Yinz residents in search of expertise for a digital live performance for the advantage of 412 Meals Rescue

After great success in fundraising last year, the virtual concert will return in September.

AAre you a Pittsburgh musician looking for performance opportunities? Or a citizen who just wants to contribute to the good of the local community?

The second year Yinz Citizen concert is looking for local bands, singer-songwriters, hip-hop artists, and other notable Yinzers for a virtual music fundraiser on September 16. All proceeds go to local non-profit organizations 412 Food Rescue.

Artists already confirmed include the Derek Woods Band, the Swiss Army and INEZ. Any local musician interested in a performance can apply with it Talent registration form. Pittsburghers have the option of submitting just a song and message or a personal message.

Last November, the Yinz Citizen concert raised more than $ 50,000 for 412 Food Rescue, helping to combat local food waste and hunger. Tickets are free, but donations are accepted.

“Our first Yinz Citizen concert was viewed 8,600 times in a week and 4,300 people came to see us live,” said Sara Swaney, Director of Advancement at 412 Food Rescue.

Questions about the event can be emailed to Gina Vensel, owner of Easy Street Promotions, at gina@easystreetpgh.com.

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