Pennsylvania Ska Venues

This page last updated on: June 5th, 2003

Allentown, PA

The Sweatshop

Bethlehem, PA

Scarlet O'Hara's
go on 22 until you come to 378 South...follow 378 south until center city exit 3. Make a left at stop sign and go 1 block up to broad street. Make a left onto broad and go up 5 blocks to broad and main sts. Park at the public parking lot on the left hand side (at broad and main). Walk up broad st. to the plaza mall. Scarlet O Hara's is located next to the boyd theater.

Clearfield, PA

The Rock
S. 2nd St.
(814) 768-ROCK

Doylestown, PA

Doylestown Teen Center
Can run shows here for free
(215) 348-8131

East Stroudsburg, PA

Bizmo's (CLOSED)

Lancaster, PA

(717) 391-PUNK

Lansdale, PA

Lansdale Boys and Girls Club
(215) 855-7791

Moosic, PA

Sea-Sea's (CLOSED)
(570) 457-9898
21 to Drink
Take I-81 to exit 50 (Moosic), take Route 11 south until you see Sea-Sea's Nite Club on your right.

Philadelphia, PA

4040 Club
4040 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA

First Unitarian Church
22nd and Chestnut
Philadelphia, PA
(A nice place to rent out for shows)

Stallag 13
38th and Lancaster
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 387-2234

Electric Factory
422 N. 7th St.(7th and Willow)
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 627-1332

10th and Arch
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 922-LIVE


Upstairs at Nick's
16 S. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 886-0199

Middle East
Front and Chestnut
Philadelphia, PA

North Star Bar
27th and Poplar Street
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 235-STAR

The Khyber Pub
on 2nd St. between Market and Chestnut
Philadelphia, PA

Pontiac Grille (formerly J.C. Dobbs)
4th & South
Philadelphia, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

Joker Productions
(John Rinaldo)-puts on shows at the Graffiti, Laga, Metropol, Rosebud, etc...
(412) 681-8694

Graffiti (CLOSED)
4615 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 682-4210
Booking Info:
(From 376) Oakland exit, right on Forbes, left on Craig, left on Baum (it's near the corner of Baum and Craig)
(From Oakland) North on Craig, left on Baum (it's near the corner of Baum and Craig)
About a 10-15 minute walk from either Pitt or CMU

Mr. Smalls

Turmoil Room
704 S. Trenton
Wilkinsburgh, PA
(From 376) Edgewood exit, North Braddock, right on BIddle, left on Treton
(From Oakland) Forbes East to Regent Square, right on Braddock, left on BIddle, left on Trenton
About 15 minute drive from CMU

Nick's Fat City
E. Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

American Serbian Club
2524 Sarah St.
Pittsburgh, PA
Directions by car from oakland: From 5th Ave, go left across the Birmingham Bridge. Make a left from the bridge. Make the the first right onto 23rd St. Make a left onto sarah St.
Directions by bus from oakland: Take a 54c from 5th ave (make sure it's going towards south side). It will go across the birmingham bridge. Get off at the first stop after the bridge (carson and 22nd). Go up 22nd st and make a left onto Sarah st.
Directions by bus from town: Get on a 51b, 51d, or 51g on 4th Ave. It'll go across the 10th st. bridge and make a left onto sarah St. Get off at 26th and Sarah and go back a few doors to the club.

Bloomfield Bridge Tavern
Liberty Ave., Bloomfield
Pittsburgh, PA

Mojo Bay
Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University
1 WRCT Plaza (the radio station will tell you what you need to know)
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-WRCT

Charlie's Bistro
(formerly Luciano's)
Pittsbugh, PA
Alcohol w/ID
Forbes towards Duquense University, Across from the school

1600 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 261-4512

Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh (Oakland), PA

Coolpepper's Hothouse
Butler St.
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 682-4001


Scranton, PA

519 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18501
(570) 346-8465

State College, PA

420 East College Avenue
State College, PA
(814) 237-0426
Fax: (814) 237-2925

The Co-Op (CLOSED)
319 E. Calder Way
State College, PA

State College VFW
139 N. Barnard Street
State College, PA

State College DIY Promoting / Jeremy Myers
(814) 867-1811

The Coffee Cellar

Cafe 210 West

Stroudsburg, PA

Toast Café
560 Quaker Alley
Stroudsburg, PA
(570) 424-9332

Susquehanna Valley, PA

Skamish Productions (CLOSED)
C/O Keith Barnes
3524 March Dr
Camp Hill, PA 17011
(717) 737-3927
fax: (717) 737-2261
(Ska show promotions and bookings in Central PA)

West Chester, PA

Rex's Bar
(610) 436-8403

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Cafe Metropolis
94 South Main Street
Wilkes Barre, PA
(570) 620-3018

York, PA

Fenix (CLOSED)
13 S. Beaver St
York, PA
(717) 854-6828

First Capital SkatePark
390A Wheatfield St.
York, PA 17403
(717) 846-4668

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