Pierre’s Weekend Calendar March 9-11
On-Sale
Eric B & Rakim – TLA – 4/11
The Glitch Mob – Fillmore – 6/6
Stop Making Sense – Queen – 6/16
Ray LaMontagne – Festival Pier – 6/22
Evanesence / Lindsey Stirling – BB & – 7/17
Biz Markie – TLA – 7/20
Beach House – Tower Theater – 7/26
Keith Urban – BB & T –8/3
Sugarland , Frankie Ballard at the Mann 9/9
Melissa Etheridge @ Parx Casino Xcite Center – 6/ 21
Smokey Robinson @ the Mann 8/25

Friday at Noon:
Dave Lory remembers Jeff Buckley – TLA – 6/1
PENTATONIX – BBB & T – 8/14
Childish Gambino – Wells Fargo Center – 9/18

Shows This Weekend
All Weekend
“Dance To The Movies” @ Bucks County Playhouse
Shen Yun Performing Arts @ Merriam Theater

Friday
The Peace Creeps, Hannah Taylor & the Rekardo Lee Trio @118 North (Wayne) JD McGillicuddy’s
Brent Porsche HOSTS In The Presence of Wolves @ Underground Arts
“One Night In Memphis: Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash” @ Playhouse Theatre
Birds Of Chicago @ Hopewell Theater
Dave Mason @ Keswick Theatre
Dixie Dregs @ Scottish Rite Auditorium
James Maddock @ Kennett Flash
JGB Feat. Melvin Seals, Toubab Krewe @ The Ardmore Music Hall
Jonathan Wilson @ Boot & Saddle
Johnny Winter All Star Band Featuring Paul Nelson Band, Nada Surf @ World Cafe Live
NRBQ @ Underground Arts
Roomful Of Blues, Tommy Z Band @ Sellersville Theater
Steve Winwood @ Tower Theater
The Revolution, Stokley Williams @ SugarHouse Casino
Kansas @ Borgata Music Box

Saturday
Alive! ’75 – Trib. To KISS @ World Cafe Live
Buzzard Canyon, Anthrophobia @ Bar XIII
Deon Cole @ Parx Casino Xcite Center
Dirk Quinn Band @ The Other Farm Brewing Company
Edwin McCain @ Sellersville Theater
Excision, Liquid Stranger, Dion Timmer, Monxx @ The Fillmore Philadelphia
Five For Fighting @ Copeland Hall
J Boog, Etana, Jesse Royal @ The Foundry
Marah @ Arden Gild Hall
MercyMe, Tenth Avenue North @ Liacouras Center
Real Diamond – Neil Diamond Trib. @ The Keswick
Son Step, Paperhaus, Ellen Siberian Tiger, Ada Babar @ Johnny Brenda’s
The Zombies feat. Colin Blunstone & Rod Argent, Don DiLego @ Scottish Rite Auditorium
Don Felder @ Borgata Music Box
Foreigner @ Borgata Event Center

Sunday
Agar Agar @ Johnny Brenda’s
Beth Ditto, Ssion @ Union Transfer
Chaka Khan @ Tower Theater
Craig David @ Coda
Five For Fighting @ Colonial Theatre
Four Bitchin’ Babes @ Sellersville Theater
Idles @ Philadelphia Mausoleum Of Contemporary Art
Inter Arma @ Kung Fu Necktie
Michael Schenker Fest @ TLA
Skinny Lister @ Underground Arts
The Flaming Lips, Chappo @ Xcite Center at Parx
The Righteous Brothers, Bill Medley & Bucky Heard @ Keswick Theatre
We Were Promised Jetpacks, Active Bird Community @ Boot & Saddle

What’s going on at MMR?
Saturday
Brent Porche and the MMaRmy will be at the T-Mobile at 2383 Cottman Ave., Phila from noon-2pm

Join the MM Army at Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe, 9242 North Delaware Avenue, Northeast Philly from 7 to 9pm. It’s St. Maggie’s Day with drink specials all day and Ray Coleman playing live from 6 to 9. Info at: MaggiesWaterfront.com

Saturday & Sunday
This weekend we will celebrate 2000 – MMR turned 32 – and it’s the year of Mad Cow Disease, the Playstation 2 release, and Y2k went by without the total destruction of all computing systems… while Cast Away, Gladiator and Meet The Parents were hits at the movies. Musically, we saw new releases from Linkin Park, 3 Doors Down, Disturbed, Godsmack, Papa Roach, and so much more from 2000!! Tune in – rock out – and enjoy!

What’s Going on in the Movies?
New This Week:
A Wrinkle in Time (PG) Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Mindy Kaling

The Strangers: Prey at Night (R) Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Bailee Madison, Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson

Still in Theaters:
Red Sparrow (R) Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgreton
Death Wish (R) Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Dean Norris
Game Night (R) Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams
Annihilation (R) Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez
Black Panther (PG-13) Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira
Early Man (PG) Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne
Fifty Shades Freed (R) James Dornan, Dakota Johnson

What’s Happening Around Town:
All Summer
Franklin Square (200 N. 6th St.) opened for its 2018 season with the return of mini-golf, a carousel, and a beautiful outdoor space for simply hanging out. Info at: HistoricPhiladelphia.org

Through March 18
Winter Fountains on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway The free, outdoor Winter Fountains exhibition illuminating the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this winter with glowing videos inspired by the Parkway’s grand fountains projected on to four large domes.

