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Gospel-Jazz Opera Premiere: "A Gathering of Sons"

at Hill House at Kaufmann Auditorium, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Wed, June 28
Thu, June 29
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $10

A young black man is shot by a white police officer in "A Gathering of Sons", a new gospel-jazz opera that explores the tragedy through several perspectives, including a chorus called "The Sons," who ... [more+]

A young black man is shot by a white police officer in "A Gathering of Sons", a new gospel-jazz opera that explores the tragedy through several perspectives, including a chorus called "The Sons," who watch over the world as spirits. Filled with pain, hope and love, the piece was commissioned by Pittsburgh Festival Opera as part of their "Music That Matters" series, and created by composer Dwayne Fulton of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church and librettist Tameka Cage Conley, an award-winning poet and playwright. Sung in English with English subtitles, this sure-to-be stirring work comes to life at Kaufmann Auditorium at Hill House. [less-]

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Performs Swingin' Oldies

at Jergel's Rhythm Grille , Warrendale
OFFER DATES:
Wed, June 28
FULL PRICE: $28
OFFER PRICE: $15

Swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has become one of the most popular touring bands around. Their popularity took off in 1996 after performing in the film "Swingers", and they've since recorded multiple ... [more+]

Swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has become one of the most popular touring bands around. Their popularity took off in 1996 after performing in the film "Swingers", and they've since recorded multiple platinum albums and scored hits with "You and Me and the Bottle Makes Three Tonight (Baby)" and "Go Daddy-O." BBVD now carries on the tradition of swing's legendary big bands by touring nonstop, performing more than 100 concerts each year around the world. They've played the Super Bowl, appeared on "The Tonight Show" and continue to record new music, including "Rattle Them Bones" in 2012 and a Christmas album. They're known for their high-energy live shows that'll make you feel like you've stepped back in time to the big band era -- so don't forget to bring your dancin' shoes when the nine guys of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy take the stage at Jergel's Rhythm Grille in Pittsburgh. [less-]

The O'Jays: Legendary Soul Stars Come to Pittsburgh

at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
FULL PRICE: $39 - $89
OFFER PRICE: $19.50 - $44.50

People all over the world, join hands. R&B superstars The O'Jays are set to take the Heinz Hall stage this summer, backed by the Pittsburgh Symphony. It'll be a soulful evening filled with effortless ... [more+]

People all over the world, join hands. R&B superstars The O'Jays are set to take the Heinz Hall stage this summer, backed by the Pittsburgh Symphony. It'll be a soulful evening filled with effortless harmonies and smooth stepping dance moves when the Love Train pulls into the station. You'll hear these Rock & Roll Hall of Famers perform such classic tracks as "Put Your Hands Together," "For The Love Of Money," "Use Ta Be My Girl," "I Love Music" and many more. [less-]

Wrestler The Honky Tonk Man Trades the Ring for the Stand-Up Stage

at Pittsburgh Improv, Homestead
OFFER DATES:
Thu, June 29
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Longtime wrestling fans know Roy Wayne Farris (a.k.a., "The Honky Tonk Man") for his famed moves, the "El Kabong" guitar shot and the "Shake, Rattle and Roll" swinging neck-breaker. He first entered t... [more+]

Longtime wrestling fans know Roy Wayne Farris (a.k.a., "The Honky Tonk Man") for his famed moves, the "El Kabong" guitar shot and the "Shake, Rattle and Roll" swinging neck-breaker. He first entered the World Wrestling Federation ring in the late '80s and has raised a rockabilly ruckus inside and alongside the ring ever since. Now, comedy fans can get familiar with the guitar-slinging, pompadour-sporting wrestling vet when he manhandles the mic for a special event at Pittsburgh Improv. [less-]

Pirates Battle the Giants at PNC Park With Postgame Fireworks

at PNC Park, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
FULL PRICE: $40 - $59
OFFER PRICE: $30 - $49

