Always wanted that dream job of working with The Chainsmokers?

Well, your prayers might have just been answered! Or they sure as hell will be, or rather should be, hiring for the coveted position of a ‘Spell Checker’ to join them on tour soon!

Last weekend, The Chainsmokers touched down in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for a sold-out performance at the city’s PPG Paints Arena. Coming as a stop on their recently unveiled debut album tour for Memories… Do Not Open, the show had all the makings of a high energy, banging Chainsmokers show! 'Til the very end that is though…

Love them or hate them, The Chainsmokers have been in the news a lot, like almost everyday kind of a lot. But the latest reason why the The Chainsmokers are making headlines, is for offending the great people of the city of Pittsburgh.

Their crime: misspelling Pittsburgh.

During the duo’s sold-out arena show in the city last weekend, they ended their set with a huge banner as a 'Thank You' note to the audience for being downright awesome. Except errrr, they ended up thanking ‘Pittsburg’ and giving that crucial ‘H’ a break… Something a LOT of ‘tweeple’ from the ‘Burgh weren’t very happy about.

What was a real pity was the fact that before the mishap they seemed to have had the audience left rapt with quite a show!

As the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette review said:

Recommended Articles

swedish house mafia

Swedish House Mafia Announce First Music Festival Performance of 2021

The legendary trio's comeback campaign will shift into high gear at Audacy Beach Festival, where they'll be joined by Weezer, All Time Low and more.

Nocturnal Wonderland

Couple Appears to Have Sex In the Middle of Nocturnal Wonderland Music Festival

A passerby at Nocturnal Wonderland 2021 recorded a video of what appears to be two ravers engaging in public sex on the grounds of the SoCal music fest.

Tomorrowland winter

Tomorrowland Winter 2021 Reveals First Artists: See the Phase 1 Lineup

Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and more will perform at the festival, set to take place March 19-26, 2022.

“With an impressive production that included animated, comic book-style backdrops, an automated DJ table that raised and lowered, thick clouds of smoke, multiple storms of confetti, pyrotechnics and several sophomoric live skits (like one where Pall supposedly left the stage to use the bathroom and Facetimed Taggart), The Chainsmokers hushed any naysayers who contended that electronic dance music could not be commercialized.”


But in the end, things finished on a rather sour note.

Perfectly put in the Trib Live review of the show speaking about the finale mishap:

“...the song was met with much applause, before being dampened with a misspelled “Thank You Pittsburg” sign that came down at show's end. It was obviously unfortunate, but even more so because Taggart made it a point to talk about how great the city had been to The Chainsmokers and not every city was as enthusiastic as Pittsburgh”.

On that note, we’ll just leave this here.

After photos of the mistake started circulating online, the duo took to Twitter to post a now-deleted message, saying: “lol totally putting our visual guy on blast for misspelling Pittsburgh at the end”.

Talk about owning up for their shit much! Also, misspelling the name of the very city giving you sold out shows and mad love is pretty much the ‘pits’ right? Right!

However, get set ‘Clevlande’, you’re up next!

H/T: Billboard

Related

Drew Taggart and Alex Pall of DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers (left to right).

The Chainsmokers make an Attempt to Clear the Air with Lady Gaga

The Chainsmokers take to The Howard Stern Show to clarify the actual issue with last years beef over Alex Pall's comments about Lady Gaga's "Perfect Illusion". Read on to find out

The-Chainsmokers-press-photo-by-Danilo-Lewis-2018-billboard-1548-1024x677

The Chainsmokers' "Closer" (feat. Halsey) is now 12-Times Platinum

The hit single joins just four other 12-times platinum tracks, among artists like Eminem and Justin Bieber.

Drew Taggart and Alex Pall of DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers (left to right).

The Chainsmokers Tease Upcoming Blink 182 Collaboration

The Chainsmokers recently spent time in the studio with Blink 182.

Chain Smokers Press Photo

The Chainsmokers to Produce Paris, a Film of Their 2017 Song's Namesake

Alex Pall and Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers have a movie in the works.

The-Chainsmokers-press-photo-by-Danilo-Lewis-2018-billboard-1548-1024x677

The Chainsmokers Donate KN95 Masks to New York and Las Vegas Medical Facilities

The Chainsmokers stepped up to donate some much needed medical resources.

A photo of DJ/producer Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers singing into a microphone during a performance over a yellow background.

The Chainsmokers and 5SOS Announce WORLD WAR JOY Fall Tour

The Chainsmokers and 5SOS will embark on a North American 2019 tour.

The-Chainsmokers-press-photo-by-Danilo-Lewis-2018-billboard-1548

Forbes Announces The Chainsmokers, 21 Savage and Normani for 2019 Under 30 Summit

The Chainsmokers, 21 Savage, and Normani will kick off the 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit’s Music Festival at Detroit’s iconic Masonic Temple.