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2019 Philly Spring Entertainment Guide

Contrary to popular belief (got shore traffic??), Memorial Day Weekend is only the unofficial start to summer….

…which not only means that there’s still plenty of time to get that body speedo/bikini-and-stilettos ready and worthy, but there’s still tons of late spring Philly entertainment shenanigans to get into of on this list you see before you! 

So, in a few sassy words check it all out and bag those tickets up…..now. 

Saturday/May 25th 

Legally Blonde:The Musical/Walnut Street Theatre(through July 14th) 

The Who/Citizens Bank Park 

Treasure Island/Arden Theatre Company (through Sunday, June 9th) 

Fly Guy The Musical/Walnut Street Theatre (through Saturday, June 8th) 

Armin van Burren/Laidback Luke/Ocean Resort Casino 

Indecent/Arden Theatre Company(through Sunday, June 23rd) 

Sammy Hagar/Xcite Center @ Parx Casino 

No Vacation/PhilaMOCA 

Alesso/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City 

The Smithereens/World Cafe Live 

Cheat Codes/Premier Nightclub AC 

Nick Colionne/South Jazz Club 

The Dove & The Wolf/Johnny Brenda’s 

Billy Levy/Wells Fargo Center 

Jonah Mantranga/Kung Fu Necktie 

Trampa/The Foundry 

The Twindows/The Pharmacy 

Patrick Feliciano/Bourbon & Branch 

Gin Blossoms/Collective Soul/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

Sunday/May 26th 

Zedd/Daer Nightclub @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino AC 

The Japanese House/The Foundry 

Tony Orlando/Resorts Atlantic City 

DJ Drama/Kung Fu Necktie 

90s Party/The Fillmore 

Hayden Arp/Bourbon & Branch 

A-Trak/Ocean Resort Casino 

Monday/May 27th 

Salvatore Ganacci/Ocean Resort Casino 

Tchornobog/Kung Fu Necktie 

Tuesday/May 28th 

Gogol Bordello/Wilma Theatre 

The Book of Mormon/Academy of Music @Kimmel Center (through Sunday, June 9th) 

Bobby McFerrin/World Cafe Live 

Bodega/Boot & Saddle 

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever/Underground Arts 

Cub Sport/The Foundry 

HIGHDIVE/The Barbary 

Wednesday/May 29th 

Cruel Intentions:The ’90s Musical/Perelman Theater @ Kimmel Center (through Sunday, June 2nd) 

Paula Vogel’s Indecent/Arden Theatre Company 

L7/Union Transfer 

Pedro Capo/TLA 

Death Toll 80k/Kung Fu Necktie 

Frank Iero/The Fillmore 

Cavewoman/Ortlieb’s 

The Sh-Booms/Johnny Brenda’s 

Thursday/May 30th 

Patti Smith/Philadelphia Museum of Art 

Duff McKagan/TLA 

Deorro/NOTO 

Hundredth/Voltage Lounge 

Duff McKagan/TLA

Final Judgement/Creep Records Store 

Jazmin Ghent/South Jazz Club 

Hundredth/Voltage Lounge 

Jazmin Ghent/South Jazz Club 

Joan Shelley/The Locks at Sona 

Sammus/Milkboy Philly 

Suzi Wu/Johnny Brenda’s 

Friday/May 31st 

Wombieland/Franklin Music Hall 

Exploring Horizons/Theatre Horizon(through June 2nd) 

Meek Mill/PPL Center 

Luke Bryan/Cole Swindell/BB & T Pavilion 

David Gray/The Met 

Glen Hansard/Merriam Theater @ Kimmel Center 

Pallbearer/Union Transfer 

The Mystery Lights/Kung Fu Necktie 

Henry Jamison/Boot & Saddle 

The Stolen/Creep Records Store 

Ona/Milkboy Philly 

Year of October/the graperoom 

Dieselboy/Warehouse on Watts 

Year of October/The graperoom 

DREAMERS/The Barbary 

Davido/NOTO 

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia/Verizon Hall @ Kimmel Center 

Saturday/June 1st

The Roots Picnic w/Torey Lanez/Lil Baby/Joe Budden/City Girls/Mann Center for Performing Arts 

Ludovico Einaudi/Merriam Theater @Kimmel Center 

Walk Off The Earth/The Fillmore 

Griffin House/The Locks at Sona 

Weyes Blood/Johnny Brenda’s 

Blasterjaxx/Haven Nightclub AC 

Mini Mansions/Underground Arts 

Lil’ Baby/NOTO 

Jackeim Joyner/South Jazz Club 

Joey DeFrancesco/Kimmel Center

Starcwrawler/Union Transfer 

Kurt Travis/Voltage Lounge 

Grits and Biscuits/TLA 

Combo Chimbita/Boot & Saddle 

James Supercave/Underground Arts 

Low Road/World Cafe Live:Upstairs 

Wax Wav/Ortlieb’s 

Omar Apollo/The Foundry 

Sunday/June 2nd 

Grouplove/BB & T Pavilion 

Chromeo/Wilma Theatre 

DJ Cam/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino AC 

Kevin Morbey/Union Transfer 

Bennett Wales/Milkboy Philly 

Fantastic Negrito/The Foundry 

Mindy Smith/The Locks at Sona 

Monday/June 3rd 

Frenship/Union Transfer 

Blackbear/The Fillmore 

FACS/Boot & Saddle 

LA Noche w/Los Hacheros/SEI Innovation Studio @ Kimmel Center (free!) 

