Citiparks
CITIPARKS ANNOUNCES 2012 SUMMER CONCERT SCHEDULE
free concerts in parks to entertain music lovers throughout summer

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.
Riverview Park

“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

 

Published:
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Contacts
Mary Beth Mueller
Citiparks Publicist
Office: 412-351-7702
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