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Tuesday, August 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 August 9 – 14

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

Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts

Hear live music in Market Square while enjoying lunch from the surrounding restaurants.

Wednesday, August 10: Max Schang and Jane Gregg 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 11: Joel Lindsey from 11:30 – 1 p.m.

Friday Happy Hour Concerts

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

Friday, August 12: Elyse and Ryan from 5 – 7 p.m.

Saturday Night Market

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

Saturday, August 13: MCG Jazz and Con Alma Present Andrew Kirk and Deep Dive

Stage AE

Listen to live music at Stage AE in the Northshore

Tuesday, August 9: A Day to Remember


Listen to live music every Friday as a part of Revel LIVE

Thursday, August 11: Jacian Blaze from 5 – 7 p.m.
Friday, August 12: Sloane Simon from 7 – 10 p.m.

Hard Rock Cafe

Listen to local and touring artists weekly

Saturday, August 13: Metallica Pre-Concert Party from 8 – 11 p.m.

Con Alma Downtown

Listen to live jazz at Con Alma Jazz Bar at 613 Penn Avenue

Tuesday, August 9: Jose Gobbo Trio plus Olivia Van Goor from 6 – 10 p.m.
Wednesday, August 10: Eli Naragon Quartet from 6 – 10 p.m.
Thursday, August 11: Elyse & Ryan Quartet from 6 – 10 p.m.
Friday, August 12: Craig Davis from 6 – 9 p.m., Rick DiMuzio Quartet from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturday, August 13: Cliff Barnes Trio from 6 – 9 p.m., Reggie Watkins Quartet from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sunday, July 31: Benny Benack 2 Quartet from 12 to 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 9: BNY Mellon Presents “JazzLive”: Kevin Howard from 5 – 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 11: Abbots Cross from 5 – 7 p.m.
Friday, August 12: Carolina Loyola-Garcia from 5-7 p.m.
Saturday, August 13: Ys1 Yusef Shelton Da First from 5 – 7 p.m., Aria 412 from 7 – 9 p.m.
Sunday, August 14: DNAPPS from 12 – 2 p.m., Ferdinand the Bull from 2 – 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, August 11: DJ Digital Dave, DJ Cake
Friday, August 12: TJ the DJ, DJ Nin
Saturday, August 13: DJ Cake, DJ Nin, No Bad Juju 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.

Rivers Club

Listen to Jazz every weekly at the Rivers Club

Every Wednesday: 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 to live music at Stage AE in the Northshore

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: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 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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