Rusted Root, Minus the Bear, Pittsburgh Fringe Festival
This month features a few legends, several cutting-edge bands, and some noted local talent.
Rusted Root, Teseschi Trucks Band, Pitt vs. Duke
Not a lot of big shows for November, but a solid month nonetheless.
Kool & The Gang, Allegheny County Music Festival, Rib Festival w/Travis Tritt
For the second time this year, the Boss is the month’s big draw, but there are plenty of other great shows, both indoor and outdoor, to satiate your live music needs.
Rusted Root is a Pittsburgh band that formed in 1990 rising to fame on a world beat fusion mix of rock, acoustic, folk , and a distinctive percussion sound. After winning the In Pittsburgh Music Award for Best Rock Band in 1990, Rusted Root continued on the wining path when their 1994 album When I Awe with the track “Send Me On My Way” went Platinum. Rusted Root has toured internationally and recorded seven studio albums including their latest, 2012’s The Movement.
First Night Pittsburgh 2016, Rusted Root, Lotus
This month we’re served up hot local acts, holiday fare, and several interesting national bands.
1) The 16th Annual Allegheny County Music Festival promises a balanced survey of local music. Headlining are Pittsburgh world music royalty, Rusted Root. Depending on how old you are, you know their music, specifically “Send Me On My Way,” from their energetic live shows at the late Metropol, from the Matilda soundtrack, or from car rental commercials. The band still records and tours and seeing them live is a must for your Pittsburgh Bucket List. Openers include Beauty Slap. The