When we first embarked on this project, the team decided that music was a big part of the 80's and 90's scene. and should also be a big component of our Rad Era car event.
Soundtracks from movies were popular during the period and sometimes movies got made because of the songs.. "Okay, fine... Fer sure, fer sure." Music and cars just fit well together in that 80's & 90's era. The Miami Vice television show pioneered the use of current popular music and musicians in their shows and that tradition has carried on to this day in television and movies. Need was say more than Bueller?… Bueller?… Bueller? before a Ferrari comes to mind?
Hartwood Acres, the Home of Rock n Rad!
So, we approached the folks at Allegheny County to talk about holding our event at Hartwood Acres Amphitheater on a Sunday afternoon before one of their free concert series evenings.
"We can bring some people to the park and celebrate the 80's & 90's in the afternoon if you guys can book an 80's or 90's band for the evening to round it out." we told them.
And they, where. AWESOME! They loved the idea!
They already have food trucks, craft beer an porta-johns at the park so we can just plug things in earlier in the day and rock into the evening with rad tunes.
If you haven't been to Hartwood Acres you should plan a trip before our Rock and Rad event and get a lay of the land. Check out their event schedule. for the Summer Concert Series which should be updated by early Feburary.
It's really an amazing venue and it's what makes Allegheny County a really terrific place to call home..
Check out the Father's Day Car Cruise
Allegheny County hosts an annual Father's Day Car Cruise in June. if you want to see how a car show is set up there. The Fathers Day Car Cruise typically runs from 2:00 pm-7:00 pm. with the Concert staring at 7:30 pm..
Hartwood Acres Amphitheater
4000 Middle Rd,
Allison Park, PA 15101
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