Pittsburgh's Can't Miss Concerts in February

This month's lineup includes Valerie June, Greensky Bluegrass and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky and Gershwin.

PHOTO Courtesy Felix Broede


Feb. 10-12/ Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present Tchaikovsky’s “Suite from The Sleeping Beauty,” the lively score to the classic fairy tale about destiny and true love. (Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Cultural District; 412/392.4900, pittsburghsymphony.org)

PHOTO Courtesy Danny Clinch


Feb. 11/ The Warhol Sound Series prides itself on its eclectic offerings, and Valerie June is no exception. June describes her style as “organic moonshine roots music,” a blend of country, blues, gospel and folk-pop, infused with her Tennessee roots and studded with surprising sonic delights, such as a dash of ukulele or an unexpected funk riff. These elements, along with her unique voice, elevate June beyond genre to a sound completely her own. (Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland; 412/237.8300, warhol.org)

Feb. 25/ Consider emerging from your winter hibernation this month and letting Khruangbin steward you towards sunnier emotional climes. The trio from Texas specializes in a warming mix of surf rock and Thai funk, guaranteed to give a slight reprieve from your seasonal sadness. (Rex Theater, 1602 East Carson St., South Side; 412/381.6811, rextheater.com)

G. Love and the Special Sauce — Mr. Smalls, mrsmalls.com Feb. 2
Keller Williams and Leo Kottke — Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall, librarymusichall.com Feb. 3
Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles — Club Cafe, clubcafelive.com Feb. 6

PHOTO Courtesy Greenskybluegrass.com


Greensky Bluegrass — Rex Theater, rextheater.com Feb. 7-8
Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys — Club Cafe, clubcafelive.com Feb. 9
Hamilton Leithauser — Mr. Smalls, mrsmalls.com Feb. 10
Alba Flamenca — Pittsburgh Winery, pittsburghwinery.com Feb. 12
Safetysuit — Stage AE, promowestlive.com Feb. 15
Anqwenique Juli Mallis’s A Love Supreme — New Hazlett Theater, newhazletttheater.com Feb. 16
Mutlu — Pittsburgh Winery, pittsburghwinery.com Feb. 17
Hypercube — The Warhol, warhol.org Feb. 18
Leopold and His Fiction — Brillobox, brilloboxpgh.com Feb. 21

photo Courtesy Youtube.com


Gregory Porter — August Wilson Center, trustarts.org Feb. 22
Rhapsody in Blue — Heinz Hall, pittsburghsymphony.org Feb. 24-26
Lake Street Dive — Mr. Smalls, mrsmalls.com Feb. 24
Bone Thugz-N-Harmony — Mr. Smalls, mrsmalls.com Feb. 26

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