Three Rivers Arts Festival music schedule

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The 55th annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, runs through Sunday Downtown. Information: trustarts.org/traf.

TODAY

MARKET SQUARE

6-6:15 p.m. Complaints n'at Choir

GATEWAY CENTER

Second Stage

5-6 p.m.: Noble Hunter (indie-folk)

POINT STATE PARK

Dollar Bank Stage

Noon-1 p.m.: Wreck Loose (piano garage-rock)

6:30-7:15 p.m.: Meeting of Important People (power pop)

7:30-9 p.m.: The Smithereens: The veteran New Jersey rock band, known for such songs as "A Girl Like You" and "Blood and Roses," was solid last summer as the opener for Tom Petty at Consol Energy Center. The band just released a 23-song collection of covers by T.Rex, The Who, Bruce Springsteen and The Kinks, among others.

FRIDAY

GATEWAY CENTER

Second Stage

5-6 p.m.: Bridgette Perdue (pop/R&B)

POINT STATE PARK

Dollar Bank Stage

Noon-1 p.m.: Kayleigh Leith (country)

6-6:15 p.m.: Complaints n'at Choir

6:30-7:15 p.m.: Coronado (rock)

7:30-8:30 p.m. Curtis Harding: The Michigan-bred, Atlanta-based Harding is a former CeeLo Green backup singer who also plays in the garage-soul band Night Sun with the Black Lips' Cole Alexander. He's just released his first solo record, "Soul Power," of which he told Spin, "I christened the term "sloppin'-soul," just because I've taken the leftovers of everything I've encountered and put it together with the music I really listen to, which is soul music."

Giant Eagle Creativity Zone, Creativity Stage

4-4:45 p.m.: Yemaya Pittsburgh (Afro-Cuban Yemaya dance)

5-5:45 p.m.: Hope Academy Teen Theater Company (rock, pop, hip hop)

SATURDAY

GATEWAY CENTER

Second Stage

Noon-1 p.m.: Squirrel Hillbillies (acoustic folk, country and blues)

3-4 p.m.: Nameless in August (folk-rock/bluegrass)

5-6 p.m.: Joel Lindsey Trio (pop rock)

POINT STATE PARK

Squonk Opera: Pneumatica (noon, 2, 4 and 7 p.m.)

Dollar Bank Stage

1-2:30 p.m.: Beauty Slap (electronic/brass)

5:30-6 p.m.: Jim Daniels and Nancy Krygowski (poetry)

6-7 p.m.: The Kenneth Brian Band: Southern rock band from Alabama is currently on tour with Lucinda Williams.

7:30-9 p.m.: Lucinda Williams: Queen of Alt-Country returns to the festival for the first time since 2001. On this tour she is previewing songs from a forthcoming double album, "Where the Spirit Meets the Bone," due in September, that will be her first since 2011's "Blessed." Parents should be forewarned that she can get a little colorful with her language.

Giant Eagle Creativity Zone, Creativity Stage

Noon-12:25 p.m.: Pittsburgh Puppet Works

1-1:45 p.m.: WQED's Musical Kids (classical)

2-2:45 p.m.: Alastair Moock meet and greet

3-45 p.m.: Alastair Moock: A Concert for Families

5-5:45 p.m.: PMT's Extreme Teen Broadway

SUNDAY

GATEWAY CENTER

Second Stage

1-5 p.m.: AcoustiCafe (local singer/songwriters)

POINT STATE PARK

Fountain

6 p.m.: Complaints n'at Choir

Squonk: Pneumatica (Noon, 2, 4 and 7 p.m.)

Dollar Bank Stage

1-2:30 p.m.: River City Brass

6-7 p.m.: Trixie Whitley: Daughter of the late Chris Whitley and lead singer of Black Dub (which features Daniel Lanois), is on tour with her solo debut, "Fourth Corner."

7:30-9 p.m.: Jake Bugg: This is Pittsburgh's first look at the brash 20-year-old British singer-songwriter who debuted in 2012 with a self-titled album that its cues from The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash. He followed that last year with the Rick Rubin-produced "Shangri-La," that swings between folk-rock and punk.

Giant Eagle Creativity Zone

2-2:45 p.m.: Alastair Moock meet and greet

3-3:45 p.m.: Alastair Moock: a concert for families


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