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First Friday! Jazz Age Music & Dance

Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

Friday, April 5, 6 – 9pm

Guitarist Richard Barnes leads Blackbird Society Orchestra.

$28; Patrons, Contributors, member guests, and students $10; Supporters and Sustainers free

About the Event

Philadelphia’s Blackbird Society Orchestra brings the Roaring ’20s to life with the music of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and other Jazz Age favorites. Society Hill Dance Academy will bring the moves with beginner lessons and a swing dance showcase. See you on the dance floor!

Collection and special exhibition access included. 

Cocktails and light fare available for purchase, including chicken and biscuit sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie, and deviled eggs.


6 – 6:30pm Beginner dance lessons
6:30 – 7:30pm Open dance floor
7:30 – 7:50pm Society Hill Dance Academy showcase
7:50 – 8:45pm Open dance floor


The Blackbird Society Orchestra plays Paul Whiteman’s “Happy Feet.”