The Pittsburgh Pirates kick off what's sure to be a hard-fought series as Buster Posey and the Giants storm into PNC Park. It's been a roller coaster season for the Bucs, but with strong surges from A... [more+]

The Pittsburgh Pirates kick off what's sure to be a hard-fought series as Buster Posey and the Giants storm into PNC Park. It's been a roller coaster season for the Bucs, but with strong surges from Andrew McCutchen and hard-hitting Gregory Polanco, they've never been anything but fun to watch. Cheer them on from your seat at one of the most beautiful stadiums in sports for this thrilling game, followed by a breathtaking fireworks display. Summer is here at last and there's no better time to take in a baseball game. [less-]

"Louie"'s Jim Norton at Pittsburgh Improv

at Pittsburgh Improv, Homestead
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
+ 1 more dates
Fri, June 30
Fri, June 30
Sat, July 01
Sat, July 01
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FULL PRICE: $27
OFFER PRICE: $13.50

Best known for his work on the hit TV show "Louie" and as a regular guest on radio's "Opie and Anthony" show, Jim Norton now brings his brutally honest comedy to the Pittsburgh Improv. A "New York Tim... [more+]

Best known for his work on the hit TV show "Louie" and as a regular guest on radio's "Opie and Anthony" show, Jim Norton now brings his brutally honest comedy to the Pittsburgh Improv. A "New York Times" best-selling author, Norton has made frequent appearances on "The Tonight Show", the "Late Show with David Letterman", "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", "Chelsea Lately" and more. Since his first hour-long HBO special, "Monster Rain", Norton's filmed and recorded several TV specials and albums. Now you can catch this veteran comic live when he makes his way to Pittsburgh. [less-]

"An Act of God": Irreverent Broadway Hit Invites You to Heaven

at Pittsburgh Public Theater at the O'Reilly Theater , Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Fri, June 30
FULL PRICE: $56 - $62
OFFER PRICE: $28 - $31

After conquering Broadway, God is coming to Pittsburgh to set the record straight in "An Act of God". In this irreverent comedy, the Almighty and his wingmen, Gabriel and Michael, welcome you to Heave... [more+]

After conquering Broadway, God is coming to Pittsburgh to set the record straight in "An Act of God". In this irreverent comedy, the Almighty and his wingmen, Gabriel and Michael, welcome you to Heaven -- which is just as dazzling as you hoped it would be. God's willing to admit that he has a few wrath-management issues, and he'll crack you up with his new and improved commandments, tales about Adam and Eve, thoughts on your bedtime prayers and more. This Broadway hit is based on the critically acclaimed book by David Javerbaum, who won 13 Emmys as head writer on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart". Now this "gut-busting-funny riff" ("The New York Times") on mankind's foibles comes to the Pittsburgh Public Theater at the O'Reilly Theater. [less-]

Pirates Battle the Giants at PNC Park, Plus Free T-Shirt Giveaway

at PNC Park, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 01
FULL PRICE: $40 - $59
OFFER PRICE: $30 - $49

The Pittsburgh Pirates kick off what's sure to be a hard-fought series as Buster Posey and the Giants storm into PNC Park. It's been a roller coaster season for the Bucs, but with strong surges from A... [more+]

The Pittsburgh Pirates kick off what's sure to be a hard-fought series as Buster Posey and the Giants storm into PNC Park. It's been a roller coaster season for the Bucs, but with strong surges from Andrew McCutchen and hard-hitting Gregory Polanco, they've never been anything but fun to watch. Cheer them on from your seat at one of the most beautiful stadiums in sports for this thrilling game, which features a free T-shirt giveaway. Summer is here at last, and there's no better time to take in a baseball game. [less-]

Gospel-Jazz Opera Premiere: "A Gathering of Sons"

at Winchester Thurston Falk Auditorium , Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 01
FULL PRICE: $40 - $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

