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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 22 events
from August 20, 2019 to September 21, 2019
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Aug21

Carnival of the Animals (Work-in-Progress excerpt) with Wendy Whelan and Marc Bamuthi Joseph/ Film - Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Internationally renowned ballerina performs an excerpt of a new work-in-progress followed by a screening of a documentary highlighting her path to reinvention
Category: Concerts, Dance, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.9:15 p.m.
Help us celebrate the Charlier Parker Jazz Festival with a rooftop concert with Native Soul and screening of Keep On Keepin' On (2014).
Category: Concerts, Film, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and Movie Screening

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a tribute to jazz legend Clark Terry followed by a documentary about the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin.
Category: Concerts, Art, Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Free Summer Concerts, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Live at the Landing: Gabriel Guerrero & QUANTUM

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Led by Colombian pianist Gabriel Guerrero, QUANTUM is a musical force featuring Cuban saxophonist Hery Paz, Chilean drummer Felix Lecaros, and Massachusetts born Will Slater on bass.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Drummers

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a special concert featuring Taikoza. They have created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug23

Emerging Music Festival

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Music lovers pack the lawn to hear NYC's best up-and-coming bands, including indie rock, soul, and funk.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug23

Sunset on the Hudson

at Hudson River Park's Pier 45 This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Experience summer at its best—with free Friday night concerts set against beautiful sunsets in Hudson River Park. These New York artists will help start the weekend off right.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug23

Harlem 100: Mwenso and the Shakes / Brianna Thomas / Vuyo Sotashe / special guest Fred Wesley / Jazzmobile presents: Winard Harper & Jeli Posse

at Marcus Garvey ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Centennial celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, featuring an all-star cast of modern jazz musicians
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Blues BBQ Festival

at Hudson River Park's Pier 97Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy barbecue from local New York City favorites, and sip on beverages while you listen to one of our most exciting lineups ever!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Dee Dee Bridgewater / Ravi Coltrane / Quiana Lynell / Reclamation: Camille Thurman, Nikara Warren and Brandee Younger

at Marcus Garvey ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Jazz scion is joined by a cadre of talented female jazz artists women featuring a commissioned piece honoring Charlie Parker
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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