With any luck these mid-afternoon showers will subside in time for the WYEP Final Friday Concert tonight at Schenley Plaza.
The free concert begins at 7pm under the tent and features the Canadian band Great Lake Swimmers. The most notable aspect of this contemplative folk outfit is the haunting vocals of frontman Tony Dekker — watch his NPR Tiny Desk Concert from June to see what I mean.
For more information about other similar music events, check out WYEP.org. Information about events in Schenley Plaza and Pittsburgh’s other major parks can be found at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.… Read the rest
Dig out your Doc Martens and flannel shirts for a 90s flashback at this weekend’s Jam On Walnut.
The second in a series of three block-party concerts this summer, Saturday’s show will feature local indie-rock band Donora followed by the Gin Blossums.
The show starts at 7pm and will wrap up around 11pm. The stage will be outside Doc’s (intersection of Bellefonte and Walnut Streets) in Shadyside.
Wristbands are $2 and drink specials include $2.50 Miller Lite and $3.50 Heineken during Happy Hour (7-8:30pm), $3.50 Miller Lite and $4.50 Heineken later in the evening (8:30-11pm).
All proceeds benefit the Cystic… Read the rest
This weekend, Gretchen Harnick, chair of the Art Institute‘s fashion program, will team with Pittsburgh-based e-tailer Modcloth to present “1950s Finest Fashion Salon,” a fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The event, to be held at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in Shadyside, will feature clothes from 15 lines carried on Modcloth.com. Modcloth donated all the clothes for the event and will also donate 10% of its sales on Friday, July 25th to the CFF.
Fashion lovers will enjoy a champagne lunch and a chance to get up close and personal with the indie designs featured in the… Read the rest