Highland Park Porch Concerts Lineup for 7/19

We have another great line-up this weekend. If you haven’t checked these performers out, I strongly recommend that you do so – that are a diverse and talented bunch! Bravo & thank you musicians!!! The map is attached.

Audience members: please remember to wear masks and stay at least six feet away from folks not from your household. If it rains, it’s up to musicians to make the call about performing – sorry that we don’t have the capacity to post updates about that.

Bassoon Brothers

951 Wellesley Road

Pittsburgh Symphony musicians David Sogg, Jim Rodgers, and Joe Merchant playing bassoon trios for you from across the ages.  You’ve never heard anything like it!  

Tania & Jeff Grubbs

1033 Portland St

The Grubbs are professional jazz musicians who comprise ⅔ of the Tania Grubbs Quintet.  https://taniagrubbs.com/

Christopher Shipton

5822 Bryant Street

Christopher will perform ambient experimental music using modular synthesizers.

Jonathan Callard & Friends

5811 Stanton Ave.

Jonathan is a professionally-trained vocalist who’ll be playing acoustic guitar & singing an eclectic mix from folk, pop, gospel, and other genres. http://www.jonathancallard.com/blog

Saul Straussman

1423 N. Euclid Ave.

Saul plays bass in The Pshrinks (a band that actually has several practicing psychiatrists, although Saul isn’t one of them) and also plays with the band Mid-life Crisis. He will be playing an assortment of blues, funk, rock, and pop tunes (and maybe one or two originals). 

Tami Fire

822 N. St. Clair St.

Tami, who plays kids songs and folk songs on guitar, will be celebrating Christmas in July this 

Funky Fly Project

Mellon & Bryant

The Funky Fly Project is a Jazz/Funk band featuring four talented young men who have all grown up in Pittsburgh’s East End.  Two are Highland Parkers and three of the boys got their start in music right here in the neighborhood at The Dilworth Traditional Academy.  The FFP have played music venues all over Pittsburgh and sometimes travel as far as Ohio, Chicago, and South Carolina.  weekend!  Drop by for a holiday sing-a-long!

Highland Park Mini Band

1112 N. Highland Ave.

Artists:  Deb and Jim Bogen + family

The Bogen family will be singing and performing eclectic music from traditional folk and gospel, to a real mix of band members’ favorites like Gillian Welch, Bob Dylan, and Lyle Lovett.  They will be playing uke, banjo, bass, and guitar.