Vinyl in Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Profiles Visits Jerry’s Records and Galaxie Electronics

Jerry's Records

A link to this new video series was shared on the Pittsburgh reddit page over the weekend.  This short, 7 minute video, offers a look at Jerry's Records and Galaxie Electronics - both are located at 2136 Murray Avenue in Sq. Hill.  The video series doesn't have a website yet but you can keep an eye on The Cut website for updates. Pittsburgh Profiles // Vinyl in Pittsburgh from Jordan Sucher on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

A Chill Evening with Zac Brown Band at First Niagara Pavilion

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This past weekend I attended the Zac Brown Band show and it was the first time I made the trip out to First Niagara Pavilion to see a concert. Strange to think, I know. I was a little apprehensive, I've heard plenty of horror stories about what a pain it is getting in and out of there and most of them were true. I actually got lost going out there and took a detour, plus the traffic just getting to the point where you can get lost is trouble in and of itself. But once you get past the fact … [Read more...]

A hater’s guide to Jimmy Buffett

I brake for all tailgate parties.

Ok. Ready for an unpopular opinion? I hate Jimmy Buffett. I can't explain it and neither can anyone else. There's always a resounding "but why?!" when I let slip that he and his music drive me absolutely up the wall. My only answer is a pathetic yet indignant "I just don't know." In theory, I should be totally on board with Jimmy. He and I seem to value and appreciate a lot of the same things: relaxing on beaches, drinking margaritas and beer, a carefree attitude, nature conservation. … [Read more...]

Polish Hill’s Annual Arts Festival this Sunday

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What could be a better way to beat the Sunday blues than heading over to Polish Hill for its annual arts festival? Started in 2008, the festival features crafters, food trucks, and live music. There will be over 30 vendors present, and these aren’t your rinky-dink, run of the mill crafts. Polish Hill Arts Festival posted “previews” of the some vendors, and they are selling truly unique and beautiful art (including the previously featured John the Craftist). From wall art to silver jewelry, the … [Read more...]

Concerts in Review: Edward Sharpe at the Arts Fest plus Local Natives at Stage AE

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at PGH Arts Fest

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at PGH Arts Fest Friday, June 7 Pittsburgh was treated to some West Coast music flavor the past few days as multiple Los Angeles-based bands made their way through the 'Burgh. Starting with last Friday night's 2013 Arts Fest Music featured act Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. The ten-member troupe made their way onto the Dollar Bank Stage at the Point to a roaring crowd. While past Arts Fest shows have been relaxed and inviting for audience members … [Read more...]