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Aug
24
Sat
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 24 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

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Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

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Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

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Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

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Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

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Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

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Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

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Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

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Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

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Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

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Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

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Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Aug 24 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC

NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar
Aug 24 all-day
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar

NYC City Parks Foundation’s 2019 SummerStage Events Calendar

Please be sure to keep on top of whatever item you might be interested in by visiting the official site to learn about changes in scheduling &/or last minute cancellations and such. Also, the City Parks Foundation, now entering its 30th anniversary, is a non-profit organization which depends on donations as well as through funds gained through memberships offered.

OPENING NIGHT: EMILY KING / DURAND JONES AND THE INDICATIONS / MADISON MCFERRIN / DJ REBORN

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE FAREWELL TOUR 2019: GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC W/ GALACTIC, FISHBONE, DUMPSTAPHUNK & MISS VELVET

Presented by Sony Presents the Blue Note Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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PARQUET COURTS / SACHIKO KANENOBU / ARP / PRINCE OF QUEENS

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KES THE BAND

Tuesday, June 11, 20197:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn

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THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BIG FREEDIA / BATEKOO / MIKEQ X QWEEN BEAT / GINA YASHERE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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DEJOHNETTE – COLTRANE – GARRISON TRIO / BRANDEE YOUNGER

In association with Sony Presents Blue Note Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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JAZZ ON THE CUSP HOSTED BY NATE CHINEN

Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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REVOLUTIONARIES EN POINTE: THE TROCKS CELEBRATE STONEWALL 50

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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SOLD OUT – KHRUANGBIN WITH CONNAN MOCKASIN AND KIKAGAKU MOYO

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: PHAROAHE MONCH AND FRIENDS / MISS MOCHA SUNFLOWER THE RHYTHM GODDESS

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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THE AUSSIE BBQ: A.B. ORIGINAL / HERMITUDE / SAN CISCO / THE TESKEY BROTHERS / TKAY MAIDZA / WAAX

In Association With Sounds Australia, the Australian Consul-General, NY and the Australia Council for the Arts
Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 1:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EVERYDAY PEOPLE & SPECIAL GUESTS

Saturday, June 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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ONLY IN QUEENS FESTIVAL: SHEILA E. / MUSIQ SOULCHILD

Sunday, June 23, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

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FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE: ZDAR FROM CASSIUS / LES NEGRESSES VERTES

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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JESSE ROYAL / KABAKA PYRAMID / MAX GLAZER

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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JAPANESE BREAKFAST / HATCHIE / HOUSE OF NOD

Monday, June 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ALVVAYS/ THE COURTNEYS / ELLIS

In association with the Consulate General of Canada
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BOOT CAMP BBQ: BLACK MOON AND SMIF N WESSUN

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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YOUNG M.A/ FUNK FLEX

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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BUIKA / A-WA / BLICK BASSY / DJ TARA

Sunday, June 30, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MIGHTY SPARROW / CASYM STEEL ORCHESTRA

Friday, July 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11413

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RALPH MCDANIELS SOUL & FUNK JAM FT. BLUE MAGIC AND DJ HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, July 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11414

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TABOU COMBO / LAKOU MIZIK/ DJ SABINE BLAIZIN

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11415

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MR EAZI / EFYA / BLINKY BILL / DJ MAHOGANY

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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XIMENA SARIÑANA/ ILE / NATHY PELUSO

In association with LAMC
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ATERCIOPELADOS / DIAMANTE ELÉCTRICO / DJ DAYANSITA

In association with LAMC
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11101

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A PALO SECO

In association with LAMC
Friday, July 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

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LEÓN GIECO / KEVIN JOHANSEN / EL MATÓ A UN POLICÍA MOTORIZADO / SILVINA MORENO / JUAN INGARAMO

In association with Cosquin Rock and LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11103

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20TH ANNIVERSARY LATIN GRAMMY’S CELEBRATION

In association with LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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AVERY*SUNSHINE

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11104

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FAMILY DAY: RAILROAD EARTH / RANKY TANKY

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MERCE CUNNINGHAM: SUMMERCOOL FEAT STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY/ MELISSA TOOGOOD / CALVIN ROYAL III / A-Y/DANCERS WITH GUEST CURATION BY CATHERINE THARIN

In Association with the Cunningham Centennial Celebrations
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CUNNINGHAM DANCE WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LISA LISA / COVER GIRLS / DJ LUCY EUCLID / VINNIE MEDUGNO (HOST)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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JODY WATLEY / MOBILE MONDAYS!

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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ANA TIJOUX / L’UNICORNS / DJ SHAME HOSTED BY JEN AND MAGIE

In Association with La Isla Bonita
Saturday, July 20, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
Staten Island, NY 10310

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FORCE MDS AND U.M.C’S WITH RED ALERT / DJ XCEL & DJ THRILLA HOSTED BY TARIQ

Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS WITH DINOSAUR JR. AND CATE LE BON

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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GRAND WIZZARD THEODORE & UPTOWN VINYL SUPREME W/ DJ PERLY, THE B.O.O.M. (BRONX ORGANIC ORCHESTRA MELINATED), AND THE BOOGIE DOWN ALL-STARS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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LALO RODRIGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO / DJ LUCHO

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224

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SLICK RICK / DJ CHUCK CHILLOUT

Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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ALCEU VALENÇA / CORDEL DO FOGO ENCANTADO / LABAQ / DJ GRACE KELLY

In Association with Brasil Summerfest
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BRAZIL: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MUSIC TO OVERCOME TIMES OF CRISIS

Saturday, July 27, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE TEDSMOOTH OLDSCHOOL JAM: FREESTYLE EDITION WITH CYNTHIA, LISETTE MELENDEZ, GEORGE LAMOND / DJS EDDIE B SWIFT, G-BO THE PRO, BREAKBEAT LOU & TEDSMOOTH/ HOSTED BY MASTER Z

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Soundview Park
The Bronx, NY 10473

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MAGIC SYSTEM / SMARTY / SELMA UAMUSSE / DJ BIRANE

Sunday, July 28, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLON / DJ KAMALA

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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YOUTH MATINEE: FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Doors open 10:00 am)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, E 71st St, New York, NY 10021

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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SAMINI / EFYA

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE/ WABAFU GARIFUNA DANCE THEATER

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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EPMD 30TH ANNIVERSARY “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” / FUNK FLEX B-DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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TAIWANESE WAVES: WAN FANG / TIZZY BAC / A BAO / 9M88

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CORINNE BAILEY RAE / JOSE JAMES/ DJ NATASHA DIGGS FROM SOUL IN THE HORN

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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WHY AREN’T THERE MORE WOMEN ON FESTIVAL STAGES?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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GUSTER WITH RUBBLEBUCKET

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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CRUMB/ PHONY PPL / PURR

In Association with DoNYC
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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ELISA MONTE DANCE

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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VP RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY: ELEPHANT MAN / JUNIOR REID / ESTELLE / RAGING FYAH

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MOUNTAIN GOATS

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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LILA DOWNS / LIDO PIMIENTA / DJ RIPLEY

Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EDDIE PALMIERI / BABY POWER / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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OMAR / NAKHANE / DJ WILDCAT

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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THE CLARK CENTER 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE: GEORGE FAISON UNIVERSAL DANCE EXPERIENCE / 5PLUS ENSEMBLE / DYANE HARVEY-SALAAM / JUEL D. LANE / AMY HALL GARNER DANCES / HSA DANCE ENSEMBLE

In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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BLACK WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY: IGMAR THOMAS / TALIB KWELI / KEYON HARROLD & SPECIAL GUESTS

In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds
Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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SELENA FOR SANCTUARY: CUCO / AMBAR LUCID / DJ SVANI & THE SANTUARIO HOUSE BAND WITH MUSIC DIRECTION BY ADRIAN QUESADA

Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LA SONORA PONCEÑA / JOSE “EL CANARIO” ALBERTO / DJ LUCHO

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Free
Coney Island
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

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THE WAILERS’ JULIAN JUNIOR MARVIN / DJ QUEEN MAJESTY

In Association with DoNYC
Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS (WORK-IN-PROGRESS EXCERPT) WITH WENDY WHELAN AND MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH/ FILM – RESTLESS CREATURE: “WENDY WHELAN”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE ART OF THE TRANSITION: A CONVERSATION ON NEXT STEPS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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HARLEM 100: MWENSO AND THE SHAKES / BRIANNA THOMAS / VUYO SOTASHE / SPECIAL GUEST FRED WESLEY / JAZZMOBILE PRESENTS: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE

Friday, August 23, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER / RAVI COLTRANE / QUIANA LYNELL / RECLAMATION: CAMILLE THURMAN, NIKARA WARREN AND BRANDEE YOUNGER

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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LA INDIA / CIMAFUNK / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CARL ALLEN’S ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE / GEORGE COLEMAN TRIO / FRED HERSCH / LAKECIA BENJAMIN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

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THE ORIGINALS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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TASH SULTANA

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE GROWLERS

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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MARINA – LOVE + FEAR TOUR

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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BLOC PARTY PERFORMING SILENT ALARM

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE B-52S WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OMD AND BERLIN

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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City Parks Foundation’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Priced Tickets
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series at the Museum of Chinese in America
Aug 24 all-day
The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series at the Museum of Chinese in America @ New York | New York | United States

The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series at the Museum of Chinese in America

Various Dates as indicated below

Links to each respective official page are provided

The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Vinyl Night

Friday, August 2, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Treya Lam

Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Asian American Women In Music with Jay Miners & Fridayends

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Karaoke Night: Sweetest Meats

Friday, August 16, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Stephanie Chou

Tue, August 20, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Experiments in Noise

Friday, August 23, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents Frank Song, Jr.

Sat, August 24, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

14th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island :: June / August 2019
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

14th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island

Saturday & Sunday
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 15 – 16

August 24 – 25

At Colonels Row

Visit this event listing at the Governors Island website PLUS also visit the official website itself right here…

“”Jazz Age Lawn Party, now celebrating its 14th year, is the world’s original and largest prohibition era-inspired gathering. The event started in 2005 as a small gathering on NYC’s Governors Island and has since grown into one of New York City’s most beloved events. This historically sold out event attracts thousands of time travelers each year, who come together to discover the music and zeitgeist of the 1920s. Consistently selected by the New York Times as one of the year’s most memorable events, Jazz Age Lawn Party offers a unique, interactive opportunity to relive one of the most colorful and formative epochs in American history.””

Have a look at these videos posted on Youtube from past celebrations:

WORTH IT?! JAZZ AGE LAWN PARTY ON GOVERNOR’S ISLAND , NEW YORK CITY

Published by Trina & Pierre

Jazz Age Lawn Party is a Gatsby-Era Time Machine

Published by SinoVision 美国中文电视

Governors Island Jazz Age Lawn Party – NYC June 17, 2012

Published by BandsVidToSee

 

 

20th Anniversary Hudson River Park Blues BBQ Festival – 2019
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
20th Anniversary Hudson River Park Blues BBQ Festival - 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

20th Anniversary Blues BBQ Festival – 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019
2:00 – 9:00 pm

Taking place Rain or Shine

Free to Attend

Pier 97 at West 59th Street off the Hudson River on the west side of Manhattan

You’ll get to enjoy barbecue from some local NYC restaurants while live music plays in the air.

Performers scheduled:

2:00 PM – Kevin Burt

3:15 PM – The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir

4:30 PM – AJ Ghent [j-ent]

6:00 PM – Ruthie Foster

7:30 PM – Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe

Be sure to visit the official page for additional details and to learn what restaurants will be participating.

2019 RCTA Summer Concerts Series
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2019 RCTA Summer Concerts Series @ New York | New York | United States

2019 RCTA Summer Concerts Series

Saturdays, June 15 – August 24
(with the exception of July 20)

7:00 – 10:00 pm

The free music offerings on the concert lawn, just north of the Tennis Courts within the Hudson River Greenway, are back again this year.

Visit as well the official page here…

Taking place on Saturday evenings are the following roster of performers.

Concert lawn, north of the courts
96th Street Clay Tennis Courts

Saturday, June 15
Ron McClure – Jazz

Saturday, June 22
Gotham Winds – Classical

Saturday, June 29
Debbie Deane – Sophisticated pop/jazz/blues

Saturday, July 6
Francisco Roldan – Spanish/World

Saturday, July 13
Spud Cannon – New Wave Pop

Saturday, July 20
NO CONCERT DUE TO NYC TRIATHLON

Saturday, July 27
Jacob Varmus – Jazz

Saturday, August 3
Leon & The Peoples – Soul/Reggae

Saturday, August 10
Erin and her Cello – Jazz/Swing/French Pop/Blues & much more

Saturday, August 17
CCB Reggae All-Stars — Reggae

Saturday, August 24
Mimi & the Podd Brothers — Jazz/Blues/Standards

Aug
25
Sun
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 25 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

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Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

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Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

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Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

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Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

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Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

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Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

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Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

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Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

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Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

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Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

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NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar
Aug 25 all-day
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar

NYC City Parks Foundation’s 2019 SummerStage Events Calendar

Please be sure to keep on top of whatever item you might be interested in by visiting the official site to learn about changes in scheduling &/or last minute cancellations and such. Also, the City Parks Foundation, now entering its 30th anniversary, is a non-profit organization which depends on donations as well as through funds gained through memberships offered.

