A few days ago I posted some photos of a rowdy mosh pit during Strugglefish’s final show. Here are some shots from the rest of the small music festival known as Strugglefest at 222 Ormsby in Mt. Oliver. I didn’t shoot every band that played but I got most of them. Check them out. Latecomer … Continue reading

Dr. Dog Performs for a Bunch of Yinzers

One of the best things about living in Pittsburgh in the summer is all the cool events happening around the city, especially since many of them are free. This Friday I got to go to WYEP’s Summer Music Festival in Oakland. WYEP is a local public radio station and they’ve been hosting this free concert … Continue reading

Monalloh Foundry’s Inaugural Showcase

This past weekend was the first show organized by the Monalloh Foundry at Garfield Artworks. Founded early in 2012, the artist collective aims to foster coordination between Pittsburgh’s various creative scenes. The show on Saturday displayed the work of a few local artists followed by a concert featuring the local groups Ivory Weeds, Legs Like … Continue reading

Graceful Movement with the Pittsburgh Ballet

Last week I had the pleasure to watch the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre put on a free public performance at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. The company will be touring in Israel over the summer and the show was staged as part of the Israeli Independence Day celebration, which I was covering for the Jewish … Continue reading

Campus Superstar at the Carnegie

Two weekends ago Pittsburgh’s Hillel hosted its annual Campus Superstar final concert at the Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh, PA. For the uninformed gentiles out there, Hillel is a Jewish organization found on or near many college campuses that provides a Jewish life and community for Jewish students away from home. Campus Superstar is like … Continue reading

Dazzletine at Brillobox

Saturday night I got to shoot Dazzletine in concert again at another of their crazy shows at Brillobox in Lawrenceville. Dazzletine is a local Pittsburgh band that has a glam rock-influenced visual look and puts on a very strong live performance. Brillobox, like most small venues in the ‘Burgh, has terrible lighting so I used … Continue reading

Original Shows on Penn Avenue

Last Friday kicked off an exciting weekend with the North x Midwest showcase on Penn Avenue. The Original Magazine hosted eight bands at two venues, Garfield Artworks and Assemble, with bands playing at alternate times between both locations. The bands in these photos are Too Young, Legs Like Tree Trunks and Rivka.

The Whiskey Holler at Thunderbird Cafe

Hey everyone, Here are some new photos from the Whiskey Holler’s show at Thunderbird Cafe last Sunday. For those of you unfamiliar with them, the Whiskey Holler is a local band that play in and around Pittsburgh and I’ve covered them a few times before on this blog. The show was great and the band … Continue reading


Last night local glam rock band Dazzletine rocked out with a large crowd of rowdy yinzers at Garfield Artworks on Penn Ave. The show marked the release of their first album which was recently featured in the City Paper. Here are some sick photos of the show. Garfield Artworks is a pretty dark place and … Continue reading

Music in the Pub on Halloween

This past Halloween weekend Oakland bar tender Gene Ney of Gene’s Place specially opened his pub for a special Sunday night show featuring SleepyV and The 1’s and 2’s. In the spirit of All Hallows Eve, Gene Paul Vercammen (lead singer of SleepyV) and Dick Tony (MC for the 1’s and 2’s) dressed up as each … Continue reading