Music events worth seeking out in Pittsburgh this week

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From a jazz concert to a Jimi Hendrix tribute show, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Carnegie Mellon University Jazz Orchestra Concert

Check out a midweek concert by the Carnegie Mellon University Jazz Orchestra Wednesday night. Explore jazz styles like traditional swing, fusion and chamber music.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave.
Price: $5-$10

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Brittney Chantelle Album Release

Celebrate singer-songwriter Brittney Chantele's album release party Friday night. The 21- and-over show will also feature performances by producer and rapper NVSV, DJ XRX and more. Chantele, who will be kicking off the release of "A Fire on Venus," is also a visual artist, poet and activist.

When: Friday, April 19, 7 p.m.- Saturday, April 20, 12:30 a.m.
Where: Cattivo, 146 44th St.
Price: $10

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Silent Party: Trap vs. Twerk Music

Looking for a twist on the typical bash this weekend? Check out this silent soirée Saturday night. Wear wireless headphones while jamming to hits by three DJs spinning trap and twerk-style tunes. Don't like a song? Switch your headphones from one station to the next. You can also turn down the volume to chat up other party-goers.

When: Saturday, April 20, 10 p.m.- Sunday, April 21, 2 a.m.
Where: Savoy Restaurant, 2623 Penn Ave.
Price:  $15-$20

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Jimi Hendrix Tribute: Kiss the Sky

Celebrate the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix at a tribute show Saturday night. Jimy Bleu will perform the artist's signature songs and moves. Doors open at 9 p.m.

When: Saturday, April 20, 9:30 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh, 230 W. Station Square Drive
Price: $7 

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