#NYO10 Weekly Event Guide | 03.31.16
Thursday 3.31.16 | 8PM @ Club Cafe | $15 | 21+
56 S. 12th St. Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Japanese psychedelic rock group Acid Mothers Temple have been making their mark on the music industry since 1995 with releases on multiple worldwide record labels. This week, they’ll take listeners on a trip with a medley of guitars, synthesizers, drums, bass and vocals. Sharing the stage with Acid Mothers will be Mounds from Michigan.
VIA pres. Air Max ’97, Yaeji, BABYTEETH, Ben Tabas + Boo Lean
Thursday 3.31.16 | 9PM @ Cattivo | $5 | 21+
146 44th St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201
VIA returns with their next upcoming music showcase featuring a talented roster of local and international performers. Australian DJ Air Max ’97 is making an appearance as well as NY transplant and CMU alum, Yaeji. Also onboard will be local talents BABYTEETH, Ben Tabas, and Boo Lean. Tickets are available at the door.
Friday 4.1.16 | 5PM @ Spirit
242 51st St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Come out and celebrate this year’s fish fry from Keep Pittsburgh Fishy. This year, proceeds will be donated to Dreams of Hope, a local queer youth arts/non-profit program. The local org helps the area’s young LGBTQA community learn to embrace their inner creativity and become more confident as strong, capable leaders. Keep PGH Fishy will feature fun for the whole family with tasty eats provided by APTEKA and The Vandal, as well as a photo booth, fishy face painting, and more!
Friday 4.1.16 | 6PM @ UnSmoke Systems
1137 Braddock Ave. Braddock, PA 15104
Come out for the opening of an art exhibit featuring some of the area’s best visual and conceptual artists: Dominique Hildebrand, Ren Rathbone, Michelle Montana, Ryan Maine, Kels Pennell, and Emily Faller. The opening reception will feature pieces of work to show the journey of memories, life, family, and time, putting into perspective the individual surroundings in today’s world.
Friday 4.1.16 | 6PM @ various locations on Penn
Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Every First Friday, Unblurred on Penn gives Pittsburgh residents a chance to explore the diverse culture and talented artists of our city. This month: check out the anti-social media exhibit @ Local 412; heat defying acts of art by Hot Jam at PGH Glass Center–including glassblowing demonstrations accompanied by an American Sign Language interpreter, and their latest exhibition, “Lifeforms”; wood burnings by Erica Brown at Artisan; reggae jams and drinks specials with the FREEDOM BAND at Mixtape, plus more!
Friday 4.1.16 | 10PM @ REMEDY | $3 – $5 | 21+
5121 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Cured is back for another first Friday celebration featuring deep funk, disco, house music and pork. This month’s guest DJ Good Dude LoJack is putting on a live performance that’ll surely keep you dancing from start to finish; and you can count on resident DJs Firefly and Jarrett Tebbetts to provide a proper dose of funky tracks beforehand. Cover is just three bucks from 10-11 PM, and $5 after.
Saturday 4.2.16 | 1PM @ Round Corner Cantina | $20 (all-you-can-eat) | 21+
3720 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Head over to Cantina’s second Annual Filipino Pig Roast this Saturday feat. a full day of Lechon, Lumpia, Chicharron, Sisig, Adobo, tacos, Tiki, music, and hopefully some sun! Pigs will be provided by Mike and the crew from Butcher on Butler; and secret family recipes from the Gancia family (a.k.a. the DJ Bamboo crew). $20 gets you all the food you can eat; plus, enjoy tableside Tiki cocktails and Crabbies drink specials, a vegan menu for the non-pork eaters, and music from several of the Burgh’s heavy hitter DJs, including: Selecta, Bamboo, Pandemic Pete, Anthony Susan, Eye J, and Erick Jaimez.
Saturday 4.2.16 | 9PM @ Ace Hotel Pittsburgh
120 S. Whitfield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Grab your friends and step out this Saturday night for a dance party featuring an ethnic mix of music styles–from Samba to Funk Carioca, to Bossa Nova and Brazilian Funk. Guest DJ Arnie P will be providing the music for the evening alongside resident DJ SMI. Hear tracks from famous artists like Astrid Giberto, Seu Jorge, Gilberto Gil, and many more. The party goes down on the 2nd Floor Ballroom of Ace Hotel.
The Clothing Swap
Sunday 4.3.16 | 2PM @ Spirit | $5
242 51st St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Make sure you stop by this month’s clothing swap to revamp your tired-out wardrobe for spring and summer, and provide to a great cause. Using your clothes, shoes, and accessories as currency, you can swap out your clothing for someone else’s. All clothes that aren’t swapped out will be donated to the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh (GLCC), Carol’s Closet, and New to You Shop in Wilkensburg.
Monday 4.4.16 | 7PM @ Altar Bar | $15 – $18
1620 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222
This April, Junior Boys are hitting PGH with Jessy Lanza and Borys. The Canadian outfit has been stunning us with releases since the early 2000’s; plus, band member Jeremy Greenspan has also been cooking up creative vibes in the studio with supporting act, Jessy Lanza. He’ll serve as a co-writer on her new album “Oh No,” set to drop this May.