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Solar Concert Series Returns for 2023!

Solar Concert Series Returns!


The Solar Concert Series is BACK for another year! We partnered with The Children’s Museum and Saturday Light Brigade to bring you 45 minutes of weekly family-friendly live music, powered completely by solar! Shoutout to Zero Fossil for providing our solar power!

The concert series will take place every Thursday (12:15pm – 1:00pm), from July 13th August 31st.

We encourage you to pack a lunch, order from Eco Bistro, or check out what the food truck of the day has to offer! Enjoy your lunch by experiencing live music and community connection!

Food Trucks that are scheduled on Solar Concert Series days are:

  • July 13th   Millie’s Ice Cream
  • July 20th   Mobile Chef
  • July 27th  Rescue Dogs (Light of Life)
  • August 3rd  Foxy Frans
  • August 10th Chef N’A Box 
  • August 24th – Millie’s Ice Cream Truck
  • August 31st – Benvenuti’s Pizza Factory

The concert series will switch back and forth each week, being hosted at Nova Place and Buhl Community Park. If the weather does not permit the concert will be moved inside the Nova Place Concourse for dry and comfortable viewing.

Check out the concert series schedule below to see all our featured local artists of 2023, as well as event locations by date. Keep it movin’ and grovin’  We look forward to seeing you there!

Solar Concert Series Schedule

July 13 Jason Gamble & Nashwan Asef Abdullah
12:15 – 1:00pm, Buhl Community Park
Roma Blues

July 20  Kelsey Robinson & Colter Harper
12:15 – 1:00pm, Nova Place
Americana, Brazilian, Jazz

July 27   Devilish Merry
12:15 – 1:00pm, Buhl Community Park
Appalachian, Irish


August 3   Ol’ Whitetail
12:15 – 1:00pm, Nova Place
Fingerstyle Folk, Piedmont Blues

August 10  Daryl Shawn
12:15 – 1:00pm, Buhl Community Park
World-Influenced Fingerstyle Guitar

August 17   Thomas Wendt
12:15 – 1:00pm, Nova Place

August 24   The Meraklides
12:15 – 1:00pm, Buhl Community Park
Greek Folk

August 31   Liz McBride
12:15 – 1:00pm, Nova Place
Folk, Singer Songwriter


The Solar Concert Series is a project of Nova Place, The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, and Saturday Light Brigade.

Solar Power provided by Zero Fossil. 

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