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Contest: Win Tickets To See Keyshia Cole Live At The TLA - Saturday, August 1

  • Posted By: Sarah Janiszewski
  • July 18, 2014
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      • Photo Credit: D. Blanks / Courtesy of the artist

Philly 360° loves to hook you up with contests for tickets to some of the hottest shows going down in Philadelphia — and we've got another one for you! That's right. We're hooking a few lucky fans up with tickets to see R&B songstress Keyshia Cole. #holla

The "She" singer is gearing up for her next album release and will be stopping through Philly for her Point of No Return tour, named after her upcoming project. 

Cole's music has always been layered with Philly ties, including some bangers from Philly's own multiplatinum selling, GRAMMY-nominated producers - Carvin & Ivan. And we're sure she'll be resurfacing some of her Philly-infused songs during her upcoming Philly show. 

Want to be there? Philly, here's your chance to see Keyshia Cole live at The TLA. Enter to win a pair of tickets below. 


Event Details

Keyshia Cole: Point of No Return Tour
When: Friday, August 1 | 8pm
Where: The TLA | 334 South Street
More: Click here for more. 

Contest: Win Tickets To See The Wayans Brothers Live at Tower Theater - Saturday, August 2

  • Posted By: James Claiborne
  • July 17, 2014
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      • The Wayan Brothers
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Looking for a serious night of comedy? We hope so, because one of the industry's most hilarious families is taking their show on the road. 

This summer, writer-director-actor-producers Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Shawn Wayons and Marlon Wayans, are touring the US — and they're bringing signature style of comedic antic our way. On August 2, the Wayans land at Tower Theater for a one-night-only family affair. 

This sketch comedy/stand-up tour featuring The Wayan Brothers has been years in the making, and will bring the four talents together on one stage for the first time in years. Fans of the the Wayans will be treated to extremely funny set that showcases the versatile, multi-faceted acting skills of each of these phenomenally talented comedians. 

Want in on the laughs? We know you do! That's why Philly 360° will be hooking a few lucky fans up with a pair tickets for this show, courtesy of our friends at Live Nation. Just fill out the below form for your chance to win. 

Click here for the official rules. 

The Wayans Brothers
When: Saturday, August 2, 8 p.m. 
Where: Tower Theater, 69th & Market Street
Cost: $50 - 84
More Info: Click here to purchase tickerts online. 

CONTEST: Win Tickets To See Boyz II Men At The Tower Theater - Saturday, June 7

  • Posted By: James Claiborne
  • May 16, 2014
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"MotownPhilly's back again..." But, truthfully — the classic R&B sound of Boyz II Men has never gone out of style. For over two decades, these hometown Philly vocal powerhouses have been dropping hit records and entertaining music lovers from around the globe. 

This month, Wayna, Nate and Shawn are bringing it back home, performing live at The Tower Theater on Saturday, June 7. Along with the popular Philadelphia anthem "MotownPhilly", the fellahs will lay down fan favorites like "I'll Make Love To You," "End of the Road," "On Bended Knee," and other chart-topping hits from their discography.  

We know — you want to be there, right? We've got you covered. Philly 360° will be hooking a few lucky fans up with tickets courtesy of our friends at Live Nation. Just complete the below entry form for a chance to win. 

You can click here to view the official contest rules. 

Boyz II Men
When: Saturday, June 7, 8 p.m. 
Where: The Tower Theater, 19 S. 69th Street
Cost: $47-74
More Info: Buy tickets online here

Turn Up For May: The Roots, Janelle Monae, Iggy Azalea, Jeff Bradshaw + Win Tickets To Roots Picnic

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • May 2, 2014
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      • Photo Credit: D. McDowell for Philly 360°/ Visit Philly

Featured Events:

The 30th Annual Celebration of Black Writing — Thursday, May 1 - Saturday, May 31

Art Sanctuary is back on the scene with The 30th Annual Celebration of Black Writing—and this year, they are definitely doing it big. Along with weekly author readings, weekend workshops and the stunning photography exhibit Chicken Bone Beach, CBW 2014 will also honor mega-producers Carvin & Ivan during its signature event, the Lifetime Achievement Awards at Temple Performing Arts Center.  

