Black Forge Coffee House

Darkness Brewing Eternal | Pittsburgh, PA

Black Forge Coffee House | Darkness Brewing Eternal in Allentown, PGH Since MMXV

Hours:

Mon - Fri 7am - 8pm

Sat 8am - 8pm

Sun 9am - 6pm
 


Colorblind Coding
Aug
19
5:00pm 5:00pm

Colorblind Coding

Moshpit Presents

Colorblind Coding
Alternative / Indie
For fans of Death Cab for Cutie, Weezer

Quentiam
Hard Rock / Nu Metal
For fans of Korn, Tool

Aphotica
Metal
For fans of Finntrol, Korpiklaani

Cephalopods
Alternative Rock / Classic Rock
For fans of Weezer, Sorority Noise

EverAfter
Alt Rock / Acoustic
For fans of Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin

Blacklist
Metal
For fans of Metallica, Anthrax

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$10 Presale / Day of Show
$0 with your MOSHPASS.
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YOUR TICKET IS A PASS FOR ALL OTHER MOSHPIT EVENTS DURING THIS CALENDAR MONTH. Go to any event we make this calendar month. See a Moshpit event earlier or later in the month than this one you’d like to attend? Bring your ticket and go to both! Or all of them! You can attend as many Moshpit events as you'd like in the month of this show. See a current list at http://www.posishows.com/.

All Ages. No outside food or drink.
Arrive early. Admittance is subject to capacity. Times and artists subject to change.
Sponsored by Horeyezon Clothing

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DIVAS Soul Sundays
Aug
13
5:00pm 5:00pm

DIVAS Soul Sundays

PITTSBURGH! Get ready for SOUL SUNDAY'S the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month! Enjoy CLASSIC Drag Queen Acts as well as PREMIERE Celeberity Impersonation.
LIMITED SEATING!
$10 Drag Show Cover & Complimentary cocktails for guests over 21!
Don't drink? Enjoy some freshly brewed coffee or a specialty latte! Spend your Sundays with the QUEENS and get "dragged" to church!
Want to be a part of the show? Email us a current headshot and some recent work of yours to auditions@divasdopgh.com.

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Feast on the Fallen/ L K Hae/ Tremoravia + more
Aug
12
4:00pm 4:00pm

Feast on the Fallen/ L K Hae/ Tremoravia + more

DetaiMoshpit Presents

10:20 - 10:45 Feast on the Fallen
Metal
For fans of Black Tongue, Knocked Loose

9:40 - 10:05 L K Hae
Indie / Blues
For fans of The White Stripes, Neil Young

9:00 - 9:25 Tremoravia
Indie / Rock
For fans of Beck, Nirvana

8:20 - 8:45 The Invalid People
Rock / Punk
For fans of Candlebox, Public Image Ltd

7:40 - 8:05 The End Of The Ocean
Instrumental / Post Rock

7:00 - 7:25 Day By Day
Rock
For fans of The Story So Far, Trash Boat

6:20 - 6:45 Multiverse Theory
Progressive Rock / Metal
For fans of Joe Satriani, Dream Theater

5:40 - 6:05 Coffin Notice
Thrash Metal / Black Metal
For fans of Carcass, Iron Maiden

5:00 - 5:25 Quentiam
Hard Rock / Nu Metal
For fans of Korn, Tool


Doors: 4PM
Show: 5PM
Curfew: 11:30PM

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$10 Presale / Day of Show
$0 with your MOSHPASS.
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YOUR TICKET IS A PASS FOR ALL OTHER MOSHPIT EVENTS DURING THIS CALENDAR MONTH. Go to any event we make this calendar month. See a Moshpit event earlier or later in the month than this one you’d like to attend? Bring your ticket and go to both! Or all of them! You can attend as many Moshpit events as you'd like in the month of this show. See a current list at http://www.posishows.com/.

