Summer Concert Series
Every Summer The Friends of Louis I. Kahn Park sponsor a series of five free concerts that take place in the park from May through September, and are open to the public. Soak in the sounds of a diverse group of talented musicians and savor delicacies from area food trucks and vendors under a canopy of trees and stars. Don’t miss your chance to win raffle prizes from neighborhood restaurants and merchants, while supporting the Friends of Louis I. Kahn Park.
2017 CONCERT SCHEDULE
Wednesday, June 21, 7:30 PM (rain date June 22)
Five-piece dance band specializing in Zydeco, Cajun and vintage Louisiana rock and roll.
Wednesday, July 19, 7:30 PM (rain date June 22)
Hoppin’ John Orchestra
Billing themselves as “Philly’s only Southern-fried jazz orchestra,” Hoppin John Orchestra features taste of New Orleans second-line grooves, jump blues, good-time funk, vintage R&B, early jazz and the odd smoky ballad.
Wednesday, August 23, 7:30 PM
The Belleville Quartet is a West Philadelphia based acoustic jazz ensemble with a repertoire ranging from French gypsy jazz guitar, to the folk songs of Serbia, Romania, Macedonia and beyond.
Sunday, September 10, 3:00 PM
Merion Concert Band
50-piece community orchestra, playing popular patriotic favorites. Our final concert of the season!
Children’s Party and Jamboree
Saturday, May 20
12:00 pm – 3:00 PM
A BIG THANK YOU to all who helped make our first ever Children’s Party and Jamboree a huge success! Check back for next year’s date and bring your family and friends for an afternoon of fun-filled activities guaranteed to entertain kids of all ages.
Check back for our 2018 date!
Download and print the 2017 flyer here.