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Iggy Azalea — Saturday, May 3

Breaking: Iggy Azalea just dropped her debut album, The New Classic, and is hitting the road headlining the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Fans of Iggy’s pop-influenced rap stylings can catch her performing music from the new project at The TLA on South Street.

The Real With Rob Hill & Alex Elle — Sunday, May 4

Motivational tweeter and author Rob Hill lands at Union Transfer to talk love, relationships and success with his Philly fans. The Real will also feature an appearance by blogger Alex Elle, author of the popular site The Good Hair Blog. Check this event out—you’re guaranteed to leave better, stronger, faster and wiser.

The R&B Collective Featuring Eric Roberson  — Sunday, May 4

Each and every Sunday, The R&B Collective brings a new, hot music lineup to popular soul food restaurant and live waterfront music venue, Warmdaddy’s. This time around they teamed up Philly-based entertainment personality Moshay LaRen to present an exciting evening of music with special guest, Eric Roberson! 

GRAMMY FutureNOW — Saturday, May  10

The Recording Academy® Philadelphia and New York chapters are teaming up to present one dynamic music conference in two cities over two days. On Saturday, May 10, GRAMMY futureNOW Philadelphia will bring together the industry’s top artists, songwriters and executives to examine the current state and the future of the music industry. Confirmed speakers include Kevin Liles, James Poyser of The Roots, J. Erving, Ivan Barias, Pop Wansel, Q Deezy and more. #GRAMMYfutureNOW

Jeff Bradshaw & Friends HOME — Wednesday, May 28

Philly native and sought-after trombonist Jeff Bradshaw has toured the world, playing alongside some of the industry’s hottest talents. Now, Jeff is bringing it home to the Kimmel Center for his live concert and album recording featuring Trombone Shorty, Take 6, Marsha Ambrosius, Kim Burrell, Najee, Kenny Lattimore, Eric Roberson, Bilal and a few more special guests. #epic

The 7th Annual Roots Picnic — Saturday, May 31

The Roots will once again take over Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing with their signature daylong music festival—the 7th Annual Roots Picnic. On May 31, Questlove, Black Thought and the entire Roots Crew will put on one of the illest shows of the summer. This year’s lineup, handpicked by the hip-hop band, includes The Roots, Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae, A$AP Ferg, Action Bronson, Biz Markie, Chill Moody, Roman GianArthur and more.

P.S. Just in case you didn’t catch it, we have a ticket contest happening right now.

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    • The Creatives: Meet Dom Streater
      • The Creatives: Meet Dom Streater
      • Photo Credit: D. King for Philly 360/Visit Philadelphia
    • Aaron Camper & Friends
      • Aaron Camper & Friends
      • Photo Credit: D. McDowell for Philly 360°/ Visit Philly
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Philly 360° Spotlights:

Win Tickets To The Roots Picnic

Philly, it's about to go down—again. The Roots are bringing their epic music festival back to their hometown to kick off the summer, and they gave Philly 360° a pair of tickets to give away. Want to be there? We thought so. Enter to win.

The Creatives: Meet Dom Streater

Since winning Season 12 of the hit television show Project Runway, Philly’s own Dominque “Dom” Streater has officially been named the city’s next “it girl.” We caught up with Dom in her studio to talk about her growing Philly-based fashion business and the butterflies she feels every time a model hits the runway wearing one of her garments. Watch our video here.

The Creatives: Aaron Camper Exclusive

While on break from Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour, singer Aaron Camper sat down with Philly 360° for an exclusive, all-access interview. We went behind the scenes for Aaron’s show at World Cafe Live and even filmed his session with hit-producer Dilemma at Milkboy The Studio. You can check it out here.  

Rewind: Marsha Ambrosius’ Friends & Lovers Tour

For Friends & Lovers, Marsha Ambrosius hit the road with a dope lineup of Philly talents, including Motown recording artists MPrynt, sultry R&B/pop vocalist GoGo Morrow, soulful singer/songwriter Jade Alston and touring turntablist DJ Aktive. Watch our recap video for exclusive backstage interviews with the artists.  

