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PEAHOF memberships bring benefits

Becoming a member of the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame can be a win-win proposition for you.

Members receive free tickets to the PEAHOF 2015 Induction Ceremony scheduled for October. Members will also be able to purchase tickets to the April 25 Abalone Benefit Dinner celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lanzafame Furniture for $50. Price for nonmembers is $55. Members receive discounts at other PEAHOF events, including the Second Sunday Jam Sessions which are scheduled to resume this spring.

One-year individual memberships are available for $30. One-year family memberships are available for $50. Lifetime members are available for $100 for individuals and $150 for families. Memberships can be purchased on-line. 



Lifetime Memberships:

Family - $150

 Individual - $100
Annual Memberships:

 Family - $50

 Individual - $30

Become a PEAHOF member today

If you’re not a dues-paying member of the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame, please sign up now by clicking here.

Yearly membership dues are $30 for individuals and $50 for families. Lifetime memberships are $100 for individuals and $150 for families. Memberships include voting rights and free tickets to the annual Induction Ceremony as well as discounts on selected events and merchandise.

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The Vision 

The Pittsburg Entertainment and Arts Hall of Fame will be located in the lobby of the historic Creative Arts Building on the Pittsburg High School campus.

Included in Hall of Fame experience is a 90-foot frieze depicting Pittsburg’s cultural history created by internationally known artist and Pittsburg native Dr. Ronald McDowell. 

An interactive display will provide you with an up-close-and-personal look at members of the Hall of Fame.

Mission Statement

The Pittsburg Entertainment and Arts Hall of Fame seeks to recognize local musicians, performers, artists and writers, commemorating their achievements and impact upon the cultural life of Pittsburg in hopes of  educating and inspiring the youth of Pittsburg to use and expand their creative abilities to enrich the community.

PEAHOF inducts 18 Hall of Famers

Eighteen of Pittsburg’s cultural icons make up the second induction class of the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame.


The Induction Ceremony is scheduled Oct. 4 at the Creative Arts Building on the Pittsburg High School campus.


Inductees include Pittsburg native James Barbagallo, a noted classical pianist who earned the bronze medal in the 1982 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow, and Johnny Steele, winner of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 1992.


Also scheduled for induction are popular Bay Area jazz singer Faye Carol, gospel singer Barbara Jean Davis, versatile singers Nicky DePaola and Jesse DeTorres, accordion player Lou DiMaggio, California Theatre organist Tony Enea, jazz saxophonist Raymond Glasper, big-band singer Bob Grabeau, bassist-guitarist John Guerrero, versatile musician Delfo Lanzafame, gospel singer Ronald Lawson, singer-poet Guillermo Muniz, the Bay Area’s “Queen of Gospel” Dorothy Stanton, founder of Pittsburg’s first Latin big band Felix Urbina, drummer Leo Vigil and bluesman Sam Wesley Sr.


“We are pleased to welcome this talented group into the Hall of Fame. They represent the diversity of the arts that makes Pittsburg so unique,” said PEAHOF President Ralph Ramirez, who was a member of Urbina’s band.


Tickets for the Induction Ceremony are $10 general and $20 reserved. They are available at the Pittsburg Historical Society Museum, 515 Railroad Ave., the Railroad Book Depot, 650 Railroad Ave., and the PEAHOF website at Induction Sign Up


 Following the Induction Ceremony, a PEAHOF All-Star Band will perform, inviting inductees to join them.


A limited number of tickets for the Induction After Party to be catered by the New Mecca Café will be available for $20 at the PEAHOF website.

Hillview students earn gold

Lusila Cervantes (left) and Lourdes Macias represented Hillview Jr. High at the State Small Ensemble Spring Festival, earning a gold rating for their clarinet duet.

Hillview Jr. High School students Lourdes Macias and Lusila Cervantes competed at the State Small Ensemble Spring Festival in Sacramento on May 9 and received a gold rating, the highest rating at the Festival.

Macias plays bass clarinet and Cervantes clarinet.

The duo performed Haydn’s Allegro Scherzando clarinet duet. They performed the duet at Lanzafame 100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on April 25 and had their expenses to attend the festival paid by the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame.




Area Children's Theatre Youth Program

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Youth Summer Camp



This fast-paced musical theatre camp takes students entering second – eighth grades through daily fun and engaging rehearsals as we prepare for a fully produced show. Working with a director, choreographer, and music director, campers learn vocal technique, basic dance vocabulary, and storytelling. Staff place an emphasis on building a strong ensemble who support each other on and off stage and use the craft of theatre to help campers build life skills such as creative thinking and problem solving, empathy, and self-confidence.

For those entering 2nd-8th Grades, Ages 7-14

Camp Runs: June 29 – July 10, 2015
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


With Performances:  
July 9, 7:00 PM & July 10, 7:00 PM


















Celebrating the music of the world’s
greatest vocalists of all time
          Sunday, July 26, 2015
at 2 PM


Travel down memory lane celebrating the music and popularity of two of the world’s most beloved masters of vocal song…Ella Fitzgerald & Frank Sinatra. 



Individuals, service clubs help PEAHOF

Local service clubs and individuals are helping the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall of Fame bring music to Pittsburg junior high students through the PEAHOF Arts Mentoring Program.

The Pittsburg Rotary Club and Pittsburg Women’s Community League have made contributions for the purchase of instruments for use in the program.

John Guerrero, a founding PEAHOF Board member and leader of Natural Blend, one of Pittsburg’s oldest bands, and Allan Grissette, drummer for the Devil Mountain Jazz Band, have both donated instruments for the program.

 Members of the California Watercolor Association have volunteered to work with students, providing art mentoring in the watercolor medium.

Not all donations are monetary ones.

You may wish to donate a musical instrument or art supplies for the PEAHOF Arts Mentoring Program at Pittsburg junior high schools. Or you may wish to share your artistic talent and time as a mentor. You may also consider donating a special piece of artwork to PEAHOF. Contact us at pittartshall@gmail.com.









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