Cool Picks Saturday July 21, 2012

1) Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Week continues with: race qualifying heats with over 150 vintage racers (9 a.m. – 5p.m.); car shows featuring international & British cars (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.). For a $40 charitable donation you can even take a lap around the course as a passenger in a vintage racer through the Sunoco Vintage Lap Experience. Charities benefiting from race proceeds are the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Allegheny Valley School. Free.

2) In concert today at the Pittsburgh Blues Festival: Jill West & Blues Attack (2 p.m.); Albert Cummings (3 p.m.); Pittsburgh Blues All-Stars with Billy Price (4:30 p.m.); Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers (5:30 p.m.); Bobby “Blue” Bland (7 p.m.); and headliner Canned Heat, who played at the original Woodstock Festival (9 p.m.). Gates opne 1:30 p.m., Hartwood Acres.

3) Summer Jam Featuring Rick Ross and special guests: Meek Mill, Kardinal Offishall, Wale, Tyga will be rappin’ and rockin’ at the Consol Energy Center. Event starts 4:30 p.m. Uptown.

4) Cajun music great Buckwheat Zydeco plays the Kittaning Riverfront Park-John P. Murtha Amphitheater as part of the Arts on The Allegheny concert series. 7 p.m. Free.