Concerts

US singer Brittany Howard (C) of Alabama Shakes performs on the Pyramid Stage on the first official date of the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, south west England, on June 26, 2015.   (credit: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near Philadelphia

Here are the top upcoming outdoor concerts near Philadelphia.

07/16/2015

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Firefly Music Festival Planning For Crowd Of 90,000

The festival, scheduled from June 18-21, has 119 announced bands, including headliners Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon and The Killers. Last year about 80,000 people attended.

06/11/2015

The Roots perform at "The Roots Picnic" music festival at Penn's Landing on June 7, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Guide To The 2015 Roots Picnic

This year, Festival Pier is again set to host the annual festival on the waterfront. Here’s what you need to know.

05/22/2015

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Josh Groban: The Kimmel Center Tried To Price Gouge, So We Left

The singer/songwriter told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that The Kimmel Center wanted to charge “$20 something” extra for tickets over the rest of the venues that he is performing in.

05/12/2015

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Chamber Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years With Special Concert

Janelle McCoy, the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, shared some information on what to expect at the 50th Anniversary Concert on May 10th at Verizon Hall.

04/25/2015

The boardwalk in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Electronic Dance Festival Coming To AC Beachfront

Called “Bloom,” the festival will feature more than 100 acts on five stages, including Pretty Lights, Dillon Francis, G-Eazy, 3Lau and Machine Gun Kelly.

04/23/2015

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Beethoven’s First Symphony At Verizon Hall

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of Beethoven’s First, performed on May 8th and 9th at Verizon Hall.

04/18/2015

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LookFor App

If you’ve ever tried to find friends at a concert or crowded venue, you know it can be a challenge. The LookFor app can help.

04/13/2015

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Ticket Scalping Laws Vary From State To State

Isn’t ticket scalping illegal?? Depends.

04/08/2015

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Philadelphia Chamber Music Society’s Roschmann & Uchida Recital

Miles Cohen, the artistic director of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, shared some background on the recital with Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida on April 15th at the Perelman Theater.

04/04/2015

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‘Epic Hollywood Soundtracks’ At Verizon Hall

Michael Krajewski, the music director and conductor of the Philly Pops, shared a brief preview of “Epic Hollywood Soundtracks.”

03/21/2015

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Philadelphia Orchestra Offers Its First-ever Tuba Concerto

Carol Jantsch, the principal tuba of The Philadelphia Orchestra, will be playing a concerto on March 26th, 27th and 28th at Verizon Hall.

03/14/2015

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The ‘Masters Of All Time’ Concert

Jenelle McCoy, the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, described the “Masters of All Time” concert on March 22nd and 23rd at the Perelman Theater.

02/28/2015

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The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day Concert

Jeremy Rothman, the vice president of artistic planning for the Philadelphia Orchestra, shared an overview of the Valentine’s Day concert on Saturday, Feb. 14th.

01/31/2015

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: Billy Joel performs at Barclays Center on December 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Billy Joel Announces Return To Philadelphia For 2015 Summer Concert

It was announced Thursday morning that Billy Joel will be returning to Philadelphia this summer for a concert at Citizens Bank Park.

01/22/2015

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