Live at SeaGlass Music Festival
Friday, June 23, 2017
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
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SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery is excited to announce Live at SeaGlass Music Festival 2017, a free outdoor music festival on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24.
Created by NY Carousel Entertainment, the operators of SeaGlass, and curated by bassist/composer Michael Bates, and drummer/composer Rob Garcia, Live at SeaGlass brings together great bands, original music, the magical SeaGlass Carousel all at The Battery, the exquisite park overlooking the New York harbor.
Performer/Magician, Todd Robins will be emceeing the festival and SeaGlass Carousel riders will have the unique experience of riding SeaGlass to beautiful live music.
Live at SeaGlass Music Festival - Friday, June 23
Tonight's concert features the best of the swing and blues dance community. Expect mobs of swing dancers and high-energy music from three of the most active and in-demand groups in New York City. Setting the scene will be the SeaGlass Carousel, a magnificent spiraling pavilion of glass and steel by the New York City harbor front.
6:00 p.m. - King Solomon Hicks
Solomon Hicks has been called ‘Lil’ B.B. King, East Montgomery, and King Solomon by his fans from NYC, nationally and now internationally. He is the real deal - the next best thing out of New York City. Solomon has been in the biz since age 13 as the lead guitarist and performer at the Cotton Club, with a 13-piece band. He recorded his first CD, Embryonic, at age 14 with the Cotton Club All-Star Band.
7:20 p.m. - The Grand St. Stompers featuring Tamar Korn
Led by trumpeter Gordon Au, The Grand St. Stompers are a New York-based New Orleans-style hot jazz band, reviving and refreshing the music of the 1920s onward for today’s listeners, swing dancers, and music fans. With the talent and experience of NYC’s top traditional jazz singers and players, they delight audiences all over the world.
8:40 p.m. - Svetlana & the Delancey Five
Led by the "outstanding vocalist and songwriter" (Wall Street Journal), Svetlana & The Delancey Five transport the audience with a carnival of sound, seamlessly moving from lush ballads to a rowdy exuberant, foot-stomping party fit for the 21st Century! The band has headlined sold-out shows at premier venues and festivals across the US and internationally, combining the charm of Svetlana’s sultry vocals, the exuberance and power of a little big band, and the intoxicating improvisations of a small jazz group.