By John Vettese

Dolly Parton | photo courtesy of the artist

Okay, everyone, calm down – the wait is over. Country icon and American music treasure Dolly Parton will be performing in Philly this summer after all. The singer and songwriter just announced a June 15th headlining show at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

For newbs wondering why this is a big deal, Dolly has quite the resume. Some stats: 100 million sold records worldwide, 25 number one songs on the Billboard Country charts, seven Grammy Awards, ten Country Music Association Awards, three American Music Awards and on and on. Plus she wrote …read more