Music | Streetlight Manifesto

These guys are that light that never goes out. It seems they’ve been touring since we could walk. Regardless, you always have to catch them when they come around - you always know it’s gonna be a fun one. | 7:30 pm. $27.50. Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. 7th St.

Music | Wovenhand

This band is ready to defy any norm they’re expected to follow. They’re an alt-country band from Denver. Not Dallas, not Decatur, Alabama… Denver. We bet these guys look down from their mile-high city and know they’re the shit. | 7:30 pm. $18. Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St.

Comedy | NYC Comedy Invades Philly

Alright, because we’re the city of brotherly love we’ll let you guys invade for one night. All these Big Apple comics - presented by Jordan Raybould - are here to show their gut-busting talents to us. What’s really funny though is that they live in New York, because we all know there’s no better city than this one. | 7 pm. $15. Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St.


Food & Drink | Drink Beer, Save Cats

Throw ‘em back to benefit City Kitties Rescue’s life-saving mission. Your first drink is included with your ticket, but that doesn’t mean you should stop there. We don’t want you to be irresponsible, but it is for the cats, so… drink up. | 7 pm. $20. Philadelphia Brewing Co., 2440 Frankford Ave.

Comedy | Chico Bean

Nearly every stand-up comedian is a showbiz afficionado. Bean is no exception to this rule. He’s been in the game for six years, but has already left his mark in TV - he’s in MTV’s “Wild ‘n Out” and did some writing for an upcoming E! show “The James Davis Project.” | 7:30 pm. $25. Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St.

Music | Don’t Stop Or We’ll Die

A collaborative band that isn’t exactly sure what they do. Regardless, they own it. Come watch stars from Netflix’s “LOVE” and one part of the pop-punk band Motion City Soundtrack make some poppy magic together. | 8 pm. $20. PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St.


Music | Outlaw Music Festival

Nothing says summer more than a little country twang. Willie Nelson is presenting this festival full of down-home artists that are bringing their best performances for a chill outdoor show. A little bluegrass, some folk and a whole lot of acoustic guitar always make everything seem alright. Move through the final days of summer with a cold beer in your hand and warm tunes in your ears. | 4 pm. $35-$225. The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.

Art | Friday the 13th Flash Event

We feel like it hasn’t been Friday the 13th for a while, so there’s a reason to celebrate. Get a tattoo at a flat rate to commemorate the holiday. Stick around after for a gallery show featuring plenty of local artists and giveaways. | 12 pm. Prices vary. Art Machine Productions, 1345 Frankford Ave.


Music | Angels and Airwaves

It’s been seven long years without a tour for this band. Honestly, we’re excited to see Tom DeLonge back on stage after leaving Blink 182. We were really scared that he quit music completely to chase aliens. | 8 pm. $38. The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St.


Food & Drink | Philadoptables “Pup” Crawl

Get your drink on at a few bars that will be donating profits to Philadoptables, a local animal rescue. If you don’t want to go to this, we don’t want to be friends with you. We’re so lucky to have such accessible ways to give back to rescue organizations - take the chance to give back like this whenever you can. | 12 pm. $25. Locations vary.

Festival | Rise Festival

Get lifted by some vibrant jazz performances. Look around at all the art and clothing offered by local vendors as you enjoy some positive vibes. | 11 am. Free. Church of the Crucifixion, 620 S. 8th St.

Food & Drink | Birthday Block Party

Do you remember your eighth birthday party? All the adults were drinking beer while you had some Kool-Aid. Now, you get to be the cool adult at the kid’s birthday party. Except it’s a party for a brewery, so it’s going to be even cooler. | 12 pm. Free. Evil Genius Beer Co., 1727 N. Front St.

Interests | Three Year Anniversary Flea Market

This secondhand shop has been doing its damn thing for three years now. To celebrate, there will be a beer truck and lots of shopping to do. You can grab just about anything you need from this secondhand store. | 9 am. Free. Thunderbird Salvage, 2441 Frankford Ave.

Event | PJP Marketplace Car Show

Gawk at all different types of cars at this third annual show. Food, live music and awards for the best cars on display. | 9 am. Free. PJP Marketplace, 8960 Frankford Ave.


One of the queerest parties in the city is going down tonight. Show up early for a pre-party drag king show of epic proportions. | 9 pm. $7-$17. Tabu, 254 S. 12th St.


Fitness | Philadelphia Undy RunWalk

Bare it all to everyone in Philly. Run through the city to benefit colorectal cancer research and awareness. We know you’ve always wanted an excuse to leave the house in your underwear. | 7 am. $30-$40. Paine’s Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.


LGBTQ | Philly Queer Brunch

This bi-monthly potluck raises money for a different organization every time. This month, Black and Brown Workers Cooperative will be benefited. No matter what date you’re able to make it, you’ll be supporting a good cause. | 12 pm. Prices vary. Malcolm X Park, 5100 Pine St.


Festival | Mexican Independence Day Festival

An epic celebration for a kick-ass country. Come to the Delaware Valley’s largest commemoration of Mexican independence. Don’t miss out on the timeless traditions and good times this celebration always brings. | 2 pm. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, 601 N. Columbus Blvd.

