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Cool Like Dat to bring local black musicians together in Market Square

Cool Like Dat to bring local black musicians together in Market Square

Four black artists will perform during the June 23 edition of the Downtown Sound Music Series

Eighth Annual Pittsburgh Jazz International Festival hits downtown June 15-17

With some programming changes and varied voices, the Jazz Festival keeps it fresh

Japanese Breakfast breaching expectations on indie scene

“I hate it when songs all sound the same,” says Michelle Zauner

Sloan performs at the Funhouse at Mr. Smalls Sun., June 17

“Everybody has the same amount of real estate.”

Zaydamane and Choo Jackson release collaborative EP, Rebels Don’t Die

“That’s your art; it’s a flower that’ll never stop growing even after you die.”

Slugss celebrates release of debut full-length APPEAL at Spirit, Fri., June 8

“This is just the beginning”

Cousin Boneless makes a move with weird, spooky Possession

“It’s hard to pigeonhole us,” Joey Schuller says of eclectic band’s fourth full-length (and first vinyl) album

Hop Along reaches new heights on its latest, Bark Your Head Off, Dog

‘It’s the proudest I’ve ever been of something I’ve been a part of,’ say Frances Quinlan

HIRS Collective refuses to stop existing

The music is a road map for a queer future

The 46th Pittsburgh Record and CD Convention takes place at the Bridgeville VFD, Sat., May 26

Organizer Tony Medwid chats about the differences in 22 years of conventions

Starship Mantis celebrates Trapped in the 9th Dimension at Spirit, Sat., May 19

The band's future is as bright the stars its spaceship zips by on Trapped in the 9th Dimension

Goest Ryder seeks to inspire with his own story of resilience

“You can achieve anything you want to achieve, be anything you want to be.”

Millvale Music Festival takes place Fri. and Sat., May 11-12

“We also want to make sure that our guests coming in can see a different festival every year.”

Party philosopher Andrew W.K. performs at Mr. Smalls Tues., May 22

“Stay strong, and don’t be afraid.”

Pittsburgh hip-hop staple Selecta celebrates his 45th birthday with a roast and dance party at Spirit

The legendary hip-hop producer and artist Large Professor is headlining; Justin Strong hosts the roast

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