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Inquirer 2023 Recap


From Taylor Swift to Beyoncé and Bruce Springsteen, here are the 10 best concerts we saw this year

by Dan DeLuca | The Philadelphia Inquirer

5. Summer at the Mann Center

It was a stellar summer at the Fairmount Park amphitheater. Lauryn Hill and the Fugees reunited, and Questlove and the Soulquarians backed the Isley Brothers at the biggest ever Roots Picnic (which with Made in America canceled, was Philly’s biggest music fest). Philly rapper Chill Moody curated a 50th anniversary of hip-hop series, including a rock-rap mash-up with Low Cut Connie; and Tyler Childers, Willie Nelson, and boygenius all put on standout shows. Looking forward to next year.

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