Another bitter Pennsylvania winter is coming to an end, and it’s time to plan some springtime fun. PA casinos in Philadelphia have full schedules of entertainment to help us celebrate the arrival of spring.
DJs will pump out party music to get you on the dance floor. Comedians will make you laugh. And some singers will take the stage to get you singing along with the lyrics.
Here’s a quick roundup of all the fun you can find this spring at Philadelphia’s casinos.
Rivers Casino Philadelphia hosts live music and comedy shows
The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia offers something for everyone with this lineup of live musical and comedy acts:
- March 24: Yesterday – The Beatles Tribute (7 p.m.)
- March 25: The Ohio Players (8 p.m.)
- April 6: Aunt Mary Pat, The “Clocking Out” Comedy Tour (7 p.m.)
- April 14: Stokley, Grammy Nominated R & B Artist (8 p.m.)
- April 29: The Marlon Wayans Comedy Show (8 p.m.)
- May 12: Peabo Bryson (8 p.m.)
- May 19: Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti (8 p.m.)
- May 26: Tower of Power, Funk and Soul Band (8 p.m.)
Rivers also has a jam-packed schedule of DJs that will get the party started at Jack’s Bar in the casino every weekend. DJs will typically play four-hour sets from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. every Friday and Saturday. Visit the Rivers Philadelphia entertainment calendar for more information.
DJs get the party started at Live! Casino Philadelphia
Live! Casino Philadelphia also has a regular rotation of DJs planned for this spring to get the party started. DJs will get the music going almost every night at the casino’s Center Bar at 7 p.m.
Live Casino Philadelphia’s other entertainment offerings this spring include a headline comedian and a bunch of entertaining bands.
- March 24: Split Decision Band with DJ Freezie (Center Bar, 8 p.m.)
- March 25: The Business with DJ Louie Castelli (Center Bar, 8 p.m.)
- March 31: Flight Back Home with DJ Aiden Scott (Center Bar, 8 p.m.)
- April 1: Sensational Soul Cruisers with DJ Patrice McBride (Center Bar, 8 p.m.)
- April 28: Rita Rudner (The Event Center, doors open at 7 p.m., show is at 8 p.m.)
Boxing tournament and Memorial Day party coming to Harrah’s Philadelphia
Golden Gloves Regional Tournament
Harrah’s Philadelphia is hosting one of the biggest amateur sporting events in the state this spring. The 2023 Golden Gloves Regional Tournament will take over Harrah’s on Saturday, April 15, with 20 weight classes contested.
The best fighters from the Central and Eastern Divisions will square off and winners will advance to the state and perhaps national competition, which is an Olympic Qualifying event. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the first bout scheduled for 6 p.m.
Memorial Day Dance Party
On Saturday, May 27, Harrah’s is hosting one of the best Memorial Day parties around. Get out your fanciest white shirt for the All-White Indoor/Outdoor Dance Party, hosted by radio station WDAS.
White attire is required and the dress code prohibits hats, sneakers, hoodies, athletic gear, plain T-shirts, baggy pants and strongly encourages collared shirts. Participants must be 21 to enter. The party begins at 9 p.m. and runs until 2 a.m.
Big names headline shows at Parx Casino’s Xcite Center
Parx Casino has a host of headline acts scheduled for this spring, with both comedians and musical acts set to take the stage. Here are the highlights:
- March 24: Nick Offerman (8 p.m.)
- March 25: Anthony Rodia, “The Road Rage Tour” (7 p.m.)
- March 30: Ryan Adams (8 p.m.)
- March 31: Brian McKnight (8 p.m.)
- April 1: Air Supply (8 p.m.)
- April 7: Chase Rice (8 p.m.)
- April 8: Jay Mohr and Darrell Hammond (8 p.m.)
- April 21: Parmalee (8 p.m.)
- April 22: Clint Black (8 p.m.)
- April 28: Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken (8 p.m.)
- May 5: Styx (8 p.m.)
- May 12: Tracy Morgan (8 p.m.)
- May 13: Dionne Warwick (8 p.m.)
- May 19: Travis Tritt with War Hippies (8 p.m.)
- May 26: Foreigner (8 p.m.)
- May 27: Foreigner (8 p.m.)
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