• Diverse music lineup planned for Three Rivers Arts Festival

    By: Marina Weis

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    Pittsburgh - Gospel/soul legend Mavis Staples will kick off a diverse lineup of musicians playing at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival over a span of 10 days, starting June 1.

    In addition to free live music, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will bring food and world-class art to Point State Park, Gateway Center and Pittsburgh's Cultural District.

    Visit the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for a full list of events and musical lineup.

     

    Featured headliners on the Dollar Bank Main Stage at Point State Park, starting at 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, June 1, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Mavis Staples. She provided the soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement in the 60s.

    Saturday June 2, Electronic-inspired indie rock British band Everything Everything

    Sunday, June 3  Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 

    Monday June 4, Eclectic international sounds of Banda Magda

    Tuesday, June 5, Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh performing "The Times They Are A-Changin' : Word and Music of Bob Dylan." 

    Wednesday June 6, Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real. Lukas is Willie Nelson's son fronting Neil Young's current studio and touring band

    Thursday June 7, Chicago-based Sidewalk Chalk blends elements of jazz, funk, hip-hop and R&B

    Friday June 8, Blues/folk/soul singer and songwriter Valerie June  

    Saturday June 9, Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

     

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