Welcome to The Weekender: Your guide to the going’s-on in Pittsburgh entertainment for August 29th to September 2nd, ranging from music to comedy and everything in between.

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Wednesday, August 29

Scott, Rob and Greg of the Clarks
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Train with Mat Kearney, Andy Grammer
Stage AE – Outdoor Show
7:00pm Gates

Open Mic
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Jon Dee Graham with Special Guests Mike June and Cea Carlesi
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Billy Price & Lost Minds
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

The Clemente Museum 3rd Annual Fundraiser
The Roberto Clemente Museum
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Okkervil River
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

Pittsburgh Improv Jam
The Cabaret at Theater Square
10:00pm

Street Level Comedy
Hosted by Mark McCall and featuring Alex Stypula, Vinny Fasline, Tim Ross and Krish Mohan
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Erik Griffin
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Friday, August 31

Velveeta
The Saloon
10:30pm to Close

Slim Forsythe with special guests: The Stillhouse Pickers
Nied’s Hotel
7:00pm

Lyndsey Smith
Rivers Casino – Levels
8:00pm to Midnight

No Bad JuJu
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

Dancing Queen
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

WYEP Final Fridays
Schenley Plaza
7:00pm

Mike Epps
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
7:00pm

Craig Morgan
The Meadows Racetrack & Casino
7:00pm

Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival: Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind
First Niagara Pavilion
1:00pm

Artistree
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Grand Piano, Dressed Frets, Chelsea Jones, Mark Wroblewski
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:30pm Show

Erik Griffin
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm and 10:00pm

The Leaky Basement; Level Two Class Show
Steel City Improv
8:00pm; 9:30pm

Saturday, September 1

Tony Janflone
Seven Springs – Foggy Goggle Lawn
6:00pm

Temptations Tribute (Get Ready); Earth, Wind And Fire Tribute (Shining Star)
Live on the River – Free Summer Concert Series
Rivers Casino
7:00pm

Gingerbeards
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

28 North with Hawkeyes
Thunderbird Café
9:00pm
Related Story: 28 North Back in Pittsburgh at Thunderbird Café

The Shot O’ Soul Band
Nied’s Hotel
6:30pm to 10:00pm

Pretty Lights with Paul Basic
Stage AE – Outdoor Show
7:00pm Gates

Ernie Hawkins, formerly of the Blue Bombers – Acoustic
Carnegie Science Center
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Eli Young Band
First Niagara Pavilion
7:00pm

Nameless in August with Special Guest Recycled Air
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Soul Khan with Special Guests Real Deal and Melodiq
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:30pm Show

Erik Griffin
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm and 9:00pm

Rockin’ Out for a Laugh
The Palace Theatre
8:00pm

SCIT Social; Wunderstudies
Steel City Improv
6:30pm; 8:00pm

Sunday, September 2

Eagles Tribute (7 Bridges); Styx Tribute (Rockin The Paradise)
Live on the River – Free Summer Concert Series
Rivers Casino
7:00pm

The Granati Brothers with For Those About to Rock Academy
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Bon Journey
Captain Woodys (Buckeye Lake, Ohio)
8:00pm

KISS and Mötley Crüe
First Niagara Pavilion
7:00pm

Erik Griffin
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm