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What Pittsburgh's Starship Mantis and Harrisburg's Dr. Slothclaw are playing an out-of-this-world show at James Streets Gastropub, and the bands are rewarding people who know space is the place. Dress like an alien or in space clothes to get a discount on admission. Doors at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m.
Where James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy at 422 Foreland St. (North Side)
When August 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm to August 13, 2017 at 1:00 am
How much $10 general admission | $5 for people dressed like an alien
What To celebrate "Pittsburgh's rich piano history," more than two dozen musicians will perform. Pittsburgh Steinway is traveling the city for a day of free outdoor live music at various locations including Market Square, Heinz Hall and Grandview Park.
Where Various locations
When August 8, 2017 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
How much Free
What Expect disco shoes and a surplus of puns when CLO Cabaret hosts its ABBA-themed karaoke night. There is no "Money, Money, Money" needed to get in, but participants must be 21 or older. And for those planning on performing, remember to bring your A-game because, as the ABBA song reminds us, "The winner takes it all."
Where CLO Cabaret at 655 Penn Ave. (Downtown)
When August 5, 2017 at 10:30 pm to August 6, 2017 at 12:00 am
How much Free
What The EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta offers live music, boat races and plenty of activities for all ages. The fun gets underway today with a performance by Smash Mouth (the purveyors of some of the most dangerously infectious pop music of the '90s) and (*fingers crossed*) a legion of shimmying Shreks. Plus, there's a can't-miss Red Bull-sponsored human-powered flying machine competition. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Sunday.
Where Point State Park at 601 Commonwealth Place (Downtown)
When August 5, 2017 at 10:00 am to August 6, 2017 at 10:00 pm
How much Free
What DJs will spin a fusion of Big Band and electronic dance music at the Electro Swing Dance Party. Vintage-inspired 1920s-1940s-era attire is encouraged but not required — just remember your dancing shoes.
Where James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy at 422 Foreland St. (North Side)
When July 22, 2017 at 9:00 pm to July 23, 2017 at 1:00 am
How much $7
What It's the second in the summertime Jam on Walnut series, this time featuring Kelsey Friday and Chris Higbee. The outdoor concert, held on Shadyside's Walnut Street, raises money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Where 5442 Walnut St. (Shadyside)
When July 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
What The fifth annual Deutschtown Music fest features 200 bands, 28 stages, eight outdoor stages, more than 20 food vendors and a beer garden. Performances, ranging from rock to pop to Celtic, are free.
Where Various locations in the North Side
When July 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm to July 15, 2017 at 11:59 pm
How much Free
What Browse museum exhibits and listen to live music while eating from local food trucks and drinking libations from more than 12 local breweries/wineries/distilleries. Tickets include drinks, access to the museum, live music and a commemorative pint glass. VIP admission starts at 6 p.m. and is $50. 21+
Where The Mattress Factory at 500 Sampsonia Way (Central Northside)
When July 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
How much $40
What Walnut Street in Shadyside will be shut down for a night of music, fun, food and drinks. Byron Nash & Plan B and Bon Journey will provide the soundtrack for the evening. Jam on Walnut benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Where Shadyside at 5442 Walnut Street (Shadyside)
When June 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
What For the past two decades, the WYEP Summer Music Festival has been a harbinger of summer in Pittsburgh. Bring a lawn chair and some snacks, and enjoy an evening of music (hopefully the sun will show up, too).
Where Schenley Plaza at 4400 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)
When June 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm to 10:15 pm
How much Free
What Station Square's 2017 Summer Jam concert series kicks off with a performance by Pittsburgh's own Rusted Root. No outside booze or beverages allowed, but nearby restaurants will sell beer outdoors.
Where Station Square at 125 W. Station Square Drive (South Shore)
When June 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm
How much Free
What The Make Music Pittsburgh Summer Solstice Extravaganza will feature music genres ranging from country rock ‘n’ roll to hip-hop to solo blues punk and even some ukulele tunes. The event will also feature live art and drawing. Plus, it’s at Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, so … pierogies.
Where Bloomfield Bridge Tavern at 4412 Liberty Ave. (Bloomfield)
When June 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
How much Free
What The Brass Roots, East Liberty Presbyterian Church's brass ensemble in residence, and organist Dr. Edward Alan Moore will play a free concert with a space theme. Hear selections from Richard Strauss' "Also Sprach Zarathustra," as well as pieces from "Star Trek," "Star Wars" and "Superman." Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra trombonist James Nova will serve as guest conductor.
Where East Liberty Presbyterian Church at 116 South Highland Ave. (East Liberty)
When May 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm
How much Free
What It's the start of a three-day festival with 15 local bands between Friday and Saturday and a vintage market on Sunday. Go for music, art, yoga and more.
Where The Abbey on Butler Street at 4635 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)
When May 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm to May 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm
How much Free
What "A Gathering of Sons" is a jazz opera set in the aftermath of the death of a black man at the hands of a white police officer. Hear pieces from the new opera and listen to the people involved talk about the creative process. There will also be panelists, including Brandi Fisher from the Alliance for Police Accountability.
Where Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council at 810 Penn Ave. (Downtown)
When May 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm
How much Free