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The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

The Rex Theater Will Close Its Doors

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2020

There will be a sad and solemn farewell for one of Pittsburgh's longest standing music venues, as it will be closing its doors for good. The Rex Theater, which has been a Pittsburgh staple for just over a decade, announced on September 18 that they will close down permanently due to financial struggles...

Punchline hits The Rex Theater & interview with Chris Fafalios

Punchline hits The Rex Theater & interview with Chris Fafalios

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

January 12, 2020

The Rex Theater held Pittsburgh's local pop-punk proprietors Punchline on January 3, along with a multitude of other local acts such as Lotus Kid, Another Cheetah and The Composure. With the audience filling the dark room shoulder to shoulder, Ramones T-shirts and skinny jeans, Lotus Kid kicked off...

The Menzingers hit the Roxian Theater

The Menzingers hit the Roxian Theater

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

December 4, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Philadelphia-native punk rockers "The Menzingers" shoved their way into the Roxian Theater on Saturday, November 30. On their fifth week of touring, they stopped into the Pittsburgh area to play a monumentally energetic and exciting show. The opening act of the night, Culture Abuse,...

The Rex Theater hosts La Dispute

Photo credit: Jonah Hoy

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

November 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Rex Theater hosted the post hardcore band La Dispute along with groups Empath and Touchee Amore on November 19. For one night only, the dimly lit bar was transformed into a dance floor of rage and angst. Empath opened the night with somewhat new, but familiar sound, which gave a...

Tedeschi Trucks Band to visit UPMC Events Center

Photo Credit: @DerekAndSusan

John Blinn

November 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Blues rock band Tedeschi Trucks Band are the next group to perform on the Robert Morris University campus. In an email sent to students, RMU announced that the performers would visit the UPMC Events Center as a part of their 2020 tour.The concert will take place on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. ...

Sara Bareilles hosts emotional concert in UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles performing at the UPMC Events Center. Moon, PA. November 15, 2019. RMU Sentry Media/Jonah Hoy.

Jonah Hoy, Contributor

November 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- From love songs to tales about an ordinary waitress, Sara Bareilles brought her own style to the UPMC Events Center Friday night with a star studded show from start to finish.  The opening act for the night was Emily King, dressed in black from head to toe and ready to groove. Wh...

Tyler, The Creator brings “IGOR” to life at Stage AE

Tyler, The Creator brings

Zachary Somma, Contributor

September 27, 2019

Rapper, singer, and celebrity personality Tyler, The Creator performed at Stage AE for his "IGOR" tour.

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Dylan performing at Finsbury Park. Photo credit Francisco Antunes.

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- American folk music icon Bob Dylan has been announced as the next headlining act at Robert Morris University's UPMC Events Center. A part of the newest "Bob Dylan and His Band" tour, the concert will take place on Sunday, November 10, at 8 P.M. The event was first announced throug...

Evanescence wakes up the UPMC Events Center with successful concert

UPMC Event Center

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 14, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer’s own.  MOON TOWNSHIP - Evanescence headlined the first concert at the new UPMC Events Center on May 12. Bringing their iconic alternative rock sound to the campus of Robert Morris University, the band offered audiences their firs...

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

Photo Credit: (Facebook/UPMC Events Center)

John Blinn, News Editor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The sixth headlining act to take the stage of the UPMC Events Center has been announced. On Monday, the UPMC Events Center announced that Sara Bareilles's Amidst the Chaos Tour would be making a stop at Robert Morris University The concert is set for November 15 and tickets go on...