Saturday, June 15: Juneteenth Music Celebration
A benefit for the Johnstown chapter of NAACP to celebrate Juneteenth, a nationwide observance of the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans after the Civil War.
Performers include House of Soul, The Problem, Stone Bridge Blues Band, Smooth Sound, various rap artists, legendary jazz musician Charles King, The Entertainer Aaron Jefferson, and DJ Moe Be of 102 JAMZ.
Tickets are $20/individual or $25/couple in advance; $25/individual the day of the show. Advance tickets are available at FWA Gym, 200 Lincoln St., or may be purchased online here.
Sunday, June 16: Feed the Need Food Truck Rodeo
St Vincent dePaul will be hosting the 2019 Feed The Need Food Truck Rodeo Sunday June 16 from noon-4pm!. All proceeds from this event go directly to SVDP to help give back to our community.
Tickets to the event will be $5. Pre sales will be available soon and will also be available at the gate the day of the event. We will have about a dozen Food Trucks from around the area and beyond, adult beverages for purchase and two live bands! Lux & Company and our headliner, The Kevin Dale Band. Both bands will be performing on the Polacek Pavilion Stage and graciously donated their time for this event.
June 20-23: Thunder in the Valley
Johnstown’s annual Thunder in the Valley® motorcycle rally is held the fourth weekend in June at a variety of venues in downtown Johnstown (including Peoples Natural Gas Park) and beyond. 2019 headliners are FireHouse and Hairball. Presented by the Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau — for complete information, visit the event website.
Saturday, June 29: Johnstown Funk Fest presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Free event presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield!
Afro n’At: Forged in the steel mills of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, AFRO N’AT is a horn-fueled music collective inspired by 60’s/70’s funk, African rhythms, and rippin’ jazz. Brought together by their love of all things groovy, they are bringing our unique hand-crafted funk to the scene.
Beauty Slap: Call it two turntables and a bass trombone: Pittsburgh’s Beauty Slap bridges ivory-tower music school pedagogy and new-school laptop tweaking techniques to create some seriously funky vibes…a bold big-band brass sound, which is then mixed and manipulated by Ableton wizard Jake Berntsen into sweltering EDM.
Gates will open at 6:00 p.m.
Afro n’At: 7:00 p.m.
Beauty Slap: 9:00 p.m.
August 2-3: Ameriserv Flood City Music Festival
Surf around the site for details on lineup, tickets and more.
Saturday, August 10: Woodstock 50th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival! Free.
FlowerChild: Hailing from the Laurel Highlands of PA, FlowerChild is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year and continues to bring the fire and good times to all who cross their path. Drawing their inspiration from the jam/funk music of the 60′ and 70’s, a FlowerChild show keeps the audience on their feet dancing.
Desperados: One of Johnstown’s most iconic bands will present music of the 60s!
Gates will open at 6:00 p.m.
FlowerChild: 7:00 p.m.
Desperados: 8:45 p.m.
Saturday, August 24: Highlands Free Medical Clinic Benefit
A concert benefiting the Highlands Free Medical Clinic. Details TBA.
Saturday, September 28: Brews & Blues in the Valley
Johnstown’s beer tasting festival, presented by Forever Media! Local and regional blues bands provide entertainment. Lineup, brewery information, and ticketing TBA.