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The 6th Annual Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival | Nov. 3rd-4th, 2023

World Renowned Bluesmen BOBBY RUSH and ERIC GALES,
Latin Jazz Percussion Master PETE ESCOVEDO featuring Flutist Nestor Torres and Legendary Afro-Cuban Vocalist OMARA PORTUONDO
Headline the 6th Annual Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival,
Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, 8:00 pm
at The August Wilson African American Cultural Center
PITTSBURGH, PA – October 11, 2023 – The 6th Annual Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield lights up downtown Pittsburgh,…

The 13th Annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival | Sept. 14th-17th, 2023

Gregory Porter, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, PJ Morton, Somi, Kurt Elling/Charlie Hunter,
Keyon Harrold, Jose James, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Emmet Cohen/Houston Person, and More to Perform at the 13th Annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival
Pianist Orrin Evans to Host Inaugural Jazz Train to the PIJF, Arriving Via Amtrak from New York City, Newark, and Philadelphia September 14
PITTSBURGH, PA, May 2023 — Ray Brown, Art Blakey, Billy Eckstine, Fatha Hines, Mary Lou Williams, Ahmad Jamal, Stanley Turrentine, and Erroll Garner are just a few of the greats who answered the Pittsburgh jazz roll call.

Saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins Announces The “Spring Quartet Tour 2023” | Kicks Off March 24th, 2023

2023 Immanuel Wilkins Spring Quartet Tour
The music of saxophonist and composer Immanuel Wilkins is filled with empathy and conviction, bonding arcs of melody and lamentation to pluming gestures of space and breath. Listeners were introduced to this riveting sound with his acclaimed debut album ‘Omega.’

Black Violin Announces “The Black Violin Experience Tour” | Kicks Off Feb. 24th, 2023

Black Violin to Embark on “The Black Violin Experience Tour”
US Tour Dates this February, March, and April
January 31, 2023: This February, the classical-meets-hip-hop duo Black Violin will embark on “The Black Violin Experience Tour” across the US. The tour follows their recent GRAMMY nomination for “The Message,” a collaboration with Blind Boys of Alabama.

The Janet Jackson Together Again Tour | Kicks Off April 14th, 2023

Janet Jackson returns to the stage with the 2023 party entitled Together Again
One of the most respected artists of any genre and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient hits the road again since the pandemic. Understandably, fans of Janet Jackson are already anticipating new songs and a remarkably long list of her greatest hits for the upcoming Together Again tour.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour–Celebrating 65 Years | January 17-April 23, 2023

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour–Celebrating 65 Years
Announces 25 Concerts in 12 States, January 17-April 23, 2023
MJF’s Sixth National All-Star Group Features Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling,
Christian Sands, Lakecia Benjamin, Yasushi Nakamura, and Clarence Penn
Monterey, Calif.; The Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) announces its sixth national tour in 2023, with 25 shows scheduled in January and April.

The 4th Annual We Want The Funk Festival | Dec. 9th-10th, 2022

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 | Kicks Off Sept. 10th, 2022

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 2022 – A Special Virtual Presentation | Jan. 4th-5th, 2023

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 MixTape Tour 2022 w/New Kids On The Block, Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley & En Vogue | Kicks Off May 10th, 2022

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.