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Pittsburgh Grooveline: April 25-May 1

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Each week, the City Paper compiles a list of Pittsburgh dance parties for you and your crew to bust loose to the best bangers, EDM, pop hits, and more. (All events are 21 and over unless otherwise stated.)

Fri., April 26

Jellyfish at P Town - CP PHOTO: AMANDA WALTZ
  • CP Photo: Amanda Waltz
  • Jellyfish at P Town
Jellyfish PUFF Opening Night Party at P Town Bar. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4740 Baum Blvd., Oakland. Free. ptownbar.comJellyfish helps kicks off Reel Q’s third annual Pittsburgh Underground Film Festival (PUFF) with a free afterparty for the opening night screening of Knife+Heart, a new queer slasher film starring French pop-star Vanessa Paradis (7:30 p.m. 5530 Penn Ave., East Liberty. $7-10. kelly-strayhorn.org). For this event, Jellyfish welcomes Elska Magazine, a bi-monthly photography publication described as "part intellectual queer pin-up mag, and part sexy anthropology journal."

Sat., April 27

Big Freedia
  • Big Freedia
Big Freedia TWERKfest Pre-PRIDE Dance Party at Spirit. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $15. spiritpgh.com – Join Big Freedia for the TWERKfest Pre-PRIDE Dance Party at Spirit. Hosted by Tru T PGH, the event kicks off this year’s People's Pride event with a celebration presided over by New Orleans’ own Queen of Bounce. For double the fun, check out the NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin downstairs in the Spirit Lodge ($8 in advance/$10 at the door).

Pop Punk Night: Halfoween Masquerade at The Smiling Moose. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 1306 E. Carson St., South Side. Free. smiling-moose.com - Halloween is six months away, but The Smiling Moose is ready to celebrate now, with its Pop Punk Night: Halfoween Masquerade. Dress up, drink, and dance to all the best emo and pop-punk music from the '90s, '00s, and today. Text requests to 412-398-4019 or tweet to @poppunknight.

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Thu., April 25



Down to Funk at The Goldmark. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Doors at 8 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. thegoldmark.com

COVEN at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. belvederesultradive.com

Perpetual Propaganda at Scenario. 10 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free. scenariopgh.com

Studio 54 at There Ultra Lounge. 12 a.m. 931 Liberty Ave., Downtown. Free. facebook.com/THEREUltra

Fri., April 26

In Bed By Ten at Spirit. 6-9 p.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $10. spiritpgh.com

Friday Nights with DJ Midas at The Goldmark. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. thegoldmark.com

Diamond Life at Spirit. 9 p.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $5. spiritpgh.com

80s Night at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St.,
Lawrenceville. $5. belvederesultradive.com


Red Cup Nation’s Faded Fast Tour at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free. scenariopgh.com

Union at Brillobox. 10 p.m. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $10. brilloboxpgh.com

Sat., April 27

Saturday Nights with DJ Nugget at The Goldmark. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5 after 10 p.m. thegoldmark.com

Drake Night at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5-7. belvederesultradive.com

DJ Endless & DJ Nugget/90s & 00s Party at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free/$5 after 11 p.m. scenariopgh.com

Slappers N Bangers at Brillobox. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $5. brilloboxpgh.com

Hot Mass [Cold Cuts] with Jarrett T at Club Pittsburgh. 11:59 p.m.-7 a.m. 1139 Penn Ave, Strip District. $10. clubpittsburgh.com

Mon., April 29

In the Weeds: Industry DJ Night at Ace Hotel. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. 120 South Whitfield St., East Liberty. Free. acehotel.com/Pittsburgh

Tue., April 30

Request Nite with DJ Joanie B at Howlers. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 4509 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. Free. howlerspittsburgh.com

Wed., May 1

First Wednesday Welcome Dance with 412Step at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 6:30-9 p.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. belvederesultradive.com

Do you have a dance party you want to promote? Email awaltz@pghcitypaper.com.

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