The Nevilles, Ralph Peterson, Jr. Sextet, Marcus Miller to Play JazzLive International (CP’s Sun. 6/9/13)

1) Jazz Live International in the Cultural District climaxes  this evening with a show from the Nevilles (Neville Brothers band minus Aaron Neville, 7 p.m.) on Penn Avenue Stage I, Ralph Peterson, Jr. Sextet (5:30 – 7 p.m.) on the Penn Avenue Stage II. Playing earlier (4-5:30 p.m.) on the Penn Avenue Stage I is noted bassist and producer Marcus Miller. Miller has worked with some jazz greats including Miles Davis. He’s also utilized the talents of Pittsburgh drummer of national note, Poogie Bell on many of his tours and productions. The other stage is the 9th Street Stage, where some of the best local jazz entertainers and bands will perform. Concerts begin at 1:15 p.m. and continue throughout the day.

2) The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival opens today. The festival features 10 days of free art and music shows! There’s also hands-on arts activities for kids and theater productions. Don’t forget the festival food including gyros, grilled chicken kabobs, funnel cakes and plenty of deep-fried food items. Tonight’s featured musical act is Cello Fury with special guests Joy Ike and Scott Blasey of the Clarks at the Dollar Bank Stage. 7:30 p.m. Festival opens at noon daily and runs through June 16.  Point State Park and Gateway Center, Downtown.

3) Alternative rocker Bob Mould performs this Sunday at Hartwood Acres amphitheater as part of the Allegheny County Summer Concert Series. 7:30 p.m.  200 Hartwood Acres, Indiana and Hampton Townships.

4) If you’re looking for some action on the south bank of the Mon river,  local guitar virtuoso Tony Janflone, Jr. and band brighten up a Sunday evening  on the South Side with sets at the Carson City Saloon. 5:45 p.m. 1401 E. Carson St.

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