Welcome to The Weekender: Your guide to the going’s-on in Pittsburgh entertainment for September 12 to September 16, ranging from music to comedy and everything in between.

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Wednesday, September 12

Sunflower Power 2012
Celebrating National Recovery Month
PerLora on the South Side
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Related Story: Pittsburgh’s Sunflower POWER 2012 Celebrating National Recovery Month

Gingerbreads
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Jersey Boys
Through Sunday, September 23
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
7:30pm

The Life & Death Of Little Finn
Through Sunday, September 16
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Symphony X
Sacred Dominion, Xander Demos, Until We Have Faces
Altar Bar
7:30pm Doors, 8:30pm Show

Thursday, September 13

Mark Eddie
Through Saturday, September 15
Deja Vu Comedy Club (Columbia, MO)
9:30pm

BarSmart Charity Happy Hour
Benefiting The Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center
Carson City Saloon – Rooftop Bar
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Related Story: Support Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center with Pittsburgh’s BarSmart

The Pittsburgh Wine Opener 2012
Benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at the Priory
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Related Story: Wine Opener 2012 at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at the Priory

Hawksbill Crossing
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Awolnation
Imagine Dragons, ZEALE, White Wives
Altar Bar
7:00pm Doors, 7:30pm Show

Juston McKinney
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

An Acoustic Evening with Pam Tillis And Lorrie Morgan
The Palace Theatre
8:00pm

Don Williams
Pepsi-Cola Roadhouse
7:30pm

Wye Oak with special guests Callers, Cold Weather
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

Friday, September 14

Jimmy Krenn Comedy Show with Opener
Mannitto Tavern
9:00pm
Related Story: Mannitto Tavern Hosts Jimmy Krenn Comedy Show

No Bad JuJu
Fox Chapel Yacht Club – Outdoor Show
8:00pm to Midnight

Dancing Queen
Tilt’s Pub (Gibsonia, PA)
(724) 443-5211

Radio Tokyo
Piere’s (Ft. Wayne, IN)
11:00pm to 2:30am

Tres Lads
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

Dancing Queen
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Less Than Jake
A Wilhelm Scream, Junior Battles
Altar Bar
7:30pm Doors, 8:30pm Show

I Am A Sea Creature, A Lovely Crisis, Look Left, The Unemployed Band, The Brighton Boys
Mr. Smalls Theatre
7:00pm

Juston McKinney
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm and 10:00pm

The Death Show; Nebby Spectres
Steel City Improv
8:00pm; 9:30pm

Saturday, September 15

Keystone/ PID reunion show
Hosted by Pittsburgh Raceway Park
10:00am Gates
Related Story: This Saturday, Let’s all go back in time | Pittsburgh Raceway Park Hosting Keystone / PID Reunion Show

8th Street Rox
Zanderz
10:00pm

No Bad JuJu
Robinson Autumn Festival
Burkett Complex
7:30pm

Radio Tokyo
Piere’s (Ft. Wayne, IN)
11:00pm to 2:30am

“On The Verge” Battle of the Bands Finals
Featuring Lyndsey Smith & Soul Distribution and more
Altar Bar
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

The Lava Game
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

North of Mason Dixon
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

The Mavens (Acoustic)
Carnegie Science Center
2:00pm

Guided By Voices with special guest Heavy Times
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

Juston McKinney
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm and 9:00pm

SCIT Social; The Lupones – Made Up Musicals!; Triofest
Steel City Improv
6:30pm; 8:00pm; 9:30pm

Eric Church
Consol Energy Center
7:30pm

Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
8:00pm

Octoberfest in September
Featuring The Chain, a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band
Green Tree Park
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Sunday, September 16

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

Steelers/Jets (H)
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
4:25pm Kickoff

Young Dubliners with special guest
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm