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New Year's Eve Event Picks

  • Posted By: Monica Lyons
  • December 17, 2013
    • Let's Move It Philly! at Sigma Sound
      • Let's Move It Philly! at Sigma Sound
      • Photo Credit: D. McDowell for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Made in Philly: DJ Aktive
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Without plans this New Year's Eve? Don't worry, we have rounded up some of the hottest New Year's Eve events in Philly for you, all happening on December 31 and straight into 2014!

NYE Event Picks:

Noche De Estrellas: Night of the Stars

When: 9 p.m. - 3 a.m.

Where: Sigma Sound, 212 N 12th St

Cost: $60 General Admission - Buy tickets here

Sigma Sound Studios, an award-winning recording studio and one of the city's hottest venues, will be putting on a New Year's ball hosted by Philly hip-hop artist Chill Moody and Mia Mendez of Hot 107.9. The night will breathe a Latin ambiance in a theme described as being "Havana Nights' décor meets New Age Elegance."  Since Sigma Sound repeatedly strives to be a leading cultural core for the music and entertainment scene, be sure to expect some of the best entertainers present to bring full energy into the New Year, such as acts by DJ Royale and other special performances.

 

THE XIV {14th} WONDER

When: 8:30 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Where: The Crane Arts Building, 1400 N American St

Cost: $75 General Admission, VIP options vary - Buy tickets here

This event will take you to places you've only dreamed of going as an empty art gallery sets the stage for the greatest IMAX experience of your life. The Icebox Project Space, an innovative and contemporary exhibition space where a broad spectrum of artists are able to collaborate and push creative limits, will display their 100 ft. wide by 25 ft. tall IMAX video wall and show a live feed of the ball dropping, a backdrop of different global images and videos, as well as an interactive experience merging an incredible audio-visual light show. Features of this event include nine bar locations, ample lounge seating for general attendees, an elevated VIP setup with a personal waitress, hors d'oeuvres by Ms. Tootsies RBL & The Keven Parker Company, live entertainment by DJ Aktive, DJ Hollywood and DJ R to Da Izza, amazing dance floor, and much more!

 

Deep Blue NYE

When: 9 p.m. - 3 a.m.

Where: The Skybox Event Center, 2424 E York St

Cost: $100 General Admission, VIP options vary - Buy tickets here

You're invited to a mystical experience that will bring elements and emotions come to life through theater, dance and much more. Arche Dream for Human Kind, a young and talented perfoming arts group which performs dreams to personify important issues pertaining to our lives, will be perfoming their award winning Deep Blue. Attendees will encounter Day, Night, The Lizard, The Birds, Air and the Pheonix in a passionate show filled with mezmorizing costumes and fascinating illusions. Guests will also be free to roam through the Skybox's 6,500 square foot open space while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and open bar anbar from 9 p.m. to midnight. The night's music will be provided by DJ Ricky Lee, DJ Jeff Heart and Philadelphia's own DJ CasperImmerse your NYE in a dream-like night of wonder.


Vintage New Year's

When:  10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Where: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd

Cost: $100 General Admission - Buy tickets here

Mole Street is offering a special discounted price for all guests.  Simply enter the code "DEB" to receive $10.00 off your ticket price!

Put on those antique jewels and grandpa's old cap and have a blast in the past as you ring in the New Year at the first annual Vintage New Year's brought to you by Drink Philly and Mole Street. Tickets include a $20 credit to Uber and unlimited pours of craft beer and cocktails and hors d'oeuvres curated by Rolling Barrel Events, a company with a passion for showcasing regionally-sourced products. Groove to a live performance by The Sermon! followed by an epic dance party with DJ Adrian Hardy.  There will be significant prizes for the best dressed man, best dressed woman and even a "best hat of the night" competition judged by hat experts from the Hat Covet, who will be providing prizes in the form of, you guessed it - hats! The party will take place on the fourth floor of the Independence Seaport Museum with the best view of the waterfront fireworks in the city.


New Year's Eve at the Piazza

When: 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Where: The Piazza at Schmidts, Germantown Ave & N 2nd St

Cost: $85 General Admission, $150 VIP - Buy tickets here
        
Last year, this massive New Year's Eve event sold out with 3,000 attendees celebrating the year's end in a 20,000 square foot heated tent between the Piazza's hopping bars and restaurantsGeneral admission tickets include a five hour premium open bar and food buffets at PYTKings Oak and Gunners Run. VIP tickets include a five hour top shelf open bar, VIP open area, VIP bathrooms, and express entry into the event. Come ring in the New Year with laser light shows, dancers, a live performance by Element K, and five DJs! Ticket prices start out at a discounted rate but go up significantly as it gets closer to NYE, so you won't want to wait.


