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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Timothy Howls and Tom Higgenson of Plain White T’s play guitar at the Thunderbird Cafe on Friday evening.

Photos: Plain White T’s Performs at Thunderbird Cafe

By Nate Yonamine, Assistant Visual Editor February 12, 2024

The Plain White T’s and supporting band Pollyanna performed at the Thunderbird Cafe in Lawrenceville Friday evening as part of their “Fired Up” tour.

Simon Sweeney of Histrionic plays at the WPTS Valentine’s Day Showcase on Friday night in Nordy’s Place.

WPTS spreads the love at Nordy’s for Valentine’s Day showcase

By Daniella Levick, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

WPTS Radio’s Valentine’s Dance Showcase brought Pittsburgh’s local music scene to Nordy’s Place last Friday night. The showcase, which was free and open to the public, featured original music by...

Lead singer Tom Higgenson of Plain White T’s performs at the Thunderbird Cafe on Friday evening.

Plain White T’s perform at the Thunderbird in Lawrenceville

By Patrick Swain, Culture Editor February 12, 2024

As fans filed into the Thunderbird Café and Music Hall on bustling Butler Street in Lawrenceville, Tom Higgenson recounted writing “Hey There Delilah.” He said once the song rocketed his band the...

Heading North performs at “Live from Oakland: Genesis” in Atwood Church on Saturday night.

Post Genre’s first Atwood church concert aims to transform the Oakland music scene

By Tanya Babbar, Senior Staff Writer February 5, 2024

For concertgoers in Oakland, the feeling of a favorite DIY venue shutting down is a familiar one. Post Genre, an Oakland-based music project, is trying to lay the groundwork for a permanent musical fixture...

Moontown, one of Pitt’s student groups, performs during the WPTS Snowed-In Showcase on Friday in Nordy’s Place.

WPTS Radio hosts Snowed-In Showcase featuring Pittsburgh acts Rainclashh, Moontown and James Castle

By Quinn Cilea, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

WPTS Radio outreach assistant station manager Andrew Klepeis said the station’s relationship with local artists helps bring local Pittsburgh music to campus. “We have like a pretty big repertoire...

Pitt’s Handbell Ensemble performs this Saturday in the William Pitt Union.

Pitt’s handbell ensemble rings in the holiday cheer with winter concert

By Nada Abdulaziz, Senior Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Enchanting melodies echoed through the halls of the William Pitt Union, beckoning guests to the lower lounge where the spirit of the season lingered in the air. On the cold evening of Dec. 2, Pitt’s...

The 1975 perform at PPG Paints Arena on Nov. 5.

Review | The 1975’s eccentric and stunning ‘Still… At Their Very Best’ tour visits Pittsburgh

By Trinity Foster, Senior Staff Writer November 28, 2023

Matty Healy is an interesting person, to say the least. Even ignoring his controversial past, his performance at The 1975’s “Still… At Their Very Best” tour concert at PPG Paints Arena on Nov....

Wynton Marsalis.

‘One of our cultural jewels’: Pitt hosts 53rd annual Jazz Seminar Week

By Gabriella Garvin, Senior Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Smooth sounds and vivid photographs of jazz music greeted the Pitt community with open arms during Pitt’s 53rd annual Jazz Seminar this past week. The Jazz Studies program — within Pitt’s Department...

Noah Kahan performs on stage during his Stick Season tour.

Review | Noah Kahan’s ‘Stick Season’ tour is like therapy for the homesick college student

By Trinity Foster, Senior Staff Writer September 25, 2023

I’m not a spontaneous person, but when I heard that indie folk artist Noah Kahan was performing in Columbus, Ohio, on September 12, I bought tickets and made the six-hour round trip despite having class...

Review | She’s a ‘mastermind’ —  Swift’s near-perfect ‘Eras Tour’ cements her cultural legacy

Review | She’s a ‘mastermind’ — Swift’s near-perfect ‘Eras Tour’ cements her cultural legacy

By Ryleigh Lord, Culture Editor June 7, 2023
Each night of The Eras Tour further guarantees that Swift is leading a cultural moment in history that will be discussed and reminisced upon for years to come, writes Culture Editor Ryleigh Lord.
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