Hartwood Acres

Mac Miller performing at Governors Ball 2011. photo: LG Rocket and Wikipedia.

September Concert Preview: A Motown Legend, Twangers, Swedish Groups, and a Rapper from the ‘Burgh

Not a lot of major musical acts this month, but still plenty of high-quality bands and performers.

Pittsburgh Blues Fest to Rock Hartwood Acres; Ribs and Wings at Seven Springs (CPs Fri., 7/25/14)

Pittsburgh Blues Fest, Rib and Wing Festival at Seven Springs, Rickey Smiley

Pablo Francisco Visits Improv; PICT Presents “Woman and Scarecrow” (CPs Thurs., 7/10/14)

Pablo Francisco, “Woman and Scarecrow,” “The Great Gatsby”

Hornsby Jams Hartwood; Classical Brunch Continues (CPs Sun., 6/29/14)

1) Pianist Bruce Hornsby’s very first single, “The Way It Is,” struck the international consciousness. The song depicts the American Civil Rights Movement, and rap artists such as Tupac Shakur would later sample it. Hornsby’s ambition has yet to drop. He has toured and recorded with his former band, the Range, and has released solo…

Landreth Slides Into Hartwood Acres; NHB Brings Original Tunes to Baja (CPs Sun., 6/22/14)

Sonny Landreth, Nied’s Hotel Band, The Pittsburgh Phillharmonic, Forbes Gyro

Legend Brings All of Him to Byham; Jake Bugg Closes Arts Fest (CPs Sun., 6/15/14)

John Legend, Jake Bugg, The Jaggerz, Hartwood Car Cruise, Pure Gold

Abby Lee Kicks Off Summer at Hartwood; “Psychic Panic” Continues at SPACE (CPs Sun., 6/1/14)

Abby Lee dance Company, “Psychic Panic,” Las Palmas, “Maleficent”

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