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Viewing 1–10 out of 254 events
from June 19, 2013 (x) to October 1, 2017
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Mar30

CANCELLED: Williamsbridge Oval Talent Show

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Can you dance? Sing? Do magic? Now is the time to showcase that talent on the WBO stage!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2017 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May11

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.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 12, 2017

May12

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.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May14

Dessoff Choir Free Preview in the Park: A New Amorous World

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special, free preview concert in the park on May 14, featuring a selection of the music written for a cappella voices.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May16

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

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:30 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.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May18

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.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 19, 2017

May19

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.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Monday, May 22, 2017

May22

Bryant Park Presents: New York City Opera

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. in the park to see extraordinary performances produced by New York City Opera, including never-before-seen previews of upcoming productions.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May24

Jerry Constanzo and his Gotham City Swingers

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Jerry and his swingin' pals will be performing music from the swing era to the "Rat Pack" stylings of the 1950s and '60s.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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