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The Clarks’ Scott Blasey: ‘We still love playing on stage together’

Paul Guggenheimer

Like Mister Rogers, Andy Warhol and Primanti’s sandwiches, The Clarks are one of those Pittsburgh institutions that the people of the Steel City continue to embrace.

The band has been playing straight-ahead, guitar-based rock n’ roll with the same four members for over three decades now with no signs of stopping.

Along the way they have appeared on David Letterman’s Late Show and received major play on the radio.

On June 22, The Clarks will play Stage AE as headliners of the DVE Rocker.

Lead vocalist Scott Blasey talked with the Trib about the band’s longevity, recording their version of “(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding,” and the release of a new “Best of” compilation.

Paul Guggenheimer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul at 724-226-7706 or [email protected].

Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Scott Blasey of The Clarks
The Clarks, from left, Greg Joseph, Rob James, Scott Blasey and Dave Minarik, gather for a photo at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg in 2016.
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