Welcome to The Weekender: Your guide to Pittsburgh entertainment for the last weekend of September 2012, ranging from music to comedy and everything in between.

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Wednesday, September 26

Going Country for a Cure: In Harmony with David Nail
Benefiting Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
6:30pm

Open Mic
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Radical Reels Film Festival
Palace Theatre
7:30pm

Big K.R.I.T., Slim Thug, Lucius, Yury
Altar Bar
6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm Show

Thursday, September 27

The Joseph Sisters
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

2nd Annual Teal Ribbon Comedy
Featuring Bill Cosby
Carnegie Music Hall
7:00pm

An Acoustic Evening with Over the Rhine
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Morbid Angel, Dark Funeral, Grave, vadimVon
Altar Bar
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Mike Pinto (Acoustic)
Hard Rock Café
8:00pm

Danielle Ate the Sandwich
Coffee Buddha
7:00pm

SJ Live in Concert – A Benefit for Pitt Law
New Hazlett Theater
7:30pm

Mo Mandel
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Kenny Vance
Palace Theatre
8:00pm

Friday, September 28

Dancing Queen
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

Alex Talbot
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille – Patio
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Fathertime
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Gallery Crawl
Throughout the Cultural District
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Mr. Greengenes
Altar Bar
8:00pm Doors, 9:30pm Show

Backstabbing Good People’s Record Release Party
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

Verity’s Lie with Special Guests The Dressed Frets, Nathan Zoob, Melissa Quinn
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:30pm Show

4 Wheels
August Wilson Center
7:00pm

Barr Brothers
Schenley Plaza
7:00pm

Costumes for a Cause Charity Fashion Event & Cocktail Party
Whim Station Square
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Mo Mandel
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm and 10:00pm

Phantom Fright Nights
Opening Night, every Friday & Saturday through October 27
Kennywood
7:00pm to 1:00am

Saturday, September 29

8th Street Rox
Frankie’s (Squirrel Hill)
10:00pm to 1:30am

Dancing Queen
Baja Bar and Grill
8:00pm

Bon Journey
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

Billy Price & Lost Minds
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Slim Forsythe &The Turbosonics
Nied’s Hotel Amphitheater
6:30pm to 10:00pm

The Afghan Wings with Silencio
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

Matthew Morrison & The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
And Sunday, September 30
Heinz Hall
2:30pm and 8:00pm

Ben Valasek and the Growlers with Special Guest Michael Cali
Club Café
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

3 Dudes Chillin, LoveStain, The MonDaze
Club Café
10:00pm Doors, 10:30pm Show

The Pittsburgh Scene’s 2 Year Anniversary Show
Featuring Dethlehem, Through These Walls, Doomsday Initiative, August Ruins, Scene Stage The World, The Park View
Stage AE
6:30pm Doors

The Antlers, Port St. Willow
Altar Bar
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Uzell Finney of The Flow Band (Acoustic)
Carnegie Science Center
2:00pm

Fundraiser for the Kids Featuring Aaron Kleiber and Vinny Fasline
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
2:00pm

Mo Mandel
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm and 9:00pm

Sunday, September 30

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

Blues III from the ‘Burgh
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille

2:00pm

The Walkmen
Mr. Smalls Theatre
8:00pm

Los Straitjackets
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Eric Johnson
Altar Bar
6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm Show

Mo Mandel
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm

Celtic Thunder
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
8:00pm