Fri., June 7
Pride Happy Hour and Block Party at 5801 Video Lounge & Café. 6-11 p.m. 5801 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. Free. Wristband required for outdoor alcohol. 5801videolounge.com – Hit the streets of Shadyside when 5801 Video Lounge & Café presents its Pride Happy Hour and Block Party. Maryland Ave. will be closed beside 5801 so you can enjoy food vendors, music by DJ Nugget, stage performances, and a street bar. There will also be drink specials and giveaways. All proceeds from the sale of outdoor drinking wristbands will go toward the Persad Center and Steel City Softball League.
People's Pride at First Friday. 7 p.m.-1 a.m. 5120 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. Free. sisterspgh.org - SisTers PGH and True T PGH throw a People’s Pride benefit celebration with great food, art, and, of course, dancing. Head upstairs for a party with music by DJs Amos and Scotty and the Mayday Brass Band. Downstairs, enjoy homemade empanadas and Pieces of Queer History of Pittsburgh, an art exhibit highlighting queer history and art in Pittsburgh, as well as an arts market with work by local artists. All proceeds will go toward creating protest art for People’s Pride 2019.
Bad Girls Benefit at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. belvederesultradive.com – Bad girls do it well during a benefit dance event at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. DJs Femi, Eyejay, Gunray, and Killjoy play a variety of hits from Beyoncé, Santigold, Arianna Grande, Missy Elliot, Janelle Monae, and more, all to raise money for Access Reproductive Care - Southeast, an organization that creates pathways to safe, affordable reproductive care for people in the Southern U.S.
Sat., June 8
Sappho People's Pride at P Town. 10 p.m-2 a.m. 4740 Baum Blvd., Oakland. $5. ptownbar.com - People's Pride festivities continue when Sappho and SisTers PGH present a benefit dance night at P Town. Hosted by Sassy Suggestions, Freeter, Theodore Rexx, Mary Mack, and VJ PDF, the event will raise funds for the Let's Get Free, Women & Trans Prisoner Defense Committee, an organization that raises awareness of the gender-based violence that contributes to the incarceration of women and trans people. No one will be turned away from this event, cover or no cover.
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Thu., June 6
Radiate: 18+ Dance Party at Up There. 9 p.m. 931 Liberty Ave., Downtown. $5. 18 and over. facebook.com/THEREUltra
Michael Miracles & Love Evolution at Spirit. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 242 51st St., Lawrenceville. $5. spiritpgh.com
Sweatbox with DJ Femi and Friends at Scenario. 10 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free. scenariopgh.com
Fri., June 7
Pandemic: Kaleta and Super Yamba Band at Brillobox. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave, Bloomfield. $10. brilloboxpgh.com
DJ Alex Rivera at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free/$5 after 11 p.m. scenariopgh.com
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
MESH Pride: Jordee at 3577 Studios. 10 p.m.-3 a.m. 3577 Bigelow Blvd., Polish Hill. $10. 3577studios.com
Sat., June 8
Saturday Nights with DJ Nugget at The Goldmark. Doors 6 p.m. 4517 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5 after 10 p.m. thegoldmark.com
412Step's Steel Town Hoedown: Pride Party at Element. 7-11 p.m. 5744 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. Free. elementpgh.com
Beleza: Forró em Foco at Casa Brasil. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 5904 Bryant St., Highland Park. Free. casa-brasil.com
Strangeways at Cattivo. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 146 44th St., Lawrenceville. $5. cattivopgh.com
Sadderday at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. $5/7. belvederesultradive.com
Junction at Brillobox. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 4104 Penn Ave, Bloomfield. brilloboxpgh.com
Impulse Pittsburgh Pride After Party at Social House. 10 p.m. 123 7th St., Downtown. $5. socialhouse7.com
DJ Endlesss & DJ Nugget with guest DJ Excel/90s & 00s Party at Scenario. 9 p.m. 1005 East Carson St., South Side. Free/$5 after 11 p.m. scenariopgh.com
Honcho Pride with Handmade (Same Bitches) and Kiernan Laveaux at Club Pittsburgh. 11 p.m.-7 a.m. 1139 Penn Ave, Strip District. $10. clubpittsburgh.com
Mon., June 10
In the Weeds: Industry DJ Night at Ace Hotel. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. 120 South Whitfield St., East Liberty. Free. acehotel.com/Pittsburgh
Wed. June 12
Boot Scootin' at Belvederes Ultra-Dive. 6:30-9 p.m. 4016 Butler St., Lawrenceville. Free. belvederesultradive.com
Cajun Dancing in the Park at Schenley Plaza. 7-10 p.m. 4100 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Free. grandbonrien.com
Tue., June 11
Request Nite with DJ Joanie B at Howlers. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 4509 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield. Free. howlerspittsburgh.com
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