Concert Preview: Diet Cig, Killswitch Engage and Other Live Shows in Pittsburgh in January | Music | Pittsburgh


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Fri Jan 7

Kiwi Jr., Nap Eyes and The Zells at Club Cafe
56-58 S. 12th St., south side.
Join indie rockers Nap Eyes and Kiwi Jr., as well as The Zells for an evening of live music. Kiwi Jr. has just released their second album, Cooler Returns, and Nap Eyes released Snapshot from a beginner in 2020. Click here for tickets.

Sat 8 Jan

Joint operation, stationary pebbles and just these guys at the Club Cafe
56-58 S. 12th St., south side.

Joint Operation, Baltimore’s funk rock ‘n’ rollers, arrives in Pittsburgh with Stationary Pebbles, a funk and reggae quartet, and Pittsburgh-based duo Just These Guys. Click here for tickets.

Tue 11 Jan

Two thumbs down, standing and wave with lost space and lost cat at the Mr. Roboto project
5106 Penn Avenue, Bloomfield.

This popular DIY spot hosts these four acts in January. Two Thumbs Down are a Washington, DC-based band that just released their album. End all be all in November. Stand and Wave are out songs to stay at home in 2020, and Pittsburgh-based band Wasted Space released their latest release in 2020. Click here for tickets.

Fri 14 Jan

Feral Cat & the Wild and Byron Nash Trio at Club Cafe

Join Pittsburgh-based multi-genre artist Feral Cat and the Byron Nash Trio for a crazy night of music that will get you grooving. Tonight is sure to be electric, so get your tickets while you can. Click here for tickets.

Thu 20 Jan

Diet Cig with Chase Petra at the Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky Street, north side.

Warhol Museum welcomes indie rock duo Diet Cig on tour in support of their album Are you wondering about me. Comprised of singer and guitarist Alex Luciano and drummer Noah Bowman, Diet Cig creates contagious pop songs that will make you fall in love. They will be joined by Chase Petra at the opening. Click here for tickets.

Sun 23 January

Magic City Hippies at Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall
4053 Butler Street, Lawrenceville.

A rock trio of Robby Hunter, Pat Howard, and John Coughlin, Magic City Hippies make music you can navigate. With funky and sweet sounds, they can be the soundtrack to your next party. Click here for tickets.

Wednesday January 26

Another Michael with Jodi at the Mr. Roboto Project
5106 Penn Avenue, Bloomfield.

The musicians of Philadelphia Another Michael will be in Pittsburgh in January as part of their tour. You can head over to the bandcamp to get a taste of their sound, they recently released an album of Unplugged Sessions that you can stream or purchase. They will be joined by Jodi from Chicago. Click here for tickets.

Fri 28 Jan

Killswitch Engage at Stage AE
400 N. Shore Drive, north side.

Stopping in Pittsburgh for their Atonement Tour, Killswitch Engage plays some metalcore music that is sure to get you on fire. Click here for tickets.

Sat 29 Jan

Real blues at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty.

True Blues is a concert hosted by MacArthur Fellow Corey Harris, joined by America’s greatest blues harmonica virtuoso Phil Wiggins and Cedric Watson. This night is a celebration of its kind sponsored by Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society. Click here for tickets.


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