Philadelphia Demonstrators Spread Cheer With Music Near Convention Center

Philadelphia demonstrators entered a celebratory mood on Friday, November 6, as people performed music and danced near the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Demonstrators gathered outside the building starting on Friday as ballot counting continued in the city, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

In this footage by Brandon McNeely, a group of musicians plays instruments around the corner from the convention center. One drummer wore a mask of Gritty, the official mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers National Hockey League team, who has become a symbol to “Count Every Vote” demonstrators across the city.

Joe Biden had taken the lead in Pennsylvania over Donald Trump, but ballots were still being counted as of 4.15 pm on Friday. Credit: Brandon McNeely via Storyful