Photo: Ant Soulo
. Sun., May 15. 6 p.m. Stage AE. 400 N. Shore Drive, North Side. $32.50. promowestlive.com.
Give a huge “welcome home” to Pittsburgh’s Benji. as he returns to the ‘Burgh as part of EARTHGANG’s Ghetto Gods tour. Maybe there will be some special surprises in store?
Alec Benjamin. Tue., May 10. 6:30 p.m. Roxian Theatre. 425 Chartiers Ave. McKees Rocks. $25+. concerts.livenation.com.
Here’s your chance to belt along to Alec’s hit, “Let Me Down Slowly,” in a snug, live setting.
RDGLDGRN with Toy Machine. Wed., May 11. 7 p.m. Thunderbird Café & Music Hall. 4053 Butler St, Lawrenceville. $17-27. thunderbirdmusichall.com.
RDGLDGRN blends rock, hip-hop, and go-go music that pulls from each band member’s diverse backgrounds.
GILT with Not Your Friends + Morning Dew. Wed., May 11. 7-10:30 p.m. The Mr. Roboto Project. 5106 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $10-12. therobotoproject.com.
Emo, punk, and experimental at your favorite DIY venue.
Hatchie. Thu., May 12. 8 p.m. Club Cafe. 56-58 S 12th St., South Side. $15-17. clubcafelive.com.
Club Cafe's small, intimate setting will make the perfect backdrop for Hatchie’s ethereal, dream pop stylings.
Jenny Wilson Quartet. Thu., May 12. 7-10 p.m. Kingfly Spirits. 2613 Smallman St., Strip District. $10 suggested donation. kingflyspirits.com.
Part of the distillery’s weekly jazz night. Date night idea?
Hot Chip. Fri., May 13. 7 p.m. Stage AE. 400 N. Shore Dr., North Side. $29.50. promowestlive.com.
Seeing as Hot Chips recently announced it will be releasing its eighth album, Freakout/Release, in August, there’s a good chance this concert will feature a stellar mix of old hits and brand, spanking new tunes.
Pittonkatonk 2022. Sat., May 14. 1-11 p.m. Vietnam Veterans Pavilion (Schenley Park). Vietnam Veteran's Pavilion Driveway, Oakland. Free. flowcode.com/page/pittonkatonk.
This is not a drill. It’s time for Pittsburgh’s annual Pittonkatonk music festival, featuring brass bands, hip hop, and more.
Black Rose Burning, The Shadow Event, Doors in the Labyrinth. Sat., May 14. 7 p.m. The Government Center. 715 East St., North Side. $8-10. thegovernmentcenter.com.
Get ready for an all-ages, BYOB night of darkwave postpunk.
Weathers. Sun., May 15. 7 p.m. Enclave. 1602 E. Carson St., South Side $15-50. druskyentertainment.com.
A “Happy Pill” in rocking sonic form.