Cadillac, the Mann & WXPN
*Artists and ticket prices are subject to change.
'THE ART OF STORYTELLING' · HIP-HOP x CLASSICAL
Our Downstage @ the Mann series Presented by Cadillac comes to a close on Thursday, October 5 with The Art of Storytelling! This genre-melding concert will feature music from GRAMMY® award-winning Time For Three and words by Chill Moody in a celebration of the 50th anniversary of hip-hop.
Limited tickets are available via Ticketmaster.com and the Mann's Ticket Office.
About our Community Artist-In-Residence
The Mann is thrilled to announce our 2023 Community Artist-In-Residence: Chill Moody, a hip-hop artist, entrepreneur, and activist based in West Philadelphia. He was named 'Best Rapper' by Philadelphia Magazine and is the official Philadelphia Music Ambassador as named by City Council. Moody, a graduate of Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, will not only be a guest and contributor to many of our education programs throughout the year, sharing his style, creative spirit, and industry experiences directly with Philadelphia’s youth, but will also play an integral role in this season's events celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop, including this series.
About Downstage @ the Mann
Hosted and co-curated by Community Artist-in-Residence Chill Moody, this season's Downstage series celebrates the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. Each performance will feature Chill Moody and a guest artist, highlighting various pillars of hip-hop culture, such as DJing, dance, visual art, and storytelling. Other concerts in this series are One Night Only on June 29 and Philly Pillars & Pioneers on August 10.
Downstage @ the Mann Presented by Cadillac places both audience and artists together in the same space, on the Presser Foundation Stage in our TD Pavilion, for an up-close, under cover, open-air setting. This intimate, in-the-round experience offers a new level of performance, engagement, and immersion. Downstage debuted in 2022, earning a 'Best of Philly' award from Philadelphia Magazine.
Picnics are not allowed for this performance.
If you are 21 years of age or older and plan to consume alcohol at the concert, please be prepared to present proper I.D.
Lawn chairs are not permitted for this performance.
Small blankets are permitted for all shows, but we do ask that you be mindful of your neighbors on the lawn.
Parking is free for this show.
Getting to the Mann is easier than ever!
No photography is permitted at this performance.