The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Department of Education and Community Engagement presents the Gallery Crawl from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Cultural District. Attendees will be able to visit 21 participating venues of cutting edge exhibitions, live bands, dance, DJs and more. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit www.pgharts.org.
Summer Music Series
Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents its Summer Music Series from 6-8 p.m. at the Wolcott Park Gazebo, Broad and Beaver Streets, Sewickley. Guests will enjoy a night of impressive music by some of the area’s brightest musicians. This month’s performer will be Mac Martin and the Dixie Travelers. It is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.
BNY Mellon Jazz and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust present JazzLive from 5-7 p.m. at Katz Plaza, Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday some of the most talented jazz musicians will perform. This week’s entertainer will be internationally acclaimed saxophonist Kenny Blake. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit www.pgharts.org.
Jazz on the Steps
Jazz Workshop Inc. presents Jazz On the Steps 2011 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Homewood’s Carnegie Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Every Wednesday through the month of July, family and friends are invited to share in an evening of Pittsburgh’s finest Jazz musicians. This week’s featured performer will be Dwayne Dolphin. It is free and open to the public. If it rains the event will be moved to inside the library. For more information, call 412-244-0480.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank presents the 2011 Pittsburgh Blues Festival at 4 p.m. at Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh. The 17th annual three-day festival will feature some of the best blues musicians, such as Tommy Castro, Savoy Brown, the Lionel Young Band, the Blues Women of Pittsburgh and more. There will also be a KidZone activity for kids, vendors, raffles and more. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. For more information, call 412-460-BLUE or visit www.pghblues.org.