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Kimmel Center Presents Free Mexrrissey Concert, A Gift to the City in Celebration of Dia de los Muertos, October 29, 2016

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MEDIA ALERT

New details announced

Press Contact:

Amanda Conte

(215) 790-5847

aconte@kimmelcenter.org

KIMMEL CENTER PRESENTS FREE MEXRRISSEY CONCERT, A GIFT TO THE CITY IN CELEBRATION OF DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

WHAT:

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has announced that its October 29th performance by Mexican rock band Mexrrissey will now be a FREE ticketed event – a gift to Philadelphia in celebration of Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos. The group will perform for one-night-only at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, taking the greatest hits of iconic artists Morrissey and The Smiths and reinventing them with Mexican flare. Of the group, Gigwise has said "you have never been in love until you've heard Mexican Morrissey." Fans can visit www.kimmelcenter.org to secure free tickets (fees apply).

In addition, Bar Volvér at the Kimmel Center’s Campus restaurant will be serving “The Mexrrissey Rocktail” that evening. Attendees are encouraged to stop by before or after the performance to purchase a themed cocktail! See the making of The Mexrrissey Rocktail here.

WHEN &

WHERE:               Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00 p.m.

Updated venue:

Perelman Theater inside the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

300 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the University of the Arts’ Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2016-2017 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.

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