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Free and Cheap Concert Listings for the New York City Metropolitan Area

Be sure to check the official sites for inclement weather updates.Quite a number of listings on this page are free but other items such as those at Pier 17 are paid/ticketed items. Remember to also be sure to visit the corresponding official pages for info on last minute changes or cancellations due to inclement weather or other reasons. Further down on this page is an additional calendar featuring other music-performance events followed by last year’s listings.

Random New Items

Random New Items:

New Village Music Fest

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Tompkins Square Park
7th Street between Avenue A & B

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electric zoo (evolved)

New York’s Electronic Music Festival

August 30 – September 1, 2019

Taking place on Randall’s Island Park

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Viva Voce Musical Ensemble

Sundays in August 2019

Free Performances

in Staten Island’s

High Rock Park

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Tudor City Greens Concert Series

South Park area at 6:30 pm

Tudor City Greens’ parks are located on Tudor City Place on either side of East 42nd Street, east of Second Avenue

Wednesday, June 12

Wednesday, July 17

Wednesday, August 14

Wednesday, September 11

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Rolling Loud New York 2019

October 12-13, 2019

Citi Field, Queens

Featuring Travis Scott, Wu-Tang Clan, Blueface, Fat Joe, Young Thug, Pusha T, Clever, 99 Neighbors and many more over this two day event.

Queens Museum

Corónate Caribe

Celebration of Culture at Corona Plaza/Celebración Cultural en Corona Plaza

August 24, 2019
1:00 pm & 6:00 pm

Celebrating Caribbean Culture at Corona Plaza for Corónate

Queens Museum

Alice Austen House

British Invasion with the Staten Island Philharmonic

August 31, 2019
4:00 – 6:00 pm

Celebrate the end of summer with Staten Island Philharmonic’s annual Labor Day weekend British Invasion concert. Picnic on the lawn as you listen to a program that includes everything from folk songs to the Beatles, James Bond, Adele and Bohemian Rhapsody. The concert is free and open to the public.

Alice Austen House in Staten Island

DUMBO's Live at the Archway

 

Live At (Under) The Archway

Continues on through the end of August

Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place

Have a look above at the very quick video we took whilst happening upon a performance at the Arch. The sound, the lighting and the atmosphere was wonderful!

Harlem Meer Performance Festival

 

Recent video of the Mandingo Ambassadors performing on August 4, 2019

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.

MTA Music - Times Square

Free Live Music with MTA Music Under New York 

In Times Square

May 29 – October 11
Monday – Friday

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Broadway Plazas
Between 42nd & 47thStreets

Times Square Alliance has partnered with MTA Music Under New York to provide free live music at Lunch and Happy Hour each weekday starting May 29. MTA’s Music Under New York program brings a variety of musical acts from the MTA subway stations above ground.

Fox & Friends Concert Series

2019 Fox & Friends After the Show All American Summer Music Series

Fridays, May 24 – August 23, 2019

Taking place every Friday at 48th street & 6th avenue right on the Plaza of the Fox building. Join them every Friday from 6:00 – 9:00 am ET

This year’s roster includes: Gavid Degraw, Eli Young Band, Michael Ray, Rodney Atkins, Jefferson Starship, Walker Hayes, Big & Rich, Runaway June, Phil Vassar, Skillet, Justin Moore, Newsboys, Kool & The Gang

Met Opera HD Festival

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Series

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.

Celebrate Brooklyn!

Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk

3052 West 21st Street, Brooklyn

All items below are paid ticketed events

Lost 80s Live
Friday, August 2

The 70s Soul Jam: The Stylistics, The Manhattans, and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes
Saturday, August 3

The 8th Singers in Action Concert starring Beres Hammond
Sunday, August 4

SuicideBoys: The Grey Day Tour
Friday, August 9

One Africa Music Festival
Saturday, August 10

The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Saturday, August 17

La Sonora Ponceña / Jose “El Canario” Alberto / DJ Lucho / DJ C. Devone
Sunday, August 18

