Chris Parker

Chris Parker

Longform/Music/Sports Journalist

Former Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter for Cleveland Scene, write news/policy cover stories & music features at magazines and alt-weeklies nationwide.

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26 music3 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Southern pop architect Don Dixon performs at Club Café | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Southern pop architect Don Dixon performs at Club C...

24 music5 article
Pittsburgh City paper

L7's Donita Sparks plays 31st Street | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

L7's Donita Sparks plays 31st Street | Music Featur...

Pittsburgh City paper

Godspeed! progeny Thee Silver Mt. Zion rocks to its own clock | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Godspeed! progeny Thee Silver Mt. Zion rocks to its...

29 music1 article
Pittsburgh City paper

!!! survives electroclash, recruits a Pittsburgher | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

!!! survives electroclash, recruits a Pittsburgher ...

32 music3 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Brooklyn's We Are Scientists and Oxford Collapse sound an ocean apart | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Brooklyn's We Are Scientists and Oxford Collapse so...

28 music3 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Groundbreaking guitarist Adrian Belew performs at Diesel | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Groundbreaking guitarist Adrian Belew performs at D...

40 music2 article
Pittsburgh City paper

The Shack*Shakers' fiery frontman burns down the house | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

The Shack*Shakers' fiery frontman burns down the ho...

34 music2 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Silent Years' global journey stops in Pittsburgh | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Silent Years' global journey stops in Pittsburgh | ...

35 music4 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Bad-boy Brits The Fratellis offer laddish jams with Here We Stand | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Bad-boy Brits The Fratellis offer laddish jams with...

37 music2 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Singer-songwriter Dar Williams plays Club Café with Shawn Mullins | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Singer-songwriter Dar Williams plays Club Café with...

38 music2 article
Pittsburgh City paper

The name has changed, but Bill Callahan's Americana gut-punches remain | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

The name has changed, but Bill Callahan's Americana...

40 music4 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Langhorne Slim rollicks and rambles into Club Café | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Langhorne Slim rollicks and rambles into Club Café ...

44 music1 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Ted Leo and The Pharmacists bring polemics and pop hooks to Diesel | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Ted Leo and The Pharmacists bring polemics and pop ...

46 music3 article
Pittsburgh City paper

Rebel rockers Michael Franti & Spearhead bring the reggae to Homestead | Music Features | Pittsburgh City Paper

Rebel rockers Michael Franti & Spearhead bring the ...