Music


 Green Day, lead by guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, shown performing last year at the Consol Energy Center, will be the biggest draw at next year's induction ceremony in Cleveland.

Green Day, Joan Jett will have to carry the Hall of Fame ceremony

Green Day and Joan Jett make it to Rock Hall, along with Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Bill Withers.

about 15 hours ago


 American punk rock band Green Day is one of six bands/musicians that will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland in April.

Green Day, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan among Hall of Fame inductees

The 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place April 18 at Cleveland’s Public Hall.

1 day ago


 Ross native Chris Jamison performs in the live finale of "The Voice" Monday night.

Pittsburgh's Chris Jamison finishes third in 'The Voice' competition

After three months on NBC's reality juggernaut, Mr. Jamison did not win "The Voice," but he certainly made a name for himself.

about 16 hours ago


 Chris Jamison during finale of "The Voice."

Ross native Chris Jamison humbled by 'Voice' attention

As his star rises on “The Voice,” Pittsburgh’s Chris Jamison keeps his feet on the ground.

1 day ago


Pittsburgh concert combines patriotic and Christmas selections

This marked the first time the free annual concert combined traditional patriotic music with Christmas and holiday music.

2 days ago


2Do this week, Dec. 14-20: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Activities this week include free admission 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Oakland.

3 days ago


 Garth Brooks will perform a total of six shows at Consol Energy Center in February.

Garth Brooks adds three more shows to Pittsburgh run

The country superstar will perform six shows between Feb. 5 and Feb. 8 at Consol Energy Center, adding Friday and Sunday appearances.

5 days ago


 The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is giving more than 120 shows in 71 cities across North America.

Preview: Trans-Siberian Orchestra freshens its traveling spectacle

TSO leader Paul O'Neill: “People need escapism. ... ‘The Christmas Attic’ has a happy ending. If you want sad endings, you don't need me.”

6 days ago


 Abby Krizner, center, and Jason Sichi, right, of Fist Fight in the Parking Lot (shown with bandmates Chris Ruane, left, and John McCallough) will be a part of HughShows Live @ Eides.

Local scene in music this week

HughShows Live @ Eide's; promoter apologizes for Facebook comments.

6 days ago


 New York Voices — Darmon Meader, left, Lauren Kinhan, Kim Nazarian and Peter Eldridge — will perform two shows Friday at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild.

Preview: New York Voices return for Manchester holiday shows

For its annual Christmas concert, the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild is harking back to ... last year and a group with a local connection.

6 days ago


Music Reviews


Pittsburgh Symphony shows some pop with its holiday concert

PSO Holiday Pops concert was built on a series of great arrangements and brought to life by the sophistication of conductor Todd Ellison.



Trans-Siberian Orchestra reveals hard-rock treasures in 'The Christmas Attic'

The holiday rock ensemble wows crowd with soaring metal talent, pyro, lasers and gadgets.


 
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