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Un Soir De Musique Dans Le Parc des Pretzels

Friends of Pretzel Park Presents Hot Club of Philadelphia

When: July 22, 2017 at 6 PM

Where: None other than Pretzel park

The Hot Club of Philadelphia was started in 2001 by guitarist Barry Wahrhaftig. They are an acoustic ensemble, dedicated to playing ‘Gypsy Jazz.’ That’s the term used to describe the music pioneered by the legendary original ‘Hot Club of France Quintet,’ which was led by guitarist Django Reinhardt and Violinist Stephane Grappelli. Django and Grappelli were attempting to do their own version of American ‘Hot Jazz,’ as played by stars like Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. They used acoustic guitars, bass and violin, rather than horns and drums. Grappelli

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Polkadelphia-07/23/2016

20160723-polkadelphia-posterPolka in Pretzel Park

July 23, 2016. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Polkadelphia is Philadelphia’s #1 polka band, with an eclectic mix of German and Polish classics with modern polkafied classics by such artists as the Beatles and Radiohead.

Tim Bellew Food, vendor at Pretzel Park Farmers Market,will be selling food for your convenience. Enjoy dinner and music in the Park!

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Shakespeare In The Park

Manayunk Theater Company presents Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, in Pretzel Park, Saturday evening at 7pm June 25, 2016

Manayunk Theatre Company is proud to present a free staged reading of Love’s Labour’s Lost. Presented with the help of the Friends of Pretzel Park, this preformance will follow the Manayunk Arts Festival. We are excited to bring Shakespeare to life for a one night only celebratiShakesBeerr-2-page-001on of life, art, and drinking lovers. Guest Artist Meredith LaBoon directs with MTC for the third time.

Join us for the conclusion of the Manayunk Arts Festival on June 25th @ 7pm. BYO picnics, drinks and chairs are encouraged for your enjoyment.

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