Music


 Legendary blues icon Buddy Guy performs with his band at the Pittsburgh Blues Festival at Hartwood Acres on Saturday.

Blues Festival organizer apologizes for Buddy Guy's language

The owner of the Blawnox club Moondog's apologized on his Facebook page.

about 13 hours ago


 One Direction -- Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Liam Payne -- are playing at Heinz Field this weekend.

Guidelines posted for One Direction concert on Sunday

The NFL’s Bag Policy is in place. Fans are encouraged to not bring a bag into events.

about 11 hours ago


Musik Innovations to close at end of the year

The family owned store has been in business for 36 years. Some of the employees and many of the music teachers have been there for 20 years.

about 21 hours ago


 Rapper J. Cole, who headlined the First Niagara Pavilion on Thursday.

J. Cole highlights '2014 Forest Hills Drive' at Pavilion show

A master of story telling, J. Cole was able to keep the audience with him all night, as he performed 2014 Forest Hills Drive in full.

about 9 hours ago


 Randy Newman a good fit with the Pittsburgh Symphony in the final installment of the Thursday night Icons series.

Concert review: Randy Newman renews his friendship with Pittsburgh

Singer-songwriter-pianist-composer Randy Newman gave a magnificent performance Thursday night with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

about 13 hours ago


 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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.

1 day 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 is still the best of a bunch that includes Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync and One Direction.

1 day ago


Music Reviews


Old Crow Medicine Show plays a humdinger at Stage AE

Nashville string band teams with outlaw Sturgill Simpson for night of authentic Southern music.



Concert review: Classic Van Halen pounds out the hits for fans at First Niagara Pavilion

Van Halen -- guitarist Eddie Van Halen; his brother, Alex, the drummer; and Eddie’s son, Wolfgang, the bassist -- performed Tuesday night.


 
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