PRESS RELEASES

TWO CITY OF PITTSBURGH CONCERT SERIES LAUNCH IN JUNE; ANOTHER SERIES LAUCHES IN AUGUST

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Special Events has announced its Summer 2022 concert schedule – which features 23 free events including a June 12 performance by River City Brass.

For more information, visit www.pittsburghpa.gov/events, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter, LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook or call the Special Events hotline at 412-255-2493. Please Note: Inclement weather may cause cancellations. For cancellation updates, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook.

 

LAUNCHING IN JUNE

City of Pittsburgh “STARS AT RIVERVIEW JAZZ SERIES” Saturdays, June 11 – August 27, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Riverview Park, Observatory Hill

“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 Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park taking place June 11 – August 27. Concert series sponsored by ARAD.

SCHEDULE: June 11 Roger Barbour Music; June 18 Das/Lorence/Karsh Trio; June 25 Kea Michaels; July 2 Clare Ascani; July 9 Lee Robinson & ISKA ;July 16 Reggie Watkins Quartet; July 23 Ronni Weiss and Friends; July 30 Rick Finkelstein Artistry; August 6 Swingtet 8; August 13 Bobby Short Band and Show; August 20 R.E.D. Experience; August 27 Steel City Calypso

 

City of Pittsburgh “BACH, BEETHOVEN AND BRUNCH CONCERT SERIES" Sundays, June 12 – July 31, from 10:30 a.m. – Noon at Mellon Park, Fifth Avenue and Shady Avenue, 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! Concert series sponsored by Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition and WQED-FM 89.3.

SCHEDULE: June 12 River City Brass; June 19 Edgewood Symphony Orchestra; June 26 Shadyside Brass; July 3 no concert – holiday weekend; July 10 Allegheny Brass Band; July 17 Aeolian Winds; July 24 West Hills Symphonic Band; July 31 East Winds Saxophones (sextet)

 

COMING IN AUGUST

City of Pittsburgh “RESERVOIR OF JAZZ CONCERT SERIES” Sundays, August 7 – 28, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Highland Park

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 late summer each year to witness this showcase of the area’s extraordinary talent of jazz at the ever-popular Reservoir of Jazz series. Concert series sponsored by Highland Park Community Council and ARAD.

SCHEDULE:  August 7 John Shannon’s Fourth River; August 14 Fusion Illusion; August 21 MCG Jazz present Aurora; August 28 Lilly Abreu Brazilian Jazz Quartet 

 

Published

06.06.2022

Contacts

Mary Beth Mueller
Publicist
Special Events
412.351.7702
marybeth.mueller@pittsburghpa.gov