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Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events

 

Friday, March 18
8th Annual 1970's Costume Party "Back to the Roots"
Old School Salsa - DJ Jeff Shirey
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Old School Bachata - DJ Jessica


Friday, April 8
Kick-Off Dance For the Love of Bachata Spring Festival
DJ Jessica & DJ Jeff Shirey



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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: Friday, February 12, 2016



ANNOUNCEMENTS [Back to Top]

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

 

Valentines Salsa Dance on Friday, February 12 at the Cabaret with DJ Jeff Shirey. Free raffle for basket of chocolate and wine.

Valentine’s Day Red & Silver Masquerade Ball at Los Sabrosos Dance Studio on Saturday, February 13...includes complimentary champagne.

Salsa Pittsburgh's (taught by Jeff & Colleen Shirey) new seven-week class cycle begins on Sunday, February 7 (Super Bowl Sunday) at the Wightman School Community Building in Squirrel Hill. Three one-hour classes offered beginning at 1:00 pm (Beginning Salsa, Bachata, Intermediate Salsa). Click Here for more information.

Third Sundays Latin Dance Social will be held at the BMNECC on Sunday, February 21.



WEEKLY EVENTS [Back to Top]

Friday, February 12
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

**Tonight**Valentines Salsa Dance with a free raffle for basket of chocolate and wine. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Cabaret at Theater Square. Free dance lesson taught by Jeff and Colleen Shirey 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, February 13
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
**Valentine’s Day Red & Silver Masquerade Ball - Complimentary Champagne** VIP Salsa Nights with DJ Juan Diego every Saturday. $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. $10.00 cover. BYOB.

Saturday, February 13
Sake Restaurant
2773 Sidney St (SouthSide Works)

Kizomba and Bachata Saturdays from 10:00 pm to 2:00 am. Free lesson at 10:00 pm by Kizomba Feeling Pittsburgh, followed by DJ Project 73 or DJ Jessica Bachatera playing Kizomba and Bachata music. $7.00 cover.


Sunday, February 14
Absolute Ballroom Dance Center
6617 Hamilton Ave (East Liberty)

Absolute Salsa 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sundays. Classes at 7:00 pm and 7:45 pm. Dance from 8:30 - 11:00 pm. Appetizers, Drinks, BYOB. $10.00 cover includes lesson, $8.00 cover for dancing only.


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


Thursday, February 18
Perle
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.


Friday, February 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 and Colleen Shirey 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, February 20
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
VIP Salsa Nights with DJ Juan Diego every Saturday. $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, February 20
Sake Restaurant
2773 Sidney St (SouthSide Works)

Kizomba and Bachata Saturdays from 10:00 pm to 2:00 am. Free lesson at 10:00 pm by Kizomba Feeling Pittsburgh, followed by DJ Project 73 or DJ Jessica Bachatera playing Kizomba and Bachata music. $7.00 cover.


Sunday, February 21
BMNECC (Bulgarian Club)
449 W. 8th Ave (West Homestead)

Third Sundays Latin Dance Social. 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 ($6.00 for age 24 and under).



FUTURE EVENTS [Back to Top]

Friday, March 18
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

Special Event Tonight - 8th Annual 1970's Costume Party "Back to the Roots" Old School Salsa AND Old School Bachata featuring two DJ's - DJ Jeff Shirey & DJ Jessica. Prizes for best 70's outfits. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Cabaret at Theater Square. Free dance lesson taught by Jeff and Colleen Shirey from 10:00 - 10:30 pm, music by DJ Jeff Shirey & DJ Jessica from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.


Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10, 2016
For the Love of Bachata Spring Festival
BMNECC
449 West 8th Ave (W. Homestead)

The Fab 4 (Adam Taub, Edwin Ferreras, Daniela Grosso, Carlos Cinta) are returning to the 'Burgh to continue what they started at the Fall Festival. Back by popular demand, these 4 talented instructors will be taking you more in depth with bolero, son, merengue, musicality, and history to give you the full bachata experience. Friday Kick-Off Dance at the Cabaret, Saturday/Sunday Afternoon Workshops at the BMNECC. Saturday night dance at the BMNECC from 10:00 pm - 3:00 am.
Complete details on Facebook Invitation HERE.



REGIONAL EVENTS [Back to Top]

CLEVELAND, OH SOCIAL DANCES

Sunday, March 6
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 - 9:00 pm to music by DJ Frankie Flores. $10.00 cover.

Special Note: The year 2016 marks Baila Duro's 10th year in its making with special 10th Anniversary Gala in April. Starting after the Anniversary event, Baila Duro will revamp its event format and the Sunday socials will be held quarterly in order to provide improved educational offerings on Salsa music & dance and to focus on the quality of its socials.
Future Social Dates: Mar 6, Apr 10, (*Sat, May 14 - Saturday Event - 10th Anniversary Gala*), July 3, Oct 2

 

 
     
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