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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

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul 26

36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer PowWow

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
New York City's oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions.

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Event
Jul 26

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Jul 26

Play-diem's Free Indie Rock Showcase: Zerobridge, The Rotaries, and KDH

at McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Play-diem as we spotlight indie artists in NYC.
Free!

Jul 26

Bronx Raised Hip-Hop Series

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

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Local artists use dance, spoken word, and music to deliver rhythm and rhymes that reflect a Bronx state of mind.
Free!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul 27

36th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer PowWow

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
New York City's oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited.

Must See
Event
Jul 27

"Tycoon Dog" Live Performance

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"The band's unforgettable songs, spellbinding improvisations, and breathtaking lights and sound create what we believe will become the classic rock of the future."
Free!

Jul 27

SummerStage Presents Rock Steady Crew 37th Anniversary Concert

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Rock Steady Crew was established in 1977 by Bronx b-boys Jimmy D and Jimmy Lee. When they started this crew in the streets of the Bronx, they had no idea that someday it would take them all around the world.
Free!

Jul 27

Tango with Esmeralda at Stuyvesant Square Park

at Stuyvesant Square , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SPNA will host Argentine tango lessons and dance with Esmeralda among the flowers and around the fountain.
Free!

Jul 27

Music in the Garden: Alicia Svigals and Friends – Klezmer Band!

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Join an evening with renowned violinist Alicia Svigals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 27

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays - The Defibulators

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Monday, July 28, 2014

Jul 28

2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Presents An Evening with Stephanie Mills

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.
Come enjoy an evening with R&B sensation Stephanie Mills.
Free!

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Event
Jul 28

SummerStage Presents: John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown directed by Fisher Stevens in association with Westbeth Entertainment

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Emmy Award winner John Leguizamo, who has appeared in more than fifty films and was also seen on Nickelodeon series “The Brothers Garcia,” as well as on “ER" and "Miami Vice".
Free!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jul 29

Mommy, Music & Me, Inc. Music Together

at 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come and enjoy music and movement activities for children. Suitable for babies and children up to 7 years old. Please bring a blanket or low chair.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Mad. Sq. Kids: Moona Luna

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Having bilingual lyrics is just the icing on the cake— the tunes are finger snapping good and cater to wide audiences everywhere!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:15 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 bandoneons.
Free!

Jul 29

SummerStage Presents Conor Oberst with special guest Dawes

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Conor Oberst is a New York City-based singer-songwriter from Omaha, Nebraska. He has been writing and recording music since 1993.

Jul 29

SummerStage Presents: Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Felix Hernandez is in the business of remembering the good ol’ days.
Free!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul 30

Bryant Park After Work Music: Ayo Awosika

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

SummerStage Presents Ingrid Michaelson / Neulore / Secret Someones

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Proceeds from this concert help make possible over 100 free SummerStage programs.

Jul 30

SummerStage Presents: Lisette Melendez / Coro / George Lamond / hosted by Mick Benzo in association with Universal Zulu Nation and the 40th anniversary of Hip-Hop culture

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Lisette Melendez is an American freestyle/Latin pop/dance-pop singer.
Free!

Jul 30

Sunset Music: Kora Musicians Salieu Suso & Malang Jobarteh

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The kora is a 21-string African harp played by the traditional storytellers of West Africa.

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Mad. Sq. Kids: Shine and the Moonbeams

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come clap your hands and stomp your feet and rejoice in the celebration of the rhythm of all things family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Broadway in Bryant Park: Rock of Ages, ONCE, Holler If Ya Hear Me, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

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 lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by 106.7 LiteFM DJs. Keep checking our Events Calendar…
Free!

Jul 31

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz with The New School

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

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy your lunch in the park with live music performed by students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Free!

Jul 31

Yo Yo Yo Urban Yogis!

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for an outdoor summer evening of Ashtanga yoga and live Indian music and dance!
Free!

Jul 31

SummerStage Presents: Joe Bataan / Boogaloo Assassins / DJ Turmix

at Clove Lakes Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Joe Bataan, the “King of Latin Soul,” helped coin the phrase "Salsoul" in 1974 lending the name to his first album.
Free!

Jul 31

Mike Delgidice and Big Shot featuring current members of Billy Joels's Band

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This premiere Billy Joel Show is returning!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Waterfront Concert Series 2014 Presents A Tribute to Motown

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A tribute to Motown.
Free!

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Event

Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

GMA Summer Concert: Enrique Iglesias

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2014 Summer Concert Series returns for the sixth year!
Free!

