Morris Day & The Time, Alexander O’Neal,
ConFunkShun and The Bar-Kays
Headline The Fourth Annual We Want The Funk Festival
at The August Wilson African American Cultural Center,
8:00 pm, December 9 and 10
PITTSBURGH, PA – The fourth annual We Want the Funk Festival, which takes place at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) December 9 and 10 at 8:00 pm, celebrates the rhythm-driven musical genre that evolved from the R&B, soul, and jazz music of the 1960s that continues to influence today’s artists.
The McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Returns to Live, In-Person Concerts in Five U.S. Cities
The free concert series salutes the spirit of the homecoming tradition with renowned gospel and urban artists and HBCU performances
CHICAGO , Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour® is back live and in person with an intergenerational celebration of Black faith, culture and excellence.
Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival Takes Another Bow
with Highlights from 2022 Concerts Airing over 24 Hours
Wednesday, January 4 – Thursday, January 5, 2023, 7:00 pm
PITTSBURGH, PA, January 2, 2022 – Jazz has always found a home in Pittsburgh, so musicians know to bring their musical A-games to the Steel City, particularly to the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival (PIJF), presented by Citizens.
THE FOUR ICONIC ACTS HAVE SOLD MORE THAN 150 MILLION ALBUMS COMBINED
THE MIXTAPE TOUR 2022 WILL TRAVEL TO 50+ CITIES IN ARENAS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA NEXT SUMMER
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, multiplatinum selling pop super-group New Kids On The Block continues the party like nobody else can with the announcement of The MixTape Tour 2022, with their friends Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue as legendary special guests.
PITTSBURGH: A City Where Jazz History Leads the Future
Celebrate the Legacy of Jazz at the 2022 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival,
Produced by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center
and Presented by Citizens Bank, September 16 – 18
at AWAACC and Highmark Stadium
PITTSBURGH, PA, August 29, 2022 – Never just a stop on the circuit, Pittsburgh has long been a town that has grown jazz, cultivated it, celebrated it and called it its own.
Festival Of Praise Tour Announces 16 Shows Of 30 City 2022 Tour
The 30-city tour will be headlined by Gospel music icon Fred Hammond, along with Gospel superstars Marvin Sapp and Hezekiah Walker
DETROIT, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — After a two-year hiatus, the incomparable, soul-stirring Festival Of Praise is set to kick off its fifth nationwide tour in March 2022.
The World May Be Empty without the Blues, but the Highmark Blues
& Heritage Festival Is Full of Tradition and
Seasoned with Sounds That Touch the World
PITTSBURGH, PA, August 30, 2022 – “The blues help you to get out of the bed in the morning. You get up knowing you ain’t alone. There’s something else out there in the world. Something’s been added by that song. This be an empty world without the blues. I take that emptiness and try and fill it up with something.” So, says Ma Rainey in August Wilson’s renowned play, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Legendary Soul-Funk-R&B Band Tower of Power Celebrates
50th Anniversary Release, 50 Years of Funk & Soul:
Live at the Fox Theater – Oakland, CA – June 2018,
with Nationwide Spring Tour
First Major Tour Since Onset of Covid-19 Pandemic
Tower of Power, legendary Bay Area funk band, announces today their initial details surrounding a late winter / early spring 2022 tour; one that will dip them down into Florida and select Northeastern markets for the first time since the onset of Covid in 2020.
IMG Artists Presents Multi-Talented Bandleader
Damien Sneed in A Tribute to Aretha Franklin,
The Queen of Soul in a 26-City North American Tour
Featuring Singer-Songwriter Icon Valerie Simpson and Gospel Legend Karen Clark Sheard
(New York, NY – January 10, 2022) – Damien Sneed, the multi-genre composer, bandleader, musician and vocalist, announces a brand-new multi-media touring show for 2022, titled A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul.
New Edition Announces The Culture Tour beginning February 2022 with Charlie Wilson and Special Guest Jodeci
NEW YORK (December 13, 2021) – Veteran R&B group New Edition headlines an iconic lineup with the legendary Charlie Wilson, along with special guest Jodeci, the bad boys of R&B. The Culture Tour kicks off a 30-city tour on February 16, 2022, in Columbus, Ga., with stops in Los Angeles, New York, and New Edition’s hometown of Boston.