press release

Lunchtime live concert series returns to Dilworth Park this autumn

Molly Albertson
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PNC presents LIVE @ LUNCH concerts feature Philadelphia favorites

PHILADELPHIA (September 5, 2017) – Center City District is pleased to bring back a crowd favorite with midday, midweek entertainment.

Starting Wednesday, September 6, 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. Philadelphia’s center stage shines with a showcase of musical and performing arts on Wednesdays from Noon to 1:30 p.m. through October 18. The concert series is back after taking a break in August.

“Hosted just a short walk from our regional headquarters, we can think of few better ways to join in bringing the community together than the PNC presents Live @ Lunch series of performances,” said Joe Meterchick, PNC Bank regional president for Philadelphia, Delaware and Southern New Jersey. “The return of PNC presents Live @ Lunch at Dilworth Park brings with it the opportunity for all of us to enjoy the park, as well as the sights, sounds and taste of Fall. We look forward to joining everyone at the park throughout the season.”

The schedule will be:

September 6: Nalani & Sarina,

September 13: Matt Santry,

September 20: Neighborhood Arts Celebration

September 27: Ernie Halter,

October 4: Nelly's Echo,

October 11: Matt Cusson,

October 18: Philly Keys,

On September 6, PNC will bring the PNC Prize Vault, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. where consumers can take a try at cracking the 4-digit code to open the vault and win a prize. Giveaways will be a surprise to those who win! Every other week, Stop by the PNC booth during Live@Lunch to see how PNC can serve your banking needs and for a chance to get a $10 PNC Bank gift card (first five people) when you show the weekly @CCDParks Twitter post.

September 20, noon – 5 p.m. is a special Neighborhood Arts Celebration supported by PNC. Celebrate the third anniversary of Dilworth Park with special performances by arts groups from across Philadelphia. Groups from the city’s neighborhoods will come together at Dilworth Park at City Hall to showcase their talents. From 5 – 7 p.m., celebrate after work with cocktails and cold beers, a special happy hour outside at the Dilworth Park Café and Air Grille.

Performances throughout the day on various stages are scheduled as follows:

Noon – 3:00 p.m.:

Joy Ike

Al Bustan Seeds of Culture

West Philly DJs

Circadium Rhythm

Girls Rock Philly

Poetry Slam

Jazz Lives Collective

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Seamaac + Hip Hop Fundamentals with DJs

Tasker House Trio


Three Aksha

Ill-fated Natives

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

PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). 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 including a full range of lending products; 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

About 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

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 and on Facebook and Twitter.