9/12-9/13: Reggae, Rock and R&B

Beatlemania: Come together for the biggest Beatle celebration in Philly this Saturday afternoon. In celebration of the Beatles 45th Anniversary of rockin’ in Philly and their video game, “Rock Band,” Chestnuthill shuts down Germantown Ave. to honor the legendary Beatles. This all day event will have music, Beatles collectibles and memorabilia and food. WMGK deejays will host “Breakfast with the Beatles” and local bar, Tavern on the Hill, will host a Beatles Dance Party. Also, enjoy special promotions from various Germantown Ave. shops including “Strawberry Fields” tea, “I Want to Hold Your Hand” manicures and “Yellow Submarine” races for kids. Chestnut Hill, 8000-87000 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pa. 19118, Free.

Peek-a-Boo Revue: Be razzled and dazzled this Saturday night by the award-winning Peek-A-Boo Revue. See this neo-burlesque group as they shake it with their seductive moves, sultry singing and classic striptease. Named “Philadelphia’s best kept secret,” they’re definitely not a secret anymore. If that’s not enough in one night, there’s more. The group is joined by El Vez, no, not the restaurant, the Latin singer. El Vez has been coined “The Latin Elvis.” See both shows for the small price of $20. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $20, +21, 10 p.m.

Rasta Got Soul: In the mood for some reggae vibes with a bit of soul? Have a relaxing and entertaining Saturday night with modern reggae artist, Buju Banton, and special guests Gramps Morgan, The Shiloh Band, Nikki Burt and Angel Shalome. Jamican Dave Productions presents this eclectic reggae, dancehall and R&B show at the Troc for only $35 in advance. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa., $35-42, 10 p.m.

Canvas in Concert: Have a Jewish jam session this Sunday with some funky art and music. See the talented Debbie Schafer paint gorgeous works of art before your eyes as you listen to the smooth tunes of Baal Shem Tov Band with lead guitarist Rabbi Menachem Schmidt. Much on some yummy kosher treats and enjoy this dynamic show, part of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe. Liberty Lands Park, 913 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19176, $5, 3-4:30 p.m.

Foxx at the Tower: Join actor, comedian and R&B singer, Jamie Foxx, this Sunday night as he performs some of his top singles including “Unpredictable” and “Blame It.” Foxx is known for his roles on the big screen in Ray, Jarheadand Dreamgirls, but it’s his music career he is most passionate about now. He must be doing something right because he has been nominated for several Grammy Awards in past years. See what he’s all about at the Tower Theatre. Tower Theatre, 69th and Ludlow Streets, Upper Darby, Pa. 19082, $39.95-95, 7 p.m.

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