Music | Chris Forsyth

Experimental art rock for your nerve. Forsyth isn’t shy to being a band frontman, but he really knows how to shine on his own. Let his music throw you back to the strange but groovy sounds of the 70s. | 9 pm. $10. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave.

Fitness | Humana Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon

Nothing is more rock ‘n roll than running a damn marathon. Show your stripes here, whether it’s your first or 400th run. Your participation benefits St. Jude’s. | 6 am. $62-$117. Locations vary.

Food & Drink | Kölsch Fest

All this beer will make you German for the day. Get your glass filled up as many times as you’d like with traditional service straight out of Cologne. Let this neighborhood brewery take you on a trip. | 12 pm. $5. Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton St.

Art | Philly Free Week

Live in the city? Get into the Magic Gardens for free all week. We don’t think you should turn down the offer to see some colorful and original art. | 11 am. Free. Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South St.

Festival | B[L]OK PARTY

This South Philly bar opens the party up to everyone in the neighborhood once a year. Come out for some typical block party amenities - bouncy castle, fried food and live music. | 12 pm. Free. Bok, 1901 S. 9th St.

Festival | North Front Street Festival

All the wonders of local art and music will come together under one roof here. Shop around at the farmer’s market and art star pop-up, and make some of your own art to take home. | 10 am. Free. 1624 N. Front St.


Community | #DoBetterPhilly Protest

We all know the ACCT Philly facilities are in horrible condition due to a lack of funding. We know, so now we have to act. Let your voice be heard and speak up for the animals that can’t. | 4:30 pm. Free. Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.


Grace VanderWaal at the Grammy Museum

Music | Grace Vanderwaal

Vanderwaal is one of those unforgettable “America’s Got Talent” winners. We’re pretty amazed at how she can blow us away with just her voice and a ukulele. We guess that’s why she’s so damn famous at just 15. | 7:30 pm. $27.50. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St.

Art | The Long Road to LGBTQ Equality in PA

It’s been quite a journey, and it’s not over yet. This art exhibit takes a look at the history of the fight for equality for all. Let’s learn from our past so we can move on and create a better future. | 11 am. Free. William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.

Film | Premiere Screening: Black Girl Church

This documentary is a look at the relationship between black girls and the beauty supply store. It’s a relationship that many deal with throughout their lives. We’re really into this kind of representation in the media. | 6:30 pm. Free. Entrepreneur Works, 400 Market St.

Food and Drink | Tasty Ferments with the Shockeys

Sometimes, we can barely throw together some boxed mac and cheese. This class is useful though for when you’re feeling fancy with your cooking. Learn about shio-koji, a powerful mold that you can eat and that adds power to any dish. | 6 pm. $35. Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.

Outdoors | Mt. Airy Groove

The whole neighborhood is going to be moving to this groove. Enjoy local tastes and sounds with high quality food and musical performances. Immerse yourself in the culture of this tight community. | 4 pm. Free. Lovett Park, 6945 Germantown Ave.

Music | Gulch

Tear it up with some good ‘ol California metal. These guys are coming all the way from San Jose just to leave the stage ripped to shreds. Don’t you dare disappoint them. | 7 pm. $10. Creep Records, 1050 N. Hancock St.

Discussion | The Future of Hahnemann Hospital

We know you’re all concerned. Hahnemann really shouldn’t have shut down, but now that it has, it’s time we discuss the future of its vacant space and the people who once filled it. | 6:30 pm. Free. 55 N. Broad St.


Food & Drink | Brews and Views

Get lifted with some libations while already being high in the sky. Enjoy rooftop skyscraper views and take in all the local craft beers and deliciously crafted cocktails. | 5 pm. Free. Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.


Interests | Constitution Day

On this day in 1787, the Founding Fathers signed our Constitution. With a little ink, the U.S.’ foundational laws and values were preserved forever. Commemorate this day with free admission to the Constitution Center and educate yourself some more on the historic document. | 9 am. Free. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.

Party | Mums and Mutts Calendar Reveal Party

See all the pictures of Mummers cheesin’ with dogs that will be in this nonprofit’s upcoming calendar. Mums and Mutts is an organization of Mummers dedicated to helping local shelter animals. | 6 pm. Prices vary. Mummer’s Museum, 1100 S. 2nd St.

Music | Christian French

We can’t navigate through this sea of SoundCloud musicians. French first gained his fame through the digital platform, which got him to work with a Grammy-nominated producer on his debut album “Natural Colors.” | 8 pm. $15. The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St.


Music | Robert Plant and Nathaniel Rateliff

Since the Led Zeppelin days, Plant has been stunning us with his showstopping talents. Much of his solo career has shown his musical sophistication. Paired with Rateliff and the Night Sweats, this show is sure to be a punch to the gut in the best way possible. | 7 pm. $40-$95. The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.

Interests | Workers’ Presidential Summit

The 2020 presidential candidates will gather at this first annual event hosted by the AFL-CIO. Each will have to make a case of how they will stand up for all the labor workers in the country. | 3 pm. Prices vary. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.

