Friday, April 18, 2014
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Tower Theater

    Upcoming events
      5 Seconds of Summer
    • Thursday, April 24, 2014
    • Austrailian band 5 Seconds of Summer is formed in Sydney in 2011. The band consists of Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Calum Hood and Ashton Irwin. Their claim to fame came when their cover of Chris Brown and Justin Bieber's "Next to You" received over 600,000 hits on YouTube.
    • Friday, April 25, 2014
    • Born Maya Arulpragasam in Sri Lanka, M.I.A. moved to London at 11, and over time she developed her musical tastes within rap, electronica, reggae, pop and hip-hop circles. She sent out shockwaves with her singles 'Galang' and 'Sunshowers' along with her mixtape collaboration with Diplo 'Piracy Funds Terrorism.' Her debut album 'Arular,' capitalized on her mongrel mix of hip-hop, ragga, dancehall, electro and pop alongside uncompromising, spitting lyrics. In 2007, she released her second album, Kala, which was honored as the year's best album by Rolling Stone, Blender, and others.
      Mike Epps
    • Saturday, April 26, 2014
    • Comedian and Indiana native, Mike Epps made a name for himself in Hollywood with his work in 'All About The Benjamins' and his recurring role as Day Day in the 'Friday' series.
    • Thursday, May 1, 2014
    • Award-winning jazz and neo-soul vocalist Ledisi is often described as sounding like Chaka Khan and Ella Fitzgerald with the energy of Tina Turner.
      Nickel Creek
    • Friday, May 2, 2014
    • Nickel Creek's sound is based in bluegrass and modern folk, but it is enhanced by the wide-ranging tastes and musical passions of its members. After seven successful years of touring and three award-winning recordings, members Chris Thile, Sean and Sara Watkins will take an extended break to pursue other interests at the end of this tour.
      ABC's Nashville in Concert
    • Monday, May 5, 2014
    • This inaugural concert tour featuring songs and stars from ABC's drama, "Nashville," will include performances by Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio and Chris Carmack.
      Zeds Dead
    • Friday, May 9, 2014
    • Zeds Dead is a dubstep/electronica act from Ontario, Canada.
      Thievery Corporation
    • Saturday, May 10, 2014
    • The politically driven Washington, DC based DJ duo Rob Garza and Eric Hilton are Thievery Corporation. Many elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae, Middle Eastern and Brazilian bossa nova are all mixed together for their unique sound. Throughout the group's career they have included song lyrics in English, Spanish, French, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian and Hindi, which reflects the group's world music influences.
    • Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    • Hailing from the San Fernando Valley, HAIM consists of, 'Three sisters, and a mister' who've been shaking things up in the city of Los Angeles.
      Scooby-Doo Live: Musical Mysteries
    • Sunday, May 18, 2014
    • "Musical Mysteries" follows the exploits of Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma as they explore a local theatre that's being plagued by a troublesome ghost.
      Boyz II Men
    • Saturday, June 7, 2014
    • Boyz II Men is one of the most commercially successful R&B groups of all time. In the 1990s the group was famous on Motown Records as a quartet. The current trio is made up of Wanya Morris, Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman. Boyz II Men have sold millions of records and been involved in three of the longest-running number-one pop singles in history. In 1992 the group's first single 'End of the Road' set a new record for longevity, staying at number 1 for 13 weeks, breaking Elvis Presley's record. In 2011 the group released a new album 'Twenty' which honored their 20 years in the music business.
Tower Theater

19 S. 69th St.
Upper Darby , PA 19082
Neighborhood: Upper Darby Parking: Street & behind theater
Handicap access: Entrance & restrooms are handicapped accessible
Hours: Box Office: Show Days: 4 pm
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