Free Concerts

Bring your own seat for concerts at Canal Basin.
In case of inclement weather concerts will be held at Hollidaysburg Area Junior High Auditorium on Hart Street.

ROSIE And The JAMMERS

March 28, 2019 6:00 PM

US Hotel Tavern - Hollidaysburg, PA

Rosie and The Jammers bring high energy and a tireless dedication to preserving our ethnic music heritage along with playing music ranging from the big band era and timeless favorites such as country, soft rock, ballads and fun songs. In addition to playing to a wide local audience, we have also entertained as far away as at a resort in the Catskills and even on a Carnival Cruise Ship to the Caribbean. Rosie and The Jammers have played for a number of benefits to raise money for various causes throughout the community.

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Music In The Burg | Mama Corn

June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA

Mama Corn is one of the Keystone state’s hottest bluegrass bands today. Since their 2007 inception, this auspicious quartet has become a mainstay on the regional bluegrass festival circuit. Featuring multi talented singer-songwriters; utilizing guitar, banjo, dobro, harmonica, mandolin, upright bass and remarkable vocal harmonies, the spirit of traditional roots music is echoed in their palate. Mama Corn’s dynamic sound and fun loving stage presence has endeared them to fans and festival goers alike. Their music has been met with exceptional reviews from such respected industry outlets as Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine, Bluegrass Preservation Society, and The Pennsylvania Musician Magazine. Mama Corn has also been fortunate to perform at some of the most prestigious venues in the country such as, The Historic Wheeling Jamboree, Grey Fox bluegrass festival and The Rochester International Jazz Festival, to name just a few.

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Music in The Burg | Altoona Brass Collective

July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA

Altoona Brass Collective was formed in 2017 by musicians in the Central Pennsylvania area sharing a love of brass instruments, quality music, and live performance. All of ABC's repertoire is written "in house" especially for the ensemble. Members of the group have strong local ties: Music schools represented include those of Clarion University, Duquesne University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University, and Slippery Rock University. These musicians are school administrators, music educators, freelance performers, studio teachers, instrument technicians, and businessmen with a common goal: To bring high-quality live music to the Central Pennsylvania Area!

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Music in The Burg | Altoona Symphony Orchestra

August 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Canal Basin Park - Hollidaysburg, PA

Founded in 1928, the Gerhart String Ensemble has grown over the years to become a full orchestra. Once relying on community volunteers, even donating their own money to purchase music, the Symphony now employs over 75 professional musicians. The mission of the Altoona Symphony has always been to provide high-quality music to the residents of Central Pennsylvania. To this end, the Symphony has gained recognition for its musical diversity by performing both classical and popular works featuring talented local artists and nationally acclaimed musicians.

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