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Viewing 1–10 out of 93 events
from August 2, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Concerts (x) category

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Family Performance Festival: Nature in the City (Billy B)

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Become a tree, a bird, or a bee as you dance and sing along with Billy B, the natural science and dance man!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Bronx Arts Ensemble: Concerts

at Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx Arts Ensemble is a professional performance ensemble with a year-round schedule of chamber music and orchestral concerts, as well as special programs for families and schools.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Famoro Diobate & Kakande

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Master griot Famoro Diobate and his band Kakande bring West African musical traditions, with a twist, to the Harlem Meer!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 2

SummerStage: Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Nação Zumbi Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science &…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn the traditional drumming and dancing styles unique to West Africa and join us for this free class!
Category: Concerts, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: Annual Gospel Night - Ricky Dillard & The New G.

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by Grammy-Award nominated gospel group Ricky Dillard & The New G, featuring the Christian Cultural Center Choir.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

2015 Juniper Valley Park Summer Concert Series: NYPD Night Out Against Crime - Classic Rock Night

at Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a night of classic rock music under the stars.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Celebrate Brooklyn: Benefit Concert - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Known for their fiery live show, the 12-piece ensemble Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will be taking over the Bandshell with their psychedelic-indie-folk-filled set.
Category: Concerts

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Garden Grooves: Jessica Carvo/Akie Bermiss Trio

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music from local artists. Jessica Carvo will perform at 5:00 p.m. and the Akie Bermiss Trio will perform at 6:30 p.m.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and…
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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