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MONDAY 09.08.14

Music for the Spirit. Allegheny Center Alliance Church. 8 p.m.
Presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, this concert will feature the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass performing a program of works and readings exploring the spiritual nature and its influence on music. Admission is free and open to the public.

Foster the People. Stage AE. 8 p.m.
All the little kids with the pumped up kicks better run, better run, to the Foster the People show. Tickets are $35, and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

TUESDAY 09.09.14

Poogie Bell. Agnes Katz Plaza. 5 p.m.
Local renowned jazz drummer Poogie Bell will be performing in Agnes Katz Plaza as part of BNY Mellon’s ongoing JazzLive series. Admission is free and open to the public.

Tokyo Police Club. Altar Bar. 8 p.m.
Catch the indie alt-rockers behind hits such as “Your English is Good” and “Wait Up” at the Altar Bar, with Nevada Color playing in support. Tickets start at $17 and can be purchased at ticketfly.com.

WEDNESDAY 09.10.14

The Used and Taking Back Sunday. Stage AE. 8 p.m.
Your middle school self would probably write a really passive aggressive, yet emotionally poetic, AIM away message about you if you were to miss out on this one. Tickets are $28.50 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

Wavves. Altar Bar. 8 p.m.
Skater slackers Wavves will be bringing a little bit of white-boy attitude as well as pop-leaning punk to Pittsburgh. Tickets start at $16.50 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

THURSDAY 09.11.14

Decolonizing the Ear: The Reverberations of Vernacular Musics in the Era of Electrical Recording. Porter 100. 4:30 p.m.
Michael Denning, professor of American Studies at Yale University, will deliver a lecture focusing on the dramatic transformations that took place in vernacular music with the birth of electrical recording and broadcasting, and how this connects to the larger history of decolonization. This event is free and open to the public.

SATURDAY 09.13.14

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with Anne-Sophie Mutter. Heinz Hall. 7 p.m.
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter will be joining the PSO for the first official performance of the season and will be featured on the Bruch Violin Concerto. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

Beatles 50th Anniversary Tribute. Benedum Center. 8 p.m.
Taking place exactly 50 years after the Beatles played the Pittsburgh Civic Arena, this tribute concert will feature artists BEATLEMANIA NOW and will give attendees a chance to relive (or experience for the first time) the 1964 concert. Tickets start at $36.95 and can be purchased at trustarts.culturaldistrict.org.

SUNDAY 09.14.14

Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic. Carnegie Music Hall. 7:30 p.m.
The evening’s program will include soloist Joshua Burca on Jean Sibelius’s Violin Concerto in D Minor. Tickets are $5, but admission is free with a valid CMU ID.