SongSpace at First Unitarian is a celebration of folk, Americana, singer-songwriter, old-time, acoustic blues, and world music, featuring local, regional and national artists. We are dedicated to establishing a welcoming and meaningful space both for making and listening to quality music. Our shows are open to the public. SongSpace is located in the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, 605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
SongSpace Sanctuary Stage
We present five shows a year of high quality local, regional and national artists. Past shows have featured artists ranging from John Gorka, Tracy Grammer and Tish Hinojosa, to Matthew Tembo, Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones, Ernie Hawkins, and The Stray Birds. The latest details are always on our Facebook page. You can connect to SongSpace artists on our Links or Past Shows pages.
We’re proud to announce our 2017-2018 season:
Sep 23: Antje Duvekot (Boston) with Kayla Schureman (Pittsburgh)
Nov 4: The Young Novelists (Toronto) with The Squirrel Hillbillies (Pittsburgh)
Jan 27: BurghSongSpace! A collaboration of two great local music series, BurghSong and SongSpace, featuring Christopher Mark Jones, Heather Kropf, Ben Shannon, Emily Pinkerton and Brad Yoder
Mar 3: Amythyst Kiah (Johnson City TN)
May 5: Rachael Kilgour (Minnesota & Boston)
SongSpace Gallery Stage
SongSpace Gallery is a series of coffeehouse or house-concert style shows, presented mostly in our Undercroft Gallery, but sometimes in other spaces such as the Bradley Garden at First Unitarian Church. Past artists have included Brad Yoder, Amy Kucharik, Greg Klyma, Rebecca Loebe, Jesse Terry, Anna & Elizabeth, Kai Roberts, Jon Banuelos, Scott Prouty and Ethan Setaiwan. A free-will donation is requested, with all proceeds going to our artists. Feel free to bring a snack to pass, as well. See our Facebook page for the latest details!
Our venues are smoke-free and accessible. On-street parking is available adjacent to our venue.
Sign up for our email list to receive announcements of upcoming events, or send us an email. Advance tickets are available through our partner Brown Paper Tickets or at the door on the night of show. Tickets are available approximately one month prior to our shows.