Berlin International Group and Soul Pitt Media presents Blackout 6.0 from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Rhythm House Café, 3039 Washington Pike, Bridgeville. This is a celebration of music and videos from yesterday and today. Performances include Miss Erika “Stellar” Sellers, recording artist Freestyle and the Piff Boys. There will also be Soul Line Dancing with Roland Ford and Comedian Jason Henson. There will also be prizes, giveaways and games. For more information, call 412-221-5010.
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Shadow Lounge presents the Title Town Soul & Funk Party at 9 p.m. at 5972 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. Title Town revisits ’60s and ’70s soul, deep and classic funk, and old school rhythm and blues. DJ’s J. Malls and Gordy G. spin five hours of the finest, rare and classic grooves for the dance floor-strictly on records. This month’s guest is Washington, D.C. based DJ and music historian, Kevin Coombe aka DJ Nitekrawler. Must be 18 or older. The cost is $5. For more information, call 412-363-8277 or visit www.titletownpgh.com.
CJ’s Restaurant & Lounge presents “The Old School Band” at 9 p.m. at 2901-2911 Penn Ave., Strip District. The best R&B hits will be played. Must be 30 years or older and there is a dress code that will be enforced. No tennis shoes, sweats or athletic gear. For more information, call 412-642-2377.
The New Hazlett Theater presents KINETIX! Poetry Night Open Mic Series at 11 p.m. at 6 Allegheny Square East, North Side. Each month, Pittsburgh’s up and coming and well-known poets and Spoken Word artists share their artistic expressions during the open mic series. The event is hosted by Leslie “Ezra” Smith. Must be 21 or older. There is a $5 cover charge. For more information, call Smith at 12-853-4675, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.newhazletttheater.org.
Sunday night jazz
The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 7-10 p.m. at the Rhythm House Café, 3029 Washington Pike, Bridgeville. The featured entertainer will be the Skip Peck Trio featuring Donna Peck and DUQ’s Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-221-5010 or visit www.pittsburghjazz.org.
AVA Lounge presents a Weekly Live Jazz/Jam Session with The Interval Trio & Friends at 9 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday jazz fans can enjoy great music from some of the best musicians. DJ J. Malls will be spinning the vinyl. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit www.shadowlounge.net.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education & Community Engagement presents JazzLive from 5-8 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday some of Pittsburgh’s talented jazz musicians will perform. The featured artist this week will be Robbie Klein. He is gifted with the ability to play many different styles of music from classical, latin, swing, funk to R&B. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit www.pgharts.org.
Duquesne University presents their Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. at the University’s Pappert School of Music, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The ensemble will perform under the direction of Mike Tomaro. The cost is $10. For more information, call 412-396-6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.