Schenley Plaza is located between the Carnegie Museums and Library and the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Library in the heart of Oakland
Join us for the 14th Annual Summer Music Festival at Schenley Plaza, a night of free, live performances that's open to everyone. This year's headliner is "Eli Paperboy Reed":http://www.elipaperboyreed.com/, with "Fitz and the Tantrums":http://fitzandthetantrums.com/, "Jukebox the Ghost":http://www.jukeboxtheghost.com/, and "Big Hurry":http://bighurry.tumblr.com/.
Grab a blanket and enjoy live music on the lawn at Schenley Plaza as we kick off the summer of outdoor performances. Click "here":http://www.pittsburghparks.org/schenleyplaza-directions for a map and directions.
We've expanded the Kids Area and moved it next to the I Made It! Market. Our partners for the Kids Area include:
-Balafon West African Dance Ensemble
-CCFA Team Challenge
-Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
-Earth Lotus Yoga Studio
-Gemini Children's Theater
-Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.
-Innerbeat Drum School
-Lint Puppets with Cheryl Capezzuti
-Lucy the R.E.A.D. Dog
-Spark, a program of The Sprout Fund
-Steel City Hoop Union
-Steel Town Fire
-Zany Umbrella Circus
More details on the full Kids Area activities can be found at "wyep.org":http://wyep.org/events/event.php?event_id=2032
Also starting at 4pm, shop for handmade, local crafts as "I Made It! Market":http://imadeitmarket.com/ sets up next to the plaza. I Made It! Market is an indie crafts marketplace that partners with community and non-profit groups to raise funds and awareness to assist them in improving the communities we share.
6pm Big Hurry
7:15pm Jukebox the Ghost
8:30pm Fitz and the Tantrums
9:45pm Eli "Paperboy" Reed
Spend your summer in the city with WYEP!
Local support for the Summer Music Festival is provided by:
"Giant Eagle Market District":http://www.marketdistrict.com/home
And special thanks to our event partner "Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy":http://www.pittsburghparks.org