Chet Faker. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
The house/disco artist will be backed by a four-piece live band along with samples and an electronic soundscape.
O’Brother. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
Supported by Native and Daylight, American rock band O’Brother will bring its complex and spacey music to Stage AE.
North Mississippi All Stars. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 7 p.m.
The popular southern rock/blues band will be playing at Mr. Small’s.
Dada Life. Club Zoo. 9 p.m.
Popular house music act Dada Life will bring its deep bass tracks and poppy hooks to Club Zoo along with DJ Strobe and DJ Nature.
Mayer Hawthorne. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
The soul artist with influence from contemporary hip-hop and R&B will perform at the Altar Bar.
Mission of Burma. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
The Boston quartet will play a mix of punk, pop, art rock, and avant-garde experimentation.
The Gaslight Anthem. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 7 p.m.
The high-energy Jersey punk act with strong influences from Bruce Springsteen and other old folk/soul acts will play at Mr. Small’s. The group will also perform on Friday.
Rancid. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
Nineties punk-rock act Rancid will bring its snotty attitude and raucous, shout-along choruses to Stage AE.
Ukrainian Food Festival. St. Peter & St. Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Carnegie, Pa. 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The festival will feature delicious homemade foods such as pierogies, kielbasa, and more.
The Souls of Art Folk. August Wilson Center for African-American Culture. 6 p.m.
An array of talented local artists will perform a variety of pieces examining what it means to be considered a “problem,” specifically focusing on this sentiment as felt by the LGBTQ and HIV+ communities.
Headphone Disco. Altar Bar. 7 p.m.
This unique experience involves every attendee listening to the same DJ through sets of headphones.
Queens of the Stone Age. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
Josh Homme and crew will perform songs from their recent hit album ...Like Clockwork, as well as old classics.
GWAR. Mr. Small’s Theatre. 8 p.m.
Known for infamous and over-the-top stage shows, the hardcore metal band will be tearing apart Mr. Small’s and throwing things at the audience as well as playing a few songs here and there.
Tom Browne. Kelly Strayhorn Theater. 7 p.m.
The internationally acclaimed trumpeter will perform smooth rhythm and blues as well as sizzling jazz.
Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. Carnegie Music Hall. 8 p.m.
Under the direction of Andrés Cárdenes, the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic will begin its season featuring one of last year’s concerto competition winners sophomore Mimi Jung, who will perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.
Defending the Caveman. Cabaret at Theater Square. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20.
This is a one-man comedy show featuring humorous insights regarding gender and relationships.
Express Burlesque. Cabaret at Theater Square. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 12.
This exciting burlesque-style dance revue combines an old burlesque feel with a provocative-yet-classy twist of today.
Low Tides & Bucolic Daze. Hillman Center for Performing Arts. Through Sept. 22.
This exhibit features a collection of hand-painted photography landscapes and seascapes by artist Rosemary Pipitone.
Art Interprets Alzheimer’s. Society for Contemporary Craft Satellite Gallery. Through Sept. 29.
Sculptures by George Roby and photographs by Herbert Ascherman capture the emotional impact of Alzheimer’s through the eyes of patients and their loved ones.