Interests | QVC Beauty Bash

This is an all-out beauty convention packed with speakers, interactive engagements and freebies. Ryan Seacrest will be speaking about a skin care line he co-created. There will also be plenty of speakers throughout the night to school you on all things beauty. Oh, and how could we forget about the free gift bag? | 6 pm. $125. The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St.


Party | Skivvies

Get down to the bare minimum for this intimate party. Go wild this pride season with a night that encourages you to not hold back. Free clothes check is even another reason to celebrate. | 9 pm. $5-$10. The Bike Stop, 204 S. Quince St.

LGBTQ | Queer City

All you gotta do is follow the pink and gold road - it’ll take you down a weekend-long path full of pride celebrations. Dance it all away with different DJ performances and dance parties being hosted each day. It all kicks off with a pre-pride block party. | 6 pm. Free. Tavern on Camac, 243 S. Camac St.

Festival | Junefest 2019

A good ‘ol festival with a bunch of local artists and musicians. Jam out to live music from Kyle Sparkman, Mochi Robinson and a few others. Catch the First Friday gallery opening featuring nine talented Philly artists.| 8 pm. $10. The Secret Garden of Sound, 1714 N. Mascher St.


Music | Grapetooth

Synth and new wave heavily influence the otherworldly sound of this duo. One half of the band, Clay Frankel, is also the frontman of the indie band Twin Peaks. Together, these guys released the album “Blood” this past fall. | 8:30 pm. $13. Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.


Music | New Found Glory

It seems like these pop punk legends are always touring. We’re not complaining - especially since they keep giving us new music. They’re on the “From the Screen To Your Stereo 3” tour, promoting their new cover album. Perfect beer-drinking music to jam to this summer. | 7:30 pm. $29. Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. 7th St.

Party | Flip Flop Nation Summer Kick-Off Party

Score some awesome deals on tap and on cans while you soak in the start of summer. Take your sips on a rooftop overlooking the skyline. All the essential beer games - like cornhole and “giant” beer pong - will be going all night. | 5 pm. Free. Sunset Social, 129 S. 30th St.

Event | Petapalooza

Your pet is probably the best person you know, so take them out to this celebration. Several businesses throughout Chestnut Hill will participate in this day of activities all for our little babies. Bring ‘em to the yappy hour and get a caricature drawn up that you can cherish forever. | 5 pm. Prices vary. Locations vary.


Music | Roxanne: The Police Tribute Band

Throw it back to The Police’s 1980 tour with XTC. Roxanne - the only all female Police tribute - and Peter Pumpkinhead will be bringing you back in time with a surreal performance. It’ll be like your dancing in your bedroom and singing into your blow dryer all over again. | 8 pm. $15. Voltage Lounge, 421 N. 7th St.

LGBTQ | Fairydust: Gay Pride Boat Party

Could you think of a celebration any more… gay? This whimsical dance party will be going all night along three decks on the river. You’ll really be proud that you went to this - it’s one of the biggest events of the weekend. | 10 pm. $20. Moshulu, 401 S. Columbus Blvd.

Music | Sworn Enemy

After ten silent years, this hardcore metal band finally released an album, “Gamechanger,” this April. These guys have proved their worth by playing hundreds of shows in the early 2000s, and even gained the attention of Jamie Jasta, the vocalist of Hatebreed. Their 2001 debut album “Negative Outlook” was released under Jasta’s label. | 8 pm. $13. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.


Event | DeSean Jackson

Give this Eagle a proper welcome back to Philly before the football season starts. There’s no better way to do it than going to the official welcome party for him. | 10 pm. $25. NOTO, 1209 Vine St.

LGBTQ | Philly Dyke March

All femme, butch, queer, etc. identities are welcome to join the movement. Get pumped up by some live performances in the park before you set out to take the streets. Be a part of something bigger than a nightclub party this pride season. | 1 pm. Free. Kahn Park, 1119 Pine St.

Art | TrapxCanvas

Show some artistic expression as you paint to trap music. This isn’t “painting with a twist,” but you will be getting served drinks to inspire your creativity. This is the perfect event to just chill and create something fun, even if you’re not the artsy type. | 5 pm. $35. Temptations 2, 4942 Parkside Ave.