The 500 Club New Year's Eve 2014

When: 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Where:  Loews Hotel, 1200 Market St

Cost: $100 Pre-Sale General Admission, VIP options vary - Buy tickets here

The guys who brought the monthly party #DAYLOAD to Philadelphia are ringing in the New Year at this exclusive event! 3Nerds, a trio with the goal of "putting Philly back on the map as one of the top cities that has an amazing nightlife," will transform one of Philadelphia's most luxurious ballrooms into a swanky 1960's night club. Enjoy a four hour open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and dance the night away to the beats of DJ Montone and DJ Nemysis. Some ticket options include discounted hotel rates, which is great for those looking for a cheaper room or are without a DD.
 

Where To Stay

If you're looking to party all night, check out this hotel listing for places to stay. And, click here for the Philly Overnight Hotel Package.


The 7th Annual Villa Classic - Sunday, December 15

  • Posted By: Ashley Coleman
  • December 13, 2013
    • Villa Classic
      • Villa Classic

The 7th Annual Villa Classic present by Villa is happening this weekend! This Sunday, December 15, Philadelphia high school basketball players will take on New York High School players in an intense competition at Ben Franklin High School.

The Philly vs. New York format began three years ago. And ever since New York dominated the first year, Philadelphia schools have come out on top. This year’s game will give Philly the opportunity to go out for a three-peat, which we know is tough in any sport.

This exciting afternoon will feature both NBA prospects and D1 recruited players. So what’s the lineup you have to look forward to?

GAME 1: Ahmad Gilbert will lead Constitution High School against Jessie Govan and Wings Academy (NY).

GAME 2:  Imhotep’s Basil Thompson vs. Devonte Green, the younger brother of San Antonio Spurs Danny Green and Long Island Lutheran (NY).

GAME 3: Archbishop Carroll’s Derrick Jones, who ESPN ranked 18th in the junior class against Khadeem Carrington and Mike Williams from Bishop Loughlin, who have committed to Seton Hall and Rutgers, respectively.

GAME 4: Mike Watkins and Lou Myers from Philly’s Math, Civics & Sciences against Doudmy Saint Hilaire from South Shore (NY).

Come out and support these talented athletes! Tickets for the 7th Annual VILLA Classic are currently available at all Philadelphia VILLA locations for $20.


Event Details

The 7th Annual Villa Classic

When: Sunday, December 15, 2013, Doors 11 a.m.

Where: Ben Franklin High School, 550 N. Broad Street

Cost: $20

More Info: ruvilla.com


Red Bull Sound Select, Curated By Making Time - Saturday, December 14

  • Posted By: Niesha Miller
  • December 13, 2013
    • Red Bull Sound Select
      • Red Bull Sound Select

Get into the holiday spirit this weekend at Voyeur Nightclub, and jam with local artists at this special Red Bull Sound Select event.

Hosted by WXPN radio and event curator Making Time, this annual festive-rager will feature Making Time alum Factory Floor as headliner, and psych-pop and rock groups Weekender, Residuals and Far-Out Fangtooth as opening acts.

This show is very wallet-friendly, so make your way through the cold and have the time of your life.  RSVP to this event here


Event Details

Red Bull Sound Select Presents Factory Floor

When: Saturday,  December 14, 9 p.m.

Where: Voyeur Nightclub, 1221 St. James Street

Cost: $2 with RSVP, $10 at the door

More Info: redbullsoundselect.com


The Punk Rock Flea Market, Holiday Edition - December 14-15

  • Posted By: Ebony Roberts
  • December 12, 2013
    • Punk Rock Flea Market
      • Punk Rock Flea Market

Are you stumped on what to get as the perfect holiday gift? Are you into the vintage shopping scene? Or, maybe you just like to shop for random awesomeness. If so, then you definitely should be going to the Punk Rock Flea Market this weekend.

The Market is the perfect jumble of fabulous and quirky. What started as a humble gathering of 30 vendors has become an impressive 500+ merchant blowout spanning two days. The vendors are different from one day to the next, so you can shop both days and find different swag each time. 

Also, if you're looking for some tickets to any R5 Production shows, you can save on the ticket price. Click here for details. 

