2018 Entertainment

Main Stage

Photo Credit: Jeff Poole Photography

Gabby Barrett

8:00 - 9:30 pm

Gabby Barrett is 18 years old and hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  She began performing at local venues and restaurants when she was 11 years old, and by 13 made it to the executive round of “The Voice.”  When “The Voice” reached out to her this year to return, Gabby chose instead to follow her dream of being on “American Idol.”  Gabby says that being on “American Idol” was the greatest experience of her life, and her favorite memory was meeting and performing alongside Carrie Underwood.  Gabby’s personal idol is her Dad, who reminds her to put God first.

Fans can expect to hear new single “Jesus and My Mama,” “My Church” and “Good Girl.”

Looking for an up-close experience? Purchase front stage pit tickets here.

Photo Credit: SkySight Photography

The Hobbs Sisters

6:30 - 7:30 pm

The Hobbs Sisters bring a killer combination of big voices, twin sister harmonies and high energy performance to the stage.

Now based out of Nashville, TN, they are originally from Pittsburgh, PA and have played numerous fairs and festivals in the PA, WV and OH region. They have opened for many national acts such as Charlie Daniels, Lady Antebellum, and Brett Eldredge. From their harmony-driven original songs to their unique interpretations of popular country covers, The Hobbs Sisters are making a name for themselves as singers, songwriters and entertainers.

Delta Struts

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Dan Bubien & the Delta Struts put a contemporary spin on soulful roots music. Driven by the dynamic guitar playing duo of Shawn Mazzei and Dan Bubien, along with Bubien’s soulful gritty vocals. Their signature sound is highlighted by the precision playing and deep toned-full sound of drummer Mark Pollera and glued together by Christian Caputo’s steady, groove oriented bass playing.

Dan Bubien is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. With a career that spans over two decades, Dan and his band the “Delta Struts” are constantly refining and redefining their craft with a wide palette of tones and textures, sounds and styles, to express their songwriting through an open, honest and wide catalogue of real songs.


3:00 - 4:30 pm

Quickly becoming one of Pittsburgh’s hottest country bands!! Stampede is a high energy country/rock band, playing around the Pittsburgh area since 2005. Having played at numerous festivals, fairs, and venues including the Pepsi Cola Roadhouse and the former Post Gazette Pavillion as an opener on the VIP stage for artists Tim Mcgraw and Jason Aldean.  They have also played at The Y108 Battle of the bands at The 3 Rivers Regatta, Y108 Country Nights at Jergels Rhythm Grille, and the Grand Opening of Y108s Country in the City at Xtaza Nightclub in the Strip District. Most recently they had the honor of opening for National Artist Chris Young, at The 3 Rivers Regatta, and playing the 4th of July Celebration at Point State Park in Pittsburgh. Their original song “Feel The Fire” was chosen to be played in rotation on Froggy Radio as one of Froggy’s featured “Hometown Country artists” in 2016.

Time Tested

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Time Tested is a classic rock/rock cover band from Cranberry and Ross Township. Their set features songs from the 60s and 70s, as well as some “brand new” songs from the 80s and 90s that have survived the test of time.

Part of Afternoon Oldies Concert Series presented by the PA Lottery.

The Dorals

12:00 - 1:00 pm

The Dorals are a five piece band from New Castle, PA, renowned for entertaining audiences of all ages with an incredibly wide variety of musical styles. Their focus is on party standards from the Baby Boomer generation to favorites from the 50s through the 90s. This five-part vocal strength, along with dynamic musicianship and arrangements, create energetic performances. The Dorals have earned the reputation as one of the area’s best party-dance bands.

Part of Afternoon Oldies Concert Series presented by the PA Lottery.

Throughout Point State Park

Kids Zone Activities

Noon - 9:00 pm

  • Face Painting and airbrush tattoos with Face Paint Pittsburgh
  • Caricaturist Drawings
  • Gem Mining
  • Amber’s Amazing Animal Balloons (4-8pm)
  • Juggling Stilt Walking Uncle Sam
  • Interactive games: Giant Jenga, Connect 4, Building Blocks, Sidewalk Chalk and Tic- Tac- Toe

Food, Expos & Amenities

Noon - 10:00 pm

  • Food Vendors
  • Sponsor Exhibitors

Flag Raising Ceremony

11:00 am

Start the day outside of the Museum at the Block House, helping staff and volunteers raise the flag and sing the national anthem.

Fort Pitt Museum

Miscellaneous Demonstrations

Noon - 5:00 pm

All activities take place outside of the Fort Pitt Museum

  • 18th Century Reenactors
  • Rifle and Musket Demos
  • Fife and Drum Performances

Note: Fort Pitt Museum is open 10:00 am – 5:00 pm with children’s activities inside.
Regular admission fees apply.