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Upcoming PGMC Events

Below is a list of our upcoming major concerts, fundraisers, special events, and appearances around town. Come check out all we have to offer! Appearances that are not open to the public are marked. Or check out some of the photos and amateur video of some past appearances, including LGBT flag raisings, flash mob performances, outreach concerts at schools, and more. Want to include us in your event? You can! Hire us.

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2014-2015 Concert Season

Down Home Holliday   Proud Mary   Summer in the City

Subscriptions are now available! Benefits include VIP seating and more, and are available at a 20% discount.
     
All PGMC Appearances and Events
     
October    
     
     
Bearded Ladies   No Regrets: A Piaf Affair
Mon. October 13, 2014, 6-7 pm
Featuring the Bearded Ladies.
30th Street Station Porch, 30th & Market Sts.
PGMC teams up with the Bearded Ladies to present a choral version of their premier cabaret featuring the works of renowned diva, Edith Piaf.  Free!  Full Details
     
     
Philly Pride   Outfest
Sun. October 12, 2014, 12-7 pm
Roughly 11th-13th St. & Walnut to Spruce St. Map.
Street festival celebrating National Coming Out Day. PGMC has an info booth and mans the beer booths. All tips benefit PGMC.
     
     
AIDS Walk  

Philadelphia AIDS Walk
Kicks off from the Phila. Art Museum.
PGMC walks in this annual fundraiser for the AIDS Fund as Team 4004.  Sponsor us!

     
     
Abington High School   Abington Junior High School
Fri. October 24, 2014
Appearance by PGMC.
Not open to the public.
     
     
Fall Ball   Fall Ball Masquerade Fundraiser
Sat. October 25, 2014,
VIP Reception 7-8 pm; Main Event 8-11 pm.
Presented by Geno of Geno’s Steaks
Philadelphia Downtown Marriott Hotel
Liberty Ballroom, 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Third annual black-tie optional fundraiser.
     
     
Northeast HS  

Northeast High School
Fri. October 31, 2014
PGMC performs. Not open to the public.

     
     
November    
     
     
It Gets Better   It Gets Better
Sat. November 8, 2014, 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center
300 S. Broad St., Philadelphia PA
PGMC appears with members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles and several area gay chorus: Phila. Voices, of Pride, Anna Crusis Women’s Choir, the Rainbow Chorale of DE. Also present are a number of gay community organizations. State Rep. Brian Sims is scheduled to appear. The It Gets Better project provides personal testimonies of LGBT directed towards LGBT youth who may feel isolated and be struggling with bullying or other issues.

Tickets: $21.
     
     
United Methodist   AIDS Benefit Concert
Sat. November 15, 2014, 7:30 pm
CUCM
149 S. White Horse Pike, Berlin NJ 08009
Brotherly Love, PGMC’s small group ensemble, performs an AIDS benefit concert featuring inspiring, uplifting and upbeat tunes you’re sure to recognize. A free will offering will be collected at the event. Proceeds will be split between PGMC and the Francis House in Camden NJ, which provides services to people living with HIV and AIDS. Refreshments follow. Additional details.
     
     
Thanksgiving Day Parade   Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thurs. November 27, 2014
PGMC performs in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade near the Art Museum steps.  The parade runs 8:30 am until noon along Ben Franklin Pkwy.  Watch for details.
     
     
     
December    
     
     
Down Home Holiday   Down Home Holiday
Thu. – Fri. December 4-5, 2014, 8 pm and
Sat. December 6, 2014, 2 pm & 8 pm
Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion
2110 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
Traditional American Christmas carols as well as country music favorites.
     
     
Kennedy House   Kennedy House
Wed. December 10, 2014, 6:30-7:30 pm
1901 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Brotherly Love, PGMC’s select ensemble, performs.
Not open to the public.
     
     
Ballet   Pennsylvania Ballet Fundraiser
Fri. December 12, 2014, 6-7 pm
Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St.
Members of PGMC reprise songs from our Down Home Holiday concert as part of their fundraiser. Details TBA.
     
