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Pennypack Park 2013 summer concert schedule 4

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A 2010 concert in Pennypack Park. Photo/Shannon McDonald

The Pennypack Park Music Festival will return again this summer for three months of free concerts featuring some old favorites and a couple new acts.

The complete schedule, listed below, was released earlier this month. Concerts may be canceled or rescheduled due to inclement weather.

  • May 8, 6:30 p.m.: Father Judge Jazz Band and Drum Line; Steal Your Face (Grateful Dead)
  • May 15, 6:30 p.m.: Lincoln High School Jazz Band; Jimmy and the Parrots (Jimmy Buffett).
  • May 29: Jersey Bound (ZZ Top); Little Paradise (Pat Benatar)
  • June 1, 1 p.m: Summer Jam Slam, featuring six local cover bands
  • June 12: RSVP (Foreigner); November Rain (Guns N’ Roses)
  • June 19: Glimmer Twins (Rolling Stones)
  • June 26: Draw the Line (Aerosmith)
  • July 10: A.J. Slick and Soul to Soul (Stevie Ray Vaughan); HotLanta (Allman Brothers)
  • July 17: Irish Night, featuring Bogside Rogues and Jamison
  • July 24: These Days (Bon Jovi); Romeo Delight (Van Halen)
  • July 31: Sexy Saidie (Beatles); Diamond Dogs (David Bowie)
  • Aug. 7: Think Pink Floyd (Pink Floyd)
  • Aug. 14: ACDC tribute; Mike LeCompt
  • Aug. 21: Evryman Jack (Eric Clapton); Tuesday’s Gone (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Sept. 4: Kick It Out (Heart)
  • Sept. 11: Idol Kings (John Mellencamp, Journey)

All concerts start a 7 p.m. at the Ed Kelly Amphitheater, accessible from Cresco Avenue and Welsh Roads, and Rhawn Street and Holmehurst Avenue.

More information can be found on Facebook, online and at 215-574-2100.

  • Jean

    I really enjoy the variety of bands that come, and I know there are only so many concerts you’re able to schedule, but I have to say, I miss the Billy Joel and Elton John tribute bands. How did they not make the cut?

  • Donny

    We tried …

    They are a GREAT act, however unfortunately their rates went up and we could no longer afford to bring them in. Even though they we weren’t able to bring the Piano Man and the Rocket Man in, I still think we have an AWESOME line up this year!

    See ya there!

  • frank old kenso

    This is a great event for ne philly come and enjoy. I do

  • JAY

    I just wanted to thank the staff, and all the bands, and people that make this a great time. Every wensday nights for my family and I to enjoy the concerts that go on. I have to say that pink floyed has been the best show iv been to this year. please never get rid of them in the line up for the next season. PS what an alsome light show they put on also thank you

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