Planning on spending your summer in the ‘Burgh listening to the same Spotify playlist on repeat? Change up your routine and check out a music festival near you!


Three Rivers Arts Festival (June 2-12): This festival is a collection of art vendors and FREE musical performances at Point State Park. These acts include Rebirth Bass Band, Hippo Campus, Las Cafeteras, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and much, much more. Look at the full lineup here.

WYEP Summer Music Festival (June 28): WYEP’s festival will be at Schenley Plaza and will include a craft marketplace, games and activities, and a free concert! Musicians are Anders Osborne, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Jesse Dee, and Neighbours.

Final Fridays (July 26, August 30, September 27): Final Fridays are additional WYEP events held at Schenley Plaza. These free concerts will encompass the music of Brett Dennen & Band, Wake Owl, Bobby Long & Band, Diego Garcia, and The Harlan Twins. Find more info about WYEP’s music events here.

Feed More Festival (July 17): Previously named the “Blues Festival”, the Feed More Festival is at Stage AE and will now include mostly indie-rock artists. The full lineup has not been released yet. However, the festival is for a good cause– all funds raised from ticket purchases will go to the Food Bank. Learn more here.

Thrival Festival (September 23-24): Carrie Furnace in Rankin, PA will be the place for those who love the Chainsmokers, CHVRCHES, Thievery Corporation, Rubblebucket, Daya, Donora, The Beauty Slap, and Brooke Annibale. Info can be found here.