All Ages. No outside food or drink.
Arrive early. Admittance is subject to capacity. Times and artists subject to change.
Sponsored by Horeyezon Clothing

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Punk Rock Karaoke
Aug
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Punk Rock Karaoke

Trash to Thrash teamed up with Black Forge Coffee House and The Punk Rock Karaoke Collective to host an evening of booze, art, and drunken punk sing alongs! All to help raise awareness for the Switch & Signal Skatepark and to help raise some funding for Trash To Thrash.

Punk Rock Karaoke: All of your favorite punk songs done karaoke style in a metal coffee shop!
Event starts at 8pm!
We'll be raffling off skate decks that have been painted by some awesome artists! We'll be announcing the artists soon
Some beer and booze will be provided, but please BYOB, because we will run out of the free stuff!

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Brews & Brushes Art Exhibit
Aug
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Brews & Brushes Art Exhibit

Brewtal Beer Fest in collboration with Redfishbowl & Black Forge Coffee House Present BREWS & BRUSHES! A Collaborative Art Show & Pre-Fest Party for the upcoming BREWTAL BEER FEST 2! 

August 5th at Black Forge Coffee House
Doors & Pours at 7PM - $5 Admission

Featuring Live Performances By:
Latecomer
Gahara
Mindless Chaos

Live Painting By:
Corey Hannah Summers
Joe Harrison
Daisher Rocket
Chris Michalski
Michael G Stidle
Oliver Stone
Durty Art
Christan Miller
Sikes

Black Forge Coffee House & Redfishbowl will also be debuting a new exhibit of art work inside of the shop from a wide variety of local artists.

Exclusive Brewtal Beer Fest 2 Ticket Pricing will be available at this event!

STAY UP TO DATE ON THE FESTIVAL AT http://www.pghbrewtalfest.com/

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Aug
3
5:30pm 5:30pm

Charmer & Pale Lungs

Get Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/yafboynb
Black Forge Coffee House
Doors 5:30 PM / Show 6:00 PM
Tickets ADV $10 // DOS $12
All Ages

Charmer
Pale Lungs
Primer & Grayscale

This event is being organized, promoted, and hosted by Mossdeep Entertainment. Tickets are $10 online and can be purchased through Ticketfly, from Evan of Mossdeep Entertainment, or any of the supporting locals.

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The Big Sway
Aug
2
6:00am 6:00am

The Big Sway

The Big Sway from Massachusetts, USA is on tour in support of their new full-length album, "Ground Up!"
LISTEN HERE:
www.thebigsway.bandcamp.com

Early evening, August 2nd finds The Big Sway at Black Forge Coffee Housewith The Long Hunt
LISTEN HERE:
www.thelonghunt.bandcamp.com

THIS IS A FREE SHOW! 
On the early side too: Music starts at 6pm, ends at 8pm.

Come meet The Big Sway and check out their new album available on vinyl, CD or digital download via Bandcamp, iTunes or Spotify. 

For more information on The Big Sway visit:
www.thebigsway.com

Hope to see you there!

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DIVA Soul Sundays
Jul
23
5:00pm 5:00pm

DIVA Soul Sundays

DIVAS Soul Sundays!
When: the second and fourth Sunday of each month from May 28 to December 10 at 5 p.m.

The show: Glam drag queens perform covers of hit songs and embody celebrities.

The divas: a rotating cast of female & celebrity impersonators hosted by VyVyan Vyxn as Cher, Reba McEntire, & Liza Minelli, joined by special guests as Etta James, Adele, Apple Brown Betty Bette Midler, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin and more. For a schedule of performers, please visit www.DivasDoPGH.com. 

The drinks: This is an all ages event, hosted in a local coffee house serving freshly brewed teas and coffees, as well as healthy snack options. Guests over 21 with valid ID can sip on complimentary mimosas and bloody mary's and their own BYOB selections.

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Black Market Brunch
Jul
22
10:00am10:00am

Black Market Brunch

We're coming back to Black Forge Coffee! The menu includes Slow-Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwich on a homemade biscuit, Sweet Potato Hash, Tourte Milanese, Vegan Quiche made with local seasonal veggies, Candied Bacon, our homemade Beef Jerky (of course), and a wide variety of homemade baked goods including plenty of vegan treats!

