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When: April 27, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Where: Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2525 Pennsylvania Avenue
Cost: $20 General Admission | $14 Students
More Info: www.philamuseum.org
Philly’s fashion stock continues to rise this year. On the heels of Philly Fashion Week and The Barnes Foundation's exhibit of international art impresario Yinka Shonibare, Philly has yet another style centered exhibit coming to town. On display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building, Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love explores the sudden rise and remarkable achievements of 1980’s American-born, Paris-based fashion designer, Patrick Kelly.
The exhibition is the first to showcase full on of Kelly’s head-to-toe fashion ensembles. Over 80 creations will be on display and will also feature selections from his extensive collection of black memorabilia, videos of his lively fashion shows, and works by renowned fashion photographers Horst P. Horst, Pierre et Gilles, and Oliviero Toscani.
In addition to Runway to Love, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will also feature Gerlan Jeans ♥ Patrick Kelly, a complimentary exhibition of whimsical streetwear by Gerlan Jeans. Gerlan, who has been worn by the likes of Beyonce and Katy Perry, has reinterpreted Kelly’s signature aesthetics: bows, buttons, and other bold embellishments, to create clothes that embody the dynamic spirit of the 80s.
Both exhibits will run April 27 through November 30 in the Perelman Building at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
When: Saturday, August 30 - Sunday, August 31
Where: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost: $117 for 2-day pass, $526 for 2-day VIP
More Info: Buy tickets here.
Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival is returning to Philly with another two days of nonstop musical performances by an epic lineup of artists. Anchored on the east coast in Philadelphia, and the west coast in L.A., the entire country has been buzzing with anticipation, waiting for Mr. Carter and crew to announce this year's MIA lineup.
And, we're happy to tell you the wait is finally over!
Made in America has just released the 2014 roster of artists via Twitter, and of course Philly 360° is bringing you the news first. Highlights for this year include, writer of hit-song "Happy" Pharrell, reigning hip-hop mogul Kanye West, classic rap throwback group De La Soul, and hit-making artist J. Cole, just to name a few. You can check out the full lineup below.
Kanye West | Pharrell Williams | J. Cole | De La Soul |3LAU | The Neighbourhood | Danny Brown | YG | Holy Ghost | Penguin Prison | Destructo |Bleachers | DJ Cassidy | Cherub | Will Sparks | Young & Sick | Vacationer | Cut Snake | Kaneholler | Steve Aoki | Girl Talk | Spoon | Chromeo | City and Colour| Grimes | Awolnation | R3hab | Gareth Emery | Baauer | Tommy Trash | Mayer Hawthorne | Kongos | Tiesto | The National | Kings of Leon
Insider Tip: Grab tickets and book a room now.
When: Wednesday, September 3 | 8 p.m.
Where: The Kimmel Center | Broad & Spruce Streets
More Info: Click here.
One part live music showcase, and one part dance party, this popular monthly event has been hosted by some of the area's hottest names in R&B, jazz, hip hop, and soul, and some of the best talents with return to lay down some Philly sounds in September. Stay tuned for more news on the lineup.
For now, grab your tickets, spread the word — and get ready to come out and sit in, Philly style. #whoissittinin
When: Wednesday, September 3, 7 p.m.
Where: The Barbary, 951 Frankford Avenue
More Info: Click here to buy tickets.
Ali built up is rep among college students by playing the university music scene across the nation. Steadily growing in popularity, the Philly emcee would later go on to tour with the likes of Diplo, Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Shwayze, Dvbbs, ASAP Rocky, Logic, Hoodie Allen, Mod Sun, Travis Scott, Machine Gun Kelly & Cisco Adler — later releasing three mixtapes tapes to critical acclaim.
With the release of their most recent live album, Family Dinner, Snarky Puppy has gone from an underground secret to one of the most respected bands in the game. Along with the group's signature jazz sound, Family Dinner boasts an impressive line-up of guest performers, including Chante Cann, Shayna Steel and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lalah Hathaway.
Over the last four years, Snarky Puppy has earned a reputation for delivering live performances with unparalled energy and musicianship. Their formula is simple—they effortlessly fuse jazz and rock musicians with black gospel/R&B artists to create a fresh sound all their own. Snarky Puppy hits the World Cafe Live stage this month to lay down a set full of lush harmonies for their Philly fans.
When: Sunday, September 21, 8 p.m.
Where: The Trocadero Theater, 1003 Arch Street
More Info: Click here for tickets.
Here's one for the truest of hip-hop heads. On Sunday, September 21, rap legend KRS-One hits the stage at The Trocadero. Often referred to as one of the greatest emcees of all time, KRS-One has been bringing the world socially conscious music for well over two decades. This show also includes opening performances by old school rapper MC Shan, original hip-hop duo Das EFX and rapper J-Fletch.
When: Monday, September 22, 8 p.m.
Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street
More info: Click here.
Day 26's story is well-known to their fans, as millions of whom tuned in watch it unfold on MTV's 2007 hit TV show Making the Band 4. Now, after a four-year hiatus, the R&B power group, which was put together by Diddy, has reformed and is hitting the road to connect with their fans and promote their latest music.
On Monday, September 22, all five original members of the band, Robert, Will, Brian, Mike and Qwanell, land at World Cafe Live in University City to show Philadelphia exactly what they've been working on. Check out Day 26's newly-released EP, "The Return," which is available for free download on Soundcloud.
When: Saturday, October 18, 8 p.m.
Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Avenue
More Info: Click here for tickets.
After landing his first production credit for underground hip-hop squad Slum Village in 2002, Black Milk went on to become a celebrated producer and rapper.
Few producers have earned the notoriety and respect he has as a musician, and coupled with his commanding talent as an emcee, it’s no surprise that Black Milk's releases are consistently met with praise and much anticipation. His forthcoming full-length album If There's A Hell Below continues Black’s trend of releasing material that maintains his signature sound while pushing hip-hop music into new territory.
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Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival When: Saturday, August 30 - Sunday, August 31 Where: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway Cost: $117 for 2-day pass, $526 for 2-day VIP More Info: Buy tickets here. Jay Z's Budweiser Made in…