HughShows Blog has featured thousands of original live band photos and has conducted over 1000 musician interviews (including Brian Wilson, Mavis Staples, and Bruce Hornsby) since starting. With the original ‘First/Last’ questionnaire, you get a sense of where the musician has come from and where they are going with their artistic expression.
Buckhead Saloon Southside Very odd show. Knowing that Bobby hates the ‘burgh because he can’t draw a doodle let alone a crowd here, I was stunned when Bloodshot Records (THE only place to confirm the show on the entire Internet!) listed a show at the Buckhead Saloon? What/where the hell is the Buckhead? Turns out it’s…read more ➜
Oakland Probably my most enjoyable concert of the year. Besides being free, the boys came out of the gate rockin’ and never stopped. I thought I wouldn’t like the relocation of the fest to Oakland from the Northside but it was perfect…read more ➜
Kathleen Edwards-Asking For Flowers Donora-Donora Jenny Lewis-Acid Tongue Matt Mays & El Torpedo-Terminal Romance Old 97’s-Blame It On Gravity Lohio-History, The Destroyer Okkervil River-The Stand-Ins Radar Bros.-Auditorium The Hold Steady-Stay Positive Shannon McArdle-Summer Of The Whore Centro-Matic/South San Gabriel-Dual Hawks Earlimart-Hymn And Her Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds-Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! Mudcrutch-Mudcrutch Elliott Brood-Mountain Meadows […]read more ➜
This was a fantastic and hopefully first annual performance from some of the most talented musicians in our city. Several local bands were represented by their lead vocalists but a ton of credit goes to the backing house band for the night…read more ➜
Southside It’s totally unfair to compare the brothers Bubenheim to any other band. They swap instruments and yeah, you think The White Stripes and The Black Keys (drums and guitar only will do that) but these guys tunes are in a slightly different vein …read more ➜
Munhall, PA Knowing full well that the venue might enforce a strict stay in your seat policy (which they did), I opted to snag an aisle seat as opposed to one closer inside the row. If there was a plea from the bands to ignore such an idiotic rule and there was…read more ➜
Munhall, PA It secretly astounds me how popular Drive By Truckers have become. Since I first saw them play to a moderately sized crowd @ Club Cafe at the start of the decade, they have gradually expanded their fanbase year after year. They play good ole boy southern rock that,..read more ➜