DANCE AT GOLDEN TWILIGHT – to the grooving and rocking sounds of John Burgh’s BIG BAND ORCHESTRA on Sunday, August 13 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at beautiful RiverStone Farm in a new shaded location west of the H-Barn.  Bring your lawn chair, cooler, picnic basket, AND dancing shoes, and join us for an unforgettable day in one of the most scenically beautiful places in western Pennsylvania – RiverStone Farm!  BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY.  Children under 6 are FREE, Students are $5,  and Adults are $20.

Known throughout the Pittsburgh area and to ARCA audiences for his musical versatility in a broad spectrum of styles, John Burgh has toured Europe with the Billy Price Band, recorded five albums with Gathering Field and has performed backing up Doc Severinsen, Rita Moreno and Billy Crystal.  For this special golden summer evening concert at Riverstone Farm, John Burgh is bringing a 10 piece BIG BAND Orchestra comprised of Pittsburgh’s preeminent, first call instrumentalists and vocalist performing old style swing, to jazz standards, rhythm and blues, pop and rock… sure to get ALL ages up and dancing. 

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY.  Children under 6 are FREE, Students are $5,  and Adults are $20. You can buy tickets here or call 724 659-3153 to reserve.  

It’s RAIN or SHINE – so plan for the day, no matter what.  Any issue with weather, we simply move inside to the H-Barn Arena.

Gates open at 4:00 PM. RiverStone Farm is located at 352 Foxview Road, Foxburg, PA 16036, just up the hill from Foxburg.   Once in the area, follow the signs to the turn onto Foxview Road off of Route 58 (Foxview Road on one side and Metz Road on the other). Bring your lawn chair, cooler, picnic basket, AND dancing shoes, and join us for an unforgettable day and evening dancing under the stars.  

Would you also like to enjoy ARCA’s annual Membership Pig Roast Picnic, which precedes the concert this year at 3:00 PM for ARCA Members?

 You can become an ARCA MEMBER  by August 7 and be a part of the festivities! Click here to become an ARCA member and reserve and pay for your dinner ticket by August 7 to attend the ARCA Membership picnic, making a full day of it at scenic RiverStone Farm.

For more information on the ARCA Membership picnic and becoming an ARCA member, call 724-659-3153.

About the Musicians

John Burgh and his band have been so popular with ARCA Members playing during the annual membership picnics and late into the night, with Members dancing for hours.  Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts is proud to bring John Burgh back with a ten piece BIG BAND ORCHESTRA for an ENTIRE evening of joyous music-with celebrated Pittsburgh musicians.

It’s going to be a gorgeous summer night of grooving and rocking to BLUES, JAZZ & ROCK ‘N ROLL as keyboardist John Burgh and superb cross-over, world travelled and acclaimed musicians will make you want to get up and shake a leg… but if you prefer to sit and enjoy, there will be plenty of musical variety and outrageous riffing to entertain and delight!

John BurghJohn Burgh was first introduced to the Pittsburgh music scene on 1982 when he joined the Harold Betters Band playing five nights a week at the South Hills Sheraton.  John graduated from IUP in 1981 as a piano performance major, and has returned there many times to play with nationally known artists such as Billy Crystal, Rita Moreno, and recently Doc Severinsen.

John played for many years with the Billy Price Band touring Europe in 2003. He has played and recorded 5 albums with the rock group Gathering Field, playing Hammond B3 organ. Besides filling in occasionally with CLO productions like Miss Saigon and Addams Family, he enjoys playing piano for local musical productions in Sewickley. A long time member of the Balcony Big Band (18 piece jazz band), playing monthly at the Jergels Rhythym Bar in Warrendale.

Many people will remember his performances over the last 30 years in the Oil City/Franklin and Foxburg area.  John grew up in the Harmony/Zelienople area playing piano accompanying his father, who played banjo, and helping his family in the tractor salvage yard business, which he continues to this day.

 

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY.  Children under 6 are FREE, Students are $5,  and Adults are $20. You can buy tickets here or call 724 659-3153 to reserve.   

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