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Free Summer Concerts

Band performing on stage

Musicians from around the world are coming to New York’s parks to perform. Rock, folk, jazz, classical, world—no matter what your style is, there’s a performance for you.

Free Summer 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!

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!

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

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!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 13

Summer on the Hudson: GlobeSonic Sound System Dance Party

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join hundreds of revelers of all-ages at the 10th year celebration of the GlobeSonic on the Hudson, an open-air summer dance party with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers.
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

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!

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!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

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!

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