OPENING NIGHT: EMILY KING / DURAND JONES AND THE INDICATIONS / MADISON MCFERRIN / DJ REBORN

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE FAREWELL TOUR 2019: GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC W/ GALACTIC, FISHBONE, DUMPSTAPHUNK & MISS VELVET

Presented by Sony Presents the Blue Note Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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PARQUET COURTS / SACHIKO KANENOBU / ARP / PRINCE OF QUEENS

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KES THE BAND

Tuesday, June 11, 20197:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn

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THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BIG FREEDIA / BATEKOO / MIKEQ X QWEEN BEAT / GINA YASHERE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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DEJOHNETTE – COLTRANE – GARRISON TRIO / BRANDEE YOUNGER

In association with Sony Presents Blue Note Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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JAZZ ON THE CUSP HOSTED BY NATE CHINEN

Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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REVOLUTIONARIES EN POINTE: THE TROCKS CELEBRATE STONEWALL 50

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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SOLD OUT – KHRUANGBIN WITH CONNAN MOCKASIN AND KIKAGAKU MOYO

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: PHAROAHE MONCH AND FRIENDS / MISS MOCHA SUNFLOWER THE RHYTHM GODDESS

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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THE AUSSIE BBQ: A.B. ORIGINAL / HERMITUDE / SAN CISCO / THE TESKEY BROTHERS / TKAY MAIDZA / WAAX

In Association With Sounds Australia, the Australian Consul-General, NY and the Australia Council for the Arts
Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 1:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EVERYDAY PEOPLE & SPECIAL GUESTS

Saturday, June 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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ONLY IN QUEENS FESTIVAL: SHEILA E. / MUSIQ SOULCHILD

Sunday, June 23, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

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FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE: ZDAR FROM CASSIUS / LES NEGRESSES VERTES

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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JESSE ROYAL / KABAKA PYRAMID / MAX GLAZER

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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JAPANESE BREAKFAST / HATCHIE / HOUSE OF NOD

Monday, June 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ALVVAYS/ THE COURTNEYS / ELLIS

In association with the Consulate General of Canada
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BOOT CAMP BBQ: BLACK MOON AND SMIF N WESSUN

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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YOUNG M.A/ FUNK FLEX

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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BUIKA / A-WA / BLICK BASSY / DJ TARA

Sunday, June 30, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MIGHTY SPARROW / CASYM STEEL ORCHESTRA

Friday, July 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11413

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RALPH MCDANIELS SOUL & FUNK JAM FT. BLUE MAGIC AND DJ HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, July 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11414

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TABOU COMBO / LAKOU MIZIK/ DJ SABINE BLAIZIN

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11415

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MR EAZI / EFYA / BLINKY BILL / DJ MAHOGANY

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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XIMENA SARIÑANA/ ILE / NATHY PELUSO

In association with LAMC
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ATERCIOPELADOS / DIAMANTE ELÉCTRICO / DJ DAYANSITA

In association with LAMC
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11101

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A PALO SECO

In association with LAMC
Friday, July 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

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LEÓN GIECO / KEVIN JOHANSEN / EL MATÓ A UN POLICÍA MOTORIZADO / SILVINA MORENO / JUAN INGARAMO

In association with Cosquin Rock and LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11103

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20TH ANNIVERSARY LATIN GRAMMY’S CELEBRATION

In association with LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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AVERY*SUNSHINE

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11104

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FAMILY DAY: RAILROAD EARTH / RANKY TANKY

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MERCE CUNNINGHAM: SUMMERCOOL FEAT STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY/ MELISSA TOOGOOD / CALVIN ROYAL III / A-Y/DANCERS WITH GUEST CURATION BY CATHERINE THARIN

In Association with the Cunningham Centennial Celebrations
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CUNNINGHAM DANCE WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LISA LISA / COVER GIRLS / DJ LUCY EUCLID / VINNIE MEDUGNO (HOST)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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JODY WATLEY / MOBILE MONDAYS!

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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ANA TIJOUX / L’UNICORNS / DJ SHAME HOSTED BY JEN AND MAGIE

In Association with La Isla Bonita
Saturday, July 20, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
Staten Island, NY 10310

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FORCE MDS AND U.M.C’S WITH RED ALERT / DJ XCEL & DJ THRILLA HOSTED BY TARIQ

Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS WITH DINOSAUR JR. AND CATE LE BON

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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GRAND WIZZARD THEODORE & UPTOWN VINYL SUPREME W/ DJ PERLY, THE B.O.O.M. (BRONX ORGANIC ORCHESTRA MELINATED), AND THE BOOGIE DOWN ALL-STARS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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LALO RODRIGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO / DJ LUCHO

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224

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SLICK RICK / DJ CHUCK CHILLOUT

Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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ALCEU VALENÇA / CORDEL DO FOGO ENCANTADO / LABAQ / DJ GRACE KELLY

In Association with Brasil Summerfest
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BRAZIL: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MUSIC TO OVERCOME TIMES OF CRISIS

Saturday, July 27, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE TEDSMOOTH OLDSCHOOL JAM: FREESTYLE EDITION WITH CYNTHIA, LISETTE MELENDEZ, GEORGE LAMOND / DJS EDDIE B SWIFT, G-BO THE PRO, BREAKBEAT LOU & TEDSMOOTH/ HOSTED BY MASTER Z

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Soundview Park
The Bronx, NY 10473

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MAGIC SYSTEM / SMARTY / SELMA UAMUSSE / DJ BIRANE

Sunday, July 28, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLON / DJ KAMALA

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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YOUTH MATINEE: FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Doors open 10:00 am)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, E 71st St, New York, NY 10021

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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SAMINI / EFYA

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE/ WABAFU GARIFUNA DANCE THEATER

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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EPMD 30TH ANNIVERSARY “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” / FUNK FLEX B-DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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TAIWANESE WAVES: WAN FANG / TIZZY BAC / A BAO / 9M88

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CORINNE BAILEY RAE / JOSE JAMES/ DJ NATASHA DIGGS FROM SOUL IN THE HORN

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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WHY AREN’T THERE MORE WOMEN ON FESTIVAL STAGES?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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GUSTER WITH RUBBLEBUCKET

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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CRUMB/ PHONY PPL / PURR

In Association with DoNYC
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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ELISA MONTE DANCE

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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VP RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY: ELEPHANT MAN / JUNIOR REID / ESTELLE / RAGING FYAH

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MOUNTAIN GOATS

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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LILA DOWNS / LIDO PIMIENTA / DJ RIPLEY

Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EDDIE PALMIERI / BABY POWER / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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OMAR / NAKHANE / DJ WILDCAT

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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THE CLARK CENTER 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE: GEORGE FAISON UNIVERSAL DANCE EXPERIENCE / 5PLUS ENSEMBLE / DYANE HARVEY-SALAAM / JUEL D. LANE / AMY HALL GARNER DANCES / HSA DANCE ENSEMBLE

In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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BLACK WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY: IGMAR THOMAS / TALIB KWELI / KEYON HARROLD & SPECIAL GUESTS

In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds
Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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SELENA FOR SANCTUARY: CUCO / AMBAR LUCID / DJ SVANI & THE SANTUARIO HOUSE BAND WITH MUSIC DIRECTION BY ADRIAN QUESADA

Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LA SONORA PONCEÑA / JOSE “EL CANARIO” ALBERTO / DJ LUCHO

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Free
Coney Island
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

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THE WAILERS’ JULIAN JUNIOR MARVIN / DJ QUEEN MAJESTY

In Association with DoNYC
Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS (WORK-IN-PROGRESS EXCERPT) WITH WENDY WHELAN AND MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH/ FILM – RESTLESS CREATURE: “WENDY WHELAN”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE ART OF THE TRANSITION: A CONVERSATION ON NEXT STEPS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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HARLEM 100: MWENSO AND THE SHAKES / BRIANNA THOMAS / VUYO SOTASHE / SPECIAL GUEST FRED WESLEY / JAZZMOBILE PRESENTS: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE

Friday, August 23, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER / RAVI COLTRANE / QUIANA LYNELL / RECLAMATION: CAMILLE THURMAN, NIKARA WARREN AND BRANDEE YOUNGER

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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LA INDIA / CIMAFUNK / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CARL ALLEN’S ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE / GEORGE COLEMAN TRIO / FRED HERSCH / LAKECIA BENJAMIN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

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THE ORIGINALS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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TASH SULTANA

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE GROWLERS

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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MARINA – LOVE + FEAR TOUR

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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BLOC PARTY PERFORMING SILENT ALARM

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE B-52S WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OMD AND BERLIN

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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City Parks Foundation’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Priced Tickets
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

Theater For The New City’s Tenth Annual Dream Up Festival @ Theater for the New City
Aug 25 – Sep 15 all-day

Theater For The New City Sets Its Tenth Annual Dream Up Festival

August 25 – September 15, 2019

All events at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street)

NEW YORK, July 28 — From August 25 to September 15, 2019, Theater for the New City (TNC), under the direction of Crystal Field, Artistic Director, will present its tenth annual Dream Up Festival, a feast of adventurous theater mixing world premieres and New York premieres. It’s an ultimate new work festival dedicated to the joy of discovering new authors and edgy, innovative performances.

The Festival lineup follows below.

Helmed by the theater’s Literary Manager, Michael Scott-Price, the festival offers 27 plays. Audiences will savor the excitement, awe, passion, challenge and intrigue of new plays from around the country. There are two musicals, four plays on the African-American experience, two plays on pregnancy and motherhood, four plays of political content set in the dystopian future, two solo shows and two two-handers. A new translation is offered of Strindberg’s proto-Freudian masterpiece, “The Father.” Critics are invited to all stagings of all plays in the festival.

Theater for the New City has consistently been the most inexpensive theater of its caliber and it continues its commitment to affordable tickets with this festival. Dream Up Festival tickets are $12-$20 for the participating productions.

The festival does not seek out traditional scripts that are presented in a traditional way. It selects works that push new ideas to the forefront, challenge audience expectations and make us question our understanding of how art illuminates the world around us.

Michael Scott-Price (Curator/Festival Director) has directed in New York City at venues including Chashama, Dixon Place and Collective Unconscious. He has written and directed productions that were presented nationally as well as in Canada, Ireland and England. Currently, he is also Curator of TNC’s “New City, New Blood” reading series and “Scratch Night” (works-in-progress). He is Artistic Director of an experimental theater company, Asteroid B612 Theatre Company, which made its debut in the 17th Annual HERE American Living Room Series in August 2006. He has studied at the School of Physical Theatre in London, England, at the Odin Teatret in Hostelbro, Denmark and in the International School Theatre Anthropology (ISTA) in Wroclaw, Poland with Eugenio Barba and company. He is an alumnus of Lincoln Center Theater Director’s Lab. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Theater for the New City.

Theater for the New City (TNC) maintains a distinctive commitment to high artistic values and community service. In an effort to make theater accessible to all, TNC presents an assortment of distinct, exceptional events each year, including the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which celebrates the artistic and cultural diversity of TNC’s Lower East Side community; an annual Village Halloween Ball and an annual summer Street Theater tour that presents a free, live, original musical in thirteen neighborhoods in all five boroughs. Most of these are free of charge to the public.

Theater for the New City is located at 155 First Ave., at East 10th Street.

For tickets, go to: www.dreamupfestival.org. For additional info, call TNC box office at 212-254-1109.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

“ABDICATION!” BY NAYA JAMES
“THE ASSASSINATION OF J.KAISAAR, THE DESTRUCTION OF MARKO T AND KLEOPATRA AND THE RISE OF AUGUSTUS” BY STEPHAN MORROW
“CARRIER PIGEON” BY SKYLAR J. BEIRNE
“THE CHAOS THEORY OF NOW” BY JENNIFER JOY PAWLITSCHEK
“DANGEROUS TO DANCE WITH” BY BILL ROGERS
“EEEEEEEEE” BY EMILY ABRAMS
“THE FATHER” BY AUGUST STRINDBERG, NEWLY TRANSLATED BY ROBERT GREER
“HEDY LAMARR AND FREQUENCY HOPPING” BY DEMETRIA DANIELS
“I KNOW IT WAS THE BLOOD THE TOTALLY TRUE ADVENTURES OF A NEWFANGLED BLACK WOMAN” BY TARA LAKE
“KIRA (REINCARNATION)” BY YUNA SHAPATAVA
“LAME DUCKS” BY ANTHONY FUSCO
“MAKER OF WORLDS” BY WENDY A. SCHMIDT
“THE MATERNITY MONOLOGUES,” BY CATHERINE HIGGINS-MOORE
“ME AND LEE” BY JASON TRACHTENBURG
“PETER IN PIECES” BY ANTONY RAYMOND
“QUILTING THE SUN” BY GRACE CAVALIERI
“REVOLUTIONARY” BY PRASAD PAUL DUFFY
“SAILOR” BY ELLE SUNMAN AND MARIAGRAZIA DE LUCA
“SECOND CHANCE” BY TALIB ANDRE
“SHELTER IN PLACE” BY JENNIE CAMPBELL
“SHIRLEY CHISHOLM, ROBERT E. LEE & ME” BY ASHLEY CHRISTOPHER LEACH
“STILL, BIRTH” BY ROBYNE PARRISH AND COLEY CAMPANY
“THIS IS LIKE THAT” BY MICHAEL SEAN CIRELLI
“TURKEYS GO ON STRIKE: A NEW SATIRICAL MUSICAL” BY ETHAN FELIZARRI
“TWO IS A PRIME NUMBER” BY ANNA WATTS
“WHIPPED” BY HANK H.KIM
“WIFEY” BY SARAH E.

