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Fiddler on the Roof

Academy of Music Oct 23 - 28, 2018

The classic musical in Tony-nominated Broadway revival

Fiddler on the Roof, Academy of Music, Philadelphia

The jubilant classic set on the eve of the Russian Revolution heads out on tour after its hugely successful Broadway revival. Featuring the songs 'If I Were a Rich Man' and 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker', Bartlett...

Prices from: $35

Spook your way into halloween with Philadelphia Orchestra

Philadelphia Orchestra Organ and Orchestra Halloween, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Why's there something so eerie about the Organ? The Philadelphia Orchestra invite you to grab your best costumes and get ready for a goosebump-inducing night.

Prices from: $100

Eric Johnson

World Cafe Live Oct 22, 2018

Eric Johnson tours in celebration of his 1990 album, Ah Via Musicom!

Eric Johnson, World Cafe Live, Philadelphia

Eric Johnson is hitting the road with his 1990, certified platinum album, Ah Via Musicom! Including the single "Cliffs of Dover" which won Johnson a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance....

Prices from: $65

Pennsylvania Ballet - Romeo and Juliet

Academy of Music Until Oct 21, 2018

Pennsylvania Ballet bring to life the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet

Pennsylvania Ballet Romeo and Juliet, Academy of Music, Philadelphia

The tragic story of Verona's star-crossed lovers is being brought to life by Sir Kenneth Macmillan's emotional choreography, paired with Prokofiev's unforgettable score. This gorgeous production will stay...

Prices from: $45

The Philadelphia Orchestra - French Tales

Verizon Hall Oct 25 - 27, 2018

A deliciously dark serving of fabulous French fancies!

The Philadelphia Orchestra French Tales, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

French fancy abounds in this deliciously dark program celebrating fables, fantasies and more for the spookiest season of the year. With Louis Langree taking up the baton once more and an appearance from...

Prices from: $120

The Philadelphia Orchestra - The Rite of Spring

Verizon Hall Oct 19 - 21, 2018

A classic of the season

The Philadelphia Orchestra The Rite of Spring, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Despite the less than auspicious premiere, no Orchestra's yearly programming is complete without a recital of Stravinsky's riotous masterpiece, a promise The Philadelphia Orchestra deliver on in 2019 with...

Prices from: $110

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn

Walnut Street Theatre Until Oct 21, 2018

You'll be dancing Cheek to Cheek to White Christmas

Irving Berlins Holiday Inn, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia

Based around the songs of Irving Berlin, Holiday Inn follows the fortunes of former dancer Jim Hardy who opens an Inn which only opens during seasonal holidays, including Easter, Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Prices from: $30

Black Violin

Merriam Theater Oct 27, 2018

The groundbreaking classical hip hop fusion duo hits the road!

Black Violin, Merriam Theater, Philadelphia

Classical music meets hip-hop in the groundbreaking duo Black Violin and their Classical Boom Tour, an outing that blurs the lines between genre, race, and gender with its unique fusion of groove and strings....

Prices from: $95

Celebrate this Halloween with the Philadelphia Orchestra's spooky orchestral program

Philadelphia Orchestra Halloween Tricks and Treats, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Assistant conductor Kensho Watanabe and the Philadelphia Orchestra invite you to feel the thrills and chills of their annual spootakular Halloween Concert! As well as a spine-tingling rendition of Camille...

Prices from: $140

The Philly Pops celebrate the lasting legacy of pop music arranger Benjamin Wright

The Philly Pops Experience Benjamin Wright, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

If you've not heard of the name Benjamin Wright, you've most certainly heard his prodigious gift for string and brass arrangement on songs by the likes of Michael Jackson, OutKast, Aretha Franklin, Justin...

Prices from: $115

Twenty One Pilots

Wells Fargo Center Oct 28, 2018

Twenty One Pilots head out on their Bandito Tour!

Twenty One Pilots, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

Twenty One Pilots are the Ohio duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun who formed whilst at college and began to put out their own records before being signed by Pete Wentz' Fueled By Ramen label in 2013. Since...

Prices from: $100

George Lopez

SugarHouse Casino Oct 19, 2018

The premiere Latino voice in stand-up comedy

George Lopez, SugarHouse Casino, Philadelphia
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One of the most popular Latino comedians of all time, Lopez is an author, sitcom star, Grammy nominated and undeniably hilarious. He's uncompromisingly edgy despite his massive success, and draws on his...

Prices from: $105

Good Charlotte

The Fillmore Oct 21, 2018

The legendary pop punkers head out on tour once again in support of Generation Rx

Good Charlotte, The Fillmore, Philadelphia

After a four-year hiatus, Good Charlotte dusted off their guitars and blasted away the cobwebs when they announced their reformation in 2015. The following year, they sealed their triumphant return with...

