Pittsburgh Rock Music

Earth, Wind & Fire

“You will find peace of mind, If you lo way down in your heart and soul” are s in the Earth, Wind & Fire song “That’s The Way Of The World.” Soaring vocal harmonies from Phillip Bailey; great vocals, innovative concepts, positivity, and musical scores from Maurice White; along with a bevy of accomplished musicians were the crucial elements of success for Earth, Wind & Fire in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Their song “Reasons” has always been an oft requested slow dance

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Dancing Queen

Dancing Queen will put people on the dance floor at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille. The disco/funk band takes the stage at 9 p.m. 103 Slade Ln., Warrendale.

Ed Sheeran

He’s a Grammy nominee, BRIT winner, regular tabloid fodder, and possibly the most famous redhead in music right now.  Ed Sheeran plays the Consol Energy Center as part of his worldwide tour for the album X. Have your cell phone fully charged and ready to wave along with “Thinking Out Loud” – the heart-tugging ballad destined to be played at thousands of weddings – along with the Justin Timberlake-inspired “Sing” and break-up riff “Don’t.”  Also performing as special guest is Northern Irish musician Foy

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John Mellencamp

You may just want to sing along to “Small Town” or “Jack & Diane,” but there’s no excuse for not getting up to date on John Mellencamp’s new music – every ticket purchased to his show at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts includes a free digital download of the new album, Plain Spen. In the first single he may be telling us he’s a “Troubled Man,” but there’s nothing troubled about his songwriting – after 22 full-length albums, he’s still a

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Mastodon and Clutch

In 1909, a contractor working along the banks of the Allegheny River found a mastodon’s tusk. Tonight another Mastodon roams the banks of the Allegheny. Wandering north from Atlanta, Ga. (most other mastodons went south), this one is a progressive sludge metal band. Instead of ending up trapped in a tar pit, Mastodon can be found writhing  at the edge of a mosh pit. The band’s 2004 release, Leviathan, was based on the novel Moby Dick and named album of the

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