There’s still time to see a summer show! It’s an interesting month for concerts coming through Pittsburgh. From Pink hitting PNC Park to Luke Bryan at Star Lake, here’s a roundup of August shows to check out!

The Beths — August 4th, Mr. Smalls Theatre

The powerful indie rock band is coming off of 2022’s fantastic LP, “Expert in a Dying Field.” The deluxe edition comes out September 15th. The New Zealand four piece is sure to put on a great show – Mr. Smalls is a good venue to showcase their rock energy to a passionately packed crowd. 

Pink — August 5th, PNC Park

The prolific singer/songwriter behind so many amazing hits for the past 20 years will raise her glass for a widely anticipated show. She’s coming off the release of 2023’s, “TrustFall,” and her 21-city North American stadium tour, Summer Carnival, will make a stop at PNC Park.

She’s known for putting on a huge spectacle, as she’s no stranger to theatrics. Expect her to fly through the air, providing a night of pop rock hits and stadium ballads. The night features fantastic opening acts Brandi Carlile, Grouplove, KidCutUp. Never gonna not dance again indeed.

Four Chord Music Festival — August 12th & 13th, Wild Things Park

The 9th annual Four Chord Music Festival has a stacked lineup! Saturday includes headliners Yellowcard, Taking Back Sunday, and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. Sunday’s headliners are The Gaslight Anthem, The Interrupters, and Alkaline Trio. So many great bands. Single day GA tickets are still available for both days!

Guns N’ Roses — August 18th, PNC Park

PNC Park will be a paradise city! The Friday night show features special guests The Pretenders. This global tour has the iconic rock band playing their classic songs. Lead singer Axl Rose has always been a wild card, which makes everything more fun to watch. PNC Park is going to be perfect for those rock anthems.

Luke Bryan — August 19th, The Pavilion at Star Lake

Country megastar and American Idol host, Luke Bryan, brings his Country on Tour to the Pavilion at Star Lake. He recently released his EP, “Southern Gentlemen.” The 36-city tour is sure to be a party. Expect classics from his solid catalog of upbeat songs meant to be played live during a summer show!

Rod Stewart — August 26th, PPG Paints Arena

The legendary artist brings his hits to PPG for a night of rock and roll. In a recent interview with USA Today, the singer spoke about the tour being the last time he’ll be doing his rock classics. “I’m not saying I won’t sing ‘Maggie May’ ever again, but it’ll be the end of the end of tours that I’ve been doing for a million years,” Stewart said.

But there’s still hope to always hear the classic. On Instagram, he said, “I’ll never retire! I was put on this earth to be a singer,” he wrote. “I could never turn my back on the songs that I’ve written and sung over the past six decades. They are like my children.”

Greensburg Music Festival — August 26th, Downtown Greensburg

The Greensburg Music Festival is back! The 5th annual outdoor festival features local music, art, and food. It culminates with a free show at the Palace Theater with Daisy the Great! The duo had a breakthrough hit with their catchy 2021 hit single “Record Player.” It’s going to be a fun Saturday!

Morgan Wallen — August 30th & 31st, PNC Park

Originally scheduled for June 14th and 15th, the biggest country artist right now takes his One Night at a Time world tour to PNC Park. It’s going to be two nights of packed crowds. The tour has been breaking attendance records across the US. Expect a good portion of songs from his latest 36-song LP, “One Thing at a Time.”

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Josh McCann

Josh has been writing for Made in PGH since 2018, where he writes about upcoming events. He’s a Point Park University graduate and teaches high school English. In his free time you’ll find him playing guitar and writing new songs.

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