Concerts http://wesa.fm en New Rules, More Police Expected for Saturday Concert at PNC Park http://wesa.fm/post/new-rules-more-police-expected-saturday-concert-pnc-park <p>Another country concert is coming to Pittsburgh, and this time the city is preparing with new rules and increased law enforcement to gear up for Jason Aldean’s 38,000 fans at PNC Park this Saturday.</p><p>City officials announced Tuesday that parking lots will open at 2 p.m., instead of 11 a.m. and parking lot operators will be handing out trash and recycling bags to concert goers. The number of port-o-johns has been increased from 160 to 200. Tailgating once the concert begins is not permitted; anyone without a ticket at 7:30 p.m. will be asked to leave.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:39:09 +0000 Jess Lasky 33043 at http://wesa.fm New Rules, More Police Expected for Saturday Concert at PNC Park A Summer Staple: 5 Outdoor Concert Venues to Visit http://wesa.fm/post/summer-staple-5-outdoor-concert-venues-visit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the many joys of summer is listening to music at an outdoor venue. Whether you enjoy opera, jazz, rock or classical it somehow seems more enjoyable outdoors. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Travel contributor Elaine </span>Labalme<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, suggests some famous performance spaces where you can enjoy an outdoor concert. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:27:06 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 31625 at http://wesa.fm A Summer Staple: 5 Outdoor Concert Venues to Visit Mayor’s Office Exploring How To Keep City From Getting Trashed After Large Events http://wesa.fm/post/mayor-s-office-exploring-how-keep-city-getting-trashed-after-large-events <p>Following the weekend’s Luke Bryan concert at Heinz Field, the Internet has been abuzz with pictures and videos of people tailgating, people falling in the road drunk and garbage the crowds left behind — not unlike the aftermath of last year’s Kenny Chesney concert.<br /><br />On Monday, the message from Mayor Bill Peduto's office was that the trashing of Pittsburgh needs to stop.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:22:52 +0000 Deanna Garcia 31410 at http://wesa.fm Mayor’s Office Exploring How To Keep City From Getting Trashed After Large Events Previewing the Three Rivers Arts Festival With Rosemary Welsch http://wesa.fm/post/previewing-three-rivers-arts-festival-rosemary-welsch <p>The 54th annual <a href="http://www.3riversartsfest.org/">Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival</a> opens Downtown this Friday, at an exciting time. The Point State Park fountain will be up and running again for the first time in 4 years, serving as a backdrop for the bands, visual artists and vendors. Festival media sponsor, <a href="http://www.wyep.org/">91.3 WYEP</a> will be broadcasting live from the Point on Friday afternoon as the fountain starts up again and the first act starts to play the main stage.</p><p>WYEP Afternoon Mix Host, <strong>Rosemary Welsch </strong>will host the kickoff show and previews the <a href="http://www.wyep.org/three-rivers-arts-festival-lineup">most anticipated acts</a> coming to the Three Rivers Arts Festival, including <a href="http://edwardsharpeandthemagneticzeros.com/">Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros</a>, as well as local favorite, <a href="http://www.donoramusic.com/">Donora</a>.</p><p>http://youtu.be/4306i99LMXo Wed, 05 Jun 2013 21:55:13 +0000 Heather McClain 10846 at http://wesa.fm Previewing the Three Rivers Arts Festival With Rosemary Welsch Jazz Live International Preview and Anniversary http://wesa.fm/post/jazz-live-international-preview-and-anniversary <p></p><p>This year marks the tenth anniversary of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's summer long <a href="http://trustarts.org/education/community/jazzlive/">Jazz concert series</a> in Katz Plaza. This year also marks the third annual <a href="http://pittsburghjazzlive.com/">Jazz Live International Festival</a>. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:10:00 +0000 Heather McClain 10677 at http://wesa.fm Jazz Live International Preview and Anniversary