WYEP Live Broadcast

Date
July 24, 2010 to October 22, 2014

Pittsburgh Blues Festival

Tune in for a live broadcast from the 2010 Pittsburgh Blues Festival.

Mike Canton and Bumblebee Slim bring you The Soul Show and The Blues & Rhythm Show live from the festivities at Hartwood Acres. Click "here":http://www.pghblues.com/
for more info on the Blues Festival.

Local support for WYEP's Live Broadcast from the Pittsburgh Blues Festival is provided by:
"Schneider Downs":http://www.schneiderdowns.com
"Sewickley Car Store":http://www.sewickleycars.net/

June 28, 2013

Kid's Area at WYEP's 16th Annual Summer Music Festival

WYEP's 16th Annual Summer Music Festival will be held Friday, June 28th at Schenley Plaza. The festival is a free summer music concert, complete with kids activities and an indie craft marketplace.

In addition to our great lineup of Anders Osborne, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Jesse Dee, and the Neighbours, we're planning an exciting, fun-filled Kid's Area. 

The Kid's Area will be filled with interactive activities from a variety of Pittsburgh organizations from museums to outdoors groups to dance groups to music organizations.

Here is a list of the groups bringing kids activities:

The Andy Warhol Museum --collage acetate

Assemble --geometry activity

Bricolage --Foley sound effect generators

Carnegie Library --crafts and ukulele playing

CCFA Team Challege --balloon artist

E.L.F. Entertainment --moon bounce

Hear Me --Hear Me activities

Hip Hop on LOCK --CD turntable and open mic

Josh and Gab --antibullying concert

Literary Arts Boom (LAB) --Pittsburgh poems activity

The Mattress Factory --button making

Philippine-American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh --dance performance and demonstrations

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy --hands-on climate change and park health activity

Pittsburgh Zoo --mascots and chalk art

The Sprout Fund --Knit the Bridge and Touch ART

Steel Town Fire --fire dancing

Texture Ballet --performance and ballet lessons

Toonseum

Venture Outdoors --bike bowling and button making

 

June 28, 2013

WYEP's 16th Annual Summer Music Festival

WYEP's 16th Annual Summer Music Festival will be held Friday, June 28th at Schenley Plaza. The festival is a free summer music concert, complete with kids activities and an indie craft marketplace.

This year's lineup includes: 

Anders Osborne

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

Jesse Dee

Neighbours

This year's Kids and Crafters area expands beneath the trees across from the Plaza and in front of Carnegie Library, starting at 4pm. For more information about the fun activities coming to the Kids area, visit the Kids area event page. Local crafters from I Made It! Market (http://imadeitmarket.com/) set up shop for the crowds at the festival. Guests can shop for handmade crafts that support community and non-profit groups.

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public, so participants are urged to grab a blanket, get comfortable and enjoy live music and activities on the lawn of Schenley Plaza. 

The free music at Schenley Plaza continues throughout the summer with WYEP's Final Fridays! This year's Final Fridays feature:  

July 26
 Brett Dennen & Band w/ Wake Owl
Aug 30
Bobby Long & Band 
Sept 27
Diego Garcia w/ The Harlan Twins

Bike it, baby! This year our friends at Bike Pgh! will be on-site at all four events with bike valet services!

 

WYEP's Summer Music Festival and Final Fridays are provided in part by Dollar Bank and Port Authority.