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Concert in the Churchyard

All are invited to the fifth annual Summer Concerts in the Churchyard — a series of free, outdoor community concerts. This year, the concerts will be held at 6:30-8 p.m. July 18, 24 & 31.

Bring chairs, blankets, your kids, and your dog for live music! Come and enjoy the summer night with your friends and neighbors in this beautiful, historic churchyard.

On July 18 we will welcome food truck 2streetsammies and will collect donations to benefit the St. Peter’s Food Cupboard, which feeds an average of 180 families each week.

Concert schedule:

6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 18:  Jazz Sanctuary’s Alan Segal Jazz Quintet

The Jazz Sanctuary’s Alan Segal Jazz Quintet features Eddie Etkins (horn), Leon Jordan Sr. (percussion), George Sinkler (piano), Randy Sutin (vibes) and Alan Segal (Bass). These fine musicians have been performing in the tri-state area for many years, coalescing into the Alan Segal Quintet, playing the music they love – American Jazz in all its glory. See the website www.thejazzsanctuary.com.

6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24:  Magdaliz and Her Trio Crisol

Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble Crisol, founded in Philadelphia in 1996, is dedicated to the interpretation of a variety of folk and traditional music genres from all over Latin America and the Caribbean. Romantic Puerto Rican Boleros, energetic Mexican Mariachi music, feisty Cuban Sones, sensuous Colombian Cumbias, contagious Dominican Merengues, are among the many styles the band performs.

6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 31:  Trinidelphia

Trinidelphia has been pleasing audiences with their distinct combination of Caribbean and American styles for over a decade, after meeting in Philadelphia in 2005. Fusing Trinidadian Soca and Calypso with Latin Jazz, Reggae, Salsa, and American top-40, they have developed a sound all their own. Their unique and rhythmic arrangements of jazz and popular songs cast the steelpan in fresh new light, pushing the stylistic and artistic boundaries of an often type-cast instrument. Steel Pannist/Trumpeter Chris Aschman, Lead Vocalist/Drummer Shawn Hennessey, and Bassist Ian Rafalak, and Drummer Joe Truglio each add their unique “voice” to help add to the ensemble’s chemistry.

 

 

Date

July 18

Time

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

St. Peter’s Churchyard
Fourth and Pine Streets
Philadelphia, PA United States

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