Get ready for some sunshine and free music this Saturday, June 30, as the bi-annual Clark Park Music and Art Festival gets into gear. The summer edition of the festival, a 42-year-old tradition in the historic park, includes live music, children’s activities, arts and crafts vending, and other events and diversions to fill your Saturday.
The festival runs from noon-8 p.m. Some of the bands featured this year include Power Animal, The Horrible Department, and the West Philly based City Wide Specials, among others. See below for a full list and set times. The forecast for this Saturday is mostly sunny with a high of 94, so make sure to pack a lot of sunscreen.
12:00pm-12:30pm – Rock to the Future (stage 1) http://www.rocktothefuturephilly.org/
12:40pm-1:10pm – The Best Westerns (stage 1) http://www.facebook.com/thebestwesternsmusic
1:25pm-1:55pm – City Wide Specials (stage 2) The West Philadelphia-based City Wide Specials perform traditional and original songs as well as instrumental breakdowns and waltzes on guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and upright bass
2:10pm-2:45pm – The Really Cooks (stage 1) http://www.thereallycooks.com/
3:00pm-3:30pm – Jampa (stage 2) http://www.jampaband.com/
3:45pm-4:15pm – The Downtown Club (stage 1) Delayed Female Vocals, Analog Snyth, Guitar, Drums and Bass
4:30pm-5pm – Break it Up (stage 1) http://breakitupband.wordpress.com/
5:15pm-5:45pm – On the Water (stage 2) http://onthewater.bandcamp.com/
5:45-6:15pm – Erode and Disappear (stage 1)
6:30-7:00pm – The Horrible Department (stage 2) http://www.myspace.com/thehorribledepartment
7:15-8:00pm – Power Animal (stage 1) http://poweranimal.tumblr.com/
- Kelly Lawler