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Speedfreak/Portrait People/Surf Bored
Jul
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Speedfreak/Portrait People/Surf Bored

On Thursday, July 20th,
when the clock strikes 6pm,
there will be music being performed at Black Forge
& you can see these performances for $5
& the performers will be:

Speedfreak (experimental punk from Kent, OH)
https://speedfreakmusic.bandcamp.com/album/instincts

Portrait People (local curb stomp pops)
portraitpeople.bandcamp.com

Surf Bored (local punk stuff to bebop to)
https://surfboredryan.bandcamp.com/

+ TBA !!

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A Moment in Pompeii
Jul
15
5:00pm 5:00pm

A Moment in Pompeii

Moshpit Presents

9:20 - 9:45 A Moment in Pompeii
Metal
For fans of August Burns Red, Counterparts

8:40 - 9:05 JayZee Tumberlake
Illuminati
For fans of Brand New, The Goo Goo Dolls

8:00 - 8:25 Arboreta
Acoustic / Pop Punk
For fans of Dashboard Confessional, The Rocket Summer

7:20 - 7:45 Jaywalking In Venice
Acoustic Punk / Pop Punk
For fans of Death Cab For Cutie, The Front Bottoms

6:40 - 7:05 EverAfter
Alt Rock / Acoustic
For fans of Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin

6:00 - 6:25 Hüston
Hip Hop / Horrorcore
For fans of XXXTentacion, Marilyn Manson

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$10 Presale / Day of Show
$0 with your MOSHPASS.
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YOUR TICKET IS A PASS FOR ALL OTHER MOSHPIT EVENTS DURING THIS CALENDAR MONTH. Go to any event we make this calendar month. See a Moshpit event earlier or later in the month than this one you’d like to attend? Bring your ticket and go to both! Or all of them! You can attend as many Moshpit events as you'd like in the month of this show. See a current list at http://www.posishows.com/.

All Ages. No outside food or drink.
Arrive early. Admittance is subject to capacity. Times and artists subject to change.
Sponsored by Horeyezon Clothing

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Earthling/Ether/Devthmvtch/Pummeled
Jul
14
6:30pm 6:30pm

Earthling/Ether/Devthmvtch/Pummeled

Steel Bridge Promotions presents...

A BIRTHDAY SHOW FOR MATTHEW SCHANG!!!!!

Earthling (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
https://earthlingva.bandcamp.com/

Ether (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
https://etherriffs.bandcamp.com/

Devthmvtch (Plantation, Florida)
https://devthmvtch.bandcamp.com/

Pummeled (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
https://pummeled.bandcamp.com/releases

ALL AGES!!!!!
BYOB!!!!!

When: Friday July 14th 2017
Where: Black Forge Coffee House
Doors: 6:30 PM
Bands: 7:00 PM
Admission: FREE

Come out and celebrate Matthew Schang's 28th birthday! Even if you dont know the bastard its a free show with rad bands. Its gonna be a blast!

Winterforge Promotions has a show at Gooskis featuring Undergang and Necrot directly after this show. We HIGHLY suggest going! This show will start at 10 PM:
https://www.facebook.com/events/609423129250811/

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Cobalt/Aseethe/Nullum
Jun
30
7:30pm 7:30pm

Cobalt/Aseethe/Nullum

Black Forge Coffee House presents:

COBALT w/ Aseethe & Nullum

Cobalt is an American black metal duo from Greeley, Colorado, founded in 2002. Cobalt have only toured once in 2013 in the United States, including a performance at Maryland Deathfest.

Doors @ 7:30pm
Bands at 8pm
All ages welcome
Tickets - $13.50 in advance | $15 at door

Don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to see these amazing bands in such an intimate space!