 

“ABDICATION!” BY NAYA JAMES
September 3 at 9:00 PM, September 4:00 at 6:30 PM, September 5 at 9:00 PM, September 6 at 6:30 PM, and September 7 at 8:00 PM (Johnson Theater)

“Abdication!” is a series of three separate stories, each of which takes place in their own realities of the near-future, each story with characters who are grappling with whether to fight for their independence to think and feel, or to give in to simpler and easier life for them in the short run.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Abdication.htm
Buy Tickets: https://abdication.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“THE ASSASSINATION OF J.KAISAAR, THE DESTRUCTION OF MARKO T AND KLEOPATRA AND THE RISE OF AUGUSTUS,” BY STEPHAN MORROW
September 9 at 9:00 PM, September 10 at 6:30, September 11 at 6:30 PM, September 12 at 9:00 PM, September 14 at 2:00 PM, September 15 at 8:00 PM (Johnson Theater)

Stephan Morrow set out to dramatize the unintended consequences of political assassination and out popped an epic fantasy, drawing on Plutarch, Shaw, Shakespeare and other sources. Since power struggles today so resemble Mafia wars, it’s somewhat like “The Sopranos” meets “Mad Max,” written in uber-contemporary language with vestiges of the Bard. The theme is that political assassination can have unintended consequences and should be considered as the least effective solution to political conflict if a free citizenry is valued above all else. The irony of history, you see, is that the democratic impulse to save the Roman republic by unseating Julius Caesar ushered in the age of Octavius, who governed so well that his system of authoritarianism lasted over 200 years, creating a heyday of empire.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/assassination_of_JKaisaar.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4294683

 

“CARRIER PIGEON” BY SKYLAR J. BEIRNE
August 25 at 8:00 PM, August 26 at 6:30 PM, August 27 at 9:00 PM, August 28 at 9:00 PM, August 29 at 6:30 PM, August 31 at 2:00 PM (Cabaret Theater)

An agoraphobic mass shooting survivor must choose between her shut-in lifestyle and a life where she can do more than survive with the development of her sister’s wedding, the return of her father’s terminal illness and her relationship with a mysterious man that she communicates with via a carrier pigeon.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Carrier_Pigeon.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4294756

 

“THE CHAOS THEORY OF NOW” BY JENNIFER JOY PAWLITSCHEK
September at 2:00 PM, September 9 at 6:30 PM, September 11 at 9:00 PM, September 12 at 6:30 PM, September 13 at 6:30 PM, September 14 at 5:00 PM, September 15 at 5:00 PM (Cabaret Theater)

Science nerd Jennifer Joy Pawlitschek uses chaos theory to envision what her alternate selves might have been: a Trump-voting farm wife, a liberal rural politician, an Evangelical homeschooling mom and a teen punk Antifa activist. Inspired in part by her own Trump-loving farm family, Jennifer reveals how America got to this point – and what’s next.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Chaos_Theory_Of_Now.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4296869

 

“DANGEROUS TO DANCE WITH” BY BILL ROGERS
August 30 at 9:00 PM, September 1 at 8 PM, September 2 at 6:30 PM, September 4 at 9:00 PM, and September 5 at 6:30 PM (Johnson Theater)

The guests of a brilliant yet paranoid playwright are forced to put up with his verbal abuse as he manipulates them like characters in one of his plays. “Dangerous to Dance With” is a dark comedy about greed, deception and taking things way too far.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Dangerous_to_Dance_With.htm
Buy Tickets: https://dangeroustodancewith.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“EEEEEEEEE” BY EMILY ABRAMS
August 25 at 8:00 PM, August 26 at 9:00 PM, August 27 at 6:30 PM, August 28 at 9:00 PM, August 29 at 9:00 PM. (Community Theater)

Is celebrity worship, in itself, Theater of the Ridiculous? “EEEEEEEEE,” written and directed by Emily Abrams, would have you think so. Emilia, Emily, Emmy and Eleanor belong to polyamorous cult that praises Ellen DeGeneres as its god, but are set on their collective heads when their idol rejects them. The piece, performed in Playhouse of the Ridiculous style, holds a mirror up to the crazyness we tolerate in TV culture and the celebrity racket..

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/EEEEEEEEE.htm
Buy Tickets: https://eeeeeeee.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“THE FATHER” BY AUGUST STRINDBERG, NEWLY TRANSLATED BY ROBERT GREER
August 25 at 8:00 PM, August 27 at 9:00 PM, August 28 at 6:30 PM, August 31 at 5:00 PM, September 1 at 2:00 PM, September 2 at 9:00 PM. (Johnson Theater)

The Dream Up Festival offers Robert Greer’s brand new translation of Strindberg’s 1887 tragedy, in which a wife uses her erotic influence over her doctor and her readiness to claim that her family lawyer is her child’s father to drive her husband into madness. The play offers a proto-Freudian explanation of the unreasonable hatred that can exist between husbands and wives. Greer’s translation mines the hidden sexual meanings in the original Swedish dialogue (bowdlerized in many translations) that seem to drive the play.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Father.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298658

 

“HEDY LAMARR AND FREQUENCY HOPPING” BY DEMETRIA DANIELS
September 9 at 9:00 PM, September 11 at 6:30 PM, September 13 at 9:00 PM, September 14 at 2:00 PM, September 15 at 2:00 PM (Cabaret Theater)

A bioplay about the famed film and TV actress who co-invented a technology that might have contributed to victory in World War II, but whose life was marred by bad marriages and the decline of her Hollywood career in the 1950s.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/HedyLamarr.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298672

 

“I KNOW IT WAS THE BLOOD THE TOTALLY TRUE ADVENTURES OF A NEWFANGLED BLACK WOMAN” BY TARA LAKE
August 25 at 2 PM, August 26 at 9 PM, August 27 at 6:30 PM, August 30 at 6:30 PM, September 1 at 5 PM (Cabaret Theater)

An autobiographical, one woman coming-of-age story written and performed by Tara Lake about being raised by a Southern family which has relocated to the North. Ultimately, it portrays an African American woman who is proud to construct her own identity, defying the limiting stereotypes and enforced roles of race, gender, sexuality and class.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/I_Know_It_Was_The_Blood.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298683

 

“KIRA (REINCARNATION)” BY YUNA SHAPATAVA
August 25 at 5:00 PM, August 30 at 6:30 PM (Cabaret Theater)

In “KIRA (Reincarnation),” an ephemeral woman and a man (both immortal) experience the reincarnation of their physical love into eternity. Yuna Shapatava (an A-list actress in Georgia, now living in NYC) and George Megrelishvili (a Georgian-born actor and film director) play the lovers. Directed by Shapatava.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/KIRA_Reincarnation.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298694

 

“LAME DUCKS” BY ANTHONY FUSCO
September 4 at 9:00 PM, September 6 at 6:30 PM, September 8 at 8:00 PM, September 10 at 9:00 PM, September 12 at 9 PM. September 15 at 8:00 PM (Cabaret Theater)

How much do you know about your roommate? Do you know what kind of person he is when he stands in front of you? “Lame Ducks,” a psycho thriller written and directed by Anthony Fusco, addresses this conundrum in a dark contemporary drama.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Lame_Ducks.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298715

 

“MAKER OF WORLDS” BY WENDY A. SCHMIDT
September 2 at 6:30 PM, September 3 at 9:00 PM, September 4 at 6:30 PM, September 5 at 6:30 PM, September 6 at 9:00 PM, September 7 at 5:00 PM (Cabaret Theater)

In a play crookedly inspired by You Tube’s how-to videos one woman, part Judeo-Christian god and part Martha Stewart, creates the world and threatens to destroy it using the few items on stage. She also plays other deities, her husband and Jim Morrison in a play about creativity, capitalism and the divine in all of us. Performed by Amy Gorelow, directed by Jeri Frederickson.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Maker_of_Worlds.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298865

 

“THE MATERNITY MONOLOGUES,” WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY CATHERINE HIGGINS-MOORE
September 5 at 9 PM, September 7 at 5 PM, September 8 at 5 PM, September 11 at 9 PM, September 12 at 6:30 PM (Community Theater)

Built upon interview transcripts of real women, “The Maternity Monologues” seeks to demystify the experiences of pregnancy, birth and motherhood with an honest depiction of how these women feel about their changing bodies, their physical and mental health, and their romantic relationships. Cast of four. Catherine Higgins-Moore is an Northern Irish-born writer now based in Tribeca. She was commended in BBC’s International Playwriting Award 2018 and nominated for Harper Collins’ Comedy Women in Print Prize. She writes for The Times Literary Supplement, is founding editor of The Irish LiteraryReview and is one of the sifter judges of BBC’s National Short Story Award.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/MaternityMonologues.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298875

 

“ME AND LEE” BY JASON TRACHTENBURG
September 15 at 5:00 PM (Johnson Theater)

A musical theater account of the supposed romance of Lee Harvey Oswald and teen science whiz Judyth Vary Baker in the runup to the JFK assasination.With seven original songs and an all-Star Downtown cast and band.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/ME_and_LEE.htm
Buy Tickets: https://meandlee.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“PETER IN PIECES” BY ANTONY RAYMOND
September 8 at 5:00 PM, September 10 at 9:00 PM, September 12 at 6:30 PM, September 13 at 9:00 PM, September 14 at 5:00 PM (Johnson Theater)

A dark comedy about the life and relationships of a New York actor who is always desperate to get laid. It causes his demise.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Peter_In_Pieces.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298890

 

“QUILTING THE SUN” BY GRACE CAVALIERI
September 3 at 6:30 PM, September 6 at 9:00 PM, September 7 at 5 PM, September 8 at 8:00 PM, September 9 at 6:30 PM, September 11 at 9 PM. (Johnson Theater)

A play about the life and work of Harriet Powers, a former slave and artist whose Bible quilt now hangs in the Smithsonian Institution. A play about finding genius in undiscovered places. Harriet Powers’s quilts are said to be closer in appearance to Picasso’s work than to the story quilts of the post-Civil War South. Written by Grace Caballeri and directed by Shela Xoregos.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/quilting_the_sun.pdf
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4298905

 

“REVOLUTIONARY” BY PRASAD PAUL DUFFY
September 5 at 6:30 PM, September 9 at 9:00 PM, September 11 at 6:30 PM, September 13 at 9:00 PM, September 14 at 5:00 PM, September 15 at 8:00 PM (Community Theater)

“REVOLUTIONARY” is a futuristic musical about young, homeless musicians who become entangled in a revolution against fascism. Written and directed by Prasad Paul Duffy, with music and lyrics by Theo Grace, it is set in and around a graffiti filled apocalyptic version of Washington Square Park.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/REVOLUTIONARY.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299569

 

“SAILOR” BY ELLE SUNMAN AND MARIAGRAZIA DE LUCA
August 25 at 5PM, August 26 at 6:30PM, August 29 at 6:30PM, August 30 at 6:30PM, August 31 at 2PM (Johnson Theater)

“Sailor” is a love story between Sofi, an Italian middle aged woman pursuing a dream of publishing a novel, and Juan, a young Mexican ex-gangster turned dishwasher. They meet in the kitchen of a New York City restaurant. As they chase their particular American dream, their worlds collide. The play speaks of work, fatigue and surviving in a city where dreams can easily fall apart.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Sailor.htm
Buy Tickets: https://sailor.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“SECOND CHANCE” BY TALIB ANDRE
August 28 at 6:30 PM, August 29 at 6:30 PM, August 30 at 9 PM, August 31 at 2 PM, September 1 at 2 PM (Community Theater)

A living couple renews their wedding vows in hopes of infusing their marriage with a bit of romance, and a deceased couple are sent to Earth by God to show that there is still love in the world. A play about overcoming misgivings and reinvigorating your marriage.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Second_Chance.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299600

 

“SHELTER IN PLACE” BY JENNIE CAMPBELL
August 25 at 5:00 PM, August 31 at 8:00 PM, September 7 at 8:00 PM, September 10 at 6:30 PM, September 14 at 8:00 PM. (Cabaret Theater)

What do you do when an emergency alarm appears on your phone? “Shelter In Place” written by Jennie Campbell and directed by Christopher Busch, explores a fictional moment when five people, working in an office, suddenly receive an emergency alert comes over the loudspeaker. At that point, everybody panics. The play explores their journey through fright, denial, problem-solving, blaming, intellectualizing and all the other reactions to natural shocks that flesh is heir to.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Shelter_In_Place.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299611

 

“SHIRLEY CHISHOLM, ROBERT E. LEE & ME” BY ASHLEY CHRISTOPHER LEACH
September 1 at 2:00 PM, September 2 at 9:00 PM, September 3 at 6:30 PM, September 5 at 9:00 PM, September 7 at 2:00 PM (Cabaret Theater)

