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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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Jun 28

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly series features more than 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing musical genres from many corners of the globe.
Free!

Jun 28

Independence Day Fireworks Display and Concert

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Grucci Fireworks Show, this year, is set to a musical soundtrack synchronized to the pyrotechnics.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 28

Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Mary Courtney & Morning Star

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Mary Courtney uses her voice to spread Irish culture, educate her audience about the struggles of her people, and capture her experience in the United States.
Free!

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun 29

Citi Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Spend your summer Thursdays in Union Square Park with over 135 free events for all ages from June 15th – August 10th
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 29

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 29

Red, White, and Bluegrass

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate our nation’s freedom at Manhattan’s oldest house while enjoying a selection of red and white wines and local bluegrass band, M. Shanghai.

Jun 29

2017 Independence Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:40 p.m.
This highly-anticipated event will feature a special performance by Queens Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular Grucci fireworks display.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun 30

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Jun 30

Arts, Culture & Fun: Orquesta Afinke

at Ditmars Park , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Orquesta Afinke is a Latin band featuring percussions, a swinging rhythmic section and a harmonic brass sound. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!
Free!

Jun 30

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Free!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Jul 1

RCTA Sunset Concert: Blues & Pop

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Debbie Deane’s quartet brings a sophisticated jazz nuance to her engaging blues and pop songs — some original, some old favorites.
Free!

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Jul 2

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa/World Music

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Zon del Barrio's members, who span several generations, interpret classic and original tunes, and add a touch of contemporary style from the streets of Latin NYC
Free!

Jul 2

The Staten Island Philharmonic performs 'American Salute' at Conference House Park

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a chair, invite a friend, and settle in for an enchanted late afternoon.
Free!

Jul 2

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Jul 4

Independence Day with the Staten Island Philharmonic

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Hear the sweet sounds of the Staten Island Philharmonic on the lawn, followed by viewing citywide fireworks displays from the waterfront.
Free!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jul 5

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly series features more than 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing musical genres from many corners of the globe.
Free!

Jul 5

¡Arriba!: Latin Dance Party with Folklore Urbano

at On the High Line, at 16th Street (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This evening's concert will feature a mix of salsa music and Colombian rhythms in a cross-cultural exploration of the unique sounds arising from New York City.
Free!

Jul 5

Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Elsa Nilsson Quartet

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The quartet weaves the sounds of Brazil, Cuba, Spain, Turkey and the Baltic countries, with the traditional Swedish folk music of Nilsson’s roots.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Jul 6

Citi Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Join Union Square Partnership for a day of free fitness classes, performances for kids, and a beatbox duel~
Free!

Jul 6

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Jul 6

Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.
Free!

Jul 6

Jazz Series: Firey String Sistas!

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Founded by cellist Nioka Workman, the engaging and inspiring Firey String Sistas! are a refreshing alternative to the standard jazz band.
Free!

Jul 6

Pirates of Penzance

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy one of the most popular of the Savoy Operas in America. The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island's new production is guaranteed fun for the whole family.
Free!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Jul 7

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

INSITU Dance Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Twenty-five dance companies will present original dance work created in response to a specific site, setting up a chain of performances that lead the audience up and down the LIC waterfront.
Free!

Jul 8

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Jul 8

RCTA Sunset Concert: Reggae/Soul

at 96th Street Tennis Courts (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the Riverside Clay Tennis Association at this high-energy, live Reggae-Soul concert on the tennis lawn overlooking the Hudson River.
Free!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

INSITU Dance Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Twenty-five dance companies will present original dance work created in response to a specific site, setting up a chain of performances that lead the audience up and down the LIC waterfront.
Free!

Jul 9

Bronx Arts Ensemble Concert

at Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx Arts Ensemble is a professional performance ensemble with a year-round schedule of chamber music and orchestral concerts.
Free!

