Katz Plaza in the Cultural District
Relax and enjoy smooth jazz music played year-round at The Cabaret at Theater Square, Backstage Bar and Agnes R. Katz Plaza. Open to the public, this popular Pittsburgh Cultural Trust music series showcases some of the region's finest jazz musicians.
Allegheny Elks Club, 400 Cedar Ave., North Side, PA 15212
You'll receive a friendly welcome from the loyal crowd that gathers to sing along during the club's polished practice sessions, which typically include 40 or more banjo players with a little brass backing from a tuba and horns. The mood is lively, the beer is cheap and the entry at the door is free (just ring the buzzer).
2425 Liberty Ave., in the Strip District
Tune your ears to lunchtime concerts on the second Saturday of the month, September through April, from Noon to 1pm. Bring a lunch to the free concerts or buy food on site. No reservations required.
WYEP Community Broadcast Center, 67 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Enjoy great local live music with 91.3 FM for this free monthly happy hour, which is offered on a first-come, first-served basis on the third Thursday of the month. Doors open at 6:30pm and the performance starts at 7pm.