A solo performance that aims to demonstrate how Americans can find common ground on issues that divide them. As one statue goes up, another statue is torn down. The play seeks to demonstrate how both Chisholm and Lee transcended the constraints of their time and made unpopular decisions that spoke to their humanity rather than the contemporary ideologies they commonly represent.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Shirley_Chisholm_RobertELee_and_Me.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299684

 

“STILL, BIRTH” BY ROBYNE PARRISH AND COLEY CAMPANY
August 28 at 6:30 PM, August 29 at 9 PM, August 30 at 9 PM, August 31 at 5 PM, September 1 at 8 PM

“Still, Birth” follows two women dealing with different types of pregnancy loss but who, with the help of loved ones, are able to move past this tragedy that other women like them struggle with.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Still_Birth.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299720

 

“THIS IS LIKE THAT” BY MICHAEL SEAN CIRELLI
August 31 at 8:00 PM, September 1 at :005 PM, September 2 at 6:30 PM, September 3 at :009 PM, September 4 at 6:30 PM (Johnson Theater)

A man enters his own dream of teaching his class about the meaning we as humans assign to everyday words, while also initially struggling to explain this concept. The show is for people who have the experience of knowing what they say but still feel misunderstood.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/ThisIsLikeThat.htm
Buy Tickets: https://thisislikethatworld.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“TURKEYS GO ON STRIKE: A NEW SATIRICAL MUSICAL” BY ETHAN FELIZARRI
August 25 at 2:00 pm, August 26 at 9:00 PM, August 27 at 6:30pm, August 28 at 9:00 PM, August 29 at 9:00 pm, August 31 at 8:00 pm, September 1 at 5:00 pm (Johnson Theater)

A young turkey who feels that his town’s local government has been taken over by corrupt politicians fights alongside the rest of his flock against brutality and oppression by searching for the truth. A new satirical musical with a score consisting of Hip-Hop, 60’s Doo-Wop, Tango and more.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/TurkeyGoOnStrike.htm
Buy Tickets: https://turkeysgoonstrike.brownpapertickets.com/

 

“TWO IS A PRIME NUMBER” BY ANNA WATTS
August 25 at 2:00 PM, August 26 at 6:30 PM, August 27 at 9:00 PM, August 31 at 5:00 PM, September 1 at 8:00 PM

Two people come together over their interest in kick-boxing. As their careers draw them further apart and they begin to fight more often, the pair must decide whether or not they are truly right for each other. “Two is a Prime Number” uses poetry, movement, and workout reenactments to tell a universal love story about what it means to fall in love.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/TwoisPrimeNumber.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299763

 

“WHIPPED” BY HANK H. KIM
September 2 at 9:00 PM, September 3 at 6:00 PM, September 4 at 9:00 PM, September 6 at 9:00 PM, September 7 at 8:00 PM, September 8 at 8:00PM. (Community Theater)

In a dystopian future, a struggling couple with some uncomfortable secrets are visited by Whip, a senior government case officer for the newly minted Department of Personal Responsibility and Rectitude, who is charged with helping them get their financial troubles in order. Whip, an Asian-American with an English accent, is not the devoted, squeaky clean official that he’s cracked up to be. This black comedy/psychological thriller explores tyranny and oppression using dark humor and thriller aspects, satirizing how our ideal of government by, of and for the people is all too often just an empty slogan.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/Whipped.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299775

 

“WIFEY” BY SARAH E.
September 8 at 2:00 PM, September 10 at 9:00 PM, September 12 at 9:00 PM, September 14 at 2:00 PM, September 15 at 2:00 PM (Community Theater)

“WIFEY” is a series of scenes and testimonial monologues exploring what it means to be and become a “wife” in Trump’s America. Structured as a series of vignettes, this show blends intimate drama, free verse, experimental movement, and nuanced lighting to tell a story that spans decades.

Complete info: http://www.jsnyc.com/season/dreamup_2019/WIFEY.htm
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4299808

 

 

14th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island :: June / August 2019
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

14th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island

Saturday & Sunday
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 15 – 16

August 24 – 25

At Colonels Row

Visit this event listing at the Governors Island website PLUS also visit the official website itself right here…

“”Jazz Age Lawn Party, now celebrating its 14th year, is the world’s original and largest prohibition era-inspired gathering. The event started in 2005 as a small gathering on NYC’s Governors Island and has since grown into one of New York City’s most beloved events. This historically sold out event attracts thousands of time travelers each year, who come together to discover the music and zeitgeist of the 1920s. Consistently selected by the New York Times as one of the year’s most memorable events, Jazz Age Lawn Party offers a unique, interactive opportunity to relive one of the most colorful and formative epochs in American history.””

Have a look at these videos posted on Youtube from past celebrations:

WORTH IT?! JAZZ AGE LAWN PARTY ON GOVERNOR’S ISLAND , NEW YORK CITY

Published by Trina & Pierre

Jazz Age Lawn Party is a Gatsby-Era Time Machine

Published by SinoVision 美国中文电视

Governors Island Jazz Age Lawn Party – NYC June 17, 2012

Published by BandsVidToSee

 

 

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2019
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2019

Sundays, June 16 – September 1, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Taking place at the northernmost end of Central Park by the Harlem Meer’s Charles A. Dana Discovery Center. For reference sake, nearby would be 110th Street as well as the 2 & 3 train lines.

Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet Company 

Sunday, June 16

World Music & Dance

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Son Del Monte

Sunday, June 23

Charanga/ Conjunto sound y Algo Mas

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The Ray Blue Ensemble

Sunday, June 30

Jazz & Blues

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Jones Family Gospel Ensemble

Sunday, July 7

Gospel

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Uptown Dance Academy

Sunday, July 14

Harlem Dance Company and Youth

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Litvakus featuring Zisl Slepovitch

Sunday, July 21

Klezmer/Yiddish

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Takuya Kuroda

Sunday, July 28

Afro Jazz

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Mandingo Ambassadors

Sunday, August 4

African

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Kaisokah USA Moko Jumbie featuring Bloodline

Sunday, August 11

Afro-Caribbean Dance Theater

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Despers USA Steel Orchestra

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Caribbean / Hip Hop

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Lost Soul Found

Sunday, August 25

R&B/Funk/Soul

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Johnny Rodriguez “Dream Team”

Sunday, September 1

New York Salsa

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Have a look at these videos featuring past performances:

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Sounds of Deliverance Gospel

Published by newyorkvideos on youtube

 

Stew Cutler’s Family Band at The Harlem Meer Performance Festival

Published by MrYoungandretired on Youtube

 

VR180 3D – Harlem Meer – Dance Performance – June 24, 2018

Published by John Chu on Youtube

Viva Voce Musical Ensemble Free Performances in Staten Island’s High Rock Park in August 2019
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Viva Voce Musical Ensemble Free Performances in Staten Island's High Rock Park in August 2019 @ New York | United States

Free Concerts Under the Trees in High Rock Park with Viva Voce Musical Ensemble

At High Rock Gate in High Rock Park, Staten Island

Taking place on Sundays in August, 2019

Taking place 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Information comes courtesy of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

Sunday, August 4:
Viva Voce Brass (with world premieres by Howard Fox, Michael Sirotta, and George Poppe)

Sunday, August 11:
High Rock Stock (think Woodstock!) with Viva Voce Chorus and guests (including sing-a-longs!)

Sunday, August 18:
Viva Voce Little Big Band

Sunday, August 25:
Viva Voce Winds

Aug
26
Mon
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 26 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

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Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

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Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

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Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

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Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

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Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

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Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

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Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

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Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

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Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

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Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

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Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Aug 26 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC

Aug
27
Tue
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 27 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

+++

Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

+++

Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

+++

Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

+++

Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

+++

Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

+++

Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

+++

Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

+++

Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

+++

Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

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Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

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NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar
Aug 27 all-day
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar

NYC City Parks Foundation’s 2019 SummerStage Events Calendar

Please be sure to keep on top of whatever item you might be interested in by visiting the official site to learn about changes in scheduling &/or last minute cancellations and such. Also, the City Parks Foundation, now entering its 30th anniversary, is a non-profit organization which depends on donations as well as through funds gained through memberships offered.

OPENING NIGHT: EMILY KING / DURAND JONES AND THE INDICATIONS / MADISON MCFERRIN / DJ REBORN

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE FAREWELL TOUR 2019: GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC W/ GALACTIC, FISHBONE, DUMPSTAPHUNK & MISS VELVET

Presented by Sony Presents the Blue Note Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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PARQUET COURTS / SACHIKO KANENOBU / ARP / PRINCE OF QUEENS

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KES THE BAND

Tuesday, June 11, 20197:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn

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THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BIG FREEDIA / BATEKOO / MIKEQ X QWEEN BEAT / GINA YASHERE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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DEJOHNETTE – COLTRANE – GARRISON TRIO / BRANDEE YOUNGER

In association with Sony Presents Blue Note Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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JAZZ ON THE CUSP HOSTED BY NATE CHINEN

Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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REVOLUTIONARIES EN POINTE: THE TROCKS CELEBRATE STONEWALL 50

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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SOLD OUT – KHRUANGBIN WITH CONNAN MOCKASIN AND KIKAGAKU MOYO

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: PHAROAHE MONCH AND FRIENDS / MISS MOCHA SUNFLOWER THE RHYTHM GODDESS

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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THE AUSSIE BBQ: A.B. ORIGINAL / HERMITUDE / SAN CISCO / THE TESKEY BROTHERS / TKAY MAIDZA / WAAX

In Association With Sounds Australia, the Australian Consul-General, NY and the Australia Council for the Arts
Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 1:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EVERYDAY PEOPLE & SPECIAL GUESTS

Saturday, June 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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ONLY IN QUEENS FESTIVAL: SHEILA E. / MUSIQ SOULCHILD

Sunday, June 23, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

~~~

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE: ZDAR FROM CASSIUS / LES NEGRESSES VERTES

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JESSE ROYAL / KABAKA PYRAMID / MAX GLAZER

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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JAPANESE BREAKFAST / HATCHIE / HOUSE OF NOD

Monday, June 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ALVVAYS/ THE COURTNEYS / ELLIS

In association with the Consulate General of Canada
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BOOT CAMP BBQ: BLACK MOON AND SMIF N WESSUN

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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YOUNG M.A/ FUNK FLEX

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

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JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

BUIKA / A-WA / BLICK BASSY / DJ TARA

Sunday, June 30, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MIGHTY SPARROW / CASYM STEEL ORCHESTRA

Friday, July 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11413

~~~

RALPH MCDANIELS SOUL & FUNK JAM FT. BLUE MAGIC AND DJ HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, July 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11414

~~~

TABOU COMBO / LAKOU MIZIK/ DJ SABINE BLAIZIN

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11415

~~~

MR EAZI / EFYA / BLINKY BILL / DJ MAHOGANY

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

XIMENA SARIÑANA/ ILE / NATHY PELUSO

In association with LAMC
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ATERCIOPELADOS / DIAMANTE ELÉCTRICO / DJ DAYANSITA

In association with LAMC
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

A PALO SECO

In association with LAMC
Friday, July 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

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LEÓN GIECO / KEVIN JOHANSEN / EL MATÓ A UN POLICÍA MOTORIZADO / SILVINA MORENO / JUAN INGARAMO

In association with Cosquin Rock and LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11103

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY LATIN GRAMMY’S CELEBRATION

In association with LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

AVERY*SUNSHINE

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11104

~~~

FAMILY DAY: RAILROAD EARTH / RANKY TANKY

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MERCE CUNNINGHAM: SUMMERCOOL FEAT STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY/ MELISSA TOOGOOD / CALVIN ROYAL III / A-Y/DANCERS WITH GUEST CURATION BY CATHERINE THARIN

In Association with the Cunningham Centennial Celebrations
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CUNNINGHAM DANCE WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LISA LISA / COVER GIRLS / DJ LUCY EUCLID / VINNIE MEDUGNO (HOST)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

JODY WATLEY / MOBILE MONDAYS!

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

ANA TIJOUX / L’UNICORNS / DJ SHAME HOSTED BY JEN AND MAGIE

In Association with La Isla Bonita
Saturday, July 20, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

FORCE MDS AND U.M.C’S WITH RED ALERT / DJ XCEL & DJ THRILLA HOSTED BY TARIQ

Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS WITH DINOSAUR JR. AND CATE LE BON

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

GRAND WIZZARD THEODORE & UPTOWN VINYL SUPREME W/ DJ PERLY, THE B.O.O.M. (BRONX ORGANIC ORCHESTRA MELINATED), AND THE BOOGIE DOWN ALL-STARS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

LALO RODRIGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO / DJ LUCHO

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

FELA! THE CONCERT

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224

~~~

SLICK RICK / DJ CHUCK CHILLOUT

Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

ALCEU VALENÇA / CORDEL DO FOGO ENCANTADO / LABAQ / DJ GRACE KELLY

In Association with Brasil Summerfest
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BRAZIL: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MUSIC TO OVERCOME TIMES OF CRISIS

