Pierre's Weekend Calendar August 4 - 6

Pierre's Weekend Calendar
August 4-6
Tickets On Sale:
Friday at 10am
Flogging Molly @ Electric Factory; November 3

Shows This Weekend:
All Weekend
"Wicked" @ Kimmel Center For The Perf. Arts

Friday
Nickelback, Daughtry, Shaman's Harvest @ BB&T Pavilion
Donavon Frankenreiter @ The Ardmore Music Hall
Harts @ Kung Fu Necktie
Joshua Radin, Rachael Yamagata, Brandon Jenner @ Theatre Of Living Arts
Melvins, Spotlights @ Union Transfer
Poptone @ Trocadero Theatre
Private Island @ Kung Fu Necktie
Rebelution, Collie Buddz @ Festival Pier
Social Distortion, The Jade Jackson Band @ The Fillmore Philadelphia
Smooth Jazz Free Summer Concert Series at Penn’s Landing with Fourplay, the Grammy-nominated, American quartet @ Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Joe Bonamassa @ Borgata Music Box

Friday & Saturday
Ted Alexandro @ Helium Comedy Club
Damien Lemon @ Punchline Philly

Saturday
Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Cole Swindell @ BB&T Pavilion
Kellie Pickler @ SugarHouse Casino
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble, Eric Slick, Art Feynman @ Johnny Brenda's
Logic, Joey Bada$$, Big Lenbo @ Festival Pier
The Rocket Summer, Active Bird Community @ The Foundry
Jim Norton @ The Borgata

Sunday
Future Thieves, Darlingtyn @ World Cafe Live
Goo Goo Dolls, Phillip Phillips @ Festival Pier
Max & Harvey @ Voltage Lounge
Sports, Yeek @ Johnny Brenda's
Switchfoot, Lifehouse, Brynn Elliott @ The Fillmore Philadelphia
What's Happening at MMR?
Friday
Join Brent Porche and the MM-aRmy this Friday (8/4) from 6pm to 8pm for First Fridays in Phoenixville at Bridge & Main Streets. Each "First Friday" features local artists, theatrical performances, live music, interactive displays, and more! Experience “First Friday” and all the downtown Phoenixville area has to offer this and every Friday now through October from 6pm to 10pm. For more info visit PXVFirstFriday.com

Saturday
WMMR’s Summer House Party Pack – delivered to the house of listener Patrick Wells in Norristown, PA, sponsored by Dietz & Watson, Victory, & Golden Nugget from 1-3pm.

Brent and the MMaRmy will be at the grand opening of Sprint (803 Governor Place in Bear, DE from 1-3pm

Saturday & Sunday
Roger Waters Weekend All weekend long, tune in as we hit you with blocks of Pink Floyd to get you ready for Waters' three night stay in Philly for his 'Us and Them Tour'. Plus, we'll have chances for you to call in and win a pair of tickets to his show on Friday, August 11th at the Wells Fargo Center!
Going to the show? Look for Jacky Bam Bam as he broadcasts live from inside the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night (8/8) with MMR Complete Concert Coverage! Some tickets still remain at WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com for all three shows: Tuesday, August 8th, Wednesday, August 9th, and Friday, August 11th.

Sunday
Brent & Nick will be out at Eagles open practice at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philly in a suite with listeners from10am-noon, sponsored by Bud Light.

Join Jacky Bam Bam and the MM-aRmy from 1 to 3pm at Rita's Water Ice in Croydon, PA (409 Bristol Pike). Buy one regular sized Italian ice while we're there and the second is on Jacky Bam Bam! Watch Jacky in action behind the counter and win additional prizes.

What's Going on in the Movies?
New This Week:
Detroit (R) John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, John Krasinski, Anthony Mackie
The Dark Tower (R) Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz

Still in Theaters:
Atomic Blonde (R) Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Sophia Boutella
The Emoji Movie (PG) T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Patrick Stewart, Jennifer Coolidge, Sofía Vergara , Christina Aguilera , Steven Wright, Jake Austin, Rachael Ray, Sean Hayes
Dunkirk (PG-13) Tom Hardy, Harry Styles
Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets (PG-13) Dane Dehann, Cara Delvingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke
War for the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller, Judy Greer, Terry Notary
Blind (R) Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Rae Ritke, Dylan McDermott
Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13) Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr.
The House (R) Will Ferrell, Amy Pohler, Allison Tolman
Dispicable Me 3 (PG) Steve Carell, Trey Parker, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, Steve Coogan, Russell Brand
Baby Driver (R) Kevin Spacey, Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Lily James, Eiza González
Transformers: The Last Knight (PG-13)
Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhmal
Cars 3 (G) Owen Wilson, Cheech Marin, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub
Wonder Woman (PG-13) Gal Gadot, Chris Pine

ET at Clark Park (43rd and Baltimore Ave) Bring a blanket and watch the Oscar winning Steven Spielberg classic. The movie starts around 8pm when the sun goes down and is free. universitycity.org/movies-clark-park

