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Concerts

Take in some tunes in New York City's great outdoors. Musicians from around the world perform everything from opera to hip hop to world music, all in a park near you.

Concerts Events

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul 30

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Free!

Jul 30

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Jul 30

Summer in the Square: Broadway's Amazing Grace

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Broadway meets Union Square as the cast of Amazing Grace performs a selection of songs from their new original musical.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

Sunset Summer Concerts: Airtite

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Airtite is a Staten Island-based rock band that plays classic rock, current rock, and the sounds of Motown.
Free!

Jul 30

The Bronx Wanderers

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy this popular high-octane 50's, 60's,and 70's Rock 'N' Roll experience!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Piece of the Rock

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Piece of the Rock is a six-member group featuring a wide range of doo-wop, hip adult contemporary music, and classic rock.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

Celebrate Brooklyn: The Musical World of Harmonium Mountain / Jeffrey Zeigler, Andy Akiho & Roger Bonair-Agard

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Artist Clifford Ross teams up with NYC-based chamber ensemble Orchestra of St Luke's to bring a massive, multi-screen installation with a transportive suite of live music.
Free!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jul 31

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Hozier

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
"Take Me to Church" singer Hozier performs live at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, July 31.
Free!

Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your friends, bring your voice, and bring your courage.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up: The War and Treaty

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. July 31 The War and Treaty / haunting Folk/Americana Duo
Free!

Jul 31

Celebrate Brooklyn: Big K.R.I.T. / Angel Haze / The D.R.E.A.M. Ring: FLEXN

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by rappers Big K.R.I.T. and Angel Hazel. First up is the Brooklyn-born choreographer and flexing pioneer Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray’s The D.R.E.A.M Ring, a crew of local dancers.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

7th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The jazz is hot and the setting is cool, underneath the majestic elms on the promenade alongside the beautiful Heather Garden and overlooking the Hudson River.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

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

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring peace and harmony to our shoreline as Aeilushi Mistry performs the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park and enjoy a dance performance by the Artichoke Dance Company!…
Free!

Aug 1

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip Hop Series

at Willis Avenue Community Garden , Bronx

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.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Celebrate Brooklyn: Taylor Mac: The 20th Century Abridged

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Taylor Mac will present his project, an outrageously entertaining romp through 100 years of culture as seen through songs that range from Tin Pan Alley to rock ‘n’ roll to disco and beyond.
Free!

Must See
Event

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!
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.
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!
Free!

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!
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.
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.
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.

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.
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…
Free!

Aug 5

Outdoor Music: Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co.

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Tonight, Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co. is back at Wave Hill by popular demand, connecting audiences to their Caribbean African roots.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

SummerStage Kids: Ebony Hillbillies

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
As one of the last black string bands in the U.S., the Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

A Morning of Music with Darlene Graham

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
A mix of energetic folk and remixes of familiar children's songs will have everyone singing along and dancing.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Free!

Aug 6

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Aug 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!
Free!

Aug 6

Sunset Summer Concerts: The Rhythm Rascals

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Rhythm Rascals are a jazz and swing band with four horn players and a rhythm section.
Free!

Aug 6

Summer Sounds: York Summer College Reunion Band

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Jazz music performed by the York College Summer Reunion Band.
Free!

Aug 6

A Ray of Elvis

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by one of today's premiere Elvis tribute artists!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Danc'in Machine

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
With four great vocalists, a burning horn section, and lots of groovy percussion, the band recaptures the authentic look and sound of the disco era.
Free!

Aug 6

Celebrate Brooklyn: LeeSaar The Company, Ohad Naharin & Guest Dancers from Batsheva Dance Company

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Props, costumes, and pantomime punctuate their Gaga-inspired movement to form a delightful brand of avant-garde.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Luke Bryan

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
See performances by country music artist Luke Bryan.
Free!

Aug 7

Celebrate Brooklyn: Third World / Awa Sangho

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by iconic Reggae group Third World and Sangho, who carries the rich tradition of West African song in her heart and lungs.
Free!

Must See
Event

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!
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.

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.
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,…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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!
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.
Free!

Aug 9

Katz Concert Series Featuring the Tee Tones - Motown

at Little Bay Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Free community concert please bring low chair or blanklet.
Free!

Aug 9

Queens Symphony Orchestra

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of classic music!
Free!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug 10

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!
Free!

Aug 10

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: VP Records Presents Reggae Night

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Christopher Martin, Freddie McGregor, and New Kingston take the stage at Reggae Night.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug 12

Garden Grooves

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden , Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music from local artists.
Free!

Aug 12

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…
Free!

Aug 12

Celebrate Brooklyn: Benefit Concert - Willie Nelson & Family and Old Crow Medicine Show

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, Willie Nelson is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger and Stardust.

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug 13

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Free!