Interests | Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

We can never just appreciate the current moment - first Christmas in July, and now this. It is a great idea for a reason to party, though. Bring the kids and your appetite to play tons of games and chow down on traditional Irish dishes. | 4 pm. Free. The Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan Rd.

Discussion | Rebecca Rutstein

Rutstein just completed an expansive mural, “Convergence,” which overlooks the Schuylkill River Trail. She will be speaking as part of the “Points of View” series about how her art intersects with her career as an ocean explorer. | 6 pm. Free. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 118 N. Broad St.


Film | Art House Theater Day: Putney Swope

Today is a national celebration of art house and indie movies. Come check out something different and watch a screening of one of Robert Downey Sr.’s films. | 7 pm. $13. PFS Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St.

Comedy | Uncomfortable

The goal is to laugh at every taboo and uncomfortable topic that is usually difficult to talk about. Don’t take life so seriously. This show will prove to you that everybody has to go through some of the same awful shit you have. | 7 pm. Free. Tattooed Mom, 530 South St.

Network | Philly Big Mixer

Shake up your Wednesday by throwing yourself out there. Mingle with some of Philly’s hottest local bartenders. Get to know each other over a stiff drink and some good food. | 5:30 pm. $30. Stratus Rooftop Lounge, 433 Chestnut St.


Interests | A Narcan Story Slam

So many people have been affected by this lifesaving product. Come tell your candid story about your own experiences. If you don’t have any, listen to others - you’ll really learn something from those brave enough to tell their tales of intervention. | 6:30 pm. $5. The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd St.

Food & Drink | Dine Out for Pet’s Sake

If you could save the animals by simply stuffing yourself with food, you should definitely do it. Now is your chance - a bunch of local bars and restaurants will be donating portions of their profits from all diners. Whatever dish or drink you have will directly contribute to saving animals who were victims of cruelty and neglect. | 7 am. Prices vary. Locations vary.

Music | Hater

We’re sure this band has run into a few of them. If nobody is hating on you, though, then you’re not doing it right. Come watch this indie pop and that definitely knows how to do it right. | 8:30 pm. $12. Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St.


Music | Band of Skulls

This band has broken out into the rock-n-roll universe with their newest album “Love is All You Love.” With a name like that, how could they not be rock-n-roll? Get into it with their new music and old at this performance bound to be killer. | 8 pm. $22. Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.

Discussion | Open House on Addiction

Addiction affects more people than we think. It’s always beneficial to drop in on an event like this and learn some resources to deal with such a heavy topic. Whether you’re going in support of a loved one or not, go to be informed. | 5:30 pm. Free. 7433 Limekiln Pk.


Music | 47SOUL

Here’s some music you’ve probably never heard before. This Jordanian-Palestinian group rocks some hip-hoppy, funky street music and has all the right moves to go with it. This is their first time blessing a Philly audience with their talent. | 7 pm. $25. Annenberg Center Outdoor Plaza, 3680 Walnut St.


Music | The B-52s

A bomb of nostalgia is about to be dropped on us. Even though they started in 1976, this new wave band is touring to celebrate its 40th anniversary. They’re weird, but that’s what has made them so damn revolutionary. | 7 pm. $25-$79.50. The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave.

Discussion | Profs and Pints: Hamilton’s History Remix

Roughly 80% of the world population has probably seen Hamilton on Broadway. This discussion is a closer look at the musical and its use of actual U.S. history. Through all this examination, you will learn why it has been so damn successful. | 6 pm. $12. Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St.

Interests | Houseplant Swap

Breathe some new life into your home. Let go of a beloved plant and get a new one at this neighborhood swap meet. There will also be plants up for sale, so say goodbye to an old love and gain a new one instantly. | 5 pm. $5. Urban Jungle, 1526 E. Passyunk Ave.


Food & Drink | Whiskey Bonanza

Whiskey river, don’t run dry… You won’t have to worry about that here - there’s over 100 types of the good stuff to taste. Come out for a relaxing night under the stars with plenty of delicious drinks and fresh food - there’s even going to be a pig roast, so yeah, you can’t miss out. | 7 pm. $60. The Twisted Tail, 509 S. 2nd St.

Art | Artful Wishes Art Auction

Sometimes, you never know you need a piece of art until you see it. Especially when the money you spend on the art will go towards Make-a-Wish - then, you simply have to buy it. You’re in for a fun night with auctioneer Neil Hartman, who will leave you wondering how he can even breathe while he does his job. | 5 pm. Free. Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Columbus Blvd.

Outdoors | Garden Party

Chug some fancy cocktails in an award-winning community garden in Brewerytown. This is the independently-ran garden’s fundraising night, so be sure to be generous. You’ll be getting a souvenir glass in return. | 6 pm. $75. Brewerytown Garden, 27th St. and Master St.

Interests | Twilight Market

It may not really be summer anymore, but it doesn’t mean it’s not still peak farmstand season. Pick some fresh produce to have in your kitchen and indulge in a craft beer or two. Women in Horticulture will be discussing how we can keep our home gardens going throughout the fall and winter. | 5 pm. Free. Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St.

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