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Alan D. Welding

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

Lake Street Dive Performs at Stage AE on July 30

“Irresistible” – Rolling Stone “[Free Yourself Up] strives to empower and liberate in an age of turmoil. It’s a confident collection of songs that reflects the quartet’s nearly decade-and-a-half of music making.” –WFUV Lake Street Dive tours the US this summer in support of its critically acclaimed 2018 album, Free […]

Pictorial: lovelytheband @Stage AE

PRAISE FOR LOVELYTHEBAND: “…Alternative Artist to Watch in 2018…” – Billboard “…at the forefront of the alt-pop music scene…” – Nylon “So. Damn. Good.” – Buzzfeed “Big things are happening, and they clearly deserve it.” – Live Nation’s Ones to Watch All photos Carson Camp ©  2019

The Bird and The Bee are coming to Pittsburgh

The Bird and The Bee are coming to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, August 14th  to play at Mr. Smalls Theatre. They are embarking on a North American tour in support of their upcoming album, Interpreting the Masters Volume 2: A Tribute to Van Halen, a collection of covers of some of the most massive and wild songs […]

PETER FRAMPTON FINALE— THE FAREWELL TOUR COMING TO PITTSBURGH

As Peter Frampton gets ready to kick off his Farewell Tour tonight in Tulsa, the Grammy-winning guitarist is also celebrating another first in his long and distinguished career: All Blues, his first-ever blues album with his Peter Frampton Band, is debuting at #1 on the Billboard Blues Albums Chart in the U.S. The new collection, released via UMe, also marks his best […]

CAVETOWN – 6/26 at Rex Theater

Cavetown is a 20-year old endearingly awkward and quirky singer-songwriter and producer from Cambridge, U.K., who has been creating the most catchy indie pop songs in his home studio and self-releasing on YouTube. He has a cult-like fanbase, averaging 15-20M streams on Spotify for each song, over 750k Youtube […]

Lucy Spraggan @ Pittsburgh’s Club Cafe (June 17)

UK’s Lucy Spraggan whose new (fifth!!) studio album Today Was a Good Day is truly one of a kind! Lucy – a four-time UK Top 40 artist – will be performing at Pittsburgh’s Club Cafe on June 17 Lucy Spraggan is in a good place and wants to share it with the world – earlier this week Lucy […]

Dhani Harrison premieres new film ‘IN///PARALIVE’ on Facebook today June 14/ @PPGPaintsArena Aug 1 w/ELO

Grammy award winning musician Dhani Harrison’s new film, IN///PARALIVE, which was recorded “in-the-round” at the legendary Henson Studios in Los Angeles, is streaming live today Friday June 14th on Harrison’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/dhaniharrisonofficial) at 12pm PST / 3pm EST. The film premieres just days before Harrison’s North American Summer tour kicks off with […]

EXNATIONS Releases New Single “John Hughes Movie Soundtrack” / July 12 Pittsburgh @BlackForgeCoffeeHouse

Self-proclaimed sad-pop act EXNATIONS has released a brand new single from their forthcoming EP Pink Haze. Fans can check out the vibrant “John Hughes Movie Soundtrack” now on Spotify. “John Hughes Movie Soundtrack” is the second track to be released from Pink Haze and follows “Tether,” which was previously featured on EARMILKand All Things Go. Pre-orders […]