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** New Yorkled Magazine **

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 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. Also on this page is an additional calendar featuring other music-performance events followed by last year’s listings.

2023 Today Show Citi Summer Concert Series

Specific dates through September, 2023

Free to all

48th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues at Rockefeller Center’s Plaza

Featuring such artists as the Jonas Brothers, Big Time Rush, Niall Horan, Chance the Rapper, Kim Petras, Karol G, TWICE, Dan + Shay, Renée Rapp, Kelsea Ballerini, Darius Rucker


2023 Jazz Age Lawn Party at Governors Island

June 10 & 11, 2023

August 12 & 13, 2023

Governors Island, Colonels Row Green
Lasts for about 6 hours from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Age requirement: 21+ with valid ID


Rite of Summer Music Festival at Governors Island

Friday, June 16:
The Jazz WaHi Com­posers Sex­tet 
5:00 & 7:00 pm

Saturday, July 22:
Irish ensem­ble Dublin Gui­tar Quar­tet 
Nolan Park
1:00 & 3:00 pm

Friday, August 25:
Castle Williams
5:00 & 7:00 pm


2023 Bryant Park Picnic Performances Calendar

Every week from June through Mid-September

Bryant Park, 40th – 42nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues

Thursday, June 1
New York City Opera: La Bohème

Friday, June 2
Jazzmobile : The Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra

Thursday, June 8
Contemporary Dance: Robin Dunn + Legendary Friends

Friday, June 9
Contemporary Dance: Dance Heginbotham + TBA

Thursday, June 15
Contemporary Dance: Terk Lewis + Kayla Farrish

Friday, June 16
Contemporary Dance: Soles of Duende + Josh Johnson

Friday, June 23
Emerging Music Festival: Psymon Spine, THUS LOVE, Katy Kirby

Saturday, June 24
Emerging Music Festival: Ky Vöss, Seramic, Miss Grit, Dead Tooth

Friday, June 30
Jalopy Theatre: Michael Daves Quartet ft. Tony Trishka, Yacouba Sissoko, Terrell King

Friday, July 7
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra

Friday, July 14
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Tessa Lark + Michael Thurber

Friday, July 21
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Magos Herrera featuring The Knights

Friday, July 28
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Champe-Soukous Collective

Thursday, August 3
Ailey Moves NYC: Ailey II

Friday, August 4
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Ndlovu Youth Choir

Friday, August 11
Joe’s Pub: Shaina Taub

Friday, August 18
New York City Opera: The Barber of Seville

Saturday, August 19
New York City Opera: Alessandro Lora in Concert

Friday, August 25
Accordions Around the World: Diana Burco, Suistamon Sähkö, Ragini Ensemble

Saturday, August 26
Roulette Intermedium: 75 Dollar Bill, Ka Baird, TBA

Friday, September 1
The Classical Theatre of Harlem: Langston in Harlem

Thursday, September 7
American Symphony Orchestra: American Expressions

Friday, September 8
New York City Opera: Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, September 9
Drom: Gaye Su Akyol (U.S. debut)

Thursday, September 14
Harlem Stage: 40th Anniversary Concert







Everything Below is From a Previous Year.

Stay tuned for items to be added to the current listing above.

They’re listed so’s to give you an idea as to what might be in store for the coming months.


Escher Quartet Plays Brahms & Mendelssohn at Bohemian National Hall

Thursday, November 3, 7.30 pm

Bohemian National Hall
321 E 73rd Street


Bloomingdale School of Music 2022/23 Faculty Concert Series

Friday, October 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Sounds from the Neighborhood: An Evening of Songs Old and New


David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street



Flushing Town Hall Continues Mini-Global Mashup Series in August with “Ukraine Meets Cuba” Concert

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Flushing Town Hall

The concert will feature Ukrainian bandura master Julian Kytasty, Havana-based singer Danae Blanco, and Grammy-nominated Cuban guitarist Juan Carlos Formell. 



Rough Trade & Rockefeller Center Present:

iNDIEPLAZA: Two Day Music Festival at the Rockefeller Plaza

September 17 & 18, 2022



30th Annual Jazz at the Mansion Concert

Saturday – Sunday, August 20 – 21
2:00 – 6:00 pm

At the Morris Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace, NYC


Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center Returns!

August 26 – September 5

Featuring taped and live performances with about 2,500 seats available.
Taking place in front of the Opera House around Josie Robertson Plaza



Blues BBQ Festival 2022

Saturday, August 13
Beginning at 1:00 pm

Pier 76 at Hudson River Park

That’s right, this IS going on this year! What a treat!