A young black man is shot by a white police officer in "A Gathering of Sons", a new gospel-jazz opera that explores the tragedy from several perspectives, including a chorus called "The Sons," who wat... [more+]

A young black man is shot by a white police officer in "A Gathering of Sons", a new gospel-jazz opera that explores the tragedy from several perspectives, including a chorus called "The Sons," who watch over the world as spirits. Filled with pain, hope and love, the piece was commissioned by Pittsburgh Festival Opera as part of their "Music That Matters" series, and created by composer Dwayne Fulton of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church and librettist Tameka Cage Conley, an award-winning poet and playwright. Sung in English with English subtitles, this sure-to-be stirring work comes to life at Winchester Thurston School's Falk Auditorium. [less-]

Rumours ATL: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

at Jergel's Rhythm Grille , Warrendale
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 01
FULL PRICE: $14
OFFER PRICE: $8

The Atlanta-based tribute band Rumours -- named after Fleetwood Mac's Grammy-winning, chart-shattering album -- recreates the live concert magic conjured up by the quintet in their '70s-'80s heyday at... [more+]

The Atlanta-based tribute band Rumours -- named after Fleetwood Mac's Grammy-winning, chart-shattering album -- recreates the live concert magic conjured up by the quintet in their '70s-'80s heyday at Jergel's Rhythm Grille in Warrendale. From period costumes to note-perfect harmonies and instrumentation, the five members of Rumours pay homage to the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers with a show full of memorable songs, including "Go Your Own Way," "Don't Stop," "The Chain," "Landslide," "Dreams," "Rhiannon" and "You Make Loving Fun," among many others. [less-]

San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Taillon Jersey Giveaway

at PNC Park, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Sun, July 02
FULL PRICE: $35 - $51
OFFER PRICE: $25 - $41

Here's a fun Sunday afternoon baseball game with a bonus for the kids. All guests ages 14 and younger in attendance will receive a replica alternate Jameson Taillon jersey. For the adults, there's all... [more+]

Here's a fun Sunday afternoon baseball game with a bonus for the kids. All guests ages 14 and younger in attendance will receive a replica alternate Jameson Taillon jersey. For the adults, there's all the usual fun, not the least of which is the game itself! Both the San Francisco Giants and the hometown Pittsburgh Pirates feature lineups filled with familiar names, including Andrew McCutchen and Buster Posey. Don't miss the action when the clubs take the field at PNC Park. [less-]

Pittsburgh's Funniest Go Head to Head in Roast Battle "Bash in the Burgh"

at Pittsburgh Improv, Homestead
OFFER DATES:
Wed, July 05
FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $8

Whether you love laughing along to those Comedy Central roast battles, or just want to catch some of the funniest comics in the city spewing their most devastating digs, wince-worthy one-liners and ac... [more+]

Whether you love laughing along to those Comedy Central roast battles, or just want to catch some of the funniest comics in the city spewing their most devastating digs, wince-worthy one-liners and acidic insults, "Bash in the Burgh" is definitely the place to catch comedians bringing their A-game and leaving it all on the stage. A total of 32 local comedians will go head to head over four weeks in this no-holds-barred display of verbal viciousness at Comedy Club of Pittsburgh. Watch (and wince!) as these funny comics do their best to outwit, outmatch and out-anything-it-takes-to-get-a-laugh-and-make-it-to-the-next-round. [less-]

Hit Comedy "Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage"

at CLO Cabaret, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Wed, July 05
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
FULL PRICE: $38.75 - $44.75
OFFER PRICE: $20.75

Billed as "Dr. Ruth meets Emily Post," "Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage" is a raucous comedy starring Paige Davis of TLC's "Trading Spaces" as Miss Abigail, the world's most sought-a... [more+]

