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Pittsburgh Grooveline: June 6-June 12 

This week delivers an especially Pride-filled edition of Grooveline

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Each week, the City Paper compiles a list of Pittsburgh dance parties for you and your crew to bust loose to the best bangers, EDM, pop hits, and more. (All events are 21 and over unless otherwise stated.)

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.

More, more, more…

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

Do you have a dance party you want to promote? Email awaltz@pghcitypaper.com.
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