Weekend Full Of Downtown Events

Weekend Full Of Downtown Events


COMING UP. THANK YOU, RAY. THE TIMING OF THE NICE COOL WEATHER IS ABSOLUTELY PERFECT BECAUSE FOR BASEBALL TO STEEL DRUMS IT IS SHAPING UP TO BE QUITE A WEEKEND IN OUR TOWN. JOHN SHUMWAY IS LIVE TONIGHT IN MARKET SQUARE WITH THE STORY FOR US. HEY, JOHN. IT’S GOING TO BE A GREAT WEEKEND. Reporter: OH, DAVID, IT IS SO NICE OUT HERE TONIGHT. WE’LL GET TO THE PIRATES IN A SECOND, BUT HERE IN MARKET SQUARE JUST BEHIND ME BETWEEN CHIPOTLE AND WELCOME TO MOE’S THIS IS GOING TO BE THE ENTRANCE FOR THE ROCK, REGGAE AND RELIEF CONCERT TOMORROW AFTERNOON. FIRST LET’S GO ACROSS THE RIVER TO THE INTRIGUE TONIGHT WITH FIRST PITCH TWO HOURS AWAY. THE STAGE IS SET. THE WEATHER APPEARS TO BE PERFECT AND HERE COME THE CINCINNATI REDS. OH OH. HERE WE GO. THIS IS GOING TO BE NOT GOOD. Reporter: YUP, THOSE REDS. THE LAST TIME THESE TWO TEAMS MET THE RUNS, HITS AND SLUGGING PERCENTAGES WERE JUST OUTSIDE THE PIRATES’ DUGOUT, 464 MILES DOWN THE OHIO IN THE QUEEN CITY. THE TEAMS ARE PLAYING FOR PRIDE AND NEXT YEAR’S CONTRACTS NOW. SO IT COULD MAKE FOR AN INTERESTING WEEKEND. MEANWHILE HARMONY IS GUARANTEED ON THIS STRETCH OF FORBES AVENUE TOMORROW AND SUNDAY. ♪♪ IF YOU ASK ME HOW I’M DOING I WOULD SAY I’M DOING JUST FINE ♪ ♪ Reporter: GAVIN McGRAW HEADLINES ROCK REGGAE AND RELIEF ON FORBES AVENUE SATURDAY. THIS IS A TRUE STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL RIGHT ON FORBES AVENUE. Reporter: FORS FROM MARKET SQUARE TO WOOD STREET IS THE VENUE WITH THE STAGE ON THE WOOD STREET END. YOU SEE THE STAGE AND LAST YEAR IT WAS PERFECT. THE MOON SET RIGHT BEHIND THE STAGE IS. Reporter: THE PYATT FAMILY FOUNDATION IS THE BENEFICIARY WITH PROCEEDS GOING IN THE MEMORY OF JULIE ANN GUS TO OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH. BECAUSE WE LOST A GREAT FRIEND AND ONE OF OUR AGENTS AT SOTHEBY’S NATIONAL REALTY TO OVARIAN CANCER. Reporter: GUS IS A BIG REASON MICHAEL FONTE WILL BE HEADLINING SUNDAY. GUS WAS A HUGE FAN OF FONTE AND HE FITS RIGHT INTO THE FESTIVAL. THERE ISN’T A BETTER PERSON THAT WE NEED IN PITTSBURGH RIGHT NOW TO UNIFY. ♪ ♪ WHY YOU GOT TO BE SO RUDE DON’T YOU KNOW HUMANS DO ♪ ♪ Reporter: IN FACT, THE FESTIVAL STAGE IS GOING TO BE FULL OF NATIONAL ACTS. MAGIC WILL BE HERE AND MORE. THE RESTAURANTS WITHIN THE BLOCK ARE GOING TO BE OPEN AS WELL AS THOSE IN MARKET SQUARE AND AS FOR SECURITY — WE HAVE A FULL BOAT OF SECURITY. WE’RE WORKING WITH THE CITY TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE OFFICERS AS WELL ON SITE. Reporter: THEY ARE EXPECTING SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE TO PACK BETWEEN HERE AND WOOD STREET. NOW THE GATES HERE WILL OPEN TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT 2:00. THEY’LL OPEN SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:00. THE MUSIC STARTS ABOUT AN HOUR AFTER THAT. IT’S $15 FOR KIDS, $40 FOR ADULTS. YOU CAN GET SOME DISCOUNTS THROUGH THE PACKAGES THAT THEY’RE OFFERING AND WE’LL PUT A LINK TO GET YOU TO THESE TICKETS AT WWW.KDKA.COM.

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