NYC 2023 Free / Cheap Concerts and Music Events – Spring / Summer / Autumn – New York City

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.



Lincoln Center’s Summer for the City

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

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



2023 Broadway in Bryant Park Performances

At Bryant Park, located in the center of Manhattan

Thursdays in July
12:30 – 1:30 pm

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

Hosted and presented by 106.7 LiteFM


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

Thursday, June 15
Wednesday, July 12
Wednesday, August 9



New Village Music Fest

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Tompkins Square Park
7th Street Between Avenue A & B

Featuring Live Music, DJ, Live Art, Free Workshops



2023 FOX All-American Summer Concert Series

Select Fridays through September 1, 2023
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 3 Doors Down, Parmalee W/ Blanco Brown, Colbie Caillet, Justin Moore W/ Riley Green, Skillet, UB40, Gary Levox, Flo Rida, Donny Osmond, Jelly Roll and others.



Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2023

Sundays from July 16 – August 20, 2023
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.



Bargemusic Free Concerts for the 2023 Season

April – August, 2023
Select Saturdays and Sundays

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1; very close to the base of the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY

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


Carnegie Hall CityWide Concerts

Free Outdoor Performances throughout the city



Hudson Yards Summer Concerts on the Wells Fargo Stage

Wednesdays from June 21 – August 9, 2023
6:00 pm / Doors Open at 5:00 pm

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

June 21 / Geese
Special Guest: sweet93

June 28 / Thuy
Special Guest: Emerlyd

July 5 / Domi & JD Beck
Special Guest:Sasha Rome

July 12 / Vagabon
Special Guest: Jayla Kai

July 19 / Flor
Special Guest: Doublecamp

July 26 / Gabriel Garzón-Montano
Special Guest: Pieri

August 2 / The 502S
Special Guest: Alex Lambert

August 9 / Alexander 23
Special Guest: TBA


2023 Astoria Park Waterfront Concert Series

Thursday Nights on July 13, 20, 27

The Waterfront Concert Series at Astoria Park Returns!

Astoria Park Great Lawn on Shore Boulevard between Hell Gate Bridge and the Pool

Free and Open to All




Flushing Town Hall Continues Mini-Global Mashup Series

Morrocco Meets the Balkans

Saturday, July 15

Flushing Town Hall’s most popular series, the Global Mashups, will continue its summer run with the Morocco Meets The Balkans concert featuring Grammy-nominated Moroccan Gnawa master Samir LanGus and southern Balkan dance band, the Mountain Lions. Come early for Gnawa dance lessons and Balkan folk dance lessons from Kristina Vaskys!



The Blues BBQ Festival is Back this Year of 2023

Saturday, August 19
1:00 pm

Pier 76 located on the West Side Highway in the upper 30s streets just off the Hudson River



The Hippo Playground Summer Concert Series

Wednesdays from July 19 – August 9, 2023

Riverside Park at 91st Street

Concerts for kids



ABC Good Morning America Concert Series

Select Fridays through September

Featuring Jung Kook of BTS / Fat Joe, Remy Ma and Busta Rhymes / Tim McGraw / Sam Hunt

‘and maybe more? Let’s see!



Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center Returns!

August 25 – September 4

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



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




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

2023 Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series is Back!

June 20, 23, 24, 26, 28. 30



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.

Yellowcard: Celebrating 20 Years of Ocean Avenue on Sat, July 8
T-Pain on Tue, July 11
Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer On Earth 2023 on Wed, July 12
YUNGBLUD: The World Tour on Fri, July 14
The Struts – Remember the Name on Sat, July 15
Jenny Lewis – JOY’ALL TOUR on Tue, July 18
An Evening with CAKE on Fri, July 21 & Sat, July 22
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead on Thu, July 27
Pink Martini on Wed, August 2
NIKI on Thu, August 3
The Mountain Goats on Fri, August 4
Anjunabeats Outdoors on Sat, August 5
Carly Rae Jepsen – Anything to Be With You Tour on Mon, August 7 & Tue, August 8
JPEGMAFIA & Danny Brown on Wed, August 9
Rina Sawayama on Sat, August 12
Shakey Graves and Lucius on Tue, August 15
Billy & The Kids on Fri, August 18
Reggae Fest Blaze on Sat, August 19
Pixies and Modest Mouse on Mon, August 21 & Tue, August 22
Gimme Gimme Disco – 5 Year Anniversary Festival on Sat, August 26
Local Natives – Time Will Wait For No One Tour on Tue, August 29
JVKE – what tour feels like on Wed, August 30
Tove Lo – Dirt Femme Tour on Sun, September 10
All Time Low – Experience The Sound of Letting Go on Tue, September 12
An Evening with Ween on Thu, September 14
Bishop Briggs & MisterWives – The Don’t Look Down Tour on Fri, September 15
Tate McRae – ARE WE FLYING TOUR on Tue, September 19 & Wed, September 20
Macklemore – The BEN Tour on Fri, September 22
Grace Potter – Mother Road on Sat, September 23
Old 97’s 30th Anniversary Celebration with Drive-By Truckers on Thu, September 28
Dance Gavin Dance on Fri, September 29
Princess on Sat, September 30
A Very Special Night with Brothers Osborne on Thu, Oct 5
Eric Nam on Wed, Oct 11

Visit the official site for additional listings.


Ford Ampitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk

3052 West 21st Street, Brooklyn

All items below are paid ticketed events

Saturday, July 22

The Ghost Inside & Underneath
Friday, July 28

Summer Block Party Presents Jodeci & SWV
Friday, August 4

The Mega-Monsters Tour: Gojira & Mastodon w/ special guest Lorna Shore
Saturday, August 12

7th Annual Freestyle Beach House
Saturday, September 2

Afrobeats Reggae Festival
Saturday, September 30





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





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





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



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




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


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



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)





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



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!







Random New Items:




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


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.



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



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


blankFree 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 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



Presented by St. Ann’s Warehouse in partnership with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy:

FANDANGO at the Wall

Sunday, July 9
7:00 pm

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1

Taking place Rain or Shine





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

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


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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