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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, May 28, 2015

May 28

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 29, 2015

May 29

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Ed Sheeran

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Enjoy performances by "Thinking Out Loud" singer Ed Sheeran at Rumsey Playfield on May 29.
Free!

May 29

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up

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. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park…
Free!

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31

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.
We’ve partnered with Musical Directions to bring Sweet Spot Festival to West Harlem Piers Park. Sweet Spot Festival is a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures…
Free!

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Event

Monday, June 1, 2015

Jun 1

New Music in Bryant Park

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Free!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Jun 3

Celebrate Brooklyn: Chaka Khan

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate Brooklyn! will kick off their 37th year at the Bandshell with none other than the “Queen of Funk” herself, Chaka Khan.
Free!

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Event

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Exhibit Opening: Carbon Contrast

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Juxtaposing early Dutch farm life and today’s landscape of culture and technology, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance and Inwood artist Ben- Cristo have partnered to…
Free!

Friday, June 5, 2015

Jun 5

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Florence + the Machine

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Enjoy performances by the rock band Florence + the Machine at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, June 5.
Free!

Jun 5

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 5

First Friday Music + Trolley

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

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for The Night Owls, an instrumental piano trio in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi (“Peanuts”), Ramsey Lewis (“The In Crowd”), and Horace Silver. From TV…

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 6

Go Green! Greenpoint Festival

at McCarren Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Get inspired by sustainability initiatives in North Brooklyn while enjoying local food, arts and crafts, health/wellness classes, music and dance performances, and more.
Free!

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Event
Jun 6

Scandia Symphony Children's Educational Music Concert

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a pre-show medley of Scandinavian folk tunes by Alyssa Reit on harp, Yael Acher-Modiano on flute, and Ric Becker on trombone and percussion.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 7

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.
Free!

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Event
Jun 7

Staten Island OutLOUD presents: “The Conference of the Birds”

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a spoken word performance of this Persian classic, with original choreography & dance performance by Melissa West.
Free!

Jun 7

Bayside Historical Society 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.
Enjoy an outdoor concert with the band Desert Highway.
Free!

Monday, June 8, 2015

Jun 8

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 8

New Music in Bryant Park

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Free!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Jun 9

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jun 10

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Jun 11

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 11

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Northside Festival: Luna with Special Guests

at McCarren Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Indie-pop royalty and hometown heroes Luna return to take their city back with their first performance in NYC after a decade-long hiatus.
Free!

Friday, June 12, 2015

Jun 12

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Jason Derulo

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!

Jun 12

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 12

Northside Festival: The Very Best & Heems

at McCarren Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
See a showcase of Afro/Euro music-global pop duo The Very Best, followed by a performance by Queens rapper Heems.
Free!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun 13

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 13

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
Jun 13

Northside Festival: Against Me!

at McCarren Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
See a showcase of Afro/Euro music-global pop duo The Very Best, followed by a performance by Queens rapper Heems.
Free!

Jun 13

Pop-Up Dinner Brooklyn

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
PopUp Dinner Brooklyn presented by Acura is back for another unforgettable evening under the stars in Prospect Park. Imagine thousands of people, dressed in white, flocking to a secret location in the Park for a dining experience unlike any other.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Jun 14

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 14

8th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival at the Urban Meadow Garden

at Urban Meadow Community Garden , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please enjoy a day of cutting-edge jazz music at the Urban Meadow Community Garden in Red Hook.

Jun 14

Summer 2015 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and take in the beautiful Hudson River views during this concert performed by musicians of the Scandia Symphony and guest artists.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 15, 2015

Jun 15

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 15

New Music Festival

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

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Free!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jun 16

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 16

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!
Free!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Jun 17

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 17

NY Phil Concerts in the Parks & Fireworks: Central Park

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
lan Gilbert conducts Bernstein's West Side Story Suite, featuring violinist Joshua Bell, alongside works by Barber, Gershwin, Copland, Anderson, Rodgers, and Sousa.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Jun 18

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 18

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Drum Band Concert: Hip Pickles

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy the dynamic sounds of the world's most exciting interactive drum band.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

NY Phil Concerts in the Parks & Fireworks: Central Park

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
In June 2015 the New York Philharmonic will mark the 50th anniversary of the Concerts in the Parks, the iconic series of free outdoor performances.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, June 19, 2015

Jun 19

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Adam Lambert

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!

Jun 19

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 19

NY Phil Concerts in the Parks & Fireworks: Prospect Park

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Charles Dutoit leads the Orchestra in Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture; Saint-Saëns's Violin Concerto No. 3, with Renaud Capuçon as soloist; Stravinsky's Petrushka (1911 version); and Ravel's La Valse.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun 20

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 20

Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World 2015

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
See performances by Lauryn Hill, Rebirth Brass Band, Shannon Powell's Traditional All-Star Band, Antibalas, Ozomatli, and the Rebirth Brass Band.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 20

30th Anniversary Gala

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

6:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy an elegant evening of music, dancing, and dining al fresco on the spectacular waterfront grounds.

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun 21

Sing for Hope Piano on the Terrace

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
BPMM is proud to be one of 50 NYC sites selected once again to host a Sing for Hope piano. The refurbished, artist-decorated pianos are donated to organizations throughout the city…
Free!

Jun 21

8th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival at the Urban Meadow Garden

at Urban Meadow Community Garden , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please enjoy a day of cutting-edge jazz music at the Urban Meadow Community Garden in Red Hook.

