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Highmark Blues and Heritage Festival
September 28, 2018 to September 30, 2018

The African American Cultural Center is pleased to present the first Highmark Blues and Heritage Festival on September 28-30 at the August Wilson Center and outdoors on Liberty Avenue, downtown Pittsburgh. Poised to attract regional and national audiences, the Highmark Blues and Heritage Festival will feature music, workshops, lectures, free concerts by local and emerging artists, plus ticketed performances featuring nationally and internationally renowned blues artists.Blues and BBQ will fill the August Wilson Center to kick off the Festival during the inaugural TASTE OF BLUES PARTY. Throughout the party, local restaurants will provide BBQ inspired samplings of their best dishes. Local and Nationally recognized Blues Musicians will take the stages for intimate and exciting performances to kick off the festival. Free Master Classes along with Free Outdoor stage performers will be added leading up to the festival!


Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival Schedule of Events

Friday September 28, 2018 – 8pm: Taste of Blues Party

Saturday September 29, 2018 – 1pm to 6pm: Outdoor stages with FREE performances – (line up to follow)

Saturday September 29, 2018 – 8pm: Bettye LaVette

Sunday September 30, 2018 – 4pm: Sweet Honey in the Rock

Sunday September 30, 2018 – 8pm: John Scofield

*discount available for 3 ticketed concerts if all 3 concerts are added to cart!*

Bettye Lavette Tickets

Sweet Honey in the Rock Tickets

John Scofield Tickets