Pittsburgh Black Music Festival

Celebrate the history and heritage of Black Music in America July 14-17, 2022, at this free festival

Music Lovers, get ready for the 2022 Pittsburgh Black Music Festival on July 14-17 at Point State Park and Market Square in Downtown Pittsburgh. The 2022 Festival is free and in honor of Pittsburgh native superstar songstress Phyllis Hyman.

The City of Pittsburgh is a world-renowned hub for Jazz Music and the birthplace of internationally renown Jazz Artist such as: George Benson, Art Blakey, Stanley Turrentine, Billy Eckstine, Lena Horne, Earl “Fatha” Hines, Roger Humphries, Joe Negri, Ahmad Jamal and countless more.

2022 Artist Line-up

Jazz Day - Thursday, July 14 

  • 11a.m.-4 p.m., Main Stage: DJ Set
  • 5 p.m., Main Stage: LALAH HATHAWAY
  • 7 p.m., Main Stage: DEBRA LAWS
  • 8 p.m., Main Stage: RONNIE LAWS & BAND

Gospel Day - Friday, July 15

  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Main Stage: DJ Set
  • 5 p.m., Main Stage: NICOLE PORTER
  • 6:30 p.m., Main Stage: THE WALLS GROUP
  • 8 p.m., Main Stage: PASTOR JOHN P. KEE

Hip Hop & RnB Day - Saturday, July 16

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Main Stage: DJ Set
  • 5 p.m., Main Stage: PHYLLIS HYMAN TRIBUTE
  • 6:30 p.m., Main Stage: RAKIM
  • 8 p.m., Main Stage: TONY TONI TONE

Funk, Blues & Soul Day - Sunday, July 17

  • 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Main Stage: DJ Set
  • 3 p.m., Main Stage: THE BB KING EXPERIENCE
  • 5 p.m., Main Stage: BROWSTONE
  • 8 p.m., Main Stage: THE OHIO PLAYERS

For more information on the 2022 Black Music Festival and Western Pennsylvania Juneteenth Celebration, please visit WPAjuneteenth.com