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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

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Free!

Aug 31

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Aug 31

Bryant Park Presents Accordion Band Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Six exemplary NYC bands, each featuring an accordion, will play music from a range of cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Sep 1

Cello in Hudson Park

at Near the 7 train subway station (in Hudson Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Dan plays with a looping station, creating a full sound with one instrument.
Free!

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The West Side County Fair is a full day of carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Staten Island Philharmonic Concert

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy selections from British Invasion rock groups as well as traditional music from the British Isles.
Free!

Monday, September 5, 2016

Sep 5

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Free!

Sep 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Free!

Sep 10

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Monday, September 12, 2016

Sep 12

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sep 14

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Sep 16

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

GreenThumb Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Free!

Sep 17

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sep 19

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep 21

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Sep 21

Arts, Culture & Fun; Girls in the Band

at Lyons Pool , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
THE GIRLS IN THE BAND tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present…
Free!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep 22

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sep 23

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

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 Urban Park Ranger-led ticketed tours, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Americana Festival returns with more original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Free!

Sep 24

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep 25

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Americana Festival returns with more original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Free!

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sep 26

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sep 28

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep 29

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep 30

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 15

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec 10

Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Free!

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