Jul 9

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Afro-Caribbean

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This ensemble of international dancers, singers, and musicians perform a mix of Afro-Caribbean traditional and dance music with a blend of poetry, storytelling, and theater.
Free!

Jul 9

Katz Concert Series: Alive N' Kickin

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cover Band Alive N' Kickin will be performing hits from the 1960s through today!
Free!

Jul 9

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Jul 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Jul 12

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly series features more than 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing musical genres from many corners of the globe.
Free!

Jul 12

Salsa Warriors

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Salsa Warriors invite you to a fun night of traditional and new music, featuring a live band performance and non-stop dancing.
Free!

Jul 12

Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Lyndon Achee Quintet

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A Brooklyn-based steel pan artist/composer/performer/educator, Lyndon Achee collaborates often with Oliver Lake, Bobby Sanabria, Eli Fountain and Anthony Braxton, among others.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Jul 13

Citi Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Spend your summer Thursdays in Union Square Park with over 135 free events for all ages from June 15 – August 10.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 13

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Jul 13

Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.
Free!

Jul 13

A Toast to Fort Tryon: Cocktail Party with Live Music

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Benefit proceeds will help sustain this historic park, underwriting horticulture staff, free environmental, cultural and fitness programs, and targeted capital improvements in the park.

Jul 13

Katz Concert Series: Yesterday & Today

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Beatles tribute band Yesterday & Today will be performing the Beatles greatest hits!
Free!

Jul 13

Summer Sunset Concert Series: RadioActive, The Offset and Ultravylet at Conference House Park

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
RadioActive is a four-piece local teen cover-band from Staten Island, New York.
Free!

Jul 13

Nikki Torres & Rhythm Machine Band

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get on your feet and enjoy the dynamic musical tribute to Gloria Estefan!
Free!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Jul 14

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Jul 15

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Jul 15

Summer Sounds: The Tee- Tones

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Tee-Tones combine soulful harmony with passionate vocal performances of the classics for the great R&B groups of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
Free!

Jul 15

Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA Concert at the Bronx River Flotilla

at Starlight Park South Entrance , Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off the Bronx River Alliance paddling season with a CONSUMATA concert that will follow along the 5-mile journey. More on the…
Free!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jul 16

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Latin Jazz

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Active in the tri-state area for more than 20 years, Sumbaswing will have you grooving and dancing to its Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz harmonies.
Free!

Jul 16

Katz Concert Series: Dr. K's Motown Revue

at Springfield Park , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cover band Dr. K's Motown Revue will be performing Motown hits!
Free!

Jul 16

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jul 19

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly series features more than 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players, representing musical genres from many corners of the globe.
Free!

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Jul 20

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Jul 20

Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.
Free!

Jul 20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Free!

Jul 20

That 70s Project

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Take a spectacular trip back to the 1970s and the quintessential musical styles that defined an era and inspired a generation!
Free!

Jul 20

Movies Under the Stars: Newsies (1992)

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses, they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Free!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul 21

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul 22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Free!

Jul 22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Ft. Hamilton Senior Center

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Free!

Jul 22

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Jul 23

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Tropical Latin Salsa

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ola Fresca brings a Latin sound directly from Brooklyn. The band weaves musical bridges connecting Cuban son, salsa, timba, and funk.
Free!

Jul 23

Katz Concert Series: Dr. K's Motown Revue

at O'Donohue Park (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cover band Dr. K's Motown Revue will be performing Motown hits!
Free!

Jul 23

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jul 27

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Jul 27

Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.
Free!

Jul 27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Visit Bushwick Inlet Park for a whole evening of southern Appalachian traditional music!
Free!

Jul 27

We Rock Then We Soul Tour featuring Beginnings and Elements

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Beginnings and Elements come together to bring you the timeless music of Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire in one unforgettable concert experience!
Free!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Jul 28

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Jul 28

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Free!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jul 29

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Jul 29

Summer Sounds: Orquesta Afinke

at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Orquesta Afinke is a Latin band featuring percussions, a swinging rhythmic section and a harmonic brass sound. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!
Free!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Jul 30

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - R&B/Soul

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Chris Black Experience combines instrumental and vocal soul, jazz, and funk.
Free!

