Greensburg, PA (May 27, 2021) – Westmoreland Cultural Trust will welcome back music enthusiasts to the Greensburg Garden & Civic Center lawn when TGIS (Thank Goodness It’s Summer) Concert Series returns for its 17th year of providing free concerts. The live music program begins June 10 and continues every Thursday evening through August 19. Each week, guests will enjoy food trucks and beverages beginning at 5 PM followed by live entertainment from 6 to 9 PM. The Greensburg Garden & Civic Center is located at 951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg.

“With support from our corporate partners, we are able to welcome the community back to Greensburg Garden & Civic Center to experience an incredible showcase of local talent,” stated Westmoreland Cultural Trust CEO April Kopas. “We’ve worked hard this year to create a diverse and well-rounded lineup of musicians to include returning favorites and new acts to be discovered.”

The 11-week series begins June 10 with the acoustic pop duo of Caryn Dixon and JAOH of the band My Hero Zero.

“We are very excited to have this opportunity to perform for all of our fans in Greensburg. It’s been a tough year for many people in the entertainment industry and we feel fortunate to be able to share our music, once again, with everyone who supports us,” commented Greensburg native Caryn Dixon.

Scheduled Performances:

6/10 – Caryn Dixon & JAOH of My Hero Zero (acoustic pop)

6/17 – Josh Jams & Spencer Allan Patrick (one-man band showcase)
6/24 – Byron Nash (soul/rock)

7/1 – The String Theory (acoustic alternative)

7/8 – Gary Pratt & Kate Szaller (country)

7/15 – Maria Yezovich w/Jon Zelhart & Aubrey Burchell w/Noah Myers (soulful singers)

7/22 – Hamilton Ave. (classic rock)

7/29 – The Bricks (classic acoustic rock/folk)

8/5 – Derek Woods Band (Americana/rock)

8/12 – East Coast Turnaround (rock/blues/country/soul)

8/19 – Barbara Blue w/Mark Feiger & Friends (blues/soul)

New this year, the Trust has added two regional and family-owned and -operated craft beer & wine makers to select dates. Sobel’s Obscure Brewery of Jeannette and Bella Terra Vineyards of Hunker will be on hand June 24, July 8, and July 15 serving some of their popular brews and vino.

Guests are encouraged to register online at beginning the Monday prior to each week’s show and should bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. No outside food or beverages will be permitted.

The 2021 TGIS season is made possible with the support of our community sponsors: S&T Bank, Elegant Catering, Excela Health, FirstEnergy Foundation, J.Corks / The Headkeeper, McDowell Associates Insurance, PNC, Smail Auto Group, Tribune-Review, The Wilson Group, Artisan Plastic Surgery, Avolio Law Group, Blue Sky Sign Co., Bulava & Associates Insurance, CAPTRUST, DCPK Real Estate, Integrity Retirement Solutions, Mobile Concepts Specialty Vehicles, Overly Door Company, Sendell Motors, and Somerset Trust Company.

photo: Brandon Bock Media


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
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