1) The Pirates take on the Cincinnati Reds today in a 7:05 p.m. game at PNC Park. 115 Federal St., North Shore.
2) Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers play a special charity gig tonight, Hungry Hearts for the Pittsburgh Food Bank. Two tickets for the following night’s Bruce Springsteen concert at the Consol Energy Center also will be auctioned off. 7:30 p.m. Hard Rock Cafe, 230 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square.
4) The Balcony Big Band’s hitting only high notes in a Monday night performance at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille. 8 p.m. No cover. 285 Northgate Dr., Warrendale.