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 guest’ 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 Presents ...The Nutty Professor
Thu, June 28, 2018

Movie Night Read More

Kem with Tamar Braxton & Damien Escobar
Thu, July 5, 2018
Kool & the Gang with Special Guest En Vogue
Thu, July 12, 2018
Parks & Recreation 8th Annual Kids Fest
Tue, July 17, 2018
Tamela Mann
Thu, July 19, 2018
Ne-Yo with Special Guest Lyfe Jennings
Sun, July 22, 2018
Charlie Wilson with Special Guest Avery Sunshine
Thu, July 26, 2018
Philadanco & Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Evening of the Arts
Fri, July 27, 2018
Erykah Badu with Special Guest Talib Kweli
Thu, August 2, 2018
Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill & Ralph Tresvant
Thu, August 16, 2018

Special guest Major Read More

Movie Night featuring "Black Panther"
Tue, August 21, 2018

Free Backpack Give-a-way Read More

Patti LaBelle with Special Guest Gregory Porter
Thu, August 23, 2018
Recovery Idol Finals
Fri, August 24, 2018