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Just because summer’s warm and wild nights are coming to end doesn’t mean the rock ‘n roll fun has to stop when autumn arrives. There are tons of can’t-miss artists and bands coming to Pittsburgh this fall. From country crooners and suave jazz singers to high-energy pop stars, there’s a concert for every music lover making its way to one of the city’s many entertainment venues. Kick off your fall concert season with these five shows that are sure to be among the best fall concerts in Pittsburgh.

Montgomery Gentry
Stage AE
400 N. Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 229-5483

Date: Aug. 29, 2013

Pittsburghers will get a taste of southern rock when American country duo Montgomery Gentry rolls into town to kick off the fall concert season at Stage AE. Grab your cowgirl hats and your cowboy boots and get ready for a rocking good time to the tunes of “Something to Be Proud Of,” “Gone” and “My Town.” Purchase your tickets for this August 29 show at for $35 reserved pit seats. If free tickets fit your budget better, be sure to stop by the Sundance Vacations exhibitor space at Ribfest for free general admission lawn tickets.

Michael Bublé
Consol Energy Center
1001 5th Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 642-1800

Date: Sept. 20, 2013

Grammy award-winning crooner and heartthrob Michael Bublé will make his return to Pittsburgh when his To Be Loved tour rolls into the Consol Energy Center for a September 20 show. Hear Buble’s classic covers as well as his latest hits like “It’s a Beautiful Day” and “After All” during this 8 p.m. performance that promises to delight jazz and pop fans of all ages. This is a fantastic show for music lovers of all ages as Buble’s performance and singing talents appeal to young and old alike. Purchase your To Be Loved tour tickets at

Celtic Thunder
Benedum Center
803 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 456-6666

Date: Oct. 6, 2013

Experience the breathtaking roar of world superstars Celtic Thunder when this Irish vocalist group makes a tour stop at Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center on October 6. Delight in live music off Celtic Thunder’s new CD “Mythology” that is sure to appeal to fans of folk, rock/classical crossover and traditional Irish melodies. In addition to the group’s unmatched harmonies and instrumental talents, you’ll be transported to a land of Celtic lore with unbelievable visual special effects that enhance the mood to make this one show you’ll never forget. Celtic Thunder is presented by Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents Series and WQED.

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Selena Gomez
Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 648-3054

Date: Oct. 11, 2013

Pop princess Selena Gomez has been taking over the music scene lately, and in October, she’ll also be taking over the Petersen Events Center for a whirlwind show in celebration of her “Stars Dance” album that’s sure to wow. The Stars Dance tour brings it back to the basics with Gomez promising plenty of dancing and less elaborate stage settings for a Janet Jackson- or Britney Spears-esque performance. Gomez will be joined by opening acts Christina Grimmie and Emblem3.

Justin Timberlake
Consol Energy Center
1001 5th Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 642-1800

Date: Dec. 14, 2013

He brought sexy back and now Pittsburgh is bringing Justin Timberlake back with his The 20/20 Experience World Tour. This will be the first time since March 2007 and his FutureSex/LoveShow tour that Timberlake will appear in Pittsburgh, so expect a sell-out, must-see concert. Sing along and dance to your favorite JT hits, including “Suit & Tie,” “Cry Me a River” and “Mirrors” during this 8 p.m. show at the Consol Energy Center. Get your Justin Timberlake tickets online by visiting

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Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at