8/4: Sips, Screams and Folk Songs

Center City Sips: It’s Wednesday so you know that what means—head to any of the participating Center City Sips restaurants for yummy specials. We recommend checking out Chifa. From the Graces powerhouse, the authentic Peruvian restaurant will feature discounts on drinks including Peruvian lagers, special wines and even their creative cocktails. Try the Vietnamese spring roll including smoked shrimp, peanut hoisin sauce and their pork belly buns stuffed with grilled pork belly, hoisin glaze, pickled daikon and carrot and togarashi mayo. Chifa, 707 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, 5 p.m.

Scream It Like You Mean It: If you’re a lover of hardcore rock, tonight is your night. Head to the Troc tonight to see headliners, SILVERSTEIN, with EMERY, We Came as Romans, I Set My Friends on Fire, Dance Gavin Dance, Sky Eats Airplane and Ivoryline. For under $20, we’re sure this line-up will have you dancing and screaming all night. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $17.50-$19, 5:30 p.m.

Wainwrights in Concert: Hailing from the multi-talented Wainwright family, singer-songwriters Rufus Wainwright and sister, Martha Wainwright, hit the Mann Center’s stage tonight. Rufus brings the pop rock as Martha shows her country-folk side, all under $35. Mann Center, 52nd Street & Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19131, $34.50, 7 p.m.


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