2017-2018 Pittsburgh Concert Tickets
Fondly known as “the City of Bridges” or “the Steel City” and known as the second largest city in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania, it is home to the downtown area of Pittsburgh which is popular for its business district. Initially known for its steel industry, the city of Pittsburgh has eventually evolved in other fields such as financial services, technology, education, robotics and healthcare. During the last few years, Pittsburgh was able to redevelop and rehabilitate several industrial sites into becoming offices, residential and commercial areas. With its improving local economy and increase in commercial trade, the city has established numerous venue places to cater to both local and international public events.
Located in the northern shore part of Pittsburgh, the Heinz Field is a stadium which houses various local sports teams such as the Panthers of the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Opened to the public in 2001, this stadium has hosted a variety of events such as the NHL Winter Classic in 2011. The stadium is fitted with a natural grass surface and was designed with the history of steel production taken into consideration. At present, the Heinz Field is able to accommodate and approximate of 65,000 people during home games of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Another popular and historical venue place in the city of Pittsburgh is the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. Located in the cultural district, this theatre, formerly known as the Stanley Theatre, was first opened to the public as a movie theatre on the 27th of February 1928 and was reopened as the Benedum Center in 1987 which featured a show by W.C. Fields. The theatre can approximately seat 2,885 people. During the height of its popularity, the theatre was known as the largest movie theatre in the area of Western Pennsylvania. With its most recent renovation, the Benedum Center now houses the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and the Pittsburgh Opera.
Located in the uptown part of the city, Consol Energy Center is an indoor multi-purpose arena which houses a number of local sports teams which include the Pittsburgh Power of the Arena Football League and the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. The sports arena was made open to the public on the 1st of August 2010 which replaced the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins. With the environment in mind, the design of the arena is LEED certified by both the AFL and the NFL. At present, the Consol Energy Center plays host to a variety of concert and other public events.
Find the 2017-2018 Pittsburgh concert schedule below: