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2015 Pittsburgh Blues Festival Announces World-class Lineup

Warm summer nights, great music and something for the whole family, The Pittsburgh Blues Festival, a benefit for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, has become a summer favorite for two decades and, 2015 will be no different. Gates opens Friday, July 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm at scenic Hartwood Acres (Hampton, PA) with headliner The Duke Robillard Band. Saturday night features Buddy Guy and the event closes on Sunday night with performances from Marsha Ball and Bobby Rush. In between, a host of local and national acts will fill two stages. Friday • Billy Price • Dana Fuchs • Headliner, The Duke Robillard Band Saturday: gates open at 1:30 • Jarekus Singleton • New Breed Brass Band • Headliner, Buddy Guy Sunday: Gates open at 1:30 • Duane Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers • Selwyn Birchwood • Headliners, Marcia Ball and Bobby Rush Known for its mix of local bands and national headliners, the three-day event is family-friendly, offering food, merchandise, kids’ activity tent and zero-waste recycling. In 20 years, the festival has raised over 100,000 pounds of donated food and $2 million for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Friday’s admission is free with a bag of nonperishable groceries. Advance tickets are $38 for Saturday and $20 for Sunday. Two-day weekend passes are also available.

Date & Time

Weekly on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday

Jul 24, 2015 through Jul 26, 2015


More Info

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Friday Free with a bag of noperishable groceries, Advance tickets for Saturday are $38/ $45 Gate and Sunday $20 advance/$25 gate

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