Calliope promotes and preserves traditional and contemporary folk music and its allied arts.
Calliope’s tri-partite mission as presenter, educator, and community-builder has evolved naturally and steadily since our founding in 1976. We continue to evolve as the product of Pittsburgh’s enthusiasm for celebrating the many musical forms and influences that shape the American experience.
Calliope’s first mission is to remain the premier presenter of traditional and roots-based music in
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