Allegheny County announces summer concert lineup
Local bands will dominate the summer concert series at two Allegheny County parks — Hartwood Acres and South Park — with some notable exceptions.
Blues great Sonny Landreth will headline June 22 at Hartwood, followed by Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers the following Sunday. Other well-known headliners include Macy Gray (Aug. 22, Hartwood), Paquito D'Rivera with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra (July 13, Hartwood), and Buckwheat Zydeco (June 20, South Park).
The schedule also includes two annual festivals at Hartwood — Pittsburgh Blues Festival (July 25 to 27) and Allegheny County Music Festival, with a headliner to be announced later (Aug. 31).
Here's the complete schedule. All shows are free and start at 7:30 p.m., except as noted and the festivals:
Hartwood Acres Amphitheater
June 1: The Abby Lee Dance Company's Kick-Off to Summer
June 8: 28 North with 7Horse
June 15: Father's Day Car Cruise followed by Pure Gold
June 22: Sonny Landreth with Kevin Garrett
June 29: Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers
July 6: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (8 p.m.)
July 13: BNY Mellon Jazz Presents Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra with Paquito D'Rivera
July 20: Lake Street Dive with Brooke Annibale
July 25-27: Pittsburgh Blues Festival
Aug. 3: Jerry Douglas with Nameless in August
Aug. 10: Macy Gray
Aug. 17: Pittsburgh Ballet Theater
Aug. 24: Duquesne Tamburitzans
Aug. 31 Allegheny County Music Festival
South Park Amphitheater
May 30: Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers
June 6: Lil' Ed and the Imperials with Jill West & Blues Attack
June 13: Pittsburgh Opera
June 20: Buckwheat Zydeco
June 27: The Stickers with Christian Beck Band
July 5: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (8 p.m.)
July 11: Ha Ha Tonka with Townsppl
July 18: Sister Hazel
July 25: Gospel Music Night
Aug. 1: Serena Ryder with the Harlan Twins
Aug. 8: The Hitmen featuring original members of Tommy James and the Shondells, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
Aug. 15: Lovebettie
Aug. 22: BNY Mellon Jazz presents Gloria Reuben and Caribbean Jazz Ensemble
Aug. 29: River City Brass Band
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