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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

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at East Fourth Street Community Garden

at East Fourth Street Community GardenBrooklyn

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy face painting, music workshops, Qigong, a puppet show and workshop, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC: Free Tea Party & Meditation Class

at Hollenback Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of FREE activities, including a Weeding Workshop, Tea Party with Live Music, and a Meditation Class.
Free!

Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC at Dunton Community Garden

at Dunton and Civic Association Community GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Festivities include face painting, music, food, a bouncy house, free children's activities, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Open Garden Day NYC in North Brooklyn

at El Puente/ Earth Spirit Garden (in )Brooklyn, Red Shed GardenBrooklyn, Heckscher Children’s GardenBrooklyn, Java Street Community GardenBrooklyn, Keap Fourth Community GardenBrooklyn, Berry Street Garden, Lentol GardenBrooklyn, Sunshine Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Spend Open Garden Day exploring some of the community gardens in North Brooklyn!
Free!

Jul20

CANCELLED: Open Garden Day NYC: Youth Day at Green Patch on Walton

at Green Patch on WaltonBronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Festivities include games, music, food, crafts, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Drummers

at The Crotona Park Amphitheater (in Crotona Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:00 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.
Free!

Jul20

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Jul21

Bronx Arts Ensemble Concerts

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy a free concert open to the public. The music ranges from smooth jazz to R&B to much more classical pieces.
Free!

Jul21

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Litvakus featuring Zisl Slepovitch

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Founded and led by the clarinetist, vocalist, and composer Zisl Slepovitch, Litvakus is a New York Belarusian acoustic punk klezmer band.
Free!

Jul21

West African Drumming and Dance Concert

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy the unique sounds of the balafon, djembe, and djun-djun.
Free!

Jul21

Force MDs and U.M.C's with Red Alert / DJ Xcel & DJ Thrilla Hosted by Tariq

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park)Staten Island

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Staten Island hip-hop heroes play a hometown show with a founding father of NYC hip-hop
Free!

Jul21

Summer 2019 Katz Concert Series Featuring: Mr. Cheeks

at Springfield ParkQueens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Mr. Cheeks is a Grammy-winning rapper best known for his work with the musical group Lost Boyz and as a solo artist.
Free!

Jul21

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 22, 2019

Jul22

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Jul24

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul24

Sunset Wednesday: Yasser Tejeda & Palotré

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Yasser Tejeda & Palotré is an infectiously rhythmic and cutting-edge group that originated in the Dominican Republic and is a rising star in the Afro-Dominican Jazz scene.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jul25

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul25

Grand Wizzard Theodore & Uptown Vinyl Supreme w/ Dj Perly, The B.O.O.M. (Bronx Organic Orchestra Melinated), and The Boogie Down All-Stars

at Soundview ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
All-Bronx lineup of DJs, MCs and live musicians showing hip-hop's past and present to a hometown crowd
Free!

Jul25

Live at the Landing: Pam Reyes

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.
It has been said that Pam’s performances are an exercise in collective vulnerability—a roomful of strangers in concerted reminiscence.
Free!

Jul25

2019 Waterfront Concert Series: BonJourney

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We are proud to give you a combination of Bon Jovi and Journey, so come out and enjoy the best of both worlds with a fantastic performance from "BonJourney!"
Free!

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Bardekova Ensemble Concert

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bardekova Ensemble will be performing the music of Haydn, Handel, Celia Cruz, the Beatles, and others.
Free!

Jul26

Carnegie Hall Citywide: Cha Wa

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cha Wa’s high voltage music fuses fat funky beats with New Orleans-style brass and Mardi Gras Indian spectacle.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul26

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Jul26

Unplugged

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Unplugged features intimate acoustic acts curated by Brooklyn Americana Music Series in June and DeGraw Sound in July.
Free!

Jul26

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up Musical Hour

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Get out to the park and kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Free!

Jul26

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.
Free!

Jul26

Lalo Rodriguez / Los Hermanos Moreno / DJ Lucho

at Soundview ParkBronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Salsa protege and chart topping singer is joined by the aggressive salsa style of the Moreno brothers for a fiesta in the Bronx
Free!

