Kurt Vile Among Free City Hall Courtyard Performances

Today, the City of Philadelphia kicks off its weekly summer concert series, City Hall Presents, which features free performances of Philadelphia artists in the City Hall Courtyard from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Tonight’s show is Alô Brasil (think Brazilian Carnival), and the series closes out on August 28th with Fishtown’s Kurt Vile, who has blown up in all kinds of ways. (Here he is on Letterman). Note that you have to RSVP.

Below, the complete schedule as provided by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.

May 29th: Alô Brasil (Brazilian music and dance)

June 5th: Cheers Elephant (indie rock)

June 12th: Illstyle & Peace (hip hop dance)

June 19th: Philadelphia School of Circus Arts (aerial acrobatics)

*Special Make Music Philly Day Program*
June 21st (FRIDAY): Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia & Norwegian Arms (jazz & folk)

June 26th: Danse4nia (modern dance)

July 10th: Andrew Lipke with the Azrael Quartet (indie rock)

July 17th: Usiloquy Dance Designs (Indian classical dance)

July 24th: Sisterly Affection (spoken word)

July 31st: Aaron Thomas & Josiah Rogers (gospel)

August 7th: Dice Raw & Friends (hip hop music)

August 14th: The Curtis Institute (classical music)

August 21st: FiddleKicks (Appalachian clogging & bluegrass)

August 28th: Kurt Vile (indie rock)