press release

Lunchtime live concert series returns to Dilworth Park this summer

Molly Albertson
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PNC presents LIVE @ LUNCH concerts feature Philadelphia favorites

PHILADELPHIA (May 31, 2017) – Center City District is pleased to bring back a crowd favorite with midday, midweek entertainment.

Starting Wednesday, June 7, 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 July 26.

“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 promise of warm weather and the opportunity for all of us to enjoy the park well into the summer. We look forward to joining everyone at the park throughout the season.”

June performances highlight the city’s active music organizations, including Jazz Lives Philadelphia. July performances celebrate Philadelphia femmes, showcasing the innovative styles of four female rising stars.

The schedule will be:

JUNE 7: Dahi Divine
JUNE 14: Julia Rainer + special guests
JUNE 21: Make Music Philly with Hurricane Hoss
JUNE 28: Nazir Ebo

JULY 5: Jacqueline Constance
JULY 12: Prometheus Chamber Orchestra
JULY 19: Brianna Cash
JULY 26: Laura Lizcano

The series will take a break in August, and then return for seven weeks in September and October.

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

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

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 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.