Usher | Flickr/Kmeron

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Jun 2 Thu

Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia Fantasia competed on American Idol back when you used to watch it in 2004. Along with R&B heavy hitter Anthony Hamilton, the outdoor concert season at Mann Center is in full swing.

The Mann Center

Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia The Mann Center Fantasia competed on American Idol back when you used to watch it in 2004. Along with R&B heavy hitter Anthony Hamilton, the outdoor concert season at Mann Center is in full swing.

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Jun 3 Fri

The Roots Picnic Philly loves when The Roots show their hometown pride. This year, expect Usher, DMX, Willow Smith, and others, too.

Festival Pier

The Roots Picnic Festival Pier Philly loves when The Roots show their hometown pride. This year, expect Usher, DMX, Willow Smith, and others, too.

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Jun 4 Sat

104.5 Summer Block Party One of Philly’s remaining alt-rock stations kicks off its summer concert series; bands are still TBA.

Festival Pier

104.5 Summer Block Party Festival Pier One of Philly’s remaining alt-rock stations kicks off its summer concert series; bands are still TBA.

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Jun 3 Fri

Wilco Wilco, one of the biggest modern rock acts/your dad's favorite band that he just discovered, comes to town for a stop on its Star Wars tour.

The Mann Center

Wilco The Mann Center Wilco, one of the biggest modern rock acts/your dad's favorite band that he just discovered, comes to town for a stop on its Star Wars tour.

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Jun 9 Thu

Lynyrd Skynyrd & Peter Frampton Even if it’s not of your time, you can’t deny that "Sweet Home Alabama" is a quintessential summer anthem.

The Mann Center

Lynyrd Skynyrd & Peter Frampton The Mann Center Even if it’s not of your time, you can’t deny that "Sweet Home Alabama" is a quintessential summer anthem.

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Jun 9 Thu

Rebelution If you’re in the market for some West Coast reggae tunes, this is your jam.

Great Plaza at Penn's Landing

Rebelution Great Plaza at Penn's Landing If you’re in the market for some West Coast reggae tunes, this is your jam.

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Jun 10 Fri

Twenty One Pilots The band headlines a daylong celebration of 104.5 radio’s ninth birthday.

BB&T Pavilion

Twenty One Pilots BB&T Pavilion The band headlines a daylong celebration of 104.5 radio’s ninth birthday.

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Jun 17 Fri

Ray LaMontagne The somber mountain man returns to Philly to soothe you with his heartache-riddled slow tunes and ashy timbre.

Festival Pier

Ray LaMontagne Festival Pier The somber mountain man returns to Philly to soothe you with his heartache-riddled slow tunes and ashy timbre.

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Jun 15 Wed

Firefly Festival Spend three days finding your inner festival child in the woods of Delaware with headliners like Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Florence & the Machine, and deadmau5.

The Woodlands of Dover, DE

Firefly Festival The Woodlands of Dover, DE Spend three days finding your inner festival child in the woods of Delaware with headliners like Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Florence & the Machine, and deadmau5.

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Jun 18 Sat

Taste of Chaos feat. Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, and others If you’re still angsty, and if you’re hair is still everywhere, this lineup of early-aughts emo bands will always get you.

Festival Pier

Taste of Chaos feat. Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, and others Festival Pier If you’re still angsty, and if you’re hair is still everywhere, this lineup of early-aughts emo bands will always get you.

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Jun 20 Mon

Make Music Day Enjoy your usual summer walkabout with music floating from all directions. Musicians will take to the streets throughout Philly’s neighborhoods and busk on restaurant patios, breweries, your intolerable SEPTA stop...

Citywide

Make Music Day Citywide Enjoy your usual summer walkabout with music floating from all directions. Musicians will take to the streets throughout Philly’s neighborhoods and busk on restaurant patios, breweries, your intolerable SEPTA stop...

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Jun 22 Wed

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with the Philadelphia Orchestra The Philadelphia Orchestra provides a stunning backdrop to your favorite wizarding movie. If you don’t go, you’ll never know love or friendship, and you will lose your nose and resemble a snake.

The Mann Center

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with the Philadelphia Orchestra The Mann Center The Philadelphia Orchestra provides a stunning backdrop to your favorite wizarding movie. If you don’t go, you’ll never know love or friendship, and you will lose your nose and resemble a snake.

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Jun 23 Thu

Dave Matthews Band It’s summer and you’re drinking Bud Light in a parking lot, which probably means that DMB is probably back in town again.

BB&T Pavilion

Dave Matthews Band BB&T Pavilion It’s summer and you’re drinking Bud Light in a parking lot, which probably means that DMB is probably back in town again.

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Jun 24 Fri

Paul Simon Go see him bouncing into Graceland.

The Mann Center

Paul Simon The Mann Center Go see him bouncing into Graceland.

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Jun 27 Mon

Phish Both nights are somehow already sold out, so either scout StubHub (or a scalper), or catch them on the next farewell tour.

The Mann Center

Phish The Mann Center Both nights are somehow already sold out, so either scout StubHub (or a scalper), or catch them on the next farewell tour.

Panic! At the Disco | Flickr/alexlisciophotos

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Jul 3 Sun

Wawa Welcome America! Festival Like you’d forget this one. Take to the Parkway for a day of patriotic activities and live music (welcome back to The Roots) followed by fireworks.

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Wawa Welcome America! Festival Benjamin Franklin Parkway Like you’d forget this one. Take to the Parkway for a day of patriotic activities and live music (welcome back to The Roots) followed by fireworks.

