The Dell Music Center

The Dell seeks to provide a quality, affordable and multi-cultural experience for people of all ages throughout Philadelphia and the region, in a safe and environmentally friendly venue.

Visitor Information


This is a reserved seated venue with chairs setup. Lawn chairs may be brought in with customers that have purchased lawn seating only.


All parking is free of charge. There is parking in the areas surrounding the venue and limited handicap parking near the entrance of the venue. Parking attendants will provide direction in the parking areas.


There are various concessions areas located throughout the venue selling hot food items such as fried fish, chicken wings, hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, water, beer & wine beverages and Rita's products. Outside food is not permitted (this includes bottled water).


The Dell security ushers, and ticket takers are uniformed at all times and are equipped with flashlights.

Search & Re-entry

Anyone entering the venue may be subjected to a physical search and/or metal detectors. Exit and Re-entry are not permitted.


Guests interfering with other guests’ ability to enjoy the event may be subject to ejection. This includes foul or abusive language, inappropriate or unacceptable gestures, and guests appearing impaired.


For the comfort and convenience of our guests, The Dell Music Center is a non-smoking facility. This policy will be strictly enforced.

Prohibited Items

The following items are not permitted: cans, bottles (plastic or glass) alcoholic beverages, food, weapons, controlled substance, video, still cameras, audio recording devices, large bags or backpacks.

Accessible by Public Transportation

Septa Bus #61 Stops in front of the venue.

Wheechair Accessible

The facility is fully wheelchair accessible.

Tickets Sold at the Event

Tickets will be available at the Box Office the day of the concert, unless the concert is sold out.

Will Call Tickets

Concert Will Call tickets may be picked up at the Box Office during regular Box Office Hours. Tickets will only be released to the purchaser of the tickets with Valid Photo I.D.

Seating Chart

Legendary Artists

Through the years, The Dell Music Center has hosted many of the music industry’s most renown entertainers including legendary performers Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, The O’Jays, Aretha Franklin, Fantasia, LL Cool J and many more More About Venue Rentals


Since 1972, the Dell is home to the“Essence of Entertainment” concert series and special entertainment such as theater, dance, classical music, movies and more. Our outreach in the community includes robust radio advertising, print, and television coverage, field marketing, cross-promotions, digital promotions and strategic use of social media channels. Sponsors

Upcoming Events

WaWa Welcome America Celebration of Black Music Month

Salute to Sounds of Philadelphia and Tribute to Gamble, Huff and Bell Read More

Frankie Beverly & Maze "I Wanna Thank You" Tour

With Special Guests The Whispers Read More

Frankie Beverly & Maze "I Wanna Thank You" Tour

With Special Guests The Whispers Read More

The Clark Sisters Featuring John P. Kee

With Special Guests Blessing Offor and Pastor Alyn E. Waller Read More

Charlie Wilson

With Special Guests Leela James and Jeff Bradshaw Read More

Johnny Gill

With Special Guests Marsha Ambrosius and J. Brown Read More

Faye Webster

With Julie Read More

SUNWAVE Featuring Skip Marley, Kranium

Master KG ft. Zanda Zakuza, Flippa Moggela, and ARA The Female Talking Drummer Read More


With Special Guests Brian Culbertson, Maysa and Mike Phillips Read More

Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey

With Special Guests Sidewalk Prophets Read More

The Isley Brothers and Gladys Knight

With Special Guest Carol Riddick Read More

Trey Songz

With Special Guest Queen Naija Read More


Philadanco, Manhattans ft. Gerald Alston, Blue Magic, and Lenny Williams Read More

Tamia and EnVogue

With Special Guests After 7 Read More

Lady B's Basement Party

E.U. ft. Sugar Bear, Breakwater, Doug E. Fresh, Rob Base, Kurtis Blow, Special Ed, Treach, Adina Howard Read More

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard