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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

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!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Summer Sounds: Zikrayat

at Bowne Playground , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of Middle Eastern music performed by Zikrayat.
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

Family Performance Festival: Park Discovery! (Central Park Conservancy Environmental Educators)

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Explore Central Park's diverse plant and animal life through hands-on nature activities led by Central Park Conservancy environmental educators.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

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

Must See
Event
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

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Washington Square Park Folk Festival

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for the 5th Annual Washington Square Park Folk Festival. The festival will feature John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers, a legend of the 1960's Greenwich Village…
Free!

Must See
Event

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

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Concert: Tanya Bannister, Intimate Piano Concertos

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This weekend, the 2015–2016 concert series in Armor Hall opens with the elegant and award-winning pianist Tanya Bannister.

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

Friday, October 16, 2015

Oct 16

Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt

at Merchant's House Museum , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Come be spooked by harrowing tales as the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society bewitches your imagination and sings shivers down your spine, echoing sumptuous, rarely performed songs.

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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