Bloomingdale School of Music Free Community Concert + BBQ

Wednesday, July 27
7:00 – 8:30 pm

Suggested donation: $10
All are welcome! Come for the music, stay for the burgers, dogs, drinks, and more.
Bloomingdale School of Music, 323 W 108th Street



Waterfront Concert Series on the Astoria Park Great Lawn

Thursdays, July 14 – August 4, 2022
7:00 pm

Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the Pond


Carnegie Hall CityWide Concerts

Free Outdoor Performances throughout the city


International African Arts Festival

Friday, July 1 – Monday, July 4
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Taking place Rain or Shine

Commodore Barry Park in Downtown Brooklyn
Park Avenue, Navy Street and Flusing Avenue



St. Ann’s Warehouse Presents

:: Free Concerts at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Saturday, July 9, 2022

At Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1


ABC Good Morning America Concert Series

Select Fridays through September 2

Featuring Aespa / OneRepublic / Megan Thee Stallion / Demi Lovato / Ozuna / Black Eyed Peas

‘and maybe more? Let’s see!



Queens Symphony Orchestra Offers Up a

Free Concert in the Park: “New York in a New World”

Sunday, June 26, 2022
5:15 pm

A Concert for the Whole Family
Free to All

In Forest Park


Hudson Yards Summer Concerts on the Wells Fargo Stage

Wednesdays from June 1 – August 3, 2022

Public Square and Gardens at Hudson Yards just off the Hudson River in Midtown Manhattan


Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

June 25, 26, 2022
2:00 – 7:00 pm

Free to All!

Taking place on Liberty Lawn at Pier 6 within Brooklyn Bridge Park



Evening Picnic Performances at Bryant Park

Select days through early September 2022

7:00 pm each evening

Head on over to Midtown Manhattan with your blanket, chair and picnic to enjoy what’s in store these coming weeks. Jazz, Opera, Stage Performances and more will be on hand.


Sunset on the Hudson 2022 Performances

Fridays from June 3 – August 26, 2022
No performances on July 1

At Pier 45 at Christopher Street (West of the Village)




Lincoln Center’s Summer for the City

Visit the official page to learn about these upcoming FREE events.

Items meant for everyone; from LGBTQ oriented happenings to others for kids, teens, adults, music / poetry lovers and more!

Tons of items going on this summer at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts as well as the David Rubenstein Atrium.


Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in NYC

August 26 – 28, 2022

Multiple Locations


Naumburg Orchestral Concerts at the Bandshell

Select Tuesdays from June 14 – August 2, 2022
(No Rain Dates)

At the Naumburg Bandshell, just south of the 72nd Street Central Park Traverse (road)


RCTA Sunset Concert Series

Saturdays, June 25 – August 27
at 7:00 pm

Free to All

Concert lawn, north of the Riverside Clay Tennis Courts,
within Riverside Park just off the Hudson at the streets numbering in the high 90s.


Grand Central Partnership’s

5th Annual Summer Solstice Music Festival

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
4:30 – 6:00 pm

Featuring live performances from “some of NYC’s top musical talent”.

Park Avenue from East 39th Street to East 54th Street




Grand Central Partnership’s

Rudin Summer Concert Series

Wednesdays from June 1 – August 31, 2022
12:30 – 1:30 pm

345 Park Avenue

Here is the listing of performances as per the official site’s page here…

Wednesday, June 1: Liverpool Shuffle
Wednesday, June 8: Off the Hook
Wednesday, June 15: The Benjamins
Wednesday, June 22: Peter Maness & The Master Keys
Wednesday, June 29: Head Over Heels
Wednesday, July 6: The Priceless Band
Wednesday, July 13: Beyond Fab
Wednesday, July 20: CC & The Boys
Wednesday, July 27: Current Affairs Music
Wednesday, August 3: Stone Groove
Wednesday, August 10: Susan D
Wednesday, August 17: Square Feet
Wednesday, August 24: The Mystic
Wednesday, August 31: Sterling Strings


21st Annual River To River Festival

June 12 – 26

Brought forth by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)


Washington Square Music Festival

Tuesdays in June
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022
8:00 pm

Washington Square Park


Metropolitan Opera in the Parks – Free Performances in NYC’s Outdoors

June 20 – 29, 2022

2022 Summer Recital Series


2022 Chelsea Music Festival :: “Not Without You”

June 23 – 28, 2022

Multiple locations




BRIC: Celebrate Brooklyn! 2022 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 8 to August 6.


