Highmark Stadium to Host 2024 Rock N Rad Car Show, Featuring a Nostalgic Blend of Classic Cars and Retro Vibes
PITTSBURGH, PA — Highmark Stadium, the esteemed home of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, is set to become the vibrant backdrop for the much-anticipated 2024 Rock N Rad Car Show. Scheduled for June 15, this exciting event promises a perfect fusion of classic cars, retro vibes, and live entertainment.
Car enthusiasts and music lovers alike can mark their calendars for an unforgettable Saturday afternoon filled with a dazzling display of rad era automobiles. As details are being meticulously worked out, attendees can anticipate a fun car show starting in the afternoon, showcasing a stunning array of vehicles that span the 80's & 90's.
The festivities will continue into the evening with a nod to fashion nostalgia as awards will be presented for the best '80s or '90s attire. Attendees are encouraged to channel their inner Madonna, Prince, or any iconic figure from these vibrant decades for a chance to win accolades and add an extra layer of fun to the event.
Following the car show and awards ceremony, the excitement will reach its peak with live performances taking center stage. A warm-up act will kick off the evening's entertainment around 6:30pm, setting the stage for the headline act that will take the spotlight around 8:30 pm.
"We are thrilled to announce Highmark Stadium as the venue for the 2024 Rock N Rad Car Show. This event is not just a car show; it's a celebration of timeless classics, retro fashion, and live music that transcends generations. Highmark Stadium provides the perfect backdrop for this unique blend of automotive and cultural festivities," said Bernard Martin, Showrunner of the Rock N Rad Car Show.
As the Rock N Rad Car Show gears up for its 2024 edition, the organizers are working tirelessly to ensure a seamless blend of automotive excellence, throwback fashion flair, and electrifying live performances. This event is poised to become a highlight of the summer calendar leading up to the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, attracting car enthusiasts, music aficionados, and families looking for a day filled with nostalgia, fun, and community spirit.
For more information and updates on the 2024 Rock N Rad Car Show at Highmark Stadium, please visit www.rocknrad.com or follow us on Facebook Group.
About Highmark Stadium: Highmark Stadium, nestled in the heart of Pittsburgh, serves as the vibrant home of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. With a picturesque backdrop of the city skyline, the stadium offers a premier venue for sports, entertainment, and community events.
by Bernie Martin
I think I've been going out of my brain! After this long long long cabin fever, self-isolating pandemic delay it's time tot get back to the future so we can get back to the rad! Let's do this thing!
We got a new date confirmed for 2021! It's August 29th at Hartwood Acres!
We're going to be making more announcements as soon as we re-finalize more of our plans., but right now HOLD THIS DATE!
Music announcements coming after I talk to my analyst about my pocketful of kryptonite....
Of course we planned a huge party and a pandemic happened. Who knew!
We are getting asked. The answer is, we don't know. You don't know and we don't know. Lots of uncertainty. for everyone.. Our sponsors don't know. Our vendors aren't sure. Our volunteers are unsure.. When we know, we'll let you know.
But we do know this....
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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