Sweet Sweet Music

Rock, pop, jazz and other good vibrations

Billy Strings playing acoustic guitar strings in a 2021 concert. (Photo: Taylor-Sandal and Wikipedia)

November 2022 Concert Guide: Billy Strings, Trey Anastasio, Bret Michaels, Richard Marx, Guster, and Winger

The number of big shows in Pittsburgh this month is a little smaller, but the quality is high.

September 2022 Concert Guide

September 1 Michael Buble (PPG Paints Arena) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ag_TCzmtxC0 1) Multi-Grammy Award-winning vocalist Michael Buble’ takes the stage at PPG Paints Arena this month. Buble’, a Canadian export whose 2007 album Call Me Irresponsible,  rose to the No.1 spot on the Canadian, American, British, Australian and several other album charts, is a popular world-wide performer. His…

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St. Lucia Concert Generates an Island of Warmth and Positivity

The Thunderbird Cafe and Music Hall was rocking Tuesday night with a concert from St. Lucia.

Death Cab for Cutie performing at the Open Source Festival 2015 in Germany at Düsseldorf Galopprennbahn. (Photo: Markus Felix)

October 2022 Concert Guide: Smashing Pumpkins, Earth, Wind & Fire, Death Cab for Cutie, Billy Price, Sistas in the City

In addition to top national performers, this month features some fantastic local acts as well.

|Michael Franti poses with some fans for a photo before the concert.|Drummer Manas Itiene teams up with Franti on an upright drum.|Michael Franti spreading love and positive energy one tune at a time.|Franti engages the crowd during a fun jam.|A large crowd listens to the music.

August 2022 Concert Guide: Billy Joel, Metallica, Jason Aldean, Michael Franti, Twenty One Pilots, Wiz, and Charli XCX

The summer concert season is now officially in overdrive.

The Brian Wilson Band performing at Denmark's Roskilde Festival in 2005. photo: Pardy and Wikipedia.

July 2022 Concert Guide: Brian Wilson, Roger Waters, Willie Nelson, Maren Morris, Jimmy Buffett, The Doobie Brothers

This July may very well be one of the best concert months in a good while.

My Morning Jacket performing at the Newport Folk Festival in 2015. (Photo: digboston and Wikepedia.)

Concert Guide June ’22: Chesney, Paisley, Mandy Moore, Lumineers, My Morning Jacket

More outdoor shows are on the slate for this month’s concert scene.

|Eddie Manion on the sax.

Sax Player Eddie Manion ‘Coastin’ In’ to Album Release Concert Event at The Strand

Noted saxophonist for Stevie Van Zandt and Bruce Springsteen talks about new album and his passion for saxophone music.


May 2022 Concert Guide: Megadeth, Black Pumas, Halestorm, Slick Rick, and John Mayer

This month has several top acts and music festivals.

Belgium. (Photo: Raph_PH and Wikipedia)

No Supply Chain Issues With Jack White’s Powerful Rock

Jack White and his band played a high energy concert at The Petersen Events Center with new songs and many old favorites.

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