Friday, June 3, 2011

Music on the Mon Concert Lineup for 2011

BARC Announces 2011 Music on the Mon Concert Lineup

BROWNSVILLE, Pa. - The Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation (BARC) has finalized its summer concert series Music on the Mon.

The free events are held on the lawn at Nemacolin Castle, 136 Front St., Brownsville. This year's schedule features:

June 26 - The Jades

The Mon Valley's own four piece classic rock cover band

July 17 - The Dave Iglar Trio

Well-known in the region, The Dave Iglar trio boasts a versatile song list of original material and creative adaptations of blues and rock classics.

Aug. 7 - Jill West and the Blues Attack

Voted "Best Band in Pittsburgh" for more than 10 years, the group is known for its edgy blues rock accompanied by the dynamic vocals of Miss Jill West.

Aug. 21 - The Tiger Maple String Band

Hailing from northwestern Pa., the Tiger Maple String Band is dedicated to continuing traditional and original music inspired by Appalachian fiddle tunes, mountain ballads and coal-mining songs.

The Music on the Mon project is supported by the Fayette County Hotel Tax through the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts through its regional arts funding partnership, Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA). State government funding for the arts depends upon an annual appropriation by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in this region by the Community Foundation of Fayette County.

For additional information:
Dennis Cremonese, 724.785.9331

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