On Stage: Steel City legend keeps to his roots

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Joe Grushecky Joe Grushecky is a veteran rocker who was born and raised in Pittsburgh. He released his first album in 1969 while a young musician in the Steel City. Now, almost a half-century later, he still calls the area home. Pittsburgh is a blue collar, tell-it-like-it-is town and Grushecky’s music shares the same attributes.