Boyz II Men
Thursday, August 22

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
Saturday, August 24

Hot 97’s on Da Reggae and Soca TIP
Friday, August 30

The 4th Annual Freestyle Beach House Concert
Saturday, August 31

UB40 Featuring Ali and Astro & Shaggy 2019
Friday, September 6

Semyon Slepakov
Saturday, September 7

An Evening with Charlie Wilson
Saturday, September 14

Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons
Sunday, September 22

Governors Island

RITE OF SUMMER: SIRIUS QUARTET

September 7, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 pm

At Nolan Park on Governors Island

Sirius Quartet presents:
Paths Become Lines (Jeremy Harman)
Beside the Point (Fung Chern Hwei)
Ceili (Fung C.H.)
New World, Nov 9, 2016 (Gregor Huebner)
Knives Out (Radiohead, are. G. Huebner)
#STILL (G. Huebner)
To A New Day (Fung C.H.)
Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles, are. G. Huebner)

This event features two performances at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Eldridge Street Museum

EastRiver Ensemble Concert

September 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Tickets available through official site linked to above

Museum at Eldridge Street

Museum of Chinese in America

At the Museum of Chinese in America

The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series

Various Dates in August

Queensboro Symphony Orchestra

Brought forth by the Queens Symphony Wind Quintet

Summer Winds!

Sunday,  August 11, 7:00 pm

Mary’s Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd. (at Holly Ave.), Flushing, NY 11355, (718) 359-5996, 7 train, Q27, Q65 stops 2 blocks away (near Hospital)

Richard Tucker Park

Free Lunchtime Concerts at Richard Tucker Park

In the Lincoln Square Area

Wednesdays, July 3 – August 28, 2019

RCTA Summer Concerts

2019 RCTA Summer Concerts Series

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

7:00 – 10:00 pm

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

Sunset on the Hudson

Sunset on the Hudson at Hudson River Park 2019

On the Following Fridays

June 14, 28

July 12, 19, 26

August 2, 9, 16, 23

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Free to All!

Taking place at Pier 45 on Christopher Street off the Hudson Rive

Broadway in Bryant Park

2019 Broadway in Bryant Park Performances

At Bryant Park, located in the center of Manhattan

Thursdays, July 11 – August 25
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Stars from some of Broadways most popular shows will be there.

Hosted and presented by 106.7 LiteFM

Details yet to come regarding the exact roster.

SummerStage

SummerStage 2019

The City Parks Foundation’s celebrating its 30th year and, with that, another year of entertainment in our NYC Parks. Loads in store for everyone! Most items are free, so have a look!

GMA Concert Series

ABC Good Morning America Concert Series

May 15 – August 30

Featuring BTS, Hozier, Ciara, Alessia Cara, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Adam Lambert, Sabrina Carpenter, The Struts, Lady Antebellum, Pitbull, Keith Urban, Chance the Rapper, French Montana, Kane Brown and Marshmello

 

Jazz at Pier 84

Jazz at Pier 84 at Hudson River Park 2019 Performances

May 9, May 10, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Taking place at Pier 84 located at 44th Street just off the Hudson River

Celebrate Brooklyn!

BRIC: Celebrate Brooklyn! 2019 Calendar

This year’s listings are up and running as will be one of Brooklyn’s most anticipated roster of arts and entertainment festivals. Taking place, once again, at the Prospect Park Bandshell within the Brooklyn Borough this year’s running goes from June 4 to August 10.

Bryant Park Picnic

Bryant Park Picnic Performances + International Accordion Festival

Continues on through August, 2019

Friday, August 2
Carnegie Hall Citywide Carnegie Hall presents Harlem Quartet

Wednesday, August 7
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 9
Carnegie Hall Citywide Night Finale featuring Matuto, Eileen Ivers, and Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Wednesday, August 14
Accordions Around the World Global music with 12 accordionists

Friday, August 16
Accordion Festival A five-hour finale with bands featuring accordions

Friday, August 23
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Saturday, August 24
Emerging Music Festival Up-and-coming bands perform indie, rock, soul, and more

Monday, August 26
New York City Opera Highlights from Carmen

Blues BBQ Festival

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

Jazz in Teims Square

Jazz in Times Square Concert Series

Continues through the end of August

Taking place from 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Broadway Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets

Thursday, August 1
Anthony Hervey Quartet 

Thursday, August 8
Henry Conerway III Trio

Thursday, August 15
Paul Nedzela Quartet

Thursday, August 22
Andrew Renfroe Trio

Thursday, August 29 
Alexis Morrast

BargeMusic

Bargemusic FREE Concerts

“Music in Motion” Series A one hour performance (no intermission), including a Q & A session with the musicians.

