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Alan D. Welding

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

Counterfeit Madison w/ Mal Blum @ Mr. Smalls Theatre – 8/13

Counterfeit Madison is led by queer Nigerian-American rock pianist and soul singer Sharon Udoh & they’ll be coming through Pittsburgh, PA to play Mr. Smalls Theatre with Mal Blum on 8/13. “a little Nina Simone, The Hives and David Byrne thrown in” Their latest album Opposable Thumbs was praised by the likes of Stereogum, Afropunk, etc and includes […]

BONES UK in Pittsburgh July 24 Mr. Smalls

BONES UK recently released their full-length album via Sumerian Records – listen here. The band will be playing in Pittsburgh @ Smiling Moose on Wednesday, July 24 The album announced with “Pretty Waste“, celebrated the ‘perfectly imperfect’ with “Filthy Freaks“, shared the ferocious “Choke“, the tranquil “Black Blood“, and the captivating video for “I’m […]

Killswitch Engage at Stage AE Outdoors on 8/2 with Clutch and Cro-Mags JM

Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling hard rock heavyweights Killswitch Engage have announced their eighth album Atonement, out August 16 on Metal Blade Records.  Get tickets and more info here: https://promowestlive.com/pittsburgh/stage-ae/2019/08/clutch-killswitch-engage2 The band has also shared the first song “Unleashed.” Listen here. KsE are hitting the road this summer with Clutch. […]

7/17 Lula Wiles at Club Cafe

Lula Wiles are playing Club Cafe on July 17, 2019 Club CafeWed Jul 17 20198:00 PM (Doors 7:00 PM)$10.00Ages 21+https://www.ticketweb.com/event/lula-wiles-with-special-guest-club-cafe-tickets/9300825?pl=opus More info, tour dates at www.lulawiles.com“…What Will We Do, displays a mastery of traditional styles and idioms … The trio belongs equally to the new generation of singer-songwriters who lean […]

Lucinda Williams At Byham Theater On 8/7

WHO: LUCINDA WILLIAMSWHAT: 20TH ANNIVERSARY CAR WHEELS ON A GRAVEL ROAD TOURWHEN: AUGUST 7WHERE: BYHAM THEATERPITTSBURGH, PA “Few roots-leaning songwriters have inspired such intense adoration, or as much emulation, as Lucinda Williams.” – NPR Music Three-time Grammy award winner Lucinda Williams is set to perform at Byham Theater on August 7, in […]

BOWLING FOR SOUP ANNOUNCE FALL CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH LESS THAN JAKE/ PGH date OCT 10

Continuing their year-long 25th-anniversary celebration, pop-punk trailblazers Bowling For Soup have announced they’ll be teaming up with fellow punk vets Less Than Jake for a co-headline “Good Vibes & High Fives Tour” this fall. The tour will kick off in October and will feature support from Authority Zero. Tickets will be available at www.bowlingforsoup.com. Jaret […]

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 […]