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5 music events to check out in Philadelphia this weekend

Painted Bride Art Center. | Photo: Jeff H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 11, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Philadelphia. From salsa to soul, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Salsa and Bachata on the Patio

Tomorrow, City Tap House University City and Val Flores are hosting a free outdoor after-work party on the patio. DJ Valentin will provide the best of Salsa and Bachata music and food and beer will be available for purchase. The event is open to all ages.

When: Friday, April 12, 7-10 p.m.
Where: 3925 Walnut St.
Admission: Free
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Scott Mulvahill

Also tomorrow, Philadelphia Folksong Society hosts singer and bassist Scott Mulvahill. The musician is currently touring following the September release of his most recent album, "Himalayas."

When: Friday, April 12, 8-10 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Folksong Society, 6156 Ridge Ave.
Admission: $5-$18. More ticket options available.
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'Zo! and Carmen Rodgers: Piano & A Microphone

Come Saturday, catch an intimate performance by multi-instrumentalist Zo! on piano and R&B and soul singer/songwriter Carmen Rodgers on vocals. It's happening at the Painted Bride Art Center.

When: Saturday, April 13, 7-10:30 p.m.
Where: Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.
Admission: $20-$30
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 Classical Guitar Festival 

Finally, Sunday, enjoy the closing day of the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Festival. Concerts and a vendor fair featuring composers, repair shops, luthiers and more are on the agenda all day.

When: Sunday, April 14, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Settlement Music School, 416 Queen St.
Admission: $10-$45
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