Philly Today Newsletter

What’s up in Philadelphia today (03/07/19)?


Today’s Events

click links for view of venue calendar and more information on the day’s events. 

Music & Dance / Shows

*South: Jazz, Drinks, and Southern Hospitality 
*World Cafe Live: Philly is Dead – Grateful Dead Open Jam
Trocadero: Njomza, Asiahn, LiMM & NxG
Kung Fu Necktie: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets
The Soul Encounter: Random Acts of Soul at Warmdaddy’s
South Jazz: Divinity Roxx
The Voltage Lounge: Tony MacAlpine
Dolphin Tavern: House Fire
The Barbary: Terminally Chill (Chillwave / Vaporwave)
Tabu Lounge: Gender Blender
TLA: Hippie Sabotage
Perelman Theater: Vivace Night at Don Giovanni
Punch Line Philly: Michelle Wolf
Philly Improv Theater: Thursday Night Teams
Union Transfer: BoomBox / Late Night Radio
Infusion Lounge: Open Mic Music
The Barbary: Nick at Nite (Guilty Pleasure Throwbacks)
World Cafe Live: C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana
Silk City: That Neptune Sound
Irish Pub: Live Music
St. Stephen’s Green: Karaoke Night
Pharmacy: Darling Fitch / Mothr/ others
Johnny Brenda’s: Ease Back
The Thirsty Soul: Open Mic Thursdays
More music / shows
The best source for music and shows in the city is probably Facebook Events. Go here, sort by Today, Philadelphia, Music to get the best full list. Other good sources are Eventbrite and Songkick.

Sports / Movies

Popular at the movies: The Lego Movie Part 2, What Men Want, Cold Pursuit, The Upside, Glass, Spider Man: Into the Spiderverse
*Philadelphia Film Society: Captain Marvel Advance Screening
HeadHouse: Women’s Film Festival Quizzo Night
Philadelphia Film Society: Throwback Thursday & Quizzo
South Street Cinema: Cult Thursday – Highlander
Sports: No 76ers, No Flyers


Happy Hours / Food & Drink

See Philly Drink Nation for a list of Happy Hours!

Special Occasions
Sutton’s Bar: TZZ & Release: Happy Hour
1600 Callowhill: Flower Power Cocktail Hour
*Evil Genius Bar: It’s Our Birthday and We’ll Drink if we Want To!
Craft Hall: Opening Day
Bistro Romano: Wine Tasting & Dinner
*Art in the AGe: Flower Power Cocktail Workshop
*The Spiral Bookcase: Tea & Tarot Thursdays
Revolution House: Ship Bottom Brewery Beer Dinner
South Bowl: $3 Thursdays

Regular 
El Rey (5 – 6:30 p.m.) $1 tacos, $2-3 aperitivos, $3 select drafts, $4 margaritas
Devil’s Den (5:00 – 7:00 pm) 1/2 off all drafts, $5 house wines, Snack menu
Tria: ‘Five drafts. Five dishes. $5 each.’ 
Oyster House (5-7 p.m.) $1 oyster, $3 draft, $3 shooter, $5 punch
Sampan: 4-7 p.m. $4 select drinks, $9 select cocktails (see full menu)
Vedge (5-7 p.m.) $7 wines, $7 cocktails, $4 drafts (see full menu)
El Camino Real (5-7 p.m.) 1/2 price margaritas 
1518 Bar & Grille: ( 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm ): $1 Off All Beer, $5 Merlot and Chardonnay, $5 Well Drinks
Aki (4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) $3 beer, $4 wine and $6 specialty cocktails and sake
Bar (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) $1 off all draft beers, $2 cans, $4 select Oskar Blues beers and Jamesom Pickle Backs or Fireball shots, $5.50 mixed drinks
Butcher Bar (4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) $4 drafts, $5 wine and $6 well drinks
Lucky Strike Lanes (4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) $3 drafts and Citywides, $4 house wines by the glass, and $5 select cocktails; half off food specials
Milkboy (4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) $2 off draught beers, wine, and specialty cocktails and $5 well drinks
Sampan (4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) $4 select beers, specialty cocktails and house wines, $9 select cocktails, discounted select sakes and $25 scorpion bowls
Tir Na Nog (5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.) $1 off all draft beers, $2 off all glasses of wine, and $4 domestic bottles; $7 select appetizers
Vintage Wine Bar (4:00 – 6:00 p.m.) $3 High Life or lagers, $4 house wines, $5 bubbly or sangria, $3-7 select small plates

Quizzo / Trivia

Call venue to confirm Quizzo time / theme. The best place to find Quizzo information if you don’t have our e-mail handy is Quizzadelphia.

*Garage Passyunk: Office Trivia Part 2
Wissahickon Brewing Company: Quizzo
Memphis Tap Room: 6:00 p.m.
Fergie’s Pub: 9:00 p.m.
Saint Lazarus Bar: 9:00 p.m.
Adobe Cafè South Philly: 9:00 p.m.
The Bards Irish Bar: 9:00 p.m.
The Abbaye: 9:00 p.m.

Notice we’re missing some Quizzo? Reply to this e-mail and we’ll update it for next week. Thank you!

Museums / Art / Speakers

Jefferson Innovation: Innovation Engagement Speaker Series
Institute of Contemporary Art: Artist Talk: Look at Art, Get Paid.
The Library Company of Philadelphia: The Beautiful Cigar Girl
*Free Library: Frankenstein: An Interactive Experience
South Tower Art Tower: Abstracting Architecture: Painting Workshop
More on Art
Lots of different exhibits and small shows, classes, etc. can be found on Facebook Events here (make sure the Art filter and the Today filter are selected.)

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