Lehman Center for the Performing Arts – Events & Schedule – NYC

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts located in the Bronx

Upcoming Events/Performances

Tribute to the Music of the Palladium Era by the


With Special Invited guest artist GILBERTO SANTA ROSA

Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Palladium Era took place in the late 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s it was dedicated to the Big Band music. The former musicians of the Tito Puente Orchestra have come together as the Mambo Legends Orchestra. The Mambo Legends Orchestra brings all of its incredible musicians together under their new name to bring their music to an international audience and to further explore the music which they have been masters of playing for over 30 years.

Gilberto Santa Rosa’s musical elegance and style has made him one of the most prominent figures in popular music. His countless accolades in the recording industry reaffirm his validity through the years, among them the 2002 ASCAP Latin Heritage Award, 6 GRAMMY awards most recently, Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Necesito Un Bolero. Mambo Legends are paying tribute to this great era together with Gilberto Santa Rosa who has a deep respect for the artists and the orchestras of this special era of music making.

VIP: $125
Orchestra: $85
Mezz/Balc: $65

Rear Side Balc: $45



One of the World’s Biggest Merengue & Latin Pop Superstars

Saturday, September 29 at 8:00 pm / Concert hall, Lehman Center

Olga Tañón is a two-time Grammy Award and three-time Latin Grammy-winning Merengue and Latin Pop artist. Tañón has earned 5 Latin Grammy Awards and 19 Premios Lo Nuestro awards during her career. Olga holds the record for most top 10 hits (28) for a female artist on the Billboard Tropical Airplay chart and notches multiple #1 albums and singles across various Latin Billboard charts. Olga Tañon returns to Lehman Center after 6 years to deliver an unbelievable night of hit after hit, like Es Mentiroso, Como Olvidar, Asi Es La Vida and her new single As Es El Amor.

$125 for VIP ORCH Seats
$85 for Orchestra Seats
$75 for MEZZ/BAL Seats
$45 for Rear Side Balcony Seats




Flamenco at its finest – a thrilling performance at Lehman!

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Compania Flamenca Eduardo Guerrero presents “Flamenco Pasion”. This group of elite artists, including Eduardo Guerrero himself, captivates audiences as they convey all of the different feelings of this temperamental and passionate dance.

Eduardo Guerrero, critically acclaimed flamenco dancer and choreographer, uses his eclectic style, combining classical and contemporary Spanish dance, ballet, and contortion to express the depth of passion and skill exhibited in the many styles of this beloved, Spanish art form.

Tickets: $45 $40, $25
Children 12 & under $10 any seat


50th Anniversary Celebration


Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Concert hall, Lehman Center 

Tony! Toni! Toné! crashed out of their Oakland neighborhood in 1988 with their Gold debut album Who? Which spawned the hit “Little Walter”. In 1990, to both critical and popular acclaim, their second album The Revival garnered four # 1 Billboard hits including Feels Good, Whatever You Want, The Blues and It Never Rains (In Southern California) all went Platinum. Not to mention more hits like Anniversary, Lay Your Head on My Pillow, and Slow Wine.

Sheila E is an American percussionist, singer, author, and actress and former drummer of Prince. After leaving the group in 1983, Sheila began a successful solo career, starting with her critically acclaimed debut album, The Glamorous Life. The album’s title-track single The Glamorous Life peaked at number 7 on the Hot 100 and also topped the dance charts for two weeks in August 1984. She became a mainstream solo star in 1985 following the success of the singles, The Belle of St. Mark, Sister Fate, and A Love Bizarre with the latter becoming one of her signature songs.

Deniece Williams is an American singer–songwriter and record producer. Williams is known for hits such as Free (1976), Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (1978), Silly (1981), It’s Gonna Take a Miracle (1982), Let’s Hear It for the Boy (1984), and for her duets with Johnny Mathis.

The single Free reached No. 2 on the Black Singles chart, No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the British Singles chart. That’s What Friends Are For. She also shared a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with pop singer Johnny Mathis in 1978 with the duet Too Much, Too Little, Too Late. In the early 1980s she scored the top twenty R&B smash hit Silly in 1981. Williams score another number-one R&B chart-topper It’s Gonna Take a Miracle, which became a Top 10 pop hit as well, reaching No. 10. Williams released the album Let’s Hear It for the Boy in 1984.

