Night Ranger Plays The Palace; Pittsburgh Improv Hosts D.L. Hughley (Fri., 12/21/18)

1) Sister Christian” was one of Night Ranger’s biggest hits when it rose on the Billboard Hot 100 chart to No. 5 in June 1984. The San Francisco rock band has had many iterations over the years and is extremely popular in Japan. Night Ranger’s first five albums had worldwide sales of more than 10 million. Their most recent album, Don’t Let Up, features a classic Dodge Challenger on its cover with a large hood scoop and the words “Night Ranger” on its front license plate. Catch them on tour as they celebrate The Night Ranger Before Christmas in their 36th year together. Gene the Werewolf opens.8 p.m. Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg. 

2) Actor/comedian/author DL Hughley is best known for success on several fronts—having his own sitcom, “The Hughley’s,” on ABC/UPN for four years, serving as the original host of BET’s “Comic View,” and being one of four stars in the Spike Lee documentary The Original Kings of Comedy. He’s also a syndicated drive time radio show host of “The DL Hughley Show,” but still finds time to get out on the road and keep his stand-up routine fresh. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Performances through Sunday. Pittsburgh Improv, 166 E. Bridge St., The Waterfront, Homestead.