America visits Pittsbugh
MUNHALL - The folk rock band America will perform at 8 p.m. May 28 at the Carnegie Library Music Hall, 510 E. 10th Ave.
America had their biggest hits in the 1970s with songs like "A Horse With No Name" and "Sister Golden Hair."
They also had a Top 10 hit in 1982 with the song "You Can Do Magic."
The band released its first new album in more than 20 years in 2007.
Tickets for the concert range from $45 to $75 and are available at the Carnegie Library Music Hall's box office, online at www.librarymusichall. com or by calling 412-368-5225.
Hunt paintings on display
Images by railroad artist Robert L. Hunt will be on display at the Alto Model Train Museum Association's exhibits at Lakemont Park through Jan. 3. The paintings will be on display from 6 to 10 p.m. daily.
The images on canvas are available for purchase with a portion of proceeds benefiting the organization.
A self-taught artist, Hunt has received national recognition for his railroad and historical paintings.
Winter Jam heads to BJC
UNIVERSITY PARK - Christian music's largest annual tour, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, will blow through Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center beginning at 6 p.m. Jan. 30.
The 2010 version of Winter Jam will feature the Grammy-nominated group NewSong - the creators of the festival - as well as two of the top Christian music groups, Newsboys and Third Day. The event will also feature guest speaker Tony Nolan and five other contemporary Christian acts.
No tickets are required, and admission is $10 at the door.
Ex-'Idol' plays concert
PITTSBURGH - Former "American Idol" finalist Elliott Yamin will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 7 at Altar Bar, 1620 Penn Ave. Yamin is known for being the second runner-up to Taylor Hicks on season five of "Idol" and for singing the hit song "Wait For You."
The concert will feature other singers to be determined. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at the door. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling-800-745-3000.