Music


 Kevin Noe conducts the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble in "Drunken Moon."

Preview: PNME celebrates 40 years of charting new music territory

The Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, which opens its 40th season on Friday, has become one of the elder statesmen of the U.S. new music scene.

about 9 hours ago


Pittsburgh ensemble lists top commissions

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble’s current and former artistic heads, David Stock and Kevin Noe, list the most significant PNME commissions.

about 9 hours ago


 John Massari, a member of the VFW Post 33 honor guard in Greensburg.

Is it time to play taps for live buglers?

John Massari plays taps at military funerals next to a device that plays a digital recording. What happens when the live buglers are gone?

2 days ago


 This CD cover image released by the United States Postal Service shows, "Elvis Forever," an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp available on Aug. 12.

USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamp

Elvis fans can get a greatest hits “Elvis Forever” CD with a new commemorative stamp of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll.

4 days ago


2Do: Cultural events for the coming week

Artist talks, Smokey Robinson, soprano Charlene Canty and pianist Larry Allen and comedian Doug Benson are on the schedule.

2 days ago


 Pittsburgh's Wiz Khalifa is as hot as he has ever been. “See You Again,” his salute to the late Paul Walker on the “Furious 7” soundtrack, has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 10 straight weeks.

Preview: Boys of Zummer Tour features Wiz Khalifa, Fall Out Boy

Rap and rock have mixed before, but it was still a head turner when Wiz Khalifa and Fall Out Boy announced their joint tour.

5 days ago


 From left, Trey Anastasio, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir perform at Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Show at Levi's Stadium on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Preview: A Fare Thee Well for The Dead

Legendary group says goodbye with a final run of Chicago concerts you can watch from here.

5 days ago


 Emma Bowser, 10, holds back 700-pound Jersey cow Rapunzel, from entering the judging ring too early during a previous Big Butler Fair. Rapunzel, from Rocky Maple Farm in Slippery Rock, went on to win two blue ribbons. This year's fair opens Friday and runs through July 11.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

The Big Butler Fair, Kennywood fireworks, comedy and the Symphony are all on the slate for the coming holiday weekend.

5 days ago


 Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco.

Panic! at the Disco will headline Thrival Festival in Hazelwood

Third annual event will take place on former brownfield that holds 10,000 concert-goers.

5 days ago


 Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros perform at Stage AE on the North Shore Tuesday night.

Music review: Fighting sickness, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros rock Stage AE

Frontman Alex Ebert’s energy alone carried the Los Angeles indie folk band through an electrifying 14-song set.

6 days ago


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