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The Best Pittsburgh Music of the Decade: Country/Folk/Americana, Part 2

Photo and text by Melanie Stangl In December, I introduced this decade retrospective series of Pittsburgh music, and started the list with four standout country/folk/Americana releases of the 2010’s. Once again, my day job got in the way of a [...]

February 10, 2020 Album Reviews, Local Artists, Local Releases

Pittsburgh Musicians Team Up For Compilation Album + ACLU Benefit Show on Saturday, 4/8

By Don Strange, via Melanie Stangl Immediately after the 2016 election, Pittsburgh-based songwriter Don Strange rallied some of the city’s best musicians to create a compilation of politically charged original music to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union. Recorded, organized [...]

April 7, 2017 Concert Preview, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

André Costello and the Cool Minors and Paul Luc

André Costello & the Cool Minors w/ Paul Luc Bayardstown Social Club September 16, 2016 The weather couldn’t have been better on Friday, September 16th for an evening outside at Bayardstown Social Club, with André Costello & The Cool Minors [...]

September 21, 2016 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Paddy the Wanderer’s Album Release Show at Spirit: The Neighbors Are Listening (and They Should Be)

Paddy The Wanderer w/ André Costello & The Cool Minors & Delicious Pastries Review and photos by Melanie Stangl Memorial Day has come and gone, and the weather has been warm for a while, but in a lot of ways, [...]

June 9, 2016 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Secret Santa, Secret Songs

HughShows Secret Santapalooza Kollar Club Saturday, December 19 Pittsburgh music blog, HughShows, led by Hugh Twyman pulled off his 2nd annual Secret Santapalooza at Kollar Club in the South Side. Each band played at least one cover song of another [...]

December 22, 2015 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

2nd Installment of Bash on the BLVD Friday

This Friday Wild Kindness Records will be curating their 2nd installment of the Bash on The BLVD presented by South Pittsburgh Development Corporation. Four local bands will be featured on 2 stages. The inaugural bash last month featured Chrome Moses, [...]

June 25, 2015 Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

André Costello Keep the Grooves Coming With Broken Nose

André Costello and the Cool Minors just dropped a new track last week during an appearance on the Morning Coffeehouse with Randy Baumann and the DVE Morning Show. The guys have been dabbling with the song “Broken Nose,” at live [...]

June 9, 2015 Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Sound Scene Express Top 5 of 2014

Top 5 Shows of 2014 Bastard Bearded Irishmen -St. Patty’s Parade Day Concert -Rex Theater -Saturday, March 15 BBI is probably the best live show in Pittsburgh and pair them up with the craziness that is St. Patricks Day in [...]

December 31, 2014 Feature, Local Artists

Tight Music Community Makes Deutschtown Music Festival a Success

Deutschtown Music Festival July 12, 2014 Northside, Pittsburgh, PA Photos and article by Randy Jarosz Single and multi day festivals are popping up all over the country. Even Pittsburgh had the one-off New American Music Union festival. The all day [...]

July 14, 2014 Concert Reviews, Feature, Festival Reviews, Local Artists

André Costello and the Cool Minors Visual EP Release

Photos and review by Randy Jarosz Looking to do something different, André Costello and the Cool Minors put their 3 song EP, Summer’s Best, to an extended visual music video. With the help from a $900 KICKSTARTER campaign the project became [...]

March 1, 2014 Concert Reviews, Feature, Local Artists