Scott Tady: Picklesburgh is a big dill for local bands; Sewickley gets world premiere – The Times | Start Classified

Some Beaver County bands will be performing near the big pickle at next weekend’s Picklesburgh.

Mean Blue Planets will entertain with their soul funk sound at noon on July 16 at the North Shore end of the Rachel Carson (Ninth Street) Bridge in Pittsburgh.

At noon on July 17, Aliquippa’s own Dan Bubien and The Delta Struts bring their soulful blues rock to the festival’s EZ Pass Stage at the end of the 10th Street Bypass downtown

Picklesburgh, the Picklesburgh celebration hailed by USA Today as the nation’s best food festival, expanded to multiple stages this year, allowing live music fans to enjoy some of the area’s most sought-after musicians like nationally touring guitar singer Elias Khouri (1:30 p.m 15th of July); Miss Freddye’s Blues Band (6pm, July 15); Neo-soul wizards Sierra Sellers (3pm, July 16) and face-melting rockers Nash.V.III (7:30pm, July 16).

More:Picklesburgh was voted the #1 Specialty Food Festival

From the Polkamaniacs (July 16) to pop-country star Justin Fabus (2:30 p.m. July 17), there’s something for everyone to hear while sipping on cucumber-flavored cocktails, snacking on cucumber-flavored munchies and taking in the photo op makes giant Heinz pickle picked up from the bridge.

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