By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Allegheny County’s free Summer Concert Series will return in June, but it’ll look different than summers before.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cool Conditions After Cold Front Brings Severe Storms
People will be asked to stay seated when watching a performance, and there will be a section specifically for those who have been vaccinated at the front of the stage. CDC guidelines will be followed, meaning people who aren’t fully vaccinated will have to wear a mask.
“We missed that concert series last year. It’s one of the highlights of the summer that we have been doing for decades,” said Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.READ MORE: Judge Denies Robert Bowers' Motion For Govt. To Produce Evidence It Monitored His Online Activities
There will also be beer from Hop Farm Brewing Company and there will be a rotating line-up of food trucks.
Gene the Werewolf will open for the Spin Doctors on Aug. 29 at Hartwood Acres. Not your kind of music? The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs at both venues this summer. The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is booked too. There’s plenty more: the Indigo Girls, The Spinners. You like jazz fusion? Spyro Gyra is coming too. And there’s local favorites: Pure Gold and the legendary Jaggerz.MORE NEWS: Pa. Native, Penn State Grad Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay Active NFL Player
The South Park Amphitheater and Hartwood Acres will each host 14 shows. You can find the full schedules online.