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May 2018

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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Gregory Porter
June 17 @ 8:00 pm

Two - time Grammy Award winner, Gregory Porter is considered to be one of the most important voices on the music scene internationally. The Bakersfield, California native is celebrated around the world for his ability to combine jazz, soul, and gospel music in a rich, melodious baritone. In addition to being heralded as the next great jazz singer of this generation, Porter is increasingly garnering recognition for his song writing.

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Youth Summer Writers Camp
June 25, 2018 to June 29, 2018

Youth Summer Writers Camp from 9:00am to 12:00pm each day, June 25 thru 29. Are you a middle schooler or high schooler that loves to write and wants to learn more? Whether you’re obsessed with poetry, plays, short stories, songwriting, or all of the above, The August Wilson Center’s Inaugural Summer Youth Writers Camp wants you! Through diving into August Wilson’s four major artistic influences, the "4 B's," we will discover what lies beneath your unique writing voice. Each day…

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July 2018

The Duo Brunch
July 1 @ 2:00 pm

Please join us for our inaugural Duo Brunch at the August Wilson Center. The Duo Brunch will include great food and music as our featured artist does a live painting. What better way to enjoy a Sunday afternoon. *Ticket includes two small plates and two cocktails.

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Happy July
July 5 @ 7:00 pm

We're keeping summer happy with a new happy hour series, Happy July. We welcome patrons into the building after work each Thursday in July to unwind, network, experience our galleries and live poetry over your favorite wine, beer, or spirits. The event is free with a cash bar.

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