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Monday, May 9, 2022

From free performances by local singers/songwriters at markets to music festivals and more, here’s your weekly lineup of music happenings around Downtown Pittsburgh.

Week of May 9 – 15

Is your business or venue hosting live music in Downtown? Send us an email to get it added to our weekly calendar!

Car Bazaar

Listen to local favorites at the Forbes & Smithfield Parking Garage (400 Cherry Way) while shopping the open-air market

Saturday, May 14: 

  • See Drag performances at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 p.m.

Market Square Farmers Market

Listen to live music every Thursday while shopping regionally g

Thursday, May 12: Byron Nash from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Backstage Bar at Theater Square

Tuesday, May 10: Tubby Daniels at 5 p.m.

August Wilson Center

Thursday, May 12: Soul Sessions: Avery Sunshine at 8 p.m.

Heinz Hall

Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15: To Marvin, With Love

Stage AE

Listen to live music at Stage AE in the Northshore

Monday, May 9: The Bay Strikes Back Tour with Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel at 6 p.m.
Friday, May 13: Hot Chip at 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 15: EARTHGANG at 6 p.m.


Listen every Friday to local favorites right outside of Market Square

Thursday, May 12: Whiskey Business from 5 – 7 p.m.
Friday, May 13: Alex Talbot from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Hard Rock Cafe

Listen at Hard Rock Cafe in Station Square

Monday, May 9: B!tch-Album Release Show at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11: Smile Empty Soul at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 13: Braddock Brothers/ Lord of the Highway/ Low Life Drifters at 7 p.m.

Con Alma Downtown

Listen at Con Alma Jazz Bar at 613 Penn Avenue

Tuesday, May 10: GH3 Jam Session from 6 – 10 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11: Tribute to Duke Ellington from 6 – 10 p.m.
Thursday, May 12: Kenia from 6 – 10 p.m.
Friday, May 13: Reggie Watkins Quartet from 6 – 8:30 p.m., Roger Romero Quartet from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Saturday, May 14: Tony Martucci Quartet from 6 – 8:30 p.m., Thoth Trio and Friends play Mingus from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Sunday, May 15: Katie Simone from 5 p.m.

Rivers Casino

Listen to live DJs Thursday – Saturday at Martorano’s Prime and the BetRivers Sportsbook DJ Booth from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Thursday, May 12: DJ Rambo, DJ Nin, DJ Cake
Friday, May 13: DJ Rambo, DJ Hypnotyza, Dancing Queen at 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 14: DJ Michael Joseph, TJ the DJ, Velveeta at 9 p.m.

CrossBody Dance + Movement

Listen at the newly opened CrossBody Dance + Movement at 422 Wood Street

Every Thursday: Latin Thursdays with Dj D’Aço
Every Friday: Salsa Fridays with DJ Jeff Shirey

fl.2 at the Fairmont

Listen at DJ Nights at Fl.2 with drink + menu specials, and free parking after 6 p.m.

Every Thursday: 7 – 10 p.m.
Every Saturday: 7 – 10 p.m.

Olive or Twist

Listen Tuesday through Saturday evenings to local Pittsburgh favorites

Tequila Cowboy

Listen to live DJs and Entertainment Weekly at 380 N Shore Dr.

Every Thursday: 11 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Every Friday: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Every Saturday: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Burn by Rocky Patel

Listen to live DJs and Entertainment weekly at 346 North Shore Dr.

Every Saturday: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Penn Society

Listen to live DJs during late nights weekly at the lower level of 960 Penn Avenue.

Every Thursday: 11 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.
Every Friday: 11 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.
Every Saturday: 11 p.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Howl at the Moon

Listen to live DJs and Entertainment weekly at 125 Seventh St

Every Thursday: 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Every Friday: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Every Saturday: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.


Listen to Live DJs weekly at 214 Sixth Street

Every Friday: 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Every Saturday: 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

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