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Summer Fridays at the Frick

Celebrate 10 years of Summer Fridays at the Frick, and 30 years of music on our lawns during our 2024 Summer Fridays season. You won't want to miss this year's extraordinary lineup!

Join us for activities starting at 5 PM. Music performance starts at 6:30 PM.

2024 Summer Fridays at the Frick are June 14, July 12, August 2, and August 23. Join us for live music, food trucks, artmaking, and family fun on the beautiful Frick lawns! See the full season schedule below.

The Car and Carriage Museum will be free and open until 8:00 PM each Summer Friday. Admission to Vermeer, Monet, Rembrandt will be open until 6:00 PM — with the last entry time being 5:00 PM — on June 14 and July 12.

For the safety of our visitors and historic structures, we ask that you please leave pets, frisbees, balls, hockey sticks, scooters, and drones at home, and refrain from smoking or vaping. Please park bicycles at the racks near the Penn Avenue and Reynolds Street entrances and do not ride them onto the garden paths or grass.

 

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Program Information

Summer Fridays at the Frick

Dates: June 14, 2024
Location: The Frick Pittsburgh
Admission:

Free and open to all
A donation of $5 per adult is suggested

In the event of inclement weather, outdoor performances and activities may be canceled or delayed. Please visit our website or follow us on social media for the most up-to-date event information.

Season Schedule

Performances begin at 6:30 PM on the North Lawn

 

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Vocal Confluence presents “How Far I’ll Go,” an evening of diverse music from jazz to pop to good ol' barbershop. From the songs of Walter Donaldson to Sara Bareilles, we’ll embark on a journey together celebrating the strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of resilience. A donation of $5 per adult is suggested.

Our 3rd annual Make Music Day Pittsburgh celebration continues this night with partners:

Brighton Music Center & Unisound’s instrument petting zoo, offering youth and the young at heart the opportunity to learn more about a variety of instruments through hands-on interaction.

Farina Foundation will collect instruments of any kind for their donation drive. The foundation furthers the vision of namesake Frank J. Farina, Jr. by providing scholarships, donations of refurbished instruments, financial support for instrument rentals, and lessons to children in need.


Food: The Café at the Frick, Las Chicas, Kilimanjaro Flavor, Revival Chili, Brusters, Frios Gourmet Pops, Pittsburgh Sandwich Society, Chicks'n Waffles

 

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This evening performance celebrates the closing weekend of Vermeer, Monet, Rembrandt: Forging the Frick Collections in Pittsburgh & New York exhibition. Daphne Alderson sings the longing of a "Girl Interrupted at Her Music," in a love serenade to art and its magical healing powers. Join us under the sun, moon and stars for a magical evening with mercurial chanteuse Daphne and her extraordinary St. Michael Chamber Band. A donation of $5 per adult is suggested.


Food: The Café at the Frick, Bado’s Pizza Truck, PGH Crepes, PGH Halal Food, Big Lou’s, La Palapa, Steve and Benny’s, Frios Gourmet Pops

 

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The music of cellos and drums will fill the air on Friday, August 2 at Summer Fridays at the Frick! With a fusion of classical virtuosity and rock energy, Cello Fury delivers a captivating performance that pushes the boundaries of musical genres. A donation of $5 per adult is suggested.


Food: The Café at the Frick, South Side BBQ, Revival Chili, Steve and Benny’s, Brusters, Affordable Elegance – International Café, Frios Gourmet Pops, Chicks’n Waffles

 

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Enjoy an evening of dynamic elements and instrumental classics from the Middle East, those songs that appeared on classic vinyl records with flying carpets and fezzes on the covers. Ishtar Vintage Bellydance Band brings you songs that are ethnically authentic with a sound that is an organic fusion of jazz with traditional melodies of Turkey, Greece, Egypt, and the Balkans. A donation of $5 per adult is suggested.


Food: The Café at the Frick, Hummus Pittsburgh, PGH Crepes, Big Lou's, Street Tacos, Nakama, Frios Gourmet Pops, Pittsburgh Sandwich Society

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Joining us for a Summer Friday? We want to see  — tag us (@frickpittsburgh) in your photos!

Please note that photographs and/or videos may be taken or recorded at events organized by The Frick Pittsburgh, and may be used in the Frick's publications and publicity materials or on our website.

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