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Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events



March 27-29, 2015
Super Salsa Weekend
Jose Fajardo Jr. y sus Estrellas
from NYC
World Salsa/Bachata Champs
Uriel Garcia & Vera Rowe
from Miami, FL
Performances, Workshops


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Salsa Fridays
Cabaret at Theater Square



Welcome to Salsa Pittsburgh

Jeff & Colleen Shirey

Salsa Pittsburgh was created in October 2000 by Jeff & Colleen Shirey. They have been teaching and promoting salsa events since 1999. Jeff was the Pittsburgh Cityguides Correspondent for salsaweb.com from 1999 to 2008, then established salsapittsburgh.com in 2008 as a way to provide salsa dancing related information to the local salsa dance community. This website is a guide that focuses primarily on salsa activities in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

Click on the following bookmarks to view our Announcements, Weekly Events, Future Events, and Regional Events.
For information on Salsa Bands, Clubs, DJ's, Instructors and Social Dances, click on our navigational bar above. Our Event Calendars display several months of entertainment at a glance.

Hosted By: Jeff & Colleen Shirey (About Us)
Contact Info: salsajeff@comcast.net, 412-881-9237
Page last updated: Monday, December 15, 2014


Note to DJ's, Bands, and Instructors: To list your local event, please send an e-mail to Jeff Shirey. Events will only be listed on this website if you send us a personal e-mail with your event details. If you already have a recurring event listed on our website, please inform us of any cancellations or time changes due to holidays, weather, etc


Salsa Tuesdays at Brothers Grimm Bar and Restaurant will not take place during the month of December.

The next monthly salsa dance at the Edgewood Club will take place on Sunday, December 21.

The 4th Annual Salsa Fuego takes place the weekend of January 16-17, 2015. See Future Events for more information.

Mark your calendars for March 27-29, 2015: Super Salsa Weekend featuring live music by Jose Fajardo Jr. y su Estrellas from NYC, along with performances and workshops by World Salsa/Bachata Champions, Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe from Miami, FL. More details and event brochure coming soon.


Monday, December 15
930 Penn Ave (Downtown)
Nuevo Latino Tapas Bar with a South Beach theme.  Free dance lesson at 9:00 pm with Bobby D.  Music follows until 2:00 am by DJ Bobby D. No cover.

Tuesday, December 16
Brothers Grimm Bar and Restaurant
136 Old Beaver Grade Rd (Robinson Twp.)
Salsa Night every Tuesday from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am. Free Lesson by Ernesto Sanchez in four Latin club dances (Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, and Bachata) at 9:00 pm. Music by DJ Juan Diego. No cover.

Salsa Tuesdays will not take place during the month of December

Wednesday, December 17
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Dance to DJ Juan Diego from 9:30 pm - 2:00 am. $3.00 cover. BYOB.

Thursday, December 18
25 Market Square (Downtown)
Bachata Night at Club Perle. Free Bachata lessons from 9:00 - 9:30 pm. Music follows until 2:00 am by DJ Bobby D. No cover.

Thursday, December 18
Rivers Casino (Drum Bar)
777 Casino Dr (North Shore)
New Latin Fusion night hosted by the Dance CafĂ© and DJ Blakk Steel - Noche Calente Latin Fusion Night from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am. Free Bachata and Salsa lessons from 9:00 - 10:00 pm. Music follows by DJ Blakk Steel until 1:00 am. No cover.

Friday, December 19
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Cabaret at Theater Square. Free dance lesson taught by Jeff & Colleen from 10:00 - 10:30 pm, music by DJ Jeff Shirey from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.

Saturday, December 20
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
$3.00 mini-lesson from 9:30 - 10:00 pm taught by Los Sabrosos. Dance from 10:00 pm - 2:00 am to music by DJ Juan Diego. $7.00 cover. BYOB.

Saturday, December 20
Sake Restaurant (at previous Tusca location)
2773 Sidney St (SouthSide Works)
Saturday night Salsa Craze Presents: " Salsa at Sake " every Saturday from 10:00 pm to 2:00 am. Music by DJ Devin playing Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha and Reggaeton. $5.00 cover.

Sunday, December 21
Edgewood Club
1 Pennwood Ave (Edgewood)

The Edgewood Club's monthly Salsa Social Dance. ALL AGES WELCOME. Free lessons from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Beginner lesson taught by Cecil Wenisch, Intermediate lesson taught by Connie Durning. Music from 8:00 - 10:30 pm by Bob Vescovi. $8.00 cover.


Friday, January 16 - Saturday, January 17, 2015
Salsa Fuego 2015
The Twentieth Century Club
4201 Bigelow Boulevard (Oakland)

Social Dances, Workshops, Performances and Competitions. Friday and Saturday night dances with DJ's from 9:00 pm - 2:00 am. Workshops on Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. See www.pittsburghsalsaroundtable.com for more information.

Friday, March 27 - Sunday, March 29, 2015
Super Salsa Weekend
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

Wightman School Community Building - Workshops
A weekend of Social Dances, Performances and Workshops. Friday/Saturday Dance & Performances, Saturday/Sunday Workshops. Details TBA.



Sunday, Dec 7, 2014
Baila Duro
Philippine American Hall
1975 West Ridgewood Dr (Parma, OH)

Baila Duro's Monthly Sunday Salsa Social Dance.  Salsa basic lesson from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.  Dance from 6:00 - 9:30 pm to music by DJ Frankie Flores. $10.00 cover.
Future Social Dates: Dec 7


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