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International Jazz Poetry Month 2017

Presented by City of Asylum at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, Pittsburgh PA

Sep 07 2017
Oct 01 2017
International Jazz Poetry Month 2017

City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Month is a festival featuring concerts by Pittsburgh, national, and international jazz performers.

City of Asylum’s Jazz Poetry Month is a festival featuring concerts by Pittsburgh, national, and international jazz performers.  After playing jazz sets, the musicians collaborate with poets and writers from around the world in spoken word performances, which they have created and rehearsed earlier that day.

What started in 2005 as a one-night outdoor concert on Sampsonia Way is now the largest jazzpoetry festival in the world.

Each of the 9 concerts during Jazz Poetry Month

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Tickets are free for Jazz Poetry Month.

Check out the full calendar of concerts below and get your tickets now at

Contact: 412-435-1110


City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Braille
    • Wheelchair Access
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