Free Concerts

Bring your own seat for concerts at Canal Basin.
In case of inclement weather concerts will be held at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High Auditorium on Hart Street.

Irish Pretenders

March 15, 2018 7:00 PM

US Hotel Tavern - Hollidaysburg, PA

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.

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Hollidaysburg Art Walk

June 13, 2018 6:00 PM

300 - 500 Block of Allegheny St - Hollidaysburg PA

Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council is sponsoring a self guided Art Walk on Wednesday, June 13th from 6 to 8. Come out for a fun, entertaining, and enriching experience. Look at downtown Hollidaysburg with "kaleidoscope eyes". On the walk, you will see architecture, paintings, murals, a mosaic, sculptures and a garden, plus an opportunity to "meet and greet" the featured artist at the gallery. There will be an Arts Council member at each location to share information and answer questions. There will be 5-6 locations on the 500-400-300 block of Allegheny Street that will be showcased. Stop by 321 Art Gallery at 321 Allegheny Street to pick up the Art Walk map for the evening. Light refreshments will be served at 321 Gallery. Event is rain or shine.

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Book Signing with Dr. Kenneth Womack

July 7, 2018 12:00 PM

Barnes & Noble - Altoona, PA

Dr. Kenneth Womack will be at Barnes & Noble Saturday, July 7th, from Noon to 4pm for a book signing featuring his book: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin, The Early Years, 1926-1966 Join us on July 8th for the "It Was 51 Years Ago Today!" Sgt Peppers Tribute Concert on July 8th where Dr. Kenneth Womack will be narrating. Check out the Facebook event at

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Music In The Burg | “IT WAS 51 YEARS AGO TODAY!”-Sgt Peppers Tribute Concert Encore

July 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Hollidaysburg Area Junior High - Hollidaysburg, PA

Back by Popular Demand! Altitude Entertainment presents “It Was 51 Year’s Ago Today!”-A Community Musical Tribute Concert Celebrating The Beatles’ Sgt Peppers. A revival of last year’s SOLD OUT show!

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Music In The Burg | Mama Corn

August 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA

Mama Corn is one of the Keystone state’s hottest bluegrass bands today. Since their 2007 inception, this auspicious quartet has become a mainstay on the regional bluegrass festival circuit. Featuring multi talented singer-songwriters; utilizing guitar, banjo, dobro, harmonica, mandolin, upright bass and remarkable vocal harmonies, the spirit of traditional roots music is echoed in their palate. Mama Corn’s dynamic sound and fun loving stage presence has endeared them to fans and festival goers alike. Their music has been met with exceptional reviews from such respected industry outlets as Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine, Bluegrass Preservation Society, and The Pennsylvania Musician Magazine. Mama Corn has also been fortunate to perform at some of the most prestigious venues in the country such as, The Historic Wheeling Jamboree, Grey Fox bluegrass festival and The Rochester International Jazz Festival, to name just a few.

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Music in The Burg | Altoona Symphony Orchestra

August 25, 2018 6:00 PM

Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA

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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