Guster Turns Snowed-Out Philly Show into Impromptu ‘Dumpster Set’ in Pittsburgh

Guster Road Journal

The blizzard cancelled our Philadelphia show and sent the GusBus on a mad dash west to avoid Jonas on Saturday. After a dicey drive we landed in Pittsburgh for an unexpected day off — we love us some PGH and they only got like 5 inches of snow total. It was a nice choice.

After watching 4 hours of CNN reporters in ski goggles we got bored and decided to go play a “Dumpster Set” somewhere in town. We picked a nice blue dumpster over near the Mexican War Streets neighborhood, and at 1:15 we tweeted the location out on the socials:

dumpster_insta

That gave people in Pittsburgh 45 minutes to learn about the show, find the dumpster, and enjoy a spontaneous random Guster concert.  The hope was that, since it was a weekend, maybe we’d get like 30 people to show up.  Eleven people did.

But we had a great…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. peace1971
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 21:26:00

    Wow. That’s cool. Did you go check it out seems like a chance of a lifetime.

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  2. Ed Cyphers
    Jan 24, 2016 @ 21:34:03

    I only found out about it afterwards. Wish I could have!

    Reply

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