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Music for Midsummer Nights
Date(s): 06/29/2016 Time: 7:00 PM
Shadyside Presbyterian Church presents “Music for Midsummer Nights,” a mini-series of concerts on Wednesday evenings in June, from 7:00 to 7:55 p.m. Join us on Wednesday, June 29, to hear pianist Seth Beckman with PSO horn player Mark Houghton. No tickets are necessary, admission is free donations will be accepted. (Childcare is available during the concert.)Learn more about “Music for Midsummer Nights” online at For information on other musical programs at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, including the church’s Music in a Great Space concert series, call 412.682.4300, or visit
Presenter: Shadyside Presbyterian Church
5121 Westminster Place Pittsburgh, PA
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An American Celebration: In Honor of our Service Men & Women
Date(s): 07/01/2016 Time: 7:00 PM
We are excited to return to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum for a second concert celebrating our great country and those who serve to protect it. Assistant Conductor Andrs Franco leads a concert of American favorites which will be fun for the whole family. Enjoy a summer evening of beautiful music featuring Sousa’s "The Stars and Stripes Forever," along with music by John Williams from the movie Lincoln, music of Aaron Copland, and other favorites. Bring your best singing voice for a sing-along with the orchestra to honor our active and retired servicemen and women.This concert is free and open to public, RSVP by filling out a short form at
Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum

Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Date(s): 07/03/2016 Time: 10:30 AM
Community Band South performs. Bach Beethoven and Brunch
Presenter: Citiparks
Location: Mellon Park, Fifth and Shady Avenues

Date(s): 07/05/2016 - 07/10/2016
Batter up! Just in time for the thick of baseball season comes the muscular musical about baseball super-fan Joe Boyd. Joe is transformed into a star slugger after he makes a deal with the devil and his sexy associate, Lola, for a chance to lead his home team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. For tickets please call 412-456-6666
Location: Benedum Center 7th Street and Penn Ave Pittsburgh PA 15222

Tuesday Noon Recital
Date(s): 07/05/2016 Time: 12:00 PM
Singer-keyboardist Larry Faust will present a variety of songs in the church's Serenity Garden (weather permitting), followed by a light lunch at 12:35 p.m. in the church's social hall.
Location: First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine Street, Johnstown