The Reservoir of Jazz is back in Highland Park during the month of August. The last 2 weeks have been great! These weekly Sunday concerts, presented by the City of Pittsburgh Office of Special Events, are free to the public and sponsored by the HPCC and RAD. The HPCC also hosts a children’s activity and a 50/50 raffle each Sunday. Please join us for this fun event in the park throughout August! See more details from below.
Below is the information from the city:
RESERVOIR OF JAZZ TO ENTERTAIN MUSIC LOVERS IN AUGUST
This summer music lovers can once again relax on the lawn at Highland Park to the sounds of jazz performed by Pittsburgh’s finest musicians at the “Reservoir of Jazz” concert series presented by the City of Pittsburgh Office of Special Events.
This free showcase of the area’s extraordinary talent of jazz musicians will take place each Sunday in August from 5 – 7 p.m. on Reservoir Drive in Highland Park.
August 7 JOHN SHANNON’S FOURTH RIVER
August 14 FUSION ILLUSION
August 21 MCG JAZZ PRESENTS AURORA
August 28 LILLY ABREU BRAZILIAN JAZZ QUARTET
“Reservoir of Jazz” is sponsored by Highland Park Community Council and RAD.
DOUBLE THE FUN — Stay after the concert each week to join in SUMMER SOUL LINE DANCING sessions near the fountain. Instructor Roland Ford incorporates R&B music in free classes that begin with basic steps and finish with more advanced moves. Summer Soul Line Dancing takes place 7 – 9 p.m. on August 7, 14, 21 and 28.
Please note: A large section of Reservoir Drive in Highland Park will be closed during the weeks this concert series takes place. Parking will be limited and patrons are encouraged to arrive early and seek alternative parking options.
For more information, visit www.pittsburghpa.gov/events, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook. Inclement weather may cause cancellations. For cancellation updates, follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter or LIKE @PghEventsOffice on Facebook.