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. LOVE CONNECTION [IN REAL LIFE]: SINGLES MIXER
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Due to great success for Valentine’s Day, LIVE24HRS has decided to keep the connections going. Check out the brand new monthly event series created for young black creatives and professionals to network and connect — in real life. Each event features a visual and musical artist and ends with a live version of the house dating game: Love Connection [IRL] where contestants compete to win a free date with one of the city’s most eligible singles. Learn more HERE.
2. THE DIPLOMATS
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
At this point, it’s safe to say we all thought a reunion would never happen. It’s been 13 years since the release of their last album. This reconciliation proves that Diplomatic Immunity is greater than beef. Boom 103.9 is bringing you the Dip Reunion show with Cam’ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey. Learn more HERE.
3. HEINEKEN GREEN ROOM: ARI LENNOX
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
2018 Heineken Green Room season is kicking off with Dreamville’s resident songstress, Ari Lennox. With the success of her EP, Pho, coupled with supporting J. Cole on his 4 Your Eyez Only Tour, Lennox’s momentum is propelling her to R&B stardom. We’re excited to see her authentic and soulful voice in Philly. Come early for the sounds of Darius Coleman, Aleana, and DJ Hvnlee. As always, free with RSVP. Learn more HERE.
Friday, March 30, 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 9 pm to 11 pm. Assemble your crew and come out to enjoy a fun night in the city. Complimentary admission With RSVP until 11 pm. Learn more HERE..
5. MIGOS NIGHT II
Friday, March 30, 2018, 10:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Come out to Pubb Webb for a night full of Migos’ greatest hits. Akin to Drake Night and Future Appreciation parties, you can always expect a fun time. Holding down the vibes will be Astro 8000 Chi Oriji and DJ AMH. Also Crown Royal will be sponsoring free drinks until 11 pm. Learn more HERE..
6. THE CARTERS
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
6ix8ight presents to you a night of your faves, Jay and Bey, the Carters. Between the two of them, their hits could take you well into the night. Spinning the tunes, it’s not Jay and Bey themselves, but Matthew Law and DJ Hvnlee will do just fine. Learn more HERE..
7. TRAP KARAOKE
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
The Ol’ Dirty Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha are back at it again with their rendition of a favorite, Trap Karaoke. Join them as they dance and party to the latest hits. You can be brave and work the crowd on stage alone or bring your crew. Upon purchasing a ticket, you can sign up in advance for a song/set, or wait until the liquid courage kicks in on the day of. The event is BYOB, but punch will be provided. Water and mixers will be sold at the venue. Learn more HERE.
8. KEEPING THE BEAT HAPPY HOUR
Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia and a team of world-renowned Philly DJs are hosting a happy hour to provide donations for Keeping the Beat, a health and wellness initiative. Your hard earned dollars will be donated towards the maintenance of heart-saving Automated External Defibrillators in Philly Schools. You will be able to meet and greet with premier Philly DJs followed by an extended mixer. Learn more HERE..
Friday, April 6, 2018, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Cuffing season is coming to a close and what better way to celebrate than to vibe to your favorite R&B hits?! Philly’s original R&B dance party is back, bigger and better than before. All R&B, all night. Old vs New. Originals and Remixes. From slow jams to toe-tappers to baby-makers to up-tempo dance beats, DJ AMH and DJ HBK have you covered. Learn more HERE.
10. LET’S MOVE IT PHILLY
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Starting in 2011, Let’s Move is a charity hip-hop dance party to raise funds for GrassROOTS wellness programs in Philadelphia for Black girls. Building on the First Lady Michelle Obama’s national call to action to encourage movement, they’re raising funds this year for the SuperCamp Philly leadership program for Black girls. Come party with a purpose with DJs Cosmo Baker and Lean Wit It. Learn more HERE.
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