2017 Summer Concert Series

Thu, June 22, 7pm Charlie Gracie - 50s Rock Legend & SB Deluxe - Jazzy Rock
Thu, June 29, 7pm The Dead Leeves - Classic Rock
Thu, July 13, 7pm Rained out. Rescheduled for Thu, 10 August
Thu, July 27, 7pm Rained out. Rescheduled for Thu, 31 August
Sat, July 29, 7pm Bianca Ryan - America's Got Talent Season 1 winner , & John Train - Country-folk-roots
Thu, August 10, 7pm Lenny G & the Soulsenders - Soul, & Two Weeks Notice - Classic Rock
Thu, August 24, 7:45pm Scribe Video Series - Short Films, & The Enablers
Thu, August 31, 7pm Giana Lynn - Modern Folk, & Ghosha and the Pickups - Roots Rock



Our Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors who make these concerts possible. Please support them, the way they support us.

Tacony Community Development Corporation
Joseph Sannutti Funeral Home
Grey Lodge Pub
Sweet Lucy's Barbeque
Councilman Bobby Henon
State Rep Mike Driscoll
Currans Irish Pub
James J Anderson Construction
Tacony Pharmacy
Bella Lisa Hair Studio
McDonalds of Tacony
Soft Touch Car Wash
Sharon Owens State Farm
PJP Marketplace
Marie Huff Hairdresser

If you would like to be a sponsor, please email Kim at taconycivic@yahoo.com

Useful Info

All shows are free!

Shows start at 7pm and are held at Disston Rec Center* (Google Maps), Disston and Glenlock Streets, Philadelphia PA 19135.

The rec center has indoor bathrooms.

Forgot your folding chair? The Disston Rec has metal folding chairs available for free.

If a show needs to be rescheduled for weather reasons, it will be announced that morning on our Facebook page and Blog.

* Bianca Ryan show location will be at Lardner's Point Park, under the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge.




Thu, June 22, 7pm: Charlie Gracie & SB Deluxe

Charlie Gracie, returns to Disston Rec for another night of old time rock and some old time Wildwood club tunes. Charlie Gracie is one of a diminishing number of rock n roll innovators, who continues to actively perform. In 1957, Charlie's "Butterfly" topped the American and British music charts, selling over 3 million copies. His other late 50's big sellers include: "Fabulous", "Ninety-Nine Ways", "Wanderin Eyes", "I Love You So MuchIt Hurts" and "Cool Baby."

Charlie is a living legend who inspired The Beatles and has been inducted into Great Britain's Rock n Roll Hall of Fame; we are very honored to have him return for another year.

SB Deluxe, featuring two recent Tacony transplants, will also be grooving with their cool blend of rock and jazz.




Thu, June 29, 7pm: The Dead Leeves

The Dead Leeves, a power trio of local teens from right here in Northeast Philly, will be playing the best of rock n' roll outdoors from the 60s onward.




Sat, July 29, 7pm: Bianca Ryan

Location for this concert is Larnders Point Park, which is located on the Delaware River at the foot of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge in Philadephia.

Former Tacony resident Bianca Ryan is a singer, songwriter, musician and actress. She was the first winner of America's Got Talent at the age of eleven.




John Train is a band, not a person. Country-folk-roots sextet led by Philadelphia singer-songwriter Jon Houlon.




Thu, August 10, 7pm: Lenny G. and the Soulsenders & Two Weeks Notice

Peace Creeps had to cancel. We hope to have them at Disston Rec next summer.

Lenny G. and the Soulsenders play reggae, rock, blues, funk and soul. Fun for all ages.

Opening will be Two Weeks Notice, a local cover band.




Thu, August 24, 7:45pm: Scribe Video Movie Night, with music by The Enablers

Scribe Video Center will present an evening of short local films to be screened outdoors with a focus on history and music.

The Enablers are Philadelphia's shot and a beer bar band




Thu, August 31, 7pm: Giana Lynn and Ghosha and the Pickups

Giana Lynn Lynn's music is emotive, theatrical, and expansive. Writing in styles as varied as instrumental orchestral to bright pop to experimental vocal.


Ghosha and the Pickups play piano driven roots rock.

Crafts for Kids: For his show, we will have a Kids craft table, courtesy of the Tacony LAB and Mural Arts Philadelphia.




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