Pittsburgh's Can’t Miss Concerts in July

This month's lineup includes Guided by Voices, the Feed More Festival, Kenny Chesney and Guns N' Roses.




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July 6/ When you think of “rustbelt rock,” Guided by Voices should be one of the first bands that comes to mind. The Dayton, Ohio indie rock group has one remaining original member, Robert Pollard, whose rowdy energy has kept fans returning for more since the early ’80s. Each show can be compared to a beer-soaked, high-kicking party hosted by Pollard, and one show should be no different. (Mr. Smalls, 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale; 412/821-4447, mrsmalls.com)

July 17/ As if one needed an excuse to spend a summer day sipping beers under the sun, the Feed More Festival — formerly the Pittsburgh Blues Festival — is back this July with Cold War Kids, The Lone Bellow and The Stone Foxes headlining. Join the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank for a day of great local and national acts, vendors and food trucks — all while helping the food bank with its simple goal to feed more people. (400 North Shore Drive, North Shore; 412/229-5483, stageae.com)
 


 

In Concert
 

Pere Ubu — Club Cafe, clubcafelive.com  July 1

Kenny Chesney with Miranda Lambert — Heinz Field, ticketmaster.com  July 2

County Parks Summer Concerts: The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra — Hartwood Acres, alleghenycounty.us  July 3

Modest Mouse with Brand New — Stage AE, stageae.com  July 5

Mothers — Club Cafe, clubcafelive.com  July 7

Deutschtown Music Festival — Various locations in the North Side, deutschtownmusicfestival.org  July 8-9

Guns N’ Roses — Heinz Field, ticketmaster.com  July 12

Ryan Adams and The Shining and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds — Stage AE, stageae.com  July 13

A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop featuring Nelly with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra — Heinz Hall, pittsburghsymphony.org  July 14

Black Lips — Spirit Hall, spiritpgh.com  July 15

Ladyfest Pittsburgh — various sites, facebook.com/vulvapalooza  July 15-17

Steely Dan — First Niagara Pavilion, livenation.com  July 17

John Moreland — Club Cafe, clubcafelive.com  July 19

Heart with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and Cheap Trick — First Niagara Pavilion, livenation.com  July 21

Luke Bryan — First Niagara Pavilion, livenation.com  July 22-23

Frightened Rabbit — Mr. Smalls, mrsmalls.com  July 24

Bloc Party — Stage AE, stageae.com  July 25

Femi Kuti and The Positive Force — The Altar Bar, thealtarbar.com  July 28

The Cactus Blossoms with Molly Alphabet — South Park Amphitheater, alleghenycounty.us  July 29

Besnard Lakes — Club Cafe, clubcafelive.com  July 30
 

 

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