What's Happening Around Town:
Now Through August 20th
We're forecasting frozen fun now through WINTER: Exclusively at Philadelphia Zoo is a 9-week experience that enables guest to frolic and enjoy a frozen winter wonderland—right in the middle of summer. Just when they think it’s too hot to go outside guests can head over for some frozen fun and experience a magical snow destination. Philadelphia Zoo is working with a company called SnowMagic, the world’s only manufacturer of the independent snow crafting system called ICS™, capable of creating up to 200 tons of realistic snowfall a day almost indistinguishable to real snowflakes regardless of ambient temperature. Guests will tube down Snow Leopard Slope, a 120-foot-long, 20-foot-high, snow-covered incline; make snow angels or throw a snowball or two in Snow Zone, a free-play area for all ages or head into Polar Bear Pavilion designed specifically for little snow tots. They will also learn about the connection between animals and snow. More info at PhiladelphiaZoo.org

The Oval+ is a seasonal pop-up outdoor public space that transforms an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at 24th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway into an eight-acre public space devoted to all-ages fun. Located within walking distance from Parkway’s cultural attractions, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes Foundation and The Franklin Institute, the space becomes a pedestrian-friendly urban oasis, inviting visitors to enjoy games, outdoor movie nights, free fitness classes, mini-golf and more, five days a week!
And, certainly not to be forgotten, The Oval+ features a rotating lineup of food trucks where you can score a delicious meal or snack alongside a cold brew from the scenic outdoor beer garden that will also host Game Day Saturdays, featuring Quizzo and live music, as well as Family Fun Sundays, featuring a kids’ DJ dance party and more. Throughout its opening, The Oval+ presents a different theme for each day of the week with interactive programming and activities surrounding it. Wellness Wednesdays, featuring power yoga classes and kickboxing session. Thursdays are Arts and Culture days, when dance parties and hip-hop classes unfold along the Parkway, followed by Food and Flicks Fridays that create a weekly outdoor movie night. On the weekends, head to the beer garden for Game Day Saturdays, featuring Quizzo and live music sessions, and Family Fun Sundays, when Let’s Rock Recess, a DJ dance party designed for kids, takes over the space. More at visitphilly.com & TheOvalPHL.org
Now Through September 4
Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, Spruce Street Harbor Park’s sister site, returns for its third year. The area will transform into a warm-weather space with an outdoor roller rink, nine-hole mini golf course and urban beach lounge. There’s also plenty of food and drinks to discover with options from Franklin Fountain, Chickie’s and Pete’s as well as indoor and outdoor bars. This year, the warm-weather attraction debuts The Midway, an area with carnival games and rides. Also new this year is an outdoor bowling alley and coming back is the, outdoor roller rink, Mini golf course, Food, Drinks, and more info at DelawareRiverWaterfront.com

Now through September 30
Longwood Gardens' will celebrate the Return of their Main Fountain Garden and an unforgettable summer of celebration! The culmination of the legacy and vision of Pierre S. du Pont, the garden combines classic landscape design with art, innovation, technology, and extraordinary fountains. Spectacular events, glorious gardens, and jaw-dropping fountain performances await. Fountain Performances Daily at 11:00 am, 1, 3, and 5pm Extended Hours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, with an additional Fountain Performance at 7pm and an Illuminated Fountain Performance at 9pm. Info at LongwoodGardens.org

What's Happening For First Friday:
On the first Friday of every month, art lovers pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions & artsy nightlife events all across town. Check out a first Friday near you;
Philly:_visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/first-friday
Fishtown: frankfordavearts.org
Lancaster: lancasterarts.com
Skippack SkippackFirstFriday.com
Phoenixville: phxfirstfriday.com

What's Happening Around Town:
First Friday Salsa Night at The Piazza at Schmidt's Commons (1001 N 2nd St.) with a free lesson at 7pm with Jimmy Jorge and the Latin Express performing at 7:30pm so you can dance the night away, at least until 10pm. Free admission. TheSchmidtsCommons.com

Saturday
Insane Inflatable 5K Philadelphia. The extreme inflatable obstacle course on the baseball field. a 3.1-mile course comprised of inflatable obstacles. Sign up for your time wave to experience running in its most fun form. | 8:30-11:30. Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way. $65 regular ticket. insaneinflatable5k.com/event/philadelphia-pa/

Roller Derby | Cruel Cruel Summer
Not for the faint of heart. Get ready for some intense roller derby as Penn Jersey’s B Devils take on the Eerie Roller Girls! | 5-9pm. Prices vary. Penn Jersey Roller Derby Warehouse, 1801 W. Indiana Ave. pennjerseyrollerderby.squarespace.com

Sunday
2nd Street Festival
Forget the lazy Sunday, and come out for the annual six-block stretch of festivities. What could be better than three stages, eight beer gardens, and over 250 vendors? Get ready for live entertainment and local fare and drink galore. | 12-10pm. Free admission. North 2nd St. from Germantown to Spring Garden. 2ndstfestival.org/

Sports Up!
Phillies HOME vs Atlanta Braves
Friday 7:05pm, Saturday 7:05pm, Sunday 1:35pm

Saturday

Phillies AWAY vs Colorado Rockies
Friday 8:40pm, Saturday 8:10pm, Sunday 3:10pm

Saturday
Union HOME vs FC Dallas; 7pm
Soul AWAY vs Tampa Bay Storm; 7:30pm