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Tonight’s Concert Picks: 2nd Street Fest in Northern Liberties, The Last Poets at The Blockley, Reggae in the Park at The Mann

Today from noon to 10 P.M. in Northern Liberties, the 2nd Street Festival brings a variety of food vendors, crafters and local musicians to the neighborhood. Four stages are in place for performances and other events, which have all been programmed by the Philadelphia Folksong Society. The line-up is extensive and is sure to not disappoint, including acts such as Laser Background, the West Philadelphia Orchestra and headlineres The Low Anthem. Take a look at the video for The Low Anthem’s single “Boeing 737” and find tickets and info here.

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Jimmy Cliff and Beres Hammond to headline Reggae In The Park in June at The Mann

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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is performing at The Mann on Sunday, June 10th, as part of the Reggae In The Park tour. Other performers include Beres Hammond, Luciano, The Movement, Trevor Hall, Steppin Razor, and more on two stages. Cliff is releasing a new album this summer (date to be announced) produced by Rancid’s Tim Armstrong, who joined Cliff at his performance last weekend at Coachella. Last November, Cliff released the Sacred Fire EP including covers of The Clash’s “Guns Of Brixton,” and “Ruby Soho” by Rancid. Tickets to Reggae In The Park go on sale tomorrow, Friday, April 20th at 10AM. Go here for tickets and more information about the show.