Live at and Under the Archway in Brooklyn Performances

Thursdays from Jun 9 – September 1, 2022
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Taking place rain or shine

Underneath the DUMBO (Manhattan Bridge Overpass) Archway at Water Street in Brooklyn


SummerStage 2022

The City Parks Foundation’s roster of performances is back with another year of entertainment in our NYC Parks. Loads in store for everyone! Most items are free, so have a look!


Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2022

Sundays from July 17 – August 21, 2022
2:00 – 4:00 pm

By the Harlem Meer near the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

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. You’ve also additional subway stations farther east and west along with local bus routes.




2022 FOX All-American Summer Concert Series

Select Fridays through August 26, 2022
6:00 – 9:00 am

Free to All

Taking place at the FOX News Plaza at/about 48th Street and Sixth Avenue

Some of the performers expected to appear are Gavin DeGraw, Tenille Arts, Lee Greenwood, Phillip Phillips, Flo Rida, Foreigner, Jimmie Allen, Chris Lane, Joe Nichols and others.


Concerts at the Seaport’s Pier 17

Pier 17 at what’s traditionally been known as the South Street Seaport, in Lower Manhattan, off the East River.

Purchased Tickets required for these.

Greensky Bluegrass on June 24, 25
Tash Sultana: Terra Firma 2022 on June 26
Billy Strings on June 29
Flogging Molly & The Interrupters on June 30
Yacht Rock Revue 2022 Tour on July 7
Bikini Kill on July 8
5 Seconds of Summer: Take My Hand World Tour on July 12, 13
The Psychedelic Furs: Made of Rain 2022 Tour with Special Guests X on July 15
The Cult: We Own The Night Tour on July 20
Sad Summer Festival presented by Journeys on July 22
AlexisonFire on July 23
Andrew Bird and Iron & Wine: Outside Problems Tour on July 29
Chase Atlantic: Cold Nights Tour 2022 on July 30,31
Girl in red on August 2
The Driver Era: Summer Tour 2022 on August 4
Jason Mraz & Raining Jane: Lalalalivesongs on August 5
Atmosphere x Iration: Sunshine and Summer Nights Tour on August 6
BLXST: Before You Go Tour on August 8
Rise Against with The Used on August 9
Elvis Costello & The Imposters on August 11
Dashboard Confessional & Andrew McMahon in The Wilderness: Hello Gone Days Tour on August 12
Franz Ferdinand: Hits to The Head Tour on August 13
David Gray – White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour on August 16
Blondie + special guest The Damned: Against The Odds Tour on August 17, 18
Reggae Fest Blaze on August 20
SLIGHTLY STOOPID: Summer Traditions 2022 on August 24
Simple Plan & Sum 41: The Blame Canada Tour on August 25
Local Natives: Inside An Hourglass Tour on August 26

Visit the official site for additional listings.





Random New Items:

New Village Music Fest

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Tompkins Square Park
7th Street between Avenue A & B


electric zoo (evolved)

New York’s Electronic Music Festival

August 30 – September 1, 2019

Taking place on Randall’s Island Park


Viva Voce Musical Ensemble

Sundays in August 2019

Free Performances

in Staten Island’s

High Rock Park


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


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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


EastRiver Ensemble Concert

September 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Tickets available through official site linked to above

Museum at Eldridge Street


At the Museum of Chinese in America

The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series

Various Dates in August


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)


Free Lunchtime Concerts at Richard Tucker Park

In the Lincoln Square Area

Wednesdays, July 3 – August 28, 2019


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.


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


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


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 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.


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



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…

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…

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…


Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Various Dates

Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

David Geffen Hall (New York, NY)





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.


Bronx Salsa Fest

July 14 – August 25

Various dates and locations

A month-long borough-wide annual celebration of Salsa


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


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


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.


Chelsea Music Festival

Hear | Taste | See

June 6 – 15, 2019


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.””


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””


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. 


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


Live Music on the Waterfront Terrace

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

7:00 – 8:30 pm

July 11
Martha Redbone Roots Project

July 25
DJ Shub

August 1
Mel Bryant

August 8

August 15
Slow Packer and For Def


2019 Astoria Park Waterfront Concert Series

Thursdays, July 11 – August 15, 2019

At 7:30 pm

Astoria Park Great Lawn. in Queens


2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Live Performances and Dueling Artists


Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Unplugged Fridays 2019

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

At the Pier 3 Greenway Terrace




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


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



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



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.


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


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) —–

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


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…


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.



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




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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