Monica Salazar

Steel City Media hot AC “Q92.9” WLTJ Pittsburgh names Monica Salazar morning host, succeeding Tim Murphy, who exits. Salazar comes to the station from Grupo Multimedios CHR “Hot 106.1” KNEX Laredo, where she served as PD/MD and on-air personality. “So excited to see how Monica makes her new home here...

Song Spotlight: "Call of the Void" by Disheveled

A recent collaboration between Pittsburgh musical acts Disheveled and Spednar under Thaco Records has yielded a unique project titled Disheveled/Spednar Split. The album consists of four tracks from each artist, and each track is heavy with distortion and sound. The track starts with a woman's voice asking "do you have...

Josh Turner Is Coming To Pittsburgh!

Live music is making a come back to Pittsburgh and that now will include Josh Turner!. Josh announced he will be coming to Wild Things Park Thursday, September 9th with Eli Young Band.
Pennsylvania StateObserver-Reporter

OP-ED: Film industry incentive means more money, jobs in Pa.

Pennsylvania is one of the most sought-after states for filming productions. The catalyst that leads filmmakers to flock to our commonwealth is the Film Production Tax Credit, which provides a strong financial motivation to film projects here, rather than these projects benefiting the economies of other states. These productions employ...

This Week’s Downtown Sound 🎶

From free performances by local singers/songwriters at markets to music festivals and more, here’s your weekly lineup of music happenings around Downtown Pittsburgh. Is your business or venue hosting live music in Downtown? Send us an email to get it added to our weekly calendar!. Penn Avenue. Enjoy live performances...

Chris Lane set to hit the road for headlining ‘Fill Them Boots” tour

Chris Lane will be hitting the road for his headlining Fill Them Boots tour which will kick-off late October in Memphis, Tennessee, wrapping in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in March 2022. Rising star Lily Rose will join Chris for the full tour, with Tyler Rich and Ernest also appearing on select dates. The Fill Them Boots tour takes its name from Chris’ new single of the same name, which dropped back in April.

Musicians release AG Forever, a compilation album in memory of Alex Gordon

Former Pittsburgh City Paper Managing Editor Alex Gordon took great pleasure in sharing music he loved with his friends. Whether it was music he created himself, music his friends made, or just music he had recently discovered and loved, as soon as he found a song he dug, he threw it in a Slack channel at City Paper, or in an email to friends to spread the joy.
Munhall, PAPittsburgh Post-Gazette

Drusky adds shows with Al Franken, George Thorogood, Frank Caliendo, more

Drusky Entertainment announced six new shows Monday, ranging from Al Franken to George Thorogood. • Former Saturday Night Live star and U.S. Sen. Al Franken will bring “The Only Former Senator on Tour” Tour to Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall in Munhall on Oct. 23. Tickets are $50 to $95 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at Presale begins Thursday at 10 a.m. with the passcode "MUSICHALL.” Franken resigned from the Senate in January 2018 after various sexual misconduct allegations came to light.

ABC unveils Fall 2021 lineup of new and returning shows

PITTSBURGH — Here's a list of ABC series that are renewed for fall -- along with all the new shows set to debut in the fall season. (Premiere dates will be announced at a later time.) Tuesday at 10 pm: "Queens" (NEW SERIES) Estranged and out of touch, four women...
Pittsburgh, PAPittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Roots will play Stage AE in August

Veteran Philadelphia hip-hop outfit The Roots will make their long-awaited return to Pittsburgh with a show at Stage AE Outdoors on Aug. 31. Tickets are $45 and $65 and go on sale Friday at The Roots, led by rapper Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, formed in...
Pittsburgh, PAPittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allen Midgette, actor hired by Andy Warhol to impersonate him, dies at 82

Pittsburgh native Andy Warhol died in 1987. The guy people heard at lectures on pop art in 1967 and thought was Andy Warhol died Wednesday at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. His name was Allen Midgette, and he was an actor recruited by Warhol to impersonate him on a lecture tour, in one of the odder episodes of Warhol’s era-defining career.
Beaver County, PABeaver County Times

Tady: Nashville's Aimee Jane and her Beaver County band to rock Tequila Cowboy

Nashville singer Aimee Jane Ladebue half-jokingly says her demographic is women whose personal lives are in utter chaos. "Seriously though, I want to inspire change and let women know that they can pick themselves up no matter how many times and start over," says the Pittsburgh native who plays three homecoming shows July 1-3 at Tequila Cowboy on the city's North Side.