$100 for VIP ORCH Seats
$85 for Orchestra Seats
$55 for MEZZ/BAL Seats
$50 for Rear Side Balcony Seats



A Titazo Limpio

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Havana Café and Lehman Center invite you to a special pre-concert reception. 
Best seats in the house! VIP Ticket includes pre-concert wine, beer, Havana Club Rum & hors d’oeuvres reception and best house seats. VIP tickets are listed with other ticket prices for a specific show. VIP members will also receive complimentary tickets throughout next season to select events as a token of our appreciation. 
This will be a great opportunity for us to meet you in person!
 The VIP reception will start at 6:30 pm for 8 pm performances and at 2:30 pm for our 4 pm performances and last for one hour. 
Please order your VIP tickets when purchasing tickets to the performances. Sponsored by Havana Café and Havana Club Rum.

VIP – $125
Orchestra – $85
Mezzanine/Balcony – $65
Rear Balcony – $50



Back By Popular Demand!

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm

An entertaining show for the whole family with some of the world’s greatest acrobats and undisputed masters of martial arts!

This new production is filled with high-intensity martial arts and breath-taking acrobatics, set during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), to tell the tale of two rival martial arts disciplines competing in the ancient Chinese capital of Peking. Under the direction of Qui Jian, the Chinese Warrior of Peking provide a culturally enriching

Tickets: $45 $40, $25 | Children 12 & under $10 any seat



Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm, doors 6:00 pm

Melba Moore, Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin, Norma Jean Wright (formerly of chic), Ladies of SKYY, Double Exposure, Carl Carlton, D Train, and First Choice live at stage.

Melba Moore made her recording debut on Mercury Records with “I Got Love”, followed by “Look What You’re Doing To The Man”. She starred in PURLIE, which earned her a TONY Award for her portrayal as “Lutiebelle”. She was nominated for a Grammy Award for ‘Best New Artist.’

Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin & Norma Jean Wright (formerly of Chic), first came to national attention as the original lead vocalists of the powerhouse multi-platinum recording group Chic.

The Ladies of SKYY, Denise, Dolores and Bonné Dunning, are best known as the female vocalists of the hit group known as SKYY. They continue to perform all of their classic club, dance, funk and hip hop music hits nationally and internationally.

Double Exposure is best known for their 1970’s hits on the Sal-Soul Record Label “Ten Percent” “My Love Is Free” “Everyman” and “Perfect Lover.”

Carl Carlton is an American R&B, soul, and funk singer-songwriter, best known for his hits “Everlasting Love” and “She’s a Bad Mama Jama (She’s Built, She’s Stacked)”.

D Train, is an American singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, 1980s with the release of his first album “You’re the One for Me” (working with songwriter/producer Hubert Eaves III initially as a duo), which spawned his first US Billboard Dance chart number-one hit, “You’re the One for Me” “Keep On” and the much covered Burt Bacharach hit “Walk on By”. He would go on to work with Eaves producing hits on the follow-up albums Music and Something’s On Your Mind.

First Choice is a three-piece 70s disco girl group, “I got something for your mind, your body & your soul”/ “It’s Not Over” are probably their most sampled lines (from the perennial “Let No Man Put Asunder”)

Tickets: $100 $75, $55, $35



Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Mi Dia Bonito – Historic Reunion of Salsa Legends!
Opening Act Tribute to Charlie Palmieri by the Uprising All Starsfeaturing Herman Olivera under the direction of Jimmy Bosch.

Eddie Palmieri and Lalo Rodriguez reunite at Lehman Center after forty years!
Their first collaboration began when at the age of 16, Lalo Rodrigez made his debut as a professional singer, recording the album with Eddie Palmieri entitled “The Sun of Latin Music”. This album was the first to win American Grammy Award. In 1975, he recorded the second album titled “Unfinished Masterpiece”, which won the second Grammy– making a milestone in the history of salsa.

This concert celebrates one of the most successful partnerships in the history of classic salsa from New York and around the globe!

Don’t miss this historic reunion with songs such as Un Dia Bonito, Nada De Ti, Nunca Contigo and Oye lo que te conviene.

Tickets: VIP $100, $85, $75, $55



Lehman Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall is located at 250 Bedford Park Blvd. W. on the campus of Lehman College in the Bronx.


About Lehman Center

Tickets can be purchased through 24 hour online access at www.LehmanCenter.org or by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833 (Mon. through Fri. 10am-5pm; and beginning at 12 noon on the day of the concert).

Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D trains to Bedford Park Blvd. stations, and is right off several major highways, including the Henry Hudson Parkway, the Saw Mill River Parkway and Major Deegan Expressway.

FREE On-Site Parking Available

Lehman Center receives support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, they New York State Council on the Arts, and through corporations, foundations and private donations.

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