Jul 30

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!
Free!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug 2

Katz Concert Series: Queens Symphony Orchestra

at The Lawn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Experience the beautiful sounds of the Queens Symphony Orchestra, performing at St. John's University.
Free!

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Aug 3

Citi Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Spend your summer Thursdays in Union Square Park with over 135 free events for all ages from June 15 through August 10, including a free screening of The Karate Kid.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Aug 3

Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.
Free!

Aug 3

Scarab: Journey Tribute

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Experience the ultimate Journey tribute! Sponsored by The Forest Park Trust, Inc.
Free!

Friday, August 4, 2017

Aug 4

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vibe to sounds spun by a collection of North America’s renowned sound architects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Aug 6

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Jazz

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
FREE The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring…
Free!

Aug 6

Katz Concert Series: Yesterday & Today

at Juniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Beatles tribute band Yesterday & Today will be performing the Beatles greatest hits!
Free!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Aug 10

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Free!

Aug 10

Bryant Park Sing-a-Long Thursdays

at Bryant Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join award-winning musicians at the piano on the upper terrace for our popular sing-a-longs to showtunes and crowd favorites.
Free!

Aug 10

The Pack is Back: Salute to the Rat Pack

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Relive those days in Las Vegas with this great tribute to Frank, Sammy, and Dean!
Free!

Friday, August 11, 2017

Aug 11

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Aug 12

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Aug 12

Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: 13th Film Screening and Soul Train Tribute

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This 2017 Academy Award nominated documentary takes an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug 13

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ernest “Chico” Alvarez Peraza is a Cuban-American vocalist and bandleader. Chico has actively been performing Afro-Cuban and Latin American music for the past 50 years.
Free!

Aug 13

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Free!

Aug 13

Katz Concert Series: Lady and the Vamps

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cover Lady and the Vamps will be performing rock and pop hits!
Free!

Monday, August 14, 2017

Aug 14

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mostrovito

at Pier 63 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug 17

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mostrovito

at Queens Museum of Art (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug 18

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug 20

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - African Cuban Caribbean Jazz

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Expect to hear African-Caribbean jazz music featuring rhythms from around the world.
Free!

Aug 20

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Free!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug 25

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug 26

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug 27

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Gospel

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Led by the former lead singer of the internationally-known Harlem Gospel Choir, the Anthony Morgan Gospel Ensemble presents music that transcends and transforms the human spirit.
Free!

Aug 27

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Free!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sep 1

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Free!

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Salsa Dura/Bailable

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Boricua Legend is comprised of world-class musicians and singers that cater to an audience that enjoys dancing to the rhythms of salsa dura.
Free!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sep 7

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mostrovito

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Historic Harlem Parks & Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: The Fits

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A dreamy exploration of girlhood, The Fits follows an 11-year-old tomboy as she tries to fit in with her peers after joining an all-girl dance team.
Free!

Sep 9

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mostrovito

at Sunset Park , Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Free!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sep 14

Outdoor Movie Screening - NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mostrovito

at Mineral Springs (in Central Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
More Art premieres "NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" by Andrea Mastrovito, a spectacular, hand-animated, silent film that combines music and community engagement.
Free!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sep 15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Jackie Robinson Park entrance (in Jackie Robinson Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Free!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep 17

NYC Parks Presents Gertrude Ederle Sings Out! — Musical Show

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and AfterWork Theater, New York City’s one and only recreational theater for adults, for a special presentation of a fully-staged musical show!
Free!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

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 visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct 21

It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

at East Pinetum (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for an exciting day of public art, performances, and hands-on art workshops as we celebrate 50 years of our Art in the Parks program!
Free!

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Event

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

Best For
Kids

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