Presque Isle Partnership’s UPMC Sunset Music Series Continues

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 9:30 AM
Presque Isle Partnership’s UPMC Sunset Music Series Continues by Ryan Smith

Wednesday, June 22

Talent buyer Ryan Bartosek and the other fine folks at the Presque Isle Partnership weren’t kidding when they said they’re stepping things up a few notches during this season’s UPMC Sunset Music Series.

So far, crowds at Presque Isle State Park’s beautiful Beach 1 – one hell of a fine place to catch some live music – have been treated to the sounds of mega-talented performers Driftwood and Matt Texter (who opened the series on June 8), as well as Six Year Stretch and Sirsy (who rocked the beach on June 15).

Next up, the series welcomes Ithaca, New York-based world-beat re-imagineers Big Mean Sound Machine (with dynamic duo Jess Royer and Nick Warren opening) on Wednesday, June 22. Then come jam scene roots-rockers Dangermuffin (with Erie troubadour Tyler Smilo) on June 29.

Along with bringing in seriously killer, top notch local and national acts, organizers also recently said they wanted this year’s series to have more of a festival feel.

Along with bringing in seriously killer, top notch local and national acts, organizers also recently said they wanted this year’s series to have more of a festival feel than previous years – and, with weekly showcases like these, they’ve most definitely delivered.

Add to that the other fun happening at every show – hula hoop lessons, face-painting, cornhole games and other cool stuff – and we have a sweet little summer getaway, right in our own backyard, and in the middle of the week.

Awesome.

And remember: Every installment of the UPMC Sunset Music Series is free. – Ryan Smith

5:30 p.m.  //  Presque Isle Beach 1, Peninsula Drive  //  discoverpi.com; 838.5138 ext. 101

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