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What David Letterman & His ‘Late Show’ Meant To Music

David Letterman was your taste-maker older brother who shared his favorite music nightly like a perfectly curated mixtape.

05/19/2015

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George Benson Reminisces About The Pittsburgh That Shaped Him & His Music

He still has the voice, and he can still play the guitar. George Benson still loves coming home to the town that shaped his life.

05/13/2015

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Best Music Festivals Near Pittsburgh

Spring and summer are the best times to attend a local music festival around Pittsburgh and there is certainly no shortage of live music events throughout the region. No matter what genre of music you prefer, there is a festival for you. From blues and folk festivals to country campouts, these concerts will kick off your summer right and bring the fun all through the start of fall. Celebrate the culture and great local artists from Pittsburgh at these five music festivals happening in and around the city.

05/09/2015

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Pittsburgh Blues Legend Chizmo Charles Passes Away

His name was Charles Anderson, but the Pittsburgh Blues scene knew him as Chizmo Charles.

04/22/2015

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Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood Gets Modern Day Sound

A modern day musician is putting a new spin on an old favorite.

04/20/2015

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Station Square’s Highmark Stadium To Begin Hosting Concerts

The IC Light Amphitheater was torn down three years ago in Station Square to make room for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds’ new home, Highmark Stadium.

04/15/2015

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Three Rivers Arts Festival Music Lineup Announced

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will return to the Three Rivers Arts Festival this year.

03/31/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Garth Brooks Trades Stage For Field At Pro Camp With Steelers

Garth Brooks took some time in between shows this weekend to toss the football around.

02/07/2015

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Music Therapy Program Helping To Improve Stress Levels In Adults, Kids

Music can make you cry, laugh, feel excited or angry. It’s a powerful medium that can be used as a tool if we know how to use it. Experts say music can improve our mood and even change behavior.

01/27/2015

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Steelers Get Updated “Here We Go” Fight Song

It sounds like the same old song we’ve heard for years, but now the “Here We Go” fight song has been updated.

12/28/2014

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Point Park University Unveils Plans For New Pittsburgh Playhouse

Point Park University is unveiling its designs for the new Pittsburgh Playhouse, and a very special, award-winning actress returned home to help show off those plans.

12/04/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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Hear Country Music Legend Glen Campbell’s Final Song

Country music legend Glen Campbell has released his final song.

10/14/2014

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Local Woodworker Hitting All The Right Notes With Handmade Guitars

Guitar maker Greg Savage plays one of his own creations in the woodland studio behind his home in Valencia.

08/26/2014

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