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Thursday 21

Jazz jam

CJ’s Restaurant & Lounge presents “The Roger Humphries & RH Factor Jazz Jam Session” at 8 p.m. at 2901-2911 Penn Ave., Strip District. There will be live jazz and fun every Thursday night. 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.

Friday 22

Jazz at Andy’s

Fairmont Pittsburgh presents Jazz at Andy’s from 6-10 p.m. at 510 Market St., Downtown. Every Wednesday through Saturday, guests will be treated to live jazz performances by some of the city’s finest musicians. The featured artist will be Maureen Budway. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 412-773-8884 or visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Theater festival

The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company presents its Theatre Festival in Black & White at 8 p.m. at 542 Penn Ave., Cultural District. This is a performance of two programs containing four one-act plays. It features August Wilson’s “King Headley II” and “The Janitor.” The performance will run through Oct. 30. For more information, call 412-394-3353 or visit http://www.ProArtsTickets.org.

Saturday 23

Al B. Sure!

Urban Kontent Brand and the Gift of Music presents Al B. Sure! Live from 8-10 p.m. at the Shadow Lounge, 5972 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. Singer, songwriter and producer Al B. Sure! returns with a new CD release after more than 15 years. It is a musical biography of his life. There will also be a show from 11 p.m.-1 a.m and each show will feature an all-star Pittsburgh backing band. Tickets are standing room only, and it is a 21 and over event. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Sunday 24

Sunday night jazz

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents The Sunday Night Jazz Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at The GrandView Buffet Restaurant at The Rivers Casino, 777 Casino Dr., North Shore. The ’Burgh Big Band will be featured, along with DUQ’s Tony Mowod as the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 25

Jam session

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 http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Tuesday 26

Experience Hendrix

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Steve Litman presents Experience Hendrix: An All-Star Guitar Tribute to the legendary Jimi Hendrix at 7:30 p.m. at the Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is a rare opportunity to hear Hendrix’s timeless work performed by some of the greatest guitarists in the world. Tickets are $60 and $70. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.experiencehendrixtour.­com.

Saturday 30

Bill Cosby

Heinz Hall presents The legendary Bill Cosby for One Night Only at 5:30 p.m. at 600 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Cosby is one of America’s prolific comedians of all time and has dazzled all generations of fans with his comedy routines and also captured audiences with his albums and best-selling books. Call 412-392-4900 or visit http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org.

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