MOON TOWNSHIP — Offering a variety of events for music and entertainment fans in 2020, the UPMC Events Center will have multiple big names coming to campus this year. From live concerts to theatrical productions, here’s the list of what to expect for the rest of this year.
Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest The National Reserve
February 19, 2020 (7:30 p.m.)
The American blues-rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band is making a stop on their 2020 tour at RMU, bringing the blues to the UPMC Events Center. Featuring couple Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, the band is best known for its album Revelator, which won at the title of Best Blues Album at the 2012 Grammy Awards.
Sesame Street Live: C is for Celebration
April 3, 2020 – April 5, 2020
All of the familiar faces from Sesame Street are coming all the way to Robert Morris University to share a fun night with the kids of Moon Township at “Sesame Street Live: C is for Celebration.” An action-packed show full of singing and dancing, its a perfect event for any young fans looking for a fun way to spend time with their favorite characters.
Fire on the Mountain Tour: Charlie Daniels, The Marshall Tucker Band, and Kyle Daniel
April 30, 2020 (7:00 p.m.)
Featuring two of the biggest names in the country-rock genre, the “Fire on the Mountain Tour” will bring a night of American music to the UPMC Events Center. The performances include the legendary Charlie Daniels (“The Devil Went Down to Georgia”), genre pioneers The Marshall Tucker Band (“Fire on the Mountain”) and genre newcomer Kyle Daniel.
Melanie Martinez The K-12 Tour
June 17, 2020 (8:00 p.m.)
Best known for her debut album “Cry Baby,” pop star Melanie Martinez will bring her “K-12” tour to the UPMC Events Center in June of 2020. The concert will benefit the Trevor Project, which supports suicide prevention for youth in the LGBT+ community.
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
June 26, 2020
Country-rock star Jason Isbell will make an appearance at the UPMC Events Center in June of 2020, bringing The 400 Unit for a venue shaking performance. Isbell and The 400 Unit were previously nominated for Album of the Year at the Country Music Awards in 2017.
Kidz Bop World Tour 2020
December 6, 2020 (4:00 p.m.)
Bringing their kid-based covers to RMU, Kidz Bop Live 2020 will be making a stop at the UPMC Events Center during their world tour. While college students may stray away from the concert, the event can be an interesting experience for kids passionate about music or parents who fans of the covers.
NOTE: This list of events is constantly changing, being updated as new appearances are announced and after events are finished on campus. If an event is no longer on this list, it may have already happened or is awaiting up to date details.