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Alan D. Welding

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

Sponge live at The Crafthouse Pittsburgh

Recently appearing on “The Howard Stern Show” and in Variety Magazine, the 90’s modern rockers Sponge are out celebrating 25 years since the release of their break out album “Rotting Piñata.” The Gold certified disc included hit songs “Plowed,” “Molly/16 Candles,” “and “Raining” making them a favorite among […]

Tomorrow Night 3/14: Sponge @TheCrafthouse!

90’s modern rockers Sponge celebrate the 25thAnniversary of their break out album “Rotting Piñata.” The Gold certified disc included hit songs “Plowed,” “Molly/16 Candles,” “and “Raining” making them a favorite among alternative music fans and MTV.  Sponge will be rocking all the hits plus tracks from their latest release “The Beer Sessions!” Don’t […]

Whiskey Myers // Stage AE // Thursday, March 21

Genre-banding band Whiskey Myers will be coming to Pittsburgh on Thursday, March 21 The country-rockers have played nearly 2,000 live shows since their emergence in 2008 and have sold out more than 100 headlining shows in the last 15 months alone. They were also featured in Paramount Network’s new Kevin Costner hit show “Yellowstone” with […]

The Black Keys Return With New Song “Lo/Hi”

The Black Keys return today with their song “Lo/Hi” (Nonesuch Records), the first new music from the band since their 2014 album, Turn Blue. Listen here, and watch the Youtube visualizer here.  “Lo/Hi” was written and produced by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, and recorded at Nashville’s Easy Eye Sound studio. […]

Hayes Carll coming to Club Cafe 4/5

Carll is currently touring in support of his new album What It Is, released February 15 via Dualtone. When writing What It Is, he challenged himself to be as present in the moment as possible and to think differently, pushing back on the complacency that often comes with happiness. Full […]


As the women’s rights movement pushes forward, internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, performer and Human Rights activist Annie Lennox and the NGO she founded, The Circle, have partnered with Apple Music for a Global International Women’s Day initiative launched today. Together with Sammy Andrews and her team at Deviate Digital, they have […]

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 […]