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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

Friday, September 21, 2018

Sep21

Piano in Bryant Park: Yuka Aikawa

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Yuka Aikawa, jazz pianist, composer, and accompanist.
Free!

Sep21

Bryant Park Square Dance

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Square Dance meets the big city.
Free!

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Kids
Sep21

Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for performances, jamming with fellow musicians and music workshops for the two-day Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree at the Old Stone House!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sep22

Fall Harvest Festival

at Myrtle Village Green Community GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of music, games, and fun for everyone. The festival will feature live music from The Dirty Spoons, a bake sale, raffle, food, and our famous cake walk.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for performances, jamming with fellow musicians and music workshops for the two-day Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree at the Old Stone House!

Sep22

Astoria Park Shore Fest

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Close out the summer with Shore Fest, Astoria Park Alliance’s free, fun community festival featuring music, games, prizes, lessons, and more!
Free!

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Sep22

Howard Garden September Fest

at Howard Garden (in )Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come out to Howard Garden in Brooklyn for an afternoon of music, art, and poetry at the September Fest!
Free!

Sep22

Paul Simon's Homeward Bound – The Farewell Performance

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Paul Simon will perform the final concert of his historic farewell tour at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sep23

Musicians Reunion at Washington Square Park

at The Fountain (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stop in throughout the afternoon and experience a revival of the music scene in the park from over 60 years ago.
Free!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Sep24

Piano in Bryant Park: Deanna Witkowski

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Deanna Witkowski, winner of Great American Jazz Piano Competition.
Free!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sep25

Piano in Bryant Park: Deanna Witkowski

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Deanna Witkowski, winner of Great American Jazz Piano Competition.
Free!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Sep26

Piano in Bryant Park: Deanna Witkowski

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Deanna Witkowski, winner of Great American Jazz Piano Competition.
Free!

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Sep27

Piano in Bryant Park: Deanna Witkowski

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Deanna Witkowski, winner of Great American Jazz Piano Competition.
Free!

Sep27

Sing-A-Long in Bryant Park

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us at the Piano in Bryant Park for a Sing-A-Long. With Russ Kassoff, trio and solo jazz, Broadway conductor, and music director, on piano.
Free!

Sep27

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage presents Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light / Resistance Revival Chorus

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Africa's premier diva stuns with songs from her much-anticipated talking heads cover album, opened with a women's choir collective
Free!

Friday, September 28, 2018

Sep28

Piano in Bryant Park: Deanna Witkowski

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Deanna Witkowski, winner of Great American Jazz Piano Competition.
Free!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep29

Maggie's Magic Garden 25th Anniversary Celebration

at Maggies Magic GardenManhattan

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
There will be free refreshments, live music, and live dance performance from groups from Bolivia and Puerto Rico.
Free!

Sep29

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 readings of the eponymous children's book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, Urban Park Ranger presentations, and activities for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

2018 Unity Park Concert Series

at Unity Park (in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park)Bronx

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Battle of the Bands: All genres welcome
Free!

Sep29

Tonight We Dance: A Night of Jazz & Swing!

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

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy dancing with The Harlem Swing Dance Society and Harlem Renaissance Orchestra, share stories, and listen to the music reminiscent of the Big Band Era.
Free!

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Sep29

Bringing it all Back Home to Washington Square - The Village Trip

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Village Trip presents “Bringing it all Back Home to Washington Square,” a live concert in the shadow of the Arch in celebration of the legendary and influential music heritage of Greenwich Village.
Free!

Monday, October 1, 2018

Oct 1

Piano in Bryant Park: Charlie Judkins

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Charlie Judkins, ragtime aficionado, protégé of Bryant Park's Terry Waldo.
Free!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Oct 2

Piano in Bryant Park: Charlie Judkins

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Charlie Judkins, ragtime aficionado, protégé of Bryant Park's Terry Waldo.
Free!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Oct 3

Piano in Bryant Park: Charlie Judkins

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Charlie Judkins, ragtime aficionado, protégé of Bryant Park's Terry Waldo.
Free!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Oct 4

Piano in Bryant Park: Charlie Judkins

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Charlie Judkins, ragtime aficionado, protégé of Bryant Park's Terry Waldo.
Free!

Friday, October 5, 2018

Oct 5

Piano in Bryant Park: Charlie Judkins

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York's finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists perform weekdays in Bryant Park. This week's performer is Charlie Judkins, ragtime aficionado, protégé of Bryant Park's Terry Waldo.
Free!

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Oct18

Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come be spooked by these harrowing tales as the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society bewitches your imagination and sings shivers down your spine.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Dec 7

Caroling

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The snow is falling and holidays are coming. Join us to celebrate all Winter Holidays by singing together. Lyrics will be provided. Come with your own favorite…
Free!

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Dec 8

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 holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

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