Prices from: $30

Johnny Marr

Theatre Of The Living Arts Oct 22, 2018

Infamous The Smith's guitarist Johnny Marr launches new album with an exclusive tour!

Johnny Marr, Theatre Of The Living Arts, Philadelphia

The infamous Johnny Marr and his project Johnny Marr and the Healers are heading out on tour as he releases his brand new album, Call The Comet. Heralding from the heady days of The Smiths Call The Comet...

Prices from: $30

Minus the Bear

Electric Factory Oct 27, 2018

Don't miss Minus The Bear as they embark on their Farewell tour!

Minus the Bear, Electric Factory, Philadelphia

Seattle natives Minus The Bear combine sophisticated math rock time signatures with ear-burrowing melodies and tongue-in-cheek lyrics (with song titles Monkey!!! Knife!!! Fight!!! and Lemurs, Man, Lemurs,...

Prices from: $40

Tori Kelly

Temple Performing Arts Center Oct 27, 2018

Tori Kelly heads out on her Hiding Place Tour

Tori Kelly, Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia

One of the new Youtube generation of pop stars, Tori Kelly first made a name for herself by uploading original and cover songs online at the tender age of 14. At 16, she auditioned for American Idol but...

Prices from: $65

Lily Allen

Union Transfer Oct 23, 2018

Lily Allen returns with No Shame

Lily Allen, Union Transfer, Philadelphia
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One of the UK's most outspoken performers is back from her hiatus and ready to bring her unique brand of outrageously confessional electro-pop state-side! Her fourth studio album 'No Shame' marks Allen's...

Prices from: $45

Chvrches

Electric Factory Oct 19, 2018

The Scots electronic trio return with their newest album

Chvrches, Electric Factory, Philadelphia

The Scottish electronic collective (pronounced 'churches') are back on tour in the wake of their upcoming third studio album Love Is Dead, slated to be released May 25. The trio, led by Lauren Mayberry...

Prices from: $55

Courtney Barnett

The Fillmore Oct 23, 2018

The acclaimed Aussie singer songwriter

Courtney Barnett, The Fillmore, Philadelphia

Aussie singer songwriter Courtney Barnett's astoundingly good debut album Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit was one of the most celebrated rock albums of 2015. While Barnett's idiosyncratic...

Prices from: $30

Garbage

The Fillmore Oct 25, 2018

Transatlantic alternative rockers Garbage live!

Garbage, The Fillmore, Philadelphia

The transatlantic alternative rockers have been going strong since 1993 when they formed in Wisconsin. Comprising Scottish lead singer Shirley Manson and US-native musicians Duke Erikson, Steve Marker...

Prices from: $50

Metallica

Wells Fargo Center Oct 25, 2018

Hetfield and Ulrich's metal icons return for their WorldWired tour!

Metallica, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

Metal monsters Metallica are returning with a vengence this year for their WorldWired tour! Formed in 1981 by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, Metallica have been stalwarts of the American metal scene ever...

Prices from: $50

Mitski

Union Transfer Oct 19 - Nov 18, 2018

The singer songwriter tours Be the Cowboy

Mitski, Union Transfer, Philadelphia

This year, Mitski returned with her follow-up Be the Cowboy. Experimenting with everything from alt country to pulsating synth pop, Be the Cowboy showed that Mitski was at home in any genre she tried her...

Prices from: $40

Tesla

Penns Peak Oct 21, 2018

Tesla return to the road!

Tesla, Penns Peak, Philadelphia

Tesla in 2016 celebrated the 30th anniversary of their debut, and to date, most successful album Mechanical Resonance, with a live re-recording of all songs. With the original LP hitting platinum in 1989,...

Prices from: $60

Tank and the Bangas with Big Freedia

Theatre Of The Living Arts Oct 20, 2018

Two Amazing Acts: Tank and The Bangas and Big Freedia go on Joint Tour

Tank and the Bangas with Big Freedia, Theatre Of The Living Arts, Philadelphia

High energy funk-soul group Tank and the Bangas and the pioneer of bounce rap Big Freedia join forces for a joint tour across America, touching down in Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, Portland, New York,...

Prices from: $40

The Psychedelic Furs

Penns Peak Oct 28, 2018

The 'Pretty in Pink' rockers live

The Psychedelic Furs, Penns Peak, Philadelphia

Founded in London towards the end of the punk scene, The Psychedelic Furs revolve around brothers Tim and Richard Butler and their art-rock, indie rock sound. The band first came to the notice of mainstream...

