The beat goes on
From the producers of The Peking Acrobats comes Jigu!, a 28-person drum ensemble from Shanxi province of China. Blending traditional and modern music, Jigu! Thunder Drums of China creates sounds so intense you can actually feel them.
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. , 8 p.m., $21-$47, 215-898-3900 or
The Smothers Brothers are back and in concert for one night only, bringing all of their kooky antics to the stage, including an appearance by Dickie's beloved Yo-Yo Man, a campy performance that brings the kids' toy to an unparalleled level of mastery.
The Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave., Glenside, 8 p.m. $42.50, 215-572-7650 or
Philadanco's spring performance, "Movers & Shakers," offers three dances including a world premiere by Rennie Harris called "Philadelphia Experiment," a hip-hop retrospective about the city. Also on the playbill is Talley Beatty's "Southern Landscape," inspired by Howard Fast's Reconstruction-era novel "Freedom Road," and an excerpt from Gene Hill Sagan's "La Valse."