Global Beats - Pittsburgh
 One world. One Beat.

Please join us at KATZ PLAZA in downtown on Friday, May 2nd, 6 to 8 pm, and let's welcome the Pittsburgh Marathon with a global dance party!

Downtown - it’s the pulse of Pittsburgh! There’s an energy here you just won’t find anywhere else. This Friday, Global Beats is helping to make downtown a “vibrant and inviting place” as we welcome the Pittsburgh Marathon! Got the dance moves? Bring it on!

This summer in Pittsburgh promises to be very exciting in terms of the caliber of the world music coming to town.  Are you ready?  Ziggy Marley, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Grupo Chappotin (straitgh from Havana, Cuba) and Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet (Cajun) are confirmed.  We have been creating events on our Facebook page to help keep them organized. Heard of a show?  Email us with the details and we will add it to our page.  If you got advertising budget, consider advertising with us and we will help get the word out. 

Also, I have accepted the position of International Music Director at WRCT 88.3 FM in 2014. Please email me suggestions for world music or just say hi at 

Thank you for your love and support. Connect with us via Facebook  and follow our weekly updates. We currently have relationships with more than 1,300 people on our Facebook page! Keep us growing!

One world.  One beat.

Carla Leininger

This month we feature the music of Ziggy Marley and Gipsy Kings.  Ziggy will be at Carnegie Library Music Hall on June 24th.

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