Upcoming Concerts – John Legend
First-Rate Philadelphia Concerts Where: Mann Center for the Performing Arts 123 S. Broad Street When:Saturday, August 2nd Tickets:$41-$428 If you’re looking for a show to see this summer, you’ve found it. Popular concerts in Philadelphia don’t get any better than those at Mann Center for the Performing Arts, where few artists will seduce your senses quite like John Legend. Who is John Legend? If you don’t know his name, you certainly know his voice. Winner of 9 Grammy awards, John Legend has collaborated with The Roots, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, and Alicia Keys, among others. Since his debut album, Get Lifted, was released in 2004, his signature honey-laced singing style has swooned fans of R&B, soul, and hip-hop, winning him a Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He’s currently on tour for his 2013 release, Love in the Future. Mann Center for the Performing Arts Just 5 miles up the Delaware from our hotel, the alfresco Mann Center was recently nominated as the “Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue” in all of North America. Its combination of covered seating and rolling lawns make it a great place for the whole family to spread out, relax, and enjoy the show. Since opening in 1976, past performers to grace the stage include Phish, Bob Dylan, Mary J. Blige, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson, Bon Iver, and The National.