On October 12th, 2013, The Pillow Project proudly presents The Jazz Furnace – An epic one-day performance event at The Carrie Blast Furnace site in Rankin/Swissvale, PA. The day will combine improvisational freejazz dance, large-scale video projections, live music and ongoing multimedia installations in a hauntingly vast location.
The Pillow Project's vision is to reflect both Pittsburgh’s iconic steel heritage and its new exciting artistic renaissance. In partnership with The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, The Pillow Project is igniting a new kind of fire in the historical Carrie Blast Furnaces, connecting Pittsburgh’s industrial past with some of their newly forged ideas in Pittsburgh jazz.
See Carrie in a whole new light. Join us for an evening that will Include several full-length performances, video improvisations and multimedia installations by The Pillow Project. Joined by the live music of Chaibaba and Blue RedShift, this night will stretch the corners of jazz.
$15 general admission $10 student
Carrie Furnaces, Rankin, PA 15218
The Carrie Furnace site is located in Rankin Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh along the Monongahela River. Off of the Rankin Bridge, the abandoned river side houses 2 remaining furnaces from the Homestead Steel Works. You can find other elements of Homestead Steel Works in the Waterfront area located across the river.
For more detailed info on the location w/maps go to: thejazzfurnace.com