Mann Center for the Performing Arts

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.


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Six-Month Philadelphia Festival Will Honor 19th-Century Freedom Pioneer

Octavius Catto was killed in South Philadelphia on the frontlines of the struggle for equality, fighting for voter rights on Election Day, 1871.


(Beres Hammond performs at the 2012 "Reggae in the Park," at the Mann Center.  Photo by Derek Brad,

Daylong Reggae Fest Returns For Second Year at the Mann Center

More than 25 bands will perform on two stages.


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Mann Center Hosts Gala Honoring 2 Contributors

This year’s honorees were local restaurateur Steven Starr and PECO.


(Members of Philadelphia arts organizations pose with PNC regional president Bill Mills -- front row, third from left.  Credit: Ian Bush)

For Fifth Year, PNC Bank Gives Out $1 Million To Local Arts Organizations

PNC Bank has announced the 21 organizations that will get a share of $1 million in grant money this year.


Thieves stole $120,000 from the Mann Music Center on August 5, 2011.

Thieves Swipe $120K From Mann Music Center

Philadelphia police are investigating an armed robbery that happened just after 12 noon at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, in Fairmount Park.


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Mann Performing Arts Center Readies For Weekend Family Arts Fest

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is presenting its first “Family Arts Festival” next weekend, and it’s free.