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Earl Sweatshirt - Saturday, September 5

  • September 5th 2015
    • Earl Sweatshirt
      • Earl Sweatshirt
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Earl Sweatshirt

When: Saturday, September 5, 11 p.m.
Where: The TLA, 334 South Street
Cost: $27
More Info: Click here for details. 

Born Thebe Kgositsile, Earl Sweatshirt is a West Coast rapper and member of the Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All crew. Following in the footsteps of Eminem, Natas, and Esham, Earl would ultimately signed a deal with Columbia Records —enabling him to issue material on the major label through his own Tan Cressida imprint.

After live appearances and recordings with Odd Future, he made numerous guest appearances, most notably on Frank Ocean's acclaimed debut studio album channel ORANGE and Flying Lotus' summer single "Between Friends."

Catch Earl on Saturday, September 5 at South Street music hub, The TLA. Tickets on sale now.

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Made In America - September 5 & 6

  • September 5th 2015 — September 6th 2015
    • Beyonce and Jay-Z taking in Made in America
      • Beyonce and Jay-Z taking in Made in America
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Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival

When: Saturday, September 5 - Sunday, September 6
Where: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost: $150
More Info: Buy tickets here.

All good things come to an end, but great things always come back again. Philly, we're excited to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival will land in Philly with two days of nonstop musical performances by an epic lineup of artists, each handpicked by Jay.

Though last year's festival was anchored on the west coast in L.A., this year, there's only one place to catch the show. And, that's right here in Philly. The 2015 roster of artists was just released via Twitter, and of course Philly 360° is bringing you the news first.

The big news? Bey's back.

That's right, Jay Z's superstar wife Beyonce will once again headline the show alongside an epic lineup of talents, including The Weeknd, J. Cole, DJ Mustard, Santigold, De La Soul and Action Bronson, to name a few.You can check out the full lineup, festival details and the official flyer here.

Tickets for Made In America 2015 go on sale starting tomorrow, Thursday, June 25 with a presale which begins at 10 a.m. General public tickets and passes will be available on Monday, June 29. So, grab your tickets soon — like now! Let's go.

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John Coltrane Tribute Festival - Sunday, September 6

  • September 6th 2015
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John Coltrane Tribute Festival

When: Sunday, September 6, 12 - 6 p.m.
Where: Church of the Advocate, 19th and Diamond Street
Cost: Free
More Info: www.artsanctuary.org

Philadelphia's jazz roots run deep. For generations, our city has been home to some of the world's biggest names in jazz — including legendary saxophonist John Coltrane, who fine-tuned his musical sound right here on the streets of Philadelphia.

To celebrate the life and music of this jazz great, Art Sanctuary will present an outdoor festival and concert featuring some of country's top jazz talents alongside local musicians and bands. The show takes place at the historic and beautiful Church of the Advocate on the corner of 19th and Diamond Streets in North Philadelphia.

Highlights from the lineup including Bootsie Barnes & Hi Smokin Quintet featuring Duane Eubanks, Juan "Cuco" Castellanos & his Afro-cuban Latin Jazz Ensemble, Nasir Dickerson & The Renaissance Messengers and V. Shayne Frederick.  The event will conclude with a headlining performance by sultry soul and jazz vocalist, Maysa

And, since no Philly festival is complete without food, there will be plenty of vendors selling delicious snacks and handmade wares. 

You can get more information online here.

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Lianne La Havas - Sunday, September 20

  • September 20th 2015
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Lianne La Havas

When: Sunday, September 20
Where: The TLA, 334 South Street
Cost: $28.50
More Info: Click here.

Since the 2012 US release of her debut album Is Your Love Big Enough?, UK singer/songerwriter Lianne La Havas has been living a charmed life. Her 2012 album was named the iTunes Album of 2012, and upon hearing it megastars Stevie Wonder and Prince both reached out to connect with London's rising soul star, and personally praise her feel-good, authentic sound.

Recently, the singer dropped a new project, Blood, which includes her highly-praised first single, "Unstoppable." On September 20, La Havas hits The TLA on South Street for an incredibly beautiful, intimate night of music.

Grab your tickets now and don't miss her Philadelphia return.
 

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The Buddy System - Monday, September 28

  • September 28th 2015
    • Brother From Another Planet featuring King Britt
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The Buddy System

When: Monday, September 28, 8 p.m.
Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Avenue
Cost: $8
More Info: www.johnnybrendas.com

Philly! Next Tuesday, two of the country's finest will team up at Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown for the next edition of The Buddy System

This new monthly music series curated by Philadelphia musician, DJ and producer King Britt and New York City-based composer, producer and performer HPrizm returns to the JBs for part deux. Together, they’ll produce a night of forward-thinking music featuring artists from around the world playing experimental music and “having fun with sound.”

