Pittsburgh Rox: The Biggest local music stories of 2019

The Pittsburgh music community spent the fall of 2018 mourning the death of Mac Miller and the victims of the Tree of Life massacre. By contrast, 2019 was a far more upbeat year. And with the debuts of two long-awaited venues — and the disappearances of none — there seemed to be more music around than […]

Venue Guide: Roxian Theatre

Heading to a venue for the first time can be anxiety-inducing or at the very least inconvenient. Where’s will call? Is there parking? Will you have to hide your expensive bag behind a tree because it’s too big to pass security? Pittsburgh City Paper wants to help make attending shows as comfortable as possible. So, […]

These 4 development projects are bringing new life to McKees Rocks

Like so many riverfront communities in the Pittsburgh region, McKees Rocks has seen its population and economy shrink since the borough’s industrial heyday. But lately, through partnerships with state and local officials as well as private businesses, this small community has been seeing a wide variety of new development projects take flight since the beginning […]

Roxian Live Celebrates the Re-Opening of Thunderbird Café & Music Hall

(Pittsburgh, PA) – Lawrenceville’s historic Thunderbird Cafe is celebrating its highly-anticipated re-opening with a series of events this Spring! The newest configuration of the building has been in the works for some time. The Thunderbird was purchased by John and Ami Pergal, from Frank Michalski, in 2000. Shortly afterwards, the neighborhood bar underwent its initial […]

Music lovers, the Thunderbird is ready to take flight again in Lawrenceville

“Lawrenceville’s Thunderbird Café & Music Hall is getting ready to reopen after two-and-a-half years of renovations. The historic Pittsburgh hotspot will celebrate its comeback with a series of events this spring. On Apr. 6, Sunsquabi, a Denver-based jamtronica act, will christen the new Music Hall stage. Neyla Pekarek, formerly of The Lumineers, will perform there on Apr. […]

Where can I park?

There is a FREE parking lot behind Roxian Theatre on Furnace Street Extension and ample free street parking on Chartiers Avenue.