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Event
Aug 1

First Friday! Music & Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the some reggae music, explore the museum, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments.

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Bryant Park New Music

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

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Free!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

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

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy reggae, disco, soulful house and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Columbia Summer Winds Live Performance

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Columbia Summer Winds is a community wind ensemble that performs annually in New York City public parks. Comprised of musicians from around the New York area, CSW presents four…
Free!

Aug 2

SummerStage Presents: Dr. John & the Night Trippers / Hurray for the Riff Raff

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.
Free!

Aug 2

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Aug 2

Bronx Raised Hip-Hop Series

at Willis Avenue Community Garden , Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Experience the best of Bronx Hip-Hop in this live performance series curated by Circa 95.
Free!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Pier Kids: Shine & The Moonbeams

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Soulful R&B children’s music will have kids singing and grooving from the school yard to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

6th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Concert

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for wonderful jazz by Marjorie Elliot and her ensemble, at the sixth annual concert honoring the phenomenal Stan Michels, former City Councilman.
Free!

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Event
Aug 3

SummerStage Presents: Gregory Porter & Revive Big Band led by Igmar Thomas in association with Revive Music - Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents Gregory Porter & Revive Big Band
Free!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4

SummerStage Presents Old Crow Medicine Show / Langhorne Slim / Spirit Family Reunion

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

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.

Aug 4

2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Presents Old School Night

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.
The series goes back in time with music by hip-hop artists Roxanne Shante, Biz Markie, Rob Base and Kool Moe Dee.
Free!

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Event

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

Mad. Sq. Kids: The Okee Dokee Brothers

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Okee Dokee Brothers share music exploring the natural world through the Americana folk genre.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

SummerStage Presents: Típica 73 with guest: Adalberto Santiago / Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra

at East River Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra is a thrilling 11-piece salsa group which plays dynamic, dura arrangements of indie rock tunes we love.
Free!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Bryant Park After Work Music: Abiah

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands.
Free!

Aug 6

SummerStage Presents: Mobile Mondays LIVE - The Salsoul Edition featuring Joe Bataan / First Choice / Double Exposure / Instant Funk / Ladies of Skyy / Carol Williams

at East River Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Mobile Mondays! & Salsoul Records have partnered to bring you a classic NYC Dance Experience.
Free!

Aug 6

Sunset Music: Los Monstritos (Young Monsters)

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Los Monstritos are young "monster" percussionist virtuosos who hurtle headlong into a variety of Latin music genres—from plena to boogaloo, from bomba to bachata and…
Free!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Mad. Sq. Kids: Tim and the Space Cadets

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
An indie rock experience for families and fans, full of strong musicianship, and a tap dancing sidekick.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Broadway in Bryant Park: Jersey Boys, Heathers, 50 Shades! The Musical, Cabaret

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 lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Today's music will come from the musicals Jersey Boys & more.
Free!

Aug 7

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz with The New School

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

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy your lunch in the park with live music performed by students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Free!

Aug 7

Hudson River Park's RiverRocks featuring Temples

at Pier 84 , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
RiverRocks is among New York City’s quintessential free outdoor summer concert series and features established and breaking artists.
Free!

Aug 7

SummerStage Presents: Mykki Blanco in association with MeanRed

at East River Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Mykki Blanco is the stage name of American poet and performing artist Michael David Quattlebaum Jr.
Free!

Aug 7

Garden Grooves: Akie Bermiss and Soulfolk Experience

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

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music from local musicians in the comfort of NYRP’s outdoor spaces. 7:00pm – Akie Bermiss. 8:30pm – Soulfolk Experience
Free!

Aug 7

Disco Unlimted

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Boogie down to the sounds of the hottest disco show and dance band on the East Coast!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Waterfront Concert Series 2014 Presents Michael Patrick's Ring of Fire

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A tribute to Johnny Cash
Free!

Aug 7

Concert in the Park: Musical Salute to Hollywood

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of songs from the movies with Mitch Kahn in concert.
Free!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

GMA Summer Concert: Luke Bryan

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2014 Summer Concert Series returns for the sixth year!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Bryant Park New Music

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

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Free!

Aug 8

Army National Guard Band

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket, sit on the grass and enjoy the great music being played.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Washington Square Music Festival: A Partnership Concert with the International Double Reed Society/NYU

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Music Director Lutz Rath has announced the 56th season of the Washington Square Music Festival.
Free!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids' Concert

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your picnic blanket and dancing shoes for an afternoon of live music and dance by some of the best local jazz performers. Make sure you bring your appetite for the delicious food.
Free!