Comedy | Bill Maher

Maher’s here on a stand up tour to start some conversations. He always has engagements going on and his show, and he has been on TV longer than some of you have probably been alive. Get comforted by his satire and straight-up thoughts on our fucked up political system. | 8 pm. Prices vary. The Met Philly, 858 N. Broad St.

Wellness | Black and Brown Maternal Health Fair

This is the perfect educational and empowering event for black and brown mothers. Get advice from midwives and doulas and get tips on everything from breastfeeding to postpartum care. Feel free to even bring your kids - they’ll be babysat for free. | 10 am. Free. Kingsessing Recreation Center, 4901 Kingsessing Ave.


Performance | Tapping Into the Arts

This happy hour is all focused on good food, drinks and live performances. Drink up and munch on offerings from Bourbon & Branch while enjoying entertainment from dancers and musicians. Have yourself a boujie little afternoon in Fishtown. | 12 pm. $5. Sunflower Hill Beer Garden, 1725 N. 5th St.


Music | OMB Peezy

This Alabama artist is making his debut performance in Philly. He broke ground with the 2016 song “Lay Down,” which was released when he was only 19. He’s moved up pretty quickly - come watch him perform and find out why. | 7 pm. $15-$20. Voltage Lounge, 421 N. 7th St.

Party | Soft Leather

Leather makes everything better. Get freaky at this night designed to let you get loose. When DJ Sweat Daddy is spinning, you never know how crazy it could get. | 10 pm. Prices vary. Foto Club, 3743 Frankford Ave.

Discussion | Youth Set the Stage

This is a discussion by youth and for youth. Come and see all the ways that the young artists involved are making waves in multimedia. Three Philly changemakers will be sharing their works and thoughts on how they’re switching up the game. | 3 pm. Free. Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St.


Music | Wolfmother

Fuzzy, psychedelic rock that cuts straight through to your eardrums. You’ve probably heard this band’s biggest hits before, like “Joker & the Thief.” Since forming in 2006, they’ve seen lots of commercial success. Their music has been on several film soundtracks, like “Alice in Wonderland” and “Shrek the Third.”| 9 pm. $25. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.

Event | Bigger Than Me Fashion Show

A show for those that are pushing fashion boundaries in Philly. Shop some unique clothes from over 20 vendors before the models walk. Show your support and help keep Philly fabulous. | 2 pm. Prices vary. NV My Eyewear, 137 S. 52nd St.

LGBTQ | Cutthroat Queens

Imagine Cutthroat Kitchen, but with drag queens. This intense competition is in three rounds and has some serious sabotage in store for its participants. See which one of the four queens participating comes out on top, and which ones end up getting the chop. | 10 pm. Free. Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.


Fundraiser | Burpees & Burgers

This annual charity event is benefitting Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund this year. Participants will do as many burpees as possible in five minutes to raise money for the cause. Can’t even do a burpee? Don’t worry, you can still show your support by just being there. | 11 am. Prices vary. Urban Athlete, 7112 Germantown Ave.


Discussion | The Presidents: America’s Best and Worst Chief Executives

This discussion is focused on C-SPAN’s new book that comprehensively ranks our best and worst presidents. Join some of the authors, as well as the president of the Constitution Center, to find out how they rank them and why it’s important to do so. Although, you probably don’t need to know much to determine who the worst ones are. | 12 pm. Free. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.


Music | NOTS

This new wave, experimental group is constantly evolving. Through their changing lineup and unpredictable sounds, they are creating a different experience with every live performance. Give their LP from May “3” a listen. | 8:30 pm. $10. Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.

Event | Disability Pride Flag Raising

Kick off disability pride week with a free event for all. The ADAPT flag will be raised over City Hall, accompanied by live performances of music, poetry and more. Pride month isn’t just for the LGBTQ community - this is a great event to represent disabled people. | 4:30 pm. Free. City Hall, 1400 John F. Kennedy Blvd.


Music | Baroness

These Grammy-nominated, alt-metal heads are on an acoustic tour through the country, playing at independent stores. Snag an exclusive vinyl, specially designed for this tour only. You’ll also have a chance to preorder their album, “Gold and Grey,” which is set to be released this month. | 7 pm. $30. Creep Records, 1050 N. Hancock St.

