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Under the direction of Matthew Mehaffey, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh takes the stage at Point State Park on June 5 to perform a set of Bob Dylan tunes. (Photo by Darren Campuzano | Staff Writer}

Three Rivers Arts Festival music recap: Mendelssohn Choir sings Bob Dylan

By Darren Campuzano | Staff Writer June 17, 2018

Bob Dylan once sang “Try imagining a place where it’s always safe and warm / Come in...I’ll give you shelter from the storm?” But on June 5, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh gave the crowd...

A variety of musical groups, including folk and soul performers, take to the main stage during Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh’s annual free ten-day arts festival. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

Annual Three Rivers Arts Festival kicks off downtown

By Zachary Donovan | Staff Writer June 6, 2018

The City of Pittsburgh’s North Side was filled with the sound of country music and the sight of about 25 tons of trash this past weekend as the Kenny Chesney concert took over Heinz Field and the surrounding...

Howler’s Bar is one of the most popular music venues in Bloomfield. (Photo courtesy of Susan Coe)

Bloomfield boasts eccentric music scene

The eclectic, little neighborhood of Bloomfield holds a secret within it: an erupting music scene. Bloomfield’s booming music and arts culture has created a niche community of creators, bands and artists...

Pinstripe Sunny plays a set at The Bushnel (Photo Courtesy of The Bushnel)

Column: Tired of house parties? Try house shows instead

By Christian Snyder, Columnist May 30, 2017

There were too many people, the music was too loud, the cooler was empty and it smelled like sweat. I think that might describe every party I attended my first year of college. No matter where it was...

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