Spectators near the Carnegie Science Center watch fireworks explode over the Ohio River July 4 holiday.

Summer Times 2015: Your official guide to Pittsburgh's festivals, concerts and events

The Post-Gazette has compiled the best bets for entertainment in the Pittsburgh area this season.

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 Betsy Burleigh

Mendelssohn Choir's Burleigh to resign

Her decision reflects the choir’s new model of producing more of its own concerts.

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 Universal Beat Union -- Eric Steadle, Nancy Steadle and Paul Ferraro -- will celebrate the release of "Super Red Giant" Saturday at Thunderbird Cafe.

Local Scene: Universal Beat Union and Wings for Armor

Local Scene: New releases from Universal Beat Union and Wings for Armor.

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 Zac Brown and the rest of the Zac Brown Band will perform at First Niagara Pavilion at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Hot List of events for the weekend of May 21

Heritage Players stages “To Kill a Mockingbird,” All Time Low plays at Stage AE, Sandcastle opens, and more.

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 Wiz Khalifa will return to his hometown for a show on July 2 at First Niagara Pavilion.

Summer of sound: Concerts load season with old faves, breaking acts

The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney and One Direction are the major concerts in Pittsburgh this summer.

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 Jenny Lewis will perform at the Three Rivers Arts Festival, Downtown, on June 5.

Music in the parks: Free concerts a treat for the ears and the wallet

Nothing beats free, and there's a lot to like here for free summer concerts.

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 Opera Theater SummerFest will feature "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," Wallace DePue's operetta version of the classic children's story.

Musical fusion: Pittsburgh's classical lineup

A new series from Shadyside Presbyterian Church and barbecues cooked up by the PSO highlight Pittsburgh's summer classical lineup.

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 Taylor Swift steps out at Heinz Field on June 6.

The 10 best summer concerts (that didn't happen yet)

Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift top the list of the city's hottest shows.

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 Bassist Verdine White performs with Earth, Wind and Fire at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

Earth, Wind & Fire takes crowd to 'Boogie Wonderland'

Singer Philip Bailey leads the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band through a fun, funky, hit-filled show.

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PSO gets $20,000 grant

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded $20,000 to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to develop a digital archive portal.

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Music Reviews

Psychedelic Furs still in the pink at Mr. Smalls

British post-punk band missed at shot a more edgy opportunity.

Concert review: PSO handles new music with finesse

Led by Michael Francis, the Pittsburgh Symphony played new works by Mason Bates and Jake Heggie, along with Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra.



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