Contest: Win Tickets To The 7th Annual Roots Picnic

  • Posted By: Sarah Janiszewski
  • April 22, 2014
    • 5th Annual Roots Picnic
      • 5th Annual Roots Picnic
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for GPTMC

Iconic hip-hop band and Philly's own The Roots are keeping busy performing daily as the house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon —  but they always make sure to kick off the summer in their hometown.

The Legendary Roots Crew will be taking over Festival Pier in Philly once again with their signature music festival — the Roots Picnic aka one of the dopest shows you'll catch all year. 

Two stages. A lineup handpicked by The Roots with some of the hottest names in music — from hip-hop to indie to R&B and more. And, The Roots sitting in as the houseband for some of the acts for onstage collabs. Trust us, this is a must-hit event. 

Want to be there? We've got you. Enter for a chance to score a pair of tickets below. Click here for the official rules.

The Lineup

The Roots
Snoop Dogg (backed by The Roots)
Janelle Monae
A$AP Ferg
Action Bronson
The War On Drugs
Jhene Aiko
Biz Markie (DJ Set)
Bad Rabbits
Electric Wire Hustle
Just Blaze
Chill Moody
Emily Wells
Roman GianArthur

The Details

The 7th Annual Roots Picnic
When: Saturday, May 31
Where: Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street
More Info: Grab your tickets here

Insider Tip: Grab tickets and book a room. There will be events happening the night before and after the Picnic. Look out for our complete guide for everything to do Roots Picnic weekend

The Contest

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Since you're already here entering for a chance to win tickets, check out our exclusive video from last year's Roots Picnic below.

Contest: Win Tickets To See MIA & Ab-Soul At Tower Theater - Friday, April 25

  • Posted By: James Claiborne
  • April 16, 2014
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One thing that's for certain — there's no stopping MIA. Bursting back on the scene after having her baby boy last year, MIA hit the road for a US music tour alongside Top Dawg Entertainment recording artist, Ab-soul. Together, these two powerhouse emcees have been tearing up stages and arenas across the country, and they're set to land in Philly on April 25.  

Want in on this incredible night of hip-hop? We know you do! That's why we're hooking a few lucky MIA fans up with a pair of tickets to her show at Tower Theater in West Philly. Just complete the below entry form for a chance to win. All winners will be contact early next week. #goodluck

You can click here to view the official contest rules. 

MIA w/ Ab–Soul
When: Friday, April 25, 8 p.m.
Where: Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow Streets
Cost: $35
More Info:

Contest: Win Tickets To See Ledisi & Robert Glasper At Tower Theater - Thursday, May 1

  • Posted By: James Claiborne
  • April 15, 2014
    • Ledisi - The Truth Tour
      • Ledisi - The Truth Tour
      • Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist

Eight-time GRAMMY-nominated R&B powerhouse Ledisi is on the road with a hot new music tour in support of her latest project, The Truth. And, of course she's stopping through Philly to show her fans some love. You can check Led out on Thursday May 1 at the Tower Theater in West Philadelphia.

Ledisi brings together the sounds of soul, R&B, jazz and gospel into her music, and keeps her fans on the edge of their seat with her electrifying performances and impressive vocal range. Her album Pieces of Me garnered three GRAMMY nods and showcased her work with two Philly notables — songwriting duo Carvin Haggins and Ivan Barias

The Truth Tour not only features Ledisi's unbelievable music and voice, but also includes a special opening performance by the Robert Glasper Experiment — brainchild of acclaimed jazz pianist and recent GRAMMY-winner Robert Glasper

We're guessing that you want in on the feel-good music, right? Well, don't worry because we've got you covered. Philly 360° is giving away three pairs of tickets to some lucky, deserving fans.

Just complete the below contest form to enter. You can also click here for the official contest rules. 

Ledisi The Truth Tour w/ Special Guest Robert Glasper Experiment
When: Thursday, May 1, 8 PM
Where: Tower Theater, 19 S. 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA
Cost: From $46-75
Tickets: Click here to buy tickets. 

