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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: Sunday, July 14, 2019



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.

 

Dancing in Market Square on Friday, July 19 with a Bachata lesson by Los Sabrosos Dance Studio...see below for details.

Los Sabrosos Eight-Year Anniversary Masquerade Ball held on Saturday, August 3...see below for details

Summer Dance Series on Wednesdays at Schenley Plaza, sponsored by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Salsa/Bachata night is Wednesday, August 7 with DJ Jeff...see below for more details.

500th Night of Salsa Celebration AND CMU Tartan Salsa Night at Greer Cabaret Theater on Friday, August 9.



WEEKLY EVENTS [Back to Top]

Saturday, July 13
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Hot Salsa Nights every Saturday. $3.00 mini-lesson at 9:15 pm taught by Los Sabrosos. Dance from 9:30 pm - 12:30 am to music by DJ Pirata. $7.00 cover. BYOA.
***New Hours Effective July 14, 2019: Mini Lesson at 9:15 pm. Dancing begins at approximately 9:30 pm and ends at 12:30 am


Wednesday, July 17
Giovanni's Bar & Restaurant
3385 Babcock Blvd (North Hills)

Salsa night every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Free lesson at 8:00 pm. Dance until midnight. No cover.


Thursday, July 18
Club Arthur - Arthur Murray Dance Center of Pittsburgh
136 6th (Downtown)
Salsa night with DJ David Geidel and/or guest DJ's. Arthur Murray Beginner lesson at 9:30 pm. DJ music until 1:30 am. $7.00 cover.


Friday, July 19
Dancing in Market Square
Market Square (Downtown)
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership & Los Sabrosos present: Dancing in Market Square. Lessons & Social Dancing from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Event will take place on the following Fridays: July 19: Bachata, July 26: Cumbia. No Cover - Free to the public.

Friday, July 19
Greer Cabaret Theater
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Greer Cabaret Theater. Free dance lesson taught by Jeff & Colleen Shirey from 10:00 - 10:30 pm. No lesson tonight...Music begins at 10:00 pm. Music by DJ Paul Mitchell ends at 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.


Saturday, July 20
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Hot Salsa Nights every Saturday. $3.00 mini-lesson at 9:15 pm taught by Los Sabrosos. Dance from 9:30 pm - 12:30 am to music by DJ Pirata. $7.00 cover. BYOA.
***New Hours Effective July 14, 2019: Mini Lesson at 9:15 pm. Dancing begins at approximately 9:30 pm and ends at 12:30 am


Wednesday, July 24
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 six Wednesdays 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 Wednesdays: June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21. No Cover - Free to the public.


Thursday, July 25
Club Arthur - Arthur Murray Dance Center of Pittsburgh
136 6th (Downtown)
Salsa night with DJ David Geidel and/or guest DJ's. Arthur Murray Beginner lesson at 9:30 pm. DJ music until 1:30 am. $7.00 cover.


Friday, July 26
Dancing in Market Square
Market Square (Downtown)
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership & Los Sabrosos present: Dancing in Market Square. Lessons & Social Dancing from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Event will take place on the following Fridays: July 19: Bachata, July 26: Cumbia. No Cover - Free to the public.

Friday, July 26
Greer Cabaret Theater
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Greer Cabaret Theater. 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, July 27
For the Love of Bachata Nights at Mt. Washington
315 Grandview Ave (Mt. Washington)
For the Love of Bachata Nights at Mt. Washington. Dancing will take place on two overlooks and is free to the public. Some notes - this is BYOB, and you will get thirsty, so bring a water! - please throw away any trash in appropriate recepticles on the sidewalk - there is no place for your belongings, so plan accordingly - the overlooks have concrete floors - plan shoes accordingly as well - bathrooms obviously are limited - there are a few restaurants and bars around, so feel free to take advantage of their great services before & after. Dance from 7:30 - 10:00 pm.

Saturday, July 27
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Hot Salsa Nights every Saturday. $3.00 mini-lesson at 9:15 pm taught by Los Sabrosos. Dance from 9:30 pm - 12:30 am to music by DJ Pirata. $7.00 cover. BYOA.
***New Hours Effective July 14, 2019: Mini Lesson at 9:15 pm. Dancing begins at approximately 9:30 pm and ends at 12:30 am


Thursday, August 1
Club Arthur - Arthur Murray Dance Center of Pittsburgh
136 6th (Downtown)
Salsa night with DJ David Geidel and/or guest DJ's. Arthur Murray Beginner lesson at 9:30 pm. DJ music until 1:30 am. $7.00 cover.


Friday, August 2
Greer Cabaret Theater
655 Penn Ave (7th & Penn-Downtown)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Salsa Fridays at Greer Cabaret Theater. Free dance lesson taught by Jeff & Colleen Shirey from 10:00 - 10:30 pm. Music by DJ Carlton Leeper follows lesson and ends at 1:30 am. Age 21 and over. $5.00 cover.


Saturday, August 3
Los Sabrosos Dance Studio
4909 Penn Ave (Lawrenceville/Garfield)
Special Event Tonight - Eight-Year Anniversary Masquerade Ball
...extended hours for tonight. Doors open at 9:00 pm. Dance until 2:00 am $7.00 cover. BYOA.

 



FUTURE EVENTS [Back to Top]

 

THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE OUTDOOR DANCES HELD DURING SUMMER 2019

 

Friday, July 19
Dancing in Market Square
Market Square (Downtown)
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership & Los Sabrosos present: Dancing in Market Square. Lessons & Social Dancing from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Event will take place on the following Fridays: July 19: Bachata, July 26: Cumbia. No Cover - Free to the public.

Wednesday, July 24
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 six Wednesdays 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 Wednesdays: June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21. No Cover - Free to the public.

Friday, July 26
Dancing in Market Square
Market Square (Downtown)
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership & Los Sabrosos present: Dancing in Market Square. Lessons & Social Dancing from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Event will take place on the following Fridays: July 19: Bachata, July 26: Cumbia. No Cover - Free to the public.

Saturday, July 27
For the Love of Bachata Nights at Mt. Washington
315 Grandview Ave (Mt. Washington)
For the Love of Bachata Nights at Mt. Washington. Dancing will take place on two overlooks and is free to the public. Some notes - this is BYOB, and you will get thirsty, so bring a water! - please throw away any trash in appropriate recepticles on the sidewalk - there is no place for your belongings, so plan accordingly - the overlooks have concrete floors - plan shoes accordingly as well - bathrooms obviously are limited - there are a few restaurants and bars around, so feel free to take advantage of their great services before & after. Dance from 7:30 - 10:00 pm.

Wednesday, August 7
Dancing in the Plaza
4100 Forbes Ave - Schenley Plaza Tent (Oakland)
Summer outdoor dance series - Tonight is Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha. DJ Jeff Shirey from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. No Cover - Free to the public.

Wednesday, August 7
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 six Wednesdays 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 Wednesdays: June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21. No Cover - Free to the public.

Wednesday, 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 six Wednesdays 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 Wednesdays: June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7, and August 21. No Cover - Free to the public.



REGIONAL EVENTS [Back to Top]

CLEVELAND, OH SOCIAL DANCES

2019 Schedule and Location TBA
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: TBA

 

 
     
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