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Jul 4 Mon

Weezer & Panic! at the Disco Weezer has a new record out, and it's not the worst thing we've ever heard. You should dress just like Buddy Holly for this one.

BB&T Pavilion

Weezer & Panic! at the Disco BB&T Pavilion Weezer has a new record out, and it's not the worst thing we've ever heard. You should dress just like Buddy Holly for this one.

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Jul 7 Thu

Vans Warped Tour The annual punk teen favorite, Warped Tour's lineup this year features bands like New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Yellowcard, and other pop-punk bands... plus Waka Flocka Flame.

BB&T Pavilion

Vans Warped Tour BB&T Pavilion The annual punk teen favorite, Warped Tour's lineup this year features bands like New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Yellowcard, and other pop-punk bands... plus Waka Flocka Flame.

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Jul 8 Fri

Back to the Future with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra The official orchestra of PA’s second-best city represents in the first with a live score of the cult classic film as it plays on the big screen.

The Mann Center

Back to the Future with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra The Mann Center The official orchestra of PA’s second-best city represents in the first with a live score of the cult classic film as it plays on the big screen.

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Jul 8 Fri

Billy Joel Billy gives the Phillies a break for a night.

Citizens Bank Park

Billy Joel Citizens Bank Park Billy gives the Phillies a break for a night.

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Jul 8 Fri

Sublime Rome, Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker will also play.

Festival Pier

Sublime Festival Pier Rome, Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds, and Bleeker will also play.

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Jul 9 Sat

104.5 Summer Block Party As of publication, the next installment of the concert series has yet to announce its lineup, but you'll probably want to be there.

Festival Pier

104.5 Summer Block Party Festival Pier As of publication, the next installment of the concert series has yet to announce its lineup, but you'll probably want to be there.

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Jul 9 Sat

Pokémon with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Catch another Pittsburgh orchestra performance, this time to the pop-anime stylings of Ash, Misty, and Pikachu.

The Mann Center

Pokémon with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra The Mann Center Catch another Pittsburgh orchestra performance, this time to the pop-anime stylings of Ash, Misty, and Pikachu.

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Jul 15 Fri

Brand New and Modest Mouse Both bands will perform complete headlining acts.

The Mann Center

Brand New and Modest Mouse The Mann Center Both bands will perform complete headlining acts.

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Jul 21 Thu

311 with Matisyahu Brought to you by local advocates of sustainable agriculture, Hemp Heals.

Festival Pier

311 with Matisyahu Festival Pier Brought to you by local advocates of sustainable agriculture, Hemp Heals.

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Jul 21 Thu

XPoNential Music Festival Watch acts like Alabama Shakes, Father John Misty, and The Felice Brothers at WXPN’s annual summer music fest.

BB&T Pavilion

XPoNential Music Festival BB&T Pavilion Watch acts like Alabama Shakes, Father John Misty, and The Felice Brothers at WXPN’s annual summer music fest.

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Jul 22 Fri

Walk the Moon Come early to catch opener MisterWives.

Festival Pier

Walk the Moon Festival Pier Come early to catch opener MisterWives.

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Halsey | Flickr/DeShaun Craddock

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Aug 5 Fri

Deftones Local rock station WMMR hosts this rain-or-shine stop on Deftones' tour supporting their latest record.

Festival Pier

Deftones Festival Pier Local rock station WMMR hosts this rain-or-shine stop on Deftones' tour supporting their latest record.

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Aug 6 Sat

104.5 Summer Block Party By August, you know the deal. Stay tuned for lineup details.

Festival Pier

104.5 Summer Block Party Festival Pier By August, you know the deal. Stay tuned for lineup details.

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Aug 10 Wed

Halsey Buy tickets if you were raised on Biggie and Nirvana.

Festival Pier

Halsey Festival Pier Buy tickets if you were raised on Biggie and Nirvana.

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Aug 17 Wed

Philadelphia Folk Festival The Philadelphia Folksong Society hasn’t unleashed this year’s lineup, but a few things about the festival remain certain: there will be camping, candlemakers, and puppeteers.

Old Pool Farm

Philadelphia Folk Festival Old Pool Farm The Philadelphia Folksong Society hasn’t unleashed this year’s lineup, but a few things about the festival remain certain: there will be camping, candlemakers, and puppeteers.

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Aug 19 Fri

Slightly Stoopid The band makes another nod to Star Wars on its "Return of the Red Eye" tour.

Festival Pier

Slightly Stoopid Festival Pier The band makes another nod to Star Wars on its "Return of the Red Eye" tour.

The Weeknd | Flickr/Kayla Johnson

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Sep 2 Fri

Made in America Festival Jay Z’s annual brainchild always promises the biggest acts of the year, and it’s all in our backyard. Last year, we saw Beyonce, The Weeknd, and J. Cole headlining, so you know 2016 will be just as promising.

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Made in America Festival Benjamin Franklin Parkway Jay Z’s annual brainchild always promises the biggest acts of the year, and it’s all in our backyard. Last year, we saw Beyonce, The Weeknd, and J. Cole headlining, so you know 2016 will be just as promising.

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Sep 17 Sat

104.5 Summer Block Party The final installment of the concert series made it just under the wire before the official end of summer.

Festival Pier

104.5 Summer Block Party Festival Pier The final installment of the concert series made it just under the wire before the official end of summer.