Prices from: $45

The String Cheese Incident

The Fillmore Oct 31 - Nov 1, 2018

Celebrate Halloween spookiness with The String Cheese Incident

The String Cheese Incident, The Fillmore, Philadelphia

The term 'Progressive Bluegrass' may not apply to many bands, but The String Cheese Incident is certainly one of them. The wildly inventive and slightly crazy jam band bring in influences from every genre...

Prices from: $60

The Wombats

The Fillmore Oct 19, 2018

The Wombats return with their latest album 'Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life'

The Wombats, The Fillmore, Philadelphia

Purveyors of kinetic and confessional indie rock with a dance-pop sheen, The Wombats are back in the US to tour their latest album, 'Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life'. This fourth album is full to...

Prices from: $25

Jessie J

Electric Factory Oct 20, 2018

The Domino and Bang Bang superstar is touring America!

Jessie J, Electric Factory, Philadelphia

UK superstar Jessie J is taking her recently released, four-part album R.O.S.E on the road. After taking a break from releasing music over the last four years, Jessie J will return back to center stage...

Prices from: $30

Turnpike Troubadours

Theatre Of The Living Arts Oct 19, 2018

Red Dirt music's brightest band

Turnpike Troubadours, Theatre Of The Living Arts, Philadelphia

Hailing from Oklahoma, Turnpike Troubadours are Red Dirt music's brightest name. In a Country world increasingly ruled by Bro boys and shiny Spring Break anthems, the Troubadours bring the genre right...

Prices from: $30

Clutch

Electric Factory Oct 28, 2018

The hard rocking quartet hits the road to support the release of their 12th studio album Book of Bad Decisions

Clutch, Electric Factory, Philadelphia

Frederick, Maryland rock quartet Clutch burst out of their sleepy home town to capture mainstream attention with their heady blend of alternative metal, grunge, pop and psych rock in the early 90s. Formed...

Prices from: $45

Jim Breuer

The Fillmore Oct 24, 2018

Breuer's act is manic, impression-filled and curse word free

Jim Breuer, The Fillmore, Philadelphia

Man of a thousand voices and all round comic whirlwind Jim Breuer is heading out on tour once again. While he's a cult icon for his role in stoner comedy Half Baked with Dave Chappelle, Breuer has made...

Prices from: $65

Joe Russo's Almost Dead

Tower Theater Until Oct 19, 2018

Furthur drummer Joe Russo's ultimate Grateful Dead tribute act

Joe Russos Almost Dead, Tower Theater, Philadelphia

After the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995, a deluge of Grateful Dead cover bands rose to pay tribute to their legacy. Considering their cult status amongst fans, its easy to see why such outfits flourish,...

Prices from: $35

Joywave and Sir Sly

Theatre Of The Living Arts Oct 23, 2018

Joywave hit the road with Sir Sly on a co-headline fall tour

Joywave and Sir Sly, Theatre Of The Living Arts, Philadelphia

Melding indie guitar-based songwriting with electronic beats, Joywave first tasted success with their genre-bending blend in 2015 when 'Dangerous', the lead single of their debut album 'How Do You Feel...

Prices from: $25

LeCrae

Theatre Of The Living Arts Oct 30, 2018

Thought-provoking hip hop from a fresh perspective

LeCrae, Theatre Of The Living Arts, Philadelphia

As modern pop-culture purveys the pursuit of hedonism, the mainstream success of a rapper who champions faith, monogamy and spiritual wellbeing seems highly unlikely, yet Christian rapper LeCrae has beat...

Prices from: $35

Raffi

Keswick Theater Oct 27, 2018

The world renowned children's entertainer delights audiences of all ages!

Raffi, Keswick Theater, Philadelphia

Hailed as the most popular children's singer in the English-speaking world, Raffi has enriched the lives of generations upon generations of children with his educational, entertaining and genuine songs....

Prices from: $85

Seven Things Ive Learned An Evening with Ira Glass, Merriam Theater, Philadelphia

Podcast and radio great Ira Glass comes to Philly for an evening of storytelling and discussion. This show blends together audio, music and video clips, as Glass guides the audience through his creative...

Prices from: $65

Philadelphia Orchestra - Debussy and Chausson

Verizon Hall Until Nov 8, 2018

Claude Debussy's most concentrated and brilliant orchestral work, La Mer, is one of the supreme achievements in the symphonic literature.

Philadelphia Orchestra Debussy and Chausson, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Prices from: $130

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The Mavericks

Musikfest Cafe Oct 27, 2018

At a time when conjured acts dominate actual musicianship, seeing a band in full rut is perhaps the most combustive commodity of all. One night in an old theatre in South Florida, the Mavericks brought that home with a bang.

