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Live Music

Madonna at Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia on Thursday night for her Celebration Tour
City Life

After Lots and Lots of Waiting, Madonna Finally Takes the Stage in Philadelphia

Before Thursday night, Madonna hadn’t performed in Philadelphia since way back in 2019. That’s when she brought her oh-so-problematic “Madame X” show to the Met […]

madonna, who just released her new world tour dates, performing in South Philadelphia in 2015
City Life

Madonna Snubs Philly on Her New Greatest Hits Tour

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]

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City Life

Philly Today: First Look at Broad Street’s Cool New Music Venue, Solar Myth

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]

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How Pandemic Project Snacktime Became Philly’s Favorite Band

It’s been a busy and productive year for Snacktime. The horn-based funk band performed at halftime on the Sixers’ court 10 times. They headlined the […]

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Kimmel Center Expands Free Plaza Performance Series

After it tackled the return of live theater, the Kimmel Cultural Campus has been gradually adding back the free Plaza performance events we’ve missed so […]

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There’s Nothing I’ve Missed More Than Enjoying Live Music in a Bar

I identify as an alcoholic, and not in that cute It’s wine o’clock somewhere! kind of way. And while I’m sober, I still missed going […]

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City Life

Here’s How Much Philly Arts Venues Received of $6.8 Billion in COVID-Relief Grants

For many months during COVID, it was tough to rely on the restaurant industry for income, as countless articles and TV news segments have documented. […]

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City Life

A Lesson in Forgiveness from the Woman Who Was Punched in a Philly Church on Sunday

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Woman Punched in a Philadelphia Church Forgives […]

philadelphia music venue chris' jazz cafe, which is reopening under a live streaming only model for the foreseeable future
City Life

Center City Music Venue to Reopen This Weekend — Without a Live Audience

Prior to 2020, Philadelphia music venue Chris’ Jazz Cafe had presented 500 performances every year for the last couple of decades, with sometimes as many […]

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City Life

Made In America 2019: Your Guide to Road Closures, Parking, and Public Transit

You’ve just made it past the public-space-encroaching party that is Dîner en Blanc, and guess what? Now there are more crowds on the way! Jay […]

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Be Well Philly

A New Wellness-Slash-Music Festival Is Coming to Philly

A new kind of festival is coming to town, celebrating music, wellness, creativity, and social connection. ManiFEST, hosted by Philly-based Glbl Vllg, is going to […]

City Life

Dope Shows Festival Promoters Hope to Fill a Void in Philly’s Music Scene

On July 6th, the first-ever Dope Shows music festival will take place at The Mann Center. The new summer event will feature popular Philly hip-hop artist PNB […]

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City Life

Does Philly Even Care About Its Musical Heritage?

The Made in America music festival comes to the Parkway this month, but future installments were jeopardized when the Kenney administration, rather nonchalantly, nearly evicted […]

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Philly Just Got an Awesome New Piano Bar

If you’re a fan of piano bars, then you know that there is a dearth of good piano bars in Philadelphia. The piano bar at […]

Be Well Philly

City Fitness Is Hosting a Huge $10 Workout Bash at The Fillmore

City Fitness is celebrating its 11th birthday this August, and for it, they’re throwing a huge party. And we really mean HUGE. The event, scheduled for August […]