WonderWorks Music Festival to Debut in Pittsburgh Area in May

PITTSBURGH – Elevation Festivals, which produces the Midwest’s largest contemporary rock festivals, will launch one of its “Wonder” branded music events in the Pittsburgh area this coming Memorial Day weekend.

WonderWorks Music Festival will debut May 27-28 at Allegheny County’s Hartwood Acres Park. The lineup will be announced early next year. Hartwood Acres is about an hour from Youngstown, just off the Route 8 exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Tickets are now on sale at earlybird prices, which start at $35 for one day and $59 for a two-day pass. Prices will rise as the date nears. To purchase, click HERE.

Each year, Elevation presents WonderStruck in Cleveland, WonderRoad in Indianapolis and the WonderBus Music & Arts Festival in Columbus. All Wonder festivals are two- or three-day events with 25 to 30 national and regional musical acts.

In May, Elevation staged the one-day Maple House rock festival at Hartwood Acres, featuring Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Black Pumas, Lake Street Dive, Elle King and others.

In July, Elevation’s WonderStruck Festival in Kirtland, Ohio, featured The Lumineers, Vampire Weekend, Michael Franti and more.

Other past Wonder festivals in Ohio and Indiana have featured Lorde, Duran Duran, Kesha, Sheryl Crow, The Head and The Heart, Hozier, Foster the People, O.A.R., Brandi Carlile, Lord Huron, Wilco, Gary Clark Jr., Bastille, Chvrches, Third Eye Blind, Young The Giant, Portugal. The Man, Walk the Moon, The Revivalists, Trombone Shorty and Ben Harper.

Pictured at top: The band AJR performs at a past WonderStruck Festival near Cleveland. Cleveland-based Elevation Festivals, which produces WonderStruck, is launching a new rock festival in Pittsburgh this year.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.