Music Reviews

 Kiss performs Sunday at  First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown.

Kiss still blazes in shorter set at First Niagara Pavilion

A re-energized Kiss has released two albums in the past five years, so you would think that at least one new song would crack the set list.

6 days ago

 Rapper Drake performs Sunday at First Niagara Pavilion.

Lil Wayne and Drake enthrall crowd at First Niagara Pavilion

Rap superstars send the crowd home happy with energetic show.

1 week ago

 Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil opens with "Saints of Los Angeles" at First Niagara Pavilion.

Concert review: Motley Crue, Alice Cooper are an adrenalin rush at the Pavilion

On Wednesday night, the Crue played what could be its last show in these parts -- unless it says "what the hell" and comes back next summer.

2 weeks ago

 Steely Dan's Walter Becker takes a solo on "Hey Nineteen" on the bands Jamalot Tour at a sold-out Benedum Theater.

Steely Dan re-creates its studio magic at the Benedum

On Monday night, fans here finally got the Dan in the warmth of a theater suited to their high level of jazz-pop sophistication.

2 weeks ago

 Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic sings at a concert at First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown.

OneRepublic brings latest music — and emotion — to fans

It was like someone telling you how beautiful life is through their eyes.

2 weeks ago

Toby Keith show lives up to expectations

A sold-out First Niagara Pavilion waited patiently on a perfect Saturday evening as the lawn filled under the full moon.

2 weeks ago

 American duo MKTO perform hit songs at Stage AE.

MKTO gives a 'Classic' performance for Stage AE crowd

The dynamic duo performed Tuesday night at Stage AE, and delivered just what fans were waiting for.

3 weeks ago

  Miley Cyrus sings “Love Money Party” during her concert Monday night at Consol Energy Center.

Miley Cyrus takes Bangerz show over the top at Consol

The 21-year-old Miley Cyrus is a super freak who promised Bangerz and delivered big time tonight in front of screaming fans in Pittsburgh.

3 weeks ago

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble’s closing performance an audacious undertaking

PNME’s “Drunken Moon” revisits Schoenberg’s bizarre world.

3 weeks ago

 Hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa hits the stage at First Niagara Pavilion in Burgettstown. The native Pittsburgher headlined a show that featured, among others, Jay "Jeezy" Jenkins and drew more than 10,000 fans. It was part of the"Under the Influence of Music" tour.

Wiz Khalifa relishes Pittsburgh homecoming at First Niagara show

No matter what a true homecoming is, it’s hard not to define Wiz Khalifa playing shows in Pittsburgh as one.

4 weeks ago


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