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Saturday, August 27, 2022
12 – 9 PM

 

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Saturday, August 27, Westmoreland Cultural Trust will present the 4th Annual Greensburg Music Fest.

4 STAGES – FOOD TRUCKS – ARTISTS – VENDORS

Free parking is available in the Robert A. Bell Parking Garage- compliments of the city of Greensburg.

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Solar-powered portable stages provided by Live Arts Everywhere and Zero Fossil.

Live Arts Everywhere presents COMMUNiTY MiC | Performing Arts, Music in Pittsburgh | The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

THE PALACE STAGE – 6 PM
The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St

HEADLINER – LITHIUM: A TRIBUTE TO NIRVANA

Genre: Rock
Lithium: A Tribute to Nirvana focuses on giving the fans the best sounding Nirvana experience. Known for playing their Unplugged in New York album in its entirety, you will see and hear why Lithium is the ultimate Nirvana tribute!

 

GET THE VIP TREATMENT WITH A ROYAL TREATMENT PALACE WRISTBAND
Wristbands are $12 and can be purchased here. 
Benefits of purchasing a wristband:

  • Access to exclusive acoustic performances in The Palace Theatre Courtyard.
  • Exclusive access to The Palace Theatre, Megan’s Suite, and Courtyard between 1 pm – 5:30 pm
  • $1 off drinks at all WCT bars
  • FREE reusable Palace Theatre cup ($4) to bring drinks into the theatre
  • Access to indoor restroom facilities
  • Air conditioning

Doors open at 1 pm

 

ELEGANT CATERING STAGE — 12 – 9 PM

Helman-Ghrist Lot

All performances at this stage are free.

 

 

 

 

 

12 PM – SHU Commercial Music Ensemble                   

2 PM – MATT OTIS AND THE SOUND

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genre: Indie Folk Rock
Matt Otis of the band Matt Otis & the Sound are a Pennsylvania based Indie-Folk Group. The group blends passionate string arrangements with unique vocal harmonies within catchy hooks. While touring both nationally and internationally, the group is currently supporting the new 2022 album “Here Not Here” which just won Best Musical Score in both Pittsburgh and Los Angeles Music and Film Festivals. The group consists of a wide array of instrumentation including: Matt Otis – Guitar/Vocals/Synth, Robin Chambers – Violin/Vocals, Kent Tonkin – Bass/Vocals, Alec Zander Red – Saxophone, Ron Brode – Drums/Vocals) while combining high energy-pastoral live performances.

 

4 PM – JIMMY ADLER BAND

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genre: Blues
Jimmy Adler is a charismatic performer with a distinct style. “Guaranteed Excitement for fans of straight-ahead blues guitar.” Blues Revue Magazine

 

6 PM – BINDLEY HARDWARE CO.

Genre: Country, Roots, Americana
Bindley Hardware Co. draws influence from classic country, blues and folk music. The band’s namesake hearkens back to the hardware co. once owned and operated by frontman Jon Bindley’s great ancestors during Pittsburgh’s industrial boom of the early 20th century. The band has been a local favorite of WYEP and WDVE listeners for years and is notorious for their sincere song-smithing and high-energy live performances.

 

8 PM – TRES LADS

Genre: Energetic Acoustic Rock
Pittsburgh Acoustic Trio, Tres Lads features three of the city’s top vocalists and guitarists. All three members sing lead and play guitar, creating soaring vocals and three-part harmonies on covers of favorites like Journey, Queen, The Beatles, Johnny Cash.

 

SMAIL MAZDA STAGE– 1-8 PM

 Helman-Ghrist Lot

All performances at this stage are free.

 

 

 

1 PM – BLACK CAT MOAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genre: Blues/Rock N’ Roll
Black Cat Moan writes music to move your body and awaken your mind. Music with an eccentric and authentic groove. Born of the blues and raised by rock and roll. A guitar-driven sound crafted by musicians who have paid their dues on and off the stage. Four souls driven by a common fire to embrace their journey. T.K., Saint George, Dr. J., and Bones are Black Cat Moan. Discover their music.

 

3 PM – NORSIDE ORGAN TRIO

 

 

 

 

 

 

Genre: Groove Music
With elements of blues, jazz, funk and rock & roll, Norside is out to honor the great American tradition of the organ trio sound while forging their own creative space in the music. Guitarist Glenn Strother defines the band’s sound as “Rust Belt Funk”, a phrase that gives homage to their Western PA roots. The band has seen great success in their short time together, playing packed shows at local venues around the greater Pittsburgh region. Norside is Skip Sanders (Hammond organ), Steve Ippolito (drums), and Glenn Strother (guitar). 

 

5 PM – WALKIN’ ROSIE

Genre: Top Hits Covers
A crowd favorite in the greater Pittsburgh area music scene, this versatile and fun group knows how to deliver hit covers spanning countless music genres and eras. Featuring a one-two-punch, brother-sister, lead vocalist duo and equally-strong instrumentals, Walkin’ Rosie serves up everyone’s favorite tunes with an infectious energy and amazing sound that leaves audiences wanting more.

 

7 PM – ARIS PAUL BAND

Genre: Red Eyed Road Rock
Aris Paul Band is a rock trio from the Southside of Pittsburgh. Blending blues, soul, rock, and twang, APB puts on a high-energy rock show that channels the analog shows of yesteryear with modern influences to create a sound that is uniquely “red-eyed, road rock.” They have released two full length albums and are working on a third, toured extensively throughout the US, and played with many international performers including the Waydown Wanderers, JoAnna Shaw Taylor, Raelyn Nelson Band, and Ally Venable to name a few.

 


 


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