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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
araabMUZIK
The War On Drugs
Rudimental
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

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: LiveNation.com


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.

 

Contest:

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
    • Yuna
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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.

Contest

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

Yuna 

When: Tuesday, February 4, 8 p.m. 

Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street 

Cost: $15

More info: Buy tickets online here.


Twitter Contest: Win Tickets To Yinka Shonibare's Exhibition Opening Night Party Featuring Rich Medina & More

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • January 15, 2014
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      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for GPTMC

A new, dope exhibition is about to hit the Parkway again, and we're hooking you up with tickets to the opening night at The Barnes Foundation with the artist, Rich Medina and more.

Sought after British artist of Nigerian descent Yinka Shonibare will be exhibiting 15 pieces from his collection at The Barnes. The Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders exhibition will be at The Barnes from January 24-April 21.

Don't miss the opening night of Magic Ladders on January 24. The night will be packed with live music and performance featuring DJ Rich Medina, Luigi Mazzocchi & The Pagode Project, and of course, special guest Shonibare. Find out how to enter for a chance to be there below. 

Twitter Contest

Enter for a chance to go to the opening night of Yinka Shonibare’s Magic Ladders exhibition at The Barnes. You and a guest will get to party from 6-9 p.m. with Rich Medina, Luigi Mazzocchi and The Pagode Project.

To enter, follow us on Twitter and Tweet: 

“Hey @Philly360 , I want to party with @richmedina & check out Yinka Shonibare’s new #MagicLadders exhibit at @the_barnes.”

This contest runs through 12:00 p.m. on January 22, 2014. Click here to see the official rules. 

    • Yinka Shonibare MBE
      • Yinka Shonibare MBE
      • Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist

Exhibition Details

Philadelphia Welcomes Yinka Shonibare Featuring Rich Medina & More

When: January 24, 6 - 9 p.m.

(6–7:30 p.m. Luigi Mazzocchi & The Pagode Project | 7:30–9 p.m. Rich Medina)

Where: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

Cost: $25 Open Night | $20 Members | $35 Artist Talk 

More info: barnesfoundation.org


The Barnes Presents Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders - January 24 - April 24

  • Posted By: James Claiborne
  • January 6, 2014
    • Yinka Shonibare MBE. Pedagogy Boy/Boy, 2003.
      • Yinka Shonibare MBE. Pedagogy Boy/Boy, 2003.
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Another groundbreaking exhibit is about to land in Philly. On January 24, The Barnes Foundation will open Magic Ladders, featuring work by international art sensation Yinka Shonibare. A British artist of Nigerian descent, Shonibare's colorful and thought-provoking work has been shown all across the US and Europe, and explores European art and history through the lens of race, colonialization, slavery and commerce.

The exhibit includes approximately 15 of Shonibare's colorful and and imaginative creations, including paintings, photographs, a full-room installation, and his signature life-sized mannequins  dressed in the colorful Dutch wax fabrics produced in Europe but most closely associated with Africa. The collection will also include a newly commissioned piece entitled Magic Ladders

Through Shonibare's eye-catching work, The Barnes continues to explore the life and legacy of its founder, Dr. Albert Barnes—specifically his interest in collecting and displaying work made by African artists. By placing these works alongside paintings by Pablo Picasso and other well-known art masters, The Barnes became one of the first institutions to present African art work as fine art, and acknowledge its influence on the global art scene.  

Magic Ladders opens on January 24, with a night of live music and performance featuring DJ Rich Medina, Luigi Mazzocchi & The Pagode Project, and of course, special guest Shonibare. Just be sure sure to make your reservation in advance, because you definitely will want to be in the building when The Barnes opens this exhibit, and takes art on The Parkway to the next level.  


Event Details

Yinka Shonibare MBE: Magic Ladders Exhibition

When: January 24 - April 21

Where: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

Cost: $22 General Admission | $10 Students

More Info: barnesfoundation.org


Philadelphia Welcomes Yinka With Rich Medina, Luigi Mazzocchi & The Pagode Project 

When: January 24, 6 - 9 p.m.

