Whether you love jazz or classical, you’re bound to find the perfect free performance this summer by attending one – or all – of Citiparks’ three popular concert series: “Stars at Riverview Jazz Series,” “Bach, Beethoven and Brunch,” and “Reservoir of Jazz.”
For more information concerning all three Citiparks concert series, call 412-255-2493 or visit www.Citiparks.net.
“Stars at Riverview” Jazz Series
Saturdays, June 9 – August 25, 2012
7 – 8:30 p.m.
“Stars at Riverview” brings jazz to Riverview Park on Saturday evenings. So bring a lawn chair or spread a blanket on Observatory Hill for an entire summer of incredible musical entertainment. After the concerts, stay for “Cinema in the Park” – movies the entire family can enjoy – beginning at dusk.
Sponsored by BNY Mellon and ARAD.
June 9 Roby "Supersax" Edwards
June 16 Roger Humphries
June 23 Alton Merrell
June 30 Chico's Quintet
July 7 Jevon Rushton
July 14 George Heid III
July 21 Mark Lucas
July 28 Poogie Bell
August 4 Cecil Brooks II
August 11 Mark Strickland
August 18 Eric Johnson
August 25 Sean Jones
Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Sundays, June 17 – August 12, 2012
10:30 a.m. – noon
Mellon Park – Fifth and Shady avenues, Point Breeze/Squirrel Hill
This longtime favorite series entertains music lovers on the lawn at Mellon Park. Satisfy your appetite for classical music by treating yourself to a special Sunday morning composed of Bach, Beethoven and Brunch. Join us for this delightful buffet of classical melodies, and don’t miss the “Best Brunch” competition during intermission – the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts will award prizes!
Sponsored by Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Bagel Factory, WQED-FM 89.3 and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
June 17 Edgewood Symphony Orchestra
June 24 Eastern Watershed Klezmer Quartet
July 1 Carnegie Brass
July 8 Allegheny Brass Band
July 15 Cello Fury
July 22 River City Brass
July 29 Aeolian Winds
August 5 Cincopation
August 12 East Winds Symphonic Band
Reservoir of Jazz
Sundays, August 5 – 26, 2012
5 – 7 p.m.
Highland Park – Highland Avenue & Reservoir Drive
This summer you can once again relax on the lawn at Highland Park to the sounds of jazz performed by Pittsburgh’s finest musicians. Residents of the tri-state area look forward to the month of August each year to witness this showcase of the area’s extraordinary talent of jazz at the ever-popular Reservoir of Jazz series.
Sponsored by BNY Mellon, Highland Park Community Council and ARAD.
August 5 Spanky Wilson
August 12 World Jazz with Preach Freedom & Friends
August 19 Kenny Blake
August 26 Dave Throckmorton featuring bassist Tony Grey