For the third year, the Penn Museum will be bringing back their beloved summer concert series starting tonight! The series, held in Penn Museum's Stoner Courtyard, features weekly performances of diverse and unique styles from many artists and groups, ranging from folk, funk, bossa nova, rock, fusion, and much more. The outdoor setting for this series is relaxing and tranquil, with food and drinks from Pepper Mill Cafe's garden bar further adding to the experience.
Along with the summer concert series, the Penn Museum itself is open until 8pm, with the special exhibition Maya 2012: The Lords of Time being featured. General admission for the show $5, and if you'd like to view the exhibition, it's only $10 extra.
Here's a look at some of the acts coming to Penn Museum's summer concert series:
June 20th: Barakka (Turkish folk-rock)
June 27th: Tres Compadres (flamenco ensemble)
July 11th: Zydeco-A-Go-Go (Creole zydeco/Cajun 2steps)
July 18th: Klingon Klez (klezmer/funk fusion)
July 25th: Magdaliz and Her Trio Crisol (Latin folk/traditional music)
August 1st: Incendio (Latin world fusion)
August 8th: Minas (Brazilian)
August 15th: La Pequena Marimba Internacional (Guatemalan folk music)
August 22nd: Animus (ancient/modern rock)
August 29th: West Philadelphia Orchestra
With a great mix of international sounds and styles, this is going to be one of the more unique concert series in Philadelphia this summer.
PM @ Penn Summer Nights
Where: Penn Museum 3260 South St
Cost: $5 (includes General museum entry fee), free for Penn Museum members and PennCard holders