Concerts

MUSIC IN THE BURG
Summer 2017 Free Concert Series at Canal Basin Park
Bring your own seat - In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High Auditorium on Hart Street. 


IRISH PRETENDERS
Sunday, June 18th @ 7PM


The Irish Pretenders have had the good fortune to be able to entertain audiences around Western PA and MD for over 10 years with its unique blend of traditional Irish songs, rebel music, and Irish Pub sing-alongs. The band has played for festivals, pubs, parties, charity events, fundraisers, and general ruckus making! The Irish Pretenders have combined their diverse musical backgrounds with influences such as the Clancy brothers, Tommy Makem, and The Dubliners to create a fun, high energy show.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/irishpretenders/ 

 


UNITED STATES NAVY BAND COUNTRY CURRENTS 
Sunday, July 2nd @ 7PM


The United States Navy Band Country Current is the Navy's premier country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and "eye-popping" musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. This seven member ensemble employs musicians from diverse backgrounds with extensive high-profile recording and touring experience in the music scenes of Nashville, Tenn., New York, New Orleans and more. In the tradition of country music, each member is a skilled performer on multiple instruments. The band utilizes banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, electric bass, upright bass, dobro, pedal steel guitar and drum set. 





MISS MELANIE & THE VALLEY RATS
Sunday, August 6th @ 7PM


Miss Melanie and the Valley Rats have appeared with B.B. King, Jay Leno, Johnny Winter, James Cotton, The Nighthawks, J.J. Grey, Billy Price, Robert Randolph and a host of others in the six years of being together. Her giant voice, with tons of range and soul is the centerpiece of the band. She can whip a dance floor into a frenzy or turn them quiet enough to hear a pin drop when serving up a soul bearing ballad.





ALTOONA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Saturday, August 27th @ 6PM


Founded in 1928, the Gerhart String Ensemble has grown over the years to become a full orchestra. Once relying on community volunteers, even donating their own money to purchase music, the Symphony now employs over 75 professional musicians. The mission of the Altoona Symphony has always been to provide high-quality music to the residents of Central Pennsylvania. To this end, the Symphony has gained recognition for its musical diversity by performing both classical and popular works featuring talented local artists and nationally acclaimed musicians.





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