Saturday, July 27, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

THE TEDSMOOTH OLDSCHOOL JAM: FREESTYLE EDITION WITH CYNTHIA, LISETTE MELENDEZ, GEORGE LAMOND / DJS EDDIE B SWIFT, G-BO THE PRO, BREAKBEAT LOU & TEDSMOOTH/ HOSTED BY MASTER Z

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Soundview Park
The Bronx, NY 10473

~~~

MAGIC SYSTEM / SMARTY / SELMA UAMUSSE / DJ BIRANE

Sunday, July 28, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLON / DJ KAMALA

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

YOUTH MATINEE: FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Doors open 10:00 am)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, E 71st St, New York, NY 10021

~~~

FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

SAMINI / EFYA

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE/ WABAFU GARIFUNA DANCE THEATER

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

EPMD 30TH ANNIVERSARY “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” / FUNK FLEX B-DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

TAIWANESE WAVES: WAN FANG / TIZZY BAC / A BAO / 9M88

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CORINNE BAILEY RAE / JOSE JAMES/ DJ NATASHA DIGGS FROM SOUL IN THE HORN

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

WHY AREN’T THERE MORE WOMEN ON FESTIVAL STAGES?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

GUSTER WITH RUBBLEBUCKET

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

CRUMB/ PHONY PPL / PURR

In Association with DoNYC
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

ELISA MONTE DANCE

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

VP RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY: ELEPHANT MAN / JUNIOR REID / ESTELLE / RAGING FYAH

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MOUNTAIN GOATS

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

LILA DOWNS / LIDO PIMIENTA / DJ RIPLEY

Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

EDDIE PALMIERI / BABY POWER / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

OMAR / NAKHANE / DJ WILDCAT

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

THE CLARK CENTER 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE: GEORGE FAISON UNIVERSAL DANCE EXPERIENCE / 5PLUS ENSEMBLE / DYANE HARVEY-SALAAM / JUEL D. LANE / AMY HALL GARNER DANCES / HSA DANCE ENSEMBLE

In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

BLACK WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY: IGMAR THOMAS / TALIB KWELI / KEYON HARROLD & SPECIAL GUESTS

In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds
Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

SELENA FOR SANCTUARY: CUCO / AMBAR LUCID / DJ SVANI & THE SANTUARIO HOUSE BAND WITH MUSIC DIRECTION BY ADRIAN QUESADA

Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LA SONORA PONCEÑA / JOSE “EL CANARIO” ALBERTO / DJ LUCHO

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Free
Coney Island
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

~~~

THE WAILERS’ JULIAN JUNIOR MARVIN / DJ QUEEN MAJESTY

In Association with DoNYC
Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS (WORK-IN-PROGRESS EXCERPT) WITH WENDY WHELAN AND MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH/ FILM – RESTLESS CREATURE: “WENDY WHELAN”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

THE ART OF THE TRANSITION: A CONVERSATION ON NEXT STEPS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

HARLEM 100: MWENSO AND THE SHAKES / BRIANNA THOMAS / VUYO SOTASHE / SPECIAL GUEST FRED WESLEY / JAZZMOBILE PRESENTS: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE

Friday, August 23, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER / RAVI COLTRANE / QUIANA LYNELL / RECLAMATION: CAMILLE THURMAN, NIKARA WARREN AND BRANDEE YOUNGER

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

LA INDIA / CIMAFUNK / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CARL ALLEN’S ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE / GEORGE COLEMAN TRIO / FRED HERSCH / LAKECIA BENJAMIN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

~~~

THE ORIGINALS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

TASH SULTANA

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

THE GROWLERS

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

MARINA – LOVE + FEAR TOUR

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

BLOC PARTY PERFORMING SILENT ALARM

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE B-52S WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OMD AND BERLIN

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

City Parks Foundation’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Priced Tickets
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

Aug
28
Wed
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 28 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

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Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

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Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

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Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

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Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

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Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

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Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

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Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

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Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

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Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

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Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

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NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar
Aug 28 all-day
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar

NYC City Parks Foundation’s 2019 SummerStage Events Calendar

Please be sure to keep on top of whatever item you might be interested in by visiting the official site to learn about changes in scheduling &/or last minute cancellations and such. Also, the City Parks Foundation, now entering its 30th anniversary, is a non-profit organization which depends on donations as well as through funds gained through memberships offered.

OPENING NIGHT: EMILY KING / DURAND JONES AND THE INDICATIONS / MADISON MCFERRIN / DJ REBORN

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE FAREWELL TOUR 2019: GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC W/ GALACTIC, FISHBONE, DUMPSTAPHUNK & MISS VELVET

Presented by Sony Presents the Blue Note Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

PARQUET COURTS / SACHIKO KANENOBU / ARP / PRINCE OF QUEENS

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

KES THE BAND

Tuesday, June 11, 20197:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn

~~~

THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BIG FREEDIA / BATEKOO / MIKEQ X QWEEN BEAT / GINA YASHERE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

DEJOHNETTE – COLTRANE – GARRISON TRIO / BRANDEE YOUNGER

In association with Sony Presents Blue Note Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JAZZ ON THE CUSP HOSTED BY NATE CHINEN

Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

REVOLUTIONARIES EN POINTE: THE TROCKS CELEBRATE STONEWALL 50

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

SOLD OUT – KHRUANGBIN WITH CONNAN MOCKASIN AND KIKAGAKU MOYO

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: PHAROAHE MONCH AND FRIENDS / MISS MOCHA SUNFLOWER THE RHYTHM GODDESS

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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THE AUSSIE BBQ: A.B. ORIGINAL / HERMITUDE / SAN CISCO / THE TESKEY BROTHERS / TKAY MAIDZA / WAAX

In Association With Sounds Australia, the Australian Consul-General, NY and the Australia Council for the Arts
Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 1:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

EVERYDAY PEOPLE & SPECIAL GUESTS

Saturday, June 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

ONLY IN QUEENS FESTIVAL: SHEILA E. / MUSIQ SOULCHILD

Sunday, June 23, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

~~~

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE: ZDAR FROM CASSIUS / LES NEGRESSES VERTES

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JESSE ROYAL / KABAKA PYRAMID / MAX GLAZER

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

JAPANESE BREAKFAST / HATCHIE / HOUSE OF NOD

Monday, June 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ALVVAYS/ THE COURTNEYS / ELLIS

In association with the Consulate General of Canada
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BOOT CAMP BBQ: BLACK MOON AND SMIF N WESSUN

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

YOUNG M.A/ FUNK FLEX

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

BUIKA / A-WA / BLICK BASSY / DJ TARA

Sunday, June 30, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MIGHTY SPARROW / CASYM STEEL ORCHESTRA

Friday, July 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11413

~~~

RALPH MCDANIELS SOUL & FUNK JAM FT. BLUE MAGIC AND DJ HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, July 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11414

~~~

TABOU COMBO / LAKOU MIZIK/ DJ SABINE BLAIZIN

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11415

~~~

MR EAZI / EFYA / BLINKY BILL / DJ MAHOGANY

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

XIMENA SARIÑANA/ ILE / NATHY PELUSO

In association with LAMC
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ATERCIOPELADOS / DIAMANTE ELÉCTRICO / DJ DAYANSITA

In association with LAMC
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

A PALO SECO

In association with LAMC
Friday, July 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

LEÓN GIECO / KEVIN JOHANSEN / EL MATÓ A UN POLICÍA MOTORIZADO / SILVINA MORENO / JUAN INGARAMO

In association with Cosquin Rock and LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11103

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY LATIN GRAMMY’S CELEBRATION

In association with LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

AVERY*SUNSHINE

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11104

~~~

FAMILY DAY: RAILROAD EARTH / RANKY TANKY

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MERCE CUNNINGHAM: SUMMERCOOL FEAT STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY/ MELISSA TOOGOOD / CALVIN ROYAL III / A-Y/DANCERS WITH GUEST CURATION BY CATHERINE THARIN

In Association with the Cunningham Centennial Celebrations
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CUNNINGHAM DANCE WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LISA LISA / COVER GIRLS / DJ LUCY EUCLID / VINNIE MEDUGNO (HOST)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

JODY WATLEY / MOBILE MONDAYS!

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

ANA TIJOUX / L’UNICORNS / DJ SHAME HOSTED BY JEN AND MAGIE

In Association with La Isla Bonita
Saturday, July 20, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

FORCE MDS AND U.M.C’S WITH RED ALERT / DJ XCEL & DJ THRILLA HOSTED BY TARIQ

Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

~~~

KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS WITH DINOSAUR JR. AND CATE LE BON

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

GRAND WIZZARD THEODORE & UPTOWN VINYL SUPREME W/ DJ PERLY, THE B.O.O.M. (BRONX ORGANIC ORCHESTRA MELINATED), AND THE BOOGIE DOWN ALL-STARS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

LALO RODRIGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO / DJ LUCHO

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

FELA! THE CONCERT

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224

~~~

SLICK RICK / DJ CHUCK CHILLOUT

Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

~~~

ALCEU VALENÇA / CORDEL DO FOGO ENCANTADO / LABAQ / DJ GRACE KELLY

In Association with Brasil Summerfest
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BRAZIL: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MUSIC TO OVERCOME TIMES OF CRISIS

Saturday, July 27, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

THE TEDSMOOTH OLDSCHOOL JAM: FREESTYLE EDITION WITH CYNTHIA, LISETTE MELENDEZ, GEORGE LAMOND / DJS EDDIE B SWIFT, G-BO THE PRO, BREAKBEAT LOU & TEDSMOOTH/ HOSTED BY MASTER Z

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Soundview Park
The Bronx, NY 10473

~~~

MAGIC SYSTEM / SMARTY / SELMA UAMUSSE / DJ BIRANE

Sunday, July 28, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLON / DJ KAMALA

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

YOUTH MATINEE: FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Doors open 10:00 am)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, E 71st St, New York, NY 10021

~~~

FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

SAMINI / EFYA

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE/ WABAFU GARIFUNA DANCE THEATER

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

EPMD 30TH ANNIVERSARY “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” / FUNK FLEX B-DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

~~~

TAIWANESE WAVES: WAN FANG / TIZZY BAC / A BAO / 9M88

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CORINNE BAILEY RAE / JOSE JAMES/ DJ NATASHA DIGGS FROM SOUL IN THE HORN

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

WHY AREN’T THERE MORE WOMEN ON FESTIVAL STAGES?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

GUSTER WITH RUBBLEBUCKET

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

CRUMB/ PHONY PPL / PURR

In Association with DoNYC
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

ELISA MONTE DANCE

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

VP RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY: ELEPHANT MAN / JUNIOR REID / ESTELLE / RAGING FYAH

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MOUNTAIN GOATS

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

LILA DOWNS / LIDO PIMIENTA / DJ RIPLEY

Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

EDDIE PALMIERI / BABY POWER / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

~~~

OMAR / NAKHANE / DJ WILDCAT

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

THE CLARK CENTER 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE: GEORGE FAISON UNIVERSAL DANCE EXPERIENCE / 5PLUS ENSEMBLE / DYANE HARVEY-SALAAM / JUEL D. LANE / AMY HALL GARNER DANCES / HSA DANCE ENSEMBLE

In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

BLACK WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY: IGMAR THOMAS / TALIB KWELI / KEYON HARROLD & SPECIAL GUESTS

In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds
Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

SELENA FOR SANCTUARY: CUCO / AMBAR LUCID / DJ SVANI & THE SANTUARIO HOUSE BAND WITH MUSIC DIRECTION BY ADRIAN QUESADA

Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LA SONORA PONCEÑA / JOSE “EL CANARIO” ALBERTO / DJ LUCHO

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Free
Coney Island
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

~~~

THE WAILERS’ JULIAN JUNIOR MARVIN / DJ QUEEN MAJESTY

In Association with DoNYC
Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS (WORK-IN-PROGRESS EXCERPT) WITH WENDY WHELAN AND MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH/ FILM – RESTLESS CREATURE: “WENDY WHELAN”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

THE ART OF THE TRANSITION: A CONVERSATION ON NEXT STEPS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

HARLEM 100: MWENSO AND THE SHAKES / BRIANNA THOMAS / VUYO SOTASHE / SPECIAL GUEST FRED WESLEY / JAZZMOBILE PRESENTS: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE

Friday, August 23, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER / RAVI COLTRANE / QUIANA LYNELL / RECLAMATION: CAMILLE THURMAN, NIKARA WARREN AND BRANDEE YOUNGER

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

~~~

LA INDIA / CIMAFUNK / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

CARL ALLEN’S ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE / GEORGE COLEMAN TRIO / FRED HERSCH / LAKECIA BENJAMIN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

~~~

THE ORIGINALS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

TASH SULTANA

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

THE GROWLERS

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

MARINA – LOVE + FEAR TOUR

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

BLOC PARTY PERFORMING SILENT ALARM

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

THE B-52S WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OMD AND BERLIN

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

City Parks Foundation’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Priced Tickets
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

Aug
29
Thu
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 29 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

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Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

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Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

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Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

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Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

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Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

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Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

+++

Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

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Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

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Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

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Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

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DUMBO’s Live At (Under) The Archway Free Music Series
Aug 29 all-day
DUMBO's Live At (Under) The Archway Free Music Series @ New York | United States

DUMBO’s Live At (Under) The Archway

Continues on through the end of August

Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place

Thursday, August 1
Yunior Terry & Son De Altura / Bernardo Navarro Tomás

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Thursday, August 8
Dandy Wellington / Miss Saturn / Benjamin Evans

+++

Thursday, August 15
Alsarah & The Nubatones / Konverjdans / Priscilla Fusco

+++

Thursday, August 22
Say She She / Rashad Ringo Smith / Puppetsburg / Emily Caisip

+++

Thursday, August 29
The Good Folks / Motteo / Bouncin’ Bridge Boys / Andy Van Dinh

Here’s a quick video we’d taken featuring Yunior Terry & Son De Altura

Aug
30
Fri
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 30 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

+++

Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

+++

Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

+++

Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

+++

Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

+++

Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

+++

Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

+++

Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

+++

Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

+++

Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

+++

Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

+++

Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Aug 30 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC

JPA Bon Odori Festival – – Japan Performing Arts Festival on Governors Island
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day

JPA Bon Odori Festival

Japan Performing Arts Festival on Governors Island

August 30 & 31, 2019

Friday, August 30:

The festival begins with three Bon Odori Dance Performances at Outlook Hill on Friday, August 30 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Saturday, August 31:

Japanese Food Vendors at Nolan Park begins at 12:00 pm

Another performance taking place on Outlook Hill at 7:30 pm

Visit the main official page here…

On this page you can see a scheduled listing of rehearsals.

