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Watch Peter Frampton & Chicago in a Backyard Concert

They'll entertain the "biggest backyard bash" in Pittsburgh. No celebrity status needed to attend -- but you might meet some!


You might have done a double take when you read the headline, but it's true.

Internationally known recording artist Peter Frampton and the multi-platinum band Chicago will indeed be performing in someone's backyard outside of Pittsburgh on Friday August 9.

OK, this isn't just any concert, and it's not just any back yard. It's the 5th Annual Celebrity Care Fest, hosted by the HM3 Partners Independence Fund . It brings together top local and national celebrities to party on the 10-acre grounds of a home in Pittsburgh's Gibsonia suburb, entertained by star performers. Last year Earth Wind & Fire and Grand Funk Railroad performed. Check it out:

Here's the best part: you don't have to be a celebrity to attend . Anyone can buy a ticket, which being honest here, are priced to raise money for HM3's selected charities. Click here to purchase tickets or to find out how sponsor the event .

"It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that attendees and sponsors won't find anywhere else," says HM3 Partners Independence Fund, Inc. board member Michael Young

This year the fundraiser is supporting children's charities including:

Can you spot Bill Cowher and Jerome Bettis in last year's celebrity crowd? They'll be there this year too!

Celebrities you might bump elbows with include Pittsburgh Steelers' Bill Cowher, Jerome Bettis, Will Allen, and Merril Hoge, Pittsburgh Penguins' David Morehouse, Colby Armstrong, and Phil Bourque, WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry, TV and film star Joe Manganiello and many local radio and television celebs. Your ticket includes a catered strolling dinner, fireworks and laser show.

( Images and Video Courtesy HM3 Independence Fund )

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