Steelers vs. Patriots; Noted Aimee Mann in Concert at Carnegie Lecture Hall (Sun., 12/17/17)

1) The Steelers, coming off a big victory in their recent Sunday night game when they won a see-saw match against the Ravens. Tonight is the game that everyone circled when the NFL released the Steelers’ 2017 schedule; the grudge match against the New England Patriots. The winner of the game has the edge in home field advantage for the playoffs and AFC championship games.Go Steelers! 4:25 p.m. Heinz Field, 100 Art Rooney Ave., North Shore.

2) Singer/songwriter and guitarist Aimee Mann is in concert at the Carnegie Lecture Hall of Oakland. Mann, who co-founded and fronted the 1980s group ‘Til Tuesday, has had a successful solo career with songs that are melodic, smart, and humorous.Pavlov’s Bell,” “That’s Just What You Are” and “Freeway” provide great examples of her songwriting. Mann is married to musician Michael Penn (brother of actors Sean and the late Chris Penn). Her latest album, Mental Illness, was released in March and features the songs “Goose Snow Cone” and “Patient Zero.” This September, Mann contributed a song “Everybody Bleeds” to Season 1, episode 2 of the Netflix series “Big Mouth.” Special guest is Ted Leo. 8 p.m. Sold out. 4400 Forbes Ave, Oakland. (RH)

Aimee Mann having fun in a 2008 concert at Manchester Academy. Photo: Andy (6tee-zeven) and Wikipedia.

Aimee Mann having fun in a 2008 concert at Manchester Academy. Photo: Andy (6tee-zeven) and Wikipedia.