Aug 13

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Aug 13

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Snug Harbor , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by the Staten Island Community Band and Staten Island's Beatles tribute band, Love Me Do.
Free!

Aug 13

Summer Sounds: Orquesta Afinke

at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy South American sounds such as salsa, merengue, cumbia, bolero, and more.
Free!

Aug 13

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Spitfire

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The band will play all their original music, as well as great classic rock such as, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, and many others.
Free!

Aug 13

Cast of Beatlemania

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Recall the memories of that exciting era when the Fab Four ruled the world of rock 'n' roll!
Free!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug 14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night!

at Windmuller Playground (in Lawrence Virgilio Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more.
Free!

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug 15

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC Kite Flying Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and fly a kite at this fun festival for all ages! Kite-making kits will be provided for children.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 15

Jazzfest Weekend

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel will celebrate its Sugar Hill heritage with two days of classic jazz—all of it played outdoors in beautiful Roger Morris Park. The concerts are free,…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 15

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Music in the Park: British Dependency

at Beach 19th Street (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk) , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the reggae sounds of British Dependency!
Free!

Aug 15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more on the outdoor plaza at Sunset Park Recreation Center. Featuring lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School.
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug 16

Family Performance Festival: Nature Songs and Stories

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover more about the Park and the finely tuned way in which mother nature works with George Steele as you sing along with him, then head out on an exploratory adventure in the Park!…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Quimbombo

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Quimbombo for a groove-oriented performance rooted in Cuban son!
Free!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug 17

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!
Free!

Aug 17

Jazzmobile: Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Sanabria is a seven-time Grammy-nominated Latin Jazz drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, band leader, and educator. His band will rock the park!
Free!

Aug 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: Old School Night

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy performances by old school hip hop artists Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow, and Special Ed.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug 19

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…
Free!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug 20

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by blues/folk-rock artist Joan Caddell and The Midgnight Choir, as well as London Fogg, a rock-n-roll band from Staten Island.
Free!

Aug 20

Music in the Park: British Dependency

at Elmhurst Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the reggae sounds of British Dependency!
Free!

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug 21

Good Morning America Summer Concert: 5 Seconds of Summer

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2015 Summer Concert Series returns for the seventh year in Central Park, home of the SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.
Free!

Aug 21

Pelham Bay Park Summer Music 2015

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us in the park under the summer sky for some great music. Bring a blanket or chair; pack a picnic and invite some friends.
Free!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug 22

AFROPUNK Festival 2015

at Commodore Barry Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This year's line-up features Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Kelis, Lion Babe, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, Everyday People, and more.

Must See
Event
Aug 22

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug 23

Family Performance Festival: The Case of the Missing Chipmunk

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Max on a wild adventure to find Central Park's missing chipmunks in this free family-friendly program.
Free!

Aug 23

AFROPUNK Festival 2015

at Commodore Barry Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This year's line-up features Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Kelis, Lion Babe, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, Everyday People, and more.

Must See
Event
Aug 23

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: The Ebony Hillbillies

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join The Ebony Hillbillies, one of the last black string bands in the U.S., for an afternoon of jazz, blues, bluegrass, and rockabilly fun!
Free!

Aug 23

Music in the Park: Sessions, The Band

at Springfield Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the R&B sounds of Sessions, The Band. Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz.
Free!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug 24

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!
Free!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Aug 26

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…
Free!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug 27

Sunset Summer Concerts

at Silver Lake Park , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by blues/folk band Rachel Isaacs Band, and Natalie Jean.
Free!

Aug 27

Summer Sounds: Jonny Meyers & The Trio

at Center Boulevard and Borden Avenue (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us for a rock performance by Jonny Meyers & The Trio! Presented by The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.
Free!

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug 28

Accordion Bands Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
For the first time Bryant Park presents a festival of bands playing world music. Each band has at least one accordionist. Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.
Free!

Aug 28

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up with Wordsmith

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with music by hip hop artist and songwriter, Wordsmith.
Free!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug 29

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug 30

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Garifuna International

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Garifuna International brings an energetic performance of music and dance, rooted in African, Caribbean, and Central American traditions, to the Harlem Meer!
Free!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Florida Georgia Line

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2015 Summer Concert Series returns for the seventh year in Central Park, home of the SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Dee Dee LeVant Gospel Ensemble

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gospel returns to the Harlem Meer Performance Festival, as the Dee Dee LeVant Gospel Ensemble close out the 2015 performance series!
Free!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Pelham Bay Park Summer Music 2015

at Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us in the park under the summer sky for some great music. Bring a blanket or chair; pack a picnic and invite some friends.
Free!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 26

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Americana Music Festival presents original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 26

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

Summer on the Hudson: Loops and Hoops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Have fun at the pumpkin patch and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, shows, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec 12

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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