Thursday, May 30, 2013

Dollar Bank Music Headliners Announced

We look forward to seeing you at the Dollar Bank Stage in Point State Park and throughout the Cultural District during the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. Check out these daily music headliners and start planning your experience now!

Friday, June 7, 7:30 pm
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

A 10-member troupe renowned for its universally appealing sound, including the hit song “Home,” the group performs as part of the Riverlights at the Point celebration, marking the grand re-opening of the city’s iconic fountain. Learn more

Saturday, June 8, 7:30 pm
Ralph Stanley

His voice is not of this century. Terse and forlorn, its stark emotional urgency is rooted in a darker time and is preserved in the cultural amber of remote Appalachia. Learn more

Sunday, June 9, 7:30 pm
Cello Fury featuring Joy Ike &
Scott Blasey of The Clarks

This one-night-only event features a cello-rock powerhouse along with special guest appearances. Ike’s percussive piano and soaring vocals, as well as Blasey’s celebrated sound, will be showcased as songs from each artist’s catalog are brought to life. Learn more

Monday, June 10, 7 pm
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
with Pittsburgh Opera Artists

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Manfred Honeck, presents movements from Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, and selections from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Aaron Copland’s Rodeo. Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists Jasmine Muhammad and Kyle Oliver kick-off Pittsburgh Opera’s 75th anniversary. Learn more

Tuesday, June 11, 7:30 pm
Grupo Fantasma

Praised as one of the most important independent acts in the Latin genre, the band has defied expectations to create one of the most unique musical voices to come out of the US in the last decade. Learn more

Wednesday, June 12, 7:30 pm
Glen Hansard

Academy Award-winner, member of The Swell Season and The Frames, he is a celebrated songwriter lauded for his contributions to the film, Once (and Tony® Award-winning musical) and his debut solo album, Rhythm and Repose. Learn more

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm

Described by the New York Times as having “luscious, luminous, lilting lullabies” and by Seventeen Magazine as “alluring and magnetic,” the female-led Lucius conjures images of Emmylou Harris and the sounds of a 1960s girl group. Learn more

Friday, June 14, 7:30 pm
Red Baraat

The group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound – a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra rhythms with elements of jazz, go-go, brass funk, and hip-hop – that manifests joy and unity in audiences everywhere. Learn more

Saturday, June 15, 8 pm
The Airborne Toxic Event

The Airborne Toxic Event is an American indie rock band delivering a captivating blend of literate, visceral rock and propulsive, anthemic choruses. Learn more

Sunday, June 16, 7:30 pm
The Blind Boys of Alabama

Celebrated by The Grammys and The National Endowment for the Arts with Lifetime Achievement Awards, these living legends of gospel music have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 70 years and shows no signs of diminishing. Learn more

Learn about other music acts and visual arts exhibitions at the Festival, as well as the complete line-up of renowned jazz musicians at the 3rd annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival taking place June 7 – 9 in the Cultural District.
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