Also visit this official event listing within the Governors Island site.

Good Morning America (GMA) 2019 Summer Concert Series Calendar
Aug 30 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Good Morning America (GMA) 2019 Summer Concert Series Calendar @ New York | New York | United States

Good Morning America (GMA) 2019 Summer Concert Series

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Taking place within Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield

Wednesday, May 15

BTS

Tickets Required

+++

Friday, May 24

Hozier

+++

Friday, May 31

Ciara

+++

Friday, June 7

Alessia Cara

Inside the Studio…NOT in the Plaza

+++

Friday, June 14

Ellie Goulding

+++

Friday, June 21

Bastille

+++

Friday, June 28

Adam Lambert

+++

Friday, July 5

Sabrina Carpenter

+++

Friday, July 12

The Struts

+++

Friday, July 19

Blink 182

+++

Friday, July 26

Lady Antebellum

+++

Friday, August 2

Pitbull

+++

Friday, August 9

Keith Urban

+++

Friday, August 16

Chance the Rapper

+++

Friday, August 23

French Montana

+++

Friday, August 30

Kane Brown & Marshmello

+++

Visit as well the official page here…

Also keep in mind that folks will be showing up for these events mighty early and in some cases way ahead of the expect times that the concerts are scheduled to begin.

More information to come, if any, regarding any chance that tickets might be required for a particular concert or two. Last year there was a slight bit of confusion in as far as ticketing was concerned. Regardless, from what we can see, at this moment, no tickets are required.

Aug
31
Sat
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Aug 31 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

+++

Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

+++

Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

+++

Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

+++

Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

+++

Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

+++

Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

+++

Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

+++

Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

+++

Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

+++

Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

+++

Bronx Night Market at Fordham Plaza Returns in 2019
Aug 31 all-day

Bronx Night Market Returns in 2019

Select Saturdays from late May to late October, 2019

Fordham Plaza in the Bronx
2413 Third Ave, Bronx, NY

Free to Attend

Be sure to visit the official site, as well, for more information as well as to keep in tune with any cancellations and such.

Upcoming 2019 Friday Dates:

Saturday, May 25
Saturday, June 15
Saturday, June 29
Saturday, July 13
Saturday, July 27
Saturday, August 17
Saturday, August 31
Saturday, September 14
Saturday, September 28
Saturday, October 26

The Bronx Market is back again this year and they’re promising a whole new level of experiences featuring more dates, more food and more performances that, according to them, “will challenge your idea of a food festival.”

On hand will be over 40 vendors serving up food and beverages from such international faire as Latin American, Italy, South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.

Food vendors will be offering items under $7 and on the opening night there’ll be performances by “”R&B/ Soul singer Caszoul, DJ-turned-hip hop artist Calvin Price, and Bangladeshi-born Mati whose music blends Bengali and English.””

 

Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Aug 31 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC

Staten Island County Fair 2019
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm

40th Annual Staten Island County Fair 2019

August 31 – September 2, 2019
12:00 – 6:00 pm

At Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue

Adults: $10
Kids: $5
Seniors / Students: $8

Learn more at the official page here…

Aside from the usual offering of carnival rides, games of chance and awesome food there’ll be as well a 3 stage music festival. Also, there’ll be over 100 vendors selling all kinds of items.

Sep
1
Sun
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Sep 1 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

+++

Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

+++

Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

+++

Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

+++

Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

+++

Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

+++

Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

+++

Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

+++

Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

+++

Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

+++

Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

+++

Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Sep 1 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2019
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2019

Sundays, June 16 – September 1, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Taking place at the northernmost end of Central Park by the Harlem Meer’s Charles A. Dana Discovery Center. For reference sake, nearby would be 110th Street as well as the 2 & 3 train lines.

Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garifuna Folkloric Ballet Company 

Sunday, June 16

World Music & Dance

+++

Son Del Monte

Sunday, June 23

Charanga/ Conjunto sound y Algo Mas

+++

The Ray Blue Ensemble

Sunday, June 30

Jazz & Blues

+++

Jones Family Gospel Ensemble

Sunday, July 7

Gospel

+++

Uptown Dance Academy

Sunday, July 14

Harlem Dance Company and Youth

+++

Litvakus featuring Zisl Slepovitch

Sunday, July 21

Klezmer/Yiddish

+++

Takuya Kuroda

Sunday, July 28

Afro Jazz

+++

Mandingo Ambassadors

Sunday, August 4

African

+++

Kaisokah USA Moko Jumbie featuring Bloodline

Sunday, August 11

Afro-Caribbean Dance Theater

+++

Despers USA Steel Orchestra

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Caribbean / Hip Hop

+++

Lost Soul Found

Sunday, August 25

R&B/Funk/Soul

+++

Johnny Rodriguez “Dream Team”

Sunday, September 1

New York Salsa

+++

Have a look at these videos featuring past performances:

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Sounds of Deliverance Gospel

Published by newyorkvideos on youtube

 

Stew Cutler’s Family Band at The Harlem Meer Performance Festival

Published by MrYoungandretired on Youtube

 

VR180 3D – Harlem Meer – Dance Performance – June 24, 2018

Published by John Chu on Youtube

Sep
2
Mon
2019
11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019
Sep 2 all-day

11th Annual Metropolitan Opera Summer HD Festival 2019

August 23 – September 2, 2019

Coming back for its 11th year is this outdoor presentation of 11 of the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions with a pre-festival screening of Funny Face.  On hand will be about 3,000 seats available in front of the opera house for folks to lounge in as they enjoy the screenings…also, there’ll be standing room along the surrounding area(s).

There’ll be no rescheduled screening in case of turbulent weather but the showings are expected to go on despite any rain.

Visit the official page here to learn more…

Friday, August 23, 8:00 pm
Pre-Festival screening:

Funny Face

+++

Saturday, August 24, 7:45 pm

Aida Verdi

+++

Sunday, August 25, 8:00 pm

Carmen Bizet

+++

Monday, August 26, 7:45 pm

Das Rheingold Wagner

+++

Tuesday, August 27, 7:45 pm

Dialogues des Carmélites Poulenc

+++

Wednesday, August 28, 8:00 pm

Samson et Dalila Saint-Saëns

+++

Thursday, August 29, 8:00 pm

Cendrillon Massenet

+++

Friday, August 30, 8:00 pm

La Fanciulla del West Puccini

+++

Saturday, August 31, 8:00 pm

La Fille du Régiment Donizetti

+++

Sunday, September 1, 8:00 pm

Luisa Miller Verdi

+++

Monday, September 2, 8:00 pm

Adriana Lecouvreur Cilea

+++

Today Show 2019 Citi Concert Series at Rockefeller Plaza
Sep 2 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am

Today Show 2019 Citi Concert Series

Back at Rockefeller Plaza will be the Today Show Concert Series stretching from Spring to the end of Summer.

Monday, May 6

Jennifer Lopez

+++

Friday, May 31

Thomas Rhett

+++

Friday, June 7

Jonas Brothers

+++

Friday, June 21

The Chainsmokers

+++

Thursday, June 27

Dan + Shay

+++

Friday, July 5

Toby Keith

+++

Friday, July 12

Maggie Rogers

+++

Friday, July 19

Kacey Musgraves

+++

Friday, July 26

Andy Grammer

+++

Friday, August 9

Tori Kelly

+++

Friday, August 16

Aloe Blacc

+++

Friday, August 23

Lizzo

+++

Monday, September 2

Why Don’t We

+++

Taking place in the early morning beginning at 7:00 am and lasting through to 9:00 am. Of course, folks are advised to show up really early if they want a viewing spot. Keep in mind that performance viewing is on a first-come, first-served basis. Entrance is located at 48th Street and Rockefeller Plaza in New York City.

Sep
4
Wed
2019
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar
Sep 4 all-day
NYC SummerStage 2019 Calendar

NYC City Parks Foundation’s 2019 SummerStage Events Calendar

Please be sure to keep on top of whatever item you might be interested in by visiting the official site to learn about changes in scheduling &/or last minute cancellations and such. Also, the City Parks Foundation, now entering its 30th anniversary, is a non-profit organization which depends on donations as well as through funds gained through memberships offered.

OPENING NIGHT: EMILY KING / DURAND JONES AND THE INDICATIONS / MADISON MCFERRIN / DJ REBORN

Saturday, June 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE FAREWELL TOUR 2019: GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC W/ GALACTIC, FISHBONE, DUMPSTAPHUNK & MISS VELVET

Presented by Sony Presents the Blue Note Jazz Festival
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

PARQUET COURTS / SACHIKO KANENOBU / ARP / PRINCE OF QUEENS

Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

KES THE BAND

Tuesday, June 11, 20197:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn

~~~

THE NEW YORK CANTORS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SHULEM AND FRANK LONDON CONDUCTED BY ZALMEN MLOTEK PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BIG FREEDIA / BATEKOO / MIKEQ X QWEEN BEAT / GINA YASHERE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

DEJOHNETTE – COLTRANE – GARRISON TRIO / BRANDEE YOUNGER

In association with Sony Presents Blue Note Jazz Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JAZZ ON THE CUSP HOSTED BY NATE CHINEN

Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

REVOLUTIONARIES EN POINTE: THE TROCKS CELEBRATE STONEWALL 50

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

SOLD OUT – KHRUANGBIN WITH CONNAN MOCKASIN AND KIKAGAKU MOYO

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: PHAROAHE MONCH AND FRIENDS / MISS MOCHA SUNFLOWER THE RHYTHM GODDESS

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY

Friday, June 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

THE AUSSIE BBQ: A.B. ORIGINAL / HERMITUDE / SAN CISCO / THE TESKEY BROTHERS / TKAY MAIDZA / WAAX

In Association With Sounds Australia, the Australian Consul-General, NY and the Australia Council for the Arts
Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 1:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

EVERYDAY PEOPLE & SPECIAL GUESTS

Saturday, June 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

ONLY IN QUEENS FESTIVAL: SHEILA E. / MUSIQ SOULCHILD

Sunday, June 23, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

~~~

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE: ZDAR FROM CASSIUS / LES NEGRESSES VERTES

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

JESSE ROYAL / KABAKA PYRAMID / MAX GLAZER

Sunday, June 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Von King Park
670 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216

~~~

JAPANESE BREAKFAST / HATCHIE / HOUSE OF NOD

Monday, June 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ALVVAYS/ THE COURTNEYS / ELLIS

In association with the Consulate General of Canada
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

BOOT CAMP BBQ: BLACK MOON AND SMIF N WESSUN

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

YOUNG M.A/ FUNK FLEX

Friday, June 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS

Saturday, June 29, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11212

~~~

BUIKA / A-WA / BLICK BASSY / DJ TARA

Sunday, June 30, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MIGHTY SPARROW / CASYM STEEL ORCHESTRA

Friday, July 5, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11413

~~~

RALPH MCDANIELS SOUL & FUNK JAM FT. BLUE MAGIC AND DJ HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, July 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11414

~~~

TABOU COMBO / LAKOU MIZIK/ DJ SABINE BLAIZIN

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Springfield Park
Springfield Park, Queens, NY 11415

~~~

MR EAZI / EFYA / BLINKY BILL / DJ MAHOGANY

Sunday, July 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

XIMENA SARIÑANA/ ILE / NATHY PELUSO

In association with LAMC
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

ATERCIOPELADOS / DIAMANTE ELÉCTRICO / DJ DAYANSITA

In association with LAMC
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

A PALO SECO

In association with LAMC
Friday, July 12, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Queensbridge Park
Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101

~~~

LEÓN GIECO / KEVIN JOHANSEN / EL MATÓ A UN POLICÍA MOTORIZADO / SILVINA MORENO / JUAN INGARAMO

In association with Cosquin Rock and LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 4:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11103

~~~

20TH ANNIVERSARY LATIN GRAMMY’S CELEBRATION

In association with LAMC
Saturday, July 13, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

AVERY*SUNSHINE

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge Park, Long Island City, NY 11104