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Event
Aug 9

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family play date with your children and bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

SummerStagePresents: Motown Gospel Revue featuring Tasha Cobbs / Smokie Norful / Pastor Charles Jenkins / VaShawn Mitchell / Kierra Sheard / Micah Stampley / Brian Courtney Wilson

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents Motown Gospel Revue
Free!

Aug 9

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug 10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

SummerStage Presents: Passenger / Liam Bailey / DJ Natasha Diggs in association with Giant Step

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage Presents Passenger
Free!

Aug 10

Jazz Concert

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy the Jan Leder Quintet featuring vocalist Andrea Wolper for an evening of smooth jazz music.
Free!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Aug 11

2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series: Reggae Night with Gyptian

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.
VP Records presents Reggae Night with Gyptian and special guest.
Free!

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Event

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Aug 12

SummerStage Presents: Joe in association with WBLS

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Having put out more than 10 albums in 20 years, JOE has become one of R&B’s most accomplished and popular singers with seven Grammy nods along the span of his career.
Free!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Aug 13

SummerStage Presents Gavin DeGraw / Matt Nathanson / Andrew McMahon

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStage Presents Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson on August 13, 2014

Aug 13

Bryant Park After Work Music: Miwa Gemini

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Sunset Wednesday: Dancing Through the Streets

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Experience summer at its best—an expansive landscape of rolling lawns and gorgeous formal gardens, fresh river breezes and, this evening, plein-air dance performances by…
Free!

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Event
Aug 13

SummerStage Presents: Bobby Sanabria / Screening: Chico and Rita in association with ImageNation Cinema Foundation

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
SummerStage presents Bobby Sanabria / Screening: Chico and Rita in association with ImageNation Cinema Foundation
Free!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug 14

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Broadway in Bryant Park: Matilda, On the Town, Mamma Mia!, MOTOWN the Musical

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 lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by 106.7 LiteFM DJs. Keep checking our Events Calendar…
Free!

Aug 14

SummerStage Presents: Byron Cage in association with WLIB

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
“If people really want to know me, then listen to my music - my words especially,” says Byron Cage, one of the biggest names in urban praise and worship music.
Free!

Aug 14

Bach in the Garden

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets, accompanied by Bach works for flute, violin, and bassoon.

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Event
Aug 14

Garden Grooves: Kelsey Warren and Rebecca Jordan

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

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music from local musicians in the comfort of NYRP’s outdoor spaces. 7:00pm – Kelsey Warren. 8:30pm – Rebecca Jordan.
Free!

Aug 14

Waterfront Concert Series 2014 Presents The Regulars

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc., presents its annual Waterfront Concert Series featuring an evening of music with "The Regulars".
Free!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug 15

GMA 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 2014 Summer Concert Series returns for the sixth year!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 15

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Noah's ARC Performance

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Noah's ARC bring their signature mix of Reggae, Rock Steady, cyfSka, and Dub to Washington Square Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug 16

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC 2014

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 16

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet artisans and watch demonstrations of 19th century crafts. Learn about broom making, tinsmithing, woodturning, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Aug 16

Jazz in the Garden

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Harlem Week! At this Harlem celebration, families can take in a live band performance. Come visit our "Oasis In Harlem" as we listen to great live music and enjoy a…
Free!

Aug 16

Music in the Garden: The Ebony Hillbillies

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Enjoy an evening with The Ebony Hillbillies, NYC’s only African-American string band, who keep alive an important legacy that was a key element in the genesis of all American music.

Aug 16

SummerStage Presents: Blood Orange / Moses Sumney / Sean Nicholas Savage in association with Okayplayer - Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents Blood Orange in association with Okayplayer -- Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer
Free!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug 17

SummerStage Presents: Harlem Family Day: Shine and the Moonbeams / Moona Luna / Kojo Odu Roney & Friends / B-Love's Hip Hop Jazzy Groove / DJ-KS 360

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage Kids presented by Disney presents Harlem Family Day, a day dedicated to engaging young audiences and their families through thrilling performances!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

SummerStage Presents: Bellatrix!: A Soul Train Tribute to Women in Music in association with ImageNation Cinema Foundation

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
SummerStage presents Bellatrix!: A Soul Train Tribute to Women in Music Presented in Association with: ImageNation Cinema Foundation
Free!

