airport music

Airport Amenity of the Week: SFO’s Golden Gate Park ‘activation’

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has an ongoing application celebrating the town’s neighborhoods and cultural events.

The most modern activation shines a mild on the wealthy history of live song performances in Golden Gate Park with a photo essay, stay performances, and a image station in Terminal 3, Boarding Area F.

“From Jimi Hendrix in the Nineteen Sixties to Lizzo in the 2020s; from the Summer of Love to Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Golden Gate Park has long been a Bay Area epicenter of track and way of life,” SFO reminds us.

The new activation, SFO Celebrates: Music in Golden Gate Park will characteristic live music performances on August 26th and September 1st & 2d.

On a stage near the F Food Court, there’s a two-sided backdrop in which vacationers can positioned themselves into the image with the Grateful Dead in the Nineteen Sixties or with Billie Eilish these days.

And there’s a image Exhibition within the F Concourse along the shifting walkway, featuring snap shots of memorable performances in Golden Gate Park that have taken region during the last 60 years.

IAH: 5 Thing We Love About George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Our “5 Things We Love About...” collection celebrating capabilities and amenities at airports across the united states and the sector lands at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

The airport is located about 23 miles north of downtown Houston and is served by more than dozen airlines offering flights to about 185 non-locations.

Keep in thoughts that some of the services we list may be temporarily unavailable because of health concerns. We’re assured they’ll be returned.

If we pass over one of the things you love approximately George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), make sure to go away a notice within the feedback section under.

five Things We Love About George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

1. The artwork at IAH Airport

The Houston Airport System owns one in all the most important collections of public artwork in Texas and a very good amount of that art is on show at IAH Airport.

Travel Light – via The Art Guys
Moonwalking Cow – Silvestri

2. Live track at IAH Airport

The Harmony in the Air performing arts software at IAH gives live live shows in Terminal A, Northside Atrium, and in Terminal D, close to gate D8.

Concerts are scheduled Monday thru Friday and encompass classical, jazz, pop, and International tune. See the IAH website for time table and live performance times.

3. The IAH Yoga studio

IAH has a yoga studio for passengers in Terminal A, close to Gate A3.

4. Shopping at IAH

We’ve picked up a few extraordinary souvenirs within the stores at IAH

five. The Inter-Terminal Train at IAH

All 5 terminals at IAH are connected with the aid of an above-ground automated human beings-mover (the Skyway) and the underground Subway, which dates to 1981 and runs on a circuit that makes a curving and relatively amusing round-experience each 18 mins.

As of September 2020, the subway became present process a few major repairs, so the video beneath can be the nearest you’ll get to this unusual trip for some time.

The Inter-Terminal Train at IAH has a amazing backstory.

In the past due-Seventies a Disney govt who traveled through IAH on a regular foundation have become irritated with the unreliable tram device then working between terminals. Not long after, a Disney-made humans mover opened at IAH.

That’s why Mickey Mouse was available for the subway’s starting day.

Did we pass over one your preferred capabilities or amenities at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)? Be certain to depart a be aware inside the comment phase underneath.

Looking in advance: Will we ever be able to travel again? And, in that case, what will that be like?

Will we ever be able to tour again? And, in that case, what is going to that be like?

No one is aware of for sure, however an thrilling organization of travel specialists is going to talk approximately it on October 7-eight during the net Travel 2021 Summit.

I am at the time table speakme approximately what airlines and airports are doing to make tourists experience secure now and what air travel may be like in the future.

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Early bird pricing ends September 17. 

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One-on-one concerts at Stuttgart Airport

Even although few humans are placing out in airports proper now, airports are nevertheless doing their part to be part of the cultural network.

A best instance: Germany’s Stuttgart Airport (STR).

This week the airport is web hosting numerous one-on-one concerts in an empty terminal.

On May eight and 10 single musicians will perform personal live shows for unmarried listeners who can be every be seated at a safe distance.

The concept takes suggestion from artist Marina Abramović’s performance “The Artist Is Present.” The concept is to provide a non-public musical enjoy notwithstanding the regulations being as a result of the corona pandemic.

Stuttgart Airport is just one of the sites for the one-on-one concert project, that's the advent of the Stuttgart State Opera and the SWR Symphony Orchestra.

To attend one of the live shows in town, potential target market individuals observe for a slot. Then, musicians and fortunate audience contributors are paired randomly.

Ten tickets for the concerts inside the empty terminal are being offered via a contest on the airport’s internet site.

The musicians are performing for free, however donations are accepted.

Great concept, proper?

Fresh arts/leisure at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport

 A fresh program of live neighborhood artwork and enjoyment services – “ArtsWave Presents” – starts offevolved today, March sixteen, at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and keeps on Friday afternoons through May.

Here’s what’s on faucet for the following couple of weeks.  

·         2-3 PM: Friday, March sixteen: Northern Kentucky University Philharmonic

·         2-three PMFriday, March 30: James McCray Choral Ensemble

·        More to return  Fridays: April 6April 20May fourMay 25

CVG, that's currently undergoing a $6 million terminal modernization project, is also displaying a nice series of objects from the Cincinnati Museum Center, consisting of the spacesuit of Neil Armstrong.

And, of route, this is the airport that has miniature therapy horses come go to with tourists.

Music returns to Pittsburgh International Airport


Thursday afternoons are actually a splendid to time to be caught at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Starting these days, the airport brings backs its Thursday afternoon Performing Arts Series, in order to feature neighborhood musicians and “artists of all genres,” for suggests in the Baggage Claim and in other regions of the airport terminal.

The series started out in 2016 with a supply from the Pennsylvania Council at the Arts and last yr featured about 35 artists – pianists, harpists, guitarists, duos, trios, and soloists.

The overall performance schedule for 2017 is published right here, however the 2017 line-up looks like this to date:

three/30/2017            1-four pm  Dan Bubien

4/6/2017              1-4pm   The New Mingle

four/thirteen/2017            2-4pm   JuliAnne Wright

four/20/2017            1-4pm   The Squirrel Hillbillies

four/27/2017            1-4pm   Dan Sty

5/four/2017              1-4pm   Samantha Sears

While  you’re at PIT airport, don’t overlook to search for the artwork , which incorporates work by Andy Warhol from Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum, a massive robotic determine (Arch) via Jackie Ferrara, Toby Fraley’s Robot Repair installation, Alexander Calder’s Pittsburgh mobile and greater.