MOVED TO THE ROTUNDA, due to rain!
The Rotunda, University of Pennsylvania, and University City District present the 40th Street Summer Series - a free summer concert series every fourth Saturday in June, July, August, and September
at the 40th Street Field (40th between Walnut and Locust) -which began with the world-renowned big band Sun Ra Arkestra on June 25
We are pleased to announce the expanded 2011 40th Street Summer Series. Every fourth Saturday in June through September from 6-8pm, the Summer Series will feature
FREE outdoor performances from exceptional internationally-renowned artists.
All concerts will be held on the beautiful green space just behind the Walnut Street Free Library at 40th and Walnut Streets. Complimentary (first come, first served) Rita's Water Ice will also be given out during the performances. UCD and The Rotunda are pleased to announce the artists for the FINAL Summer Series event:
BILLY MARTIN & FRIENDS
+ JAY SAND (From All Around this World)
Join us for this very special performance led by the dynamic percussionist Billy Martin of Medeski Martin and Wood, one of the most popular and vibrant modern instrumental ensembles that have performed to packed houses from Budokan to Bonnaroo. With results ranging from the exploratory to the downright funky, Martin has performed with everyone from Chuck Mangione to the Lounge Lizards.
Philadelphia's Jay Sand opens the final Summer Series concert with a performance focused on encouraging kids to explore the world by enjoying global music, rhythms and movement.
For more information on these events, visit universitycity.org