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Recurring Event Sound Series: The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir

A group of seven people stand in front of a white background looking at the camera. There is one man in the middle of the frame with his hands in his pockets. Three people are standing to his right and three to his left.

We’re thrilled to welcome back The Magnetic Fields to Pittsburgh, on their three-city limited 50 Song Memoir tour, which chronicles the 50 years of songwriter Stephin Merritt’s life with one song per year. The show is performed over two nights (songs 1–25 on night one, songs 26–50 on night two). The band is led by Stephin Merritt, who is widely considered one of the most talented songwriters of this generation. Beyond writing and recording numerous albums, Merritt has also written songs for the books of Lemony Snicket, composed music for stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Coraline, and was the subject of the feature documentary Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and The Magnetic Fields.

Ticket options

Get tickets for both nights (June 19 and 20, 2018).

Get tickets to night one (June 19, 2018).

Get tickets to night two (June 20, 2018).


Co-presented with WYEP.

Sound Series

Sound Series is an ongoing concert series featuring internationally touring contemporary artists and bands from around the world. Learn more about our Sound Series.

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