City of Asylum Presents Benny Benack III at Alphabet City

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It promises to be a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. It also serves as a home for many partnering artists and organizations in our own community. To view all of the events that are scheduled, visit the Alphabet City website.

Benny Benack III
Wednesday, February 19 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Third generation Pittsburgh Jazz musician, Benny Benack III, returns home to celebrate the release of his sophomore album “A Lot of Livin’ to Do” on the Alphabet City stage! Following up his breakout 2017 debut One of a Kind, trumpeter / vocalist Benny Benack III brings his manifold talents even more bracingly into view featuring the great Christian McBride on bass. In his singing, songwriting, fiery trumpet playing, and compelling showmanship, Benack brings a wealth of almost unheard-of virtuoso talent to the table.