Three stages to feature national, regional and local performers
Three stages and 17 scheduled performances mean music and entertainment will be non-stop at the second annual Coal and Coke Heritage Music Festival Sept. 19 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus in Uniontown. Music begins at noon and continues until dusk. The festival features music, ethnic foods, regional arts and crafts, and a free Kiddie Koal Mine children’s area. The Coal and Coke Heritage Center also will be open for tours and special activities.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Michelle Branch is the festival’s headliner. Other national and regional performers include The Fabulous Hubcaps, Harold Betters, NewLanders, the Augsburg German Band, SNAP!, Bobby Reed & Jerry Onesi Trio, and Stereotype. Local music and dance ensembles scheduled to perform include Sean Harris, Eric Craggette, Spring Valley School Choir, Mt, Moriah Choir, Zach Ellsworth Band, Houck Dance Studio, Larraine Susa Dance Unlimited, Kharizma Dance Company and Koza & Co. Dance Studio.
Tickets for the September 19 Coal and Coke Heritage Festival can be purchased at all Centra Bank locations, at the State Theater in Uniontown, at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, and by phone at 724-430-4101. Advance tickets cost $10. Tickets at the gate will be $15. Children age 4 and younger get in free.
The Coal and Coke Heritage Music Festival debuted last year designed to celebrate the unique heritage of southwestern Pennsylvania’s coal and coke history and heritage. Penn State Fayette is located on Route 119 between Uniontown and Connellsville, Pa.