The NYO Weekly Event Guide | 01.07.16

Published On January 7, 2016 | By Leah Kennedy | Events

Get up with our weekly guide every Thursday to find out what’s happening in the 412–from daytrips, to nightlife, and more…

Below, you’ll find our top event selections for the week ahead:



1.7.16 | 9PM @ Spirit  | FREE | 21+
242 51st St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201

tOTAL TRASH turns up the temperature with the hottest indie-punk dance party on the block the first Thursday of every month. DJs Ricky, Sari & Dan will be providing the jams for the evening, from post-punk to Kiwi pop, and all your favorite obscurities in between.

TOTAL tRASH mix/preview #2 by Total Trash on Mixcloud


Dog, Night Vapor, Radon Chong + Choir

1.7.16 | 9PM @ The Rock Room | $6 | 21+
1054 Herron Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Step out this Thursday for a dose of rock and ruckus that’ll rattle you to the core. NY outfit Dog joins PGH locals, Night Vapor, Radon Chong, and Choir at Polish Hill’s beloved Rock Room.



LazerCrunk pres. 0h85

1.8.16 | 10PM @ brillobox | $5 | 21+
4104 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Pittsburgh’s own 0h85 is coming through to throw down a smooth selection of sounds at LazerCrunk’s latest showcase–from footwork to juke, to club and jungle jams. As always, resident-genre-bending DJs Cutups and Keeb$ will host.


TITLE TOWN: Soul & Funk Dance Party

1.8.16 | 9PM @ Ace Hotel | $6| 21+
120 S Whitfield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15206

This year, TITLE TOWN claimed new headquarters and a new night for their highly-buzzed-about soul & funk party. Join them in Ace’s second floor ballroom and take a journey through history, where DJs J Malls and Gordy G. will play classics, throwbacks, and rare finds ranging from deep disco to vintage R&B.

naeemavTEMPLE pres. Naeem

1.8.16 | 10PM @ REMEDY  | $3 | 21+
5121 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Join DETOUR’s Naeem, DJ Firefly and Mike Masai for a sizzling new showcase dedicated to the sounds of the underground. Beats will be complimented by captivating visual media displays, inviting guests to get lost in the rhythm of the night.

Old School PaintbrushesArt Supply Swap

1.9.16 | 1PM @ TechShop | FREE
192 Bakery Square Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Make use of those extra supplies you’ve collected or neglected, and switch them out for some fresh finds at TechShop’s Art Supply Swap. Artists are welcome to donate gently used items, trade them up for new ones, sip drinks, and scope out the scene.

Photo Cred: Christian Colton, Redfishbowl

Gallery 4: Redfishbowl Collective Artists’ Showcase

1.9.16 | 7PM @ The Gallery 4 | FREE
206 S Highland Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206

The dynamic premier of locally grown artist collective Redfishbowl’s showcase kicks off this weekend at the Gallery 4. Enjoy live painting, musical entertainment, and complimentary bevs and refreshments while browsing works ranging in mediums from pop, sci-fi, and street art; to cartoonist, surrealist, and more.

chatham baroque

Twelfth Night 2016

1.9.16 | 8PM @ Ace Hotel | $115-$200 | 21+
120 S Whitfield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15206


Pay tribute to the late, great William Shakespeare at Chatham Baroque’s 25th anniversary and annual benefit gala. This year’s festivities include live, lit-inspired music and a silent art auction curated by The Warhol’s Jessica Beck. From 6-8PM, guests are invited to attend Oberon’s Feast: a VIP pre-dinner party catered by The Whitfield, along with a private performance by Chatham Baroque.


Slugss, Robin Vote, Blod Maud + Host Skull

1.9.16 | 8PM @ Spirit  | $5 | 21+
242 51st St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Get your fix of live music this weekend with an eclectic lineup of bands that’ll switch up the pace and provide you with proper jams–ranging from metamorphic rock, to post-pop-punk, and more.

Craig Kuna

Hot Mass pres. Craig Kuna + Dima

1.9.16 | 11:55PM @ Hot Mass | $15 | 21+
1139 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

San Fran transplant Craig Kuna returns to his PGH hometown with Dima to play a night of classic underground techno as the duo, Tehama. It’s an afterhours affair you won’t want to miss… Come forth with stamina, booze, and your dancing shoes in tow.

Preview sounds from NYO’s Weekly Top Ten events in our playlist below:

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Photo Creds: tOTAL TRASH (1), NIGHT VAPOR (2), LazerCrunk (3), TITLE TOWN (4), DETOUR PGH (5), Christian Colton, Redfishbowl Artist (7), Chatham Baroque (8), Robin Vote (9), Craig Kuna, Housepitality (10).

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