Jamila Woods/The Foundry 

Tuesday/June 4th 

Machine Gun Kelly/TLA 

Geographer/Boot & Saddle 

Nalani & Sarina/Milkboy Philly 

Melanie Fiona/World Cafe Live 

Lor Choc/Voltage Lounge 

Pentatonix/PPL Center 

Wednesday/June 5th 

Michael Fraccaso/The Locks at Sona 

The Home Team/Creep Records Store 

Thursday/June 6th 

George Clinton & Friends/Franklin Music Hall 

Charly Bliss/The Foundry 

Anika/Boot & Saddle 

Cabin Dogs/The Locks at Sona 

RBRM/The Met 

Jackeim Joyner/South Jazz Club 

Hannah Wickland/Milkboy Philly 

Friday/June 7th 

Live and Bush/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City 

Frank the Man Music/The Met 

Rennie Harris/Funkedified/Merriam Theater (through Sunday, June 9th) 

New Found Glory/Franklin Music Hall 

Gin Blossoms/Collective Soul/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

Sick of It All/Underground Arts 

David Allen/Diane Monroe/SEI Innovation Studio @Kimmel Center 

Remo Drive/Union Transfer 

Grapetooth/Boot & Saddle 

Rosali/Johnny Brenda’s 

Vicetone/NOTO 

Jackiem Joyner/South Jazz Club 

Slough Feg/Kung Fu Necktie 

Saturday/June 8th 

Twenty One Pilots/Boardwalk Hall 

Bill Maher/The Met 

The Rural Alberta Advantage/Boot & Saddle 

Local Natives/Union Transfer 

The Canvas People/Kung Fu Necktie 

Heather Mae/Philadelphia Folk Society 

Loud Luxury/Ocean Resort & Casino 

Zakke/Bourbon & Branch 

Mastodon/BB & T Pavilion 

Lincoln Durham/Ortlieb’s 

Sworn Enemy/Underground Arts 

Babyface/Tropicana Showroom 

Sunday/June 9th 

Patti Lupone:Don’t Monkey With Broadway/Verizon Hall @Kimmel Center

O.A.R//The Met 

Wolfmother/Underground Arts 

Rooney/Johnny Brenda’s

OMB Peezy/Voltage Lounge 

Phil Roy/The Locks at Sona 

Monday/June 10th

Quintino/Haven Nightclub 

Alex & The Kaleidoscope/The Quaker School 

Tuesday/June 11th 

The National/Mann Center for Performing Arts 

Hardo/Bourbon & Branch 

The Specials/TLA 

Matt Anderson/The Locks at Sona 

Wednesday/June 12th 

Jon Bellion/The Met 

Zapp/Swift Technique/World Cafe Live 

Mystic Braves/Johnny Brenda’s 

Asia/John Lodge/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

Ginger Root/Kung Fu Necktie 

heavy coughin/The Barbary 

Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties/The Foundry 

Thursday/June 13th 

Citizen Cope/The Music Box @ Borgata 

Cirque De La Symphonie/Verizon Hall @Kimmel Center (through Friday, June 14th) 

Aaron Lewis/Sands Bethlehem Event Center 

The Magician/NOTO 

Sinkane/Johnny Brenda’s 

Marcus Johnson/South Jazz Club 

Sun Ra Arkestra/Union Transfer 

Hedera/The Grape Room 

Moon King/Boot & Saddle 

Friday/June 14th 

Derek Hough/The Met 

Dave Matthews Band/BB & T Pavilion

The Lemonheads/The Foundry 

Will Varley/Milkboy Philly 

Chase Atlantic/TLA 

Sweet Spirit/Johnny Brenda’s 

The Color Fred/Kung Fu Necktie 

Will Varley/Milkboy Philly

David Ryan Harris/The Locks at Sona 

Sweet Spirit/Johnny Brenda’s 

Saturday/June 15th 

Billie Eilish/Denzel Curry/The Met 

Raiders of the Lost Ark:The Concert/The Mann 

Rachmaninoff & Mozart/Verizon Hall @Kimmel Center 

Organ Day @Kimmel Center 

Dave Matthews Band/BB & T Pavilion 

Ignite/Voltage Lounge 

Killy/The Fillmore 

Dylan LeBlanc/Boot & Saddle 

Wu-Tang Clan/Borgata Hotel & Casino Event Center 

Feed Me/TLA 

Los Coast/World Cafe Live 

MC Lars/Underground Arts 

Primitive Man/Johnny Brenda’s 

Sunday/June 16th 

Slightly Stoopid/BB & T Pavilion 

JAUZ/Ocean Resort Casino 

Jocelyn/Chris Arndt/Boot & Saddle 

Earth and Helms Alee/Johnny Brenda’s 

Monday/June 17th 

Kim Petras/TLA 

Dezorah/Kung Fu Necktie 

Fury/PhilaMOCA

Tuesday/June 18th 

CATS/Forrest Theatre (through Sunday, June 30th) 

Dylan LeBlanc/Fowler Blast Furnace Room @Artquesst Center 

Wednesday/June 19th 

The Lonely Island/The Met 

Kikagaku Moyo/Underground Arts 

Juliana Hatfield/World Cafe Live 

Aaron Lewis/Wilma Theatre 

Charlotte Morris/The Fire 

Thursday/June 20th 

Dead & Company/Bob Weir/BB & T Pavilion 

Iyanla Vanzant/Perelman Theater @Kimmel Center 

Eros Ramazzotti/The Met 

The Wild Feathers/The Foundry 

Steve Cole/South Jazz Club 

For much, much more live music shenanigans this spring, check your floral printed life with Philly Mixtape right here and here

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