August is arriving…but if you haven’t found time to enjoy an outdoor concert or movie this summer, there’s still plenty of time!
Whether you love jazz – or watching movies under the stars – you’re bound to find the perfect free event presented as part of Citiparks’ various summer series.
All four Citiparks concert series continue in August. Or grab a blanket and head out for an evening of cinema under the stars at numerous locations for “Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park.” For more information, visit www.Citiparks.net.
“Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park”
Spread a blanket on a summer evening and enjoy a great movie at the “Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park” series. Free movies take place at 8 locations throughout the summer.
Link to complete movie schedule: http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks/cinema_in_the_park.htm
Upcoming movies in August include The Princess and the Frog (G), Happy Feet Two (PG), The Smurfs (PG), The Adventures of Tintin (PG), Indiana and the Temple of Doom (PG), Super 8 (PG-13), Unknown (PG-13), Green Lantern (PG-13), The Help (PG-13) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (PG-13).
“Stars at Riverview” Jazz Series
Saturdays, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Observatory Hill, Riverview Park
August 4 Cecil Brooks II
August 11 Mark Strickland
August 18 Eric Johnson
August 25 Sean Jones
Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Sundays, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Mellon Park – Fifth and Shady avenues, Point Breeze/Squirrel Hill
August 5 Cincopation
August 12 East Winds Symphonic Band
“Reservoir of Jazz”
Sundays, 5 – 7 p.m.
Highland Park – Highland Avenue & Reservoir Drive
August 5 Spanky Wilson
August 12 World Jazz with Preach Freedom & Friends
August 19 Kenny Blake
August 26 Dave Throckmorton featuring bassist Tony Grey
Mellon Square Concert Series
Thursdays, Noon – 1 p.m.
Mellon Square, Downtown Pittsburgh
August 2 The Nancy McKeen Bluz Machine Unplugged
August 9 Sleepy V
August 16 Music By Two
August 23 Ben Valasek & The Growlers
August 30 Verdict