Official Site

Saturdays, June 1, 8, 15, and 29

Saturdays, July 6, 13, and 20

Saturdays, August 3, 10, 17, 31

The concerts begin at 4 pm; doors open at 3:45 pm. The program is announced at the performance. There is NO reserved seating.

David Rubenstein Atrium

Free Performances at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Official Page(s)

Admission is free. Seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tessa Lark and Michael Thurber
Thursday, August 8

Cedric Burnside
Thursday, August 15

Beto Jamaica
Thursday, August 22

Boukman Eksperyans
Thursday, August 29

Aaron Whitby: Cousin from Another Planet
Thursday, September 5

Kiko Villamizar
Thursday, September 12

ABT Women’s Movement
Monday, September 16

Kim So Ra
Thursday, September 19

Bobby Sanabria
Friday, September 20

Jazztopad Festival NYC
Featuring Amir ElSaffar with Ksawery Wójciński, Wacław Zimpel, and the Lutosławski Quartet
Thursday, September 26

47Soul and AfrotroniX
Thursday, October 3

Brown Rice Family
Saturday, October 5

Melvis Santa
Thursday, October 10

Voices of a People’s History of the United States 
Commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, October 17

Tito Rodriguez Jr.
Presented in collaboration with the NYU Music and Social Change Lab
Friday, October 18

Melanie Charles
Commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, October 24

Gustafer Yellowgold
Saturday, November 2

Paige Hernandez 
Saturday, December 7

Lehman Center

Performances at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx

50th Anniversary of LOS VAN VAN Special guests MARIO “MAYITO” RIVERA and PEDRO CALVO
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Tickets: VIP $100, $75, $55, $50 Purchase tickets here…
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Special Father’s Day Celebration “COINCIDENCIAS” for the first time in New York DANNY RIVERA & CHUCHO AVELLANET
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Tickets: $105, $85, $75, $50 Purchase Tickets Here…
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40th Anniversary Show TONY VEGA PUERTO RICAN POWER and MONCHO RIVERA Saturday,
June 22, 2019
Tickets: VIP $125, $85, $65, $55, $45 Purchase Tickets Here…
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Mostly Mozart

Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Various Dates

Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

David Geffen Hall (New York, NY)

Today Show Concerts

NBC Today Show 2019 Citi Concert Series

At Rockefeller Plaza in midtown Manhattan

May 6 – September 2, 2019

With music performances by Jennifer Lopez, Thomas Rhett, Jonas Brothers, The Chainsmokers, Dan + Shay, Maggie Rogers, Kacey Musgraves, Andy Grammer, Aloe Blacc, Lizzo, Why Don’t We.

Pier 17

South Street Seaport’s

Rooftop at Pier 17 Concert Series

Also visit Ticketmaster for details on purchasing tickets to the following.

