Cheap Date - Philadelphia Events for $20 and Less This Weekend

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (4/21 to 4/23)

By Erin Kelly


Alex Burkat / Mr. Falcon / Sarah Cuda

Kung Fu Necktie


Friday night monthly dance party with good vibes and cheap drinks.


Kanye Loves Kanye Night

The Barbary

$5 to $7

Playing Kanye West hits along with artists he’s worked with like Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, Drake plus more.


Beer Garden Opening at Cira Green

Cira Centre South


Check out the grand opening of the pop-up rooftop beer garden in a park on top Cira Centre South.


Winkdown with Josh Wink



Josh Wink’s annual birthday bash.  Open to close set by the man himself.

ICYMI — Winkdown (Josh Wink All Night Long) on April 21st. Tix available on our website 👌🏼

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Palberta / Drums Like Machine Guns / Banny Grove / Cabo Boing

Everybody Hits


Live music in a cool venue, plus BYOB.





Back for his second appearance at Coda, Throttle is playing disco and house party hits.

Who's excited for another amazing set? 🙋🏽‍♂️contact for guest list and bottle service!

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Paul Knakk Experience

The Irish Pol


Discounted Yards bottles and drafts during the show.  Playing acoustic, alternative, and country rock.


After Hours Science Festival Prom

The Franklin Institute


The kick-off of the Philadelphia Science Festival, which is holding events through the week.



Prince Dance Party

La Peg Brasserie at Fringe Arts


It’s a Prince dance party with Dj Ily mixing your favorite Prince tracks.


Pet Cheetah / Bazmati Vice / The Bad Larrys

Bourbon & Branch

$8 to $10

Come out to the EP release party for Pet Cheetah with some other awesome bands performing.

EP release is finally here!! 4/22. Bourbon & Branch. Also Earth Day. Come party if you get down with Earth

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The Legwarmers

The Trocadero


Relive the days of synth and, well, legwarmers with the ultimate ’80s tribute band.


Kenty Love / MonoBeat / Todos Santos

Connie’s Ric Rac


A Latin music dance party with over 50 craft beers available.


Dogfish Head Crosley Cruiser

Jose Pistola’s


Part of the two-month, 29-city tour. Stop by to see beer-inspired artwork, learn about the brewing process, and get a chance to win prizes.


Art Is Life Festival

Ridge Avenue 


The annual celebration of Roxborough artistry.


Flowercrown / Krooked Youth / P-Slur / Illusionist / Kublai KHAN

The Barbary

$7 to $10

Cheap beer and plenty of music to listen to throughout the night.


Fishtown Science Crawl

Frankford Avenue


Grab a wristband and take in some specials at eight Fishtown bars with science-themed activities.


Acid Mothers Temple / Babylon

Johnny Brenda’s

$13 to $15

Get ready for some insane rock & roll hits.  A show you don’t want to miss.

Knightlife / Future Dinosaurs / In Different Sounds / A Work of Fiction

Kung Fu Necktie


Dance/Electronic/Pop music and performances you won’t forget.


Heather Maloney / Ryan Hommel

Kennett Flash


Whether you’re into rock & roll or folk and indie rock, this show has got it all.

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Erin Kelly

Journalism student at Temple University and resident of Northeast Philadelphia. Hobbies include eating a lot and spending time with friends and my dog. I can be reached at