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Upcoming
Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events

 

Friday, February 20, 2015
7th Annual 1970's Costume Party
Music from the Golden Age of Salsa


March 27-29, 2015
Super Salsa Weekend



Jose Fajardo Jr. y su Orquesta
Live Concert/Dance
from NYC


Uriel Garcia & Vera Rowe,
World Salsa/Bachata Champs
Performances/Workshops
from Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Mr. Salsa, Izzy Sanabria
Emcee and Salsa Legend
from Tampa, FL



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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, January 26, 2015



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

 

The Cabaret will be closed on Friday, January 30 to prepare the stage for the next theater production.

New seven-week class cycle taught by Jeff & Colleen Shirey (Salsa Pittsburgh) begins Sunday, February 8. Click here for details.

7th Annual 1970's Costume Party held at the Cabaret on Friday, February 20. Prizes for best 70's costumes.

Upcoming Event on March 27-29, 2015: Super Salsa Weekend featuring live music by Jose Fajardo Jr. y su Orquesta from NYC, along with performances and workshops by World Salsa/Bachata Champions, Uriel Garcia and Vera Rowe from Miami, FL. Special guest, "Mr. Salsa", Izzy Sanabria is coming in from Tampa, FL to be the Master of Ceremonies for our Friday and Saturday Dances! At our Saturday workshops (March 28), Izzy will present a FREE multimedia presentation of the 1970’s salsa revolution followed by a question and answer session. Event Brochure can be downloaded here.



WEEKLY EVENTS [Back to Top]

Monday, January 26
Seviche
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, January 27
Brothers Grimm Bar and Restaurant
136 Old Beaver Grade Rd (Robinson Twp.)
Salsa Tuesdays are back 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.


Wednesday, January 28
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Dance to DJ Juan Diego from 9:30 pm - 1:00 am. Optional $3.00 mini-dance lesson. $3.00 cover. BYOB.


Thursday, January 29
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, January 30
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 from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.

No Dance Tonight due to stage breakdown for next theater production.


Saturday, January 31
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, January 31
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, February 1
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 2
Seviche
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, February 3
Brothers Grimm Bar and Restaurant
136 Old Beaver Grade Rd (Robinson Twp.)
Salsa Tuesdays are back 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.


Wednesday, February 4
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Dance to DJ Juan Diego from 9:30 pm - 1:00 am. Optional $3.00 mini-dance lesson. $3.00 cover. BYOB.


Thursday, February 5
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 6
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, February 7
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, February 7
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, February 8
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.



FUTURE EVENTS [Back to Top]

Friday, February 20
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

Special Event: 7th Annual 1970's Costume Party with DJ Jeff Shirey playing hits from the Golden Age of Salsa. Prizes for best costumes from the 70's. 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.

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/Sunday Dance & Performances, Saturday/Sunday Workshops.

Click on image for Event brochure.

We are excited to announce another addition to our Super Salsa Weekend..."Mr. Salsa", Izzy Sanabria is coming in from Tampa, FL, courtesy of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, to be the Master of Ceremonies for our Friday and Saturday Dances! If you don't know who Izzy is, CLICK HERE to read about the salsa legend that was inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame on April 5, 2000.



REGIONAL EVENTS [Back to Top]

CLEVELAND, OH SOCIAL DANCES

Sunday, Feb 8, 2015
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.
Future Social Dates: Feb. 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 3, Jun 7, Jul 5, Aug 2, Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 8, Dec 6

 

 
     
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