#NYO10 Weekly Events List | 06.16.16
2016 Urban Garden Party: Light Up the Night
Friday 6.17.16 | 7:30PM @ Mattress Factory | $75+ | 21+
505 Jacksonia St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This Friday, hit up one of the biggest parties of the summer, Mattress Factory’s signature fundraiser – Urban Garden Party: Light Up the Night. The event will be lighting up with live entertainment, food from Pittsburgh’s top restaurants, and an open bar. Get a VIP pass for exclusive perks and a pregame starting at 6, or head over at 7:30 for general admission. All proceeds go towards the Mattress Factory’s art programs, exhibits, and education outreach.
Alix Perez + DLR at BELVEDERES
Friday 6.17.16 | 9PM @ Belvederes |$20 | 21+
4016 Butler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Join Pittsburgh Drum and Bass Collective and Boss Music this Friday as they host Alix Perez and DLR at Belvederes. From electronica and soul, to drum and bass, the UK-based DJs are bringing fresh beats to the Burgh for a night you won’t want to miss.
N3D Hilltop Block Party
Friday 6.17.16 | 6PM @ Industry on Industry | $12.50 | 21+
Manton Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
Next 3 Days is throwing a party on the Hilltop this weekend to showcase Mt. Washington and Allentown. Tickets include entry, food tasting, drink tickets, and live entertainment feat. Beauty Slap, R.A.D., DJ Climax, Kanti Kasa, Gone South, Lyn Woods, and Joe the Mailman. As part of the N3D initiative to celebrate emerging neighborhoods in the 412, events will also be held on Saturday and Sunday highlighting life on the Hilltop.
Body and Soul featuring Jasiri X & Paul Robeson
Friday 6.17.16 | 8PM @ The Hollywood Theater | $10-25
1449 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Come out for the premiere of hip-hop artist Jasiri X’s original score for the 1925 silent film, “Body and Soul,” directed by Oscar Micheaux and starring Paul Robeson. Jasiri X burst onto the hip-hop scene by combining his passions for music and community activism. He is a six time Pittsburgh Hip-Hop Award winner, and the first hip-hop artist to receive the August Wilson Center for African American Culture Fellowship. Doors open at 7PM, with an introduction by early Black Cinema historian Joseph Kennedy IV at 8PM.
Saturday 6.18.16 | 10AM @ Homebase | FREE
3816 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
This weekend, music, fashion and culture collide at a brand new Lawrenceville location and storefront. Go check out the grand opening of Native Clothing and Accessories & 720 Records on Saturday!
Spirit Summer Recess
Saturday 6.18.16 | 12PM @ Spirit| $5 (after 9PM) | 21+ (after 9PM)
242 51st St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
This Saturday, Spirit and Loyal Order Music are teaming up for a FREE outdoor food and music festival. Spirit’s Community Garden will be loaded with live entertainment from Pittsburgh’s top musicians, great eats, and endless activities, including, water balloon fights, a pop-up skate park, and drinks on Spirit’s school bus. At 9PM, head inside for the 21+ Drummers vs. DJs party, and more.
South Side Art Crawl
Saturday 6.18.16 | 3PM @ Rex Theater | $5 | 21+
1602 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203
The South Side Art Crawl is back, featuring 250+ visual artists, 45+ venues, and 30+ bands. Local artists and musicians will span East Carson Street, unifying the neighborhood with Pittsburgh’s vibrant culture. In additions to art exhibitions, there will be live music, body painting, and a craft beer tasting event.
Hot Mass pres. White Visitation + Kamal [Blank Slate]
Saturday 6.18.16 | 11:59PM @ Hot Mass | $15 | 21+
1139 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
This Saturday, Hot Mass is welcoming White Visitation, Blank Slate artist and DJ/producer, all the way from Mexico City. Detour’s Alex Price will onboard to get the party started, and Blank Slate label head Kamal will be in the lineup to keep it going into the late hours of the morning. BYOB-friendly!
Cast Iron with Dad
Sunday 6.19.16 | 10AM @ Carrie Furnaces | $100
Ohio St., Rankin, PA 15218
Celebrate Father’s Day this year casting iron in the Steel City. In a special three-hour Father’s Day workshop, duos can explore the metal casting process and create a unique piece of art. Try something new and create a one of a kind gift with dad with this two-for-one, $100 deal.
The Karma Kids & Big Breakfast
Sunday 6.19.16 | 8PM @ Howlers | $5
4509 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224
New York’s the Karma Kids and Big Breakfast are kicking off their tour this weekend and invading Pittsburgh with support from Jack Wilson, Lazyblackman, Devin West and Vocab Slick. The progressive hip-hop collective, The Karma Kids, will be giving electric performances–both as a group and individually–and Big Breakfast will be rapping tracks from his newly released album.