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Alan D. Welding

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

Frances Cone At Club Cafe On 4/14

WHO: FRANCES CONEWHAT: PITTSBURGH PERFORMANCE    SUPPORTING SUSTOWHEN: APRIL 14WHERE: CLUB CAFE “Frances Cone’s new album ‘Late Riser’ is a brilliant work of modern melancholia that finds the sweet spot between soothing and soaring. Call it dreampop with a purpose.” – Associated PressIndie-pop group Frances Cone will perform at Club Cafe […]

BUCKCHERRY in Pittsburgh March 24th @Jergel’s for Warpaint tour

Buckcherry are back with their newest music in four years and to celebrate the rock band will be in Pittsburgh on March 24th at Jergel’s for their headline Warpaint tour.  Rock legends Buckcherry have released their newest track, “Bent“, off of their highly-anticipated full-length album Warpaint outMarch 8, 2019 via RED MUSIC. Listen to “Bent” HERE. The single is featured on Spotify’s Hard Rock, Rock Hard, Just […]

Just Announced: Devin Townsend @MrSmalls 5/21

Tuesday, May 21st, 20197:00 PM Mr Smalls Theatre400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA 15209 Over the course of Devin Townsend’s storied career, a single constant has persevered: change. As far back as Steve Vai’s Sex & Religion, which Townsend fronted, to 2001’s landmark full-length Terria to the multi-instrumentalist’s country […]

CHEVELLE Joins Headliner BREAKING BENJAMIN on North American Summer Amphitheater Tour

Tickets On Sale to General Public Starting Friday, February 22 via www.LiveNation.comCHEVELLE’s Latest Release, 12 Bloody Spies: B-Sides and Rarities, Out Now  Multi-platinum alternative rock band CHEVELLE will perform as direct support to fellow multi-platinum rockers Breaking Benjamin on their massive 2019 headline tour of North America this summer! In addition to CHEVELLE, further special […]

Alt Rock Duo The Blue Stones headed to Mr. Smalls 3/8/19

Details:3/8/2019 Smiling Moose—Pittsburgh, PA The Alt-rock duo The Blue Stones have announced a heaping dose of tour dates throughout The States surrounding their support tour with Grandson. The band will perform on select radio shows and festivals, most notably Bottle Rock, Shaky Knees, LaureLive, and 98Rock Festivals. “We’ve been […]

Record Store Day Announces Pearl Jam as 2019 Ambassador

Pearl Jam: Record Store Day 2019 Ambassador Pearl Jam has been selected as the official Record Store Day Ambassador for 2019! Record Store Day takes place on April 13th at independent record stores around the world.LEARN MOREThe Faithfull Forum on SiriusXM Pearl Jam Radio In celebration of Pearl Jam’s Record Store Day Ambassadorship, SiriusXM’s Pearl […]


Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM will release their tenth album, Hexed, on March 8, 2019, via Nuclear Blast Records. Today the band releases the second single entitled, “This Road“. Check out the lyric video here: COB frontman guitarist and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments ““’This Road’ was actually the last song I wrote but it ended up […]

Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y at STAGE AE March 2

Stage AE 400 North Shore Drive15212Pittsburgh, PA, MARCH 2!!! Wiz Khalifa, real name Cameron Jibril Thomaz, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter known for his 2010 single “Black and Yellow”. Born to a military family, Wiz Khalifa’s early years were spent moving from country to country, never […]

Legendary post-punk band GANG OF FOUR playing Pittsburgh

Sunday, February 17thMr Smalls Theater (400 Lincoln Ave Millvale, PA 15209)8:00 PM (Doors 7:00 PM)$28 – All AgesTicket link: Gang of Four have a new album, Happy Now which comes out March 29, 2019.  It’s a pretty sparkling record with Andy Gill’s astounding guitar work front and center. Heralded by press (their […]

Young & Sick w/The Knocks – Feb 16, Pittsburgh @ Stage AE

L.A.-based musician and visual artist Young & Sick, brainchild of Dutch-born Nick van Hofwegen, is hitting the road as direct support on The Knocks‘ N. American tour, and they are set to play Pittsburgh soon:Young & Sick (w/The Knocks)Feb 16 @ Stage AESince his debut album in 2014, Young & Sick returned last year with a pair of EPs out via B3SCI Records — […]

G JONES IN PITTSBURGH, PA, 02.16.19 @RexTheater

G Jones playing in Pittsburgh at The Rex Theatre next Saturday February 16th as part of phase two of his Ineffable Truth Audio/Visual Tour in support of his debut album The Ineffable Truth. After selling out the majority of the dates on phase one and absolutely crushing every show, the accolades are still rolling […]

Adia Victoria in Pittsburgh @ Club Cafe – 2/23/19

Adia Victoria forthcoming Aaron Dessner (The National) produced album Silences is coming out February 22, 2019 via Canvasback Music. She’ll be in Pittsburgh on February 23, 2019 playing Club Cafe. Silences was recorded with Dessner at his studio in upstate New York. Throughout the album’s 12 tracks, Victoria brings the topics of mental illness, drug addiction, sexism, and all the […]

Joe Bonamassa @TheBenedum March 16

TWO TIME GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa announces his new US Spring tour dates for 2019 in support of his upcoming all-original Studio Album “Redemption” (J&R Adventures), which will be released September 21, 2018. Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe […]

THE KOOKS Kick Off U.S. Tour Dates on February 11th

The KooksKick Off U.S. Tour DatesFebruary 11th in Oakland, CALatest AlbumLet’s Go SunshineOut Now Los Angeles, CA – January 31, 2019 – English alt-rock band The Kooks will be coming over to the United States soon for a headlining winter tour supporting their latest album, Let’s Go Sunshine. Kicking off February 11th in Oakland, CA, the 11-date outing stops […]