(6–7:30 p.m. Luigi Mazzocchi & The Pagode Project | 7:30–9 p.m. Rich Medina)

Where: The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

Cost: $25 Open Night | $10 Students

More Info: barnesfoundation.org

 


Twitter Contest

Enter for a chance to go to the opening night of Yinka Shonibare’s Magic Ladders exhibition at The Barnes. You and a guest will get to party from 6-9 p.m. with Rich Medina, Luigi Mazzocchi and The Pagode Project.

To enter, follow us on Twitter and Tweet: 

“Hey @Philly360 , I want to party with @richmedina & check out Yinka Shonibare’s new #MagicLadders exhibit at @the_barnes.”

This contest runs through 12:00 p.m. on January 22, 2014. Click here to see the official rules. 


Contest: Enter For A Chance To See Bridget Kelly, GoGo Morrow, Chill Moody & More

  • Posted By: Ashley Coleman
  • November 20, 2013
    • Chill Moody Presents Girls Like Nicethings
      • Chill Moody Presents Girls Like Nicethings

Philly MC Chill Moody put together Girls Like nicethings, a carnival themed concert taking place at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, in conjunction with locally based Tabb Management. 

Headlining the concert portion is Roc Nation’s Bridget Kelly along with performances by MylahGoGo Morrow and Brianna Cash. Host for the evening will be none other than Mr. nicethings himself, Chill Moody. A portion of the proceeds will also be used to support the Iconik drill team who will also performed during the evening. 

Contest

We have a pair of VIP tickets to give away. Want to be there? Click here for contest rules. Enter below. Contest ends on Thursday, November 21, at 5 p.m.

 

Event Details

Girls Like nicethings – Concert & Carnival

When: Sunday, November 24, Doors at 6 p.m. Show 7:30 p.m.

Where: Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden Street

Cost: $20-$35

More Info: www.girlslikenicethings.com


Contest: Win Tickets To The 12th Annual First Person Arts Festival

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • November 1, 2013
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Starting next week, The 12th Annual First Person Arts Festival kicks off with over 20 events—all celebrating the power of the personal story. This year, First Person Arts has taken their festival events to new heights, presenting an incredible line-up that includes notable artists like Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, Philly-based breakdance pioneer Raphael Xavier, author of the newly released book (1)ne Drop Dr. Yaba Blay, Philly's own Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez, author and civil rights activist Angela Davis, and many more. 

With a lineup this serious, tickets are moving fast. But, don't worry—we're giving one reader a chance to win the Philly 360° Ticket Package, which includes tickets to three great festival events at one low price.  

The Philly 360° Ticket Package includes: 

Conversation & Song: Walking The Laureate Road - Wednesday, November 6, 7:30 p.m. 

The Unofficial Guide To Audience Watching Performance - Wednesday, November 13, or Thursday, November 14, 8 p.m. 

(1)ne Drop Project Live - Sunday, November 10, 5 p.m. 


Enter for a chance to win below. Click here for the official rules. 


MIA with Ab-Soul - April 25, 2014

MIA w/ Ab–Soul When: Friday, April 25 Where: Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow Streets Cost: $35 More Info: LiveNation.com Bursting back on the scene since having her baby boy, MIA is headed out alongside Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) artist,…

SpeakEasy: A Lil' Late Night Wordplay - April 25, 2014

SpeakEasy: A 'Lil Late Night Wordplay When: Friday, April 25, 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. Where: Warmdaddy's, 1401 S. Columbus Blvd. Cost: $10 More Info: More info online here. Don't miss it as Philly's hottest female poets and emcees…

Mike Epps - April 26, 2014

Mike Epps When: Saturday, April 26 Where: Tower Theater, 69th and Ludlow Streets Cost: $50 More Info: LiveNation.com Funny man Mike Epps, (Friday After Next, The Hangover II) is hitting the Tower Theaterthis month for his “After Dark Tour,”…