Club Nights

Recurring dark club nights in Pittsburgh.


  • Coven (Weekly on Thursdays): Various DJs spin a variety of dark musical styles at Belvedere’s in Lawrenceville. (Night founded Jan. 2018.)
  • Treasure: Dreampop/Ethereal Night (Monthly on Thursdays): Ethereal, synthwave and downtempo night featuring DJs Amadea and Futurism with two live musical performances. Monthly on Thursdays (week  varies) at Howler’s in Bloomfield. (Night founded Jan. 2017.)


  • Strangeways (Fourth Fridays): DJs Jesley Snipes and The Comeback Kid spin britpop, post-punk, indie, and psych on the fourth Friday of every month at Spirit Lodge in Lawrenceville. (Night founded April 2014.)
  • Second Skin (Third Friday of every other month): DJs erica scary, huck finn, and a.grey spin ’80s post-punk, deathrock, and minimal synth. Brillobox in Lawrenceville, 10:30pm-2am, 21+, free before 11/$3 after. (Night founded Jan. 2015.)
  • Voodoo (Third Fridays): DJ PhoeniXXX and guests play goth, darkwave, new wave, post-punk, EBM, industrial, aggro, synth pop, death rock, goth, etc., with performers. Cruze in the Strip District, 9pm-2am, 21+. (Night founded Nov. 2015.)


  • Requiem (First Saturdays): DJ Crashzer0 and DJ Eclipse spin goth, synthpop, darkwave, EBM, post-punk, futurepop, dark trance, dark alternative, electro-industrial, electroclash, dark mashup, etc. on the first Saturday of every month at Cattivo in Lawrenceville. (Night founded July 2016.)
  • Evolution (Second Saturdays): The Outlaw DJ Josey and DJ Rezonate spin coldwave, darkwave, goth, industrial, and Synthpop on the second Saturday of every month at Cattivo in Lawrenceville. (Night founded Feb. 2017.)
  • Fetish 101 (Four times a year, on Saturdays): Introduction to kink party, featuring dark dance tunes, held quarterly on a Saturday at Cruze in the Strip District. (Night founded April 2014.)

(For a listing of regular dark club nights of Pittsburgh’s past, see Club Nights of Yore.)