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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. There will also be a Jazz Jam Session from 5:30-8 p.m. on June 16. 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 On The Hill Side

The Schenley Heights Community Development Program (SHCDP) presents Jazz On the Hillside from 5-9 p.m. at the SHCDP Multi-Purpose Center, Ewart Dr., Hill District. The fundraising concert is to celebrate the mission if SHCDP and Pittsburgh’s musical legacy. Tony Mowod will be the emcee. For more information, visit http://www.shcdp.org.

Summer Music Series

Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents its Summer Music Series from 6-8 p.m. at the Gazebo at Wolcott Park, Broad St., Sewickley. Every Friday night in June, patrons can enjoy warm weather, shopping, food and live music by some of the area’s brightest musicians. This week’s performer will be the Guaracha Latin Dance Band, featuring their style of original salsa, merengue, cambia, reggeton and other Tropical dance music. The event is free and in case of rain, the series will be held at the Sweetwater Center. For more information, call 412-741-4405 or visit http://www.sweetwaterartcenter.org.

Saturday 23

Tuskegee Airman Fundraiser

The Tuskegee Airman Memorial of the Greater Pittsburgh Region presents “An Evening with Josh White Jr.” Fundraiser at 4 p.m. at Club Café, 56-58 S. 12th St., South Side. There will be a reception and concert. This is to honor and memorialize the Tuskegee Airmen from Western Pennsylvania. White will play a set of sophisticated blues-based guitar with vocals. For more information, call Regis Bobonis Sr. at 412-741-5130.

Sunday 24

Sunday Night Concert

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents its Sunday Night Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 422 Foreland St, North Side. The featured entertainment will be Catch 22 and Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 25

Savoy Jazz

Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere with the Roger Humphries Trio. The special guest will be jazz vocalist Fred Pugh. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.org.

Interval

AVA Lounge presents Live Jazz with The Interval Trio & Friends at 8:30 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday DJ J. Malls will be spinning jazz vinyls, followed by an open jam session. Also from 5:30-8:30 p.m. there will be a pre-Interval happy hour featuring the sounds of DJ Stephan. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Kindness In The Hill

Kellie Stevens Kane presents “Kindness In The Hill” at 5:30 p.m. at the Hill District Library, 2177 Centre Ave., Hill District. This is the second of a four part series called “Big George’s Wylie Avenue: Wisdom of the Hill.” This is a reading and conversation series that focuses on a manuscript that celebrates the legacy of the Hill District. This is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-979-2303.

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