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TRAF Showered with Inspiration from Valerie June

Photos and re-cap by Whitney Lerch With Three Rivers Arts Fest in full swing, people packed shoulder to shoulder at the point and the dark, ominous skies moving in, Valerie June hit the Dollar Bank Main Stage for a truly [...]

June 17, 2018 Concert Reviews

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

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

Buffalo Rose Album Release – Photos

Photos by Long Hong Read Melanie Stangl’s in depth album review HERE Buffalo Rose Angela Autumn [...]

April 17, 2018 Concert Reviews

Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue – Ticket Giveaway

Who would have thought you could see a Grammy award winning musician at such an intimate venue like Club Cafe? Well now is your chance. Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue will be in town Monday night for a [...]

April 15, 2018 Upcoming Shows

Cigarettes After Sex – Ticket Giveaway

Cigarettes After Sex are a relatively new band who found their stardom through YouTube. With over 300,000 subscribers, millions of views and nearly half a million facebook followers, Cigarettes After Sex are truly a reflection of today’s music industry. The [...]

April 9, 2018 Upcoming Shows

Alan Jackson – Concert Review

Alan Jackson PPG Paints Arena Pittsburgh, PA March 24, 2018 by Kellie Gormly Alan Jackson gave us just what we were expecting on March 24: a few hours of good, pure, fun, unembellished country music at PPG Paints Arena “They [...]

April 4, 2018 Concert Reviews

of Montreal – Ticket Giveaway

28 singles, 15 studio albums, 10 eps, 7 compilations and 1 live album make up the of Montreal discography. Pretty impressive for an indie pop band out of Athens GA. The band formed in 1996 by frontman Kevin Barnes, who [...]

March 28, 2018 Upcoming Shows

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin – Review

by Kellie B. Gormly The acoustic concert was very appropriately named “An Evening with Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin.” That makes it sound like a mellow, relaxed, intimate, quiet evening with friends in their living room – which is just [...]

March 25, 2018 Concert Reviews

Paul Luc Celebrates Bad Seed Release at Mr. Smalls

Two years have passed since Paul Luc released his last album, Tried & True. After hitting the road and traveling to Nashville to record his newest masterpiece, Bad Seed, he threw an incredible release party at Mr. Smalls on March 10th [...]

March 19, 2018 Concert Reviews, Local Artists