Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney says his group plays 90 minutes and has no intention of turning into a jam band.

Fans expect marathon concerts from artists

In the modern concert world, the 30-minute set doesn't cut it anymore -- Warped Tour aside -- and fans often come expecting a marathon.

about 14 hours ago

 One Direction -- Niall Horan, left, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson -- performs at the Consol Energy Center in July 2013.

One Direction to play at Heinz Field in August

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at Fans will have access to a pre-sale by visiting the band’s Facebook page on Oct. 29.

about 3 hours ago

 Lighting designer Scott Warner with his Robe Cyclone concert light.

Local scene in music this week

Lighting designer Scott Warner up for award; For Those About to Rock Academy heads to Woodstock.

about 14 hours ago

Exploring the piano

Classical piano concerts abound this weekend.

about 14 hours ago

 Boz Scaggs.

Hot list of events for the coming weekend

Pittsburgh Musical Theater presents "A Chorus Line" this weekend at the Byham Theater, Downtown.

about 14 hours ago

 The dynamic visuals for the Skrillex set at Stage AE Tuesday included constantly changing videos, lasers and fog.

Review: Skrillex brings outdoor concert season to a banging finish

Dubstep star turns rainy Stage AE into a frenzied club scene.

1 day ago

 On why he chose Warner Bros., Mac Miller said in a statement, “They have Prince.”

Mac Miller signs with Warner Bros. Records

On why he chose Warner, Miller said in a statement, "They have Prince.“

1 day ago

 Frontman Rob Halford leads the way for heavy metal band Judas Priest Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

Review: Judas Priest, Steel Panther are metal opposites at the Petersen

Iconic British metal band braves a comic opener in Sunset Strip parody group.

4 days ago

 Tig Notaro will be at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater on Saturday.

2Do this week, Oct. 19-25: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge series, comedian/actress Tig Notaro comes to Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a world premiere of “Queens of the Blues” and more.

4 days ago


Preview: Larimer product Boaz is the next man up at Rostrum Records

Boaz goes hard on his Rostrum debut "Intuition."

1 week ago

Music Reviews

Pittsburgh Opera opens in grand fashion

Saturday’s Benedum Center concert that substituted for a full production to open Pittsburgh Opera’s season touted 3 of today’s big voices.

'Unseen' Warhol films get scored from five diverse artists

Second program of Warhol commissions premiered Friday night at Carnegie Music Hall.



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