Jul26

Fela! The Concert

at Ford Amphitheater at Coney IslandBrooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Concert celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Broadway opening of the Tony Award-winning musical based on the life and music of Fela Kuti
Free!

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

11th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

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

12:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live jazz by local impresario Marjorie Eliot and her ensemble underneath the majestic elms on the promenade, alongside the beautiful Heather Garden and overlooking the Hudson River.
Free!

Jul27

Alceu Valença / Cordel do Fogo Encantado / LaBaq / DJ Grace Kelly

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In Association with Brasil Summerfest A showcase of Brazilian music from across the spectrum highlighting the unequivocal cultural richness of the country’s Northeast. From the…
Free!

Jul27

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Jul27

Slick Rick /DJ Chuck Chillout

at Soundview ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bronxite Rick The Ruler teaches The Art of Storytelling with the DJ that helped break him in his hometown borough
Free!

Jul27

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York’s Guelaguetza Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Immerse yourself in one of the most vivid expressions of Mexican culture as the 7th annual Guelaguetza Festival New York City returns to Socrates Sculpture Park!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul28

Bronx Arts Ensemble Concerts

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy a free concert open to the public. The music ranges from smooth jazz to R&B to much more classical pieces.
Free!

Jul28

Magic System / Smarty / Selma Uamusse / DJ Birane

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
High-energy, chart topping Afropop quartet perform their own Ivorian zouglou style for a vibrant dance party
Free!

Jul28

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Takuya Kuroda

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Jazz trumpeter Takuya Kuroda is a forward-thinking musician mixing post-bop and adventurous soul-jazz.
Free!

Jul28

The Tedsmooth Oldschool Jam: Freestyle Edition with Cynthia, Lisette Melendez, George Lamond / DJs Eddie B Swift, G-Bo The Pro, Breakbeat Lou & Tedsmooth/ Hosted by Master Z

at Soundview ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Throwback jam with a Latin Freestyle theme organized by East Harlem's Remix King
Free!

Jul28

Summer 2019 Katz Concert Series Featuring: Yesterday & Today

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Cover Band Yesterday & Today will be performing hits from the great group the Beatles! Please bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show! Sponsored by Borough President Melinda…
Free!

Jul28

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 29, 2019

Jul29

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Jul31

Youth Matinee: FELA!

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The cast of the Broadway musical touring production presents a matinee program focused on engaging young people in the arts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul31

FELA! The Concert

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Concert celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Broadway opening of the Tony Award-winning musical based on the life and music of Fela Kuti
Free!

Jul31

Ray De La Paz / Edgar Joel and Anthony Colon / DJ Kamala

at Crotona ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pair of Puerto Rican salseros and Grammy winners bring the island's romance and swing to Crotona Park
Free!

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Children's Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
This children's series features music, storytelling, and theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Samini / Efya

at Crotona ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Two of Ghana's brightest stars showcase an African take on dancehall and R&B
Free!

Aug 1

Disco 54 Show

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Put your boogie shoes on and go back to the Disco Dance era of the '70s!
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 2, 2019

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug 2

Garifuna Collective/ Wabafu Garifuna Dance Theater

at Crotona ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebration of Afro-Amerindian culture with Garifuna music and dance
Free!

Aug 2

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.
Free!

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Renegade Performance Group

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There are two performances at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Renegade Performance Group (RPG) debuts a new site-specific performance expounding on black futuring actions, such as migration, ancestral calling, self transformation, and reclaiming cultural residue.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Taiwanese Waves: One Fang / Tizzy Bac / A Bao / 9m88

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A showcase of the best women in contemporary Taiwanese music, from ballads to indie rock and indigenous sounds
Free!

Aug 3

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug 3

EPMD 30th Anniversary "Unfinished Business" / Funk Flex B-Day Celebration

at Crotona ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrating New York duo's boom-bap style legendary album and hip-hop mainstay DJ Flex’s birthday
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

The 70s Soul Jam: The Stylistics, The Manhattans, and Harold Melvin's Blue Notes

at Ford Amphitheater at Coney IslandBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Revue of three of the defining R&B hit-making groups and chart-toppers
Free!

