Station Square’s Highmark Stadium To Begin Hosting Concerts

Another concert venue just announced itself in Steel City.

CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The IC Light Amphitheater was torn down three years ago in Station Square to make room for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds’ new home, Highmark Stadium.

Since then, many Pittsburghers have missed the concerts at one of the city’s nightlife hotspots, but now the music is returning.

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“We have the view, we have the location,” said concert promoter Rich Engler. “There’s only one place that has this kind of atmosphere, and we have it.”

The Concert Series at Highmark Stadium kicks off June 14 with the Steve Miller Band. Former Eagle Don Fleder will open the show.

But you have to wonder if Engler can compete with shows on the North Shore at Stage AE, or even First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown. Engler is betting he can.

“Across the river is 5,000 seats; we’re 9,000. All acts think they can do more people,” he…

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