Ben Folds & Violent Femmes
August 1

Greensky Bluegrass
August 2

Rebelution: Good Vibes Summer Tour 2019
August 3

The Stray Cats 40th Anniversary Tour
August 6

Papa Roach: Who Do You Trust Tour
August 11

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
August 18

Squeeze
August 24

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
August 26 & 27

Dr. Dog & Shakey Graves
September 14

Shakey Graves & Dr. Dog
September 15

Thievery Corporation
October 11

Halloween Parade and Other Events In the Month of October 2019
12:00 am
Halloween Parade and Other Events In the Month of October Taking place in New York City’s boroughs Visit our main All Hallow’s Eve Page to learn about many of the events coming up. Plus, have[...]
New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 @ Theater for the New City | New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 October 10-27, 2019 at Theater for the New City New York Butoh Institute presents the New York[...]
Oct 16 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 19 @ 10:00 pm
Harlem Stage Presents, Uptown Nights: Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh @ HARLEM STAGE | New York | New York | United States
7:30 pm
Harlem Stage Presents, Uptown Nights: Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh Friday, October 18, 2019 Harlem Stage 150 Convent Avenue OCTOBER 18TH Baltimore native Maimouna Youssef is of Choctaw, African American, and Muslim heritage who was[...]
The New York City CD & Record Collectors Expo @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
The New York City CD & Record Collectors Expo Saturday, January 19 Saturday, February 16 Saturday, March 16 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, May 18 Saturday, June 15 Saturday, July 20 Saturday, August 17 Saturday, September[...]
White Light Festival at Lincoln Center presents The Love Suicides at Sonezaki @ Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P Rose Hall
Oct 19 – Oct 23 all-day
White Light Festival at Lincoln Center presents The Love Suicides at Sonezaki @ Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P Rose Hall | New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival presents Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju: The Love Suicides at Sonezaki October 19 – 22, 2019 The 2019 White Light Festival opens on Saturday, October 19 with Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju:[...]
Oct 20 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Oct 23 – Oct 25 all-day
Lincoln Center's 2019 White Light Festival presents EN MASSE @ Gerald W Lynch Theater | New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
Lincoln Center’s 2019 White Light Festival presents EN MASSE October 23 – 25, 2019 Gerald W Lynch Theater 524 W 59th St, New York, NY Australia’s Circa ensemble embodies electrifying explosions of physicality and power[...]
ASPECT Chamber Music Series Presents: Schubert Quintet @ Italian Academy of Columbia University
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm
ASPECT Chamber Music Series Presents: Schubert Quintet @ Italian Academy of Columbia University | New York | New York | United States
7:30 pm
ASPECT Chamber Music Series Presents: Schubert Quintet October 23, 2019 Italian Academy of Columbia University 1161 Amsterdam Avenue The ASPECT Chamber Music Series opens its fourth New York City season of illuminating performances with Schubert[...]
Bronx Night Market at Fordham Plaza Returns in 2019
12:00 am
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,[...]
Oct 30 all-day
Salute to Italian Heritage and Culture Event 2019 @ St. John's University | New York | United States
12:00 am
2019 Salute to Italian Heritage and Culture “A Salute to Matera 2019 European Capital of Culture” in cooperation with The Honorable Melinda Katz, President of the Borough of Queens Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:30 –[...]
43rd ANNUAL VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL - 2019 @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
Theater For The New City Holds Its 43rd ANNUAL VILLAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL Thursday, October 31, 2019 Underground stars perform each year in TNC’s Halloween Cabarets. Guests will see and be seen and celebrate the[...]
Nov 7 – Nov 23 all-day
Lincoln Center's 2019 White Light Festival presents Richard III @ Gerald W Lynch Theater | New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
Lincoln Center’s 2019 White Light Festival presents Richard III November 7 – 23, 2019 Gerald W Lynch Theater 524 W 59th St The darker side of human nature is on display in DruidShakespeare: Richard III,[...]
Nov 10 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
The New York City CD & Record Collectors Expo @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
The New York City CD & Record Collectors Expo Saturday, January 19 Saturday, February 16 Saturday, March 16 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, May 18 Saturday, June 15 Saturday, July 20 Saturday, August 17 Saturday, September[...]
Nov 17 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Nov 18 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Nov 22 all-day
Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo @ Apollo Theater | New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
BALLET HISPÁNICO in collaboration with THE APOLLO THEATER presents The World Premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Tiburones A Restaging of Nací by Andrea Miller Con Brazos Abiertos by Michelle Manzanales November 22-23, 2019 at 8:00pm Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s premier[...]
Nov 24 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 7 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 8 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 13 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 14 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
Dec 15 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
12:00 am
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,[...]
The New York City CD & Record Collectors Expo @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
The New York City CD & Record Collectors Expo Saturday, January 19 Saturday, February 16 Saturday, March 16 Sunday, April 14 Saturday, May 18 Saturday, June 15 Saturday, July 20 Saturday, August 17 Saturday, September[...]

