Welcome to The Weekender: Your guide to the going’s-on in Pittsburgh entertainment for June 20th (the first day of Summer!) to June 24th, ranging from music to comedy and everything in between.

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Wednesday, June 20th

Summer Sundown Party
Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest Event
Featuring Scott, Rob, and Greg of The Clarks onstage at 8:00pm AND Meet & Greet with Jim Krenn
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Related Story: Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest ‘Summer Sundown’ Party Benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Winedown Wednesday Fundraising Event
Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest Event
The Wine Loft
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Open Mic
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Decade of Rock Anniversary Event: Comedy Night featuring Jason Jenson
With performances by Pittsburgh Comics
Hard Rock Café Pittsburgh
9:00pm

Anthony Green
With The Dear Hunter
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

James Taylor
Petersen Events Center
8:00pm

Nada Surf
Stage AE
8:00pm

The Wonder Years
Mixtapes, Daytrader, The Composure
The Altar Bar
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Empires with guests
The Smiling Moose
6:00pm

Thursday, June 21st

Velveeta
Hot Summer Nights Concert Series
Juliana Street (Bedford, PA)

6:00pm to 9:30pm

Slim Forsythe & his New Payday Loners
With Meeka in Jail, Ben Shannon & Welcome Abraham
Thunderbird Café
9:30pm

Dave Mason Duo
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Steel City Comedy Tour w/ Mike Wysocki
Eclipse Lounge
Show 8:00pm

Ralphie May
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Roger Waters
First Niagara Pavilion
4:00pm

The Key of X
Pittsburgh’s Original Bike Night
Hard Rock Café Pittsburgh
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Pittsburgh Improv Jam
Cabaret at Theater Square
10:00pm

Stereo Soul Future, Larkin Mayberry IV, Action Camp
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Next to Normal
Through Sunday, July 1
New Hazlett Theater
8:00pm

The Gershwins – Here To Stay
Heinz Hall
7:30pm

Friday, June 22nd

Velveeta
Baja Bar & Grill
9:00pm to 12:30am

Radio Tokyo
Piere’s (Ft. Wayne, IN)
9:30pm to 2:30am

No Bad JuJu
Legends at Pluma
9:30pm

Bryan Cole
Rivers Casino – Levels
8:00pm to Midnight

Street Level Band
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

Dancing Queen
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Dr. Z Presents “The Pump Fakes” featuring Wil Kondrich and special guests “The Substitutions
Frankies and Georgies
9:00pm

WYEP Summer Music Festival
With Headliner Dr. Dog
Schenley Plaza
4:00pm to 11:00pm

Modest Mouse
Stage AE – Outdoor Show
6:30pm Gates

Ralphie May
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:30pm and 10:30pm

2012 NHL Draft
And Saturday, June 23
Consol Energy Center
7:00pm

Comedy Show – Gilda’s Club Cancer Fundraiser. Comedy Competition Finals Featuring Vinny Fasline.
Diesel Club Lounge
6:30- to 10

Decade of Rock Anniversary Event: The Weathered Road with ilyAimy and Mieka Pauley
Hard Rock Café Pittsburgh
10:00pm

Doug Khorey and his Band of Broken Hearts
With Juan and Erika Vasquez
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Pete Bush & the Hoi Polloi, The Weedrags and Megan Reilly
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:30pm Show

My Cardboard Spaceship Adventure, Don’t Call It A Comeback, Red Hands, These Three Words
The Smiling Moose
6:00pm Doors, 6:30pm Show

Noisomethane, Disgruntled
The Smiling Moose
9:30pm Doors, 10:00pm Show

IIll City Record Presents Maino Live Powered by BoringPittsburgh.com
Nit Da Pit, Strae Bullet, Jus Smith
The Altar Bar
8:00pm Doors, 9:00pm Show

The Proselyte, Flying Snakes, Low Man, Admiral Of The Narrow Seas
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Saturday, June 23rd

Ron Placone – Madness in the Message: Start Talking
Steel City Improv
8:00pm
Related Story: Comedian Ron Placone’s One-Man Show | Madness in the Message: Start Talking

Velveeta
Meadows Casino – Silks Lounge
9:00pm to 1:00am

Radio Tokyo
Piere’s (Ft. Wayne, IN)
9:30pm to 2:30am

No Bad JuJu
Baja Bar and Grill
8:00pm

Dancing Queen
“It’s About The Warrior” – Benefit for Wounded Warriors
Olde Stonewall Castle (Ellwood City, PA)

Maria and Kenny Blake
Rivers Casino – Levels Lounge
9:00pm to 1:00am

UFC Fight
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

John McDonald & the Mango Men
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Neutral Loss
JoeyD’s Bar & Grille
9:45pm to 1:00am

The Clarks
Stage AE – Outdoor Show
6:30pm Gates

Decade of Rock Anniversary Event: The Clarks After Show Party
With The Hawkeyes
Hard Rock Café Pittsburgh
10:30pm

Jeff Schmutz of Good Brother Earl – Acoustic
Carnegie Science Center
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ralphie May
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm and 10:00pm

Phish
First Niagara Pavilion
7:00pm

Cinderella
Carnegie Library Music Hall
8:00pm

The Black Dahlia Murder with Irukandji, Delusions of Grandeur, Pastor
Mr. Smalls Theatre
7:00pm

Josh White Jr.
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Cory Branan with Audra Mae and Bluebird Midwest
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:15pm Show

LTD x NIV Summer Photo/Video Release: DJ FlipWave&Tutto Fresco
Altar Bar
7:00pm

Justin Thyme, Lucciano, Drindaness, Malik Muyo, Young Snag, Maddox, Angelici
The Smiling Moose
6:00pm

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

Arlo Aldo, Emily Rodgers Band, Host Skull
Howler’s Coyote Café
9:00pm

Aces Full 80′s Rock
Franks Lounge (Delmont, PA)
9:00pm

Wicked
Pitzer’s Townhouse/Gator’s Lounge

Twin Rivers Music Festival
Featuring Todd Jones and other local musicians
Greenewald Farm
3:00pm to 9:00pm

Burgh Brewery Tour
The Church Brew Works
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Hometown, Homegrown
Food Expo Featuring 50 local vendors
Heinz History Center
10:00am to 3:00pm

Sunday, June 24th

Flashlight Drags
Greene County Airport
12:00pm Gates, 2:00pm to 6:00pm Racing

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

Jefferson Starship with special guest DJ-MC2, The Grateful Deadmau5 Experiment
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Decade of Rock Anniversary Event: Donnie Iris & The Cruisers 10th Anniversary Show
With Gene The Werewolf, The Delaneys, East Coast Turnaround and more
Hard Rock Café Pittsburgh
4:00pm

Ralphie May
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm

Lucero with buffalo buffalo buffalo
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

Club Café Sunday Brunch
Club Café
10:30am

Give A Man a Break Soul Night with DJ Ian
Howler’s Coyote Cafe
8:00pm

Birdies & Bikini’s
By “The Patriot Girls USA”
Westwood Golf Club
Noon to 6:00pm