Performance | Honky Tonk Man: Shake, Rattle & Roll

We really can’t imagine how wild an event like this must be. WWE superstars Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and the Honky Tonk Man will share some stories of their times on tour and in the ring. Join them for a bluesy night where you’ll be sure you’re seeing double - we can’t tell which one of them looks more like Elvis. | 8 pm. $20. PhilaMOCA, 531 N 12th St.

Dance | SBZ Nights

One of the premier events in Philly for the art of dance. Start off the night with a free Brazilian Zouk workshop, where you can learn to move slowly and confidently. Then, go all out with some bachata and salsa going all night long. | 7:30 pm. $5. Ruba Club, 416 Green St.

Outdoors | Lady Changemakers of Philly

Go on this walking tour of some of the places in Philly where women made some serious impact. Lots of history will be explored, from the women who influenced female roles in religion and politics, to women who were trailblazers for LGBT rights. We’ve all heard enough about the Founding Fathers - let’s honor the lesser-known legends that have made just as much, if not more, change. | 6 pm. $28. Christ Church, 20 N. American St.

Performance | Singing Whitman: Songs from the Drinker Collection

Celebrate Whitman’s 200th birthday with some tunes inspired by his poetry. Craft Works will be performing, which is a choral band that plays all genres of music. This is one of many events that are being held this month in celebration of Walt’s birthday. | 7 pm. Free. Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.


LGBTQ | Friends: The One with All the Drag Queens

So, no one told you that the cast members of Friends are all just drag queens now? Come party with these queens who will be representing several characters from the famous sitcom. | 8 pm. $15. L’Etage, 624 S. 6th St.

Music | The National

Dim garage rock with brooding lyrics are this band’s speciality. Since breaking out in 2000s, The National has set themselves apart by mixing influences from basically every musical genre in songs that make you feel all tingly. Check out their newest album “I Am Easy to Find,” which is yet another evolution of their long-running distinct sound. | 7:30 pm. $43.50. The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.

Learn | The HIV Prevention & Education Summit

This discussion is all about the risks facing people living with HIV/AIDS led by Naina Khanna, executive director of Positive Women’s Network. Educate yourself on the symptoms of HIV and how to support those who have it. Also, you’ll learn about how to prevent it in the first place - all in terms that everyone could understand. | 8 am. Free. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.

LGBTQ | Family Pride Party

It’s never too early to show your kid how to express pride. Bring the whole fam to this day full of activities for kids 11 and under. Read some books, dance, and craft some pride flags and gender wheels. | 5:30 pm. Free. Lucien E. Blackwell Library, 125 S. 52nd St.

Comedy | Lady to Lady Podcast Live

The comedians behind the podcast - Babs Gray, Brandie Posey and Tess Barker - are coming all the way from LA to perform the show live. Join in on this night of comedy, games and the performance of “Live Lady Problems,” a segment from the show.  | 8 pm. $15. Good Good Comedy, 215 N. 11th St.


Music | The Specials

It’s not everyday you get to catch a band on their 40th anniversary tour. Especially a band that was so important in building the popularity around ska and punk music. If we were you, we wouldn’t want to miss such an opportunity to see these still-living legends play. | 8 pm. $40. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St.

Trivia | Seinfeld vs. Friends Quizzo

If you know nothing about either of these shows, have you even watched TV before? Test your knowledge at this competitive quiz night. Proceeds will be going to the nonprofit Back On My Feet, so everyone’s really a winner in the end. | 7 pm. $10. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.

Performance | Simpatico Welcomes Our Robot Overlords

Philly actors will be reading from scripts created by Botnik, which uses word suggestions based on your source material. Artificial intelligence is going to consume us all - we’re fine with that. Embrace it at this night of comedy that’s been generated by technology. | 7 pm. Prices vary. The Drake, 1512 Spruce St.


Food & Drink | Taste of South Philly

Neighborhood newspaper South Philly Review is hosting this annual food festival. Get in on all the cultural influence in the neighborhood and sample a little bit of everything from local restaurants, bakeries and way more. There’s not much info on this jawn yet, but you could probably expect some delicious Italian and Irish eats to be featured here. | 5:30 pm. $10. Penn’s Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd.

Party | Apokalypse Industrial Dance Night

It definitely feels like the end of times is near. These heavy beats will definitely get your heart pounding and prepared for whatever comes next. Dance until you die at this dark industrial dance party. | 10 pm. $5. The Tusk, 430 South St.