The catch? All of the artists will be a surprise.

The live series is an extension of a label by the same name, which you can check out here for an idea of the experimental vibe of the shows. But, anyone curious to find out who is performing each month just has to show up.

Tickets, $8, are available online. Remember, though, you won’t know who’s in the lineup beforehand. You’ll just have to trust in King Britt and HPrizm. #easy

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Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life Tour - Wednesday, October 7

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Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life Tour

When: Wednesday, October 7, 8 p.m.
Where: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad Street
Cost: TBA
More Info: Purchase tickets online here.

Yes, Philly, it's true. Music legend Stevie Wonder popped up in Philadelphia to play a free show at Dilworth Park.

After playing a previous surprise show in Washington D.C., Wonder hit the road and landed in Philly this afternoon to entertain his fan and drop some exciting news about his Songs in the Key of Life tour. Stevie's short set even included a surprise appearance by Philadelphia singer/songerwriter, Jazmine Sullivan, who sat in on a unforgettable version of Stevie's hit, Superstition.

Along with the pop up show, the legendary songwriter announced an extension for his current tour, which includes final run of shows to 20 North American cities including Philadelphia on Wednesday, October 7 at Wells Fargo Center.

Citibank pre-sale tickets are available on Tuesday, August 18 at Noon EST through Citi's Private Pass® Program in select cities. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. General tickets for select cities will be available beginning Friday, August 21 at 10AM EST at ComcastTIX.com, Wells Fargo Center Box Office or by phone.

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Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour - Wednesday, February 24

  • February 24th 2016
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Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 | 8 p.m.
Where: Wells Fargo Center | 3601 S. Broad Street
Cost: $135, $99.50, $69.50, $49.50
More Info: Purchase tickets here beginning July 20 at 10 a.m. Presale ticket information below.

Philly, are you ready? The incomparable Janet Jackson is returning to the stage, and touring for the first time in four years. Jackson's Unbreakable World Tour will be in support of her upcoming LP, which is her first album release since 2008's Discipline and her first project to be released on her label Rhythm Nation. 

Philadelphia will be a stop on the second leg of her tour—and there's no shortage of Philly talent who will be touring alongside of her. Shout out to Philly's own Adam Blackstone (musical director), DJ Aktive (tour DJ) and John “Lil’ John" Roberts (drummer) who will all be joining her on the Unbreakable tour.

PRESALE: Fans who pre-order her upcoming album will get presale access to premium tickets and experiences beginning July 14 at 10 a.m., ending on July 19 at 10 p.m. Fans will also receive an instant download of her new single "No Sleeep." Tickets go onsale July 20 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased here



Check out some of the Philly talent who will be joining Janet Jackson on her tour—Philly's own Adam Blackstone (musical director) and DJ Aktive (tour DJ). 

    • Adam Blackstone at his rehearsal with Justin Timberlake
      • Adam Blackstone at his rehearsal with Justin Timberlake
      • Photo Credit: C. Rozier for GPTMC
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      • DJ Aktive
      • Photo Credit: D. McDowell for Philly 360°/ Visit Philly

Watch this video from Adam Blackstone's after party when Justin Timberlake's 20/20 Experience tour was in Philly. DJ Aktive is also featured in the video.

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Earl Sweatshirt - Saturday, September 5

Earl Sweatshirt When: Saturday, September 5, 11 p.m. Where: The TLA, 334 South Street Cost: $27 More Info: Click here for details. Born Thebe Kgositsile, Earl Sweatshirt is a West Coast rapper and member of the Odd Future Wolf…

Made In America - September 5 & 6

Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival When: Saturday, September 5 - Sunday, September 6 Where: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway Cost: $150 More Info: Buy tickets here. All good things come to an end, but great things always come…

John Coltrane Tribute Festival - Sunday, September 6

John Coltrane Tribute Festival When: Sunday, September 6, 12 - 6 p.m. Where: Church of the Advocate, 19th and Diamond Street Cost: Free More Info: www.artsanctuary.org Philadelphia's jazz roots run deep. For generations, our city has been home to…

Lianne La Havas - Sunday, September 20

Lianne La Havas When: Sunday, September 20 Where: The TLA, 334 South Street Cost: $28.50 More Info: Click here. Since the 2012 US release of her debut album Is Your Love Big Enough?, UK singer/songerwriter Lianne La Havas has…