The Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall had humble beginnings. In 1933 this space was known as Michalski’s Café and was granted the 2nd liquor license in city of Pittsburgh after prohibition. Fast-forward, what we all know now as the Thunderbird, in Lawrenceville. Learn more about this venue and the blues and rock performers who have graced this stage from current owner John Pergal, and relax and enjoy a live acoustic performance by Ric Proudfoot. RECORDED 11/5/2020
The DOP Stories series, November 2020 – February 2021, is supported in part by: UPMC, Dollar Bank and The Benter Foundation.