PHILADELPHIA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Mann Center for the Performing Arts has signed on the dotted line with AEG to produce their 75th anniversary summer season this year.
Located in Philadelphia's Fairmont Park, the 14,000 capacity venue underwent a refurb in 2007 and brings in more than 170,000 visitors annually.
"We at AEG Live are excited about our new partnership to bring concerts to The Mann, and the fans will notice an improved, stellar season of shows," said Mark Shulman, Vice President – Northeast for AEG Live. "Philadelphia is an important market, and it is time to bring concerts back to this jewel of a venue in the heart of the city."
Ed Kasses, president of Princeton Entertainment stated, “We are honored to be part of the team that is expanding the programming at The Mann, supporting its mission and its future as one of the great American summer performance center.
The lineup for The Mann this summer includes one of only three east coast dates with recently reunited alt-rock titans Faith No More, an exclusive area performance by indie rockers Pavement, two nights with Furthur featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir and numerous others.
The Full Summer Lineup
6/27- Passion Pit with special guest Tokyo Police Club
7/03- Faith No More
7/10 – 7/11 – Furthur featuring Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Jeff Chimenti, John Kadlecik, Jay Lane & Joe Russo
7/16- Squeeze & Cheap Trick
7/31- Celtic Woman
8/04- Rufus Wainwright with special guest Martha Wainwright
8/11- Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
8/13- Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project
8/28- Tony Bennett
9/22- The New York Pops
9/25- The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers