Greensburg, PA (March 26, 2021) – Westmoreland Cultural Trust today announced the extension of its popular livestream series, The VIP Experience (Virtually in The Palace), through May 27. The free virtual concerts can be viewed on The Palace Theatre and Westmoreland Cultural Trust Facebook pages every Thursday evening at 7 PM. The first series aired January 28 through March 25, featuring regional bands performing original songs from The Palace Theatre stage.

“We have had such an overwhelming response to the shows. People are really enjoying seeing live performances once again from The Palace Theatre,” remarked Westmoreland Cultural Trust CEO April Kopas. “We’ve had viewers tune in from across the country – from Florida to California to Alaska. By extending the series, we can offer even more talented performers a chance to play on our stage and reach a new audience while also giving our patrons a way to experience live music safely.”

A diverse selection of artists has been chosen for the second half of the series:

April 1, 2021 – Trailheads (heavy-hitting, progressive funk)

April 8, 2021 – Jackson Gardner (Americana, alt-country/rock, singer/songwriter)

April 15, 2021 – TBA
April 22, 2021 – Dan Bubien & The Delta Struts (soulful roots/blues)

April 29, 2021 – The Bleepy Things (funk and punk rock)

May 6, 2021 – Sierra Sellers (neo-soul singer/songwriter)

May 13, 2021 – The Moat Rats (jam/pop music)

May 20, 2021 – Louie Castle (soul, funk, and rock)

May 29, 2021 – Miss Freddye (blues)

Westmoreland Cultural Trust’s livestream system is made possible by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The virtual platform is utilized by regional cultural organizations and nonprofits to showcase local arts and entertainment and is available for rent to businesses looking for livestream services.

About Westmoreland Cultural Trust
Westmoreland Cultural Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to stimulate cultural and economic development in the Westmoreland County region, to promote the performing arts; preserve and enhance the region’s assets for the benefit of the community.
102 N. Main Street, Suite 232, Greensburg PA 15601
Facebook: Westmoreland Cultural Trust / Twitter: WCulturalTrust / Instagram: WCulturalTrust

About The Palace Theatre
Opened September 2, 1926 as the Manos Theatre, The Palace Theatre today hosts the widest variety of live entertainment in the area in a beautifully renovated 1369-seat facility.
21 W. Otterman Street, Greensburg PA 15601
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