Music in Pittsburgh: Your Guide to Local Musicians, Bands, Shows, Concerts, and New Releases | Pittsburgh City Paper
Eighth Annual Pittsburgh Jazz International Festival hits downtown June 15-17

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.”

Brian Riordan releases Amsterdam-recorded STEIM III

STEIM III is worth a headphones-on listen

7 Days of Concerts

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.”

Brooke Annibale releases dreamy full-length Hold to the Light

Local indie-pop artist’s fourth record mixes electronic soundscapes and sparse instrumentation

7 Days of Concerts

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

New releases from The Long Hunt and Jimmy Mayo

From minimalist heavy psych to emo skrams

7 Days of Concerts

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

The Local releases Reverie

The songs hint at Brit-rock but are delivered with more of a laid-back energy

7 Days of Concerts

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.”

The Hills and the Rivers release The Fool & the Magician

The record details a personal journey into the unknown, armed with a little intuition and the power of choice.

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