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Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival

September 19 - September 22


The 14th Annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival returns home to Liberty Avenue with FREE concerts in honor of the 15th Anniversary of the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. Jazz in multiple genres, newly commissioned music, unique collaborations between artists, emerging artists alongside legendary music makers, hip jam sessions…it is an experience not to miss. Make your plans NOW to spend a weekend in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with music lovers from around the globe.

While the festival this year is free and open to the public, you can get exclusive VIP access to the 14th Annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival! VIP access grants priority seating and indoor access to the August Wilson African American Cultural Center throughout the duration of the festival. You can explore more of the festival on the PIJF Website, or purchase a 2-day bundle here!

The 2024 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival is co-presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.


Robert Glasper
Shemekia Copeland
Average White Band Farewell Tour
Sean Jones
Orrin Evans & The Captain Black Big Band
Emmet Cohen Trio
Endea Owens & The Cookout
Luedji Luna
Dan Wilson
Vanisha Gould
Howie Alexander
Chris Coles
Reagan Gray & Black Vitaminz
YOU and more

Join us on The Jazz Train

For the second year, pianist Orrin Evans will host The Jazz Train™, an exciting ride and five days of music, fun, food and camaraderie at PIJF. Fans will be picked up at Amtrak stations in New York, Newark and Philadelphia and arrive in Pittsburgh in time to see the opening night concert. The Jazz Train™ departs Pittsburgh on September 23.

Get Tickets for the Jazz Train