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Tuesday, August 2, 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 August 1 – 7

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

Wednesday Lunchtime Concert

Enjoy a music-filled Market Square during the lunch hour every Wednesday!

Wednesday, August 3: Ariel Cameroe from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Market Square Farmers Market

Listen to live music every Thursday while shopping regionally grown produce

Thursday, August 2: Downtown, Overhead from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Friday Happy Hour Concerts

Get your weekend started with music in Market Square during happy hour!

Friday, August 5: Sierra Sellers from 5 – 7 p.m.

Saturday Night Market

Shop from local artists and makers during a pop-up market in Market Square

Saturday, August 6: DJ Matt Buchholz

Stage AE

Listen to live music at Stage AE in the Northshore

Friday, August 5: Charli XCX
Sunday, August 7: Collective Soul and Switchfoot


Listen every Friday to local favorites right outside of Market Square

Thursday, August 4: The Clintones with Nick and Dan from 5 – 7 p.m.
Friday, August 5:
Juan Vasquez from 7 – 10 p.m.

Hard Rock Cafe

Listen at Hard Rock Cafe in Station Square

Tuesday, August 2: Kingdom Collapse at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 5: The Rock & Boogie Concert at 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 6: American Idiots- The Ultimate Green Day Experience at 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 7: Jazz Brunch featuring Sting & The Police at 11 a.m.

Con Alma Downtown

Listen at Con Alma Jazz Bar at 613 Penn Avenue

Tuesday, August 2: Don Aliquo Jr & Mike Jenner Group from 6 – 10 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3: Tony Campbell Group feat Noriko Kamo from 6 – 10 p.m
Thursday, August 4: Anton DeFade Quintet from 6 – 10 p.m.
Friday, August 5: Max Leake Trio from 6 – 9 p.m., Carl King Quintet from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturday, August 6: Benny Benack II Quartet from 6 – 9 p.m., Norside Trio from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sunday, August 7: Dean Alston New Orleans Group from 12 – 3 p.m., GH3 Jam Session from 5 – 8 p.m.

Backyard Performances

Enjoy live music at the Backyard, a new summer arts park at 8th and Penn Ave. View the full lineup here.

Tuesday, August 2: BNY Mellon presents JazzLive: Kenny Blake at 5 p.m.
Thursday, August 4: Tiger Maple String Band at 5 p.m.
Friday, August 5: Daryl Shawn at 5 p.m., The KOSMIX Band at 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 6: Paul Macedonia at 5 p.m., The Squirrel Hillbillies at 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 7: Dan Bubien at 12 p.m., School of Rock at 2 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, August 4: DJ Cake
Friday, August 5: DJ Hypnotyza, TJ the DJ, and DJ Rambo, One Up Band from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Saturday, August 6: DJ Cake and DJ Jan Jursa, The Bill Henry Band at 7 p.m., Franchise Band at 9 p.m.

Steel Garden

Hear NASH.V.ILL and enjoy happy hour specials along with exclusive drink discounts from Brew Gentlemen for EDGE Card holders.

Every Thursday: 5:30 – 7:30 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 from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

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.

Steel Garden

Hear NASH.V.ILL and enjoy happy hour specials along with exclusive drink discounts from Brew Gentlemen for EDGE Card holders.

Every Thursday: 5:30 – 7:30 p.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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