Looking for something to do tonight that doesn’t include joining the masses of Pittsburghers at Light Up Night? You’re in luck. There are a plethora of shows and events taking place Friday night in the burgh. Here are five Light Up Night alternative to get you started.
Headbanging keeps you warm, right? Local stoner rock band MaxXouT is having a release show at Cattivo for its new EP The Big Push, a five-track hard rock explosion. Joining the three-man group is performing arts group Outsideinside and steel city rockers, Stone Cold Killer. All attendees will receive MaxXouT’s EP and digital download with entry.
Second Skin, an 80s underground dance party hits Brillobox for a night filled with post-punk, deathrock, new wave, goth, minimal synth, and synth pop.
Take a mini trip into space with the Black Hole Zion as they perform their satanic, industrial, progressive metal music.
Multi-platinum award-winning singer/songwriter Josh Groban makes a stop in Pittsburgh as part of his Bridges Tour. Named after the September 21 release of his eighth studio album, Bridges.
Pretend you’re by the ocean with Huntington Beach, Calif.’s Yung Pinch. His long surfer hair and rap and hip-hop music take the stage at Stage AE.
Those are CP staff writer Jordan Snowden's top 5 picks. But here are few more if none of the above spark your interest.
Billy Gardell. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Benedum Center, Downtown. $39.00 - $89.00. trustarts.org
Comedy (Best known for his role as Mike on Mike & Molly).
Super Unison. 7 p.m. The Mr. Roboto Project, Bloomfield. $10. therobotoproject.com
Hard screamo rock music.
Vampires Ball. 8 p.m. Cattivo, Lawrenceville. $20. 21+ cattivopgh.com
An event promoting vampire goth lifestyle.
Austin Lucas. 7 – 9 p.m. Club Café, South Side. $10. 21+ clubcafelive.com
The Vindys. 10:15 p.m-1:30 a.m. Club Café, South Side. $8. 21+ clubcafelive.com
The Cretan Fraternity. 7 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Building, Oakland.
Authentic Cretan Greek music.