St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are filled with live music, bands and dancing. If you are in search of a great celebration and tunes, here are your best bets for live music in Philadelphia on the holiday.

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New Deck Tavern
3408 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 386-4600

Price: Free
Date: March 17
Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Liquor licensed since 1933 — the year prohibition ended — the Deck’s draft beer system was imported from County Cork, Ireland and promises a perfect St. Patrick’s Day party. Expect tons of Irish music and dancing, as well as an awesome line-up on the taps. Be sure to fill up on Irish favorites including shepherd’s pie and bangers and mash as you celebrate the holiday.

Brownies 23
23 East Lancaster Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003
(610) 649-8389

Price: Free
Date Date: March 17
Hours: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
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Brownies 23 is a hip sports bar located in Ardmore, PA (a few minutes away from Philadelphia). On St. Pat’s day, Brownies 23 will have plenty of food and drink specials and Irish musical guests Blackthorn. Blackthorn is a local band who has performed their Celtic rock music around the Tri-State area for twenty-years.

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Bridget Foy’s
200 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1813

Price: Free
Date: March 17
Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Bridget Foy’s Restaurant and Bar is on trendy South Street in the city’s Society Hill section. The bar will have numerous drink specials and traditional Irish fare to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Live music begins at 9 p.m. by local Irish band Connemara Codfish Company. Come down, enjoy yourself and sing along to traditional Irish tunes.

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Crawl for Gold
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 255-4233

Price: $5  to $20
Dates: March 17 to 19
Hours: 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Get ready for three consecutive days of fun, drinks and live music! Crawl for Gold is a three day St Patrick’s Day celebration that starts and ends at the popular McFadden’s Pub in Philadelphia. Rock your finest shamrocks and shake your green beads for three days as you enjoy plenty of Irish jams. The final day of celebration is at McFadden’s from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Diketa Myers is a Philly native and women’s relationship freelance writer for Her work can be found at

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