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Allegheny County announces summer concert lineup

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 12:36 p.m.

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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