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Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events



Friday, November 2, 2018
10-Year Anniversary
of Salsa Fridays
Live Band from Miami,
Jose Fajardo Jr.

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Greer Cabaret Theater



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, September 17, 2018


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.


FTLOB Fall Festival being held September 28 - 30...click here for Facebook Invitation.

Caliente Night with Gloria Rodriguez Ransom and Marlon Silva at Caliente Pizza & Draft House on Saturday, September 29...see below for more details

The Latin Room at Steel City Kizomba Festival 2018 begin held from October 12-14...click here for Facebook Invitation.

10-Year Anniversary of Salsa Fridays on Friday, November 2, 2018 featuring live band from Miami, Jose Fajardo Jr.


Tuesday, September 18
Salsa on the Rooftop - Distrikt Hotel
453 Boulevard of the Allies (Downtown)
Outdoor dancing on the Distrikt Hotel rooftop (Weather permitting) from 8:00 10:00 pm. Salsa Lesson at 8:00 pm by Arthur Murray Dance Studio, Dancing follows until 10:00 pm. No Cover.

Thursday, September 20
810 Brookline Blvd (Brookline)
New night on Thursdays beginning July 26. $3.00 mini-lesson at 9:45 pm taught by Los Sabrosos. Dance from 10:00 pm - 1:00 am to music by DJ Pirata. No Cover.

Thursday, September 20
Olive or Twist
140 6th St (Downtown)
New night on Thursdays beginning August 2, 2018. Arthur Murray Beginner lesson at 9:30 pm. DJ music until 1:30 am. $5.00 cover.

Friday, September 21
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 Shirey from 10:00 - 10:30 pm.. Music by DJ Paul Mitchell follows lesson and ends at 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.

Saturday, September 22
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
VIP Salsa Nights with DJ Pirata 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 Pirata. $7.00 cover. BYOB.

Saturday, September 22
Wighman School Community Building
5604 Solway St - 3rd Floor (Squirrel Hill)
Salsa at The Studio at Wightman. Salsa/Bachata Social Dance every Saturday from 10:00 pm - 1:00 am. Event is held in conjunction with a weekly Swing Dance. Swing dance in the gym, Salsa/Bachata in dance studio across from gym. $8.00 cover.


Saturday, September 29
Caliente Pizza & Draft House
225 Commercial Ave (Aspinwall)
Caliente Night with Gloria Rodriguez Ransom and Marlon Silva. Basic dance lesson from 9:30 - 10:00 pm. Dancing from 10:00 pm - 2:00 am to music by DJ Marlon Silva. $5.00 cover.



Sunday, Nov 11, 2018
Baila Duro
Philippine American Hall
1975 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH

Baila Duro's Sunday Salsa Social Dance held every two months. 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: Nov 11


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