County parks announce summer music lineup

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Rosanne Cash and indie-rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo are among those headlining the Allegheny County Parks Department entertainment series this summer.

The events consist of concerts, movies and various family fun days. All events are free unless noted, and acts and times are subject to change.

For additional information, call the Central Park Office at 412-350-2478 or visit www.alleghenycounty.us/parks.

HARTWOOD ACRES

• June 6: Sustainability Film Series: "Ingredients" and discussion with Mindy Schwartz of Garden Dreams, 7 p.m.
• June 13: Dawes (Americana), 7:30 p.m.
• June 20: Second Annual Hometown Music Festival with J.D. Eicher & the Goodnights, The Incline, Ben Hardt & His Symphony, Colonizing the Cosmos, Meeting of Important People, Gene the Werewolf and Glenn Pavone & the Cyclones
• June 27: Dog Day Festival, noon to 4 p.m.
• July 18: Rosanne Cash, 7:30 p.m.
• July 23-25: 16th Annual Blues Festival (lineup to be announced on May 11).
• Aug. 1: Yo La Tengo, 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 8: Family Fun Day, noon-4 p.m.
• Aug. 15: Yoga & Tai Chi in the Park, 6 p.m.
• Aug. 22: BNY Mellon Jazz Series: Joe Sample Trio, 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 26: Pittsburgh Ballet, 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 29: Movies in the Park -- "Twilight" 1 & 2, Sunset
• Sept. 5: 11th Annual Allegheny County Musical Festival featuring Rusted Root (per car donation to benefit Department of Human Services), 7:30 p.m.

SOUTH PARK

• June 4: Pittsburgh Opera, 7:30 p.m.
• June 11: Chuck Blasko & the Vogues, 7:30 p.m.
• June 12: Movies in the Park -- "Spiderman" 1 & 2, Agricultural Hall, sunset
• June 18: BNY Mellon Jazz Series: Mike Stern, 7:30 p.m.
• June 25: Poetry, Prose & Picnics in the Park with Chatham University, 7 p.m.
• July 2: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, TBA
• July 9: Yoga & Tai Chi in the Park, 6 p.m.
• July 16: Poetry, Prose & Picnics in the Park, 7 p.m.
• July 21: Big Band Bash with Graham Grubb, South Park Ice Rink, 7:30 p.m.
• July 23: Karaoke with Judy Doven, 7:30 p.m.
• July 30: Incendio (New Age/Guitar Fusion), 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 4: Big Band Bash with Joe Campus, South Park Ice Rink, 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 6: Livingston Taylor, 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 13: Marcia Ball Band, 7:30 p.m.
• Aug. 20: Poetry, Prose & Picnics in the Park with Everest College, 7 p.m.
• Aug. 27: Duquesne Tamburitzans, 7:30 p.m.

-- Scott Mervis, smervis@post-gazette.com



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