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Upcoming Event Sound Series: Steve Gunn & Friends: The Velvet Underground & Nico Tribute

Black and white photograph of Steve Gunn sitting down playing a guitar in a room with recording equipment.

We welcome back guitarist and songwriter Steve Gunn for a special tribute performance celebrating the album The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967), in connection with the exhibition The Velvet Underground & Nico: Scepter Studio Sessions. This special performance will also feature Warhol Screen Tests (silent film portraits) of the Velvets, projected above the band on stage. The band will feature Gunn and Alan Licht on guitar, Sue Garner on bass, Ryan Sawyer on drums, and Laura Ortman on viola.

  • Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
  • Steve Gunn & Friends performance begins at 8 p.m.
  • This performance is primarily standing room only. Limited seating is available upon advance request. We are committed to offering inclusive, engaging experiences for people of all abilities. To request accommodations to enhance your visit, please contact or call 412.237.8354.


The Velvet Underground & Nico: Scepter Studio Sessions is made possible through support provided by the Curatorial Vision Fund. Leadership support for the Curatorial Vision Fund is provided by The Fine Foundation, Jim Spencer and Michael Lin, and Scott M. Mory.

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