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Salsa Pittsburgh/Cabaret Events


Joan Soriano Concert/Dance
Cabaret at Theater Square
Friday, October 7, 2016

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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, September 26, 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.


**Bachata Superstar, Joan Soriano (El Duque de la Bachata) and his band will perform at a special edition of Salsa Fridays at the Cabaret on Friday, October 7, 2016. Tickets are available now on the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust website. General Admission and VIP Tickets are available.



Monday, September 26
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, September 28
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 29
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 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 and Colleen Shirey from 10:00 - 10:30 pm, music by DJ Carlton DJ Jeff Shirey from 10:30 pm - 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.

Saturday, October 1
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, October 2
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, October 7
The Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

**Special Event Tonight - Joan Soriano and his Bachata Band from the Dominican Republic**The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Cabaret at Theater Square. No Dance Lesson Tonight. Doors open at 10:15 pm, Music begins at 10:30 pm with DJ Jeff Shirey playing Salsa between band sets. Age 21 and over. Advance tickets are $20.00, VIP Tickets are $35.00 plus applicable service fees. VIP tickets are limited and must be purchased by October 6. At the door General Admission is $25.00.



Sunday, Oct 2
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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