 

 

2019 Series / Performances PASSED

The Following Took Place earlier this year and have already taken place

Guyana Day Cultural Festival

Sunday, August 25, 2-19

3065 West 21st Street, Brooklyn

Featuring some of the best combinations in Reggae and Soca artists that fans and families have grown to love.

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Bronx Salsa Fest

July 14 – August 25

Various dates and locations

A month-long borough-wide annual celebration of Salsa

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Wingate 2019 Concert Series

Word has it that this annual highly anticipated event will be back in July with a roster of performances taking place on the following dates:

July 9, 10, 16, 17, 18

Info comes from website for the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.

Details of who’ll be performing are available through the flyers visible at the official site here…

Wingate Field, Brooklyn NYC
Brooklyn Ave between Rutland & Winthrop
Opposite Kings County Hospital

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Dance Party at Bryant Park 2019

Wednesdays from May 1 – June 5, 2019

Dance Lessons: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Live Music and Dancing: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Wednesday, May 1
Salsa Night with Tito Puente

Wednesday, May 8
Latin & Ballroom Night with Fleur Seule

Wednesday, May 15
Contra Dance Night with Brooklyn Swing

Wednesday, May 22
R&B Night with Exenia

Wednesday, May 29
Cumbia Dance Night with LaMar

Wednesday, June 5
LGBTQ Dance Night with Adam Bastien and Jerome Bell of NBC’s the Voice

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New York Guitar Festival

Saturday, June 1
7:00 – 8:30 pm

Free to all

Memphis Minnie: In Search of the Hoodoo Lady

New York Guitar Festival kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration with a tribute to blues legend Memphis Minnie. Arts Brookfield is thrilled to once again partner with New York Guitar Festival to present a free, outdoor concert at Brookfield Place celebrating the life and music of this influential blues guitarist.

The concert will feature an array of diverse musicians across genres, including Rafiq BhatiaKaia KaterJontavious WillisBrandon RossAmythyst KiahBrandee YoungerNicole AtkinsBinky GriptiteAlsarah and the Nubatones, Abdoulaye Alhassane Toure, Banning EyreDavid BrombergKevin BreitDJ Spooky, and GRAMMY Award-winners Vernon Reid and Fantastic Negrito.

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Chelsea Music Festival

Hear | Taste | See

June 6 – 15, 2019

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Summer 2019 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series

Sunday, June 2, 2019
2:00 – 3:30 pm

At Fort Tryon Park in Northern Manhattan
“”Now in its 15th year, NY Scandia Symphony has served Washington Heights and Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park.””

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Queens Dance Festival

Saturday, June 8
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens 

“”Join them for the Queensboro Dance Festival, an annual tour of performances and community dance activities, featuring dance companies throughout Queens””

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New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks 2019 + Fireworks

June 11 – 14, 16, 2019

Free performances for all. The big plus is how there’ll be a pyrotechnic/fireworks display following each concert except for the one on the 16th. 

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Summer Garden Concerts

at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

June 4, 18, 25, 2019
at 6:00 pm

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
421 East 61st Street

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2019 Metropolitan Opera Summer Concerts in NYC Parks

Staggered dates from
June 10 – 19. 2019

Back with their annual Summer Recital Series!
Free to All!

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Washington Square Park 2019 Music Festival

Tuesdays in June at 8:00 pm

Taking place on the Main Stage within Washington Square Park

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Live Music on the Waterfront Terrace

At Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan near the WTC and formerly known as the World Financial Center

Thursdays
7:00 – 8:30 pm

July 11
Martha Redbone Roots Project

July 25
DJ Shub

August 1
Mel Bryant

August 8
Supaman

August 15
Slow Packer and For Def

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2019 Astoria Park Waterfront Concert Series

Thursdays, July 11 – August 15, 2019

At 7:30 pm

Astoria Park Great Lawn. in Queens

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2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Live Performances and Dueling Artists

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Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Unplugged Fridays 2019

Fridays at 6:00 pm
June 7 – July 28
and
July 12 – August 2

At the Pier 3 Greenway Terrace

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The following has yet to be updated. Please Stay Tuned!

