Nightlife in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Up to 50% Off Bee Gees Tribute

Stayin' Alive: One Night of the Bee Gees with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Heinz Hall

$45 $23

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Bee Gees tribute joins with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for a night of disco tunes such as "Jive Talkin'" and "Stayin' Alive"

Maxwell – Up to 40% Off Neo-Soul Concert

Maxwell

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts

$58.75 $35

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Grammy-winning neo-soul legend continues to build on his triumphant 2010 return with heartfelt odes to love and loss

Up to 60% Off Led Zeppelin or Rush Tribute

Zepparella or Unwise Urge - A Tribute to Rush

Multiple Locations

$25.31 $10

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The all-female force of Zepparella re-creates the hits of Led Zeppelin; Unwise Urge performs a spot-on tribute to the prog-rock of Rush

Up to 42% Off Chamber Music Concert

David Cutler with Project Piñata: "Swinging with a Blindfold"

Kelly Strayhorn Theater

$25 $15

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Jazz trio draws influences from everything from tango to Radiohead in innovative takes on musical standards

Rod Stewart & Santana – Up to 58% Off Concert

Rod Stewart & Santana: The Voice, The Guitar, The Songs Tour

CONSOL Energy Center

$71 $30

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Rod Stewart's iconic voice meets the guitar genius of Carlos Santana in a legendary collaboration of rock 'n' roll titans

"Walking With Dinosaurs" – Up to 46% Off

"Walking with Dinosaurs"

CONSOL Energy Center

$33.10 $18

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See realistic, life-sized dinosaurs roam the stage in a heart-pumping, educational spectacle for ages 3+

50% Off at Blue Line Grille

Blue Line Grille

Downtown

$40 $20

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Sports bar offers upscale cuisine such as mahi-mahi cakes, Cajun burgers with blue cheese, fish tacos, and wings in eight types of sauces

OVERWERK – Up to 46% Off EDM Concert

OVERWERK

Static

$13.91 $8

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Canadian EDM producer behind the chart-topping Conquer EP treats fans to bass-dropping cinematic electro on his first US tour

"The Devil's Arithmetic" — Up to 40% Off Children's Theater

"The Devil's Arithmetic"

New Hazlett Theater

$25 $15

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A modern teen finds herself transported into the midst of the Holocaust in a new drama based on the acclaimed novel

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At Bossa Nova, it’s okay to begin a meal with cupcakes. In the baked chicken cupcakes—one of many tapas plates on the menu—mashed potatoes are substituted for frosting, and there’s a garnish of sautéed zucchini. Such innovative recipes are mixed in with a number of classic ones; you can also try fried calamari, spicy tuna tartar wrapped in cucumber, and a bacon, brie, and potato sandwich. These dishes are centered on a communal dining experience, which encourages you to try whatever tapas plate your friend is eating without first pretending to have somehow misplaced your own. In addition to tapas, the kitchen serves up larger entrees such as Spanish chorizo and beef filet.

The restaurant's space is just as eclectic as the cuisine, with a circular bar covered in mosaic tiles acting as the centerpiece. Stop here to order wine and cocktails, and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, guests head to the dance floor during DJ sets. Chandeliers and vibrant artwork surround the tables spread throughout the dining room, and there are nooks embedded into the walls if you want a more intimate setting.

123 7th St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Opening on weekdays at 4:01 p.m. and Saturdays at 11:31 a.m., Shiloh Grill reminds visitors that patience will be rewarded. The restaurant’s most popular offering, the Thanksgiving in Blawnox, consists of half a pound of ground turkey topped with dried cranberries and sage stuffing mixed in and rosemary aioli on top—a year-round reminder of autumn that balances out the ever-rotating seasonal menus and selection of craft brews. Several events also run throughout the week.

123 Shiloh St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

The cooks at Harris Grill populate their menu with American classics. They've got a bacon cheeseburger by the name of The Burghermeister Meister Burgher, a dish of marinated chicken skewers dubbed Britney Spears, and a grilled pork dish called Prime Pork Flatiron. To complement seasonal entrees and keep patrons on their toes, the selection of draft beer rotates often.

5747 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

The culinary craftsmen at Dukes Station II tame appetites with a menu of classic American fare. Populate mouth-caves with a crispy basket of shrimp ($4.95) or a helping of jalapeño poppers ($4.95) for a hotter beginning than a phoenix’s 21st rebirthday. A lineup of more than 30 phalange-fillers includes the cheeseburger ($5.95); a half-rack of ribs ($12.95) meets the Constitution-mandated requirement to pronounce something as “finger-licking good” in order to be able to vote. Landlubbing entrees such as spaghetti and meatballs ($7.25) alternate with seafaring treats such as luscious crab cakes ($9.95), and individually sized pizzas come festooned in traditional cheese toppings ($3.95) or with a zesty taco flair ($4.50). Miniature masticators can indulge in kids’ menu items or steal peppermints from a neighbor’s pocket.

852 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Buckhead Saloon's mounted buckhead keeps a watchful eye over bar-goers as they ingest American cuisine favorites and share pitchers of Yuengling. The ample, lively establishment houses a variety of seating areas, from its ski-lodge-style lounge area to its spacious, stool-lined bar. Let the congenial staff shake you up a martini as you shake tailfeathers with friends and fellow avian strangers on the dance floor, or grab a table on one of Buckhead’s local entertainment nights and scan the menu for the hand-breaded and deep-fried potato and cheddar perogies ($7.95). Indecisive eaters can sample the Jekyll and Hyde sandwich, an edible novella bound with one half buffalo chicken, one half barbecue roast beef, and one half misanthrope ($8.95). Buckhead Saloon rests just across the river from Heinz Field and PNC Park, allowing quick bites before or after the game.

225 West Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Krista’s Cantina’s menu turns hunger upside down with sauce-slathered wings and amply stuffed hoagies, all whipped up amid a jovial bar vibe. Mirrors vaunting beer insignias steam up as golden fried provolone sticks ($3) and zucchini sticks ($3.75) roll up to tables with zesty sidecars filled with marinara, and a dozen crispy wings ($7.75) can paint a diner's plate in one of more than 20 flavors, ranging from hot barbecue to buttery garlic. The meatball hoagie ($4.50) coats palates with bubbling provolone and marinara and comes with chips and a pickle to help patrons to meet their daily crunch requirements. Burgers range from basic ($2.75) to fancy varieties such as the all-American ($4.50), which, like a pop star about to sing the national anthem, is spoon-fed bacon, fried onions & american cheese.

2650 California Ave
Pittsburgh,
PA
US