UPDATE 6/19 2:25 pm: Today’s concert has been POSTPONED to next weekend due to inclement weather. The new date is Saturday 6/26 at 2:30 pm. Stay dry out there!
Free outdoor concerts every other Saturday, June–September 2021
Join us outside at the library for performances from a wide variety of talented local musicians. There will be something for every kind of music lover – jazz, bluegrass, rock, soul, folk, Latin, Americana, country and more! Bring a chair or a blanket and relax on the library’s front lawn.
Concerts will begin at 2:30 p.m. In case of rain, concerts will be rescheduled to the following Saturday. Check our website and social media for updates!
NEW DATE 6/26 2:30: Louie Castle (singer/songwriter, jazz, in blues)
Louie Castle is a 23-year-old genre-fusing musician focusing on guitar and vocals. Inspired by the songwriters of today while paying homage to pioneers in funk, R&B and soul in a live setting. Expect timeless covers from Stevie Wonder to the Grateful Dead between original music.
7/03 2:30: Bésame (Latin)
Music at the Library is proud to present Bésame! Come join us for a musical tour of Latin America! Bésame specializes in music from all over the region, with emphasis on the amazing sounds of Colombia. Brought together by musical chance, Bésame combines the talents of Jorge Delgado (guitar/vocals), Paul Cindric (soprano sax/vocals), Melissa Alliston (percussion/vocals), Roger Day (tuba/vocals) and Phil Vasquez (percussion) to bring you a surprising variety of Latin styles and rhythms – no standard salsa/merengue from this crew!
PLEASE NOTE: On July 3, the library building will be closed in observation of Independence Day, but the performance on the lawn will continue as scheduled.
7/17 2:30: Ronni Weiss (American songbook, jazz)
Ronni Weiss has been singing and playing piano throughout her life. Her repertoire includes jazz standards, blues tunes, pop songs and some originals added in to create an eclectic mix that is sure to please. She has performed in a variety of venues around town and loves to play outside during the warmer months and loves the library!
7/17 3:30: Jay Michaels (singer/songwriter)
Hailing from the cityscapes of Pittsburgh, Soul & Spoken Word songwriter/recording artist Jay Michaels began hitting the ground running in the music realm last year in 2017 and has manifested into a versatile, innovative and multifaceted performance act.
7/31 2:30: Teresa Hawthorne (blues, soul)
Teresa is an accomplished singer and entertainer who has served as an opening act for many notable musical groups, including The Whispers, Midnight Star, and the Delfonics.
7/31 3:30: Matt Calvetti (original instrumental groove rock)
Matt is a Pittsburgh-based musician focusing primarily on instrumental music. His music is guitar-based and has unpredictable blends of folk, rock, jazz, and funk. He performs solo, as a trio, and is also a member of The New Mingle and The Westsylvanians.
8/14 2:30: Slagle Rock & Sue (original alt rock)
We play originals and pop music, sort of like Sonny & Cher but in reverse and upside down. We are the lime and the coconut, deconstructed.
8/14 3:30: OHM (original rock)
The OHM Project (which stands for ‘obscure hippie music’) plays original songs inspired in part by lesser-known but excellent songs from the ’60s and ’70s.
8/28 2:30: Rusty Shackles (Americana)
8/28 3:30: Paz & Ukulele Eddie (folk, bluegrass)
Come and experience the music and humor of what is becoming one of the most fun shows in town. Paz and Ukulele Eddie. An eclectic choice of genres and music from old to new. If you do not know or like a song, wait, one will come your way. Great vocals, rhythms, and off the cuff humor makes this a wonderful experience. Paz and Ukulele Eddie, Acoustic Music with a Smile!
9/11 2:30: Deep Roots (rock, patriotic)
9/11 3:30: Average Joey (folk)
Average Joey is a folk songwriter living in Swissvale. Joey spent years traveling the country in various folk and punk bands connecting through a network of DIY artists and musicians. These days, Joey has been focusing on songwriting. His new release, “SHANDA”, is available on all platforms July 1!
9/25 2:30: Cathy Hickling (folk)
9/25 3:30: Quaterwaul (a capella quartet)