Rock on the River

Saturday
May 8
2021
Location: Race Street Pier (Next Door)
Time: 12 pm to 5 pm

Rock out at Race Street Pier with the Philadelphia School of Rock on May 8.

School of Rock is a music school for all skill levels, ages, and musical aspirations. With students ranging from toddlers to adults, the School of Rock is where music students grow into real musicians.

Enjoy this high-energy afternoon of live music, performed by students as they take over the adjacent Race Street Pier and show off their amazing talents in this Spring showcase.

This is a free, ticketed event. More ticketing information to come.

Performances

The Riot Grrrls
12:30 pm
Headbang to powerful songs by X-ray Spex, Bikini Kill, Sleater Kinney, L7, Babes in Toyland, Le Tigre, Heavens to Betsy, and other pioneers and modern-day-flag-carriers of the underground feminist, punk movement of the 1990s.

Power Trios
1:30 pm
Jump around to hits from James Gang, Mountain, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Motorhead, the Thin Lizzy, Wolf Mother, Paramore, Primus, Dinosaur Jr., and other bands characterized by driving rhythm and intense amplification that span different genres and decades.

Tribute to Bob Marley
3:00 pm
Celebrate the music of Robert Nesta Marley, Jamaican singer-songwriter who helped pioneer reggae. Between 1965 and 1983, he released 13 studio albums and two live albums, one after his unfortunate passing in 1981. Selections from his robust catalog will be performed in this show.

 

Enjoy the delicious eats and sweet treats from our concessions.

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