This Weekend: XPN Welcomes Shad Fest at Penn Treaty Park (Good Old War at Union Transfer has been POSTPONED)
FRIDAY, APRIL 27th
From the Union Transfer website: “Unfortunately due to a medical emergency GOOD OL WAR have postponed their show this evening. A new date will be announced ASAP. All tickets will be honored for the new date.”
SATURDAY, APRIL 28th
This Saturday, April 28th, XPN Welcomes the 4th Annual Fishtown Shad Fest to Penn Treaty Park. The free event is hosted by and a benefit for the Friends of Penn Treaty Park, “a community organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the beauty and usefulness of historic Penn Treaty Park.” From the website:
PURPOSE: To celebrate the historical and environmental significance of Fishtown, one of Philadelphia’s oldest riverfront neighborhoods, and energize the next generation to become involved in the future of the riverfront. The fest also raises money for the Friends of Penn Treaty Park, all income generated from the fest and all donations go to this Friends group. Last year over 3000 people came to the ShadFest despite the inclement weather and enjoyed numerous activities including live music, local arts & crafts vendors, environment education kiosks, kids activities, food, the Kenzinger Challenge Run, and much more!
The music lineup features performances by Girls Rock Philly camper bands (12:30 p.m.), Rock To The Future All Star Band (1 p.m.), The City Wide Specials (1:40 p.m.) St. James and The Apostles (2:40), The Buried Beds (3:40), and The York Street Hustle (4:40).