Stage AE on the North Side will be party central for the Steelers, leading up to the AFC Championship Game against the New York Jets at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Heinz Field.
Here's what's happening:
Friday at 5 p.m.: Doors open for a live broadcast by WDVE (102.5 FM) and Sean McDowell until 7 p.m., followed by live music by Gene The Werewolf, Tres Lads and The Clarks. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com
Saturday at 5 p.m.: Doors open for a free championship warm-up party with a special playoff broadcast by the 96.1 Kiss Morning Freak Show with Mikey and Big Bob. DJ J-Spin will play fan favorites and Steelers songs throughout the night and Steelers alumni will sign autographs and talk Steelers football.
Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m.: KDKA-TV will air a live special Championship Preview Show from 7 to 8 p.m. featuring Bob Pompeani, Edmund Nelson, and former Steelers punter Josh Miller, followed by Coors Light Steelers Saturday Night on Pittsburgh's CW from 9 to 10 p.m.
Saturday at 10 p.m.: Live comedy from the WDVE Morning Show's Jim Krenn and Pittsburgh native Billy Gardell ("Mike and Molly").
Sunday at 5 p.m.: Pregame festivities with the Official Steelers Tailgate Party featuring DJ Nugget.