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Here is a run down of our weekend top picks that we shared on WDVE this morning – another awesome weekend in Pittsburgh!
Happy Hour Paddle
skip the traffic – join Venture Outdoors for an hour long kayak on the rivers
Friday, June 17, 2011 5:45-7pm ($20/$15 if you are a Venture Outdoors member)
Join the group for drinks and snacks after the paddle
For your listening pleasure – Concerts this weekend
Fri – Hometown Music Fest at Southpark Ampitheater (Lovebettie, Lohio, Meeting of Important People, and City Dwelling Nature Seekers)
Fri – Devo at State AE… Read the rest
David Berkeley will be having his CD Release Show TONIGHT at Club Cafe at 7pm for his new album Some Kind of Cure. This CD is based on his experiences living in a very small village in Corsica with his wife and young son.
If you like to listen to Joseph Arthur, Damian Rice, David Gray, or Nick Drafe — you will throughly enjoy his album. A few of my personal favorites on the album include: “Homesick,” “George Square,” and “Marie.” The music is so raw and pure, and each song paints a different story and experience. His lyrics make… Read the rest
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Surfs up with the Deep End Ampitheater at the Leslie Park Pool – Saturday, July 24th from 6pm until dusk.
The all-ages concert of live instrumental classic and modern surf music produced by Lawrenceville’s own nightlife provocateur, Michael “Zombo” Devine will feature an action-packed, super danceable line-up. The bill includes “best-of” bands Daikaiju, Kabuki Surf from Alabama, The Action Cats and the Wakening. Plus old-school classic sixties sounds and zombie surf music will be playing through out. Cool down this summer with a concert like no other at the Deep End Ampitheater at the Leslie… Read the rest
With any luck these mid-afternoon showers will subside in time for the WYEP Final Friday Concert tonight at Schenley Plaza.
The free concert begins at 7pm under the tent and features the Canadian band Great Lake Swimmers. The most notable aspect of this contemplative folk outfit is the haunting vocals of frontman Tony Dekker — watch his NPR Tiny Desk Concert from June to see what I mean.
For more information about other similar music events, check out WYEP.org. Information about events in Schenley Plaza and Pittsburgh’s other major parks can be found at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.… Read the rest
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One Night of Queen is a Queen tribute show now on their second US tour and will be stopping in Pittsburgh on Sunday, April 5, 2009 at the Byham Theater. One Night of Queen is preformed by Greg Mullen and his band the Works. Greg got his start as a karaoke singer in Glasgow and now tours the world with his Queen tribute show. Tickets are available at PghArts.
Read more about Greg Mullen and One Night of Queen in PopCity Media here.
I know there have to be some Queen fans here in the… Read the rest