Jul 02-03, 2016

Fillmore Jazz Festival

San Francisco’s historic jazz district, once known as the Harlem of the West, hosts this weekend-long festival each summer, attracting more than 100,000 revelers in celebration of the Fillmore’s rich tradition of jazz, culture and cuisine. Fillmore St. between Jackson and Eddy sts., fillmorejazzfestival.com

Jul 02, 2016

Opera at the Ballpark

Head to AT&T Park for a free performance of Bizet’s “Carmen” simulcast live from the War Memorial Opera House. Pack a picnic, grab AT&T Park’s famous garlic fries and join 30,000 locals on the field or in the stands for this popular event. 7:30 pm. sfopera.com

Jun 26, 2016

Lucky 13 Summer Fest

Lucky 13 on East Passyunk Avenue is hosting their semi-annual block party on Sunday, June 26 from 12 pm -7 pm. Stop by for cold beers, great food, vintage shopping and live music. Don't forget to check out the new second floor for additional seating and a shuffleboard table! 

Jul 16-17, 2016

Bluegrass and Blueberries at Peddler's Village

Want the perfect recipe of bluegrass music and blueberries? At Peddler's Village on July 16-17 you can have just that. A weekend full of blueberry treats and swinging live bluegrass & country music will provide entertainment, food and activities for the whole family. Festival hours are from 10 am- 6 pm. You can learn more at www.peddlersvillage.com/festivals/bluegrass-and-blueberries.

Jul 30, 2016

Philly's BBQ Fest

On July 30th, come and eat some good home cooking at Philly's BBQ Fest at Citizen's Bank Park! Over 40 BBQ vendors will be working their magic while you can sample their signature BBQ dish. There will also be a Rib Eating Contest, Craft Beer Garden, food trucks and an appearance by the Philly Phanatic. The event is from 12 pm- 6pm.Tickets for a "Half-Rack" are $50, if you want to upgrade to a "Full-Rack" tickets are $75. Each ticket comes with two tickets for a Philadelphia Phillies game. For more information visit www.phillybbqfest.com.

Jul 22-24, 2016

XPoNential Music Festival

The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru offers an unparalleled experience for music discovery. With a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists heard on WXPN 88.5FM, the award-winning Philadelphia public radio station, along with a variety of family-friendly activities, the XPoNential Music Festival has been pleasing audiences of all ages for more than a decade on the Camden Waterfront. The festival will be held July 22-24 and will feature Ryan Adams, The Alabama Shakes, and Old Crow Medicine Show.

Jun 25-26, 2016

27th Annual Manayunk Arts Festival

Celebrating 27 years of presenting the best variety of fine arts and crafts from across the country, nearly 200,000 collectors, buyers, and designers will visit Main Street in Manayunk June 25-26 for the annual Manayunk Arts Festival. Saturday will run from 11 am- 7pm, Sunday 11 am- 6pm. This year there are nearly 300 artists that will showcase their work along historic walkway. Rain or shine event, mainly outdoors.

Jun 30, 2016

Guitar Legends Tribute

Come all music lovers to Guitar Legends Tribute, starring - Live at The Fillmore as The Allman Brothers Band, Kiss The Sky as The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Strange Brew as Cream at the Trocadero Theatre located on 1003 Arch Street, June 30th. This concert is definitely something you do not want to miss.  Also, part of the nights proceeds benefit Philabundance and the Alzheimer's Association to raise awareness of hungar and advance research to end Alzheimer's. Tickets for 21 and over between $15-$25. Doors open at 7:30 pm and the show will start at 8:00 pm.

Sep 30 - Oct 30, 2016

Dream Lover—The Bobby Darin Musical

An extraordinary story that goes far beyond the song, "Dream Lover" reveals the amazing life of the legendary American singer, songwriter and actor. An intimate and epic story of an all-round entertainer adored by his fans, Bobby Darin, together with his movie star wife Sandra Dee, provided the iconic soundtrack to a generation. Starring David Campbell as Bobby Darin and Hannah Fredericksen as Sandra Dee. Sydney Lyric Theatre, The star, Pyrmont. 1300 795 267. ticketmaster.com.au

Jun 25 - Oct 09, 2016

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

The Art Gallery of New South Wales presents “Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection”, an exhibition exploring the lives and art of two of the most famous artists of the 20th century. More than thirty artworks from the Gelman Collection, widely regarded as the world’s most significant private holding of Mexican modern art, are exhibited along with 49 photographs that track the artists’ lives from 1911 through to the 1950s.

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