National Music

Album Review – Dirty Projectors – Super João EP

HughShows would like to welcome contributing music journalist Jill Berkin to the fold. A a UK-based writer who was able to travel quite a lot before the pandemic and has had an awesome experience with the people and places while visiting Pittsburgh. As an avid music enthusiast, she’s interested in shoegaze, rock, and alternative music. […]

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First/Last – Emily Zuzik

Posted on August 28, 2020

“Singer, Writer, Rocker Mom“ Emily Zuzik is an L.A. based Americana singer-songwriter originally from Pittsburgh who has planted her musical roots in a unique eclectic blend of alt-country, modern, rhythm & blues and rock music. She brings to her songs a woman’s vulnerability and strength in the tradition of Patsy Cline and Madonna.  Her latest […]

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First/Last – Poetry In Commotion

Posted on July 22, 2020

Poetry In Commotion is an experimental blend of metal & spoken word from John (Ballistic) Perry who’s main instrument is Bass guitar in the band but is currently it’s only member. His latest release is the album entitled Spoken Word Stupidity and Other Shady Shenanigans distributed from Pittsburgh based label RORER714 Recordings. I want to thank […]

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Ticket Giveaway – Railroad Earth UPDATE: SHOW POSTPONED

Posted on March 9, 2020

I am happy to announce that HughShows Ticket Giveaway is back as we team up with the cool folks at Grey Area Productions to offer up a pair of passes to one of their upcoming shows. Today’s contest will get you and a friend into the Railroad Earth concert at The Rex Theater on the […]

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First/Last – Andrew Hendryx

Posted on June 28, 2019

“The Andrew Hendryx Band was formed as a musical outlet for electric mandolin pioneer Andrew Hendryx (Yarn) and saxophonist J. Wall. Thriving on playing live and reflecting the energy of its growing fan base, the AHB fuses all-star collaborations, jam-infused covers, spacey sonic explorations, and grooving earth-conscious originals.“ Mandolinist Andrew Hendryx is a best known […]

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Strand of Oaks/Apex Manor (Photos)

Posted on May 8, 2019

Strand of Oaks is currently touring behind their excellent new album, Eraserland. My buddy Max Somerville from local band Wreck Loose was tapped to play keys on the tour and when a Pittsburgh date was announced, the date was a rare weeknight pin in my schedule. Unfortunately, the show sold out and to my surprise, […]

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