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On the Tahn: Dances and Live Music at COBRA, Kelly Strayhorn Theater and more (December 3-5) | Arts + Entertainment | Pittsburgh

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COBRA

Fri 3 Dec

The CURE vs. The SMITHS vs. NEW ORDER vs. DEPECHE MODE
Belvédère Ultra-Diving
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Strangeways presents Friday Night Fights, with music for you sad and sexy goths. Who is number one in your heart? Dance so everyone knows. 4016 Butler Street, Lawrenceville. $ 7. 21 and over. belvedereultradive.com

Sat Dec 4

Take me with you, Hemlock for Socrates, Thousandzz de Beez
The center of government
7 pm-11pm

Enjoy a selection of genres during this show at the Government Center. Listen to dance music reminiscent of the ’80s alternative of Take Me With You,’ sultry ‘pop-rock by electronic husband-wife duo Hemlock for Socrates, and ethereal pop with a mouth-watering voice of Thousandzz of Beez. 715 East Street, north side. $ 8 suggested. All ages. thegovernmentcenter.com

Amythyst Kiah
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Amythyst Kiah has a voice that is pure power. With thunderous lyrics and instrumentals, her songs draw on the lore of black bluegrass and country artists before her. Kiah to bring talents to Kelly Strayhorn Theater after 2021 album release Suspicious + strange. 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. $ 18-35. All ages. kelly-strayhorn.org

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Caroline Polachek

Caroline Polachek
M. Smalls Theater
8 p.m.

One of the most unique and celebrated pop voices in recent years, Caroline Polachek creates bright and sweet songs that quickly became favorites. Now working solo, Polachek was the lead singer of the group Chairlift. His 2019 album Pang was packed with hits including “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings”. She will be accompanied by the French musician Oklou during this show. 400 Lincoln Avenue, Millvale. $ 20. All ages. mrsmalls.com

TITLE CITY
Spirit
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Dance lovers, listen! This TITLE TOWN will be the last of the year at Spirit. Warm up and shake the chill out as you dance to Motown, deep funk, disco, vintage R&B, and more. 242 51st street, Lawrenceville. $ 7 before 10 p.m., $ 10 after. 21 and over. spiritpgh.com

SADDERDAYS
The Ultra Dive of Belvédère
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

SADDERDAYS is back for your inner emo. Go out to Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, New Found Glory, Sum 41, and more. 4016 Butler Street, Lawrenceville. $ 7 before 10 p.m., $ 10 after. 21 and over. belvedereultradive.com

A5-High quality cuts
COBRA
10 p.m.-2 a.m.

As the name suggests, DJ Jarrett Tebbets will be spinning high quality disco, house and rare grooves at COBRA this weekend, so come ready to dance. 4305 Main Street, Bloomfield. To free. 21 and over. cobrapgh.com

Sun Dec 5

Orchard Will / Care pack / Green tea plant / vireo
M. Roboto Project
7:00 p.m.

Join Will Orchard from Rhode Island’s East Bay, the local Care Package crew, Green Tea Factory and vireo for an evening of live music. Orchard’s latest record has been described as “enchanting and touching” so prepare to be amazed. 5106 Penn Avenue, Garfield. $ 7-10 suggested. All ages. dltsgdom.com