Why That Summer Jawn is the Phillyest Festival This Summer
On June 25th Wooder Ice will be teaming-up With Theres Drinking to Be Done for the Phillyest festival this summer. Tons of local Philly bands, DJs, vendors and more will converge at Lolie’s Ale House (461 N. 3rd St.) for what has been dubbed That Summer Jawn This free outdoor music festival will consist of 6 bands from various genres rocking from 2pm-9pm then the party moves indoors to Club Ion (located next door) where 16 local DJs will get it spinning from 9 pm – 2 am. So what makes this summer music festival so special? Well for those looking for a genuine Philly ambiance and experience this festival season, That Summer Jawn will be the place to be and here are 5 reasons why it’s the Phillyest festival!
It Doesn’t Get More Philly Than Jawn
While the outside world is obsessing over cheesesteaks and Rocky, the real Philly culture is woven in our attitudes, our passion and of course our vernacular. If there was one word that sums up the Philly slang it’s hands down “jawn.” For you outsiders, here’s a quick lesson, a jawn is anything and everything. Essentially a lazy yet clever way to make conversations easy.
Wooder Ice Eating Competition
Probably the most underrated Philly jawn is water ice which is locally pronounced wooder ice. The same food which our humble website derives from is also the beloved summer treat of Philadelphians. No matter what flavor you choose or what stand, truck or corner store you get it from, wooder ice is as Philly as it gets. So you know we had to do something really special with it. During That Summer Jawn we’re going to stop the music and all eyes will be on center stage as several attendees will be fighting brain freeze all for the love of wooder ice and bragging rights for the top wooder ice eater in Philly! Philly’s own Siddiq’s Water Ice will be supplying the goods and will crown the winner!
It’s Gonna’ Have That Philly Sound
Aside from food, Philly is a hotbed for entertainment, more specifically music. The list of talent that has come out of this city is too long to even begin to write out. Just know Philly has left its mark in the music industry in all genres. Therefore, you never know when the next big name will come out of Philly and become a household name. That next band or even DJ for that matter could be at That Summer Jawn (even Diplo got famous off Philly block parties). With 6 bands including Dr. Beardface & The Spaceman, Epoch Failfure, Frankie Vado, Las Palabras, Dubsmith Dub and 16 DJs performing including DJ Adub, Linda Leigh. Mr. Glenn, Tanner Caldwell Mike Saga and many more. That Summer Jawn will be providing tunes for everyone to enjoy from rock, to reggae to hip hop and more. So much music, which is why it can only be described as that jawn.
It’s the Best of Both Worlds
If you’re a fan of block parties and outdoor festivals, That Summer Jawn is right up your alley. Philly block parties are legendary and this one will not disappoint. We actually kicked-it up a notch with live entertainment and plenty of local vendors to pick up some cool local knick knacks. Oh, not a fan of the outdoors? No sweat because That Summer Jawn will transform to an indoor festival at night. Starting at 9 pm 16 DJs will be spinning throughout the night and we’re talking all types of music up in this jawn. So no matter your preference, That Summer Jawn is a guaranteed win-win.
We Know Philly
When an authority in Philly lifestyle teams-up with Theres Drinking to Be Done, one of Philly’s top nightlife curators you know it’s going to be Philly to the max. Both worlds will collide to bring you one awesome festival. We’re talking grub, music, vendors and much more! Every one involved is hand picked and ready to provide you with the ultimate Philly experience this summer! So if you’re a fan of all-things Philly then we’ll be seeing you June 25th!