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Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events

 

 

Salsa Boot Camp for Beginners
Sunday, August 26, 2018
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Wightman School


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



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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: Thursday, August 16, 2018



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.

 

7-Year Anniversary of Los Sabrosos Dance Company on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

For the Love of Bachata Nights at SouthSide Works on Tuesday evenings from 8:00 - 11:00 pm on the following dates:, July 10, July 24, August 7, August 21...see below for more info.

Three-Hour Salsa Boot Camp held for BEGINNERS on Sunday, August 26, 2018 - Taught by Salsa Pittsburgh (Jeff & Colleen Shirey)

The Cabaret will be CLOSED for Salsa on Friday, August 31 due to a set change to prepare the theater for the next show...it will reopen for Salsa on Friday, September 7 for our 9th Annual White Party with Co-DJ's Jeff Shirey and Jessica Taylor.

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

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



WEEKLY EVENTS [Back to Top]

Thursday, August 16
Insomnia
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, August 16
Olive or Twist
140 6th St (Downtown)
New night on Thursdays beginning August 2. Arthur Murray Beginner lesson at 10:00 pm. DJ music by Arthur Murray’s David Geidel and Staff until 1:00 am. No Cover.


Friday, August 17
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 Jeff Shirey follows lesson and ends at 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.


Saturday, August 18
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, August 18
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.


Tuesday, August 21
For the Love of Bachata Nights at Southside Works
425 Cinema Dr (Southside)
For the Love of Bachata Nights at SouthSide Works. Outdoor dance on four Tuesdays this summer from 8:00 - 11:00 pm (Due to noise regulations, the music will end promptly at 11:00 pm with no encore). Dance space will include part of Cinema Drive, right in front of SouthSide Works Cinema and the Cheesecake Factory. Event will take place on the following Tuesdays: July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21. No Cover - Free to the public.


Thursday, August 23
Insomnia
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, August 23
Olive or Twist
140 6th St (Downtown)
New night on Thursdays beginning August 2. Arthur Murray Beginner lesson at 10:00 pm. DJ music by Arthur Murray’s David Geidel and Staff until 1:00 am. No Cover.


Friday, August 24
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, August 25
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, August 25
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.



FUTURE EVENTS [Back to Top]

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE OUTDOOR DANCES HELD DURING SUMMER 2018

Tuesday, August 21
For the Love of Bachata Nights at Southside Works
425 Cinema Dr (Southside)
For the Love of Bachata Nights at SouthSide Works. Outdoor dance on four Tuesdays this summer from 8:00 - 11:00 pm (Due to noise regulations, the music will end promptly at 11:00 pm with no encore). Dance space will include part of Cinema Drive, right in front of SouthSide Works Cinema and the Cheesecake Factory
. Event will take place on the following Tuesdays: July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21. No Cover - Free to the public.



REGIONAL EVENTS [Back to Top]

CLEVELAND, OH SOCIAL DANCES

Sunday, Sep 2, 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: Sep 2, Nov 11

 

 
     
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