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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, April 29, 2017

Apr 29

Street Games 2017

at 112th Street and First Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play old-school street games from the '60s and '70s at our 10th annual Street Games festival in East Harlem!
Free!

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The festival welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting, and more, inspired by Japanese culture.
Free!

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Staten Island Philharmonic Quintet at Historic Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Staten Island Philharmonic quintet will be performing classical pieces from the waterfront porch of the historic H.H. Biddle House overlooking Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill.
Free!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May 11

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!

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Kids

Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12

Quicksilver Off the Beaten Track Concert

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The ensemble will play chamber works from Moravia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, and beyond.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May 13

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance by Consumata, a Brooklyn-based band that'll make you dance with cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-rengue, and dubbed out tarantellas.
Free!

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May 13

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson re-joins with Barnard College for an evening celebrating women in music, featuring a selection from NYC colleges and universities performing in an astounding natural setting.
Free!

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18

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!

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Kids

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20

Arts, Culture & Fun: South Bronx Freedom Fest

at St. Mary's Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us in showing the world what the Bronx has to offer! Featuring DJs, hip hop performances, comedy, and much more.
Free!

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25

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!

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Kids

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May 27

Music in the Garden: Chai Found Music Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
CFMW is one of the most highly-esteemed sizhu (Chinese chamber music) ensembles in the world.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

May 28

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza - Sing Out Sister

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year's "Sing Out Sister" theme inspires all to find their voice and bring a message of peace, tolerance, and equality.
Free!

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Kids

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 31

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 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!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Jun 1

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

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Jun 3

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs of different genres.
Free!

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jun 8

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

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 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!

Jun 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

at Isham Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a special concert featuring Taikoza. Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Free!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jun 15

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

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Jun 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: East Winds Ensemble

at Isham Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
East Winds Ensemble presents a unique concert by two masters of Japanese music, Masayo Ishigure and Marco Lienhard.
Free!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Jun 21

Summer on the Hudson: Make Music New York

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
American Music for Piano Duet highlights American four-hand music played by young students and professional adult headliners.
Free!

Jun 21

Arts, Culture & Fun and Make Music New York

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy skyline views on the east river as the cello community perform a special work for Make Music New York Day by NY-­based composer Adam Cuthbert.
Free!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Jun 22

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

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun 24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 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!

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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

Sunday, July 2, 2017

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!

Sunday, July 9, 2017

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!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

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!

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!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

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!

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!

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Kids

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.
come enjoy carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

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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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