The Science Center kicks off GUITAR with booming sound! Four Pittsburgh legends will perform together for the first time ever, to celebrate the opening of this awesome exhibit, sponsored locally by Dollar Bank. Joe Grushecky of The Houserockers, Rick Witkowski of BE Taylor Group, Rob James of The Clarks, and Billy Price of The Billy Price Band will jam together on this rockin' evening. See former concert promoter Rich Engler's autographed guitar collection from 8-10 pm in the Atrium. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, mini desserts and a cash bar on site. Guests must be 21 and up. Cost is $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (Limited Capacity)
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Local musicians will perform from 2-3 pm at the Sonic Sound Stage, throughout the run of our rockin' GUITAR exhibit, in cooperation with WDVE.
|June 16||Reb Beach of Winger and Whitesnake|
|June 23||Jeff Schmutz of Good Brother Earl|
|June 30||Closed – no show|
|July 7||Bill Deasy, formerly of The Gathering Field|
|July 14||Joe Grushecky of The Houserockers|
|July 21||Josh Verbanets of Meeting of Important People|
|July 28||Joe Negri|
|August 4||Brian Price of 102.5 WDVE and Rick Witkowski of BE Taylor Group|
|August 11||Scott Blasey of The Clarks|
|August 18||Marty Ashby of Manchester Craftman's Guild|
|August 25||Rick Witkowski of BE Taylor Group and Kelsey Friday of Kelsey Friday and the Rest of the Week|
|September 1||Ernie Hawkins, formerly of the Blue Bombers|
|September 8||Abby Krizner (105.9 the X) and Jason Sichi of Fist Fight in the Parking Lot|
|September 15||The Mavens|
|September 22||Chris Higbee, formerly of The Povertyneck Hillbillies|
|September 29||Uzell Finney of The Flow Band|
Acoustic guitar aficionados are in for a treat during a presentation by Dick Boak, archivist for Martin Guitar, that will showcase one of America's favorite instruments and feature musical vignettes by virtuoso guitarist Craig Thatcher. This presentation offers an interactive history of the 180-year-old Martin Guitar Company and highlights the evolution of Martin acoustic guitars. Plus, explore how specific guitar shapes, sizes and tonewoods lend themselves to particular musical genres. Visit our website for more details.
Acoustic performances for early learners (ages 0-6) will be held on select Mondays from June 18 – Sept. 24. Check back for upcoming dates and details.