Check out our list of vendor picks that you should definitely stop by when you're there. 

Vendor Picks

Saturday

Thieves and Baggers Apparel

Rainbow Alternative Apparel

Nostalgia Boutique

Rouge Republic Cosmetics

Blackheart Letterpress

Jason Brueck

Homesweet Homegrown


Sunday

Dashar

Queens of Junk

LAB Jewelry

Luscious Bakery

Watts for Dessert

Rebecca Crouse

Jim McHugh

Aoki Boutique

The Revival Clothing


Event Details

The Punk Rock Flea Market

When: Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: 461 N. 9th Street

Cost:  One-time $3.00 donation for both days

More Info: r5productions.com



About R5 Productions

R5 Productions is a concert promotion agency owned by Sean Agnew. His mission for R5 was to bring affordable shows to Philly with an intimate setting. Sean began the Punk Rock Market as a creative way to raise money for insurance on one of his concert venues. Now his creation is everyone's gain.


The 56th GRAMMY Awards® Nominations Are In

  • Posted By: Ashley Coleman
  • December 9, 2013
    • Ivan Barias
      • Ivan Barias

Well the results are in for the 56th GRAMMY Awards® nominations for the upcoming show that will air on CBS, Sunday, January 26. Philadelphia continues to groom its artists and the producers, engineers and writers that work behind the scenes to bring you great music.

It’s no surprise that some Philadelphia area names were among those being recognized for their achievements in music this year. The city is continuing to build a legacy of honest, soul-filled music that captures the hearts of the country.

Congrats to those listed as well as all those who have made outstanding contributions to music all year long! Take a look at the list below:


Nominees from the Philadelphia Area

Pink – Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

William Michael Coleman (Mike Zombie) - Best Rap Song

Darhyl Camper* – Best R&B Song

Christian McBride Trio – Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Randy Brecker – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Tye Tribbett* – Best Gospel /Contemporary Christian Music Performance, Best Gospel Song, Best Gospel Album


Associated with GRAMMY-Nominated projects

Jon Low* – The National/Trouble Will Find Me

Ropeadope Records – Snarky Puppy/Family Dinner Volume One 

Ivan Barias*, Carvin Haggins*, Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver* – TGT/Three Kings

Ivan Barias*, Carvin Haggins*, Johnnie Smurf Smith, Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver* – Chrisette Michele/Better


*Members of The Recording Academy® Philadelphia Chapter


Watch our video from last year's GRAMMY Week below. 

    • Dear Philly Artists & Producers
      • Dear Philly Artists & Producers

A New Shopping Experience: OneHunted Launches Considered - Saturday, December 7

  • Posted By: Monica Lyons
  • December 6, 2013
    • Considered
      • Considered
The public is invited to discover new mementos, taste local creations, contribute to a positive social cause and mingle among other tastemakers at the first in a series of Considered events put on by OneHunted, a movement aimed to close the gap between smart consumers and ethical products.
 
By curating digital and physical campaigns, OneHunted describes themselves as being "good people and good brands come together to create a healthier, happier, more happening planet."
 
Guests will be able to look through and learn about a curated section of beautifully-crafted products from Ikiré Jones and Mettler's American Mercantile while sampling spirits from Art in the Age and enjoying bites from Green Soul and Jeni's Ice Cream.
 
To help guests looking for products that align with their values, leading experts on green living Greenopia will do on site demonstrating their lifecycle analysis approach to analyzing products. OneHunted is also requesting everyone to bring a "gently-used" suite to donate to their event partner Menzfit, a non–profit organization whose mission is to help low income men obtain long term gainful employment and financial fitness by providing professional interview clothing, career development and financial literacy services. 
 
In addition, OneHunted is offering all guests new to Uber, an iPhone/Android app that lets you tag your location and summon a professional driver to your location in minutes, a free ride by using the promo code "ONEHUNTED". Come be a part of a great cause, learn about sustainability, make friends, and find the perfect holiday gift for your loved one.
 

Event Details

OneHunted Presents Special Launch of CONSIDERED 
 
When: Saturday, December 7, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 
Where: Hylo Boutiques, 242 N 3rd St.
 
