August 15th – Hidden River Blues Fest – Venice Island Performing Arts Center/Manayunk

hidden river blues fest

at 11:00am8:00pm in EDT

Venice Island Performing Arts Center

7 Lock St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19127

The Hidden River Blues Festival is a celebration of one of the most inspirational and eclectic genres of modern music. The festival will take place at the new Venice Island Outdoor Amphitheater throughout the day on August 15th with performances from local and nationally known Blues acts, a variety of food vendors, and a beer garden. This is a family-friendly event for music lovers of all ages.

Special Guests:
Otis Taylor Band
Sugar Blue
James Supra Blues Band
Deb Callahan Band
Steve Guyger
Tattar Tucker Moog Jackson with “Chicago” Carl Snyder

For more information:

July 31st – Blue Moon Ball at the Cynwyd Station Cafe and Tea Room

Blue Moon Ball at the Cynwyd Station Cafe and Tea Room
375 Conshohocken State Rd, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004

Friday, July 31 at 7:30pm10:00pm in EDT

A gathering of “shiny souls” to celebrate the very auspicious 2nd full moon in July (a real “blue moon”!). We directing our energies toward co-creating a celebratory midsummer celebration that includes music (drum circle?), art (mandala making or rock painting?) and amazing treats + concoctions (did someone say sundaes?) from our favorite green community center, victorian ice cream parlor, and tea room! Bring your energy & talents, and extend the welcome to the “shiny souls” that you know! Families and kid friendly!blue mood ball

June 25th – Tall Ships® Festival Philadelphia Camden 2015

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Tall Ships® Festival Philadelphia Camden 2015

Penns Landing Festival Pier Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19149

Where America Set Sail

Join us at the unique two-sided waterfront of the Delaware River as more than a dozen international and domestic Tall Ships sail in for Tall Ships Festival Philadelphia Camden 2015.

From June 25-28, 2015, the waterfronts of Philadelphia and Camden will create the perfect venue for a myriad of festival attractions and of course, Tall Ships. Affording visitors the rare chance to catch a glimpse, step aboard, and even set sail on some of the grandest ships of yore.

A French replica of the 145’ long Concorde class frigate of the French Navy, famous for carrying General Lafayette to the United States in 1780 allowing him to rejoin the Americans during the American Revolutionary War. “From the first moment I heard the name of America, I loved it; from the instant I knew it struggled for freedom, I was consumed with the desire to shed my blood for her I will count the days I got the chance to serve it, everywhere and anytime, among the happiest days of my life.” – General Lafayette

Buy Tickets Online –

If you use the promo code “VISITPHILLY” you should be able to get the 4-day pass at half-price ($12.50).

July 11th,15th &19th – The Magic Flute Opera (Venice Island Performing Arts Ctr/Manayunk)

Coming to Manayunk at the new Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Complex, Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE sung in English. Music Direction – Ting Ting Wong, Stage Direction – Theresa Seri. Bring the kids to a family friendly experience. It’s a great first opera for all ages. And enjoy a discount at Le Bus after the show! Tickets available online: www.dvopera.orgthe magic flute


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