Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall, Pittsburgh, Nov. 4, 2016
Stating the Obvious: Zappa Played Zappa 

Read more: Concert Review: 50 Years of Frank: Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever The F*ck He Wants


Describe the music of Plan B for those who may be unfamiliar:

Byron:  PLANB is a fusion of rock, funk and soul that uses pop sensibility as a simplistic thread in our music. We strive for high musicality within a simple context. We infuse complexity into our style by being musical, but keep it totally accessible to the listener.

Read more: Interview: Byron Nash & Plan B

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Mark Slaughter and Pittsburgh

One of the weirder nights I experienced was at a Rib-Fest, or whatever it was called, circa 1995-ish, with hair bands from the 80's on the bill.

Read more: The Slaughter/Pittsburgh Connection and Babysitting Dokken: Tales From The Music Biz, Part 2

Tales from the Music Biz: The View of a Guy in Pittsburgh



This is the first part of a series. Please forgive the sin of using "I" to start sentences, but this is as much a monologue as anything else.

Read more: Tales from the Music Biz: Part One