Friday, November 19, 2010

Brightsound Brings Wale and Girl Talk

Big shows at the Music Farm and Gaillard

Posted by T. Ballard Lesemann on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 5:12 PM

Local promotion company Brightsound Entertainment (the folks who delivered Steel Pulse and Big Boi) recently announced a couple of shows.

Hip-hop artist and Washington, D.C. native Wale (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, pictured) — the self-proclaimed “Ambassador of Rap for the Capital” — headlines a show at the Music Farm on Sat. Dec. 4. Wale (pronounced “wah-lay”) is on the road behind his latest album, Attention Deficit (Interscope/Allido). Advance tickets are on sale via Etix for $20 (plus fees). Visit for more.

Pittsburgh electronic act Girl Talk — a.k.a. DJ and remixer Greg Gillis — is solid for a concert at the Gaillard Municipal Auditorium on Sat. Jan. 22. Girl Talk specializes in mash-ups and digital sampling (from Black Sabbath to Peter Gabriel). He’s released five albums on the Illegal Art label. The latest collection, All Day, is currently available for free online. Advance tickets are on sale through for $25 (plus fees). Check out for more.

Visit for additional show info.

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