Aug 3

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Aug 4

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Mandingo Ambassadors

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As a veteran of the great orchestras of the golden age of Guinean dance bands, Mamady is a living library of musical science inherited from his ancestors and from a half-century of experience.
Free!

Aug 4

Corinne Bailey Rae / Jose James / DJ Natasha Diggs from Soul in the Horn

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Multiple Grammy winner and jazz songstress spreads her soul wings with a cross-generational modern jazz singer
Free!

Aug 4

Summer 2019 Katz Concert Series Featuring: DJ Rekha

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come out and dance to the sound of DJ Rekha, It's going to be a South Asian Dance Party! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show! Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz…
Free!

Monday, August 5, 2019

Aug 5

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Aug 7

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Salsa Warriors

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Salsa Warriors invite you to a fun night of traditional and new music featuring a live band performance and nonstop dancing.
Free!

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Aug 8

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 8

Jazz at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
One of jazz’s living legends, pianist/composer Bertha Hope has toured globally with artists like Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, and Eddie Henderson, while being a respected educator and bandleader.
Free!

Aug 8

Jazz at Pier 84

at Hudson River Park's Pier 84 This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy smooth tunes on the pier! Presented in partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America
Free!

Aug 8

Crumb/ Phony Ppl / Purr In Association with DoNYC

at East River Park (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
NYC transplant & rising psych jazz rockers are joined by NYC natives who make funky hip-hop and bedroom pop
Free!

Aug 8

Captain Fantastic - Elton John Tribute

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Experience the ultimate musical tribute to one of the world’s greatest and highly-respected musicians and performers of our time…Sir Elton John!
Free!

Friday, August 9, 2019

Aug 9

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug 9

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.
Free!

Aug 9

Elisa Monte Dance

at East River Park (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Acclaimed NYC modern dance company performs renowned works by its namesake founder
Free!

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Renegade Performance Group

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There are two performances at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Renegade Performance Group (RPG) debuts a new site-specific performance expounding on black futuring actions, such as migration, ancestral calling, self transformation, and reclaiming cultural residue.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

VP Records 40th Anniversary Celebration: Elephant Man / Junior Reid / Estelle / Raging Fyah

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The world’s largest reggae label celebrates its 40th anniversary with some of its brightest stars
Free!

Aug10

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug10

Mountain Goats

at East River Park (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Lo-fi legend brings their indie-folk sound into his new Dungeons & Dragons-inspired rock opera
Free!

Aug10

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Aug11

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Kaisokah USA Moko Jumbie featuring Bloodline

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music and dance, family-friendly entertainment, and more while admiring the lakeside views.
Free!

Aug11

Summer 2019 Katz Concert Series Featuring: Alive N' Kickin

at Fort Totten ParkQueens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Cover Band Alive N' Kickin will be performing hits from the 1960's through today! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show! Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz in…
Free!

Aug11

Eddie Palmieri / Baby Power / DJ Lucho / DJ Eddie Batiz

at East River Park (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Grammy-winning salsero and Bronx music legend brings his Puerto Rico salsa-jazz sound back to New York
Free!

Monday, August 12, 2019

Aug12

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Aug14

Accordions Around the World

at Bryant ParkManhattan

5:50 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each week, accordionists perform music from a wide range of styles and cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

OMAR / Nakhane / DJ Wildcat

at Marcus Garvey ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Father of neo-soul is joined by a South African life affirming pop/R&B singer-songwriter
Free!

Aug14

Hudson RiverFlicks - Iconic NYC Films: The Last Dragon

at Hudson River Park's Pier 63

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery.
Free!

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Aug15

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

The Clark Center 60th Anniversary Tribute: George Faison Universal Dance Experience / 5Plus / Dyane Harvey-Salaam / Juel D. Lane / Amy Hall Garner Dances / HSA Dance Ensemble In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace

at Marcus Garvey ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Anniversary celebration and tribute to the famed dance center featuring a showcase of established and emerging artists
Free!

Aug15

KISS ARMY - KISS Tribute Show

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Relive the days of Gene, Peter, Paul, and Ace with the international KISS tribute phenomenon KISS ARMY.
Free!

