• Candlelight: Soul and the Sea at Adventure Aquarium

Candlelight: Soul and the Sea at Adventure Aquarium

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Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before. Get your tickets now to discover some of your favorite Soul and R&B songs played at the Adventure Aquarium under the gentle glow of candlelight and 50 foot shark tanks! Or get the ultimate experience by purchasing VIP dinner tickets, and enjoy a romantic candlelit meal under the sea!

General Info
📍 Venue: Adventure Aquarium - Currents Ballroom
📅 Dates and times: various dates available at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes (doors open 45 mins prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 8 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
❓ View the FAQs for this event here
🪑 Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis in each zone
🕯️ If you would like to book a private concert, please click here
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Tentative Program

  • Smokey Robinson - Cruisin
  • Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay
  • Brandy - Almost Doesn't Count
  • The Gap Band - Yearning For Your Love
  • The Beegees - How Deep Is Your Love?
  • John Mayer - Gravity
  • Aaliyah - Rock The Boat
  • Maxwell - Sumthin Sumthin


  • Playlist
    • Brandon Pain: Vocals
    • Mare: Backup Vocals
    • KJ McNeil: Drums & Backup Vocals
    • Sandy Eldred: Bass
    • Stan Davis: Guitar
    • Josh Madoff: MD & Keys

User reviews

based on 129 reviews
  • What an amazing venue. My husband and I enjoyed our date night at the Adventure Aquarium, Candlelight Soul and the Sea. We enjoyed the entire experience and will definitely return.
  • I surprised my fiancé with this for date night. He was very excited. We both enjoyed this exceptional experience. We are looking forward to attending more of these events in the near future. Carla
  • Outstanding event! The ambiance, the gourmet food select , Brandon’s performance, the audience participation, the engaging staff, and the hundreds of candles…provided a romantic atmosphere! Definitely looking forward to attending the next event. Bravo
  • Beautiful evening! So much talent, delicious food, wonderful ambiance. As always, the Fever staff were polite, knowledgeable, and really played a part in the overall positive externality. Highly recommend!
  • Soooo much fun! Brandon & his band were soo good, I’m so glad I went. Definetely going to continue attending these. And it was really nice of them to give us an extra song when we asked for it at the end. I just wish it was a little longer, that hour flew by.
  • Great event. The vibe was great with the sharks in the background. Great song selections from the artist. Playlist sounded great.
  • There is nothing in the world like live music and talented vocals. We enjoyed everything. The food, the venue, the music, the ambience. Hoping to come back soon!
  • This was my second experience. Another great performance from Brandon Pain and the band Playlist
  • Loved it. It was a really nice night! I went with my husband for our 11th anniversary!
  • Staff was friendly, the atmosphere was perfect
  • It was an amazing experience… wish the show could be a little longer because of how great everything was
  • Such a wonderful time! I would have given 5 stars if the VIP section was closer to the musicians.
  • A very beautiful event…will do it again. This time I’m having the dinner! It looked deeelish!
  • It was absolutely fabulous ! The group Philly playlist was amazing!!
  • This event was amazing!!! I will definitely go again 😊

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29 Dec
19 Jan
6:00 PM
8:30 PM
Zone C for $50.00
Zone B for $55.00
Zone A for $60.00
VIP Dinner for 1 for $99.00
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