Author Archives: SnapDragon

Check us out “Under the Big Top” – March 26, 2011 5:30-6:30

Have you been thinking about hiring The Playing Mantis to entertain at your special event or backyard party?  Now’s your chance to get a great performance and support a great cause at the same time.  We’re donating a performance to St Elizabeth’s High School to be auctioned off at their Under [...]

Phoenixville’s Seventh Annual Firebird Festival

The Playing Mantis performs at the Phoenixville Firebird festival this December 11th in Phoenixville, PA. Bring out the entire family for this exciting event as the community celebrates the beautiful people, art, music, and culture of Phoenixville!!

Our featured performers will be Mantis, SnapDragon, Omni, and Smokey. We’ll be performing near the main stage along with several of the featured musicians, as well as in front of the Firebird prior to lighting.

For more information on the event, check out the Phoenixville Firebird Festival site at

Finishing up January with Flames!!

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Fire in Phoenixville Tomorrow

I’m so excited for the Firebird Festival Saturday night!  It’s a great community event where all are welcome.  We are going to be street performing earlier in the evening, which is one of my favorite for interacting with a crowd.  Mantis and I were there last year and it was so much fun, just dress for [...]

Thanksgiving Eve – Experience Kooma

So The Playing Mantis will bring their fiery act to Kooma, a new asian fusion sushi bar located at the Wilmington Waterfront. There’s going to be