International Illadelph Legends Festival
Through August 2, 2008
Philadelphia’s University of the Arts

Illadelph remains the longest running hip-hop festival dedicated to the evolution of hip-hop music and dance, featuring the most electrifying innovators and pioneers of hip-hop movement. The 2008 festival is set to be one of Illadelph's finest years, bringing together the originators and renowned practitioners of the various hip-hop movement styles including Boogaloo, Locking, Popping, Hip-Hop, House, B-Boy/B-Girl, Afro/Funk and Salsa movement.


ACANA African Festival
African Heritage Festival presented by the African Cultural Alliance of North America and PECO, featuring a performance by Maxi Priest.
Great Plaza
Columbus Blvd. at Market Street
August 2, 2008
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bloc Party with Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Alternative/ Indie rock band whose music sounds “melodic and dark, danceable yet powerful: something that will keep you yelling for more.”
Theatre of Living Arts
334 South St.
August 5, 2008
8:00 p.m.
Gipsy Kings
Flamenco, jazzy guitar, Latin rhythms, Cuban pop and even a touch of reggae conspire to form the pure music of the Gipsy Kings.
Mann Center for the Performing Arts
5201 Parkside Ave.
August 6, 2008
8:00 p.m.
The New Pornographers and Andrew Bird
A Canadian indie rock group highly influenced by power pop bands such as The Cars and Cheap Trick, although their songs are generally of a greater melodic and harmonic complexity.
Electric Factory
421 N. 7th St.
August 9, 2008
8:30 p.m.
Festival of India
Great Plaza
Columbus Blvd. at Market Street
August 16, 2008
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Caribbean Festival Great Plaza
Columbus Blvd. at Market Street
August 17, 2008
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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