HU announces Fall Concert Series

Following a successful run of spring and summer shows, Harrisburg University is thrilled to announce its 2019 Fall Concert Series that will bring national recording artists and more to Harrisburg!
The Fall Series kicks off with a Welcome Back Show for students and the community featuring comedian and Saturday Night Live Alum Jay Pharoah at the Forum Auditorium in downtown Harrisburg at 7 p.m. Aug. 28.
Other shows will include performances from Grace Potter, The Struts, JD McPherson and more.

Grace Potter

Below is the list of shows included in the Fall Concert Series:
• Aug. 28 Jay Pharoah The Forum
• Sept. 13 J.S. Ondara XL Live
• Sept. 27 The Struts XL Live
• Oct. 5 JD McPherson XL Live
• Oct. 18 Marc Cohn The Whitaker Center
• Oct. 30 Ami Vitale National Geographic LIVE The Forum
• Nov. 15 Grace Potter The Forum
• Nov. 16 Gabriel Kelly’s Americana Bluegrass Ramble featuring Hog Slop String Band XL Live
• Dec. 7 Gabriel Kelly’s Americana Bluegrass Ramble featuring Gabriel Kelly’s All Stars XL Live
• Dec. 19 Linda Elder Christmas Show Whitaker Center
Launched last year under the direction of HU Director of Live Entertainment and Media Services Frank Schofield, the HU Concert Series has marked the return of world-class national music artists, comedians and more to Harrisburg.

Tickets to all Fall Concert Series shows go on sale July 1. For information, pictures, band merchandise, and the latest show news, visit the HU Concert Series new, revamped website that went live today at this Link. And don’t forget to follow the HU Concert Series on Facebook.

Interested in learning how your artist or agency can work with HU on the Concert Series? Email Frank Schofield at

About Harrisburg University

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