Press release

Free Events Continue at Dilworth Park

Including PNC presents Live @ Lunch

PHILADELPHIA (May 27, 2016) – Starting Wednesday, June 1, the popular lunchtime concert series PNC presents Live @ Lunch returns to Dilworth Park as part of a series of free events produced by the Center City District. Continuing every Wednesday through July 27 and then again for eight weeks in September and October, these free performances will enliven the park from Noon until 1:30 p.m.

“The return of PNC presents Live @ Lunch at Dilworth Park brings with it the promise of warm weather and the opportunity for all of us to enjoy the park well into the summer,” said Paula Fryland, PNC Bank regional president for Philadelphia-Southern New Jersey. “Hosted just a short walk from our regional headquarters, we can think of few better ways to join in bring the community together than the PNC presents Live @ Lunch series of performances. We look forward to joining everyone at the park throughout the season.”

The artists for this summer’s Live@ Lunch at Dilworth Park represent the local music scene in Philadelphia, with nine weeks of live musical performances from area musicians. The singer-songwriters on this year’s schedule will perform all original music and lyrics that have garnered them a strong local following of fans.  

Listed below is the line-up through July 13, for the complete weekly line-up, please go to DILWORTHPARK.ORG and follow us on Twitter @CCDPARKS.

June 1 - Gabrielle Abramson (SOUNDCLOUD.COM/GABRAMSON)
June 15 - Tim Williams (TIMWILLIAMS.COM)
June 29 - John Faye (JOHNFAYE.COM)
July 6 - Brooke DiCaro (BROOKEDICARO.COM)
July 13 - Everything Turned to Color (EVERYTHINGTURNEDTOCOLOR.COM)

The summer session of PNC presents Live@Lunch is curated and powered by Live Nation Entertainment, providing quality and professional event production. Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company. For additional information, visit LIVENATIONENTERTAINMENT.COM.

About PNC Financial Services Group: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit PNC.COM.

About Dilworth Park: Dilworth Park, on the west side of City Hall, a large, sustainable green park with many amenities, programming, and improved access to transit, is the center stage for all of Philadelphia. The park links the Avenue of the Arts with the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and connects the office district with Market East destinations. It provides new distinctive entrances to SEPTA’s trains and trolleys and makes both the Market Street Line and the subway-surface lines accessible by elevator. The park is actively programmed and managed by the Center City District. For more information, please visit DILWORTHPARK.ORG 


The Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Find us at CENTERCITYPHILA.ORG and on Facebook at FACEBOOK.COM/CENTERCITYDISTRICT and on Twitter @CCDPHILA.