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Deutschtown Music Festival 2018

More Photos to come! Photos by Whitney Lerch Zack Keim [...]

August 7, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Deutschtown Music Festival Prepares for An Ambitious, Exciting Sixth Year

Artwork by Joe Mruk For Pittsburgh music fans, the month of July doesn’t just mean fireworks, grilling, and valiantly fighting the humidity with every trip outside. It means all that, and more: it means the Deutschtown Music Festival is almost [...]

June 30, 2018 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Feature, Interviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Tour House Looks for Funding to Make Pittsburgh a Music Destination

Text by Brian Crawford Edited by Melanie Stangl Affordable to free accommodations and practice facilities ($15-$25 an hour) are coming to Pittsburgh by way of the Tour House, a new concept to encourage touring artists to put Pittsburgh on the [...]

June 28, 2018 Local Artists

Bastard Bearded Irishmen Take Three Rivers by Storm with Wild Album Release Show

Photos by Whitney Lerch Text by Melanie Stangl If you know one thing about local Celtic punks Bastard Bearded Irishmen, you know they like to drink. If you know two things, you know they like to drink, and throw unforgettable [...]

June 8, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists, Local Releases

AcousticCafe at Market Square

Photos by Whitney Lerch Chet Vincent Kayla Schureman [...]

May 29, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

As Ladders Release Alt Fiction

by Richard Schmid Americana band As Ladders released their newest album Alt Fiction with a CD release party at Howlers on May 11th, 2018.  Alt Fiction is a 6 song CD by the band and features all original music. The [...]

May 25, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

On May 4th, Bastard Bearded Irishmen Will Set Sail to Release Raucous New Album, “Drinkin’ to the Dead”

When you’ve earned four City Paper “Best Rock Band” wins, over 9,000 Facebook fans, spots on multiple rock cruises with nationally famous acts, and a reputation as one of the most entertaining party bands in Pittsburgh, you’re probably doing something [...]

May 3, 2018 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows

Dhruva Krishna Says B.Y.E to the City with Supergroup Benefit Show for Prevention Point Pittsburgh

Dhruva Krishna is about to move across the country. You might recognize him as the drummer for several local bands (including Eastend Mile, Manic Soul, and more recently, Nevada Color.) Or maybe you saw him around James Street back in [...]

May 2, 2018 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Feature, Interviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

This Summer, Wild Kindness Records Brings Local Music Residency to Scratch Food & Beverage

Spring has finally sprung in Pittsburgh. Temperatures are approaching eighty degrees, and flowers and trees have burst to life in every yard, hillside, and street corner. But it’s not just the greenery that’s making a comeback—we’re heading into prime concert [...]

May 1, 2018 Concert Calendar, Concert Preview, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Dinosoul Delivers Powerful, Dark Indie Pop on Debut Album, “Eleven”

Band Photo by Scott Kostelnik Album Artwork by Gary Henzler Allen Donny Donovan is no stranger to the Pittsburgh music scene. I first saw them as part of the grunge group Roulette Waves, and later on as one-half of the [...]

April 20, 2018 Album Reviews, Concert Calendar, Local Artists, Local Releases, Upcoming Shows