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Music Festival celebrates 12th anniversary with homegrown Rusted Root

Festival will be celebrating its 12th anniversary with a concert featuring Pittsburgh’s own Rusted Root. The concert, a great getaway for families on Labor Day weekend, is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. with warm-up acts. Rusted Root will take the stage at 7:30 p.m.

A $20.00 per car donation is requested and will help to replenish the Allegheny County Music Festival Fund (ACMFF), which provides children and youth served by DHS with life-enriching items and opportunities otherwise unavailable through government funds. Providing funding for dance and karate classes, music lessons, summer camp, and graduation expenses are just a few of the many ways that the ACMFF creates a sense of normalcy in the life of a vulnerable child or adolescent.

Please spread the word and join DHS to celebrate Labor Day and support this great fund!

Information about the ACMFF and the Music Festival

About Rusted Root
Formed in Pittsburgh in the early 1990s by singer/guitarist Michael Glabicki, Rusted Root has since sold more than three million albums worldwide. The band’s worldly style instantly appealed to fans of roots music and world rock. Rusted Root boasts having its performances on film and TV soundtracks including: Twister, Mathilda, Ice Age, Home for the Holidays, Party of Five, Charmed, and Homicide. Also, NASA engineers chose the Rusted Root hit Send Me On My Way as “wake-up” music for the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.

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