2018 Free Summer Concert Series Returns to the Upper West Side at the Lincoln Square Plus Jazz at American Folk Art Museum

Lincoln Square Heats Up with Outdoor Music at Richard Tucker Park Wednesdays, July 11 – August 29, at Broadway and 66th Street Noon to 2:00 pm (with jazz at the Museum at 2:00 pm)

  • Receta Secreta, Drew Anderson Trio Wednesday, July 11
  • Yaz Band, SisterMonk Wednesday, July 18
  • Calliope Brass, The L Train Brass Band Wednesday, July 25
  • Bazaar, Inti and the Moon Wednesday, August 1
  • The Meetles, The Ladybugs Wednesday, August 8
  • Felipe Pavani Band, The Beautiful Distortion Wednesday, August 15
  • Bluegrass Collusion, Sheriff & the Deputy Wednesday, August 22
  • Opera Collective Wednesday, August 29

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Music at Waterside Plaza 2018

Free outdoor entertainment Waterside Plaza is located on the East River between 25th and 29th streets, east of the FDR Highway. A complete listing can be found at gowaterside.com/events/upcoming-events/

Music Offerings:

Ajna Dance Company Wednesday, July 11

Kimya Dawson Wednesday, July 18

George Gee Swing Orchestra Wednesday, July 25

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Madison Square Park Music Concerts 2018

Madison Square Kids Concerts Series 2018 Summer Nights Series at Madison Square Park Updates to the following still to come possibly 2017 Above Ground Series Performers Taking place on Wednesdays

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Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival

Featuring numerous Ticketed Performances Please check the corresponding page linked above to learn about upcoming performances. July 17 – August 11

 

¡Arriba! Community Dance Parties at the High Line 2018

High Line at West 16th Street Official Page(s) This High Line Program is free and open to visitors of all ages. Feel the rhythm of some of New York City’s hottest Latin bands as the High Line is transformed into an epic dance floor for their annual series.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Flushing Town Hall Summer Concert Series

Featuring a mixture of Jazz and World Music Visit their site through the below accompanying links for details on purchasing of any necessary Tickets RDRC Summertime: Ricardo “Panman” Steel Panband Jun 24, 2017 FREE (No RSVP required) Monthly Jazz Jam Jul 5, 2017 $10 / Free for Members Full Moon Drumming Workshop: African Drumming with Vado Diomande Jul 9, 2017 Tickets: $25/$20 Members Benefit Concert feat. New Asia Chamber Music Society and Friends Jul 28, 2017 Paid Tickets Required Monthly Jazz Jam Aug 2, 2017 $10/FREE for Members, Students & Jamming Musicians Full Moon Drumming Workshop: Irish Drumming with Niall O’Leary Aug 6, 2017 $25/$20 Members (per workshop) RDRC Summertime:Papo Vazquez Pirates Troubadours Aug 26, 2017 FREE (No RSVP required)

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Harlem Sweet Spot Festival 2017

Celebrate Summer in Harlem with the Sweet Spot Festival

Sweet Spot Music + Art Festival

Pop + Shop

June 24, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Grand Central Partnership’s Lunchtime Summer Concert Series

Midtown Concerts Chapel of St. Bart’s Church, 325 Park Avenue at East 51st Street

Thursday, April 27 – Hesperus – Devices and Divisions Thursday, May 4 – Abendmusik – The Consorts of William White and his Contemporaries Thursday, May 11 – Diderot String Quartet – Purely Mozart Thursday, May 18 – Alkemie – Love to my Liking: Refrains of Desire in Gothic France Thursday, May 25 – The Lyra Consort – Rare Jewels of the French Baroque Pt. 2 Thursday, June 1 – Marginalia – Le Chansonnier du Roi Thursday, June 8 – Bud Roach – The Muse’s Delight Thursday, June 15 – Morrongiello & Weinman Lute Duo – Lute Duets From the Elizabethan Golden Age Thursday, June 22 – Sonnambula – Musique à Trois: Works for Viols Alone Thursday, June 29 – Ryland Angel – Portraits of Mary

