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

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Wednesday, October 3

Ben Taylor
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Parry Adams with Heather Mae
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Domination! Presents The Expendables & Iration with Cisco Adler
Altar Bar
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

No Boundaries Tour
The Palace Theatre
8:00pm

Thursday, October 4

Sonny Landreth
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
8:00pm

Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys with the Bessemers
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Unashamed Tour 2012: COME ALIVE Presented by Grand Canyon University Feat. Lecrae, Trip Lee, Tedashii
Stage AE
6:00pm Doors

Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, DJ BIG WIZ
Altar Bar
6:00pm Doors, 7:00pm Show

The Blues Brothers Revue
The Palace Theatre
8:00pm

Greg Fitzsimmons
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm

Friday, October 5

Velveeta
The Saloon
10:30pm to Close

Radio Tokyo
Meadows Casino – Silks Lounge
8:00pm

Dancing Queen
Rochester Inn

Slim Forsythe & his New Payday Loners
Irma Freeman Center for Imagination
Part of the “Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Artists” Art Opening and Reception
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Mercedez
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

No Bad Ju Ju
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Blondie
The Palace Theatre
8:00pm

Mutemath
Altar Bar
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Rasputina with Faun Fables
Club Café
8:00pm Doors, 9:00pm Show

Esperanza Spalding
Byham Theater
8:00pm

Greg Fitzsimmons
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
8:00pm and 10:00pm

Level Three Class Show; CSI Improv
Steel City Improv
8:00pm; 9:30pm

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Olga Kern Plays Rachmaninoff Heinz Hall
Through Sunday, October 7
8:00pm

Saturday, October 6

Velveeta
Fall Fest @ Caste Village (Whitehall, PA)
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Mercedez
Baja Bar and Grill
9:00pm

Bryan Cole
Rivers Casino – Wheelhouse
9:00pm to 1:00am

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

Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
9:00pm

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Pittsburgh Zoo

The Barstool Blackout Tour
Stage AE
9:00pm Doors

Glen Phillips with The Pines
Club Café
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Greg Fitzsimmons
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm and 9:00pm

SCIT Social Improv Jam; Wunderstudies: Improvised Musicals; Chain Mail
Steel City Improv
6:30pm; 8:00pm; 9:30pm

Sunday, October 7

Velveeta
Heinz Field
11:00am to 1:00pm

Pittsburgh/Philadelphia (H)
Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
1:00pm kickoff

Blue October
Mr. Smalls Theatre
7:30pm

Propagandhi, Comeback Kid, The Catastrophe, Worlds Scariest Police Chases
Altar Bar
7:00pm Doors, 8:00pm Show

Margaret Cho
And Monday, September 8
Improv Comedy Club Pittsburgh
7:00pm