Friday, August 16, 2019

Aug16

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug16

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.
Free!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug17

Black Woodstock 50th Anniversary: Igmar Thomas / Talib Kweli / Keyon Harrold & Special Guests In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds

at Marcus Garvey ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hip-hop and jazz luminaries celebrate the 50th Year Anniversary of the Harlem Cultural Festival
Free!

Aug17

Riverside Clay Tennis Association Summer Concert Series

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The RCTA hosts FREE concerts on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Come join us along the banks of the Hudson River for an evening picnic and dance on the grass.
Free!

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Despers USA Steel Orchestra

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Despers is the first band to win ten New York Steel Band panorama titles, and the only in history to win six consecutive titles.
Free!

Aug18

La Sonora Poncena / Jose "El Canario" Alberto / DJ Lucho

at Ford Amphitheater at Coney IslandBrooklyn

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
New York’s longest running salsa band from Puerto Rico is joined by Dominican salsa vocalist
Free!

Aug18

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Stompers

at Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
NYC Parks Arts, Culture & Fun and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Free!

Aug18

Summer 2019 Katz Concert Series Featuring: The Barlett Contemporaries

at Cambria PlaygroundQueens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy the sounds of the Bartlett Contemporaries! Bartlett Contemporaries is a dynamic R&B dance band providing excellence in all genres of music. Bring a chair or a…
Free!

Aug18

The Wailers' Julian Junior Marvin / DJ Queen Majesty In Association with DoNYC

at Marcus Garvey ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Reggae icon Bob Marley's lead guitarist heads his former band with support from a local NYC reggae DJ
Free!

Aug18

Selena for Sanctuary: Kali Uchis / Cuco/ Ambar Lucid / DJ Svani /Santuario House Band (with Music Direction by Adrian Quesada)

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Selena-themed concert supporting immigrants and celebrating community through music from a lineup of Latin artists
Free!

Monday, August 19, 2019

Aug19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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
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).
Free!

Aug21

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and Movie Screening

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.
Free!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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.
Free!

Aug23

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
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.
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
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

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
Free!

Aug24

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Lost Soul Found

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lost Soul Found is a nine-piece band that plays the music of Tower of Power, Edgar Winter's White Trash, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and other R&B artists of the '60s and '70s.
Free!

Aug25

Carl Allen's Art Blakey Tribute / George Coleman Trio / Fred Hersch / Lakecia Benjamin

at Tompkins Square ParkManhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Showcase of modern jazz musicians paying tribute to legendary drummer, joined by a NEA Jazz Master, acclaimed pianist and fierce saxophonist
Free!

Aug25

Summer 2019 Katz Concert Series Featuring: Dr. K's Motown Revue

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Cover Band Dr. K's Motown Revue will be performing hits from the Motown era! Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy the show! Sponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz in…
Free!

Aug25

La India / Cimafunk / DJ Sonni / DJ Lucho

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

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Latin Grammy winner and the pioneering princess of salsa plays to a hometown crowd with Cuban chart-topping dance funk artist
Free!

Monday, August 26, 2019

Aug26

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Aug29

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 30, 2019

Aug30

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Aug30

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up Musical Hour

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Get out to the park and kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Free!

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Johnny Rodriguez "Dream Team"

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of performances featuring multicultural music and dance, family-friendly entertainment, and more while admiring the lakeside views.
Free!

Monday, September 2, 2019

Sep 2

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sep 9

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Jazz at Pier 84

at Hudson River Park's Pier 84 This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy smooth tunes on the pier! Presented in partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America
Free!

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Monday, September 16, 2019

Sep16

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Hudson RiverKids

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hudson River Park's Pier 25Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together hands-on learning and entertainment with a multitude of interactive programs and performances all made with kids especially in mind. Come join the fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 20, 2019

Sep20

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Strictly Tango

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy tango stories, dance demonstrations, and tango classes!
Free!

Sep21

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Friday, October 4, 2019

Oct 4

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

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 more!
Free!

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Event
Oct 5

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Oct11

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Friday, October 18, 2019

Oct18

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Oct26

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, our Halloween festival features a Gede song workshop, card readings, dance and drum performances, as well as a doggie costume contest!
Free!

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Event
Oct26

Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Enjoy beer, barbecue, ice cream, and live music all summer long!
Free!

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

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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