Concert Reviews

Concert Review: Yung Lean at the Altar Bar 3/18

April 30, 2016
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By: Donovan Powers   Of all the concerts I have been to during my time here at CMU, Yung Lean will have been by far one of the most memorable. Yung Lean, internet meme-personified cloud rapper from Sweden, graced us all with his presence at the Altar Bar as a part of a tour...

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Concert Review: Beach House 8/22

August 30, 2015
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Photos and Review by Jonathan Matusky On Saturday, August 22nd, Beach House came to Millvale to lend its brand of moody, atmospheric  dream pop to a totally packed Mr. Smalls Theater. With tickets selling out weeks in advance, expectations were high for the crowd. Beach House was formed by singer and organist Victoria Legrand...

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Concert Review: Handsome Ghost and The Mowgli’s at Mr. Small’s 6/24

June 30, 2015
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A half-packed Wednesday night at Mr. Small’s started off with the eerie synth-pop that belongs to Boston-based songwriter Tom Noyes, AKA Handsome Ghost. Illusive, varied, and emotional, Handsome Ghost has the type of sound that appeals to the masses. The three-piece group wowed the audience with the electronic beats born from the ashes of...

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Hey Marseilles, Good Graeff, and Mates of State at Club Café 6/22

June 23, 2015
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On June 22, Club Café was packed with that special breed of Pittsburgh Monday concert-goers, smiling and bopping along to quiet music playing before any of the bands even took the stage. The venue hosted an impressive line-up, starting with Hey Marseilles opening at 8PM sharp, followed by Good Graeff and ending with Mates...

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Concert Review: Alt J

May 21, 2015
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Concert Review: Alt J

By: Chris Skaggs Alt­ J brought Pittsburgh one of the best shows that it will see this year. Despite the fact that earlier that week they had performed to a sold out show at Madison Square Garden, the band brought their A­-game to the Benedum Center. It is rare that an audience is able to engage...

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