The Mavericks, Musikfest Cafe, Philadelphia

Lil Xan

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 18, 2018

Prices from: $6

Brockhampton

The Fillmore Philadelphia Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018

Prices from: $78

Nikki Glaser (21+ Event)

Punch Line Philadelphia Oct 19, 2018

Prices from: $37

Ottmar Liebert

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 19, 2018

Prices from: $48

Mae

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 19, 2018

Prices from: $37

Shocktoberfest (21+ Event)

Trocadero Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $56

An Evening with Pete Rose

Liacouras Center Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $62

The Record Company

The Fillmore Philadelphia Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $40

Big Thief

First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $69

Christine Havrilla

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $71

Thee OH Sees

Union Transfer Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $57

ALO - Animal Liberation Orchestra

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 20, 2018

Prices from: $34

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society - Lyric Fest

Kimmel Center - Perelman Theater Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $140

Counterparts

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $35

The Damned

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $17

Alice Merton

Union Transfer Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $37

David P Stevens

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $33

The Coronas (21+ Event)

Underground Arts Oct 21, 2018

Prices from: $45

Sure Sure

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 22, 2018

Prices from: $25

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society - Brentano Quartet with Jonathan Biss

Kimmel Center - Perelman Theater Oct 23, 2018

Prices from: $145

Big Data

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 23, 2018

Prices from: $16

Mike Yung

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 23, 2018

Prices from: $27

Shane Dodd (21+ Event)

MilkBoy - Philadelphia Oct 23, 2018

Prices from: $22

Mountain Man

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 23, 2018

Prices from: $37

Really Funny Comedians

Punch Line Philadelphia Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $32

The Church

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $43

Bellas Bartok (21+ Event)

MilkBoy - Philadelphia Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $21

Petit Biscuit

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $34

Dying Fetus

Underground Arts Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $33

Elise Trouw

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $24

Gus Dapperton

Union Transfer Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $33

Conway The Machine (18+ Event)

The Voltage Lounge Oct 24, 2018

Prices from: $33

Nate Staniforth

PhilaMOCA Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $43

Coven (21+ Event)

Trocadero Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $71

Particle

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $26

Saints of Valory (21+ Event)

MilkBoy - Philadelphia Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $41

A Tribe Called Red

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $28

Awkward Sex And The City

Punch Line Philadelphia Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $39

G Herbo

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $61

This Will Destroy You

Union Transfer Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $28

Kikagaku Moyo (21+ Event)

Underground Arts Oct 25, 2018

Prices from: $27

Powerhouse - Meek Mill, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert

Wells Fargo Center-PA Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $67

Comedy Allstars (21+ Event)

Punch Line Philadelphia Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $35

Stuff They Dont Want You To Know

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $37

John Gilbride

MilkBoy - Philadelphia Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $21

Jade Cicada

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $25

Moon Taxi

Electric Factory Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $41

Rubblebucket

Union Transfer Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $37

Emo Night

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 26, 2018

Prices from: $23

Drag Diva Brunch

Punch Line Philadelphia Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $49

Breakdown

First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $30

The Dead Milkmen

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $29

moe.

The Fillmore Philadelphia Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $35

You Do You (21+ Event)

MilkBoy - Philadelphia Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $21

We Were Promised Jetpacks

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 27, 2018

Prices from: $34

The Johhny Shortcake Show

Kimmel Center - Innovation Studio Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $45

In Between

Walnut Street Theatre Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $57

Palisades

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $21

Soulection - Andre Power, Joe Kay, J.Robb

Union Transfer Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $41

Wizard Fest: A Harry Potter Party (18+ Event)

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $27

Skeet Carter

Punch Line Philadelphia Oct 28, 2018

Prices from: $33

Kyle

Union Transfer Oct 29, 2018

Prices from: $50

Kandace Springs

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 29, 2018

Prices from: $33

Behemoth

The Fillmore Philadelphia Oct 30, 2018

Prices from: $42

Philadelphia Chamber Music Societ - Dover Quartet with Anthony McGill

Kimmel Center - Perelman Theater Oct 30, 2018

Prices from: $140

Crowd Lu

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 30, 2018

Prices from: $55

Death Valley Girls (21+ Event)

Kung Fu Necktie Oct 30, 2018

Prices from: $40

Emmure and Stick To Your Guns

Theatre of Living Arts Oct 31, 2018

Prices from: $29

Mom Jeans

First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia Oct 31, 2018

Prices from: $21

The Little Mermen

The Foundry Philadelphia Oct 31, 2018

Prices from: $25

Reckless Kelly

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Oct 31, 2018

Prices from: $34

Draculas Ball (18+ Event)

Trocadero Oct 31, 2018

Prices from: $40

Ezra Furman (21+ Event)

Underground Arts Oct 31, 2018

Prices from: $26

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