Obituary: Erin ‘Scratchy’ Hutter / Rare violinist who performed in classical and rock worlds

The classically trained musician added an adventurous element to the bands Boxstep, Deliberate Strangers and Parklane Drifters.

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 University of Pittsburgh jazz director Geri Allen works with music students during a music class recently.

Pianist Geri Allen puts her stamp on annual seminar

Geri Allen, director of the University of Pittsburgh's jazz studies program, honors the tradition founded by Nathan Davis.

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 Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets with son Elmo (right) at Club Cafe.

The old bands still deliver

Mascis and Meat Puppets are the latest '80s artists to show that they can play with fire.

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 Jazz drummer Terri Lyne Carrington.

Preview: Drums run in the family for Terri Lyne Carrington

Boston native Terry Lyne Carrington came to music early and fairly easily.

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 Butcher Babies.

The Undead Playlist: Pittsburgh-area musicians offer scary suggestions for Halloween listening

A Halloween playlist of goth, rock and novelty songs.

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 Jared & the Mill will perform at the Hard Rock Cafe tonight at 7. Admission is $10.

Jared & The Mill bring their indie-folk sound to Hard Rock Cafe

The Phoenix band will be performing songs from their latest album, “Western Expansion.”

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Garfield Artworks closing in December

Owner not sure what will become of space with promoter Manny Theiner going out on his own.

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Garfield Artworks to close in December

The Garfield gallery and concert venue helped launch an artistic renaissance on Penn Avenue in the 1990s.

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 Marc “Lil Rev” Revenson.

A ukulele weekend is on the way

The “Johnny Appleseed of the Ukulele” returns to Pittsburgh for a workshop and concert next weekend.

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Music Reviews

Concert review: Symphony goes trick or treating

The Pittsburgh Symphony performed works by Rachmaninoff and Szymanowski with conductor Juraj Valcuha and violinist Nicola Benedetti.

Concert review: Nordic music proves hot and cold for symphony

The Pittsburgh Symphony presented a Nordic landscape with works by Grieg, Nielsen and Sibelius.



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