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Cabaret at Theater Square
Live Music with Guaracha

 

 



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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, April 21, 2014


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

 

Salsita - An annual fundraising party for La Escuelita Arcoiris, a Pittsburgh nonprofit Spanish immersion preschool takes place on Saturday, May 3 at the Pittsburgh Opera. Music by Noel Quintana and his Latin Crew. See below for more details.



WEEKLY EVENTS [Back to Top]

Monday, April 21
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.


Wednesday, April 23
Rumba Nights
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
New location of Los Sabrosos Dance Co (night previously held at Mexico City Sports Bar). Opening night for Wednesdays is April 2. Dance to DJ Juan Diego from 9:30 pm - 2:00 am. $3.00 cover. BYOB.

Wednesday, April 23
Savoy Restaurant
2623 Penn Ave (Strip District)
Dance lessons at 9:00 pm. DJ Music. No cover.


Thursday, April 24
Seviche
930 Penn Ave (Downtown)
Thursday nights at Perle has moved to Seviche while renovations continue. Dancing from 10:00 pm till 2:00 am.


Friday, April 25
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 Paul Mitchell from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.


Saturday, April 26
Rumba Nights
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
New location of Los Sabrosos Dance Co (night previously held at Mexico City Sports Bar). Opening night for Saturdays is April 5. Free crash 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.


Sunday, April 27
Absolute Ballroom Dance Center
6617 Hamilton Avenue (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, April 28
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.


Wednesday, April 30
Rumba Nights
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
New location of Los Sabrosos Dance Co (night previously held at Mexico City Sports Bar). Opening night for Wednesdays is April 2. Dance to DJ Juan Diego from 9:30 pm - 2:00 am. $3.00 cover. BYOB.

Wednesday, April 30
Savoy Restaurant
2623 Penn Ave (Strip District)
Dance lessons at 9:00 pm. DJ Music. No cover.


Thursday, May 1
Seviche
930 Penn Ave (Downtown)
Thursday nights at Perle has moved to Seviche while renovations continue. Dancing from 10:00 pm till 2:00 am.


Friday, May 2
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, May 3
Rumba Nights
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
New location of Los Sabrosos Dance Co (night previously held at Mexico City Sports Bar). Opening night for Saturdays is April 5. Free crash 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, May 3 - SALSITA
The Pittsburgh Opera
2425 Liberty Ave (Strip District)

Salsita - An annual fundraising party for La Escuelita Arcoiris, a Pittsburgh nonprofit Spanish immersion preschool. Enjoy handcrafted Latin American tapas, authentic tropical drinks, and cast your vote for Pittsburgh's best salsa chef. Dance the night away to Noel Quintana and his Latin Crew and pick up a few dancing tips during a complimentary group lesson by Salsa Pittsburgh. VIP guests are invited to join us at 7:00 pm for an array of tantalizing 'botanas' handcrafted 'bebidas' by experienced bartenders just waiting to serve you make this $80 ticket price a bargain. If amazing shopping gets you 'caliente', then you'll have plenty of time to peruse the hundreds of items donated by local and national merchants. In addition, more Mexcian festivities will make this an authentic 'Cinco de Mayo' celebration (think Pi√Ďatas and Loteria!)
Those planning to join us later in the evening for the 'General Party' (9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ $40) won't miss all the fun. The 'Luchador Loco' Photo Booth, the super 'Mercado' Silent Auction and the savory snacks from Latin America continue well into the evening. Live music will be performed by Mariachi Zelaya (from Indianapolis). And if you leave your dancing shoes at home you can still get a taste of salsa at our 'Homemade' Salsa Contest, complete with the 'People's Choice' and 'Celebrity Judges' awards.
Click Here to purchase tickets to Salsita.


Sunday, May 4
Absolute Ballroom Dance Center
6617 Hamilton Avenue (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, May 30
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

Live music tonight with local band, Guaracha. 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 local band, Guaracha with DJ Jeff Shirey in between band sets from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $10.00 cover.



REGIONAL EVENTS [Back to Top]

CLEVELAND, OH SOCIAL DANCES

Sunday, May 11, 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: May 11, June 8, July 6, Aug 3, Aug 31, Oct 12, Nov 9

 

 
     
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