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Dancing In The Streets At The Hop

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Broad Street: Between Spruce & Pine Streets

300 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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"Dancing In The Streets At The Hop" will bring 5,000 people into Broad Street to break the Guinness World Record of people doing this Twist

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Coinciding with At The Hop! A Philadelphia Story at the Birth of Rock and Roll, the final performance of The Philly POPS’ 40th Anniversary Season, The Philly POPS has announced its intention to break the world record number of people doing “The Twist” simultaneously.

The current world record for “The Twist” is 3,040 people. For this event, the POPS will to bring 5,000 Philadelphians out to join this record-breaking attempt. This block party-style event will be led by Philadelphia music icon, Jerry Blavat, and will feature special guest appearances from local music legends of the era, including Billy Carlucci (of Billy Carlucci and the Essentials), The Tymes, and more.

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 11am—block party begins; 12pm—Twist-off begins

Where: Broad Street, between Spruce and Pine Streets; in front of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 300 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

What: Dancing in the Streets At The Hop will take place Saturday May 4, 2019 on Broad St in Philadelphia, PA. All of Philly is invited to attend. To help break this world record attempt, all participants must come dressed in ‘60s-style clothing. Participants will do “The Twist” for five uninterrupted minutes.

For more details on Dancing in the Streets At The Hop and At The Hop! A Philadelphia Story at the Birth of Rock and Roll, visit www.phillypops.org/atthehop.

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