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  In this July 20, 2002 file photo, British singer Joe Cocker performs during the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland.

Grammy-winning singer Joe Cocker dies at 70

The singer was known for his cover of the Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends” and his memorable Woodstock performance.

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2Do this week, Dec. 21-27: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Today’s your last chance to catch this year’s Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s holiday pops at Heinz Hall.

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Indigo Girls team up with Pittsburgh Symphony

The Indigo Girls will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in April.

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 FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011 file frame grab from video provided by Jessica Silas, a stage roof collapses onto fans awaiting the start of a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers for the victims and their families announced Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Silas, File)

Sugarland, others to pay $39 million for Indiana State Fair stage collapse

Sugarland, Live Nation and 16 other defendants will pay $39 million to settle claims for the deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse.

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 The Indigo Girls will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in April.

Indigo Girls to perform with PSO at Heinz Hall in April

The concert features symphonic takes on the folk-pop duo's catalog, including "Kid Fears," "Power of Two" and "Closer to Fine."

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 Sir Paul McCartney, 72, delivered the best pop concert of 2014 at Consol Energy Center.

Paul McCartney leads list of best 2014 pop concerts in Pittsburgh

Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, St.Vincent top list of best concerts in 2014.

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 Willie Nelson performs "Still is Still Moving to Me," at the Benedum Center.

Willie Nelson leads list of best 2014 Pittsburgh country concerts

At age 81, Willie Nelson can still deliver.   He brought the best country concert to Pittsburgh last year.

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 Cover of Bob Dylans Basement Tapes, songs from 1967 sessions with The Band.

Best albums of 2014

Reissue of Bob Dylan's "Basement Tapes" tops list of best albums in 2014.

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 Spyro Gyra.

The top 10 jazz concerts of 2014 in Pittsburgh

Concerts at the Manchester Craftmen's Guild dominate the top jazz concerts.

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 Valentina Lisitsa.

The top 10 Pittsburgh classical music performances of 2014

In 2014, the greatest hits of Pittsburgh's classical music scene included concerts by the Pittsburgh Symphony, Renee Fleming and more.

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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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