Artful Wednesdays

Artful Wednesdays

Celebrate the beauty and diversity of the performing arts happening in our city at Artful Wednesdays!


All Pitt students, faculty and staff are welcome to enjoy a free noontime performance luncheon every Wednesday, Noon-1 p.m. in Nordy’s Place, William Pitt Union Lower Level. Valid Pitt ID required. 

Boilermaker Jazz Band
January 24, 2018, Noon-1:00 PM
Nordy’s Place, William Pitt Union, Lower Level

Hot sounds of the jazz age come alive with swinging renditions of jazz classics via fine instrumentals and vocals.


January 31, 2018
This band performs a variety of haunting melodies played on panpipes, strings and percussion from the Andes region, including “El Condor Pasa.”

My So Called 90’s Band

February 7, 2018
This band rocks, but in an acoustic duo look for harmonizing vocals, guitar and percussion.

Ryan Hoffman & Cara Garafolo

February 14, 2018
Expect gentle harmonized vocals paired against moving violin lines and rhythmic guitar playing featuring original songs with depth and introspection.

Guaracha Latin Band

February 21, 2018
This energetic five- piece performs original Salsas and Merengues. Guaracha slakes your thirst for authentic Latin music.

Zoe Z.

February 28, 2018
She is a singer songwriter whose music crosses genres of folk, rock, Hip Hop, pop, and country into her own blend that comes across as heartfelt and original.

Howie Alexander, Dwayne Dolphin & James Johnson

March 14, 2018
Phenomenal Pittsburgh Jazz Trio with Howie Alexander on keyboard, Dwayne Dolphin on bass, and James Johnson on drums!

Trio Nova Mundi

March 21, 2018
This dynamic all-women ensemble features Elisa Kohanski on cello, Becky Billock on piano, and Maureen Conlon Gutierrez on violin.

Steeltown Songbirds

March 28, 2018
This marimba ensemble includes bass and violin, and they love classical music and new audiences. They will be thrilled to play at Pitt for the first time and meet our vibrant student community.

Soca Plus

April 4, 2018
What a great way to end the season! This percussion and voice based ensemble presents Soca Music of Trinidad and Tobago. Soca is a genre of Caribbean music that is an offshoot of calypso, with influences from funk, soul, and chutney, all carried by the rhythmic drive of the music.