#NYO10 Weekly Events List | 04.28.16
Spednar “Amorphaux” EP Release Party
Thursday 4.28.16 | 8PM @ The Space Upstairs | FREE
214 N Lexington St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Spednar‘s new EP just dropped, and what better way to celebrate than with a release party? The album, primarily composed with Tidal, will be released via Pittsburgh-based La Squadra Records. Sharing the stage with Spednar will be Disheveled, 8cylinder, Morgantics, Tiny Pony of Netcat, and Good Dude Lojack. Bring your friends to The Space Upstairs this week for music and all-night dancing.
Thursday 4.28.16 | 8PM @ Mr. Small’s | $17-$20
400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA 15209
Georgia’s ambient punk-rockers, Deerhunter, return to Pittsburgh after the release of their latest album, “Fading Frontier,” this past fall. After several line-up changes and a slew of traumatic incidents, the group’s put their all into their latest work, drawing inspiration from experience and music samples all over the spectrum–from The Rolling Stones, to Sonic Youth, to The Breeders and girl-group pop. Catch their eclectic set live this Thursday at Mr. Smalls.
GREEN JELLŸ w/ World’s Scariest Police Chases, The Filthy Low Down, Super Fun Time + Awesome Party Band
Thursday 4.28.16 | 8PM @ Spirit | $15 | 21+
242 51st St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Green Jelly is well into their eighth year after their triumphant return to music back in 2008. This comedy rock band got its start in 1981; and now, O.G. bandmember Bill Manspeaker brings Green Jelly to the Steel City to help celebrate his birthday with a stacked night of music. Sharing the stage will be hometown rockers World’s Scariest Police Chases, The Filthy Low Down, and Super Fun Time Awesome Party Band. Don’t miss out!
Friday 4.29.16 | 7PM @ James St. Gastropub & Speakeasy | $15-$20 | 21+
422 Foreland St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Join FoundSound Music in celebrating one jam packed year of local music and creative party planning in the Burgh. The collective brings forth a tasteful lineup of versatile artists for your listening pleasures, and guests are invited to dance the night away with the crew and artists onboard. Presales can be purchased at the $ link above; check out the full lineup schedule online!
Fri. 4.29 ~ Sat. 4.20.16 | 5PM @ Lawrenceville
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Coordinated by local organization, Tree Pittsburgh, Arbrew Days is a neighborhood-driven event that celebrates Arbor Day: the international celebration of trees. Several Lawrenceville restaurants have jumped onboard to host specials during Arbrew Days that will help celebrate and support Lawrenceville’s urban forest! All special drinks can be ordered at any of the participating locations, and a portion of the sale will go to ReLeaf Lawrenceville, a committee working to improve L-ville’s forest through tree planting, maintenance and education. This year’s participating restaurants include Allegheny Wine Mixer, Arsenal Cider House, The Goldmark, Hop Farm Brewing Co., Tender, and more! To get involved, interested parties can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Tree Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville webpage.
Friday 4.29.16 | 10PM @ Lava Lounge | FREE | 21+
2204 E. Carson St. Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Pittsburgh’s renowned music and counterculture venue Lava Lounge brought residents to E Carson St. for over two decades to let loose and enjoy good vibes in its funky, cave-like atmosphere. Recently, owners announced they’ll be closing their doors at the end of April to develop a new concept inside the space. Old friends and newbies alike are welcome to celebrate their legacy with a week’s worth of happening parties–including the final 80’s Night happening this Friday. Enjoy drink specials, the Lava Lounge staff, and DJ SamAraI on the 1’s and 2’s, who’ll be spinning 80’s tracks and alt-vibes from open to close.
Saturday 4.30.16 | 7PM @ Cattivo | $13-$15 | 21+
146 44th St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Portland sub pop outfit The Helio Sequence travels cross-country for their upcoming live performance alongside a few local tastemakers this Saturday at Cattivo. Sway to the sounds of City Steps and The Velcro Shoes, who’ll be on board this evening for opening support.
Saturday 4.30.16 | 11:55PM @ Hot Mass | $15 | 21+
1139 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Hometown staple Shawn Rudiman blazes through Hot Mass this weekend to throw down an all-live, all-improvised techno set that’ll have you on the floor til sunrise. DETOUR co-founder Naeem will be on the decks to kick off the evening, so it’ll surely be a packed house for this one… Get there early!
Saturday 4.30.16 | 12PM @ August Wilson House | FREE (w/ R.S.V.P.)
1727 Bedford Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Celebrate Pittsburgh’s own August Wilson at the upcoming Birthday Block Party hosted by the Daisy Wilson Artists Community. Guests can enjoy food trucks, live performances, cake, music, and vendors selling their wares, while celebrating Wilson’s rich history and legacy. Be sure to R.S.V.P. to save your spot!
Sunday 5.1.16 | 4PM on the North Side | FREE
2000 Rockledge St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This spring, One Northside Pgh partners with the Buhl Foundation for The Block Party–the first of five events taking place in Spring Hill this year. The Block Party is a series of mini arts festivals that celebrates the local identities of PGH’s Northside neighborhoods. The party goes down in the new Asylgärten Park, a lot owned by the Spring Hill Civic League, and currently undergoing renovations as a future community space. The free festival features local bands delicious pastries, Brewer’s Row and The Get Down Gang, performing on the Flyspace Productions mobile stage; stories about the neighborhood being collected onsite by The Saturday Light Brigade; hands-on activities with Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse and Little House Big Art; onsite food trucks, refreshments, and much more!