Beyond the Bars Music – Student Showcase

Saturday, March 16, 2024
Doors: 6pm | Show: 8pm

**This event is FREE, no tickets required! Reservations are highly encouraged.**


  • You must make a table reservation to guarantee seating. Without a reservation, seating will be first-come, first-served if available. There is standing room by the bar area.
  • The Lounge is a full-service restaurant – our full food & drink menu is available when doors open.
  • If you require accessible seating, please contact us at or 215-222-1400 prior to the show so we can best accommodate your needs.
  • Join the WCL Fan Club for priority entry, food & merch discounts, exclusive offers, and more. Mega & Ultimate Fan levels include 24-hour presale access and no ticket fees.
  • World Cafe Live is a nonprofit independent venue where artistry meets social impact. Every purchase helps support our music education & community programs.
  • See FAQ for more information.
Beyond The Bars is a 501(c)3 student driven and community based music and resource connection program that is dedicated to interrupting cycles of violence and divestment while helping our students recognize their immense potential and bright futures. Whether it be homeless shelters, trauma clinics, recreational centers, schools, community spaces or jails Beyond the Bars operates to ensure that accessible spaces are available to our cityʼs talented young artists. The Beyond the Bars Student Showcase will be a showcase of youth artists throughout 45 different music labs across Philadelphia as well as the community or artists that supports them. The showcase will feature original music as well as cross-generational jams between students and the larger musical community.