February 2015 is a short month with some big-name musical entertainers.
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band with opener The J. Geils Band heat up a cold January night at the Consol Energy Center.
Music Preview January 2015: Warm up with some hot music.
A mix of new and old songs highlighted Bob Dylan’s Heinz Hall concert.
Legendary rock promoter Pat DiCesare recreates the fun and the excitement of the Beatles Pittsburgh concert experience with The American Tour ’64. The story of how the original concert came about and a photo slideshow of the Beatles 1964 Pittsburgh visit.
Paul McCartney brought his Out There tour to Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center. Both McCartney and the crowd were highly energized as McCartney performed Beatles, Wings, and solo hits during a concert of over two and a half hours.
Bear Hands, whose single “Giants” reached the top of the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, begins their tour in the Steel City with a momentous, post-punk set.
Jake Bugg and band rock out the Three Rivers Arts Festival.
When the Boss comes to town, you can feel the energy building up long before show time. Such was the case at Consol Energy Center on Tuesday night.
As the light techs climbed their rope ladders and ascended high into the rigging above the stage, and as people filed to their seats, it grew evident that Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band would soon appear. At about 8:15 the first shouts of “BRUUUCE!” were heard as Springsteen and band took
Progressive pop/rock band MGMT‘s nearly sold-out Monday night show at Stage AE was replete with cool lighting effects, somewhat psychedelic videos and spacey and industrial-sounding song intros and exits. Getting the crowd warmed up was Kuroma, a Southern power pop band led by Hank Sullivant. After releasing Kuroma’s debut album Paris, Sullivant was recruited by MGMT and became a guitarist in its touring band in 2007. He returned to Kuroma in 2008. The band had a nice three-guitar sound with drums and