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Cool Picks Thursday August 9, 2012

1) The Pittsburgh Steelers take on cross-state rivals, the Philaphia Eagles tonight. The smell of football is in the air, even if it’s only pre-season. Area sports bar deep fryers are  

Cool Picks Wednesday August 8, 2012

1) Prolific singer-songwriter Jackson Browne is in concert tonight at Greensburg’s Palace Theatre. Browne was very popular in the 70’s and 80’s with hits like: Doctor My Eyes, The Pretender,  

Cool Picks Tuesday August 7, 2012

1) 311, an Omaha, Nebraska rock band (I wonder if they know Omaha investor Warren Buffett?) & Slightly Stoopid are in concert tonight at Stage AE for their Unity Tour 2012. Special  

Cool Picks Monday August 6, 2012

1)  For classical music rs who enjoy it with a modern touch, Heinz Hall is hosting internationally acclaimed operatic pop group Il Divo. The talented 4-man group consists of a French  

Cool Picks Sunday August 5, 2012

1) Flood City Music Festival continues today with many fantastic bands and performers including: The Harlan Twins, 1 p.m.; Sonny Landreth, 5:30 p.m.; Yellow Dubmarine, 6 p.m.; Mon River Ramblers, 7  

Cool Picks Saturday August 4, 2012

1) Wiz and Mac, two hometown guys who’ve done good, are back in the ‘burg (Burgettstown) for a joint rap fest.  Wiz Khalifa & Mac Miller, both Pittsburgh Taylor Allderdice High grads, are bringing their  

Cool Picks Friday August 3, 2012

1) The Steelers continue their training camp tradition of holding a night practice at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. It’s a fest between the Steelers and their fans in this intimate  

Cool Picks Thursday August 2, 2012

1) Classic rock mainstays, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, who both racked up numerous hits during the 70’s, are joining forces tonight at First Niagara Pavilion. Chicago’s brassy horn section  

Cool Picks Tuesday, July 31 2012

1. Stage AE is hosting blues rockers George Thorogood and  bert McClinton. Gates open 6:30 p.m. North Shore.
2. The next segment of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust BNY Mellon JazzLive series takes place tonight at the Agnes Katz