Through May 6
Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World at Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Now through September 9
Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey in the Collab Gallery, first floor, Perelman Building at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Highlights include a rock ‘n’ roll vintage poster collection. Explore 1960s Design Spanning from Pop Art to psychedelic experimentations, the diverse works in this exhibition highlight the sprawling, yet interconnected, nature of art and design during the 1960s. Check out the spotify Playlist by Pierre Robert (A Spotify account is required to access this playlist.) Music, art, and design were deeply intertwined during the 1960s. In this playlist compiled by Pierre Robert of 93.3 WMMR, rock out to songs by Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, and other iconic acts that helped define the era. philamuseum.org

All Weekend
The Philadelphia Flower Show wraps up this weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (1101 Arch St.) and runs from March 3 through 11. The theme for this year’s show, Wonders of Water, features 25-foot-tall waterfall. The event brings in around 250,000 people each year. Info at: TheFlowerShow.com

International Gem and Jewelry Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks (100 Station Ave), in Hall C. Hours are Friday: Noon – 6pm, Saturday, 10am – 6pm, and Sunday, 11am – 5pm. The International Gem & Jewelry Show brings you vendors from around the country and around the world, all under one roof! Our diverse and exciting exhibitors are direct manufacturers, designers and wholesalers – so you’re going to get the largest selection of all things jewelry at the lowest prices! At InterGem shows, you’ll find something for everyone!

The Greater Philadelphia Boat Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. Shop and compare hundreds of boats. There has never been a better time to buy a new boat. Prices and selection may never be better. Don’t miss the opportunity to buy the boat of your dreams at prices you’ve only dreamed about. Talk to experts about boating safety, financing, insurance, boat repair,maintenance, outboard and inboard engines and much more.Learn about electronics, marinas, boats, etc.Save Big on New Engines! phillyboatshow.com/

King of Prussia Restaurant Week with more than 20 participating restaurants offer up either $10, $15 or $20 lunch specials and $20, $30 or $40 dinner deals throughout the week-long event. www.visitkop.com

Monster-Mania Convention returning to Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill for MONSTER-MANIA CON 39 with guests from Tim Curry, John Carpenter, Richard Dreyfuss, Randy Quaid, Paul Reubens, Sean Astin, Kathleen Turner, Cassandra Peterson and so many more. There will be movie screenings and Q&A’s. For TIMES and tickets visit: MonsterMania.net

Saturday
2018 Erin Express March 10 (and March 17) take in 14 bars in Center City and University City from 9am to 6pm. It is free to attend but you will pay-as-you-go for food & drink. Just go from bar to bar on one the free shuttle buses that will run in a loop from noon to 6pm. ErinExpress-Philly.com

30th Annual Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Parade New Falls Road, Levittown, PA 10:30am to 1pm.

The Springfield Township St. Patrick’s Day Parade starting at noon. The parade will begin on Springfield Road and end at Saxer Avenue and Powell Road, where the reviewing stand will be located.

The Annual Conshohocken Saint Patrick’s Parade In Conshohocken will take place with a 2pm start at 11th and Fayette Streets.

Team Pine Hill Police Unity Tour Beef and Beer 6pm, at the Gloucester Township Democratic Club (131 Coles Road Blackwood, NJ) to support Team Pine Hill as they prepare for the 2018 Police Unity Tour, to Ride for Those Who Have Died, a bicycle ride from New Jersey to Washington D.C. to raise awareness of Police Officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their community. Overall, in 2017 through partnerships with supporters, raised $2,600,000.

Beef and Blues Music Event held by the Media Lions Club 6pm, in Media at VFW Post 3460 All Proceeds help the blind, deaf and diabetic

Steve hosts the Fur Ball – Havana Nights blowout at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum (6825-31 Norwitch Dr) Drive on down to a little slice of Havana at the 21st Annual Fur Ball with all the charm of Havana Nights, the Fur Ball includes nifty ’50s cars, Salsa music, and pays homage to Old Havana’s pastel colonial architecture. As you explore this taste of Cuba, you’ll be supporting the nations first animal shelter with vital programs including the Lifesaver Fund, Fostering, Adoption, and the Low Cost Spay & Neuter Program. 7pm PhillyFurBall.com

Saturday & Sunday
March 9 – 10, 2018 · The Peking Acrobats at the Annenberg Center Zellerbach Theatre. They truly defy gravity. This elite, world record-setting troupe wows with spellbinding trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting and gymnastics. With live music and festive costumes, they transform centuries-old traditions into a modern kaleidoscope of dazzling movement, pushing the limits of human ability. Perfect for the whole family and your kids shouldn’t miss this experience, but don’t let them try these stunts at home! /www.annenbergcenter.org/event/the-peking-acrobats

Sunday
Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade will air LIVE on Fox 29 from noon-3pm. The route will start at 16th Street & JFK Boulevard, heads down Broad Street to City Hall, from City Hall taking Market Street to Penn’s Landing with marching bands, decorated floats, music and dance groups and more.
Rule 1:THE PARADE IS ON EVERY YEAR, LIQUID SUNSHINE OR SHINE!
IT DOES NOT GET CANCELLED.
Rule 2: If we have confused you, see Rule 1
Congratulations to the 2018 Grand Marshal: Sister Mary Scullion. Info at: PhiladelphiaStPatsParade.com

Sports Up!
Saturday
Flyers Home vs Winnipeg Jets; 1pm
Union Home vs Columbus Crew SC; 2pm

Sunday
76ers AWAY at Brooklyn Nets; 7:30pm

Phillies Spring Training
Friday 1:05pm vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Saturday 1:05pm vs Tampa Bay Rays
Sunday 6:05pm vs Baltimore Orioles