Welcome to The Weekender: Your guide to the going’s-on in Pittsburgh entertainment for May 9th to May 13th, ranging from music to comedy and everything in between.

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Wednesday, May 9th

Y108 Presents Craig Campbell with special guest
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
6:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Pittsburgh Moth StorySLAM “Music”
Rex Theater
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Paris Festival: The City of Light
Through May 13
Heinz Hall
Various Times

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Stage AE
7:00pm Doors

An Evening with Yanni
Benedum Center
8:00pm

Riverdance
And May 10th
The Palace Theatre
7:30pm

Kill Baby Kill, The Turbosonics, Zipper
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Thursday, May 10th

Terrance Vaughn Trio
Cioppino
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Jeff Jimerson & Airborne
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Reflections: Homage to Dunkard Creek
(Opening Reception)
Chatham University Art and Design Center
4:00pm to 8:00pm

newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival
Through May 12th
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
Various Times

Flogging Molly
With The Devil Makes Three, Brothers of Brazil
Stage AE
7:00pm Doors

The New Heaven and The New Earth, Zach Schmidt
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Pete Bush and the Hoi Polloi, Chet Vincent and the Big Bend, Round Black Ghosts, Steel Keys & Brass
The Smiling Moose
9:30pm Doors, 10:00pm Show

KnighT The 6angsta, J.o.c, Yury, Benji Gang, Turn Up Gang, Against Da World Records and more
Rex Theater
6:30pm

Friday, May 11th

Velveeta
The Saloon (Stage College, PA)
10:30pm to Close

The Variety Band
Rivers Casino – Levels Lounge
8:00pm to Midnight

JOURNEY, STYX and other HITS of the 80′s and today
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

DJ Joshua Carl from Boston Mass
Rivers Casino – Drum Bar
9:30pm to 1:30am

Souled Out
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Tommy Johnagin
Pittsburgh Improv Comedy Club
8:00pm and 10:00pm

Twoprov Jamboree; The Death Show
Steel City Improv
8:00pm; 9:30pm

Steel City ParaCon
Through May 12th
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Various Times

Ingrid Michaelson
Carnegie Library Music Hall
7:00pm

Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour
Benedum Center
8:00pm

Candlebox
With The Delaneys, Acidic
Altar Bar
7:30pm Doors, 8:30pm Show

Michael Stagliano – Love Like This Tour
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Gypsy And His Band Of Ghosts
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:30pm Show

B White, Jay Lock, Niv, Vinz
The Smiling Moose
5:30pm Doors, 6:00pm Show

Tropadelic, Shrub
The Smiling Moose
9:30pm Doors, 10:00pm Show

Dirty Charms, The Cheats, The Silver Thread
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Lee Fields & The Expressions
With Black Coffee
Rex Theater
9:00pm

Legally Blonde
Through May 13th
Byham Theater
7:30pm

Silk Screen: Asian American Film Festival
Through May 20th
Harris Theater, Melwood Screening Room, Regent Square Theater
Various Times

Carnegie Science Awards
Carnegie Music Hall
6:30pm to 10:30pm

Tone It UP!
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
5:30pm to 8:00pm

Death And The Maiden
Off The Wall Theater
8:00pm

Is He Dead?
Through May 18th
Butler Little Theatre
8:15pm

Saturday, May 12th

Tunch and Wolf’s Walk for the Homeless 2012
Heinz Field Great Hall and surrounding area
8:30am
Related Story: Pittsburgh’s Tunch & Wolf’s 2012 Walk For The Homeless

Slim Forsythe & Scratchy Hutter
Nied’s Hotel (5438 Butler Street in Lawrenceville)
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Velveeta
SouthSide Works
8:00pm to 11:00pm

8th Street Rox
Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle
9:00pm

Radio Tokyo
Blind Pig (Cleveland, OH)
10:30pm to 2:00am

Bon Journey
Ravensfest (Friendsville, MD)
6:00pm

No Bad Ju Ju
Mountaineer Casino
9:00pm to 1:00am

A Night To Shine Glitter Party
Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest Event
Studio Raw
7:00pm

Mark Eddie
Hollywood Improv
8:00pm and 10:00pm
Related Story: Mark Eddie’s ROCK & LOL at the Hollywood Improv

Lyndsey Smith
Rivers Casino – Levels Lounge
9:00pm to 1:00am

JOURNEY, STYX and other HITS of the 80′s and today
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

DJ Scottro
Rivers Casino – Drum Bar
9:30pm to 1:30am

North of Mason Dixon with special guest
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Tommy Johnagin
Pittsburgh Improv Comedy Club
7:00pm and 9:00pm

SCIT Social Improv Jam; The Lupones: Musical Improv; I Love You Stranger; Epoch Live
Steel City Improv
6:30pm; 8:00pm; 9:30pm; 11:00pm

Pittsburgh Comedy Cabaret
The Cabaret at Theater Square
8:00pm

Exile on Carson Street: A Live Re-creation of the Classic Album
Featuring Donnie Iris, Joe Grushecky, Rob James, Scott Blasey, Rick Witkowski and more
Portion of proceeds will benefit The Beads of Courage at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Rex Theater
8:00pm

Gene The Werewolf with The Long Time Darlings and Music From Another Room
Club Café
8:00pm Doors, 9:00pm Show

Adrenaline Mob
Altar Bar
5:30pm Doors, 6:30pm Show

John Valby
Altar Bar
8:00pm Doors, 10:15pm Show

Rage For The Cure: Highland Pines, Oh No! The Afterlife, Solarburn, What Great Fangs
All proceeds benefit the Susan G Komen Foundation
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Pissed Jeans
The Smiling Moose
6:00pm Doors, 6:30pm Show

Wasted Talent, There There, Kindsight
The Smiling Moose
9:30pm Doors, 10:00pm Show

Eric Church – The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour
Covelli Centre
7:30pm

Joe Bonamassa
Benedum Center
8:00pm

The Fabulous Hubcaps
The Palace Theatre
7:00pm

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Cirque De La Symphonie
Heinz Hall
8:00pm

Twelve Angry Men
Through May 20th
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Music Hall
8:00pm

Sunday, May 13th

Happy Mother’s Day!

Palermo Photo Portrait Sessions
Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest Event
Mellon Park, Shadyside

DJ Bill Bara & DJ Digital Dave (Service Industry Night)
Rivers Casino – Drum Bar
9:30pm to 1:30am

Hats for Hope, a fundraising Mother’s Day brunch supporting the Glimmer of Hope Foundation
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
Noon to 4:00pm

Tommy Johnagin
Pittsburgh Improv Comedy Club
7:00pm

The Maine
With Lydia and The Arkells
Mr. Smalls Theatre
7:00pm

Instead of Sleeping, Starting at the Finish Line, Half n Half, Dinner And A Suit
The Smiling Moose
6:00pm Doors, 6:30pm Show

The Temptations & The Four Tops
Benedum Center
7:00pm

Colin Hay of Men At Work
Rex Theater
7:00pm

WWE Smackdown
Covelli Centre
5:00pm