Donnie Iris and the Cruisers

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Parties; Donnie Iris Birthday Concert w/The Clarks at UPMC Events Center (Sat., 3/11/23)

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and celebrations, Donnie Iris Birthday Bash with The Clarks

Blake Shelton performing during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games opening ceremonies at Soldier Field in Chicago. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

March 2023 Concert Guide: Blake Shelton, John Mayer, Kelsea Ballerini, Adrian Belew and Jerry Harrison, Joe Bonamassa, and Donnie

The Pittsburgh concert scene is starting to percolate.

Justin Bieber Brings ‘Peaches’ to PPG Paints; Roxian Theatre Hosts Donnie Iris & The Cruisers (Sat., 4/2/22)

Justin Bieber, Donnie Iris & the Cruisers

Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers.

War on Drugs Play Stage AE; Donnie Iris and The Cruisers + Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers at The Palace

The War on Drugs, Donnie Iris and The Cruisers + Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers

Post Malone at the main stage at Stavernfestivalen in Norway in 2018. (Photo: Tore Sætre and Wikipedia)

February 2020 Concert Guide: Post Malone, The Lumineers, Boyz II Men, Cheap Trick, Little Big Town, and Donnie Iris

Whether you’re in or not this February, a concert provides a few hours of relief from gray skies and cold air. This month especially sees various artists of myriad genres.

Little Big Town at Benedum; Donnie Iris and The Cruisers and Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers Play Palace(Sat., 2/1/20

Little Big Town, Donnie Iris and The Cruisers and Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, Roots of Creation, Rave Ami

Chicago and REO Speedwagon Play KeyBank; Vine Rewind Begins; Donnie Iris Plays Outdoors at Rivers (Sat., 7/28/18)

Chicago and REO Speedwagon, Pittsbburgh Winery Vine Rewind, Donnie Iris

First Donnie Iris 75th Birthday Celebration at Palace; Mr. Smalls Hosts JJ Grey & Mofro (Sat., 2/3/18)

Donnie Iris 75 Party, JJ Grey & Mofro, ‘Wicked’ Autism Friendly Performance

Donnie Iris to Rock Monroeville Convention Center; ‘The Playboy of the Western World’ Staged by CMU Drama (Fri., 10/11/16)

Donnie Iris and the Cruisers, ‘The Playboy of the Western World,’ Dancing Queen


October Concert Guide: The 1975, Flo Rida, A Bird, Dinosaurs, and Other Animals

This month, Pittsburgh hosts the best in dance (Flo Rida), rock (The 1975), jazz (Esperanza Spalding), and singer-songwriter (Gordon Lightfoot), plus a string of other promising shows.

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