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William Forrest “INWARDS” Debut

William Forrest consisting of Brendan Cope on vocals/guitar, Sam Cope on Drums, Patrick Gregg on keyboards and Brandon Dunlap on Bass formed back in 2012 while attending school at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The band released their debut EP [...]

July 15, 2016 Local Artists

Feed More Festival Will Bring Great Music to the Table—for a Good Cause

By Melanie Stangl   Music festival season is in full swing, with multi-day Deutschtown drawing massive crowds and massive talent last weekend, and Ladyfest promising to do the same this weekend.  There’s still room for one-day events as well, and the [...]

July 12, 2016 Concert Preview, Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Kevin Garrett Returns Home

Kevin Garrett W/ Brooke Annibale June 9, 2016 Rex Theater Photos and Re-cap Zach Nellis Local singer/songwriter and Hampton grad, Kevin Garrett made his triumphant return to Pittsburgh. After seeing the world on his first international tour, his timing could [...]

June 15, 2016 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Wilkins Block Party Soars in Year 4

Wilkins Block Party April 16, 2016 Wilkins Block Party may not have been what you would expect from a typical block party where an entire street is shut down to accommodate festivities. Instead two stages were situated on a dead [...]

April 22, 2016 Concert Preview, Concert Reviews, Festival Reviews, Local Artists

Supergroup Ready To Release Vinyl

If you missed your Christmas present from Glenn Strothers, no worries, you’ll have another chance at it March 17 at the Rex Theater. Strothers known for his work with Jazzam and ChopShop assembled a Pittsburgh super group called Arkesh and [...]

March 15, 2016 Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Moemaw Naedon “Travel Through” Album Review

Moemaw Naedon “Travel Through” Released March 12, 2016 Sly and smooth, Moemaw Naedon’s “Travel Through” is a stylish surreal journey. The entire collection uses a plethora of samples effortlessly woven together into a kaleidoscope of sound. At times these rich [...]

March 11, 2016 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Know Your Host: Danny Rectenwald Interview

We caught up with multi instrumentalist Danny Rectenwald of the Bastard Bearded Irishmen, who will be hosting our “Best of 2015,” concert and awards show this Saturday. A few days later Rectenwald and the crew will be sailing across the [...]

February 5, 2016 Interviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

The Red Western “Sirens” Album Review

The Red Western Sirens Release date February 6, 2016 Passionate and playful, The Red Western’s “Sirens” is a gem of an EP. With a pop sensibility these songs shine with warmth. Effortlessly merging pieces of country with a delicate indie [...]

February 1, 2016 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Mad Mike vs. Mad 80’s Will Be A Mad House

Mad Mike vs. Mad 1980’s Cattivo January 30, 2016 Get ready for a time warp this Saturday when local musicians create the sounds played by legendary Pittsburgh DJ Mad Mike Metrovich. Mad Mike is known for playing strange and obscure [...]

January 29, 2016 Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

LISTEN UP: Old Soles and Seedy Players

Dan Styslinger of Delicious Pastries leads his new band, Old Soles and Seedy Players on keys with Frank Didiano, James Held and Colton Sankey. These guys have a smooth laid back sound with a lot of soul, a bit of [...]

January 28, 2016 Local Artists