Upcoming Events
Helping the Homeless - Serving at the encampment
Sat, Aug 01
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Aug 01, 1:00 PM
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Help Helping the Homeless serve people living at the center city encampment on August 1. If you have items to donate contact Basic Kindness or Helping the Homeless.
Beach Slang at Underground Arts
Thu, Dec 26
Underground Arts
Dec 26, 2019, 8:00 PM
Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Beach Slang with Pkew Pkew Pkew at Underground Arts - free show doors at 8:00 show at 9:00
Fruit Bats Concert
Fri, Nov 22
Boot & Saddle
Nov 22, 2019, 8:20 PM
Boot & Saddle, 1131 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA
South Jazz Club Bag Giveaway
Sat, Nov 09
South Jazz Kitchen
Nov 09, 2019, 7:00 PM
South Jazz Kitchen, 600 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
A Basic Kindness First! South Jazz Kitchen hosted their own bag give away on November 9th, 2019!
Tue, Nov 05
World Cafe Live Philadelphia
Nov 05, 2019, 7:00 PM
World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Thank you World Cafe Live and Super Chunk for letting us share bags at your show 11/5!
Jason Narducy Living Room Concert
Fri, Oct 11
Living Room TBA
Oct 11, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:40 PM
Living Room TBA, Media, PA 19063, USA
Jason Narducy of Split Single, Bob Mould Band, Superchunk, and more will be performing a living room concert just outside of Philadelphia. Jason was the first musician to give Basic Kindness an opportunity to pass out bags at a show. Come join us and support live music and musicians.
Dead Milkmen at Laurel Hill Cemetery
Fri, Sep 27
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Sep 27, 2019, 7:00 PM
Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA
Basic Kindness Bag Give Away at the Dead Milkmen show at Laurel Hill Cemetery
Blondie and Elvis Costello at the Xponential Music Festival
Sun, Jul 28
Xponential Music Festival
Jul 28, 2019, 7:00 PM
Xponential Music Festival, BB&T Pavilion 1 Harbour Blvd, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
We will be giving away bags tomorrow night after the Blondie and Elvis Costello show at the Xponential Music Festival. Stop by and say hi!
Will Butler (of Arcade Fire), Jo Firestone, Joyero
Fri, Jul 19
Boot & Saddle
Jul 19, 2019, 8:00 PM
Boot & Saddle, 1131 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA
Will Butler, along with Jo Firestone, and Joyero will be at Boot and Saddle Friday night. Come to hear the new album, Friday Night, and leave with a care package for someone living without shelter.
Greens Grow Farm Dinner
Sat, Jul 13
Greensgrow Farms
Jul 13, 2019, 8:00 PM
Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA
A benefit for our SNAP Share Program, making a healthy local farm share accessible to everyone. Greensgrow will host four Farm Dinners throughout 2019 in partnership with Philly Foodworks to benefit our SNAPShare program because we believe that nutritious, local food should be accessible to everyone
We Were Promised Jet Packs
Thu, Jul 11
Union Transfer
Jul 11, 2019, 8:00 PM
Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
Look for us after the show! We Were Promised Jetpacks are a Scottish indie rock band from Edinburgh, formed in 2003. The band consists of Adam Thompson, Sean Smith, and Darren Lackie. Stuart McGachan was a member of the band from 2012 to 2015.
Nicole Henry at South Jazz Kitchen
Mon, Jul 08
Jul 08, 2019, 9:44 PM
SOUTH, 600 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
This is event was in the past. South Jazz Kitchen proved to be an exciting and exceptional partner! They jumped right on board and we will be collaborating for future events, and hopefully more! Nicole Henry's show was amazing and she gave us a great shout out in the middle of her set. Thank you!
Greensgrow Farm Dinner
Mon, Jul 08
Greensgrow Farms
Jul 08, 2019, 9:30 PM
Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA
This event was in the past. Greensgrow was a great partner. They quickly agreed to let me bring bags. Greensgrow is an educational urban farm and demonstration garden that provides an essential connection to food and nature in an urban community.
The Specials 40th Anniversary
Mon, Jul 08
Theatre of The Living Arts
Jul 08, 2019, 9:19 PM
Theatre of The Living Arts, 334 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA
This event was in the past. Could not get in contact with The Specials, but TLA let me keep bags in a closet during the show. After the concert I was able to pass out bags right outside of the venue.
Bob Mould Band
Mon, Jul 08
Union Transfer
Jul 08, 2019, 9:14 PM
Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
This event was in February, before we had a website. This post is a thank you! One of my favorites gave me the first opportunity to give away bags after a show! What an exciting night and we are still grateful to Bob Mould and his band, Jason Narducy and Jon Wurster.
Mon, Jan 21
Metropolitan Opera House of Philadelphia
Jan 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Metropolitan Opera House of Philadelphia, 858 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Mayor James Kenney and other elected officials, school administrators, and supporters of Dr. King's work in honoring Philadelphia Eagles, Malcolm Jenkins. This will be a day of inspiration, music, fellowship, art and education.
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