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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

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

Staten Island Beach Fest: Squeaky Clean Cowboy Concert

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Guitarist and singer, Glenn Manion, will be playing soft Rock & Roll at the Midland Beach Concert Lawn. Come get your Saturday evening jump started over a dinner picnic by the…
Free!

Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This public cultural fete featuring Dj's Herbert Holler, Les Carbonell, and Kevin Hedge of RootsNYC.
Free!

Must See
Event
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!

Aug 30

Staten Island Philharmonic Concert

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Philharmonic and the Alice Austen House on Labor Day Weekend for a free concert on the lawn featuring a wind ensemble and chorus.
Free!

Must See
Event

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!

Sep 4

Summer Sunset Concert Series: Sinatra/Dean-esque

at Snug Harbor Culture Center (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center) , Staten Island

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James Oddo and Council Members Ignizio, Matteo and Rose are pleased to present a summer concert series in Staten Island's neighborhood parks.
Free!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep 5

First Friday! Music + Bronx Trolley

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

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

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Jesse Jams Sing Along

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

2:00 p.m.
Jam along with Jesse and her guitar to an eclectic mix of children's music, original songs, and fun popular music from a wide variety of genres.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

Sep 6

Jesse Jams Sing Along

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

4:00 p.m.
Jam along with Jesse and her guitar to an eclectic mix of children's music, original songs, and fun popular music from a wide variety of genres.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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 & aerialist performers, aerialists, reptile shows, greenmarket and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sep 8

Live Nation Presents Gary Clark Jr. & Jon Batiste

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

7:00 p.m.
Gary Clark Jr. & Jon Batiste

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sep 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: Singer/Songwriter Joe Mandarino

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come and hear singer/songwriter Joe Mandarino as he performs an array of his original music for your enjoyment.
Free!

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

New York Classical Quartet

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

6:00 a.m.7:30 a.m.
The New York Classical Quartet features violinists Judson Griffin and Margaret Ziemnicka, violist Chiu-Chen Liu and cellist David Bakamjian. Their mission is to share the riches of the…

Sep 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Doo Wop in the Park

at Jackie Robinson Park entrance (in Jackie Robinson Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a special night of Doo Wop at the Jackie Robinson Bandshell with performances by The Singers Lounge All-Stars featuring winner James Sturkey with Aida Dyer, Keith Fluitt,…
Free!

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

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Green Gems (in ) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual harvest celebration honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work during the season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

Sep 13

Bayside Historical Lawn Concert

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come dance or rock to the music played by Chicken Head Rocks band.
Free!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep 14

The 4th Annual Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year the festival will feature great old time string band music, blues, Son Jarocho from the Veracruz region of Mexico and will close with the ever popular square dance!
Free!

Must See
Event

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

Steuben Parade Oktoberfest

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

1:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Don’t miss New York’s greatest Oktoberfest… Entertainment on the big stage includes “Spitze” and “Die Schlauberger,” two of the hottest acts…

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!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep 28

Riverside Park Fall Overlook Concerts

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Concerts are held in lower Riverside Park at 116th Street on Sundays at 2:00PM. Rain decisions are made at 11:00 AM the day of the event - if there is rain the concert will be canceled.
Free!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Modern Sky Festival

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Modern Sky Festival NYC Lineup Saturday October 4 | 5pm - 10pm Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor Liars Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues) The Blood…

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Modern Sky Festival

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

2:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Modern Sky Festival NYC Lineup Saturday October 4 | 5pm - 10pm Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor Liars Re-TROS (Rebuilding The Rights of Statues) The Blood…

Oct 5

Riverside Park Fall Overlook Concerts

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Concerts are held in lower Riverside Park at 116th Street on Sundays at 2:00PM. Rain decisions are made at 11:00 AM the day of the event - if there is rain the concert will be canceled.
Free!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct 12

Riverside Park Fall Overlook Concerts

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Concerts are held in lower Riverside Park at 116th Street on Sundays at 2:00PM. Rain decisions are made at 11:00 AM the day of the event - if there is rain the concert will be canceled.
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, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be food, live music, art-making workshops, and a canine costume contest!
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, November 17, 2014

Nov 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Singer/Songwriter Ryan Kelly

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ryan is a singer/songwriter who teaches singing, voice, speech, and acting.
Free!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Nov 28

Sing Along with Patrick

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Sing Along with Patrick Sing and shake the turkey away during a fun-filled, family-friendly sing along with Patrick Raftery.
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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