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Alan D. Welding

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

Pop Evil coming to Pittsburgh

12/04 x Pittsburgh, PA x Craft House *Join us for a VERY SPECIAL Christmas edition of Pop Evil acoustic show. They will be singing your favorite Pop Evil songs along with Christmas songs.* Pop Evil released their all-new S/T LP last year and had their single “Waking Lions” go all […]

Red Death Announce Co-Headline North American Expedition Tour with Enforced/PGH Jan 6 @RockRoom

SICKNESS DIVINE OUT NOVEMBER 29TH; AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE Washington D.C. crossover thrashers DEATH announce co-headline North American Expedition tour with Enforcedtoday. The band will be in on tour starting January 4th in Washington D.C. and wrapping on January 31st in Brooklyn, NY. Tickets are available for purchase HERE. “We are very excited to […]

LETTUCE comes to McKees Rocks on Thursday, January 30

Genre-defying funk-jazz-soul-hip-hop-psychedelic-jam-art-rock-experimental-avant-garde music titans LETTUCE, who just received their first Grammy Award nomination for their most recent studio album Elevate (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album), will continue their Elevate Tour into 2020 bringing their blissful rhythms and sonic groovesto various cities including McKees Rocks on Thursday, January 30 at the Roxian Theatre.  Produced by Lettuce and recorded at Colorado Sound Studio outside of […]

TOOL Release Expanded Book Edition of Fear Inoculum on Dec. 13

NEW ITERATION OF THE CHART-TOPPING ALBUM INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE LENTICULAR CARDS, ADDITIONAL NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN ART AND MORE PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW TOOL’s Fear Inoculum (RCA Records), the Los Angeles-based band’s chart-topping, record-breaking, critically-acclaimed and, until now, physically sold-out fifth album is heading back to record stores, with an expanded book edition of […]

TOOL Extends North American Tour

TICKETS ON-SALE THIS FRIDAY TOOL, who are in the midst of their first North American tour in support of their #1 charting, record-breaking album Fear Inoculum (RCA Records), today announces an additional round of tour dates, kicking off on Jan. 10 in San Diego.Newly announced dates:January 10 San Diego, CA Viejas […]

JUST ANNOUNCED: Martin Lawrence to return to Pittsburgh with the LIT AF Tour 2020

WHAT:                                 AEG Presents, The LIT AF Tour 2020, Hosted By Martin Lawrence WHEN:                                 Complete tour details to be announced Monday, November 18, 2019 at 10am EST. WHERE:                                A complete list of dates can be seen below. Venues to be announced Monday, November 18, 2019 TICKETS ON SALE:            Friday, November 22 […]

DEE JAY SILVER comes to Pittsburgh on November 23 with Luke Combs

Groundbreaking DJ/remixer/producer/radio host DEE JAY SILVER, who released his album Corners this summer,is coming to Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 23rd at the PPG Paints Arena with Luke Combs. Silver will entertain the crowds between sets by Combs, Morgan Wallen and Jameson Rodgers. Corners (Reven8te Nashville), released July 26th, marks the first full-length album of original music from Dee Jay Silver in his nearly 20-year career. The album captures […]

Nov 23rd – Office Culture (feat. ex members of Pitt’ s Ball Of Flame Shoots Fire) at Cattivo

Brooklyn sophisti-pop / smooth-rock quartet Office Culture‘s November 23rd appearance at Cattivo with Mrs. Paintbrush and Cosmic Wind. The show is a sort of homecoming for Office Culture’s Winston Cook-Wilson and Pat Kelly Office, both of which played in the Pittsburgh band Ball Of Flame Shoots Fire. Office Culture are scheduled to play NPR’s Mountain Stage […]

Rock band Cracker live in Pittsburgh Sat, Nov 30th

Renowned rock/roots band Cracker will be performing a local Pittsburgh show on Sat, Nov 30th at Moondog’s as part of their inaugural “Turkey Hangover Tour” This show, and tour, will feature many hits, fan favorites and deep cuts from Cracker’s 27-year recording career, including material from their last acclaimed double-album, Berkeley To Bakersfield. Sat, Nov 30 @ 7:30PM Cracker […]

Bethlehem Steel at Roboto – November 19th

New York-based band Bethlehem Steel was named Consequence of Sound’s artist of the month for September, and appeared on NPR’s New Music Friday, as well as getting attention from places like Rolling Stone, NPR, FADER, Stereogum and Billboard for their 2017 debut Party Naked Forever. They have previously […]

NECRONOMICON: 11/19: Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse

11/19: Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse [TICKETS // EVENT LINK] Canadian blackened death metallers NECRONOMICON have premiered their entire new album ‘UNUS’. The record was released on Friday, October 18. Listen to the record below. ‘UNUS’ is streaming at the official Season of Mist Youtube Channel HERE. Montreal’s premier blackened death metallers are back […]

Powerhouse duo THE SMALL GLORIES – SAT, 11/16 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe

THE SMALL GLORIES will be performing on Saturday, November 16 at the Club Cafe in Pittsburgh. The duo, aka Cara Luft (a founding member of the Wailin’ Jennys) and JD Edwards,are touring for their critically acclaimed Red House Records debut, ASSINIBOINE [uh-sin-uh-boin] & THE RED. Featuring stirring harmonies, clawhammer banjo and songs that capture a sense of mood and place, their high-energy […]

Spirit Rooftop Garden Benefit Dinner 11/21/19

On Thursday November 21, 2019, experience a mind-altering, not-so-traditional, 4-course Friendsgiving Dinner hosted inside of Ian Brill’s light installation – VAULT. Join Spirit and some of their chef, bartender, and musician friends as they work together to create a dinner that guests will soon never forget. Food will […]

BLACK MARBLE Nov 13 Pittsburgh PA Spirit Hall

BLACK MARBLENov 13 Pittsburgh, PA Spirit Hallw/ AutomaticMore INFO and TICKETS Bigger Than Life finds Chris Stewart playing around with new production techniques and pushing his vocals higher in the mix than on previous recordings. It’s a dreamy and evocative statement from a stranger in a strange land, following […]