The Northside boasts plenty of live music this weekend, plus community Earth Day celebrations and the annual barrel roll at Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse.
By: NSC Staff
Thursday, April 19
Her Ladyship at Scratch Food & Beverage
Her Ladyship is back for their final Thursday performance series at Scratch F&B. The show starts at 9:30 p.m., Scratch F&B’s late menu starts at 10 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Big Band Dance at Elks Lodge
The Jazz Conspiracy Big Band is back at Allegheny Elks Lodge in Historic Deutschtown. Enjoy live big band music from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Dance lessons with Mark Peters are at 7:15 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Friday, April 20
Alan Getto at The Park House
Guitarist Alan Getto will be at The Park House from 9 p.m. to midnight. No cover, for more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Barrel Roll and Pooch Parade at Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse
Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse is celebrating their spring opening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The annual barrel roll will feature a “pooch parade” in honor of the keg-collared Saint Bernards of yesteryear and the release of Wigle’s Barrelhouse Edition Single Barrel Straight Bourbon. The parade starts at 6 p.m. at Threadbare Cider and Mead and will continue down Spring Garden Avenue towards the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Animal Rescue. For more information, visit Wigle’s event page.
Lone Pine String Band at Bier’s Pub
Lone Pine String Band will be fiddlin’ up a storm at Bier’s Pub from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
21+ Night at Carnegie Science Center
The monthly 21-and-over installment is back with a “Don’t Try This at Home” theme. Enjoy a variety of mischievous experiments including exploding watermelons and rocket launching. The fun starts at 6 p.m. For more information, visit the Carnegie Science Center’s event page.
Saturday, April 21
YMCA Healthy Kids Day
The Allegheny YMCA will be hosting a Healthy Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Family admission is free and visitors can enjoy an obstacle course, claymation classes, family exercise classes and demonstrations from the Pittsburgh Police. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Poncho Sanchez at MCG Jazz
Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild Jazz will be hosting Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band. Two performances will be held at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., respectively. For more information, visit the MCG Jazz events page.
Record Store Day at Get Hip
Enjoy the national retail holiday at Get Hip Records with live music from Chet Vincent, Molly Alphabet and Slim Forsythe plus DJ’s Flipside Scotty and The Packet Man. Doors open at 10 a.m., for more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Community Earth Day with Brighton Heights Citizens Federation
The Brighton Heights Citizens Federation (BHCF) is hosting a volunteer community Earth Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The BHCF is looking for help cleaning gardens, picking up litter and painting walkways. All volunteers will be entered into a raffle to win a free house cleaning courtesy of Dirt Doctors Cleaning Service. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
ATC Face Off X at New Hazlett Theater
The Alumni Theater Company will be performing Face Off X at the New Hazlett Theater at 7 p.m. Two teams will compete against each other in a variety of performing arts including dancing, singing, spoken word and acting (think a kid-friendly version of MTV’s “Wild ‘n Out”). For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the theater’s event page.
Spaghetti Dinner at Riverview Presbyterian Church
Observatory Hill Inc., is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner at River Presbyterian Church from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and up. All proceeds will benefit the Portuguez family, who recently lost their home due to a landslide. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Master Level Penn Brew U at Penn Brewery
Penn Brewery will be hosting their advance craft brewing course from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests who haven’t participated in Penn Brew U’s 101 courses are still welcomed. Participants will learn about grain and beer pairings, off-flavor analysis and how temperature affects the brewing processing. Tickets are $53. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Sunday, April 23
Breakfast in Bed: Planet Organic at Mattress Factory
Celebrate Earth Day with brunch at the Mattress Factory. Enjoy music from DJ Dave Zak and participate in an eco-friendly DIY project Workshop PGH. Food and refreshments will be provided by Brugge on North, Whole Foods Market, Penn Brewery, Ustianochka Real Russian Vodka, Salúd Juicery plus sorbet mimosas from Gilligan’s Handcrafted Sorbet. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the museum’s event page.
Neighborhood Cleanup at Allegheny City Brewing
Allegheny City Brewing will be hosting a neighborhood cleanup from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants who return their cleanup bags to ACB will earn a free beer! For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Earth Day at Allegheny Commons
Venture Outdoors will be hosting a Family Stewardship Cleanup from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Allegheny Commons Park. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Meet the Brewers at Rivertowne Brewing
Rivertowne Brewing on the North Shore is hosting the 5th annual PCBW Meet the Brewers event from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Guests can enjoy a meet-and-greet with 20 breweries. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.