PHILADELPHIA, PA – The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District is pleased to announce the inaugural East Passyunk Music Festival, sponsored by Samuels Seafood, Giordano Garden Groceries, Penn Beer, and WXPN. The all-day, all-ages, family-friendly music and food festival will occur on Sunday, September 10th, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm along East Passyunk from Broad to Dickinson Streets.

East Passyunk Announces New All-Day Music Festival

The East Passyunk Music Festival will feature over two dozen of the region’s most well-known artists and bands across five stages and performance areas. Genres will span from jazz, indie rock, world beats, funk horns, reggae, salsa, hip hop, country opera and more. Early artists announced include South Philly’s own Cosmo Baker; DJ Diamond Kuts; Brown Sugar; the East Passyunk Opera Project; Batala Philly, Korine, the Paul Green Rock Academy, City Rhythm, Lady HD; Jimmy Jorge and the Latin Express; Shakoor Hakeem; and Guachinangos.  

In addition to live music performances throughout the day, there will be a variety of food options available from local restaurants, including Bing Bing Dim Sum, Ember & Ash; Barcelona, Pistola’s del Sur; Cantina Los Caballitos; LaScala’s Birra, more. Seasonal sips will also be available for purchase throughout the event.

The day will also feature a vintage pop-up market curated by Nice Things Handmade and a dog truck provided by Amelie’s Bark Shop for family fun. Other activities include face painting, balloon animals, bounce house stilt walkers, goat rescue arts and crafts shopping, retail specials, pop-up events, and more!

The event is free and open to the public, with food and drink pay-as-you-go. For more information about the East Passyunk Music Festival, visit or follow @eastpassyunk on social media for updates!


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