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2015 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series has Something for All

Bastard Bearded Irishmen will perform at Hartwood Acres June 28

Allegheny County released their 2015 free concert series lineup today with Paul Luc performing inside the courthouse. Luc and The Commonheart will have an encore show at South Park Ampitheater August 7. The two groups just had a show together on April 18. The concert series has hosted top acts such as Yonder Mountain String Band, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Buckwheat Zydeco and Lake Street Dive in past years. 2015 boasts quite the line up with touring acts Blue Oyster Cult, Red Baraat, Judah and the Lion and legendary funkster Bootsy Collins. The concert series organizers are also taking advantage of top local talent in Bastard Bearded Irishmen, The Hawkeyes, André Costello and the Cool Minors and of course Rusted Root. Randall Baumann of WDVE’s morning show will take his intimate Thunderbird Ramble to the open air, featuring Scott Blasey, Rob James, Casey Hanner and other guests to Hartwood Acres June 14. The 21st annual Pittsburgh Blues Festival will take place July 24-26 with artist info to come. See the full line-up below.

André costello and the Cool Minors will be playing South Park Amphitheater June 12

Hartwood Acres
200 Hartwood Acres
Hampton, PA 15238

South Park Amphitheater
Brownsville Rd. and McCorkle Rd.
South Park, PA 15129


South Park Amphitheatre​:

June 5​: Donna Groom of The Skyliners

June 12​: ​Field Report with Andre Costello & The Cool Minors

June 19​: ​Stella James with Special Guest Sydney Hutchko

June 26​: ​Eve 6 with Meeting of Important People

July 3​: ​Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

July 10​: ​Blue Oyster Cult

July 17​: ​Chris Smither with Rusty Belle

July 24​: ​Joe Lagnese Swingtet 8 with Johnny Angel & Debbie Zugates

July 31​: ​Red Baraat with Rachel B

Aug. 7​: ​Paul Luc and The Commonheart

Aug. 14​: ​Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes with Joe Grushecky

Aug. 21​: ​BNY Mellon Jazz presents Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Aug. 28​: ​Duquesne University Tamburitzans

Sept. 4​: ​Dancing Queen

Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater Schedule

June 7​: ​Pittsburgh Opera

June 14​: ​Randall Baumann’s Hartwood Ramble featuring Scott Blasey, Rob James, Casey Hanner & Many More

June 21​: ​Father’s Day Car Cruise & Concert with Billy Price Band

June 28​: ​Bastard Bearded Irishmen with The Hawkeyes

July 5​: ​Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra​ (8 p.m.)​

​July 12: Mat Kearney with Judah and the Lion

July 19​: ​BNY Mellon Jazz presents Spanish Harlem Orchestra​, ​featuring a special tribute to the Latin side of Billy Strayhorn in honor of his 100th birthday

July 24​-26​​: ​21st Annual Pittsburgh Blues Festival​

​Benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.​ ​Free admission ​on Friday ​with a bag of nonperishable grocery items to donate to the Food Bank. ​Times are ​4 p.m. Friday; 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For​ ​more information, 412-460-BLUE or​

Aug. 2​: Bootsy’s Rubber Band

Aug. 9​: ​Eileen Ivers

Aug. 16​: ​Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Aug. 23​: ​Howard Jones

Aug. 30​: ​River City Brass Band

​Sept. 6: 16th Annual Allegheny County Music Festival with Rusted Root with Special Guests Beauty Slap, J.D. Eicher & The Goodnights, and Donora

5 p.m. start for openers and 7:30 Rusted Root

$20 per vehicle donation benefits children and youth served by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services

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