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Top 5 Light Up Night Alternatives

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 4:18 PM

click to enlarge Second Skin - September 21, 2018 - PHOTO: BECKIE GALENTINE
Photo: Beckie Galentine
Second Skin - September 21, 2018

Looking for something to do tonight that doesn’t include joining the masses of Pittsburghers at Light Up Night? You’re in luck. There are a plethora of shows and events taking place Friday night in the burgh. Here are five Light Up Night alternative to get you started.

MaxXouT EP Release Show. 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Cattivo, Lawrenceville. $10. 21+

Headbanging keeps you warm, right? Local stoner rock band MaxXouT is having a release show at Cattivo for its new EP The Big Push, a five-track hard rock explosion. Joining the three-man group is performing arts group Outsideinside and steel city rockers, Stone Cold Killer. All attendees will receive MaxXouT’s EP and digital download with entry.

Second Skin. 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. Brillobox, Bloomfield. $5. 21+

Second Skin, an 80s underground dance party hits Brillobox for a night filled with post-punk, deathrock, new wave, goth, minimal synth, and synth pop.

Black Hole Zion. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Black Forge Coffee House, Allentown.

Take a mini trip into space with the Black Hole Zion as they perform their satanic, industrial, progressive metal music.

Josh Groban. 8 p.m. PPG Paints Arena, Downtown. $35 - $200.

Multi-platinum award-winning singer/songwriter Josh Groban makes a stop in Pittsburgh as part of his Bridges Tour. Named after the September 21 release of his eighth studio album, Bridges.

Yung Pinch. 7 – 11 p.m. Stage AE, North Side. $18.

Pretend you’re by the ocean with Huntington Beach, Calif.’s Yung Pinch. His long surfer hair and rap and hip-hop music take the stage at Stage AE.


Those are CP staff writer Jordan Snowden's top 5 picks. But here are few more if none of the above spark your interest.

Billy Gardell. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Benedum Center, Downtown. $39.00 - $89.00.
Comedy (Best known for his role as Mike on Mike & Molly).

Super Unison. 7 p.m. The Mr. Roboto Project, Bloomfield. $10.
Hard screamo rock music.

Vampires Ball. 8 p.m. Cattivo, Lawrenceville. $20. 21+
An event promoting vampire goth lifestyle.

Austin Lucas. 7 – 9 p.m. Club Café, South Side. $10. 21+
Country/folk music.

The Vindys. 10:15 p.m-1:30 a.m. Club Café, South Side. $8. 21+
Pop group from Ohio.

The Cretan Fraternity. 7 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Building, Oakland.
Authentic Cretan Greek music.

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