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Titans Of Rock, Patton Firemen’s Jubilee This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, June 7 through Thursday, June 13. Among the live music activities this weekend is Friday night's second installment of this year's Alive at Five Summer Concert Series at the Railroaders Museum, ...

Alive at Five Returns, Happy Valley Music Fest This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 31 through Thursday, June 6. Among the anticipated highlights this weekend is the return of the "Alive at Five" Summer Concert Series at Altoona's Railroaders Museum on Friday evening. Officially ...

Memorial Day Weekend Live Music Everywhere!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 24 through Thursday, May 30. Memorial Day Weekend 2019 presents a wide assortment of special live music activities and events to check out. For fans of the Beatles, Altitude Entertainment presents ...

Arts Festival, SpringFest, Jimmy Mowery and Schism This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 17 through Thursday, May 23. Live music fans will have plenty to savor around the area this weekend, with outdoor and indoor live music events to pick from. One of Spring's biggest highlights in ...

Karapalooza and the Return of Downtown Live!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, May 10 through Thursday, May 16. Among the noteworthy events happening on area stages within the next seven days are a benefit concert and the return of outdoor live music to downtown ...

Huntingdon Mayfest and A Show for the Dogs This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, April 26 through Thursday, May 2. As live music continues to venture back outdoors with warmer temperatures, another of the first area spring festivals returns on Saturday in downtown Huntingdon. The ...

Easter Weekend Live Music!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, April 19 through Thursday, April 25. Easter weekend finds a number of area music favorites on stages around the region. The listing below will give you the lowdown on who is playing where and when. So ...

We The Kings Off the Rails This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, April 12 through Thursday, April 18. Among this weekend's live music highlights is Penn State Altoona's annual "Ivyside Off the Rails: Music and Art Festival," which will happen Sunday evening at ...

The Reverend Brings the Heat Again!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, April 5 through Thursday, April 11. One of the big highlights on area stages this weekend is the return of national recording act The Reverend Horton Heat, conducting another service of the church of ...

Good Grief! Lots of Live Music This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, March 29 through Thursday, April 4. Lots of local favorites populate area stages this weekend and upcoming week. Zach Wade & the Good Grief return to action on Altoona stages both Friday and ...

Swingin’ Utters Return This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, March 22 through Thursday, March 28. Among the highlights on area stages this weekend, influential California punk rock group Swingin' Utters return to perform at McGarvey's on Friday night. First ...

Beware the Ides of St. Patrick This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, March 15 through Thursday, March 21. Of course, this weekend is all about the wearing of the green, eating copious amounts of corned beef, cabbage and Lucky Charms, and brandishing Irish derby hats, ...

Singing For Survivors, Feel the Heat and Punkfest This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, March 8 through Thursday, March 14. A number of interesting and fun live music-related events take place during this weekend and upcoming week. For starters, Altoona's Greenbean Coffee House is ...

Toasters and Tossers This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, March 1 through Thursday, March 7. McGarvey's will be a busy venue this weekend, as they bring in two influential and pioneering bands on Friday and Saturday nights. New York-based ska music pioneers ...

Valentine’s Leftovers and Riding the Mysterytrain!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, February 15 through Thursday, February 21. With Valentine's Day just passed, several Valentine's-themed dances and music events will take place this weekend, and some are in the listing below. Central ...

Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day Live Music!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, February 8 through Thursday, February 14. Seasonal occasions provide the themes for some of the live music happenings during this weekend and upcoming week. McGarvey's celebrates the start of the ...

Semi-Supervillains, Fyre and Vision to None On Stage This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, February 1 through Thursday, February 7. Among live music happenings on local stages this weekend is the first local appearance of Pittsburgh area rockers the Semi-Supervillains, who perform on Friday ...

B-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-ring The Live Music!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 25 through Thursday, January 31. Winter's other shoe has dropped, and snow, ice and bitter cold have made their arrivals in central Pennsylvania. With more brutal cold temperatures in the ...

Winter Storm Live Music!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 18 through Thursday, January 24. The big topic of conversation heading into this weekend is the major winter weather event that is expected to impact the region beginning on Saturday afternoon. ...