Organizers at SPIRIT are proud to announce the Fourth Annual Summer Recess Festival: DATE: Saturday, August 24, 2019 TIME: 12P-2A LOCATIONS: Spirit Garden, Patio, Parking Lot, Hall, Lodge ADDRESS: 242 51st Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201
Music Lovers and Foodies of all ages… Spirit’s Summer Recess is all-day and all-night music and food festival to showcase Pittsburgh’s finest music and some of Pittsburgh’s best food while promoting the Lawrenceville community and furthering Spirit’s role within the Pittsburgh arts scene. Summer Recess is Spirit’s biggest and best party of the year, drawing a large and diverse crowd throughout the day and night, wrangling national and local bands to play both inside and outside amongst a variety of amazing local food vendors, freshly sprouted veggies, and summertime glory.
Now in its fourth year and growing, in 2019 Spirit expects to host over 3,000 attendees to see live music performed from five stages, to eat food, shop, and mingle with 15 local vendors, and to interact with and support countless artists within the community. Daytime activities include two outdoor stages in the Spirit Community Garden and on 51st Street in front of Spirit, a DJ booth and dance area on Spirit’s patio, four outside bars, local food vendors, local craft and art vendors throughout the property, live mural painting, screen printing, and record swaps. This portion of the event is open to people of all ages, free for admission, and will run from noon until 9pm Nighttime sees the festivities shift indoors to two levels of live stage performances with food available from Spirit’s ingredient-driven kitchen and a full bar on both floors. From 9pm until 2am, admission will be $7 and for guests ages 21 and over.
Musical performances this year will include Astrology Now, Benji., BjORDAN and Friends, The Burnrides, Bouquets, Century III, Dan Koshute, Douglas the Iron Lung, edhochuli, Future Punx, Giggly Boys, Jack Swing, Jellyfish + guests, Jordan Montgomery, Lady Beast, Las Hormiguitas, late., Mrs.Paintbrush, and Super Yamba Band. The Make Sure You Have Fun
Dance Tent will feature RB, DJ Bamboo, DJ FEMI, Arie Cole, and TJ Groover.
Food vendors will include Round Corner Cantina, Caffè d’Amore, Leona’s Ice Cream, Bitter Friendship, Brassero Grill, Chef Bae, S&D Polish Deli, and Spirit.
Other vendors and activities include Commonwealth Press t-shirt giveaway, Horsethief, Lizzie Solomon, Maxx T (PRF/Attic Records), Three Pigs Vintage, Workshop DIY School, and Mello and Sons. Spirit Walls live mural painting with Danny Devine, Wavy Wednesday, Meg Shalonis, Shane Pilster, Aaron Regal, and Bowen Schmitt, curated by Brian Gonnella
Spirit’s Fourth Annual Summer Recess Outdoor Food and Music Festival has been made possible with support from Straub Beer, Lunazul Tequila, Deep Eddy Vodka, Green Mountain Energy, Port Authority, WRCT and Artist & Craftsman Supply.