‘Obsessed’ sisters bring Celtic music to Pastorius Park

Arts, Concerts | July 19th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona Contemporary Celtic trio The Gothard Sisters will bring “lots of instruments, Irish step dancing, humor, ballads, fiddle tunes and much more” to the closing performance of this year’s free Pastorius Park Concert series. “And we’re pretty kid-friendly, as well,” said Greta Gothard, 32, who will be performing with her sisters, Willow, about […]

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Genoa, Italy ambassador performing at Pastorius Park

Arts, Concerts | July 3rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona On April 23, Marco Bucci, the mayor of Genoa, Italy, appointed guitarist Beppe Gambetta an ambassador of the city. Gambetta was honored for representing Genoa all over the world, specifically in the U.S. Gambetta, who has performed in all 50 states, will perform for the first time at Pastorius Park on Wednesday, […]

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Spicy musical gumbo from New Orleans at Pastorius Park

Arts, Concerts | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona Zydeco-a-Go-Go, Philadelphia’s hardest-working zydeco band, returns to Pastorius Park with a free concert on Wednesday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. A Chestnut Hill favorite, the band has played several times at Pastorius Park and was invited to play last year as part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the concert series. Founded […]

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