     
     
     
     
Auditions   Auditions
Wed. December 17, 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm
Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion
2111 Sansom St. Philadelphia PA
Auditions for new members. Rehearsals start January 7, 2015.
     
     
Barnes  

Barnes Foundation
Fri. December 19, 2014, 6:00 pm
2025 Ben Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia PA
Brotherly Love, PGMC’s small group ensemble, performs.
Free after admission to the Barnes Museum.

     
     
     
February    
     
Bachelor Auction  

PGMC Bachelor Auction
February 2015
PGMC auctions off its most eligible bachelors to the highest bidder. Winning bids include dinner or a show.
Details TBA.

     
     
Scranton Cultural Center   Scranton Cultural Center
Sat. February 28, 2015, 2:00 pm
420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, PA 18503
Preview of our March concert, “Proud Marys: A Diva Sing-a-Long.”
     
     
Atria   Atria Senior Living
Tue. February 10, 2015, 7:00-8:00 pm
150 N. 20th St. @ Race St. Philadelphia 19103
Brotherly Love performs.
Not open to the public.
     
     
March    
     
Flower Show  

Philadelphia Flower Show
Sun. March 1, 2015, 4:00-6:00 pm
PA Convention Center, 12th & Arch Sts. Philadelphia.
Brotherly Love performs at the LGBT VIP reception.
Theme: “Lights, Camera, Bloom.”

     
   
Proud Marys   Proud Marys: A Diva Sing-Along
March 12-14, 2015, Thu.-Sat. 8 pm & Sat. 2 pm
Suzanne Roberts Theater,
480 S. Broad St. at Lombard St. Philadelphia
Belt out tunes of all the greats: Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Cher, Gloria Gaynor, and indulge your inner Diva.
     
     
Auditions   Auditions
March 2015; date TBA.
Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion
2111 Sansom St. Philadelphia PA
     
     
     
May    
     
Music School   Wilmington Music School
Sun. May 3, 2015, 3:00 pm
Brotherly Love performs. Open to the public; admission charged.
     
     
Equality Forum   Equality Forum
Date TBA, likely in early May.
PGMC will likely have an info table SundayOUT, which is the culmination of several days of events and festivities.
     
   
Summer In The City   Summer in the City
May 15-16, 2015, Fri.-Sat. 8 pm & Sat. 2 pm
Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion,
2110 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
All your favorites of summer fun and sun: Under the Boardwalk, Surfin’ USA, Summer Nights, and more!
     
     
Church   St. Michael Lutheran Church
Sun. May 31, 2015, 3:00 pm
109 E. Doe Run Rd., Unionville PA 19375
Brotherly Love performs. Free will donation.
     
     
     
June    
     
Philly Pride Parade   Philly Pride Parade
Sunday June 14, 2015
PGMC will have a table at this annual event, and will likely march in the parade.
     
     
Want to see what we’ve done recently?  Check out our past events of the past few years.  Get highlights of our 30 year history.  Or listen to clips from some of our concerts.
     
     

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Add Friendship and Hope to Your Event with a PGMC Appearance
Can’t wait for our next concert?  Hate looking for parking?  Have PGMC come to you!  In addition to our three major concerts, we also do performances in the community.  Whether you want to deliver a message of inclusion and acceptance for all, want to augment a formal event with some serene music, or just want to add a dash of whimsy, we’re here for you.  We do a variety of events, including flash mob appearances, school/community outreach parties, community/civic events, pride festivals, holiday parties, commitment ceremony receptions, gala fundraisers and anniversary celebrations.  We have music to suit almost any occasion.  Have members of the entire Chorus come out, or our select ensemble, Brotherly Love, can come instead. Rates:
* PGMC 1-1.5 hour concert $3,000
* Brotherly Love   1-1.5 hour concert $2,000

Prices are negotiable based on length of performance and non-profit status.  To find out how you can book an appearance with Philadelphia’s premier men’s chorus, e-mail the director, Joe Buches: director @ pgmc.org
 
 
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The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus P.O. Box 30185 Philadelphia, PA, 19103 215.731.9230 info @ pgmc.org