Billed as "Dr. Ruth meets Emily Post," "Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage" is a raucous comedy starring Paige Davis of TLC's "Trading Spaces" as Miss Abigail, the world's most sought-after relationship expert to the stars, and her sexy sidekick, Paco. The duo travel the world dispensing Miss Abigail's outrageously funny "how-to's" on all things related to romance and relationships, including how to make a man think he's wearing the pants, proper kissing technique, what to keep hidden from your dates and more. Called "pure fun" by "Entertainment Weekly", this long-running Off-Broadway comedy hit was written by veteran Broadway producer Ken Davenport and comedian Sarah Saltzberg. Now you can experience the charm of Miss Abigail for yourself when she hits the stage of CLO Cabaret in Pittsburgh. [less-]

Comedian-Actor John Witherspoon ("Friday", "Boomerang")

at Pittsburgh Improv, Homestead
OFFER DATES:
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
+ 2 more dates
Fri, July 07
Fri, July 07
Sat, July 08
Sat, July 08
Sun, July 09
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

"Co-ordinate" a date to see John Witherspoon, one of the nation's top stand-up headliners, who's known for hilarious catchphrases like "Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!" He's also played eccentric, short-tempe... [more+]

"Co-ordinate" a date to see John Witherspoon, one of the nation's top stand-up headliners, who's known for hilarious catchphrases like "Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!" He's also played eccentric, short-tempered dads in the "Friday" series of films and TV's "The Wayans Bros." and "The Boondocks", and appeared in music videos alongside Jay-Z and Sugar Ray. He made more than a dozen appearances on the "Late Show with David Letterman", and his TV credits range from "The Richard Pryor Show" in 1977 to "Hill Street Blues", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "L.A. Law" and "The Tracy Morgan Show". Now, the comic legend hits the stage at the Pittsburgh Improv. [less-]

U2 by UV: Salute to the Irish Rockers

at Hard Rock Cafe - Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 08
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $7.50

Pittsburgh's Hard Rock Cafe hosts U2 by UV, the Miami-based tribute band that's played to massive crowds across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and even South America. Formed more than a decade ago, this acc... [more+]

Pittsburgh's Hard Rock Cafe hosts U2 by UV, the Miami-based tribute band that's played to massive crowds across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and even South America. Formed more than a decade ago, this accomplished foursome produces a spot-on re-creation of the Irish rockers' legendary live concerts, covering everything from the early days of "Boy" right on through "Joshua Tree, Achtung Baby, Zooropa" and even up to U2's latest disc, "Songs of Innocence". UV by U2 stars Eddie Steklasa as The Edge, Michael Schmidt as Bono, Keith Howard as Adam Clayton and Jeff Clemens as Larry Mullen, Jr. [less-]

Corey Feldman Performs Songs From "The Lost Boys", "Stand By Me", "The Goonies" and "Dream a Little Dream"

at Hard Rock Cafe - Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Fri, July 14
FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: $10

Few actors become pop culture icons as young as Corey Feldman did. In the '80s, he starred in a string of now-classic films, including "The Goonies", "Stand By Me", "The Lost Boys", "Teenage Mutant Ni... [more+]

Few actors become pop culture icons as young as Corey Feldman did. In the '80s, he starred in a string of now-classic films, including "The Goonies", "Stand By Me", "The Lost Boys", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Gremlins" and "The Burbs". In the '90s, Feldman turned his distinctive voice to singing, releasing the first of five albums, which have ranged from new jack swing to rock to dance-pop and funk-rock. His newest release, "Angelic 2 the Core", features collaborations with Kaya Jones, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt and Fred Durst. Now this beloved performer is on tour and playing a career retrospective, with a concert of songs from "The Lost Boys", "Stand By Me", "The Goonies" and "Dream a Little Dream". Be there when the "Angelic 2 Summer" tour lands at the Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh. [less-]

"Brick Fest Live: LEGO Experience" -- An Interactive Building Bonanza

at Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 15
Sun, July 16
FULL PRICE: $34 - $89
OFFER PRICE: $21 - $39

