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Madonna in concert in London on her current Celebrations tour accompanied on piano by daughter Mercy James. (Photo: Chris Weger and Wikipedia)

Madonna at PPG Paints Arena: A Spectacular Retrospective

Madonna performs an amazing concert at PPG Paints Arena.

Concert Guide February 2024: Drake, Madonna, Aimee Mann, Band of Horses, Ghost Hounds, and Riley Green

After a sleepy January the concert scene is starting to wake up with some big shows.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd performing on his Fender Stratocaster. (Photo: Kristin Forbes)

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Continues to Blaze His Blues Rock Trail

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, one of the nations top blues rock guitarists speaks about his latest album and playing Pittsburgh.


December 2023 Concert Guide: Mariah Carey, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Travis Scott, Billy Strings, and Tropidelic

Holiday concerts are in full force this month, both from big name national performers and hometown heroes.

Robert Jon (seated) & The Wreck are entering the fast lane.

Robert Jon & The Wreck Ramble Along With New Singles and North American Tour

The band is a cohesive unit from Orange County, California, that produce a sound fusion of rock and southern rock.

The 1975 playing in the year 2020 in Nottingham, England. (Photo: Jasminewallis24 and Wikipedia)

November 2023 Concert Guide: The 1975, Outlaws, Valerie June, Bret Michaels, Tech N9ne; The Fixx, Ashley McBryde, and Shakey Graves

A quieter, but still high-quality month for concerts.

Bullet for My Valentine performing at the Full Force 2022 in Ferropolis, Germany. (Photo: S. Bollmann and Wikipedia)

October 2023 Concert Guide: The Eagles, Lana Del Rey, Ann Wilson, Bullet for My Valentine, and Cole Swindell

A smaller, but mighty concert secne this month.

Duran Duran with Nile Rodgers performing at BST Hyde Park in 2022. (Photo: Raph_PH)

Duran Duran’s Funk Rock Reflexes Are Strong: PPG Paints Arena Concert Review

Duran Duran played Pittsburgh for the first time in many years and it was definitely worth the wait.

Eric Clapton at PPG: A Fine Multi-faceted Gem

Eric Clapton played numerous blues songs and several of his big hits.

DosA Cupcakes and More!: A Baked Goods Company Rises in the Eastern Suburbs

DosA Cupcakes and More! is a baked goods business owned and operated by a husband and wife team.

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