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Summer Music 2017 at Pelham Bay Park

Friday, August 25, 2017

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

This event repeats on the last Friday of every month between 7/28/2017 and 8/25/2017.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Head to Pelham Bay Park's free concerts featuring Afro-Cuban Music, Funk with R&B, and Golden Oldies presented by the Bronx Arts Ensemble.

The bands performing in the parks are primarily led by Bronx Arts Ensemble (BAE) Teaching Artists who are part of BAE’s arts-in-education programs, serving over 100,000 students in Bronx public schools since the 1980s. The summer series of concerts provides audiences an opportunity to see those teaching artists as performers and leaders of their own professional bands.

The concerts are presented with support from Councilman James Vacca.

Concert Schedule

  • Friday, July 28 - "SUPERMAMBO! A Vibes Tribute to TITO PUENTE" - Salsa & Afro-Cuban Music (with BAE Teaching Artist Greg Diamond)
  • Friday, August 11 - "Funk and R&B with Peter Brainin and the Latin Jazz Workshop" (Peter Brainin, band leader and BAE Teaching Artist)
  • Friday, August 25 - "Oldies with Cardinal Theory" - Oldies from the '60s to '80' (O’dane Whilby, band leader and BAE Teaching Artist)


Lawn Behind the Track and Field Area in Pelham Bay Park Accessible
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Location Details:
Off of Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue



Event Organizer

Bronx Arts Ensemble

Contact Number

(718) 601-7399

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