Fri., Aug. 2
Strangeways Birthday Bash, Pt. 1 at Cattivo. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 146 44th St., Lawrenceville. $5. cattivopgh.com - The Strangeways alt-dance party will bookend the month of August with birthday celebrations for two local DJs. Head to Cattivo and help DJs Erica Scary and The Comeback Kid wish a happy birthday to hatesyou 2.0, best known for the Neon ‘80s dance night at Belvederes Ultra-Dive.
brilloboxpgh.com - BKO comes all the way from Mali to play Brillobox for the Pandemic global dance party. The group – which consists of veteran musicians Ibrahima Sarr, Fassara Sacko, Nfali Diakité, and Abdoulaye Kone, with French percussionist Aymeric Krol – will present a night of contemporary Malian music, along with DJ SMI and Pandemic Pete from Afroheat.
Sat., Aug. 3
Mostbeautifullest Day Party II at ALL SUMMR. 3-10 p.m. 1717 Fifth Ave., Uptown/Hill District. facebook.com/allsummr - The pop-up bar ALL SUMMR and Darkness is Spreading present Mostbeautifullest, a day party series dedicated to “positive vibes, dope music, strong drinks, and delicious food.” All are welcome to a day of music that includes live acts Clara Kent and Xtopher, as well as DJ sets by HUNY, BASED GRVCE, and ONEWAVYBABE.
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Thu., Aug. 1
Radiate: 18+ Dance Party at Up There. 9 p.m. 931 Liberty Ave., Downtown. $5. facebook.com/931upthere
Fri., Aug. 2
DJ Alex Rivera at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free. scenariopgh.com
Be Humble at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5. belvederesultradive.com
MESH: Lychee at 3577 Studios. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 3577 Bigelow Blvd., Polish Hill. $10. facebook.com/3577StudiosPgh
Friday Nights with DJ Midas at The Goldmark. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. thegoldmark.com
ICON: GAGA Dance Party at Element. 10 p.m.-12 a.m. 5744 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. elementpgh.com
Sat., Aug. 3
Saturday Nights with DJ Nugget at The Goldmark. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5 after 10 p.m. thegoldmark.com
Longturn Presents Forge at Brillobox. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave, Bloomfield. $5/10 after 11 p.m. brilloboxpgh.com
Title Town at Spirit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $7. spiritpgh.com
DJ Steve Spin and Essay at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. scenariopgh.com
Mon., Aug. 5
In the Weeds: Syntax with Alex Is, DJ Firefly, and gfx at Ace Hotel. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. 120 South Whitfield St., East Liberty. Free. acehotel.com/Pittsburgh
Tue., Aug. 6
Request Nite with DJ Joanie B at Howlers. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 4509 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. Free. howlerspittsburgh.com
Wed., Aug. 7
Boot Scootin' at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 6:30-9 p.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. belvederesultradive.com
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