There’s always something to do in The City of Brotherly Love! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Philadelphia this week!
1. A$AP FERG: MAD MAN TOUR
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
A$AP Ferg and the rest of the A$AP Mob wrapped their collective tour just last month. Now, Ferg has set himself up with a nationwide tour of his own. He’s kicking the tour off in the best city, Philly, and taking Denzel Curry and IDK along for the ride, a journey they’re calling the Mad Man Tour. Learn more HERE.
2. TORY LANEZ
Thursday, March 1, 2018, 10:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
Since his smash hits “Say It” and “LUV,” we haven’t heard too much from Tory. But he is ready to bring you all some new material. Come celebrate with him at his album release party for his new EP, Memories Don’t Die. Learn more HERE..
3. THE EXPERIENCE ABOVE: PREMIER NETWORKING MIXER
Friday, March 2, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Roberts Group welcomes you to an exquisite networking experience eleven stories above Independence Hall. Come enjoy a heated rooftop experience at Stratus Lounge with a roaring fireplace, drinks that are as fresh as the air, in an inspiring, yet comfortable, diverse atmosphere with lush textures and swaying greenery. Learn more HERE.
4. PHILLY PIGEON POETRY SLAM
Friday, March 2, 2018, 8:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
The name is odd, but the Philly Pigeon is the largest adult poetry slam event in Philadelphia. Each first Friday they will bring you an out of town feature poet, two funny hosts, a DJ and top of the line slam. This month’s feature will be Mahogany L. Browne, author of several books including Redbone (nominated for NAACP Outstanding Literary Works), Dear Twitter: Love Letters Hashed Out On-line, About.com Best Poetry Books of 2010 and she is the author of the illustrated book Black Girl Magic. Learn more HERE..
Friday, March 2, 2018, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
VIBE is GVOPHL’s newest late night event series. If you’re looking for a mature atmosphere, good music, delicious food, and great cocktails, this is where you’ll want to be on a Friday night. Drink and food specials will be available from 9pm to 11pm. Assemble your crew and come out to enjoy a fun night in the city. Complimentary admission With RSVP. Learn more HERE.
6. GHANA @ 61 INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION
Friday, March 2, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
The same company that brings the Afropolitan Cities party here to Philly, is taking a night to celebrate Ghana’s Independence. Keep that Black Panther, afro-futurism energy going with a night of glamour, fashion, music, cocktails, and connections to celebrate the legacy, rich history and culture of one of Africa’s greatest nations, Ghana. Learn more HERE..
7. BLACK COFFEE
Friday, March 2, 2018, 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Renowned, South African DJ, Black Coffee, is blessing us with his talents right here in Philly at Coda. Known for his eclectic afro-house blends, Drake’s “Get It Together” is literally his song “Superman” with a few words sprinkled on top, for those unfamiliar. Give trap music a break for once, and dance the night away. Learn more HERE.
8. REAL COMEDIANS OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tony Baker, known for his hilarious voice-overs, Tahir Moor, and Kevin Fredericks (KevOnStage) were all comedians before the social media boom. However, you’re far more likely to recognize them from their videos than their stand-up. That’s all about to change. This clean comedy tour is gonna prove to you that these men are much funnier in real life. Learn more HERE..
9. JEEZY: THE COLD SUMMER TOUR
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
We haven’t seen Jeezy around these parts since his impromptu appearance at the last Roots Picnic. He’s ready to come back like the Ice King he is, with his Cold Summer Tour following the release of his most recent album Pressure. His opening act and featured artist on the album is Tee Grizzley. Learn more HERE.
10. REMINISCE: PARTY & BULLSH*T
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Come out to Kung Fu Necktie for a night to Reminisce throwback hits from the 90’s and 2000’s. There will be a Notorious B.I.G. and BadBoy Tribute, so you already know to come ready to Diddy Bop. As usual, get a city-wide, catch a twerk, and have a good time. Learn more HERE.
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