~~~

FAMILY DAY: RAILROAD EARTH / RANKY TANKY

Sunday, July 14, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

~~~

MERCE CUNNINGHAM: SUMMERCOOL FEAT STEPHEN PETRONIO COMPANY/ MELISSA TOOGOOD / CALVIN ROYAL III / A-Y/DANCERS WITH GUEST CURATION BY CATHERINE THARIN

In Association with the Cunningham Centennial Celebrations
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CUNNINGHAM DANCE WORKSHOP

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LISA LISA / COVER GIRLS / DJ LUCY EUCLID / VINNIE MEDUGNO (HOST)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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JODY WATLEY / MOBILE MONDAYS!

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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ANA TIJOUX / L’UNICORNS / DJ SHAME HOSTED BY JEN AND MAGIE

In Association with La Isla Bonita
Saturday, July 20, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
Staten Island, NY 10310

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FORCE MDS AND U.M.C’S WITH RED ALERT / DJ XCEL & DJ THRILLA HOSTED BY TARIQ

Sunday, July 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 3:00 pm)
Free
Corporal Thompson Park
166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

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KURT VILE AND THE VIOLATORS WITH DINOSAUR JR. AND CATE LE BON

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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GRAND WIZZARD THEODORE & UPTOWN VINYL SUPREME W/ DJ PERLY, THE B.O.O.M. (BRONX ORGANIC ORCHESTRA MELINATED), AND THE BOOGIE DOWN ALL-STARS

Thursday, July 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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LALO RODRIGUEZ / LOS HERMANOS MORENO / DJ LUCHO

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Friday, July 26, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Coney Island
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224

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SLICK RICK / DJ CHUCK CHILLOUT

Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Soundview Park, The Bronx, 10473

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ALCEU VALENÇA / CORDEL DO FOGO ENCANTADO / LABAQ / DJ GRACE KELLY

In Association with Brasil Summerfest
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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BRAZIL: THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF MUSIC TO OVERCOME TIMES OF CRISIS

Saturday, July 27, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE TEDSMOOTH OLDSCHOOL JAM: FREESTYLE EDITION WITH CYNTHIA, LISETTE MELENDEZ, GEORGE LAMOND / DJS EDDIE B SWIFT, G-BO THE PRO, BREAKBEAT LOU & TEDSMOOTH/ HOSTED BY MASTER Z

Sunday, July 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free
Soundview Park
The Bronx, NY 10473

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MAGIC SYSTEM / SMARTY / SELMA UAMUSSE / DJ BIRANE

Sunday, July 28, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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RAY DE LA PAZ / EDGAR JOEL AND ANTHONY COLON / DJ KAMALA

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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YOUTH MATINEE: FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Doors open 10:00 am)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, E 71st St, New York, NY 10021

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FELA! THE CONCERT

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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SAMINI / EFYA

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE/ WABAFU GARIFUNA DANCE THEATER

Friday, August 2, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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EPMD 30TH ANNIVERSARY “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” / FUNK FLEX B-DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Crotona Park
1700 Crotona Ave, The Bronx, 10457

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TAIWANESE WAVES: WAN FANG / TIZZY BAC / A BAO / 9M88

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CORINNE BAILEY RAE / JOSE JAMES/ DJ NATASHA DIGGS FROM SOUL IN THE HORN

Sunday, August 4, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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WHY AREN’T THERE MORE WOMEN ON FESTIVAL STAGES?

Sunday, August 4, 2019
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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GUSTER WITH RUBBLEBUCKET

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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CRUMB/ PHONY PPL / PURR

In Association with DoNYC
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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ELISA MONTE DANCE

Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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VP RECORDS 40TH ANNIVERSARY: ELEPHANT MAN / JUNIOR REID / ESTELLE / RAGING FYAH

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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MOUNTAIN GOATS

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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LILA DOWNS / LIDO PIMIENTA / DJ RIPLEY

Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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EDDIE PALMIERI / BABY POWER / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 11, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
East River Park
FDR Dr., Manhattan, New York, NY 10009

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OMAR / NAKHANE / DJ WILDCAT

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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THE CLARK CENTER 60TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE: GEORGE FAISON UNIVERSAL DANCE EXPERIENCE / 5PLUS ENSEMBLE / DYANE HARVEY-SALAAM / JUEL D. LANE / AMY HALL GARNER DANCES / HSA DANCE ENSEMBLE

In Association with El Barrio ArtSpace
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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BLACK WOODSTOCK 50TH ANNIVERSARY: IGMAR THOMAS / TALIB KWELI / KEYON HARROLD & SPECIAL GUESTS

In association with Moon31 / Future Sounds
Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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SELENA FOR SANCTUARY: CUCO / AMBAR LUCID / DJ SVANI & THE SANTUARIO HOUSE BAND WITH MUSIC DIRECTION BY ADRIAN QUESADA

Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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LA SONORA PONCEÑA / JOSE “EL CANARIO” ALBERTO / DJ LUCHO

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Free
Coney Island
3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

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THE WAILERS’ JULIAN JUNIOR MARVIN / DJ QUEEN MAJESTY

In Association with DoNYC
Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS (WORK-IN-PROGRESS EXCERPT) WITH WENDY WHELAN AND MARC BAMUTHI JOSEPH/ FILM – RESTLESS CREATURE: “WENDY WHELAN”

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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THE ART OF THE TRANSITION: A CONVERSATION ON NEXT STEPS

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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HARLEM 100: MWENSO AND THE SHAKES / BRIANNA THOMAS / VUYO SOTASHE / SPECIAL GUEST FRED WESLEY / JAZZMOBILE PRESENTS: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE

Friday, August 23, 2019
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER / RAVI COLTRANE / QUIANA LYNELL / RECLAMATION: CAMILLE THURMAN, NIKARA WARREN AND BRANDEE YOUNGER

Saturday, August 24, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Marcus Garvey Park
18 Mt. Morris Park West, New York, NY 10027

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LA INDIA / CIMAFUNK / DJ SONNI

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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CARL ALLEN’S ART BLAKEY TRIBUTE / GEORGE COLEMAN TRIO / FRED HERSCH / LAKECIA BENJAMIN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Doors open 2:00 pm)
Free
Tompkins Square Park
E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

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THE ORIGINALS

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Free
SummerStage, Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan

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KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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TASH SULTANA

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE GROWLERS

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Saturday, September 14, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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MARINA – LOVE + FEAR TOUR

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Monday, September 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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BLOC PARTY PERFORMING SILENT ALARM

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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THE B-52S WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS OMD AND BERLIN

Produced by The Bowery Presents
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm)
Priced Tickets
Central Park
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021

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City Parks Foundation’s 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Priced Tickets
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

SING WITH US! CHORUS AUDITIONS with Choral Chameleon
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day

SING WITH US!

CHORUS AUDITIONS

Wednesday, September 4

&

Thursday, September 5

Choral Chameleon’s Chorus in rehearsal for Season 11’s Goshu Ondo Suite by Eri Yamamoto.

SEEKING ALTOS, TENORS, AND BASSES

Choral Chameleon is changing the way people experience choral music.

Choral Chameleon…

Makes fun, diverse and challenging music experiences for today’s audiences

Collaborates with lots of people who don’t normally work with choirs

Loves to put choral music in the last place you’d expect it

Loves emerging composers and conductors and…

Are focused on the future of this art form by caring for them.

Are pretty nice people, considering we’re New Yorkers.

“”Our energized and enjoyable Monday night rehearsals in Manhattan embrace development in vocal technique, music literacy, and concert repertoire in a practical and accessible manner.””

Visit this page to learn about Auditioning

Sep
5
Thu
2019
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Sep 5 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season @ The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B Lewis Theater
Sep 5 all-day
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season @ The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Peter B Lewis Theater | New York | New York | United States

Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the
Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season

September 5, 2019

Highlights

New commissions by Machine Dazzle and Caroline ShawRotunda performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem, Roomful of Teeth, and Caleb Teicher and Ben FoldsTheatrical first looks at Joe Iconis, Theresa Rebeck, and Erica Schmidt featuring Peter DinklageDance previews featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet West, National Ballet of Canada, and Washington BalletBehind-the-scenes glimpses of the Metropolitan Opera’s Akhnaten and Porgy and Bess

“An exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process.” ­­­­­­-The New York Times

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its Fall 2019 season. Since 1984 the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators. The intimate Frank Lloyd Wright­-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater is the venue for seventy-minute programs that explore the creative process through stimulating discussions and riveting performance highlights. One-of-a-kind productions created for the Guggenheim’s rotunda offer a unique experience of the landmark space celebrating 60 years as an architectural icon.Additional information is available at worksandprocess.org.

Audience members are invited to cocktail hour, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at the The Wright restaurant and artist receptions in the rotunda following most evening programs.

Works & Process lead funding is provided by the the Ford Foundation,Florence Gould Foundation, the Christian Humann Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and Evelyn Sharp Foundation, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Fall 2019 Season Schedule

WORKS & PROCESS COMMISSION
Treasure by Machine Dazzle
Thursday-Saturday, September 5-7, 7:30 pm
Distant dreams come full circle in this Works & Process commission ofmultidisciplinary artist and maximalist Machine Dazzle. Undressing layers of his past to make sense of the present, Machine will introduce12 new looks alongside stories stitched together through song. Treasure is accompanied by music director Viva DeConcini and her band, and will premiere made-to-measure on the occasion of New York Fashion Week.

Treasure by Machine Dazzle is commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim with support from Pomegranate Arts and a creative residency at LUMBERYARD.

THEATER
MCC Theater: Seared by Theresa Rebeck
Monday, September 9, 7:30 pm
Harry, a brilliant and hot-headed chef, scores a mention in a food magazine, and his business partner sees profits finally within reach.The only problem is Harry refuses to serve his masterpiece for the masses. Mix in a shrewd restaurant consultant and a waiter with dreams of his own and it all goes to hell in this hilarious and insightful new play that asks us to consider where art ends and commerce begins. Prior to its New York premiere at the MCC Theater, playwright Theresa Rebeck and director Moritz von Stuelpnagel take audiences into the kitchen of their fit-for-foodies comedy as cast members perform highlights.

DANCE* MUSIC
The National Ballet of Canada: Orpheus Alive by Robert Binet and Missy Mazzoli
Sunday, September 15, 3 pm
Orpheus Alive retells the tragic myth of Orpheus, casting the titular characteras a woman; Eurydice, Orpheus’ fallen lover, as a man; and audience members as gods of the underworld who hold Orpheus’s fate in their hands. Choreographed by Robert Binet, Choreographic Associate of the National Ballet of Canada, and featuring a commissioned score by acclaimed composer Missy Mazzoli, Orpheus Alive is a story of love, loss, and an extraordinary artist facing the limits of his mortality. Company dancers and the Mivos Quartetperform excerpts, and dramaturg Rosamund Small moderates a discussion with Binet and Mazzoli about the creative process before the ballet’s world premiere in Toronto.

OPERA
The Metropolitan Opera: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess with Angel Blue, Camille A. Brown, Eric Owens, James Robinson, and Golda Schultz
Monday, September 16, 7:30 pm
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990in a production directed by James Robinson with choreography by Camille A. Brown in their company debuts. America’s “folk opera,” asdescribed in 1935 by its creators, tells the story of Porgy, sung by Eric Owens, and his love for the drug-addicted Bess, portrayed by Angel Blue, with an all-star ensemble that includes Golda Schultz. General Manager Peter Gelb moderates a discussion with the creative team while cast members presenthighlights from the upcoming production.

MUSICAL
The New Group: Cyrano by Erica Schmidt, with Peter Dinklage and Aaron Dessner
Saturday, September 28, 7:30 pm
Prior tothe New Group’s world premiere of Cyrano, director Erica Schmidt, actor Peter Dinklage, and composer Aaron Dessner illuminate the creative process behind the new adaptation of the classic tale Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand. Schmidt’s Cyrano is a proud man who, believing himself unlovable, agrees to woo the woman he loves on behalf of someone else. With a charged contemporary immediacy to the dialogue, Cyrano is an enduring story about heartbroken yearning, and features haunting music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner of the National, lyrics by Matt Berninger of the National and Carin Besser, and choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman.

