As usual this weekend is packed with a ton of events. Take advantage of this quick respite from the freezing cold and get to a gig!

16th

Commonweather/ Mascots @ Black Forge Coffee House (all ages)

Commonweather
w/ Mascots

Doors 6:00 PM / Show 6:30 PM
Tickets ADV $10 // DOS $12
All Ages

Tickets available via Ticketfly – http://ticketf.ly/2G38CPT

Live From the Keynote Cafe with Daniel McCulough/ Josh Master/ Ginger Stone/ Gianna Rockoff/ Sundown @ The Keynote Cafe (all ages)

$10 cover (incl: coffee/ snacks/ drinks)
Doors open at 6:00pm

7pm: Daniel McCulløugh (The Comfort In Static)
730pm: Josh Masters
8pm: Ginger Stone
830pm: Gianna Rockoff
9pm: Sundown

Bluegrass with The Casual Hobos @ Rivertowne Brewery (Export) (free)

The Casual Hobos

William Matheny “Strange Contelations” Releace with Chet Vincent & The Big Bend/ Dan Getkin/ The Twelve Six/ Bindly Hardware Co. @ The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls

William Matheny
“Strange Constellations” Re-Issue Release Party
with special guests Chet Vincent & The Big BendDan Getkin and the Twelve Six & Bindley Hardware Co.

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls
Pittsburgh, PA

TICKETS: $8.00 – $10.00
Tickets on sale now – ticketfly.com!
This event is 21+

Clara Kent/ Late/ Garter Shake @ Howlers

Amazing mixed genre femme-focused powerhouse of a show!

Clara Kent bringing the rhythm and blues.
Music: bounceclarabounce.bandcamp.com
Website: iamclarakent.com

Bestie love with synths and samples from late.
Music: https://late.bandcamp.com/releases
FB: https://www.facebook.com/late.pittsburgh/

And Garter Shake’s dark & dancey rock.
Music: https://gartershake.bandcamp.com/releases
FB: https://www.facebook.com/gartershakeband/

$5
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EARLY START: Door Opens: 8:30PM | Show Starts: 9PM

The Spuds Guinness Toast @ Moondogs

$5

8:30

Outsideinside @Nied’s Hotel (free)

9:00

BBGuns “Thirst” Record release show with Slugss/ Moemaw Naedon/ Jack Swing/ Romance Nyogu/ C. Scott @ The Stage at KARMA

BBGUNS “THIRST” ALBUM RELEASE PARTY

BBGuns will perform songs from their self-released LP “Thirst”

with special musical guests

Slugss
https://slugss.bandcamp.com/

Moemaw Naedon
https://moemawnaedon.bandcamp.com/

Jack Swing
https://jackswing.bandcamp.com/

Romance Nyogu
https://soundcloud.com/romance_nyogu

as well as DJ services provided by
C.Scott
https://cscott.bandcamp.com/

9:00

21+ $10
TICKETS: http://bit.ly/BBGunsThirst

Big Something/ The Clock Reads @ The Rex (18+)

BIG Something
w/ special guest The Clock Reads

2018.02.16 | Rex Theater
Doors at 8pm | Show at 9pm | 18+

Tickets: http://bit.ly/BIGsomethingPGH18

They Might NOT be Giants @ Hambones

Make a little birdhouse in your soul and join us for a tribute show to everyone’s favorite pair of Johns!

Featuring:
Sara Renberg
Mallghost
Racheal Green & Brian Hecht
Middle Children
Uke & Tuba
Bitter Whiskers
Dumplings

9:00
$5 cover/ 21+

SPISH’s Love Dungeon : An  Interactive Pop – Up Event with Jack Stauber/ moon baby/ Cousin Boneless @ Cattivo

Mr. Smalls Presents: Spish’s Love Dungeon
“A Night of Interactive Intimacy” — Rolling Stone Magazine

This is a one-night-only interactive art and music installation with some of the best up & coming acts in Pittsburgh. The goal of these routine pop-ups is to blend social norms with what is considered to be social abnorm. The thing you should take away is: HOLY MOLY WE’RE ALL PRETTY SIMILAR.
Also, condoms. Take free condoms.

This month’s exploration is: Fetishes.
Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh and PPWP–Planned Parenthood of Western PA

Musical Performances by:
Jack Stauber
moon baby
Spish
Cousin Boneless

What to expect:
Cupid Matchmaker (Live Game Show)
World’s Saddest Violinist
TRUTH or DARE
Take-Home Fetish Compatibility Quiz
Promise Rings
Condoms
… AND MORE!

SPISH is happy to accommodate anyone short on cash. We have volunteer slots available. Help us before/during/after the event for 2 hours, and get in for free. Message us!

CULT MEMBERS: To send your friend a Valentine for the event, please visit: https://www.spish.tv/cult-members/

TICKETS: $8 adv. / $10 door
Tickets on sale Tuesday, 1/16 at 10:00am via ticketmaster.com
This event is 21+

Fri, February 16, 2018
Doors: 9:30p / Show: 10:00p
Cattivo (Basement)
Pittsburgh, PA

17th

Who Is She Tour with Jennifer Vanilla/ Chartruisa/ slowdanger/ Davis Galvin @ Bunker Projects (all ages)

Bunker Projects brings the Who Is She Tour to Pittsburgh with performances by Jennifer Vanilla, Chartruisa, slowdanger, and Davis Galvin.