Cost: Free, RSVP here
 
More Info: eventbrite.com

Philly 360° Teams Up With Mitchell & Ness

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • December 4, 2013
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Ivben Taqiy and Cheldin Barlatt Rumer (i-g creative)
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Ivben Taqiy and Cheldin Barlatt Rumer (i-g creative)
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Jeremy Isaac
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Jeremy Isaac
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage, Sarah Janiszewski (Philly 360°), Brandon Davis (American Dreaming Magazine)
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage, Sarah Janiszewski (Philly 360°), Brandon Davis (American Dreaming Magazine)
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
    • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage, Sarah Janiszewski (Philly 360°), Brandon Davis (American Dreaming Magazine)
      • Philly 360° teams up with Mitchell & Ness for second floor launch: Young Savage, Sarah Janiszewski (Philly 360°), Brandon Davis (American Dreaming Magazine)
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™/Philly 360°
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The crew at Mitchell & Ness just took their Midtown store to the next level. Literally.

Last month, to celebrate the launch of the popular vintage sportswear company’s second floor expansion at its flagship store, Philly 360° joined forces with This Is It Philly and threw an exclusive shopping event. And, all of your favorite Philly faces were in the building, including Young Savage, Chill Moody, Dilemma, Young Chris and Laiya St.Clair.

Check out the photos and watch the video below.


The Philadelphia Eagles x PNK Elephant’s “My Favorite Things” Giveaway Event - Thursday, December 5

  • Posted By: Niesha Miller
  • December 3, 2013
    • PNK Elephant holiday event
      • PNK Elephant holiday event

In the spirit of the holiday season, a few Eagles players and their wives will be showing PNK Elephant’s customers their appreciation by hosting a slew of Oprah-style giveaways. While vacations and cars are not on the list of things to treat Philly’s most stylish group of ladies, they will have the opportunity to receive Sixers tickets, dresses, personal training and much more.

PNK Elephant is a fashion boutique located on South Street (504 South Street). The pink-themed store is owned by Kijafa Vick (wife of Philadelphia Eagles player Michael Vick) and Blair Sandlain


Event Details

The Philadelphia Eagles x PNK Elephant’s “My Favorite Things” Giveaway

When: Thursday, December 5

Where: Infusion Lounge, 16 S. 2nd Street

Cost: Free

More Info: pnkelephant.com


Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Thundercat, Son Little, Ebony Joi & STS - Wednesday, November 27

  • Posted By: Niesha Miller
  • November 26, 2013
    • Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Thundercat, Son Little, Ebony Joi and STS
      • Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Thundercat, Son Little, Ebony Joi and STS

If you’re still in Philly on the eve of Thanksgiving, come watch Thundercat headline Red Bull Sound Selects: Philadelphia. This funk and electronic soul bassist will be performing at Boot & Saddle for a pre-holiday showcase. Tagging along will be Sound Select artists Son Little, R&B singer Ebony Joi and rapper STS.

This event is first-come, first-served, so if you’re interested in eclectic artists who are dedicated to putting on electric performances, and wowing the crowd with their snappy lyrics get there as soon as you can.

You can purchase tickets here.


Event Details

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Thundercat, Son Little, Ebony Joi and STS

When: Wednesday, November 27, 8 p.m.

Where: Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street

Cost: $10

More Inforedbullsoundselect.com


Ivben Taqiy Presents The Michael Jackson Tribute Art Show

  • Posted By: Philly 360
  • November 21, 2013
    • Ivben Taqiy
      • Ivben Taqiy
      • Photo Credit: D. McDowell for GPTMC/Philly 360°

Ivben Taqiy is one of the hardest working artists in Philly. His pop culture influenced images have appeared on everything from sneakers to tees, gallery walls, and of course canvas. Now, Taqiy is joining forces with Sigma Sound Studios, and using his creative genius to honor one of the greatest artists of all time—Michael Jackson.  

On November 30, you can join Ivben Taqiy, Hot 107.9 and the world's R&B mastermind Kenny Gamble, as they celebrate all things MJ. Along with Ivben's blazin' MJ inspired artwork, this annual party and showcase will also feature a Philly-fresh lineup of talent covering all of your favorite MJ anthems and hits, and DJ Aye Boogie will definitely keep the party jumpin' all night. 

Insider Tip: Just a heads up, but we hear that there may be some celebrities in the building during this event. Plus, we'll be there too. 

Event Details

Ivben Taqiy Presents The Michael Jackson Tribute Art Show

When: Saturday, November 30, 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. 

Where: Sigma Sound Studios, 212 N. 12th Street 

Cost: $35

More Info: Purchase tickets online here.  


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

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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,”…