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What Walnut Street in Shadyside will be shut down for a night of music, fun, food and drinks. Byron Nash & Plan B and Bon Journey will provide the soundtrack for the evening. Jam on Walnut benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Where Shadyside at 5442 Walnut Street (Shadyside)
When June 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
What For the past two decades, the WYEP Summer Music Festival has been a harbinger of summer in Pittsburgh. Bring a lawn chair and some snacks, and enjoy an evening of music (hopefully the sun will show up, too).
Where Schenley Plaza at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When June 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm to 10:15 pm
How much Free
What Station Square's 2017 Summer Jam concert series kicks off with a performance by Pittsburgh's own Rusted Root. No outside booze or beverages allowed, but nearby restaurants will sell beer outdoors.
Where Station Square at 125 W. Station Square Drive (South Shore)
When June 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm
How much Free
What The Make Music Pittsburgh Summer Solstice Extravaganza will feature music genres ranging from country rock ‘n’ roll to hip-hop to solo blues punk and even some ukulele tunes. The event will also feature live art and drawing. Plus, it’s at Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, so … pierogies.
Where Bloomfield Bridge Tavern at 4412 Liberty Ave. (Bloomfield)
When June 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
How much Free
What The Brass Roots, East Liberty Presbyterian Church's brass ensemble in residence, and organist Dr. Edward Alan Moore will play a free concert with a space theme. Hear selections from Richard Strauss' "Also Sprach Zarathustra," as well as pieces from "Star Trek," "Star Wars" and "Superman." Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra trombonist James Nova will serve as guest conductor.
Where East Liberty Presbyterian Church at 116 South Highland Ave. (East Liberty)
When May 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm
How much Free
What It's the start of a three-day festival with 15 local bands between Friday and Saturday and a vintage market on Sunday. Go for music, art, yoga and more.
Where The Abbey on Butler Street at 4635 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When May 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm to May 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm
How much Free
What "A Gathering of Sons" is a jazz opera set in the aftermath of the death of a black man at the hands of a white police officer. Hear pieces from the new opera and listen to the people involved talk about the creative process. There will also be panelists, including Brandi Fisher from the Alliance for Police Accountability.
Where Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council at 810 Penn Ave. (Downtown)
When May 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm
How much Free
What Pittsburgh Opera's "The Summer King" begins April 29, but you can get a sneak peek and learn more about the new production for free. Daniel Sonenberg, who composed the opera about Negro league player Josh Gibson, will be there as will singers from the production.
Where Carnegie Library of Homestead at 510 E 10th Ave. (Munhall)
When April 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
How much Free
What James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy is bringing back weekly live jazz on Wednesdays. Come hear the music as you enjoy dinner. First up are Pittsburgh musicians Tania Grubs and Mark Lucas.
Where James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy at 422 Foreland St. (Deutschtown)
When March 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
How much Free, but reservations are recommended
What In "A Love Supreme," classical singer Anqwenique Wingfield celebrates the music of black women composers including Dorothy Rudd Moore. The performance will also feature original pieces by Wingfield and visual art by Julie Mallis.
Where New Hazlett Theater at 6 Allegheny Square East (North Side)
When February 16, 2017 at 8:00 pm
How much $25
What Can't decide between watching "Little Shop of Horrors" and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show?" Hambones Theater Company won't make you decide with its one-night concert performance of "Little Shop of Rocky Horror." $15 for a single ticket, $60 for two plus dinner. Performances at 8 p.m. and midnight.
Where Hambone's at 4207 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When February 10, 2017 at 8:00 pm to February 11, 2017 at 2:00 am
How much $15-$60
What Pittsburgh Opera invites you to bring a lunch to a free performance at noon. "The program includes romantic favorites from Mozart's 'Così fan tutte' and 'Don Giovanni'; Bizet's 'Carmen'; J. Strauss's 'Die Fledermaus'; and more," per an event page. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Where Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters at 2425 Liberty Ave. (Strip District)
When February 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
How much Free