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Viewing 21–30 out of 89 events
from August 3, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Concerts (x) category

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Games, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

All-American BBQ

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, a delicious buffet barbecue, and a beautiful sunset.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Seniors

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy and Jazzmobile present Great Jazz on the Great Hill A Jazz, Swing, and Blues Festival Celebrating 35 years of Central Park Conservancy restoring, managing,…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Aug 8

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip Hop Series

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Curated by Circa ’95, local artists use hip-hop inspired spoken word, music, and break-dancing to tell their stories.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 8

Celebrate Brooklyn: tUnE-yArDs / Shabazz Palaces

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
tUnE-yArDs' 2011 record Whokill is hailed as a modern classic, with a lo-fi tapestry of beats, guitars, and horns weaving around her unmistakable, fearlessly belting voice.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Family Performance Festival: Butterfly Boogie

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Think bugs are gross? Think again! We’ll take you on a 3,000-mile adventure and show you why they’re actually the coolest creatures around. The musical, interactive…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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 9

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Harlem Blues and Jazz Band

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Harlem Blues and Jazz Band return to Harlem Meer Performance Festival to bring you your favorite tunes on a summer afternoon!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 9

Music in the Park: The Tee-Tones

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy Motown and doo-wop music from the 50's, 60's, and the 70's.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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