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Alan D. Welding

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

Strand Of Oaks (FEATURING MEMBERS OF MY MORNING JACKET AND JASON ISBELL) is coming to Pittsburgh on Tuesday, May 7th

Strand Of Oaks will be stopping through Pittsburgh on Tuesday, May 7th to play at Club Cafe in support of their latest album Eraserland which is out on NOW. Listen to Eraserland HERE Watch + Listen: “Weird Ways” + “Ruby” + “Keys” + “Strand Of Oaks Ft. Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires Performing ‘Ruby’ on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert“Strand of Oaks (Timothy Showalter) […]

Mega Ran & MC Lars Set to Play Smiling Moose in Pittsburgh on 5/9 | Literary Themed LP ‘The Dewey Decibel System’ Out 6/7

Mega Ran & MC Lars Set to Release Epic Literary Themed Collaborative Album The Dewey Decibel System – Out June 7 via Horris Records/Random Beats Set to Play Smiling Moose in Pittsburgh on May 9th! Listen to “Jabberwocky” Now Listen to Previously Released Dewey Decibel tracks “Walden,” “Watchmen,” and “Julius Caesar” now! Nerdcore legends Mega […]

Toronto, Ontario’s very own punk powerhouse, PUP, is coming to Pittsburgh on April 30th

Toronto, Ontario’s very own punk powerhouse — PUP — will stopping in Pittsburgh on April 30th to play at REX Theater (SOLD OUT). PUP‘s new album, Morbid Stuff, is set for release on the band’s brand new label Little Dipper, in partnership with Rise Records/BMG this Friday – April 5, 2019. Produced, recorded and mixed by Dave Schiffman (Weezer, […]

Tyler Ramsey (former Band of Horses) at Club Cafe April 24

Tyler Ramsey (former lead guitarist and co-songwriter for Band of Horses) is headed to Club Cafe Wednesday, April 24 in support of his new record, For the Morning, out April 5 on Fantasy Records. The run comes on the heels of a successful SXSW trip which featured a sold out official showcase at the Continental Club and sets at Willie […]

Sad Summer Festival Hits StageAE in Pittsburgh on July 19th

Featuring THE MAINE, MAYDAY PARADE, STATE CHAMPS and THE WONDER YEARS with support from MOM JEANS, STAND ATLANTIC, L.I.F.T., and JUST FRIENDS plus SPECIAL GUESTS For your date’s lineup click here! Last week, Sad Summer Festival unveiled its inaugural lineup and run of nationwide dates and artist, featuring headliners The Maine, Mayday Parade, State Champs, and The […]

ARIANA GRANDE KICKS OFF SWEETENER WORLD TOUR/ Pittsburgh PPG Arena June 12

Multiplatinum, record-breaking superstar Ariana Grande, kicked off her Sweetener World Tour March 18 in Albany, NY.  The tour will continue through 2019 with stops worldwide, including a headlining Coachella performance next month.  See photos from last night HERE.  Full Sweetener World Tour schedule HERE. In addition to her previous RIAA certifications, Ariana has been […]

Bandsintown Hosts Big Break Showcase At SXSW Featuring Performances By Adrian Jean, KOLARS, illuminati hotties, Herizen, Reptaliens, Hazey Eyes

FIRST AND ONLY FAN DATA-DRIVEN SHOWCASE AT SXSW SPOTLIGHTING EMERGING ARTISTS WHO HAVE DISPLAYED NOTABLE GROWTH ON BANDSINTOWN The Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 on March 13, 2019 at Maggie Mae’s Rooftop in Austin, Texas (Video Credit: Rhys Valmonte (NOX) for Bandsintown) KOLARS [Left] and […]

Guns N’ Roses’ DUFF McKAGAN Releases “CHIP AWAY” And Announces May 31st Release For Solo Album ‘TENDERNESS’ (Featuring GRAMMY® Winner SHOOTER JENNINGS)

ALBUM PRODUCED BY AND FEATURING GRAMMY®WINNER SHOOTER JENNINGS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR KICKS OFF MAY 30 IN PHILADELPHIA TOUR WILL SEE McKAGAN BACKED BY SHOOTER JENNINGS + BAND FANS IN LOS ANGELES CAN CATCH SPECIAL GRAMMY®MUSEUM PERFORMANCE ON APRIL 4 Los Angeles, CA (March 20, 2019) – Guns N’ Roses bassist […]