Arts & Culture Calendar

Friday 2

Smooth Jazz

Club Duo presents Smooth Jazz Friday’s from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University Center, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. DJ Sly Jock will play music for one’s dancing pleasure and Roland Ford will also get the evening started with line dancing. This is an over 30 event and patrons cannot wear timberlands, jeans and sneakers. The admission is $10. For more information, call 412-734-8470 or visit

Saturday 3

The bazaar

The Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents a bazaar from 12-3 p.m. at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The Bazaar is a part of the summer- long celebrate East Liberty! Series which runs through Aug. 21. The bazaar will feature handmade items by local artists, informal tours on the theater’s history, refreshments and more. The series will be celebrated through dance, theater, music, film, visual arts and crafts. For more information, call 412-363-3000 or visit

Sunday 4

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at The GrandView Buffet Restaurant at The Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., North Shore. The featured entertainer will be the Tuesday Night Big Band along with DUQ’s Tony Mowod as the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit

Monday 5

Jam session

AVA Lounge presents a Weekly Live Jazz/Jam Session with The Interval Trio & Friends at 9 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday jazz fans can enjoy great music from some of the best musicians. There is no cover. For more information, visit

Tuesday 6


SEAN JONES AND FRIENDS kicked off the BNY Mellon JazzLive in the Park, at the Agnes R. Katz Plaza on Penn Avenue, Downtown. Music lovers can enjoy a mellow break every Tuesday from June 1 through Sept. 7 on the corner of 7th Street and Penn Avenue from 5-7p.m.

BYN Mellon and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education & Community Engagement presents JazzLive from 5-7 p.m. at the Agnes R. Katz Plaza, Seventh St., Cultural District. Each Tuesday there will be a performance from some of Pittsburgh’s finest jazz musicians. This week’s featured musician will be Tony Campbell. Also from 7-11 p.m. at Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District, there will be a performance by Jared Wilson. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit

Wednesday 7

Jazz on the steps

Jazz Workshop Inc. presents Jazz On the Steps from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Every Wednesday individuals are welcome to enjoy an evening of Pittsburgh’s finest in Jazz. Call 412-244-0480 or 412-731-3080.

Tuesday 13

BB King

Drusky Entertainment and The Pittsburgh Concert Group presents Blues Legend BB King in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Trib Total Media Amphitheatre at Station Square, 125 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. The special guest will be Lukas Nelson. For more information, call 1-800-745-3000.

Friday 16

Music series

Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents the Summer Music Series from 6-8 p.m. at the Wolcott Park Gazebo, Broad and Beaver St., Sewickley. Enjoy a night of impressive music performed by some of the area’s brightest musicians. The featured entertainer will be Jared Wilson and the Vibe. They feature jazz to make one feel good. The event is free and if there is rain, the event will be moved inside of the arts center. For more information, visit


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