TGIS (Thank Goodness It’s Summer), Westmoreland Cultural Trust's annual free concert series, returns this summer with free music at The Palace Theatre.
This free community event runs every Thursday evening from May 30 through September 5. From country to reggae and rock to swing, bands from all over the region will play while guests enjoy light bites from neighboring restaurants.
May 30 – Brahctopus (reggae jam rock) food by Sun Dawg Café
June 6 – Willow Hill (contemporary country) food by Caffe Barista
June 13 – Ski Pilot (deep track classic rock) food by Caffe Barista
June 20 – The Woods Family Band (blues rock) food by Elegant Catering NEW TO TGIS
June 27 – The Abilene Band (country rock) food by Elegant Catering
July 11 – Bad Boy Blues Band (rock & blues) food by Elegant Catering
July 18 – Gary Pratt (country) food by Caffe Barista
July 25 – Hamilton Ave. (classic rock) food by Caffe Barista
August 1 – Super Break String Band (Appalachian grassrock) food by Elegant Catering
August 8 – The Bricks (acoustic rock) food by Caffe Barista
August 15 – The String Theory (acoustic duo) food by Major Stokes NEW TO TGIS
August 22 – East Coast Turnaround Full Acoustic Band (southern rock, blues & soul) food by Elegant Catering
August 29 – The Laurel (rock) food by Miss Meatball
September 5 – Jeff Perigo & Friends (rock & roll Americana) food by Elegant Catering
The concert series is rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the band will be moved indoors.
On Friday, September 13, WCT’s 2nd Annual Greensburg Music Fest will round out the summer series with a celebration of music throughout the cultural district. Locations to date include The Palace Theatre, Art in the Alley and Helman-Ghrist Parking Lot, St. Claire Park’s Robertshaw Ampitheatre and The Westmoreland Museum of American Art.