LEGO lovers, prepare to be inspired, educated and entertained when "Brick Fest Live" comes to the Monroeville Convention Center in Pittsburgh. You'll get the chance to participate in hands-on building... [more+]

LEGO lovers, prepare to be inspired, educated and entertained when "Brick Fest Live" comes to the Monroeville Convention Center in Pittsburgh. You'll get the chance to participate in hands-on building attractions and shop the largest variety of LEGO-themed merchandise imaginable, all under one roof. Marvel at giant creations built by pros, and even build some designs of your own. Construct a custom derby car and race it down a 35-foot-long timed track, contribute to a large-scale floor mosaic, or go head-to-head against other fans in the LEGO video game arena. You can also meet the hosts of YouTube's "The Brick Show" (and maybe even get featured in an upcoming video). There's trivia, collaborative building, a miniature golf course and much more. Plus, your ticket includes an e-book download, which compiles all the custom LEGO instructions produced for the Brick Builders Club, with monthly updates. There's something for all ages here -- all you need to bring is your creativity. Oh -- and maybe your handy-dandy brick separator. [less-]

Country Duo Love and Theft ("Angel Eyes") in Concert

at Jergel's Rhythm Grille , Warrendale
OFFER DATES:
Thu, July 27
FULL PRICE: $19
OFFER PRICE: $10

Country sensation Love and Theft brings its chart-topping Nashville sound to Jergel's Rhythm Grille in Warrendale. Composed of Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson, both of whom sing lead vocals an... [more+]

Country sensation Love and Theft brings its chart-topping Nashville sound to Jergel's Rhythm Grille in Warrendale. Composed of Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson, both of whom sing lead vocals and play guitar, the duo has been making waves on the country charts since their 2009 debut, "World Wide Open", which spawned their first Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart ("Runaway"). Two years later, they scored their first No. 1 hit with the love song "Angel Eyes," followed by more recent singles like "Candyland" and "Love Wins." [less-]

The Wailers: Reggae Legends at Rex Theater

at Rex Theater, Pittsburgh
OFFER DATES:
Fri, July 28
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

One of the biggest names in reggae history, the Wailers are best known for backing Bob Marley throughout his legendary career. Following Marley's tragic death in 1981, the band continued on, led by ba... [more+]

One of the biggest names in reggae history, the Wailers are best known for backing Bob Marley throughout his legendary career. Following Marley's tragic death in 1981, the band continued on, led by bassist Aston "Family Man" Barrett, who was a member of Lee Perry's group The Upsetters before joining Marley in 1971. In addition to their work with Marley, the Wailers have performed with reggae legends such as Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and Burning Spear, as well as Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana and many other stars from across the musical spectrum. A gifted and tireless touring act, the Wailers have performed for a total of more than 20 million live audience members across the globe -- and now they're coming to the Rex Theater in Pittsburgh. [less-]

Comedian Sarah Tiana ("Chelsea Lately, @midnight")

at Pittsburgh Improv, Homestead
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 03
Fri, August 04
Fri, August 04
+ 3 more dates
Thu, August 03
Fri, August 04
Fri, August 04
Sat, August 05
Sat, August 05
Sun, August 06
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

One ballsy Southern belle, stand-up comic Sarah Tiana likes to slip her raunchiest lines into her act between embarrassed, charm-school giggles. Soon after leaving her native Georgia, Tiana landed the... [more+]

One ballsy Southern belle, stand-up comic Sarah Tiana likes to slip her raunchiest lines into her act between embarrassed, charm-school giggles. Soon after leaving her native Georgia, Tiana landed the role of Carmen on the seventh season of "Reno 911! " She's since appeared on "Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen", "@midnight", Comedy Central's "Roast Battle" and "Chelsea Lately". A gifted sketch performer, she headlines around the country and regularly performs for American troops around the world on USO tours. She'll make you blush with her raw, frank breakdown of the modern dating scene and her hilarious recaps of growing up in the Deep South when she makes her way to the Pittsburgh Improv. [less-]

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