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  • Carl Z.
    Happily Alejandro Escovedo returns to the Pittsburgh Arts Festival this year. Arts Fest music lineup announced
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 20, 2006
      Happily Alejandro Escovedo returns to the Pittsburgh Arts Festival this year.

      <http://post-gazette.com/pg/06110/683441-42.stm>
      Arts Fest music lineup announced

      Thursday, April 20, 2006
      By John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Singer Raul Malo will leave The Mavericks at home when he spearheads
      the musical component of the 47th Three Rivers Arts Festival, which
      runs June 2-18 at Point State Park, Downtown. Rhythm and blues icon
      Bettye LaVette performs June 9, trendy Tom Verlaine & the Eels play
      June 10, and the festival will close with shows by Rosanne Cash June
      17 and The Yellowjackets June 18.

      Pittsburgh bands will have greater access to festival crowds with this
      year's introduction of a Local Music Night, June 12, spotlighting The
      Modey Lemon, Vale and Year, and Great Ants.

      More local artists will perform at a musical Open Stage weekdays at
      lunch time on the Second Stage. Candidates for the semi-invitational
      Open Stage should send bios, press photos and MP3s or a CD to
      lclark@... or Three Rivers Arts Festival, attn.: Lindsay
      Clark, 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Materials will be
      accepted only from 9 a.m. Monday through 5 p.m. May 5.

      All concerts are free. The headline shows begin at 7:30 p.m. on the dates below:

      June 2: Raul Malo

      June 3: Buckwheat Zydeco

      June 4: Soulive

      June 5: Attack Theatre Games of Steel

      June 6: Mason Jennings

      June 7: Andrew Bird

      June 8: Gov't Mule.....

      June 9: Bettye LaVette

      June 10: Tom Verlaine & The Eels.

      June 11: moe

      June 12: Local Music Night: The Modey Lemon, Vale and Year, Great Ants

      June 13: Alejandro Escovedo

      June 14: Steel Pulse

      June 15: The English Beat

      June 16: The Tragically Hip

      June 17: Rosanne Cash

      June 18: The Yellowjackets
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