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Thursday Night Jazz: Kente Summer Madness with The Emmett Goods Quintet & DJ Bus Crates

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Kente Arts Alliance meets Thursday Night Jazz in this sensational series of summer shows.

Kente Arts Alliance returns with their KENTE SUMMER MADNESS Concert Series, kicking things off with DJ Bus Crates and The Emmett Goods Quintet. Come early and feel the beat with DJ Bus Crates as he gets everything started. Bus Crates is a DJ, musician, and vinyl junkie from Pittsburgh. He’s also made some strides internationally in Canada and Germany. Though he frequently travels, his roots are firmly planted right here in Pittsburgh.

Following Bus Crates’ set are trombonist Emmett Goods and his quintet. Emmett has shared the stage with a wide variety of artists ranging from jazz to pop musicians, and he has performed with the Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, and Gladys Knight, to name a few. This first of three summer concerts is not to be missed, so be sure to grab your friends and join the party!

Doors will open at 6pm for the pre-show happy hour with DJ Bus Crates. The concert will begin at 7pm.

About Kente Arts Alliance:

Formed in 2007, Kente Arts Alliance is an African American arts organization whose mission is to present high-quality art of the African Diaspora. Kente’s aim is to present art with a purpose by presenting programs that entertain, inform, and uplift the residents of underserved communities. They work to increase the visibility and awareness of African Diaspora art in an effort to preserve it, utilize venues where people live in order to increase access and affordability, build sustainable arts programming to support revitalization in those communities, and develop new audiences to expand patronage to the arts.

About Your Visit: 

The in-house restaurant 40 North is open for dinner from 5-9pm. Please visit Open Table or call 412-435-1111 to make a reservation with them.

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June 20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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City of Asylum
(412) 435-1110
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Alphabet City
40 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15212United States
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