And this month, Grooveline is making it easier to get funky and festive by highlighting the best holiday dance parties - just look for the (🎁) emoji.
Fri., Dec. 13
Pittsburghers for Public Transit Year-End Party: Ride With Us, Rise With Us at Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. 7-10 p.m. 5006 Penn Ave., Garfield. Suggested donation. pittsburghforpublictransit.org – Help Pittsburghers for Public Transit celebrate a year fighting for transportation equity with a fundraiser party at the Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Learn about better bus transit and joint efforts to build affordable housing, provide free bus passes, increase food access, and address pedestrian and bike needs. Dance to tunes spun by DJ Shoe, play transit-related party games, and enjoy appetizers and drinks. All attendees will get a free Ride with Us, Rise with Us poster designed by Christina Acuna Castillo.
🎁 Nightmares Before Christmas at Scenario. 10 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. $15 presale/20 at the door. scenariopgh.com – On Friday the 13th, Scenario transforms into Halloween Town for Nightmares Before Christmas, featuring a long list of local and out-of-town DJs spinning drum and bass, dubstep, spooky experimental jams, and more. Wear your best Halloween or holiday get-up as you warm up the dance floor to music by Cyber G, Sean 2:16, Kinetik, Mr. Yukk, and many more. In the giving spirit of the season, 13% of the proceeds from the event will go to a local homeless shelter.
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Thu., Dec. 12
College Night at Scenario. 10 p.m. 1005 E. Carson St., South Side. $10. scenariopgh.com
Fri., Dec. 13
Funky ‘70s Friday at Tiki Lounge. 5-9 p.m. 2003 E. Carson St., South Side. Free. tikiloungepgh.com
Friday Nights with DJ Midas at The Goldmark. Doors 6 p.m. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free/$5 after 10 p.m. thegoldmark.com
412Step: Monthly LGBTQ Saturday Night Dance at Element. 7-11 p.m. 5744 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. Free. elementpgh.com
80s Night at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5. belvederesultradive.com
Dub N Bass at Cattivo. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 146 44th St., Lawrenceville. $15. cattivopgh.com
Emo Trap at The Smiling Moose. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 1306 E. Carson St., South Side. $5-7. smiling-moose.com
Jellyfish at P Town. 10 p.m-2 a.m. 4740 Baum Blvd., Oakland. $5. ptownbar.com
Top 40 Dance Party at Tiki Lounge. 10 p.m. 2003 E.Carson St., South Side. Free. tikiloungepgh.com
Sat., Dec. 14
Saturday Nights with DJ Nugget at The Goldmark. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free/$5 after 10 p.m. thegoldmark.com
DJ Steve Spin and Down to Funk at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 E. Carson St., South Side. Free. scenariopgh.com
Make Sure You Have Fun at Spirit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $5-8. spiritpgh.com
Sadderday at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5/7 after 11 p.m. belvederesultradive.com
Junction: Sagittarius SZN at Brillobox. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $5/7 after 11 p.m. brilloboxpgh.com
Top 40 Dance Party at Tiki Lounge. 10 p.m. 2003 E. Carson St., South Side. Free. tikiloungepgh.com
Honcho with Mozhgan. 11:59 p.m.-7 a.m. 1139 Penn Ave., Strip District. $15 before 1 a.m./$20 after. facebook.com/hotmasspgh
Sun., Dec. 15
🎁 VAIN Holiday 2019 featuring Trinity The Tuck at Cake Pittsburgh. 4-10 p.m. 1900 Smallman St., Strip District. $15-45. cakepgh.com
Mon., Dec. 16
In the Weeds at Ace Hotel. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. 120 S. Whitfield St., East Liberty. Free. acehotel.com/Pittsburgh
Tue., Dec. 17
Request Nite with DJ Joanie B at Howlers. 8-11 p.m. 4509 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. Free. howlerspittsburgh.com
Wed., Dec. 18
412Step at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 6:30-9 p.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. belvederesultradive.com
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