SouthSide Works

July 11 – 13
Various times

The season of street fairs, arts festivals and outdoor concerts is in full swing, and this weekend’s SouthSide Works Exposed continues this time-honored summer tradition.

Marking its 10th anniversary, SouthSide Works Exposed animates the mixed-used site along 27th Street for three days packed with programming, including live music on two outdoor stages, an artist marketplace, local food trucks, sidewalk sales, special deals from retailers, drinks, dancing and children’s and family activities.

SouthSide Works Exposed runs July 11th from 5 to 11 p.m., July 12th from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and July 13th from noon to 5 p.m.

Featured headlining bands and performers include Highway 4, No Bad JuJu, Boulevard of the Allies, The Lava Game, Lyndsey Smith & Soul Distribution, Radio Tokyo and Kierra Darshell’s Divas of Drag. Participating food trucks include: Franktuary, BRGR, PGH Pierogi Truck, Bella Christies, Lomito and Pgh Crepes.

One Exposed highlight not to miss is the on-site marketplace featuring 67 local and regional artists. Organized by I Made It! Market, the selection will feature vendors working in a wide range of art and craft mediums. Featured handcrafted items for sale will include clothing, ceramics, jewelry, art prints, bath and body products, photography, wooden toys and more. The artist market is open on July 11th from 5 to 10 p.m., July 12th from noon to 10 p.m. and on July 13th from noon to 5 p.m.

Jennifer BaronArts & Entertainment / Jobs Editor

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade. Musically, she is in a band called The Garment District and is a founding member of Brooklyn's The Ladybug Transistor.