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Deerhoof @ Altar Bar

It’s taken me a few days to post this, but if you missed the Deerhoof show at The Altar Bar last Saturday night, shame shame. Honestly one of the best intimate shows I’ve ever seen. They hadn’t played in Pittsburgh since they were at The Warhol in 2006 and they didn’t disappoint. And on a Pittsburgh note, locals Ennui were the first opening band and they blew me away. I hadn’t heard them before, but I can’t wait to see them again live. Continue reading

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Misfits Sunday

While I’ve been a Misfits fan for years, for some odd reason I’ve never been able to get to a show. Sad. Truly sad. I know (Although I did catch a spectacularly intimate acoustic performance with ex-lead singer Michael Graves last year at The Smiling Moose). But fortunately I finally got to my first Misfits show this past Sunday at The Altar Bar in the Strip, and it was everything I expected. And there was no mistaking this show was in PGH either, as it seemed almost like a Steelers victory afterparty with the jerseys in the crowd. Continue reading

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