Category: Concert Review

SOLD OUT: Hozier and BAILEN at the Benedum

by Sophie Burkholder On a weekend of a series of some of the first intensely humid thunderstorms of the summer, the Benedum Center hosted the soulful indie rock of New York trio BAILEN and Irish singer-songwriter Hozier. After entering the theater under the yellow glow of the marquee, […]

Sleep dooms-out Stage AE Pittsburgh

They have been described as ‘the ultimate stoner band’, but that may not be giving the San Jose trio enough credit.  Evolving from the band Asbestosdeath, Sleep started to make its mark around 1991.  The band established by vocalist/bassist Al Cisneros and has traded a few members over the […]

Elton John says Goodbye to Pittsburgh…for now

Last night’s performance in Pittsburgh was no exception, Elton was enigmatic, personal, and vibrant, very impressive for a man who has had such a long illustrious career.  Opening with “Benny and the Jets” in a minimalistic fashion that focused on Elton and his piano, the music man got the crowd singing along from the first note. 


FOZZY Jergel’s Rhythm Grill Warrendale, PA ED THOMPSON I went to cover the FOZZY show expecting a WWE type event to happen but instead, a full-fledged ROCK CONCERT broke out!! I’ve been skeptical of Chris Jericho’s voice and “type” of music he has chosen to sing since FOZY […]