Heading to a venue for the first time can be anxiety-inducing or at the very least inconvenient. Where’s will call? Is there parking? Will you have to hide your expensive bag behind a tree because it’s too big to pass security?
Pittsburgh City Paper wants to help make attending shows as comfortable as possible. So, welcome to our venue guide, where you can find out what to wear, where to smoke, and everything in between. CP will detail the ins and outs of venues in Pittsburgh, so you can fully enjoy the experience and not worry about little nuisances like not knowing the bar was cash-only.
It’s a good time for live music in Pittsburgh. This spring and summer will see a number of new and reopened music venues and the first, Roxian Theatre in McKees Rocks, finally opened its doors last week. It debuted nearly a century ago as a movie theater and went through numerous iterations and names before closing in 2003. The space was later purchased and renovated by Roxian Live LLC and after two years of construction, Roxian finally debuted its new venue with a pair of free shows from the New Mastersounds on May 9 and 10.
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