Monday, June 4, 2012

City 2012 Concerts In The Parks

Mellon Square Concert, image from City of Pittsburgh Citiparks

Hey, the county released its list of summer shows. Now it's the City's turn:

Bach Beethoven and Brunch, held Sundays from 10:30-noon at Shadyside's Mellon Park:
June 17th - Edgewood Symphony Orchestra
June 24th - Eastern Watershed Klexmer Quartet
July 1st - Carnegie Brass
July 8th - Allegheny Brass Band
July 15th - Cello Fury
July 22nd - River City Brass
July 29th - Aeolian Winds
August 5th - Cincopation
August 12th - East Winds Symphonic Band

Mellon Square Downtown, held Thursdays from 11-1 (incomplete schedule):
June 14th - TBA
June 21st - Ben Valasek & the Growlers
June 28th - TBA
July 12th - Tarra Layne
July 19th - Nick Marzock
July 26th - The Game Changers
August 2nd - Bluz Machine
August 9th - Sleepy V
August 16th - TBA
August 23rd - TBA

The Reservoir of Jazz, held Sundays from 5-7 at Highland Park (Highland Ave & Reservoir Dr):
August 5th - Spanky Wilson 
August 12th - World Jazz with Preach Freedom & Friends
August 19th - Kenny Blake
August 26th - Dave Throckmorton featuring bassist Tony Grey

Stars At Riverview Jazz Series, held Saturdays from 7-8:30 at Riverview Park:
June 9th - Roby "Supersax" Edwards
June 16th - Roger Humphries
June 23rd - Alton Merrell
June 30th - Chico's Quintet
July 7th - Jevon Rushton
July 14th - George Heid III
July 21st - Mark Lucas
July 28th - Poogie Bell
August 4th - Cecil Brooks II
August 11th - Mark Strictland
August 18th - Eric Johnson
August 25th - Sean Jones

All the shows are free, and weather dependent.

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