The Spice Route Ensemble is comprised of internationally acclaimed musicians of diverse Middle Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean traditions working towards the common goal of producing excellent music. The Ensemble believes that this musical excellence serves as an example of multicultural cooperation.
Kick back, relax, and enjoy some of Philadelphia’s best live bands Wednesday evenings in the Penn Museum’s beautiful outdoor Stoner Courtyard. The eighth annual Summer Nights Concert Series brings an eclectic lineup of performances—with the sounds of Creole Zydeco, Latin Jazz, Middle Eastern folk, Pre-Revolutionary Cuba, and more. The galleries stay open, with an optional guided tour (topics vary) at the set break. Outside, the Pepper Mill Café offers light foods and beverages.
Admission is just $10 general admission; Pay-what-you-wish for PennCard holders, Penn Medicine and CHOP employees with ID, and children under 6 years old; FREE for Penn Museum Members.