Aug 17

SummerStage Presents: WBLS 6th Annual R&B Fest: Musiq Soulchild

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Philadelphia native Taalib Johnson, a.k.a. Musiq Soulchild, is a Neo-Soul & R&B artist, whose unique style blends R&B, soul, funk, hip-hop, and rock, creating a sound unlike any other.
Free!

Aug 17

SummerStage Presents: The Nuyorican Poets Cafe's 40th Anniversary Celebration / DJ Rahsaan / Screening: Our Latin Thing

at East River Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents The Nuyorican Poets Cafe's 40th Anniversary / Screening of Our Latin Thing
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug 18

Jazzmobile

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Join us for a free performance by Arturo O’Farrill, pianist, composer, educator, and founder and Artistic Director of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Presents the Annual Gospel Night with Tamela Mann

at Wingate Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.
Gospel artist and actress Tamela Mann and Christian Cultural Center choir take the stage.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug 20

Bryant Park After Work Music: Thiefs

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands.
Free!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug 22

GMA Summer Concert: Robin Thicke

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2014 Summer Concert Series returns for the sixth year!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug 23

AFROPUNK Fest

at Commodore Barry Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See performances by D'Angelo, SZA, Valerie June, Lianne La Havas, Body Count, Trash Talk, Meshell, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 23

SummerStage Presents: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: The Wallace Roney Orchestra / Lionel Loueke / Melissa Aldana / Kris Bowers with special guest Chris Turner

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Wallace Roney / Lionel Loueke / Melissa Aldana / Kris Bowers with special guest Chris Turner
Free!

Aug 23

SummerStage Presents: La Mega 7th Annual Tropical Fest with Alex Sensation

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
New York City’s top Latin DJ, Alex Sensation, began collecting music and at age 16 was already a disc jockey at various nightclubs.
Free!

Aug 23

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 24

Family Performance Festival: Story Laurie

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Groove in the glade as Story Laurie weaves wondrous tales and sings witty songs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

AFROPUNK Fest

at Commodore Barry Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See performances by D'Angelo, SZA, Valerie June, Lianne La Havas, Body Count, Trash Talk, Meshell, and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 24

SummerStage Presents: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Kenny Barron / Cindy Blackman Santana / Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith / Brianna Thomas

at Tompkins Square Park , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Kenny Barron / Cindy Blackman Santana / Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith / Brianna Thomas
Free!

Aug 24

SummerStage Presents: Fania All Stars with Special Guests Victor Manuelle and Whiskey Barons

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents the Fania All Stars with Special Guests Victor Manuelle and Whiskey Barons

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug 27

Bryant Park After Work Music: Black Bottom Revue

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy original music from NYC's most talented singer-songwriters and bands.
Free!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

GMA Summer Concert: Brad Paisley

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
The 2014 Summer Concert Series returns for the sixth year!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Lunchtime Listen with the Shivering Timbers

at 130th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Step into a whimsical, foot-stomping play land with the Shivering Timbers. Bring a bag of yummies and eat lunch while drinking in the reverberations. Thank you to our…
Free!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Aug 31

Family Performance Festival: Uncle Eye

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Rock and roll along with Uncle Eye as he teaches you about water, recycling, and more to the tune of his hit jams with wild and hilarious style.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Free!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sep 8

Live Nation Presents Gary Clark Jr.

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

7:00 p.m.
Gary Clark Jr.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sep 10

Bowery Presents: Spoon

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

7:00 p.m.
Doors 6PM / Show 7PM Spoon is comprised of four gentlemen: Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey and Rob Pope. Spoon full-lengths have included Telephono (1996), A Series Of…

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sep 11

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Free!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep 12

Bowery Presents: Chromeo

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

7:00 p.m.
Doors 6PM / Show 7PM World leaders, powerful CEOs, and assorted other fat cats could learn myriad lessons from Chromeo, but the number one tip that Dave 1 and P-Thugg have is this:…

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 13

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Sep 16

Bowery Presents: GROUPLOVE/ Portugal. The Man

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

6:00 p.m.
Doors 5PM / Show 6PM Since forming in 2009, LA-based indie band Grouplove has quickly become one of music’s most exhilarating young acts. By the time they released their 2011…

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sep 18

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Free!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 25

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Free!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep 26

Bowery Presents: Broken Bells

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

7:30 p.m.
Doors 6:30PM / Show 7:30PM James Mercer and Brian Burton a/k/a Danger Mouse have completed work on the first album by their new and ongoing band Broken Bells. Broken Bells features…

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Free!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct 18

Fall Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live performances, crafts, games, pumpkins face painting and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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