June 24, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Fitz and the Tantrums, Jukebox the Ghost, and Big Hurry

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":, with "Fitz and the Tantrums":, "Jukebox the Ghost":, and "Big Hurry":

Grab a blanket and enjoy live music on the lawn at Schenley Plaza as we kick off the summer of outdoor performances. Click "here": 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
-BYS Yoga
-CCFA Team Challenge
-Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
-Earth Lotus Yoga Studio
-Gemini Children's Theater
-Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.
-Household Harmony
-Innerbeat Drum School
-Lint Puppets with Cheryl Capezzuti
-Lucy the R.E.A.D. Dog
-Pittsburgh Foundation
-Pittsburgh Opera
-Project 53
-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 "":

Also starting at 4pm, shop for handmade, local crafts as "I Made It! Market": 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:
"Dollar Bank":
"Giant Eagle Market District":
"IKEA Pittsburgh.":

And special thanks to our event partner "Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy":

June 26, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Ruthie Foster Part of the Allegheny County Summer Concert Series

June 29, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Michael Franti and Spearhead

July 3, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Pittsburgh Electronic Music Festival

July 9, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Draw Us Lines 1st Birthday Party featuring The Slow Reel, Meeting of Important People and Big Hurry

July 15, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Horse or Cycle

July 19, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Kim Lenz & the Jaguars w/ The HangLows

July 20, 2011 to February 14, 2016


July 21, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Jimbo Mathus & the Tri-State Coalition

July 22, 2011 to July 24, 2011

Pittsburgh Blues Festival

Friday, July 22, 2011
Janiva Magness
Kelly Richey
Plus blues women of Pittsburgh

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Lionel Young Band
John Nemeth
2011 “Girls with Guitars” Tour - (Samantha Fish, Cassie Taylor, Dani Wilde)

Sunday, July 24, 2011
Johnny Winter
Tommy Castro
Savoy Brown

The 2011 Pittsburgh Blues Festival is Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s largest annual event, raising more than $1 million to fight hunger over its fifteen years. This year’s Festival takes place July 22nd to 24th at Hartwood Acres, located in Hampton Township.

Tickets to the Blues Festival are $35.00 on Saturday and $22 on Sunday (Weekend Pass $50.00), and Friday night is free with the donation of a bag of groceries for the Food Bank. Entertainment includes a line-up of national and local blues music, food and merchandise vendors, a KidZone with arts and crafts, blues for kids, games and healthy snacks.

July 26, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Pictureplane, Teengirl Fantasy, & Gatekeeper w/ Majeure & Cutups

July 27, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Michael Fracasso w/ Caitlin Magarity & Brad Yoder

July 29, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Hayes Carll Part of the Summer Sounds Concert Series

August 5, 2011 to August 7, 2011

Flood City Music Festival with Gregg Allman, JJ Grey and Mofro, Bettye LaVette, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, and more!

This 3 day outdoor music festival benefits the Johnstown Area Heritage Association.

See the complete line-up "here":

August 12, 2011 to August 14, 2011

Heritage Music BluesFest

Friday Aug 12 - 5pm
Saturday Aug 13 - Noon
Sunday Aug 14 - 1pm

August 19, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Paul Luc w/ Low Water & Triggers

September 4, 2011 to February 14, 2016

12th Annual Allegheny Music Festival with Rusted Root Part of the Allegheny County Summer Concert Series

September 16, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Motopony Pet Clinic

September 16, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Keb' Mo'

September 17, 2011 to February 14, 2016

with Headliner Fountains of Wayne and VIP Act Ben Sollee local support from Chet Vincent and the Big Bend

Rock the Block with WYEP as we turn Bedford Square into a block party. Your ticket includes food, drinks, and a night of live music. Participating food/drink vendors include:
* 1947 Tavern
* Bites and Brews
* Boyd and Blair Potato Vodka
* Braddock's American Brasserie
* Buffalo Blues
* Carson City Saloon
* Delanie's
* Diesel
* Dominic's
* Eat N' Park
* Elbow Room
* Engine House 25 Wines
* Frank Fuhrer Wholesale
* Franktuary
* Full Pint
* Girasole
* The Goodie Truck
* Gypsy Cafe
* Harris Grill
* Jimmy Johns
* Las Velas
* The Library
* Local
* Mario's Southside Saloon
* Root 174
* Square Cafe
* Tin Front Cafe
* Turner's Dairy
* Vitamin Water
* Whole Foods
* Zeke's Coffee
and more to be announced!


*VIP Party, $125, 6-11pm* (Pre-sale includes Valet Parking)

Get VIP treatment with an exclusive musical performance by "Ben Sollee":, drinks, and food at The WYEP Community Broadcast Center.

*General Admission, $55 at the door, 8-11pm* (Valet Parking will be available for General Admission attendees for $10 (cash only) upon arrival, until lots are full. Pull up to Muriel and 12th St. to take advantage of this no-hassle parking option.)

Enjoy food and drinks from local restaurants, and see live performances by headliner "Fountains of Wayne":, with local support from "Chet Vincent and the Big Bend.":

Get to know WYEP's popular evening show with "Best of The Block Party" - a dance party on the second stage. Hot tracks from TV on the Radio, LCD Soundsystem, Yeasayer and Depeche Mode are guaranteed to get you dancing.

And stop by the Vitaminwater Jazz Lounge - Join us inside the Community Broadcast Center and chill out to some live jazz from the "Center of Life Jazz Band": . Relax in the Vitaminwater lounge seating and enjoy one of our exclusive "Diva Drinks" courtesy of Boyd & Blair Vodka.

_This is a 21 and over event._


Rock the Block benefits 91.3fm WYEP, The Station Where the Music Matters.

Spend your summer in the city with WYEP!

Thank you to our sponsors:
Media Partner "City Paper": and Event Partner "Revive Marketing Group":

September 18, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Jenny Owen Youngs

September 23, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Jill West and Blues Attack

September 24, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Peter Mulvey SongSpace Presents

September 27, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Men Without Hats with The Turbosonics and Junk Fingers

October 4, 2011 to February 14, 2016

Hans-Joachim Roedelius with Steve Sciulli