If you love jazz, you need to get to Pittsburgh in June for the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival.
This highly-anticipated summer fest is loaded with various events throughout the city. Take your pick and soak in some great jazz music from a variety of the country’s best artists.
Jazz Festivals in Pittsburgh Feature the Best of the Genre
The festival will be held on June 16 to 18 and is organized by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Check out highlights from the schedule and plan on hearing some great music.
The Artist Line-Up
Musicians, bands, and performers will descend on Pittsburgh to jazz up the city. The line-up will include names like Jazzmeia Horn, David Sandborn, Sean Jones Quartet, Chico Freeman, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Roy Ayers, and The Bad Plus.
At the Jazz Crawl on June 16, enjoy a bar/pub crawl with a jazz twist. Participating venues will host live, in-house entertainment so you can sip and eat with the sound of great tunes in your ears. Just a few locations will include Nola on the Square, Social House, Backstage Bar, Café 808, Ten Penny, and Revel + Roost.
Meanwhile, the Rhythm and Groove Party will have music, food, and dancing. Hear all the iterations of jazz, like swing, salsa, and Caribbean music in a hopping club atmosphere. There will also be special chef tastings on offer to spice up your palate. The party will happen on June 16, from 9 p.m. to midnight.
After partying it up, jazz-style, you’ll need a place to relax and rest your head. If you’ll be in the city for jazz festivals in Pittsburgh, book your stay with us at Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.