The Stapletons Album Release9/17/2017 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 AM Arsenal Park
On September 17th, 1862, the Allegheny Arsenal exploded into flames. On September 17th, 2017, The Stapletons will release their debut album, Ballads and Battles, with a live concert in Arsenal Park. This album release concert takes place in front of the historic powderhouse in Arsenal Park, and will be opened by local indie-folk stars Arlo Aldo. The Stapletons will perform the songs featured on their debut album, including the Ballad of the Arsenal Girls, which tells the story of the 78 Arsenal Girls who died in the fiery explosion at the Arsenal, 155 years ago. The concert will be a family friendly, community event. Food trucks will begin vending at 5:30 pm. Audience members are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and plan for a picnic at the park. Live music begins at 6 pm. Admission is free. Albums will be available for purchase.