Photos from Acid Mothers Temple at Club Cafe, March 31, 2016

    This one sold out a few hours before the show. I’m so glad I got to see Acid Mothers live. At times they sounded like the Dead, then free jazz, then noise rock, but ultimately they are entity unto themselves. One of a kind legends. Here are some photos from the performance.             … Read More

Five photos from Kurt Vile at Mr. Smalls, February 22, 2016.

Why five photos? Well, I took like, 300 photos, and maybe 1% had KV’s face in them; the rest all pretty much looked the same. So here are Kurt’s luxurious locks. Great set, by the way. A nice mix of acoustic Kurt, reverb Kurt, and he even played “Wakin on a Pretty Day.” Check out the whole setlist:

Photos from Ghost at Stage AE – September 25, 2015

Swedish metal band Ghost brought their Satanic Mass to Stage AE late last month in support of their new album, Meliora. Exclaim said it best in their review: “Ghost isn’t for everyone; they are deliberately, deliciously over the top and unapologetically dramatic, but if you dig their smoke and mirrors, then Meliora is just the indulgence you’ve been craving.” Check … Read More

Songwriters in the Cellar, Hosted By Brooke Annibale – Pittsburgh Winery – July 10th, 2015 – Photos

Judith Avers, Casey Hanner, Brooke Annibale & Mark Ramsey – Photo Credit: Long Hong  One of the ongoing series that the Pittsburgh Winery hosts every so often is the Songwriter In The Cellar series, each hosted by different local Pittsburgh artists. July’s edition of these series was hosted by singer/songwriter Brooke Annibale, who was joined on stage by Judith Avers of The Early … Read More

Árstíðir – Pittsburgh Winery – July 8th, 2015 – Photos

Árstíðir – Photo Credit: Long Hong Only days ago at the Pittsburgh Winery, our city was graced by Icelandic indie folk rockers Árstíðir as part of their first ever headlining tour in North America. Straight from their solar-powered tour bus in support of their most recent release, “Hvel”, the quintet charmed a captivated Pittsburgh audience.  Opening the evening, but not … Read More

Red Western and Andre Costello at Brillobox, w/ Seafair – Photos – May 29, 2015

Lauren DeLorenze of the Red Western. Photo credit: Long Hong Who is ready for some great local music this weekend? Deutschtown Music Festival is of course this Saturday. Over 125 Bands spread out over 24 stages. All day long, all of it free. Read a preview over at NEXTpittsburgh: You can catch André Costello & The Cool Minors at … Read More