Music


2Do this week, Aug. 30-Sept. 5: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

The Wilson/Barnes/Throckmorton Trio,  PSO’s “Neighborhood Week,” and a Festival of Combustion all scheduled for the coming week.

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 Brit Floyd doing "Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)" at Stage AE on Friday night.

Brit Floyd puts on dazzling display at Stage AE

Tribute band gets fans as close as possible to the real thing.

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 Members of the Pine-Richland High School marching band practice at the school Aug. 19.

For Pittsburgh region band members, high school drills translate into life skills

Each August, high schools hold band camp, which, like sports camps, can be a grueling experience that forms strong bonds among students.

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 The Pittsburgh-based Pearl Jam tribute band Ten is, from left, Billy Schneider, Todd Kaczorowski, Adam Sivitz, Nick Rhodes and Brian Pardee.

With real bands phasing out, tribute acts are flourishing

For tribute bands, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and an easy way to get prime gigs.

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 Brit Floyd performing at The Liverpool Echo Arena in 2013.

Concert preview: Pink Floyd tribute band Brit Floyd flies the pig proudly

A popular tribute band, playing Stage AE on Friday, was the result of a split from the Australian Pink Floyd.

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Hot List: Weekend of Aug. 27-30

Fairs, jazz concerts, art festivals, Tim McGraw and free films round out the last weekend of the month.

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 Dave Grohl fronts Foo Fighters Tuesday night at First Niagara Pavilion.

Concert review: Foo Fighters rock hard on 'The Throne Tour' at Pavilion

The Foo Fighters performed at the First Niagara Pavilion Tuesday night for what will be remembered as The Throne Tour.

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Music Reviews


Concert review: Idina Menzel nice, naughty, always entertaining at Benedum

The Tony-winning star of "Wicked" and singer of "Let It Go" takes the audience on an emotional ride.



Review: Dirty Dozen Brass Band gets crowd grooving

Those who went to the concert on Friday at South Park and expected a party to break out wouldn’t have been disappointed.


 
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