Not only has Pittsburgh frozen over, but it could be that hell has frozen over too.
This would be the first sign:
JIMMY BUFFETT IS NOT COMING TO PITTSBURGH THIS SUMMER.
Mr. Margaritaville has been as regular here as potholes and pierogies, but the 2015 itinerary is out and Pittsburgh didn't make the list.
It's a shocking turn of events, as he has played to Parrotheads in Burgettstown every year since the place opened in 1990. Except for 2005, when his boat sailed into PNC Park.
Buffett goes from Virginia (June 20) to Cincinnati (June 23), then it looks like he takes July and half of August off and is in Camden, NJ, on Aug. 18. Looking at the Pavilion schedule, there does not appear to be a conflict around those dates.
Live Nation confirms there is no Pittsburgh date on this tour, but will not tell us why. We can guess that it's not for lack of ticket sales.
Maybe there's a woman to blame. Maybe it's nobody's fault.
Whatever the reason, it's a sad day for Parrothead Pittsburgh.