Featured Events

Summer Jazz Series: Honoring "Mr Jazz" Jeff Duperon

September 26, 2019

Owen Valentine and Friends performs September 26, 2019 

Triangle Park, Upland Way

6:00-7:30PM

Owen Valentine Presents: Classique Cool Soul 2

September 08, 2019

Join Vocalist -Violinist Owen Valentine and Urban Classique as they bring you a night of Classic Soul and R&B!

Saluting the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Earth, Wind and Fire. Plus original music! 

This show sells out so get your tickets while they last!

Owen Valentine Presents: Strings Master Class

June 30, 2019

 Jazz and Funk Violin Master Class

The Rotunda | University of Pennsylvania

4014 Walnut Street | Philadelphia


 

International Human Rights Festival: Featuring Owen Valentine

November 14, 2018

The International Human Rights Art Festival is thrilled to announce its 2018 Festival, co-produced by and held at the Wild Project, from November 12-18, 2018 in New York City. The Festival will comprise 30 events and 100+ artists, presenting advocacy performances and art which bring together beauty, sincerity, vulnerability and engagement to open a space for healing, discussion and social change. 

Owen Valentine Presents: Classique Cool Soul

September 28, 2018

Funky Cool Classics from Owen Valentine and Urban Classique.

Don't miss this popular show from Philadelphia's own virtuoso, Owen Valentine and his unique ensemble of singers and players, Urban Classique.  

This show SOLD OUT last year so get your ticket early!

Friday, September 28, 2018

8:00PM | Doors Open 7:00PM

The Rotunda (Univ. of Penn) | 4014 Walnut Street | Philadelphia

Early Bird $20 through August 25, 2018 | General $25 | Students/Seniors $15

Chris' Jazz Cafe Presents: A Motown Tribute

July 21, 2018

Webb Thomas and His Soul Patrol featuring Tonya Lynette and Owen Valentine

Chris' Jazz Cafe

1421 Samson Street

Philadelphia, PA

8PM & 10PM

$20

Jazz @ The Wyndham featuring Owen Valentine

July 07, 2018

An evening of funky, soulful jazz with vocal-violinist Owen Valentine

 

Wyndham Hotel in the Terra Nova Lounge

1111 Route 73 

Suite 1 

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

 

Time: 7:30 PM

Tickets: $20

Ira Bond Presents: Malidelphia

June 16, 2018

Malidelphia presents:

The music, the magic, the masquerade…

An evening of Malian and African Diaspora Music, Mask, Dance and Culture.

Saturday, June 16 at 7 PM - 1 AM

Rittenhouse Soundworks

219 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144

The Music of Alice Coltrane: a Tribute by David Fishkin and Righteous Aquarium with Strings

April 05, 2018

The Music of Alice Coltrane: a Tribute by David Fishkin and Righteous Aquarium with Strings 

Underground Arts
Thursday, April 5th, 2018
21+ | Doors: 8PM | Show: 9PM

David Fishkin: saxophone, arrangements
Carlos Santiago, Owen Brown, Jr.: violins
Veronica Jurkiewicz: viola
Rachel Icenogle: cello
Travis Woodson: guitar
Jesse Sparhawk: harp
Matt Engle: bass
Francois Zayas: drums

Celebrating Legacy: Saxophonist James Carter at Penn Museum

December 19, 2017

Back by Popular Demand. World-Renowned Saxophonist James Carter and Modern Renaissance Jazz Collective - Celebrating Legacy. Join us for a Celebration of Community Legacy with the AfroSphere Jazz Concert. A night of soulful jazz and unity. We are celebrating long-standing community- committed organizations in the awe-inspiring Ancient Egyptian Exhibit.. Museum exhibits are included in the price of ticket. Doors open at 6pm. Concert 7pm.

Crossroads with Stanley Jordan

December 16, 2017

Afrosphere

October 19, 2017

Artvolution Cultural Innovation Project presents a special night of interactive global arts and unique design marketplace bringing together contemporary live music, art, dance, and fashions of the African diaspora on in Penn Museum’s awe-inspiring ancient Egyptian gallery and Chinese Rotunda.  Cash bar.  Featured performers and presenters - Philanthropist, Poet, Visual Artist Danny Simmons of Rush Arts Philly, World Renown Saxophone Virtuoso James Carter,  Violinist/Vocalist Owen Valentine, The Goree Project from Senegal.  Feel the rhythm with a special interactive dance and drum circle. Discover some of today's leading performing and visual artists from various countries  working in various genres presenting African-inspired design trends in fashion, accessories and home decor.  Admission to the Egyptian exhibit is included in tic

Storytelling & Spoken Word

September 24, 2017

Free after Pay What You Wish admission

Perelman Auditorium, Perelman Building

Storyteller Denise Valentine and poet Ursula Rucker premiere works inspired by Philadelphia Assembled and the oral histories of North Philadelphians. With musicians Owen Valentine and Tim Motzer.

 

Expect strong language during this program.

The Science of Sound 2: Groove-able Notions

September 09, 2017

Owen Valentine presents The Science of Sound 2: Groove-able Notions - a night of experimental, funky groove and avant-garde music.  Featuring Urban Classique and Gabriele Guma.  

The Rotunda

4014 Walnut Street

Philadelphia, PA

Showtime:  7:30PM

This show is currently SOLD OUT!

Raphstravanga

September 10, 2016

A contemporary circus-style performance - an homage to street performers and the objet trouve. SEPT 10 in City Hall's Courtyard. 12-7p. FREE.

Tap the Yard

July 12, 2014

Tap the Yard, a two-week festival of Rhythm and Beats began on Wednesday and runs through July 12, 2014. The festival brings back to the Island some of the best tap performers in the world.  The festival features Jason Samuels Smith and The Owen “Fiidla” Brown Quartet, Sheetal Gandhi, Ephrat ‘Bounce’ Asherie and Michela Lerman performing from July 9 through 12.

Transformation: Rhythm’s Roots

February 14, 2014

Transformation: Rhythm's Root

Watch Emmy Award-winning tap dancer Jason Samuels dance to an original work by jazz and hip hop influenced Owen "Fiidla" Brown and his quartet.

When: Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Location: Lincoln Center

Website:

Time: 7:30 p.m.

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