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Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events


7th Annual White Party
Cabaret at Theater Square
Two DJ's - Jeff & Eloin
Friday, September 9, 2016

New Salsa Class Cycle
begins Sunday, September 11
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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, August 29, 2016


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.


7th Annual White Party at the Cabaret on Friday, September 9. Two DJ's - Jeff Shirey & Eloin Gonzalez.

For the Love of Bachata (FTLOB) Fall Festival with four instructors takes place Saturday/Sunday, September 17-18. Workshops and Saturday night dance at the BMNECC in West Homestead. Friday Kick-Off Party with Two DJ's (Jessica & Jeff) at Art & Style Ballroom in Sharpsburg. See below for more information.



Monday, August 29
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.

Wednesday, August 31
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
New Night beginning June 15 -
Hot Bachata Nights: Playing 80% bachata, and 20% mix of other Latin rhythms (salsa, cha cha cha, merengue, and more!). $3.00 Mini lesson at 9:30 pm, followed by dancing from 10:00 pm - 1:00 am. $3.00 cover. BYOB

Thursday, September 1
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, September 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 and Colleen Shirey 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, September 3
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.

Sunday, September 4
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.


Friday, September 9
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

**TONIGHT**7th Annual White Party...Wear White to celebrate the end of summer**. Prizes and Giveaways including a full pass to FTLOB Fall Bachata Festival. 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 Two DJ's: Jeff Shirey and Eloin Gonzalez from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.

Friday, September 16
Art & Style Ballroom
318 Butler St (Sharpsburg)

Kick-Off Dance (Salsa/Bachata Social) to FTLOB Fall Bachta Festival from 10:00 pm - 2:00 am. Two DJs Jessica Taylor (Tay) and Jeff Shirey rotate throughout the night. BYOB. $10.00 cover at the door.

Saturday, September 17 - Sunday, September 18, 2016
For the Love of Bachata Fall Festival
449 West 8th Ave (W. Homestead)

For the Love of Bachata presents its 4th annual Fall Festival. This festival is focused on connection, movement, and musicality, and features Ramon and Divna of NYC and Araguacu of Toronto! Eight hours of workshops and two nights of dancing. Friday Kick-Off Dance at Art & Style Ballroom, 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.

Sunday, September 19
BMNECC (Bulgarian Club)
449 W. 8th Ave (West Homestead)

*Opening dance for the Fall Season - 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).



Saturday, August 27
Latin Night of Lights Gala
The Venue Banquets
10 Tallmadge Cir, Tallmadge, OH 44278
All-Inclusive Latin Gala - Buffet Dinner, Open Bar, Workshops, Performances, DJ Tay from Pittsburgh and DJ Sisco from Toronto. Performance by Marian Catalan & Jorge Martinez from Oaxaca, Mexico. Tickets range from $25.00 - $75.00. . Click here for Facebook Invitation.

Sunday, Oct 3
Baila Duro
Philippine American Hall
1975 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma, OH

Baila Duro's Quarterly 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: Oct 2

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