Cool Music for Warm Summer Days 345 Park Avenue at East 51st Street

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Tuesday, May 9 – Clarity Festival Brass Band Thursday, May 18 – Straight Up Band Tuesday, May 23 – Best Kept Secret Thursday, May 25 – One Stop Pony Band Thursday, June 1 – Quarteto Moderno Tuesday, June 6 – Hit The Roof Featuring Matt Daniel Thursday, June 8 – Soul Revival Tuesday, June 13 – Charlie Lagond & Kaleidoscope Thursday, June 15 – Linda Ipanema & Stan Edwards: 30’s – 80’s Tuesday, June 20 – Los Hacheros Thursday, June 22 – Out Of The Box Big Band Tuesday, June 27 – Acute Inflections Thursday, June 29 – Beyond Fab: Beatles & More Thursday, July 6 – Joe Battaglia’s NY Big Band Tuesday, July 11 – Luis Ramirez & Friends Thursday, July 13 – TJ Tomlin Dixieland Allstars Tuesday, July 18 – Eddie & The Starlites Thursday, July 20 – Bustamante Tuesday, July 25 – Felix & The Cats Thursday, July 27 – Square Feet Classic Rock Thursday, August 3 – Blue Cha Cha Thursday, August 10 – The Pazant Brothers Orchestra Thursday, August 17 – Memories Tuesday, August 22  – Annie D. With Transfusion Thursday, August 31 – Swing Street Orchestra

JAZZ ON THE PLAZA

AT 601 LEXINGTON AVENUE Lexington Ave at East 53rd Street Thursdays, 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm No Details as yet regarding this for 2017

COOL MUSIC FOR WARM SUMMER DAYS

345 Park Avenue at East 51st Street Except where noted, Tuesdays, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Presented by Rudin Management Company. No Details as yet regarding this for 2017

THE PLAZA AT

101 PARK AVENUE Park Avenue at East 40th Street Wednesdays, 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm No Details as yet regarding this for 2017

THE PLAZA AT

600 THIRD AVENUE East 40th Street at Third Avenue Fridays, 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm No Details as yet regarding this for 2017

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Seaside and Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series in Brooklyn

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series

EVERY MONDAY NIGHT AT WINGATE FIELD AT 7:30 pm (FREE!) Brooklyn Avenue between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street, across the street from Kings County Hospital. Performers are subject to change without notice. Check the official website or call the concert hotline for updates at 718-222-0600, or listen to WBLS-FM 107.5.

Won’t be going on this Summer of 2017

A long standing Brooklyn tradition, music under the stars. (718-469-1912) Official Page here…

Seaside Concert Series in Brooklyn

at Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk

Won’t be going on this Summer of 2017

Official Page here…

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New Music in Bryant Park 2015

New Music in Bryant Park Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America. Details regarding what groups will actually be performing which nights will come at a later date.

  • Monday, May 18 : 5:30 – 8:00 pm One classical and one jazz ensemble
  • Monday, May 25 : 5:30 – 8:00 pm One classical and one jazz ensemble
  • Monday, June 1 : 5:30 – 8:00 pm One classical and one jazz ensemble
  • Monday, June 8 : 5:30 – 8:00 pm One classical and one jazz ensemble
  • Monday, June 15 : 4:30 – 10:00 pm New Music Festival with six excellent groups.

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Seaport Music Festival

July 11 – August 29, 2014 7:00 – 9:00 pm FREE Stage at Water and Fulton Streets within the Seaport Area No details as yet for 2017 as of the time of this update

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Music & Other Entertainment at Riverside Park, NYC

There’s plenty going on at this wonderful stretch of parkland along Manhattan’s upper west side. This park which stretches from 68th street all the way up to 155th street will play host to quite a bit of goings on the entire year through.

Hudson River Park Music and Dance, 2013

There’s a heck of a whole lot goin’ on at Hudson River Park this coming season! From MoonDance to RiverRocks as well as other featured concerts….’we’ll all be in a dancing frenzy as we move to the beat of so many musical performances.

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