Music


 One Direction: From left, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Liam Payne.

Preview: The future looks cloudy for One Direction

Now down to four members, One Direction is working on new album, and then a hiatus might be in store.

about 10 hours ago


 Luke Bryan.

Preview: Luke Bryan sings about the life he lives

Singer who just kicked up some controversy will play two shows at the First Niagara Pavilion this weekend.

about 10 hours ago


 The Backstreet Boys perform in 1998.

Boy bands: How they rise and fall

The groups usually peak on the singles charts pretty quickly and often find their way back on the road after the breakup.

about 10 hours ago


 Chase the Monkey: Matt Hanson, Paige Suvick and Alberto Sewald.

Local scene in music this week

Debuts from Chase the Monkey and Violet Rose.

about 10 hours ago


 The Jackson 5 -- clockwise from top left, Tito, Jackie, Jermaine, Michael and Marlon Jackson -- could be considered the best boy band ever.

What are the 10 best boy band songs of all time?

The Jackson 5 are still the best of a bunch that includes Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync and One Direction.

about 10 hours ago


 Singer-songwriter Randy Newman.

Preview: Randy Newman returns to Pittsburgh after four decades to play with the PSO

Singer-songwriter behind the "Toy Story" songs does not take pride in his only solo hit, "Short People."

about 10 hours ago


 A 1927 version of "The Everyday Song Book", part of the University of Pittsburgh's Special Collections, is the "smoking-gun" evidence that the 1893 ditty "Happy Birthday to You" should be free for public use and not subject to copyright restrictions, lawyers say.

Pitt library songbook key to lawsuit over ‘Happy Birthday’ rights

A songbook found at Pitt shows that “Happy Birthday” isn’t copyrighted, lawyers say, calling it the “smoking gun” in a long legal dispute.

about 10 hours ago


 Robert Randolph & the Family Band play The Feastival in McKees Rocks.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

Lots of music, a gaming festival, comedy and even a Regatta on tap for the coming weekend.

about 10 hours ago


 Hozier was a crowd-pleaser at Stage AE on Tuesday.

Concert review: Hozier shows stunning range in Pittsburgh debut at Stage AE

Girls lined up all day to see Irish singer-songwriter go home happy.

1 day ago


 Van Halen: From left, Wolfgang Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth and Alex Van Halen.

Preview: Van Halen tour still Runnin'

Tonight Van Halen plays its first Pittsburgh show since 2012 at the Pavilion, while Hozier makes his debut here at Stage AE.

2 days ago


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