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Monday, August 15, 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 15 – 21

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 17: Josh Sager 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 18: Megan Paullet from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh Opens

Learn more about the happy-hour welcome back series here.

Thursday, August 18: In Bed By Ten from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday Happy Hour Concerts

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

Friday, August 19: Byron Nash & Jacquea Mae from 5 – 7 p.m.

Rock Reggae Relief

Find fresh music and good vibes benefitting a great cause

Saturday, August 20:

  • 12:30 p.m.: DJ Chubbs
  • 1:00 p.m.: Kbong & Johnny Cosmic
  • 2:15 p.m.: The Elovaters
  • 3:30 p.m.: Big Mountain
  • 4:40 p.m.: Maxi Priest
  • 6:05 p.m.: The Movement
  • 7:45 p.m.: The Original Wailers
  • 9:30 p.m.: UB40
  • 11:05 p.m.: Roots of Creation

Stage AE

Listen to live music at Stage AE in the Northshore

Monday, August 15: Dispatch & O.A.R
Tuesday, August 16: Dashboard Confessional & Andrew McMahon
Thursday, August 18: The Kid Laroi
Saturday, August 20: Lauv

Revel

Listen every Friday to local favorites right outside of Market Square

Thursday, August 18: Michael Lindner from 5 – 7 p.m.
Friday, August 19:
Roots of Creation from 8 – 11 p.m.

Highmark Stadium

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center will celebrate the Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival with a Pop-Up concert!

Saturday, August 20: Soulful Femme at 7 p.m.

Hard Rock Cafe

Listen at Hard Rock Cafe in Station Square

Monday, August 15: Nolan Jae Single Release Event at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16: Singer-Songwriter Showcase at 8 p.m.
Friday, August 19: Tommy Prine at 8 p.m.

Con Alma Downtown

Listen at Con Alma Jazz Bar at 613 Penn Avenue

Tuesday, August 16: Barnes/Shanon/Throckmorton from 6 – 10 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17: Paul Cosentino Group from 6 – 10 p.m
Thursday, August 18: Andrew Kirk & Deep Dive from 6 – 10 p.m.
Friday, August 19: Yoko Suzuki Quartet from 6 – 9 p.m., Steve Ippolito and Friends from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturday, August 20: Cliff Barnes Trio from 6 – 9 p.m., Bleil Brothers from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sunday, August 21: New Orleans Brunch: Benny Benack 2 Quartet 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 16: BNY Mellon presents JazzLive: Lynn Speakman Sextet at 5 p.m.
Thursday, August 18: Big Blitz at 5 p.m.
Friday, August 19: Dan Bubien at 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 20: Distelfink at 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 21: Sunflurry 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 18: DJ Rambo, DJ Digital Dave
Friday, August 19: DJ Digital Dave, DJ Michael Joseph, Artistree from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Saturday, August 20: DJ Hypnotyza and TJ the DJ, Nieds Hotel Band from 9 p.m. – 12 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.

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.

täkō

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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