Cool Picks Saturday November 17, 2012

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1) The pre-holiday festivities continue Downtown with First Holiday Saturday. Market Square is the official kick off place for much of the action, with music starting at noon and continuing until 9 p.m. Artists include Vanessa Campagna, The Granati Brothers, and Jeff Jimerson and Airborne. The 3rd Annual Mascot Skate, with sports and entertainment mascots at “The Rink” at PPG Place, noon-2 p.m. The Bottom Dollar Food Sounds of the Season Parade kick off at 5 p.m., featuring area marching bands, local and national celebrities and horse drawn carriages.

2) Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience takes the stage at the Carnegie Library Music Hall. Bonham gained first-hand insight into the music of the super group as son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer, John “Bonzo” Bonham.  Jason Bonham has hand-picked some of the best session player musicians to compliment his drumming and recreate the Led Zeppelin sound. 8 p.m. 510 E. 10th St., Munhall.

3) Electr0-rocker Lights brings her distinctive sound to Mr. Smalls Funhouse. Special guest are The Arkells. 8 p.m. 400 Lincoln Ave., Millvale.

4) The Altar Bar in the Strip is showcasing a dubstep duo from Montreal, Adventure Club. Also on the bill are: Bass Ventura; Sean216; Robbie Rockso; Queen Beatz. 9 p.m. 1620 Penn Ave.