Summer Fridays at the Frick presented by UPMC Health Plan

June 15 through August 31
June 15 through August 31

Summer Fridays at the Frick

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Now in its third season, this highly popular 12-week series features a diverse variety of free outdoor performances, family- friendly activities, and varied dining options.

While on site, be sure to experience Driving the Disenfranchised: The Automobile’s Role in Women’s Suffrage at the Car and Carriage Museum beginning July 7.

The first floor of Clayton will be open to tour at your own pace (free of charge) during each of our Summer Fridays. Don’t miss a chance to see the rooms of this beautiful historic home in the summer evening light. In addition, each Friday will feature lawn games and family-friendly activity tables.

Dine at The Café, grab a quick bite, glass of wine, or beer from The Café Wine Bar, sample fare from a variety of local food trucks,or bring your own picnic basket .
Program Information

Summer Fridays at the Frick presented by UPMC Health Plan

Dates: June 15, 2018
Location: The Frick Pittsburgh
Admission:

Free Admission

Please be advised the Frick does not allow pets,
bikes or smoking on-site. 


The Frick Pittsburgh is open on Friday evenings rain or shine. In cases of rain, please check our website and social media pages for outdoor activity and performance updates. When necessary, updates will be posted by 4:30 p.m. 

Season Schedule

Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. on the North Lawn

Hooray for Hollywood is Pittsburgh Concert Chorale’s salute to the music of the silver screen. This concert includes a little bit of everything, from MGM classics “Singin’ in the Rain”and “Good Mornin’” to themes from blockbuster movies like Titanic, to songs from movie musicals like The Sound of Music and music from Disney’s Pinocchio and Frozen. Sing and dance along with some of your favorites. Perfect for the entire family!

Burgh Bites, Las Chicas, Pittsburgh Po Boy, and Sugar & Spice Ice Cream food trucks

Inspired by the French art on view in Van Gogh, Monet, Degas, The Diamante Trio with Lily Abreu will perform a diverse selection of French music, including Classical and Romantic composers, as well as café music and tango, which were popular in 19th-century Paris. The music of French-influenced Brazilian composers Villa-Lobos and Jobim will also be included. Also enjoy a free 6:00 p.m. screening in The Frick Art Museum auditorium of Loving Vincent, the world’s first fully oil-painted feature film in which the story of the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh is told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them.

Proper Brick Oven, Pittsburgh Sandwich Society, and Stickler’s Ice Pop Co. food trucks
 
Join us for Family Night! Pittsburgh Festival Opera will perform Goldie B. Locks & the Three Singing Bears—a new take on the classic fairytale. This inviting opera for young music lovers includes lessons about friendship, telling the truth, and the importance of respecting others. Also enjoy the contemporary funk and classic jazz stylings of Pittsburgh-based quartet, The Funky Fly Project, whose members are all under the age of 19!

6:30 p.m. - Pittsburgh Festival Opera
7:15 p.m.- Funky Fly Project

Mac & Gold, Bulldawgs, Bados Pizza, and Sugar & Spice Ice Cream food trucks

Enjoy a performance by Phat Man Dee, a cosmic jazz cabaret vocalist, bandleader, events producer, videographer, poet and part time sideshow marvel. She will perform original compositions and an eclectic repertoire of standards in seven languages, including French selections inspired by the Van Gogh, Monet, Degas exhibition, with backing provided by members of jazz group The Cultural District

Revival Chili, Pittsburgh Po’ Boy, and Sinkers & Suds food trucks

Catch Pittsburgh-based indie rock/pop group Flashpoint Run, featuring vocalist Danny Rossi guitarist Brian Bastos, guitarist and keyboardist Seth McClaine, bassist Brice Taylor, and
drummer Jared Humphrey. From 1:00 to 9:00 p.m., shop the diverse selection of arts and crafts made by Frick staff members at the Staff Summer Pop-Up Shop.

Cool Beans, Wood Fired Flatbreads, Nakama, and Sugar & Spice Ice Cream

Groove to the earthy rock jams and psychedelic stylings of Charm & Chain, a local quartet that performs original compositions.

BRGR, Pub Chip Shop, and Pittsburgh Burrito Bus, Millie's Homemade Ice Cream, and Sinkers and Suds food trucks

Aficionados of swing dance and music fans of all ages are invited to have a ball and dig the rhythms of The Jazz Conspiracy, a 16-piece ensemble dedicated to capturing the sound and spirit of the American big bands, from the Swing Era to the present day, cutting no corners to achieve a sound and energy level that both dancers and listeners appreciate.

Mac & Gold, Burgh Bites, Las Chicas, and Sugar & Spice Ice Creamfood trucks



Known for their energetic and crowd-pleasing performances, Cleveland’s Daddy Longleg’s Homegrown Revival specializes in a jazzy mix of musical styles, including rock, soul, gospel, funk, reggae, Latin, and more!

Southside BBQ, Las Chicas,The Coop, and Sticklers Ice Pops food trucks

New York’s Kyle Lacy and the Harlem River Noise conjure a potion that stirs the soul, bringing you home to the roots of 1950s rock’n’roll and blues. Enjoy a performance of a vast and dynamic repertoire that features infectious rhythms, instrument switching, upside down upright bass, and more!

Bulldawgs, BRGR, Oakmont BBQ, and Sugar & Spice Ice Cream food trucks

Designed for people who can’t stay out until 1:00 a.m. anymore but still want to get down, In Bed by Ten mixes old school classics with new school jams to create a non-stop party. Created in 2015 by Matthew Buchholz and Kelly Beall, the event also raises money for local charities, with over $16,000 distributed in 2017 alone.

Proper Brick Oven, Pittsburgh Po Boy, Tango Food Truck

Michael Christopher performs a mix of original country rock songs and covers, from traditional to modern—Johnny Cash and Garth Brooks to Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.

Revival Chili, Bados Pizza, The Coop, and Stickler’s Ice Pop Co. food trucks

Playing rock, funk and soul, the Buckle Downs deliver danceable grooves, soaring vocal melodies, and a high-energy experience that always leaves audiences wanting more. Led by powerhouse vocalist, Kiki Brown, who was named one of twelve Pittsburghers to meet in 2018 by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Mac & Gold, Wood Fired Flatbreads, BRGR, and Sugar & Spice Ice Cream food trucks

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