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DIVA Soul Sunday's
Jun
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

DIVA Soul Sunday's

DIVAS Soul Sundays!
When: the second and fourth Sunday of each month from May 28 to December 10 at 5 p.m.

The show: Glam drag queens perform covers of hit songs and embody celebrities.

The divas: a rotating cast of female & celebrity impersonators hosted by VyVyan Vyxn as Cher, Reba McEntire, & Liza Minelli, joined by special guests as Etta James, Adele, Apple Brown Betty Bette Midler, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin and more. For a schedule of performers, please visit www.DivasDoPGH.com. 

The drinks: This is an all ages event, hosted in a local coffee house serving freshly brewed teas and coffees, as well as healthy snack options. Guests over 21 with valid ID can sip on complimentary mimosas and bloody mary's and their own BYOB selections.

 

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NIL Presents: An Evening of Experimental Music NO. 2
Jun
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

NIL Presents: An Evening of Experimental Music NO. 2

NIL Presents: An Evening of Experimental Music No. 2
Black Forge Coffee House, NIL Presents: An Evening of Experimental Music No. 2
Black Forge Coffee House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Thursday, June 22, 2017

This is the second in a series of FREE Experimental Music
Shows presented by NIL @ Black Forge Coffee House

Black Forge Coffee House
1206 Arlington Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Next To Zone No. 3 Police Station, Allentown)

Public Transportation: Port Authority
www.portauthority.org

Downtown - South Side - Allentown
48 - Arlington (Every 20 Minutes*)
*Bus Stop Directly Across Street From Black Forge!!!
Arriving At Black Forge: Arlington & Warrington Avenues:
5:50PM / 6:10PM / 6:30PM

48 - Arlington (Every 30 Minutes)
Departing To Downtown: Arlington & Warrington Avenues:
10:10PM

You can Also Take The "T" From Downtown And Connect
Directly To The 48 - Arlington Bus At South Hills Junction!
48 - Arlington
Departing South Hills Junction to Black Forge Coffee House:
5:58PM
Arriving At Black Forge: Arlington & Warrington Avenues:
6:03PM
Black Forge Coffee House Is right Around the Corner!!!

Buses Within Walking Distance To Black Forge:
43 - Bailey (Downtown)
Arriving At Warrington & Beltzhoover: 5:52PM / 6:18PM
0.3 Mile Walk / 8 Minute Walk
Walk Up The Hill - Warrington Avenue To Arlington Avenue
Black Forge Coffee House Is right Around the Corner!!!

54C (Northside - East End - Oakland - South Side)
Arriving At Warrington & Beltzhoover: 5:55PM
0.3 Mile Walk / 8 Minute Walk
Walk Up The Hill - Warrington Avenue To Arlington Avenue
Black Forge Coffee House Is right Around the Corner!!!

NIL Presents: An Evening of Experimental Music No. 2
Black Forge Coffee House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

6:30-6:45 THURSTON MOORE III (Guitar)
www.facebook.com/ThurstonMooreIII

6:50-7:10 ECHO LIGHTWAVE UNSPEAKABLE (Guitar)
echolightwaveunspeakable.bandcamp.com

7:10-7:30 SKELETONIZED
https://soundcloud.com/skeletonizedpgh

7:35-7:55 DuNE KUNKEL (Guitar)
https://youtu.be/gp3NkApmnyw

8:00-8:20 WASP NEST HEAD DRESS (Guitar)
waspnestheaddress.bandcamp.com

8:25-8:45 RUSS HOFFMAN
http://soundcloud.com/rh2y

8:50-9:10 MUNZI ム ン ジ ー (Guitar)
Debut Gig!!!

9:15-9:40 HAUNTED CONSTELLATION (Guitar)
from Columbus, OH
hauntedconstellation.bandcamp.com

9:45-10:00 OM-BOT
www.youtube.com/user/OmBotCult

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A Midsummer's Night Solstice Poetry Reading
Jun
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

A Midsummer's Night Solstice Poetry Reading

The poetry event is a free, all-ages event
(Suggested $5 donation appreciated but not necessary. No BYOB.)

