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List of Famous Bands from Pittsburgh

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List of Pittsburgh bands, listed by their level of fame. This Pittsburgh musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Pittsburgh bands are included, as well as many Pittsburgh musicians of underground status. This list of Pittsburgh musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Pittsburgh bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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  • Christina Aguilera1

    Christina Aguilera

    Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop

    AlbumsBack to Basics, My Kind of Christmas, Stripped, Christina Aguilera, Bionic

    Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress...  more
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  • Wiz Khalifa2

    Wiz Khalifa

    Hip hop, Pop

    AlbumsRolling Papers, O.N.I.F.C., Deal or No Deal, Mac & Devin Go to High School, Show and Prove

    Cameron Jibril Thomaz (born September 8, 1987), known professionally as Wiz Khalifa, is an...  more
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  • Anti‐Flag3


    Pop punk, Anarcho-punk

    AlbumsA New Kind of Army, The Bright Lights of America, North America Sucks!!, The Terror State, Their System Doesn't Work for You

    Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The...  more
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  • Girl Talk4

    Girl Talk

    Pop music, Electronic music

    AlbumsFeed the Animals, Night Ripper, Secret Diary, Unstoppable, All Day

    Gregg Michael Gillis (born October 26, 1981), known by the stage name Girl Talk, is an...  more
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  • Art Blakey5

    Art Blakey

    Hard bop, Jazz

    AlbumsMoanin', Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, The Jazz Messengers at the Cafe Bohemia, Volume 2, Indestructible

    Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and...  more
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  • Billy Eckstine6

    AlbumsStormy / Feel the Warm, Now Singing in 12 Great Movies, Billy Eckstine Sings With Benny Carter, No Cover, No Minimum

    William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American jazz and pop singer...  more
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  • Rusted Root7

    Rusted Root

    Rock music, Alternative rock

    AlbumsWhen I Woke, Cruel Sun, Remember, Rusted Root, Stereo Rodeo

    Rusted Root is a band from Pittsburgh, PA, known for their unique fusion of acoustic, rock,...  more
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  • Kenny Clarke8

    AlbumsThe Jazz Trio of Hank Jones, The Golden 8, Jazz Pictures at an Exibition, Bohemia After Dark, The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1948-1950

    Kenneth Clarke Spearman (January 9, 1914 – January 26, 1985), nicknamed Klook, was an American...  more
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  • Bobby Blotzer9

    Bobby Blotzer

    Glam metal, Blues-rock
    Robert John Blotzer (born October 22, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American...  more
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  • Ray Brown10

    AlbumsThe Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big Four, The Giants, Quadrant, This One's for Blanton!, Ray Brown / Milt Jackson

    Raymond Matthews Brown (October 13, 1926 – July 2, 2002) was an American jazz double bassist...  more
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  • Justin Sane11

    Justin Sane

    Folk music, Pop rock

    AlbumsLife, Love, and the Pursuit of Justice, These Are the Days...

    Justin Cathal Geever, known professionally as Justin Sane (Born February 21, 1973), is the...  more
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  • Jerry Fielding12

    Jerry Fielding

    Film score

    AlbumsThe Wild Bunch, Point Blank / The Outfit, Escape from Alcatraz / Hell Is for Heroes, The Gambler, The Outlaw Josey Wales

    Joshua Itzhak Feldman (June 17, 1922 – February 17, 1980), known professionally as Jerry...  more
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  • Eric Leeds13

    Eric Leeds

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsTimes Squared, Things Left Unsaid

    Eric Leeds (born January 19, 1952) is an American saxophone player, mostly known for his work...  more
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  • Sam Anderson14

    Sam Anderson

    Hip hop music, G-funk

    AlbumsStreet Scholars

    Sam Sneed, formerly Sam Chuck (born February 29, 1968 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania) is an...  more
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  • Roy Eldridge15

    Roy Eldridge

    Swing music, Big band

    AlbumsLoose Walk, Jazz Maturity...Where It's Coming From, Wild Driver, Happy Time, Oscar Peterson and Roy Eldridge

    David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an...  more
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  • Jeff 'Tain' Watts16

    AlbumsMy Witch's Blue, Citizen Tain, Bar Talk, Detained at the Blue Note, Meet the Magical Trio

    Jeff "Tain" Watts (born January 20, 1960) is a jazz drummer who has performed with Wynton...  more
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  • Ahmad Jamal17

    Ahmad Jamal

    Cool jazz, Jazz

    AlbumsThe Awakening, Olympia 2000, The Good Life, The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings, Ahmad Jamal at the Blackhawk

    Ahmad Jamal (born Frederick Russell Jones, July 2, 1930) is an American jazz pianist,...  more
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  • Grand Buffet18

    Grand Buffet

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop

    AlbumsSparkle Classic, Scrooge McRock, Pittsburgh Hearts, DICER, King Vision

    Grand Buffet is a hip-hop funk duo from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, made up of Jackson...  more
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  • Prometheus Burning19

    Prometheus Burning

    Electro-industrial, Industrial music

    AlbumsBeyond Repair, Displacement Disorder, Kill It With Fire, Influenza, Plague Called HuMANity

    Pr0metheus Burning is an Electro-Industrial duo from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which started...  more
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  • Rocket Me Nowhere20

    Rocket Me Nowhere

    Pop punk, Power pop
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  • Paul Chambers21

    Paul Chambers

    Hard bop, Jazz

    AlbumsBlue Train, Motor City Scene, Bass on Top, Whims of Chambers, Just Friends

    Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. (April 22, 1935 – January 4, 1969) was a jazz double...  more
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  • Shanice22


    Pop music, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsInner Child, Shanice, Every Woman Dreams, 21... Ways to Grow, If I Never Knew You

    Shanice Lorraine Wilson-Knox (née Wilson; born May 14, 1973), better known simply as Shanice,...  more
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  • Ben Kaufmann23

    Ben Kaufmann

    Progressive bluegrass, Jam band
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  • Don Caballero24

    Don Caballero

    Instrumental rock, Jazz

    AlbumsAmerican Don, For Respect, World Class Listening Problem, Don Caballero 2, Punkgasm

    Don Caballero is an American math rock group from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The...  more
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  • Jero25



    Albumscovers 4, covers, covers 2, COVERS 3 -Roots of Jero-, 嘘泣き

    Jerome Charles White, Jr. (born September 4, 1981), better known by his stage name Jero (ジェロ),...  more
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