Newbold Songs Competition returns with live performers, craft suppliers and tons of beer from regional breweries

Summertime is pretty much here, and with the hotter climate arrives a range of out of doors block functions, festivals and celebrations in communities across Philadelphia. 

On Saturday, June 10, the Newbold Local community Enhancement Company is hosting its annual tunes competition centered on blues, brews and barbecues. The neighborhood celebration will take over West Passyunk Avenue from noon–7 p.m. with live performers, food items from area BBQ joints, craft suppliers and loads of beer from Philly-centered breweries. Youngsters and leashed animals are welcome. 

Proceeds from consume ticket income will help Newbold’s neighborhood beautification application. Newbold CDC plants and maintains flowers and gardens at intersections along West Passyunk Avenue and has planted extra than 600 trees in residential locations considering the fact that the festival was launched 4 several years back. 


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Philly-based mostly folks musician Birdie Busch kicks off the audio with a 1–2:15 p.m performance at 16th Avenue and West Passyunk Avenue, adopted by the Philadelphia Clef Club Senior Ensemble from 2:30–3:15 p.m. The Dylan Band Trio will carry out jazz benchmarks from 3:30–4:15 p.m. Traditional rock tribute band Paul Eco-friendly Rock Academy takes the stage from 4:30–5:15 p.m. and dance country band Florry performs from 5:30–7 p.m. 

All day extended, guests can wander up and down West Passyunk Avenue and store for crafts, including greeting cards and Philly-centric prints from Artwork by Alicia, graphic tees from Collingswood-based Undesirable Vibes Largely and boho-encouraged jewellery and components from Daisy Lane StudioOther suppliers include Fenny Craft ShopLexis Stasi and Maker Missya

Barbecue will be served by Deke’s Bar-B-Que and TNT Smoke ‘N’ Go. Other food items vehicles and distributors may possibly be additional to the pageant, so people who are fascinated must verify Newbold CDC’s internet site for updates.

Attendees can indulge in craft brews from a handful of Philly-dependent breweries, which include Dock Road Brewery, Cartesian Brewing, Brewery ARS and Next District Brewing in South Philly and Fishtown’s Evil Genius Beer Co. Drink tickets are discounted on line ($12 for two beers, $20 for four, $40 for 20 and $75 for 25) through the day of the festival or until they are sold out. 

Newbold Tunes Festival

Saturday, June 10, 2023
12–7 p.m. | Beer tickets $12–$75, normally totally free
16th Road and West Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145