10:00
Drinks & Snacks
$7-$10 Suggested

Jennifer Vanilla
soundcloud.com/jennifervanilla/albums
youtube.com/jennifervanillatv
instagram.com/jennifervanilla

Chartruisa
http://www.studio-hh.com/Monotone-Monologues

slowdanger
http://www.slowdangerslowdanger.com/

Davis Galvin
https://soundcloud.com/davisgalvin

The Cheats/ Valcano Dogs/ Gas Tiger @ Get Hip Records (all ages)

The Cheats headline a riff-packed old-school Rock & Roll show with a punk edge along with Volcano Dogs and Gas Tiger. All three local bands feature long time Pittsburgh scene mainstays who have played in many favorite punk-rock scene bands for decades. Guaranteed fun!

The show is Saturday, February 17 at the Get Hip Recordings performance space. Admission is $7 and includes a coupon for 20% OFF at the Get Hip Record Store.

Sponsored by Rock Bottom Brewery
Rock Bottom beer will be on tap and available for purchase!

Presented by
Get Hip Recordings

Saturday, February 17, 2018
7 – 11 p.m.
All ages
$7 Admission
Includes 20% OFF coupon for Get Hip Record Store

Get Hip Recordings HQ & Record Store
1800 Columbus Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Our Awesome monthly Blues Rock Jam Night @ The Fallout Shelter (free)

We’ve got drums, amps, keys, and a full PA system with a sound man! So bring your axe and join the fun at our monthly awesome jam! Or just enjoy the music and have a drink in this intimate venue! Sat.,February 17th, starting at about 8 pm. 21+ (18+ with parent) No Cover!

“No Love Lost” Fire in Elysium? Winter Decent/ Reign Of Z @ Mr. Smalls Funhouse

“No Love Lost” Feat. Fire In Elysium at The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls

Fire in Elysium (MD) with special guests Winter’s Descent and Reign of Z!

Doors 7, Show at 8, $10 adv/$12 door, 21+
Tickets available from band members and online at:
http://ticketf.ly/2APQkOV

 

One Adam 12’s CD release party with Post Traumatik/ Fyre @ The Castle Pub (free)

10:00

Legendary Hucklebucks/ Whiskey Daredevils @ Howlers

10:00

 

18th

Pittsburgh Fermentation Fest @ Spirt

Starts at 11:00 AM

The Third Pittsburgh Fermentation Festival at Spirit Hall!
Featuring the area’s beloved small-business fermenters, workshops, hands-on activities and so much more! Free!
www.fermentpittsburgh.com

* Bring in your best home ferments to enter our Fermenting Contest. Many categories!

*Fine tune your fermentation techniques for the first ever Fermenters Olympics Competition!

*Hands-on activities to make-your-own and take it home including sauerkraut and miso!

*Workshops and demos throughout the day from our regions best experts.

*The favorite “Let’s Get Comfortable with Mold” – a table covered with moldy things, complete with poking sticks.

*Plan this year’s garden with Grow Pittsburgh and our team of farmers.

*Fermenting with the Seasons

*Bring or take a culture at our Culture Swap

*Spirit brunch from 11am- 3pm

www.fermentpittsburgh.com

Katie Mahan @ Kresge Theater, CMU, Oakland

Marth Willson-Piper & friends with special guest Zach Keim @ Get Hip Records (all ages)

Get Hip Recordings is proud to welcome prolific guitarist and singer/songwriter Marty Willson-Piper to the Live stage.

Marty is best known for his work with disparate acts–The Church, All About Eve and The Saints–covering Psychedelia, Goth and Punk with ease.

Most recently, Marty has performed all over the world with his own band, featuring interchangeable lineups. This latest fascinating incarnation features his wife Olivia Willson-Piper on violin and Hannah Moorhead on bass. He will perform an eclectic collection of songs from all aspects of his long history that invites all music lovers to experience Marty as a singer, a songwriter, a guitar player and a storyteller.

Get Hip mainstay Zack Keim will provide an intimate opening set.

Join us Sunday, February 18 at the Get Hip Recordings performance space! Admission to the show is $15 and entitles attendees to a 20% discount at the Get Hip Record Store during the event.

Sponsored by Rock Bottom Brewery. Rock Bottom beer will be available for purchase throughout the evening

$15 Tickets via Eventbrite. Limited space!

https://www.facebook.com/marty.willsonpiper/

Sunday Karma – Jazz Jam w/ The George Heid III Trio @ KARMA (all ages)

Doors 6 | Music 7 | All Ages | $5 donation

Palm/ The Spirit of the Beehive/  It It @ Club Cafe

Palm
w/ the spirit of the beehive.It It
Direct Ticket Link: http://bit.ly/0218palm

Tickets on sale now!
Tix: $12 adv, $14 dos
http://www.ticketweb.com/clubcafe
866-468-3401
or in person at Dave’s Music Mine (Southside), and at Club Cafe during any event