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Alan D. Welding

COO/EIC Pittsburgh Music Magazine, Photographer, Rhetoric and Journalism Teacher, musician, artist, writer, tattoo enthusiast, animal lover.

Rodrigo y Gabriela announce fall US tour dates/ PGH @RoxianTheater NOV 29

“Rodrigo y Gabriela has a hard act to follow every time they release an album: themselves…Mettavolution closes with a 19-minute version of “Echoes,” Pink Floyd’s rock masterpiece famously performed live in an ancient Roman amphitheater in Pompeii, Italy. Like its masterful catalog, Rodrigo y Gabriela gives the music new life with just two guitars.” “With a […]

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest 2020 announces first round of breweries and bands – including Satan

The grains that bind us will be present on Friday and Saturday, April 3-4, 2020, when Decibel brings the loudest, heaviest, two-day craft beer festival in the world back to The Fillmore Philadelphia for a fourth-round! Extreme metal legends Napalm Death will perform a special one-time-only set of exclusively Harmony Corruption and Utopia Banished songs, while Converge will […]

Brooklyn goth-folk duo Charming Disaster at Pittsburgh’s Club Cafe, with rock trio Rasputina

Brooklyn, NY based goth-folk duo Charming Disaster will bring their playfully macabre duets about love, death, crime, ancient mythology, and the supernatural to Pittsburgh on November 1. The duo will open for steampunk-inspired cello-rock trio Rasputina at Club Cafe on Friday, November 1. Admission is $20.  “Woozy folk-pop…songs […]

Citizen Cope coming to Carnegie Lecture Hall of Oakland! Presale Now!

91.3 WYEP, Opus One & X-Talent PresentCitizen CopeWednesday, February 5, 2020Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm“Justice”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y4oeTFOQv0 Carnegie Lecture Hall of OaklandReserved Seating Tickets: $49.50-$69.50 advance/day of showPRESALE! Running now – use code ‘opus’ to gain access via: http://bit.ly/0205citizencope On Sale to the Public Friday, Oct 11 at Noon.Purchase By Phone: 800-745-3000All […]

Duncan Fellows @ Club Cafe Live on October 15 w/ Sun Seeker

Last month, Austin band Duncan Fellows released their new EP Eyelids Shut via Warner Brothers’ new distribution platform Level. The five-piece also announced a Fall co-headline tour with Sun Seeker which will include a stop in Pittsburgh at Club Cafe Live on October 15. The band, who were recently spotlighted as an NPR Slingshot Artist to Watch have released two EPs —2013’s Twelve […]

The Big Interview with Dan Rather Returns TONIGHT with Brian Johnson of AC/DC

Click here for a sneak peek of Brian Johnson on The Big Interview. http://www.axs.tv/news-and-docs/the-big-interview/tbi-brian-johnson/?utm_source=MadMimi&utm_medium=email&utm_content=The+Big+Interview+with+Dan+Rather+Returns+TONIGHT+with+Brian+Johnson%21&utm_campaign=20191001_m154346502_The+Big+Interview+with+Dan+Rather+Returns+TONIGHT+with+Brian+Johnson%21&utm_term=TBI_BrianJohnson_Email_jpg_3F1569964458 The Big Interview with Dan Rather returns tonight with an in-depth discussion featuring rock legend Brian Johnson of AC/DC. He joins Dan to chat about his illustrious career, inspirations, and explore his songwriting style. Click […]

Burgatory Burger Bash Oct 12 @ The Waterfront

THE BURGATORY BURGER BASH debuts at the Waterfront in Homestead on Saturday, October 12th from 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with VIP early entry at 12noon. The event will transform the parking lot by the former Macy’s building into a FESTIVAL VILLAGE at the Waterfront complex offering complimentary parking to all attendees, live music, […]

Acclaimed Guitarist Jesse Cook at Byham Theatre on October 9

Jesse Cook—the internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and producer—has announced fall dates for his “Follow The Road” U.S. tour. Kicking off on October 9 in Pittsburgh, PA at the Byham Theatre, the 33-date headlining trek will take Cook and his vibrant band across the country with stops in Cleveland, OH, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, Denver, CO, San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, […]

City Of The Sun @Club Cafe on October 21

City Of The Sun, The Brooklyn based group of John Pita, Avi Snow, and Zach Para came together in 2013, and since their early days of busking in NYC the band has always seamlessly merged alternative, flamenco, gypsy jazz, and rock into a signature style.  Bonding over everything from Dire Straits, Pink […]