|Summer Music Festival--
A New entertainment package is to be presented to Pittsburgh during the month of August . . . The Summer Music Festival at the Civic Arena.
Concert performances by the nation's top entertainment talents will be presented on Friday and Saturday nights during August. All fields of contempoary music will be represented.
Collaborating with KQV, in it's 50th Anniversary year, in the presentation of the Summer Music Festival are the city of Pittsburgh and Dick Clark Productions of Hollywood. Recognizing Pittsburgh's need for entertainment during the late summer, the outstanding presentation was conceived.
Tomorrow evening, August 2, will be the date for the biggest COUNTRY WESTERN Music Show ever to play Pittsburgh. It will feature the Ambassador of Country and Western Music, BUCK OWENS. He will team his talents with that of Merle Haggard, Don Gibson, Stonewall Jackson, Bonnie Owens and the Strangers and the Bucaroos.
On August 9, the first of two summer
editions of the KQV SHOWER OF STARS will be presented with VANILLA FUDGE heading the performance. As in the past the show will feature many other stars on the Rock field. DIONNE WARWICK will present a full concert performance featuring Woody Herman's great band on August 22. Miss Warwick was the top attraction at the last Newport Jazz Festival and has had SRO audiences throughout the world. The second SHOWER OF STARS will feature one of the top groups in the world of young people's music. The IRON BUTTERFLY who presently have two of the top 20 Best Selling albums in the country will be joined by other top recording stars.
To round out this fabulous summer of entertainment, the colorful KING FAMILY will entertain Pittsburgh in a full concert performance on August 30. The whole family including the sisters, the cousins, the kids and Alvino Rey will be on hand for the show.
Each of the performances at the Civic Arena will have a curtain time of 8:30 p.m. Tickets for all the productions are available athe Civic Arena box office and all National Record Marts.