Foreigner – Rocksino – Cleveland 4-30-17

The Pure Rock Shop hit the road this weekend to spend a night with Foreigner at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Cleveland, Ohio, and as anticipated, it was well worth the...
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Tom Keifer – January 28, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Tom Keifer made good on his promise to return to Jergel’s in Warrendale (Pittsburgh), PA after he was forced to cancel his October show due to severe dehydration.  The sold out...
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Richie Kotzen – Pittsburgh, PA 5-10-2017

Hot on the heels of an impressive jaunt with The Winery Dogs, Richie Kotzen is touring the states in support of his latest solo release Salting Earth.  The Pure Rock Shop...

Foreigner – March 8, 2018 – Greensburg, PA

Fans east of Pittsburgh were treated to an evening with Foreigner at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA, a historic venue that hosts a variety of concerts and local theater events,...
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The Cult – Goodyear Theater – Akron, OH 5-12-2017

The Pure Rock Shop had been building up the excitement for our area’s only performance by The Cult on their North American tour in support of their latest release Hidden City....

Dokken and Red Reign – March 14, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

Dokken fans in the Pittsburgh area will be treated to appearances by all four original members (Don Dokken, Mick Brown, George Lynch and Jeff Pilson) this month... They'll just have...
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Mr. Big – Pittsburgh 6-6-2017

Mr. Big, who has just launched their world tour in support of their upcoming July release of Defying Gravity, played an extensive set to a packed crowd at Jergel’s on Tuesday,...

Judas Priest, Saxon, Black Star Riders – Covelli Centre – 3-15-18

Black Star Riders Many of those in attendance the at Covelli were unaware of the pedigree of the Black Star Riders, who feature Thin Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham, Ricky Warwick from the Almighty,...
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Great White – Erie 7-14-17

The Great White Band (lead singer Terry Ilous, guitarist Mark Kendall (who we spoke with recently), the multi-talented Michael Lardie, drummer Audie Desbrow and bassist Scott Snyder) headlined the main stage...
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Dixie Dregs – March 22, 2018 – Homestead, PA

I was first introduced to the Dixie Dregs when they were touring in support of Dream Theater back in 2000 on the Metropolis tour. Prior to the show, I learned some...
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Queensryche, Armored Saint Rex Theater 12-7-16

The Pure Rock Shop caught up with Queensyche on their 2016 Condition Human tour with supporting acts Armored Saint and Midnight Eternal at the Rex Theater on Pittsburgh’s South Side this...
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Hair Metal Heaven Festival – Hull, U.K. August 25-27, 2017

The Hair Metal Heaven festival took place in Kinston Upon Hull (commonly known as Hull), a three hour train ride from London, England (and perhaps an entertaining car ride for those...