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April 2018

Davu Flint: Wall of Sound Series
April 27 @ 10:00 pm

From murals to music, from poetry to theatre and film, from beats to rhymes, emcee, poet, keyboardist, producer and filmmaker, Davu Flint is on the edge something for the listener to discover. He is an artist constantly in search of new ways to express his art. He has performed his original brand of poetry and jazz infused hip hop throughut the US and Europe. Our Man Flint has shared the stage with artists like Talib Kweli, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Ursula…

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May 2018

Symone Sanders
May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Former National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign, CNN Political Commentator Symone Sanders, champions inclusivity and encourages people to embrace diverse voices and perspectives in the pursuit of building and extending strong communities that will help change the world. Now, Symone draws from her experience on the national stage to provide perceptive analysis on political and social issues. Her lively presentations challenge the conventional wisdom that strong communities are only defined by what we have in common. Instead, she…

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Cyrus Chestnut: African Reflections
May 5 @ 8:00 pm

Composer, pianist and educator, Cyrus Chestnut is a musical force that utilizes his classical, gospel and jazz influences to entertain and capture his audiences. In 2014, Cyrus made his first trip to Africa which inspired him to create a new collection of jazz material--filtered through African rhythms. With more than a dozen studio albums to his credit, he continues to integrate familiar jazz rhythms with other musical genres.

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Will Downing: SmoothFest
May 11 @ 8:00 pm

Will Downing is the Prince of Sophisticated Soul, hands down. He is a celebrated singer, songwriter and producer who is famous for his rich, baritone vocals when he performs contemporary jazz and R&B music.

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Marion Meadows: SmoothFest
May 12 @ 8:00 pm

Meadows hooked up with numerous artists and musicians and became a well known sideman in his own right, recording or performing over the years with Brook Benton, Eartha Kitt, Phyllis Hyman, Jean Carne, The Temptations, Michael Bolton, Angela Bofill, Will Downing and Native American flute player Douglas Spotted Eagle, among many others. In the late ‘80s, Meadows stretched his usual pop/jazz boundaries as a member of a New York avant-garde band called the Aboriginal Music Society. He was performing in…

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June 2018

Calvin Brown: Wall of Sound Series
June 1 @ 10:00 pm

Calvin Brown is an accomplished jazz pianist and singer-songwriter. A native of Richmond, VA, Calvin was a child prodigy who was awarded a full-scholarship to complete his Bachelors of Arts at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. As a professional musician, he has thrilled audiences around the world, playing an array of musical styles. However, his musical restlessness still can’t be contained or ignored.

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Reed Dance Classes
June 13, 2018 to July 25, 2018

Culture Fit This explosive workout incorporates cardio with spicy, hot, and tantalizing Latin Moves that will get you right in the mood to have the time of your life while getting the heart pumping, and shaping your body! Cool down and re-connect to your true self by releasing the stresses of the work week. Event Dates Wed, Jun 13, 2018, 6:00 PM Wed, Jun 20, 2018, 6:00 PM Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 6:00 PM Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 6:00 PM…

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Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival
June 15, 2018 to June 17, 2018

The Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival presented by Citizens Bank began as a labor of love between the August Wilson Center-African American Cultural Center and the great jazz legacy of the city of Pittsburgh. Eight years later, we invite people from around the world, speaking different languages but sharing a common bond; a love for music and embrace of culture that overshadows our differences. Become a Jazz Fest Friend Schedule

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Marcus Miller
June 15 @ 7:30 pm

2018 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival presented by Citizens Bank kicks off with the Marcus Miller concert and Taste of Jazz party. Taste of Jazz party immediately following the Marcus Miller concert. Party includes local and international music throughout the August Wilson Center. Enjoy our world-renowned chef inspired samplings from some of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants. Upgrade your experience with our select VIP package. Become a Jazz Fest Friend

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Taste of Jazz Party
June 15 @ 9:00 pm

2018 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival presented by Citizens Bank kicks off with a Taste of Jazz party and Marcus Miller concert. Taste of Jazz party immediately following the Marcus Miller concert. Party includes local and international music throughout the August Wilson Center. Enjoy our world-renowned chef inspired samplings from some of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants. Upgrade your experience with our select VIP package. VIP experience begins 1 hour before concert. Become a Jazz Fest Friend

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