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Live Music

July
19

Boom 103.9 at the BOOM BOX

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Boom 103.9 FM at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. 

July
20

Summer Sounds in the beer garden

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy Summer Sounds in The Oval+ beer garden with DJ Mr. Sonny James and DJ Lil’Dave!

July
20

WPPM 106.5 FM Live at The Oval

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

This Saturday, WPPM programming will be featured until 8:00 pm, followed by a live broadcast by several of our DJs spinning records atop a double-decker bus until 11:00 pm! Don’t miss the party. Presented by Philly CAM radio.

July
21

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

July
26

Live with Radio One Radio

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Radio One at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

July
26

Live with Radio One DJ

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy live music with Radio One DJ at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

July
27

Summer Sounds in the beer garden

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy Summer Sounds in The Oval+ beer garden with DJ’s Mike Maserati, Terrel Clark, and Tony White!

July
27

Rock Band Live! Learn how to play Eye of The Tiger with Ben Bryant of Interface Studio

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We’ll cover the song structure, guitar riffs, and rhythm parts in an interactive group lesson. Designed for beginners and folks who are new to playing an instrument. All ages and abilities welcome. We will have a limited number of instruments on hand for participants (first come, first serve).

July
28

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

August
1

Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change Live Performance

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a live performance by Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change at the HEAR Block on the Parkway (in front of the Rodin Museum).

August
2

Live with Radio One Radio

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Radio One at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

August
2

Live with Radio One DJ

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy live music with Radio One DJ at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

August
3

Philly CAM Radio

2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Oval returns to the Ben Franklin Parkway across from the Art Museum for a month of events free to the public. This Saturday, WPPM programming will be featured from 2:00-8:00 pm, followed by a live broadcast by several of our DJs spinning records atop a double-decker bus until 11:00 pm! Don’t miss the party.

August
3

Summer Sounds in the beer garden

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy Summer Sounds in The Oval+ beer garden with DJ’s Venus7, Shango, and Lil’Dave!

August
4

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

August
4

Mad Beatz

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Facilitated by two Mad Beatz coaches, groups of up to 15 learn to play along to pop, hiphop, and trap beats…and freestyle too!  We’ll teach the groups fun rhymes, too, that will give them something to “rap” about after the beats are done.

August
4

Rock Band Live! Learn how to play Eye of The Tiger with Ben Bryant of Interface Studio

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We’ll cover the song structure, guitar riffs, and rhythm parts in an interactive group lesson. Designed for beginners and folks who are new to playing an instrument. All ages and abilities welcome. We will have a limited number of instruments on hand for participants (first come, first serve).

August
8

Bongo District Live Performance

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a live performance by Bongo District on the HEAR Block of the Parkway (in front of the Rodin Museum).

August
9

Live with Radio One Radio

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Radio One at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

August
9

Live with Radio One DJ

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy live music with Radio One DJ at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

August
10

Philly CAM Radio

2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

This Saturday, WPPM programming will be featured from 2:00-8:00 pm, followed by a live broadcast by several of our DJs spinning records atop a double-decker bus until 11:00 pm! Don’t miss the party.

August
10

Summer Sounds in the beer garden

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy Summer Sounds in The Oval+ beer garden with special guest DJ’s!

August
11

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

August
11

Mad Beatz “Drop the mic”

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Facilitated by Philly Emcee Z. Best, groups of up to 10 learn how to write rhymes and rap em to the beats of their choice.  We finish the session with a “cypher” to see who’s got the hottest bars!

August
11

Rock Band Live! Learn how to play Eye of The Tiger with Ben Bryant of Interface Studio

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We’ll cover the song structure, guitar riffs, and rhythm parts in an interactive group lesson. Designed for beginners and folks who are new to playing an instrument. All ages and abilities welcome. We will have a limited number of instruments on hand for participants (first come, first serve).

August
16

Live with Radio One Radio

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Radio One at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

August
16

Live with Radio One DJ

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy live music with Radio One DJ at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

August
17

Summer Sounds in the beer garden

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy Summer Sounds in The Oval+ beer garden with DJ’s Rebal Forster and Lil’Dave!

August
18

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

  • The Oval
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
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About The Oval

The Oval is an initiative of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation in partnership with the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

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