Jun 21

Make Music New York Presents: Sousapalooza

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
A mass band will perform John Philip Sousa music. Featuring the West Point Band. Presented by Make Music New York.
Free!

Jun 21

Summer 2015 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Scandia Brass Quintet will perform their popular repertoire of contemporary and traditional compositions and arrangements
Free!

Jun 21

Magic Of Motown

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy Fathers Day listening to the sounds of your favorite Motown classics.
Free!

Jun 21

Summer Solstice Celebration at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to Socrates’ Solstice festival to welcome the summer and celebrate the longest day of the year! Be creative in Solstice art-making workshops…
Free!

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Event

Monday, June 22, 2015

Jun 22

NY Phil Concerts in the Parks & Fireworks: Cunningham Park

at 193rd Street Field (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Alan Gilbert returns in an all-American program featuring Bernstein's West Side Story Concert Suite No. 1.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jun 23

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival with free al fresco concerts in the Square! Tuesday, June 23, 8pm André Caplet:…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 23

NY Phil Concerts in the Parks & Fireworks: Van Cortlandt Park

at Broadway and 251st Street (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Alan Gilbert returns in an all-American program featuring Bernstein's West Side Story Concert Suite No. 1.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun 25

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 26, 2015

Jun 26

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Dierks Bentley

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Enjoy performances by country music artist Dierks Bentley.
Free!

Jun 26

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up: Leo Liebeskind

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. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park on the…
Free!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

Summer 2015 Scandinavian Music Festival: "Clumsy Hans" Children's Concert

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On June 28th, the Danish opera company, Pin-Upera will present their mini opera, "Clumsy Hans" to our audiences. Based on text from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Lagond All-Stars Summer 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 live jazz with the Lagond All-Stars' pulsating afro-beat, high-impact stage show.
Free!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jun 30

Central Astoria LDC 2015 Independence Celebration

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 presents its annual Independence Celebration featuring a special performance from West Point Band followed by a spectacular fireworks display by Grucci.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 30

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, with free al fresco concerts in the square!
Free!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jul 1

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, July 2, 2015

Jul 2

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Moona Luna

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy a performance by bilingual kindie group Moona Luna. This event is suitable for kids up to age 7.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

The Real Diamond

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy this amazing tribute to one of music greatest stars: Neil Diamond
Free!

Friday, July 3, 2015

Jul 3

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Mika

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!

Jul 3

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!

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Event

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

Independence Day Celebration

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

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy the Annual Staten Island Philharmonic concert on the lawn (6:00 p.m.), followed by viewing of fireworks display.
Free!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays Presents Banda Magda

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Banda Magda plays vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River!
Free!

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Event

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Jul 7

Washington Square Music Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in Washington Square Park for the 57th season of the Washington Square Music Festival.
Free!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

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, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series Presents Arm of The Sea Theatre

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The performance group combines art, ecology, and social action.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Cast of Beatlemania

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Recall the memories of that exciting era when the fab four ruled the world of rock 'n' roll!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: The Cab Calloway Orchestra

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Th Orchestra comes from the Big Band Swing Jazz Orchestra style of the Harlem Renaissance during the 30’s and 40’s.
Free!

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Jul 10

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Walk the Moon

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

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
"Shut Up and Dance" to performances by Walk the Moon at Rumsey Playfield on Friday, July 10.
Free!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

Back to Beach

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

11:00 a.m.9:30 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, fireworks, and more.
Free!

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Event

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul 12

Back to Beach

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

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo and The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund present Back to Beach, a free community event featuring live music, games, and more.
Free!

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Event
Jul 12

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays Presents Ilusha Tsinadze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Ilusha Tsinadze is charting new territory by weaving together his two worlds—the traditional music of Georgia and Brooklyn.
Free!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jul 15

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!

Jul 15

Yesterday & Today: The Music of the Beatles

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for this opportunity to enjoy the music of the Beatles. Feel free to bring a chair or just your dancing shoes.
Free!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jul 16

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series Robbi K and Friends

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Robbi K presents interactive concerts suited for dancing to jazz, pop, and world music grooves for today’s kids and parents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 16

Blondes Have More Fun Featuring Rick Larrimore

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy this musical tribute capturing four decades of Rod Stewart hits!
Free!

Jul 16

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Swingtime Big Band

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Swingtime Big Band vividly brings big band style to life for a new generation of audiences in three-dimensional sound.
Free!

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Jul 19

Summer on the Hudson Amplified Sundays Presents Delsonido

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Delsonido provides vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul 22

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, July 23, 2015

Jul 23

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Josh & The Jamtones

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Boston based Josh and the Jamtones are an interactive dance party kids band, geared toward kids and parents of all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Disco Inferno

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Put on your boogie shoes and enjoy the music that still makes people get up and shake their groove things!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Michael Patrick's Ring of Fire Band

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The tribute show will honor and pay homage to one of their musical icons - Mr. Johnny Cash!
Free!

Friday, July 24, 2015

Jul 24

Good Morning America Summer Concert: Nicki Minaj

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!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul 26

Summer on the Hudson Amplified Sundays Presents River Whyless

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

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

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul 29

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, July 30, 2015

Jul 30

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
For decades, the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has been bringing enjoyment to legions of people through its contemporary and innovative marionette productions based on children’s classics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

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!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

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

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

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!

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!

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

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Queens Symphony Orchestra

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of classic music!
Free!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

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!

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

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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

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!

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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