Jazz series at Riverview Park launches June 8; classical series at Mellon Park launches June 16

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

“Stars at Riverview” Jazz Series
Saturdays, June 8 – August 31, 2013

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 8  Charles Wallace Band
June 15  Mark Lucas
June 22  Colter Harper
June 29  Roger Humphries
July 6   Eric Johnson
July 13   Jeff Grubbs
July 20   Spanky Wilson
July 27   Chelsea Baratz
August 3  Kevin Howard
August 10  Elevations
August 17  Marty Ashby Quartet
August 24  Salsamba
August 31  Kenny Blake

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Sundays, June 16 – August 11, 2013

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.  Don’t miss the “Best Brunch” competition during intermission – the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts awards prizes! Sponsored by Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Bagel Factory, WQED-FM 89.3 and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

June 16  The Pittsburgh Philharmonic
June 23  River City Brass
June 30  Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra
July 7  Allegheny Brass Band
July 14  Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh
July 21  West Hills Symphonic Band
July 28  Cello Fury
August 4  Cincopation
August 11  East Winds Symphonic Band

Reservoir of Jazz
Sundays, August 4 – 25, 2013

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 4  Kenia
August 11  Joe Negri
August 18  Flexure
August 25  Michele Bensen

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Mary Beth Mueller
Citiparks Publicist
Office: 412-351-7702



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