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Andrew Russell
| Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Pittsburgh native and rapper Wiz Khalifa takes the stage at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnaces in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Pittsburgh native and rapper Wiz Khalifa takes the stage at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnaces in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
The crowd cheers for funk-step performer, GRiZ, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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The crowd cheers for funk-step performer, GRiZ, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Will Milner, of Troy Hill dances to the Cleveland band,  Welshly Arms, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Will Milner, of Troy Hill dances to the Cleveland band, Welshly Arms, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
The crowd gathers around the Engine Stage at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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The crowd gathers around the Engine Stage at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Funk-step performer, GRiZ, performs at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Funk-step performer, GRiZ, performs at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
The crowd at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival is reflected in the sunglasses of Welshly Arms lead singer and guitarist, Sam Getz during their performance on the main stage at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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The crowd at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival is reflected in the sunglasses of Welshly Arms lead singer and guitarist, Sam Getz during their performance on the main stage at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Jerome Charles, artist for the Lawrenceville Art Collective, 
Wicked Pittsburgh finishes a painting for auction, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Jerome Charles, artist for the Lawrenceville Art Collective, Wicked Pittsburgh finishes a painting for auction, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
A slow shutter speed blurs the glow sticks of a dancer at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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A slow shutter speed blurs the glow sticks of a dancer at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Rapper and record producer Ugly God performs at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Rapper and record producer Ugly God performs at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
The audience cheers for funk-step performer, GRiZ at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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The audience cheers for funk-step performer, GRiZ at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
MISSIO singer/songwriter Matthew Brue holds out the microphone for a response from fans at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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MISSIO singer/songwriter Matthew Brue holds out the microphone for a response from fans at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Brooklyn Norrell and Derrek Mitchell, both of Carlisle PA, take a break in the shade at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Brooklyn Norrell and Derrek Mitchell, both of Carlisle PA, take a break in the shade at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
A fan dances to Funk-step performer, GRiZ, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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A fan dances to Funk-step performer, GRiZ, at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Welshly Arms lead singer and guitarist, Sam Getz plays guitar at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Welshly Arms lead singer and guitarist, Sam Getz plays guitar at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Brenna Berkeley, of the North Side dances with her hula hoop at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Brenna Berkeley, of the North Side dances with her hula hoop at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Funk-step performer, GRiZ, plays the saxophone at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Funk-step performer, GRiZ, plays the saxophone at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Singer Kiiara performs at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Singer Kiiara performs at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
Cassandra Matthews dances with her son, Bronson Matthews 8, and her daughter, Cassandra Matthews, all of Morgantown WV, to the band MISSIO at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.
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Cassandra Matthews dances with her son, Bronson Matthews 8, and her daughter, Cassandra Matthews, all of Morgantown WV, to the band MISSIO at the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnace in Swissvale, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

Pittsburgh native and hip-hop prince, Wiz Khalifa returned home, Saturday, to headline the second day of the Thrival Innovation + Music Festival at the Carrie Furnaces in Swissvale.

Thousands of fans converged on the former blast furnace along the Monongahela for two days of music and art in the festival's fifth year.

The event featured 20 musical acts spread over two days. In addition to Khalifa, the second day featured music from Bryan Nash, The Garment District, Michigander, Steve James, Welshly Arms, Echos, MISSIO, Ugly God, Kiiara and GRiZ.

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