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HU adds rockers Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats to its summer concert lineup

The outdoor concerts keep coming to Riverfront Park, as Harrisburg University today announced a September show by Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats.

According to HU Presents, the “rock and soul” band will play in Harrisburg on Sept. 20.

“We are excited to add a high-energy band like Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats to the HU Presents Summer Concert Series lineup,” said HU President Dr. Eric Darr. “We look forward to welcoming the community to Riverfront Park this summer for great music in a beautiful, outdoor setting.”

HISS Golden Messenger will open the show with their unique blend of rock, blues, folk and indie sounds.

This marks the seventh major outdoor show over the next few months, all part of HU Presents’ “Summer Concert Series.”

Other shows in the series include include Death Cab for Cutie, with special guest, Illuminati Hotties on July 14. Legendary hip-hop collective, The Roots, will perform on July 15, and Icelandic rock band KALEO, with Special Guest White Reaper, will play Aug. 17. Pop-rock band, LANY, with special guest, Surfaces, will perform at Riverfront Park Aug. 19. American indie rockers Lord Huron, with special guest First Aid Kit, will play Riverfront Park Aug. 20. And HU Presents the National at Riverfront Park on Sept. 24.

For the series, the university is partnering with Dauphin County, the City of Harrisburg, Clair Global, PNC Bank, and Troegs Independent Brewing.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats’ tickets will be available to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, May 20 at this Link. For tickets and information about Harrisburg University Presents’ entire lineup of shows, visit

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