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Live Music: Bryan McQuaid

July 1, 2017 – 11:05 am | 381 views

From 07/01/2017: Live acoustic/folk with local songwriter Bryan McQuaid

Bryan McQuaid on SLB

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Live Music: Jess Klein

June 24, 2017 – 11:05 am | 170 views
IMG_3654 From 06/24/2017: Live music with singer-songwriter, Jess Klein

Live Music: Mike Berginc, As Ladders

June 17, 2017 – 11:05 am | 358 views
IMG_3633 From 06/17/2017: Live music with local singer-songwriter Mike Berginc from As Ladders.

Live Music: Mitch Littler

June 10, 2017 – 11:05 am | 430 views
IMG_3572 From 06/10/2017: Blues writer and performer, Mitch Littler, with original and classic blues songs.

Live Music: Jacob Klein

June 3, 2017 – 11:05 am | 836 views
IMG_3557_Banner From 06/03/2017: Live music with local singer-songwriter Jacob Klein.

Interview: ABBEY in the Red

May 27, 2017 – 11:35 am | 244 views
IMG_3541 From 05/27/2017: Herman Pearl and Ben Barson with music and conversation in preview of ABBEY: In the Red, a music and dance performance inspired by the life and music of Abbey Lincoln, August Wilson Center, through 5/27

The Social Network, Hip-Hop Concert

May 12, 2017 – 6:00 pm | 235 views
The-Social-Network-22 On May 12, 2017, The KRUNK Movement, YMCA Lighthouse, Hazelwood Media Justice, 1Hood and Arts Greenhouse collaborated with Youth Express and the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh to present a live hip-hop show with music written by the youth in those programs.

Live Music: Low Down Brass Band

May 6, 2017 – 11:05 am | 399 views
IMG_3418_banner From 05/06/2017: Chicago's Low Down Brass Band with a preview of Pittonkatonk 2017, 5/6 (1 to 11 pm), Vietnam Veterans Pavilion, Schenley Park.

Live Music: Wheeling Park High School Bluegrass Band

April 29, 2017 – 11:05 am | 268 views
IMG_3389-1 From 04/29/2017: Wheeling Park High School Bluegrass Band featuring Amelia Cianelli (15, fiddle), Bailey Stephenson (17, banjo), Joseph Glorioso (15, guitar), Lilli Gadd (15, bass), Norman Lee (16, guitar) and Marguerite Demasi (16, mandolin) along with instructor Bob Turbanic.

Live Music: Aaron Lefebvre

April 22, 2017 – 11:05 am | 388 views
IMG_3320_crop From 04/22/2017: Acoustic music with folk-fusion instrumentalist Aaron Lefebvre.