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The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will launch Pittsburgh JazzLive International, a new jazz festival on June 3-5, 2011, in the Cultural District. The weekend of music will include a JazzLive Crawl, outdoor stages, national and internationally renowned musicians and a visual art show. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Pittsburgh JazzLive International is produced in cooperation with Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, June 3-12th.
On the evening of Friday, 3rd June 2011, from 5:30-9pm, JazzLive International presents the JazzLive Crawl. Twenty venues, ranging from bars and restaurants to galleries and museums, within the Cultural District of Downtown Pittsburgh will be presenting live music. Stop by and take in your favorite group or take a walk and discover some new music to enjoy.
On Saturday, June 4th, the three JazzLive Summer Stages located at 9th Street and Libety, Liberty Avenue between 9th and 10th, Penn Avenue between 9th and 10th will kick off with free live music at 12 noon. Chelsea Baratz, Craig Davis, Roger Humphries, Center of Life (finalist in the Monterey Jazz Festival Next Generation competition), The Sean Jones Quintet, Gretchen Parlato, Les Nubians, Bobby Sanabria, Soulive, and Gregory Porter will all be performing.
On Sunday, June 5th, Showcase Noir, the African American artist and designer showcase will fill the halls of the Byham Theater with visual art and live jazz. On the evening of June 5th, the Cultural Trust has partnered with Grey Area Productions to present soul and blues diva, Bettye Lavette at Altar Bar in the Strip District (tickets may be purchased for this event through our website).
Please visit www.pittsburghjazzlive.com for the latest information!