The Summer Solstice is nearly upon us. Come and celebrate with us at Black Forge on June 20th! This event includes several local women, nonbinary, and genderqueer poets, who will be reading some of their works. Enjoy one of Black Forge Coffee House's amazing cafe drinks and share the good vibes.

Poets:
Eva Diodati D-pa
Andy Goldberg
Amanda Oaks
Jay Bachelder
Rachel Gamble
and more TBA!

Hosted by Sheena Carroll

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See Through Dresses/Blod Maud/Rchrd Prkr/Naked Spirit
Jun
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

See Through Dresses/Blod Maud/Rchrd Prkr/Naked Spirit

Steel Bridge Promotions & Don't Let the Scene Go Down on Me! Collectivepresents...

See Through Dresses (Tiny Engines/Omaha)
https://seethroughdresses.bandcamp.com/

Blød Maud (Pittsburgh)
https://bldmd.bandcamp.com/

Rchrd Prkr (Pittsburgh)
https://rchrdprkr.bandcamp.com/

Naked Spirit (Pittsburgh/Punxsutawney)
https://nakedspirit.bandcamp.com/

ALL AGES!!!!!
BYOB (21+/$3 FEE TO DRINK)

When: Monday June 19th 2017
Where: Black Forge Coffee House
Doors: 6:30 PM
Bands: 7:00 PM
Admission: $5-$10 (Pay what you can)

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All Local Showcase
Jun
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

All Local Showcase

Moshpit Presents
ALL LOCAL SHOWCASE
Electric Army
9 Stitch Method
+MORE TBA
$10 advance / Day of Show
$0 with your MOSHPASS.
YOUR TICKET IS A PASS FOR ALL OTHER MOSHPIT EVENTS DURING THIS CALENDAR MONTH. Go to any event we make this calendar month and swap it at the door for a Moshpass. See a Moshpit event earlier in the month than this one you’d like to attend? Swap it at that show and go to both! Or all of them! You can attend as many Moshpit events as you'd like in the month of this show. See a current list at http://www.posishows.com/.
All Ages. No outside food or drink.
Arrive early. Admittance is subject to capacity. Times and artists subject to change.
Sponsored by Horeyezon Clothing

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DIVA Soul Sunday's
Jun
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

DIVA Soul Sunday's

DIVAS Soul Sundays!
When: the second and fourth Sunday of each month from May 28 to December 10 at 5 p.m.

The show: Glam drag queens perform covers of hit songs and embody celebrities.

The divas: a rotating cast of female & celebrity impersonators hosted by VyVyan Vyxn as Cher, Reba McEntire, & Liza Minelli, joined by special guests as Etta James, Adele, Apple Brown Betty Bette Midler, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin and more. For a schedule of performers, please visit www.DivasDoPGH.com. 

The drinks: This is an all ages event, hosted in a local coffee house serving freshly brewed teas and coffees, as well as healthy snack options. Guests over 21 with valid ID can sip on complimentary mimosas and bloody mary's and their own BYOB selections.

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Skeletonized/Xylen Roberts/Johnny Jitters/Qancel
Jun
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

Skeletonized/Xylen Roberts/Johnny Jitters/Qancel

A fun Friday night of psychedelic experimental musical madness at Black Forge Coffee House with:

Skeletonized (rhythmic electro- noise free jazz freak out band)
https://skeletonized.bandcamp.com/

Xylen Roberts (genre-defying experimental vocalist/producer/songwriter/multiinstrumentalist)
https://soundcloud.com/xylen-roberts
https://telesticrecords.bandcamp.com/

Johnny Jitters (experimental electronic jams)
https://soundcloud.com/johnnyjitters

Qancel (experimental electronic)
https://soundcloud.com/user-907783284

$5 cover, paying more is optional.
Doors at 6, Show 7-11:30pm.

Be there or be square rooted to infinity by a vibrating pyramid maaaaaaaaaaaan.

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