DANCE
Ballet West: Balanchine’s Ballets Russes “The Song of the Nightingale” and “Apollo”
Sunday, September 29, 3 and 7:30 pm
With sets and costumes designed by Henri Matisse, The Song of the Nightingale (Le chant du rossignol) is a tale about a mysterious songbird who cures an ailing Chinese emperor. Created by George Balanchine in 1925 when he was only 21 years old, The Song of the Nightingale was his firstpartnership with composer Igor Stravinsky, leading to a 46-year friendship that resulted in some of the greatest ballets of the twentieth century. This production marks its US premiere and designates Ballet West as the second company in the world to present this important reconstruction by Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer. Prior to the work’s October premiere in Salt Lake City, Ballets Russes expert Lynn Garafola, Professor Emerita of Dance, Barnard College, Columbia University, moderates a discussion with Hodson, Archer, Ballet West Artistic DirectorAdam Sklute, and Balanchine Trust repetiteur Victoria Simon on Balanchine’s development as a choreographer, the influence of Asian art on Matisse, and ethnic representation in the twenty-first century. The discussion will be accompanied by excerpts performed by Ballet West dancers. Simon will restage the 1928 Balanchine-Stravinsky collaboration Apollo, including the original birthing scene and final ascent to Mount Olympus.

WORKS & PROCESS ROTUNDA PROJECT
Dance Theatre of Harlem at 50
Monday, September 30, 6:30 and 8:30 pm
Founded in 1969, the Dance Theatre of Harlem made its 1971 official New York debut in the rotunda with a performance that included founder Arthur Mitchell’s Tones.To celebrate the Guggenheim building’s 60th and Dance Theatre of Harlem’s 50th anniversaries, Works & Process will present a Rotunda Project with the Dance Theatre of Harlem. The company will pay tribute to its history in a restaging of Tones, with music by Tania León, and other works from their repertoire.

Floor Seating: $100/$95
Ramp Standing: $60/$55

Lead funding provided by the Ford Foundation, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

DANCE
The Washington Ballet: NEXTsteps
John Heginbotham, Jessica Lang, and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Sunday, October 6, 3 and 7:30 pm
Artistic director Julie Kent, a champion of new choreography, discusses upcoming world premiere works by choreographers John Heginbotham, Jessica Lang, and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.Witness exclusive performance excerpts and a live rehearsal prior to the October 23 premiere in Washington, DC.

Lead sponsor Monica B. Voldstad.

OPERA
The Metropolitan Opera: Akhnaten by Philip Glass, with Anthony Roth Costanzo, Karen Kamensek, Phelim McDermott, and J’Nai Bridges
Wednesday, October 16, 7:30 pm
On May 6, 1984, the very first Works & Process program featured Philip Glass’s Akhnaten before its debut at New York City Opera. This fall, prior to itsMetropolitan Opera premiere, General Manager Peter Gelb moderates a discussion with the creative team and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, who plays the title role of the revolutionary ancient Egyptian pharaoh. Highlights are performed by members of the cast. Originally presented in collaboration with Improbable by the LA Opera and English National Opera, this production received the 2017 Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production.

MUSICAL
Two River Theater: Love in Hate Nation by Joe Iconis, with John Simpkins
Sunday, October 20, 7:30 pm
Writer Joe Iconis and director John Simpkins discuss the turbulent rock romance, Love in Hate Nation, set in a 1960s juvenile hall, and cast membersperform highlights prior to its world premiere at the Two River Theater with moderator Laura Heywood. Classic girl group, Wall of Sound-style vocal harmonies meet punk rock spirit in this rebellious and romantic new musical that uses classic “bad girl” movies as the inspiration for the story of young people caught between eras of a changing America. Sixteen-year old Susannah Son is carted off to the National Reformatory for Girls to get her head put on straight. There she meets the aggressively incorrigible Sheila Nail, and a relationship forms which leads to an all-out “revolution in the institution” as they attempt to break out of the boxes society has created around them.

DANCE
Dance Lab New York and Joyce Theater Foundation Lab Cycle: Female Choreographers of Color in Ballet
Sunday, November 10, 7:30 pm
For one night only, see the culmination of Dance Lab New York and Joyce Theater Foundation’s partnership promoting and advancing female choreographers of color in ballet. Provided with a stipend, studio time at the Joyce’s Artist Residency Center, professional dancers, a studio supervisor, and administrative support, choreographers Margarita Armas, Amy Hall Garner, Micaela Taylor, and Preeti Vasudevan explored the classical, neoclassical, and contemporary ballet idioms. Lourdes Lopez, Artistic Director, Miami City Ballet, moderates the discussion with Dance Lab New York founder, Josh Prince, and the four choreographers.

Lead sponsor Stephen Kroll Reidy

DANCE * MUSIC
Brian Brooks Moving Company: Immersive Technology
Sunday, November 17, 7:30 pm
Brian Brooks, choreographer and Mellon Creative Research Fellow at the University of Washington’s Meany Center for the Performing Arts, and Michelle Witt, Executive and Artistic Director of the Meany Center, participate in a discussion moderated by Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge. Prior to the performances’ premieres in 2020, see highlights from Brooks’s fellowship, where he explored dance in intimate physical and digital spaces and collaborated with Seattle-based physicists and virtual reality programmers.

DANCE
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: New Work
Monday, November 18, 7:30 pm
Preview a world premiere from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s December season at New York City Center. Artistic Director Robert Battle and the choreographer participate in a moderated discussion and Ailey’s acclaimed dancers perform highlights.

DANCE
Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration
Sunday and Monday, November 24 and 25, 7:30 pm
Dylan Crossman, a former member of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, curates a program celebrating the 100th birthday of modern dance legend Merce Cunningham. Fellow former company dancers, including Jamie Scott, perform duets examining Cunningham’s evolution over decades. A unique MinEvent (an uninterrupted sequence of excerpts of works by Cunningham) made for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed theater at the Guggenheim including movements from Night of 100 Solos will be performed by dancers from A.I.M, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Limón Dance Company, New York City Ballet, and more. Costumes by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung and music by John King complement the program. Andrea Weber moderates a discussion with former Cunningham dancers Kimberly Bartosik and Gus Solomons.

This program is presented courtesy of the Merce Cunningham Trust as part of the Cunningham Centennial celebrations. Choreography by Merce Cunningham © Merce Cunningham Trust. All rights reserved.

DANCE * MUSIC
Peter & the Wolf with Isaac Mizrahi
Saturday, December 7, 1, 2:30, and 4 pm
Sunday, December 8, 1:30* and 4 pm
Friday, December 13, 6:30 pm
Saturday, December 14, 1, 2:30 and 4 pm
Sunday, December 15, 2:30 and 4 pm
Isaac Mizrahi narrates and directs Sergei Prokofiev’s charming children’s classic. Ensemble Signal performs the music, and the cast, wearing costumes by Mizrahi, performs choreography by John Heginbotham, bringing the 30-minute story to life for the young and young at heart.

Premium front row seating for all performances $100/$95 members
General tickets $45/$40 members

*In partnership with the Guggenheim’s education department and Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, for the December 8, 1:30 pm program, two-time CaldecottMedal winning illustrator Chris Raschka, will read from his illustrated telling of Peter & The Wolf at 1:30 pm, followed by the performance starting at 2:30pm. Tickets for this special event are $100/$95 member and include a signed copy of Chris Raschka’s Peter & the Wolf.

No matter how tall or small, everyone needs a ticket. Please enter via the ramp at the corner of 5th Ave & 88th St.

WORKS & PROCESS ROTUNDA PARTY
Swing Dancing with Caleb Teicher, Ben Folds, and Eyal Vilner Big Band
Monday, December 9, 6:30-11 pm
Choreographer and dancer Caleb Teicher, musician Ben Folds, and friends come together for a special performance set in the Guggenheim rotunda. Accompanied by Eyal Vilner Big Band, Teicher will teach an introduction to swing dancing, followed by a party to put the moves in motion.

Lead sponsor First Republic Bank

6:30-11 pm:
VIP Cocktail Reception, Performance, and Dancing
VIP table for six: $5,000
Table for six: $3,000
VIP seated ticket: $500
Rotunda floor general seated ticket: $250

7:30-11 pm:
Performance, Drinks and Dancing
Ramp standing ticket: $75

MUSIC
Rotunda Holiday Concert with Roomful of Teeth and Caroline Shaw
Sunday and Monday, December 15 and 16, 7 pm
Celebrate the season with the joyous sounds of holiday music and a new Works & Process commission of composer Caroline Shaw. Roomful of Teeth perform as part of this beloved annual tradition in the museum’s iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed rotunda.

Floor seating: $60, $55 Friends of Works & Process and Guggenheim members
Ramp standing: $25, $20 Friends of Works & Process and Guggenheim members

Location:
Peter B. Lewis Theater
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
Subway: 4, 5, 6, or Q train to 86th Street
Bus: M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus on Madison or Fifth Avenue

Tickets:
$45, $40 members (unless otherwise noted)
$10 student rush tickets one hour before performance, based on availability
(for students under 30 with valid ID)
Priority ticket access and preferred seat selection starts July 22 for $500+ Friends of Works & Process and Guggenheim members at the Associate level and above.

General ticketing starts July 29.

For more information, call 212 758 0024 or 212 423 3587, Mon-Fri, 1-5 pm, or visit worksandprocess.org.

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Works and Process at the Guggenheim presents Treasure by Machine Dazzle @ The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Sep 5 all-day

Works & Process at the Guggenheim
presents

Treasure

by Machine Dazzle

September 5 – 7, 2019
at 7:30pm

“Costume designers generally work within a realistic tradition. But the only script that the theatrical genius Machine Dazzle follows is an emotional one.”
-The New Yorker

“Meet the Gender-Bending Costume Designer Who’s Re-creating Queer History” – The Cut

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Treasure by Machine Dazzle, made-to-measure for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on the occasion of New York Fashion Week.

Distant dreams come full circle in this Works & Process commission of multidisciplinary artist, maximalist, and 2018 New York City Village Halloween Parade Grand Marshall Machine Dazzle. Undressing layers of his past to make sense of the present, Machine Dazzle will introduce new looks inspired by his original songs and stories written for Treasure. Machine Dazzle will be joined on stage by Music Director Viva DeConcini and musicians brought together especially for this collaboration.

Conceptualist-as-artist meets DIY meets “glitter rhymes with litter,” Machine was a co-recipient of the 2017 Bessie Award for Outstanding Visual Design and the winner of a 2017 Henry Hewes Design Award.

See Taylor Mac and Machine Dazzle discuss their 2017 collaboration, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Video Link

Treasure by Machine Dazzle is commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim with support from Pomegranate Arts and a creative residency at LUMBERYARD.

Machine Dazzle (né Matthew Flower) has been dazzling stages via costumes, sets, and performance since his arrival in New York in 1994. Credits include Julie Atlas Muz’s Am The Moon And a You Are The Man On Me (2004), Big Art Group’s House Of No More (2006), Justin Vivian Bond’s Lustre (2008), Taylor Mac’s The Lily’s Revenge (2009), Justin Vivian Bond’s Re:Galli Blonde (2011), Taylor Mac’s Walk Across America For Mother Earth (2012), Chris Tanner’s Football Head (2014), Soomi Kim’s Change (2015), Pig Iron Theater’s I Promised Myself To Live Faster (2015), Bombay Ricky Prototype Festival (2016), Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (2016-Present), Opera Philadelphia’s Dito and Aeneus (2017), Spiegleworld’s Opium (Las Vegas 2018). Conceptualist-as-artist meets DIY meets “glitter rhymes with litter,” Machine was a co-recipient the 2017 Bessie Award for Outstanding Visual Design and the winner of a 2017 Henry Hewes Design Award.

Viva DeConciniplays guitar like a flaming sword, a screaming train, a ringing bell, and a scratching chicken. She sings like if Freddy Mercury had been a woman. She is influenced by diverse artists and styles including Jimi Hendrix, Dolly Parton, NYC, disco and jam band music, and has played everywhere from Bonnaroo with Cyro Baptista to Monterey Jazz Fest with Peter Apfelbaum. She has produced sell out music, burlesque and variety shows at The Slipper Room and Joe’s Pub and is one of the few females to be featured in Guitar Player Magazine. Viva moved to NYC in the 90’s and began performing with legendary downtown Brazilian Percussionist Cyro Baptista’s innovative funk theater/band Beat The Donkey. After ten years and hundreds of shows, Viva left Beat The Donkey to pursue her own music. In 2008, that music came to fruition in the form of “Electric Cabaret”, a burlesque-fueled album, critically lauded for the front woman’s stand-out guitar. Her second record “Rock & Roll Lover” (2010), charted on CMJ and she was hailed by Vintage Guitar Magazine as having written some of the best rock songs in a decade.  In 2011, Viva made her NYC theatrical debut as the musician in Taylor Mac’s play WAAFME, which the The New York Times hailed as one of 2011’s ten best.

TICKETS & VENUE
$45, $40 Guggenheim Members and Friends of Works & Process
Box Office (212) 423-3575 or worksandprocess.org
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue, New York

Lead funding for Works & Process is provided by The Christian Humann Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the Evelyn Sharp Foundation, with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Described by The New York Times as “an exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process,” for 35 years, New Yorkers have been able to see, hear, and meet the most acclaimed artists in the world, in an intimate setting unlike any other. Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to generations of leading creators and performers. Most performances take place in the Guggenheim’s intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 273-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. In 2017, Works & Process established a new residency and commissioning program, inviting artists to create new works, made in and for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda. worksandprocess.org.

Sep
6
Fri
2019
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019
Sep 6 all-day
Bryant Park Picnic Performances 2019

Bryant Park Picnic Performances

Continues on through August, 2019

Visit this official page to keep up with these events for the sake of learning about any possible last minute cancellations &/or changes.

Friday, August 2
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
5::30 pm-7::30 pm
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Shakespeare’s Othello Performances by The Drilling Company

Taking place on the following dates from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

August 30, 31

September 1, 5, 6, 7

View, as well, this video posted by the folks at Bryant Park on Youtube.

Contemporary Dance at Bryant Park

Published by Bryant Park NYC