Michael Feinstein Trio to Perform in MCG Jazz Concert Series

Five-time Grammy nominee replaces Bobby McFerrin

Michael Feinstein will perform in MCG Jazz's 30th Anniversary Concert Series in Pittsburgh

MCG Jazz has announced that vocalist and pianist Michael Feinstein and his trio will perform four shows, two per night, at MCG Jazz’s 30th Anniversary Concert Series in Pittsburgh Sept. 23-24.

Founder of the Great American Songbook Foundation, Feinstein’s career has included Grammy-nominated recordings, Emmy-nominated PBS-TV specials, his acclaimed NPR series, concerts held around the world and extensive work educating the public on America’s most important composers and lyricists. “I am thrilled to be with you to celebrate the 30th anniversary of MCG Jazz. I look forward to a special weekend in Pittsburgh,” Feinstein said in a press release.

The series, which runs through April 21 at the MCG concert hall on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, previously had Bobby McFerrin scheduled as the headliner in September, but he had to postpone his tour, promising to return as soon as possible.

“Bobby McFerrin is taking a much-needed sabbatical for the remainder of 2016, undergoing a course of treatment for Lyme disease and resting his voice. He was truly looking forward to celebrating the 30th anniversary of MCG Jazz, and sends his congratulations to all involved in bringing so much music and joy to the Pittsburgh community,” Bobby McFerrin Management stated in a press release.

Single tickets will go on sale Aug. 1. Choose-your-own concert subscription packages of four or more shows are available now. For more information and to view the series schedule, visit www.mcgjazz.org or call the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild Jazz Box Office at 412-322-0800.