The Ultimate Guide to the Best Music Festivals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is the perfect destination for music lovers looking to enjoy a summer festival. From legendary artists to up-and-coming stars, there's something for everyone in 2024. The Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park will be hosting Madonna and Bruce Springsteen respectively. Opera Philadelphia's season opener, the O23 Festival, will feature Grammy-winning soprano Ana María Martínez and baritone Quinn Kelsey. WXPN's annual festival at Wiggins Waterfront Park will include Old Crow Medicine Show, Tegan and Sara, and Allison Russell.

Concert 4: A Cause will feature Polo G., G Herbo, Fendi Da Rapper, Shorty Corleone, and Karlie Redd. Raphael Saadiq, D'Wayne Wiggins, and Timothy Christian Riley will be performing as a trio for the first time in 25 years at the Met stage. Queen with Adam Lambert will be performing their Rhapsody tour at the Wells Fargo Center. MANÁ will be bringing their Mexico Lindo y Querida tour to Philadelphia.

Lady Antebellum will be performing their Request Line tour at a venue in the city. Depeche Mode will be playing their Memento Mori album at the Wells Fargo Center. Tool will be bringing their stadium tour to Philadelphia. Lil Uzi Vert will be performing his Pink Tape album at a venue in the city.

Liz Phair will be celebrating 30 years of Exile in Guyville with a performance at a venue in the city. Modern Baseball will be performing their Crying, Laughing, Waving, Smiling album at the Fillmore. The Philadelphia Orchestra will be playing The Nightmare Before Christmas live as the film plays on a giant screen on stage. Aqua will be performing their Barbie-core songs at a venue in the city.

Travis Scott's UTOPIA — Circus Maximus tour will be hitting Philadelphia. And Disco Biscuits will be ringing in 2024 with two nights of performances at Franklin Music Hall. No matter what kind of music you're into, there's something for everyone in Philadelphia this year! From intimate shows to all-out extravaganzas, you'll find it all here.

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