Unsigned Spotlight

Listen to the Radio to help Support the Local Scene!

In my last article I talked about the music scene, the movements to help it grow, the positive change……now here’s something you can do to help. Listen to stations that play local music! Bands don’t want air time so they can hear themselves on the radio, the station doesn’t call them up and tell them…

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Spotlight on Strobe Lighting – AKMusicScene.com

If you’ve been to a Rock for Life concert recently (and other shows in the area), you’ve probably noticed that the light show game has been stepped up.  Enter Jonathan Fleischman and his company Strobe Lighting. Strobe lighting provides affordable Lighting Services for weddings, bands, concerts, or special events. AKMS: What inspired you to get…

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Spotlight on Zac Shepard – AKMusicScene.com

AKMS: Most people know you as the guitarist for the band After the Fall, tell us your music life before AtF. ZS: When I was 18 I started with Souls of Aries. That lasted for about 5 years. After we disbanded I got a call to ask if I’d be interested in jamming with local rock band…

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Spotlight on Cate Fouse – AKMusicScene.com

AKMS: from Jacob Parks: While you are an artist pushing your art, do you feel you are doing enough for others around you in the community? CF: I think that with being involved with Rock for Life, yes, I feel extremely involved in the community. AKMS: What is it about a stage that draws you to it?…

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Spotlight on Jacob Parks – AKMusicScene.com

AKMS: from Chris Dittman: If you could say a thank you to one local musician that is not a current band mate of yours, for being an influence and helping to mold you into the performer you are today, who would it be? JP: That is a hard question to answer. I was raised around…

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Spotlight on Chris Dittman – AKMusicScene.com

AKMS: Chris, you’ve been in the western PA music scene for a while now, what do you feel are the pros and cons of the scene? CD: Well, I’ve been in the scene for 23 years now and I’ve seen it go through several changes. I’d have to say the biggest pro of the scene…

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Episode 348 of the Pennsylvania Rock Show Charts! – AKMusicScene.com

For the first time ever in our time with mixcloud.com, the Pennsylvania Rock Show has 2 podcasts that have charted in the top 50 of the metal charts at the same time! Episode 348 is currently charted at #43 and Episode 347 remains in the top 50 coming in at #47! Day 2 Interviews: Episode…

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Rock Charities Spotlight – AKMusicScene.com

In recent weeks/months/days we’ve been putting an emphasis on local rock charity concerts at the Pennsylvania Rock Show If you’re interested in finding out a bit about how gracious the local rock community scene is in Western Pennsylvania, please take a few moments to listen to the following podcasts.

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Zac Shepard gets endorsement – AKMusicScene.com

Zac Shepard, of After the Fall, recently received an endorsement from Sinister Guitar Picks. After the Fall is a 4 piece, original hard rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Originally formed back in 2004, they’ve undergone several lineup changes over the years, and although met with success soon after their formation, it’s their current incarnation that…

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State Of Local Entertainment 2015 – AKMusicScene.com

What is the state of local entertainment going into 2016? For those of you that may not know Tony Marinacci of Total Entertainment & Entertainment passed away on September 2, 2015. He was an important figure in the history of the Pennsylvania Rock Show. Tony was instrumental in teaching me how to run a sound…

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