Music | Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties

The solo project of Dan Campbell, the frontman of the Philly pop punk band The Wonder Years. Mixing influences of americana, rock and roll and country, Campbell creates deep, moving tracks. He writes songs that tell stories, and performs them in character. Come out for a performance that you wouldn’t expect. | 7:30 pm. $20. The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St.

Party | SoLow Fest 2019 Launch Party

Get a preview of the ninth annual DIY art festival. SoLow focuses on art that is “low maintenance and low stress,” and focuses on getting a variety of artists involved to create something different than they normally would. This party is a chance to meet some artists involved and, if you’re showing work, to display art in advance. | 8 pm. Free. Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.

Wellness | Soundbath with Brendan Principato

Escape all the city stress and treat yourself to a relaxing experience. A soundbath is an “aural adventure” that guides you to a meditative state. Disconnect from your chaotic life and enjoy a live soundscape performed by Principato. | 7 pm. Free. Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St.

Event | Billy Penn Who’s Next: First Responders

Celebrate the brave people that risk their lives for all of us. The night includes a happy hour focused on networking and showing our thanks for the people on the front lines. | 6 pm. $25. Bok Building, 821 Dudley St.


Music | Zapp Band

This group has been together longer than most of you have been alive. Since forming in 1962, Zapp has contributed their funky sounds to the works of several other accomplished musicians, like Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind and Fire. Groove with these guys who pioneered using electronic sounds and vocoder in music. | 8 pm. $22-$30. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.

Interests | Piece of Paley Furniture Sale

Get your hands on cheap furniture in need of some love. This library is moving and is in need of people to take these pieces off their hands. You don’t want to see this precious furniture end up in the trash. If you have some dollars - and space in your house - to spare, you have no excuse to not go. | 11 am. Free. Paley Library, 1210 W. Berks St.


Event | Wall Ball 2019

This annual event honors people working for criminal justice reform. This year, Eagles player Malcolm Jenkins is among those being acknowledged for their activism. It’s all about the people focusing on changing the narrative around incarceration in America. | 6 pm. Prices vary. The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St.

Learn | Astrology for Personal Empowerment

Your birth chart can say a lot about who you are. Learn how to read and decipher what it all means at this workshop. Connect with your higher awareness and get to know more about yourself. | 7:30 pm. $33. Moon & Arrow, 754 S. 4th St.


Marshall Allen, during Thee Maximalists' set at Orion Sound Studios in Baltimore, MD: 24may08.

Music | Marshall Allen 95th Birthday Celebration

Allen, the director of the big band Sun Ra Arkestra, has a pretty good reason to party hard. Join him and honor all the music he’s contributed his mastery to throughout his life. Here’s to several more years of this alto sax aficionado leading this powerful group. | 8 pm. $20. Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.

Interests | Sip & Craft: DIY Microgreen Workshop

Did you know you can get even more nutrition from these little vegetables than from full-grown ones? At this workshop hosted by “certified master gardener” Casey Tabor, you’ll learn how to maintain your own microgreen garden at home and how to incorporate them in your diet. | 6:30 pm. $15. Open Kitchen Sculpture Garden, 2251 N. Philip St.

Party | Boogie Down Underground

Another event to get you dancing your ass off this pride season. Get down in the underground to some funky beats. Be proud and shake all your assets on the floor. | 7:30 pm. $20. Warmdaddy’s, 1400 S. Columbus Blvd.

Music | Electric Feels: Indie Dance Party

An all-out party featuring some of the most influential indie music music ever created. Featuring songs from The Killers, MGMT, Vampire Weekend and more, the DJs will be drawing us to the floor with one song after the other. | 9:30 pm. $13. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.

Fundraiser | Shakesqueer: A Top Surgery Fundraiser

Help raise some money for these Philly performers that are no stranger to local theater and nightlife. Every live performance happening is inspired by the works of Shakespeare. Revel in the drama and appreciate the efforts of all these badass artists involved. | 9 pm. Prices vary. Front Street Dive, 10 S. Front St.

LGBTQ | Slayher: Philly’s Only All Metal Drag Show

Drag queens of all talents gather for Philly’s only heavy metal drag show. Every performer brings their own level of chaos. You can’t miss the “heavy metal guttural scream” contest that turns this party up a few notches. | 8 pm. Prices vary. Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.



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