The Buzz from Buzzelli – The Top To Do’s THIS WEEKEND in Pittsburgh (August 11 – 16)


By Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, ‘Burgh Vivant

All Night Long

On Saturday, August 14, several Lawrenceville bars join forces to rock you all night long at the Rock All Night Tour; over 120 full bands and over 30 solo artists, craft vendors, art, classic cars, and a few surprises. Activities will begin at noon in Arsenal Park and last into the wee hours of the night in Lawrenceville. For more information, go here.

Cheeseburger in Burgettstown

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band comes to Pittsburgh (sort of). He’ll be at the First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown. He’s played there every year since the First Niagara Pavilion opened in 1990. It’s pretty simple to get to Margaritaville from there. Just go to the First Niagara Pavilion located on Route 18 and Route 22 W, Burgettstown, PA. For more information, go here.


If the shoe fits…

CLO is trying to get the girls to the ball with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. The show, running all week, August 11 – 16, features a Tony Award winning score. In addition to seeing a fabulous show, the CLO is collection formal and semi-formal gowns for Becca’s Closet, which donates formal attire to high school girls with financial need who would not otherwise be able to attend their school’s military balls, homecoming or proms. It’s a the Benedum Center, 237 7th Avenue, between Penn and Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.


Play on Words

On Friday, August 14, Alan Olifson returns to the Bricolage with “WordPlay,” storytelling accompanied by a live DJ. Storytellers include, Olifson and Siovhan Christensen, Parag S. Gohel, Adam Tobias, and Bricolage’s own Tami Dixon. It’s at the Bricolage, 937 Liberty Avenue, 1st Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. For more information, go here.


A moving performance

William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” is in town (towns). The show will alternate between two locations, the Grand Theater in Elizabeth, PA and the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Castle Shannon. Come see the historical tragedy, in a town of your choosing. For locations, more information, and tickets, go here.


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