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Outdoor rodeo event scheduled at Live! Casino in Hempfield

A Westmoreland Mall parking lot will be transformed into an outdoor rodeo venue this summer under the name Live! Casino Pittsburgh hosts its first Pro “Bulls & Barrels” rodeo and concert.

The event, scheduled for June 4-5, will feature professionals in bull riding, barrel racing, rope tricks, rodeo clowns and more. It will kick off summer events at the Hempfield facility.

“We are thrilled to announce our outdoor summer series and kick things off with our rodeo and concert weekend on June 4th and 5th,” Sean Sullivan, General Manager of Live! Casino, said in a press release. “The summertime series will be a fun time for all ages. Dust off your favorite pair of cowboy boots and join us.

Rodeo performances will take place between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on the Saturday and Sunday of the event. A concert will take place on Saturday evening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The interpreter will be announced later. Food trucks will also be on site in the casino parking lot near the former Sears space in the mall.

Tickets can be purchased on the casino’s website, General admission is $25 per person or $12.50 for children under 12. VIP tickets are $50 each.

Several other events will take place at the casino this summer.

On July 16, the casino will host its second Summerfest event. Last year’s event featured craft beer, wine and seltzer vendors, food trucks, musical performances, games and more.

Officials will also hold their first drive-in cruise, festival and fundraiser on August 14. Further details of this event have yet to be released.

Megan Tomasic is editor of Tribune-Review. You can contact Megan at 724-850-1203, or via Twitter .