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Viewing 11–20 out of 382 events
from June 19, 2013 (x) to September 30, 2016
in Free Summer Concerts (x) category

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jul31

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up: The War and Treaty

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. July 31 The War and Treaty / haunting Folk/Americana Duo
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Jul31

Celebrate Brooklyn: Big K.R.I.T. / Angel Haze / The D.R.E.A.M. Ring: FLEXN

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by rappers Big K.R.I.T. and Angel Hazel. First up is the Brooklyn-born choreographer and flexing pioneer Reggie “Regg Roc” Gray’s The D.R.E.A.M Ring, a crew of local dancers.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

7th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The jazz is hot and the setting is cool, underneath the majestic elms on the promenade alongside the beautiful Heather Garden and overlooking the Hudson River.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Aug 1

SummerStage: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Aug 1

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip Hop Series

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Curated by Circa ’95, local artists use hip hop inspired spoken word, music, and break-dancing to tell their stories.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Aug 1

Celebrate Brooklyn: Taylor Mac: The 20th Century Abridged

at Prospect Park Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Taylor Mac will present his project, an outrageously entertaining romp through 100 years of culture as seen through songs that range from Tin Pan Alley to rock ‘n’ roll to disco and beyond.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Bronx Arts Ensemble: Concerts

at Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx Arts Ensemble is a professional performance ensemble with a year-round schedule of chamber music and orchestral concerts, as well as special programs for families and schools.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Famoro Diobate & Kakande

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Master griot Famoro Diobate and his band Kakande bring West African musical traditions, with a twist, to the Harlem Meer!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 2

SummerStage: Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Nação Zumbi Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science &…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series 2015: Annual Gospel Night - Ricky Dillard & The New G.

at Wingate Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by Grammy-Award nominated gospel group Ricky Dillard & The New G, featuring the Christian Cultural Center Choir.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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