Philly 360° Contest: Know Your Philly Neighborhoods? You Could Win A Trip To Philly

  • Posted By: Sarah Janiszewski
  • March 4, 2014

Philly's neighborhood scene has really stepped it up as a hotbed for some of Philly's top music venues for live music, indie art galleries and some must-hit restaurants. Know your Philly neighborhoods? Prove it to us and you'll be entered for a chance to win an overnight stay at a Philadelphia Kimpton Hotel, a Jose Garces dining experience and more!

How do you enter? Today through Thursday, March 6, go here and take our quiz. First up is a question about Diplo's Mad Decent block party. Good luck!

Contest: Win Tickets To See Dumpstaphunk Live At The Troc

  • Posted By: Niesha Miller
  • February 14, 2014
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      • Photo Credit: Image by Jake Plimack / Courtesy of Dumpstaphunk

Later this month, Philly will rock out to the funkadelic sounds of Dumpstaphunkas the veteran rockers land at gritty Center City music hub The Trocadero on February 27.  

Consisting of vocalist Ivan Neville, guitarist Ian Neville, drummer Nikki Glaspie and soulful vocalists/bassists Tony Hall and Nick Daniels III, Dumpstaphunk merges rock and R&B with heavy influences from famed funk-rockers like Sly & the Family Stone and Parliament Funkadelic. And, with the release of their latest album "Dirty Word," the band has taken their genre-defying music to brand new heights.  

Also on bill for this show is bluesy New Orleans jazz band Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers featuring the soultastic trumpet playing of Kermit Ruffins, who founded the band back in '92. If you’re wondering how the group earned its "distinct" name — Ruffins is known for throwing down on a BBQ grill while playing his live shows. #truestory

So, if you’re looking for a taste of the Big Easy with plenty of Philly flavor, then be sure to enter our exclusive Philly 360° giveaway for your chance to win a pair of free tickets.  

Dumpstaphunk at the Trocadero
When: Thursday, February 27, 8 p.m.
Where: Trocadero, 1003 Arch Street
Cost: $25
More Info: Click here to purchase tickets online.



Want in on the action? Philly 360° is giving 2 lucky winners a pair of tickets to this show. Enter for your chance to win below. Click here for the official rules.

The contest period has ended. 

Contest: Win Tickets To See R&B Singer Yuna

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • January 30, 2014
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With a voice that effortlessly moves between soulful R&B, acoustic folk, and even contemporary pop music, Malaysian singer/songwriter Yuna is on a fast track to the top. This once DIY indie artist boasts an already impressive list of collaborators, including mega-producer Pharrell, and songwriter R&B phenom Raphael Saadiq. Now, signed to Verve Records, Yuna's debut project with the label, Nocturnal, released in late 2013 to rave reviews. 

This month, Yuna touches down in Philly, to bless fans, old and new, with an incredible night of her signature feel-good music. Opening performance by alternative/R&B singer/songwriter Jarell Perry.


Want to be there? We're giving away a pair of tickets to the show. Enter for a chance to win below. Click here for the official rules.

Event Details


When: Tuesday, February 4, 8 p.m. 

Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street 

Cost: $15

More info: Buy tickets online here.

The Harvest - Wednesday, July 23

The Harvest When: Wednesday, July 23, 7 p.m. Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street Cost: $9 - $11 More info: Click here for details. Philly's hottest poets, emcees, singers and even comedians will all step to the mic…

Wiz Khalifa & Young Jeezy - July 25, 2014

Under The Influence of Music Tour: Wiz Khalifa & Young Jeezy When: Friday, July 25, 6 p.m Where: Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ Cost: $38 - 102 More Info: Click here to buy tickets. One of hip-hop's reigning MCs,…

Verbal Connections: The Conversations Party - Saturday, July 26

The Verbal Connections: The Conversations Party When: Saturday, July 26, 7 - 11 p.m. Where: International House, 3701 Chestnut Street Cost: $12 More Info: Click here to RSVP. Philly, mix and mingle with a sophisticated crowd, as The Verbal…