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4 intriguing music events in Philadelphia this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on June 11, 2019.

If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From jazz tunes to Top 40 hits, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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David Murray/Kahil El'Zabar Duo

From the event description:

David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar return to Philadelphia to deliver a mesmerizing set Friday night. David Murray co-founded the World Saxophone Quartet, and he solidified his status as a modern jazz musician on several landmark recordings. Kahil El’Zabar is the founder of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble and former chairman of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM).

When: Friday, June 14, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Ruba Club, 416 Green St.
Admission: $20

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Lucy Spraggan and David Ryan Harris 

From the event description:

Check out a live performance by Lucy Spraggan and David Ryan Harris this Friday night. Spraggan's newest album "Today Was a Good Day" ushers in a new chapter for the singer musically.

Harris has performed with the likes of John Mayer, Dave Matthews, and Santana and has produced for Cassandra Wilson and Guy Sebastian — with whom he co-wrote the RIAA platinum-certified “Battle Scars.”

When: Friday, June 14, 8-11 p.m.
Where: The Locks at Sona, 4417 Main St.
Admission: $15-$20

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Sweet Spirit

From the event description:

Check out nine-piece rock band Sweet Spirit this Friday night. The band boasts two successful full-length records, which include "Cokomo" and "St. Mojo."

When: Friday, June 14, 9 p.m.- Saturday, June 15, 1 a.m.
Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave.
Admission: $15

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DJ Deejay Moshulu Boat Party

From the event description:

Known for his Saturday night residency at the iconic Silk City, DJ Deejay brings his show to Moshulu Friday night. He will spin Top 40 hits and hip-hop tracks.

When: Friday, June 14, 10 p.m.- Saturday, June 15, 2 a.m.
Where: Moshulu, 401 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Admission: $5

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Parking in Philadelphia can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of Philadelphia parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check SEPTA's website for nearby stations and schedules.


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