Enjoy the Sounds of Summer

The summer is always the time to dance and sing along to the hottest tunes. Luckily, there are plenty of locations in and around the Manayunk area to indulge in sweet music. From shops to live performances, we present a round-up of musical places near your Royal Athena apartment.


Main Street Music — Newer music is great and all but sometimes it’s fun to dive into the classics. Main Street Music is a classic indie store filled with new and used CDS and vinyl in various musical styles. Head on in and take some #TBT photos of your vintage finds.


Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center —Diversity is the name of the game at Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center. Every year, Philadelphians of all ages either sit in the audience or perform on stage in numerous musical and theatrical productions.


Philadelphia Folksong Society — Founded in 1957, the Philadelphia Folksong Society present numerous programs celebrating cultural history through the preservation of musical styles. Events range from small intimate gatherings to larger crowd-heavy concerts. You’ll quickly see why the organization has won numerous awards.


The Mann Center — See world-class artists perform at one of the country’s largest nonprofit open-air music centers. The Mann Center provides the ultimate in high-quality performance venues.


Main Street Music

4444 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

(215) 487-7732


Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center

7 Lock St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

(215) 685-3583


Philadelphia Folksong Society

6156 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

(215) 247-1300


The Mann Center

5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131

(215) 546-7900