Monday, June 1, 2015

Music Greats Headed To Philly This Summer!

Some of the most iconic names in live music will headline the Wells Fargo Center stage during six different nights during the month of June. These artists include Sir Paul McCartney, Barry Manilow, Bette Midler and more. More than 100,000 patrons are expected to walk through the Wells Fargo Center during these six shows combined. 

“At the Wells Fargo Center, we take great pride in presenting something that everyone can enjoy,” said Global Spectrum's Matt Homan, General Manager at the Wells Fargo Center. “When you look at this line up for June, there is something for all tastes in music. Philadelphia is a tremendous live music city and to be able to present many of these great artists at the Wells Fargo Center this summer is a true testament to the music fans within Philadelphia.”

Barry Manilow starts the six-concert spree by making a stop during his ONE LAST TIME! Tour on Saturday, June 13. He last performed in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on September 8, 2007. 

Bette Midler brings her It’s the Girls! tour, combining beloved classics and new releases from her latest album on Tuesday, June 16. She last performed at the Wells Fargo Center on November 3, 2004.
Manilow and Midler once performed regularly together at the old Bijou CafĂ© in Philadelphia, as Manilow was Midler’s piano player. 

New Kids on the Block are set to team up with multi-platinum selling artist TLC and Nelly on Friday, June 19 for the ultimate summer concert. The band has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide and is excited to bring their The Main Event tour to Philadelphia to celebrate with fans.

McCartney brings his Out There tour to Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, June 21. The McCartney live experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; in just three hours some of the greatest moments from the last 50 years of music are relived; music which for many has shaped the very soundtrack of their lives. With his long list of musical accomplishments, McCartney constantly provides fans with unforgettable performances. McCartney last performed at the Wells Fargo Center on August 14, 2010.

Rush, performing music from their 40 year career and 20 gold and platinum studio albums, last performed at the Wells Fargo Center on October 12, 2012. This could potentially be the band’s last tour. 

Imagine Dragons will be hitting the Wells Fargo Center stage on Saturday, June 27 for their SMOKE + MIRRORS TOUR. Joining the band will be indie pop recording artist Halsey to ensure fans an electric performance full of energy and Grammy Award winning singles.

All six performers, boasting 23 Grammy Awards combined, are set to bring the perfect blend of throwbacks and current hits to Philadelphia.

Tickets for select shows are available exclusively through ComcastTIX online at, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center box office.

The Wells Fargo Center offers various options for dining and entertaining before, during and after all events. The Cure Insurance Club, the world's largest arena club features delicious food from Chickie's & Pete's, and Campo's Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks; and PJ Whelihan's, includes award-winning food and a tasty pub beer selection are open to all event ticket holders.

The Cadillac Grille Restaurant is the ultimate experience in entertainment and luxury at the Wells Fargo Center, featuring a chophouse menu, private restrooms, private VIP entrance, and bar. Become a VIP member and gain access to the Cadillac Grille, Cigar Bar & Lounge, and receive exclusive on sale announcements. To learn more about concert package memberships call 215-389-9545.
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Comcast–Spectacor (, which operates in 48 of the 50 United States, is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), the home arena for both the Flyers and the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, the Wells Fargo Center, and four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 125 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; FanOne, a digital fan marketing company; and Paciolan, the leading provider of venue enablement, ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions.

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