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Series and Festivals of POC Interest

Kente Arts Allianceseries
Allegheny County Summer Concert SeriesseriesMidnight Star, Royce, Soul Asylum, Vanessa Collier, Allison Russell, Arrested Development
Summer at the Station, Wilkinsburgseriestbd
Three Rivers Arts Festival06/02-06/11Galactic, Lizz Wright returns to TRAF after ~15 years. Corinne Bailey Rae, Taj Mahal, Chali 2na/Cut Chemist, Red Baraat
Stars at Riverview06/11-08/xx
Summer Fridays at the Frick06/30-09/xx seriesTruth & Rites, NASH.V.ILL. Also, combine with a Black Migration-themed museum exhibit; see details at site.
Pittsburgh Reggae Festival07/01"July 1 is International Reggae Day and the official return of Pittsburgh Reggae Festival!!! Celebrate the music of Jamaica with the Best in Pgh Reggae and Caribbean cuisine along with legendary Jamaican vocal trio the Meditations! Children under 13 admitted free fun for the whole family! Come to Jamaica in Homestead!"
Southside Works Music on the Lawn06/16 - 09/xxEvery Friday, June 16 - September
Northside Music Festival07/14-07/18Formerly Deutschtown Music Festival. Major changes in '23.
Western Pennsylvania Juneteenth Celebration06/16-07/19"Just a glimpse of our EARLY Entertainment List for the 2023 WPA Juneteenth HOMECOMING Celebration {It's A Family Affair}, JUNE 16-19 at Point State Park... It's Our 10yr Anniversary... Make sure YOU invite all your Out-of-Town Family and Friends to return home to Pittsburgh for this major event... KRS-ONE | ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT | Carl Thomas | Keke Wyatt | Sammie | ERICA CAMPBELL | Roy Ayers | Soul 4 Real | The Ohio Players | and more to come... Spread the Word and SAVE THE DATES..."
Tri-C JazzFest, Cleveland06/22-06/24Kidjo, Hancock, Joy, McBride, ....
Pittsburgh Black Music Fest07/13-07/xx"FREE Outdoor Festival... MUSIC LOVERS the lineup for the Pittsburgh Black Music Festival, July 13-15, is complete... JAZZ DAY, July 13th featuring WILL DOWNING + ADAM HAWLEY + THE BLACK BYRDS... GOSPEL DAY, July 14th featuring Karen Clark-Sheard + Le' Andria Johnson + Dorinda Clark-Cole... RnB- SOUL DAY, July 15th featuring MUSIQ Soulchild + Chante Moore + ROSE ROYCE... This is a FREE Outdoor Festival in Downtown Pittsburgh PA at Point State Park... Food Vendors | Speakers | Cultural Activities | more... Tell a Friend and Bring Your Friends..."
Pittsburgh Blues & Roots Festival07/xx
Hill District Arts Festival07/29
Uhuru Jazz Sessions06/2x (series)Georgia Anne Muldrow - highly recommended
CMP's Just Summer series08/xx
Ameriserve Flood City Music Festival08/04-08/05Doom Flamingo; Nikki Glaspie (Nth Power, Beyonce) and Roosevelt Collier in "Trouble No More," an Allmans tribute
Barrel & Flow Festival08/12
Harambee Ujima Black Arts FestivalAugusttbd
Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival09/xx
Monroeville Jazz FestivalMonroeville Jazz Festival09/02
Blues & Heritage Festival11/xx
We Want The Funk Festival12/xx
Jazz on the Steps (1973-2023)06/07-07/26 series
African American Spirit of Community Festival06/10
All That Jazz (on first Fridays)06/02-08/xx (series)
MCG JazzseriesHubert Laws, October 2023