Hippo Campus proved Saturday why it might be the next great indie rock giant.
It’s a fantastic month for music in Pittsburgh, both in terms of quantity and quality.
Forgive passersby of Stage AE if they momentarily forget they’re in Pittsburgh; this evening promises a trifecta of world music. Sharing equal billing are Flogging Molly and Gogol Borlo, two bands with devoted live followings. Flogging Molly will provide the Celtic punk; Gogol Borlo, Gypsy punk. Flogging Molly has Dave King, an Irishman who sings of exile, drink, and his father’s death when Dave was only 10 years old. Gogol Borlo has Eugene Hütz, a frontman whose mustache (and charisma)
It’s a menu of Hollywood blockbusters … plus side dishes from places like France and Lawrenceville.
A numerous amount of concerts promises to make June a very pleasant month.
While many big theater companies go dark for the summer, it’s the time when smaller companies shine.
Jake Bugg and band rock out the Three Rivers Arts Festival.
John Legend, Jake Bugg, The Jaggerz, Hartwood Car Cruise, Pure Gold
The Backstreet Boys, Lucinda Williams, Chaka Kahn, Terry Bradshaw, Chuck Prophet, Gladiators of the Cage
Curtis Harding, “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” Pittsburgh Opera, “CAPA Jazz: Past, Present, and Future,” Jennel Garcia