Music


family-friendly music series


David Bowie is

Friday, March 2–Sunday, July 15, 11:00 am–7:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum ~ Brooklyn
Weekdays: $20, $12/students & seniors, $6/ages 4–12, free/ages 3 & under
Weekends: $25, $16/students & seniors, $10/ages 4–12, free/ages 3 & under
Explore 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie's personal archive in an immersive, multimedia installation that includes continuous audio along with...

The Let Go

Sunday, June 24, 11:00 am–6:00 pm
Park Avenue Armory ~ Upper East Side
$17
Dance away at an installation by interdisciplinary artist Nick Cave activated by “chase,” a multi-colored, 100-foot-long mylar sculpture that glides across the...

New York City Pride March

Sunday, June 24, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Pride March Route ~ West Village/East Village
FREE
Celebration the LBQT community with over 110 festive floats and hundreds of marching contingents representing a vast array of nonprofits, community organizations,...

Porch Stomp

Sunday, June 24, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Governors Island ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
This annual celebration of American dance and music and dance features 70 plus performers from the Ferry landings to Nolan Park, square...

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: The Music of Bob Dylan

Sunday, June 24, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Brooklyn Bowl ~ Brooklyn
$12, free/ages 1 & under
Enjoy an interactive and educational live music experience for families set in the remarkable Brooklyn Bowl venue featuring the danceable music of...

Harlem Meer Performance Festival

Sunday, June 24, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Central Park, Dana Discovery Center at the Harlem Meer ~ Central Park
FREE
This summer lakeside concerts series features international and local musicians playing in a variety of easy-to-dance-to styles including jazz, Latin, world, and...

Scandinavian Music Festival Concert: The String Orchestra

Sunday, June 24, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Fort Tryon Park ~ Hamilton/Washington Heights
FREE
The String Orchestra performs works by Frank Foerster, Jean Sibelius, Ture Rangstrom and Knudage Riisager. Bring a blanket and take in the...

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Sunday, June 24, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Carnegie Hall ~ Midtown West
$20-$100
Composers Francisco J. Núñez and Cristian Grases present a world premiere program featuring two brand new works created for youth voices featuring...

Basil Twist's Symphonie Fantastique

Sunday, June 24, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Here Art Center ~ Tribeca/SoHo
$35-$100
Internationally recognized artist and puppeteer Basil Twist revisits his legendary 1998 masterpiece. Symphonie floats and swirls in a 1,000-gallon water tank neatly...

Let’s Dance!

Sunday, June 24, 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
Pier I ~ Upper West Side
FREE
Learn to dance at Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance...

Hudson Riverkids: Tim Kubart

Monday, June 25, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 25 ~ Soho & Tribeca
FREE
Grammy winner Tim Kubart performs fun family-friendly music along the Hudson River.

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum Summer Garden Concerts: Tavern Tunes

Tuesday, June 26, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden ~ Upper East Side
$15, $5/ages 11 & under, Free/babies under 1
Frank Hendricks and Bob Conroy of STOUT perform tavern tunes with hearty vocal harmonies and acoustic instruments in a historic garden. Museum...

Washington Square Music Festival

Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 pm–10:00 pm
Washington Square Park ~ West Village & East Village
FREE
Celebrate the Washington Square Music Festival 60th season of free classical and jazz concerts in a lovely outdoor setting. Seating is first...

Southern Accents: Tom Petty Tribute

Wednesday, June 27, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Grace Building ~ Midtown West
FREE
American up-and-coming acts perform new original music inspired by the late, great troubadour Tom Petty. Musicians include Beth Snapp (Kingsport, TN), Andrew...

SummerStage: The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

Wednesday, June 27, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Jackie Robinson Park ~ Harlem
FREE
An enchanting evening of favorite opera arias and duets al fresco features Metropolitan Opera rising stars Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, Gerard Schneider,...

Summer in the Square: Thunder and Sunshine & Dueling Beatboxers

Thursday, June 28, 9:00 am–6:00 pm
Union Square ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
FREE
Union Square hosts a full days of kids programming featuring an 11 am concert by funky rockers Thunder and Sunshine. Meet animals...

Locomotive Lawn Live

Thursday, June 28, 10:30 am–11:15 am
Riverside Park, Locomotive Lawn ~
FREE
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on a comfy turf lawn. Unshaded...

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: Unplugged

Thursday, June 28, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Brookyln Bridge Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Enjoy intimate, unplugged sets performed by musical duos on a waterfront lawn with a view of the Manhattan sky line.

Live at the Archway

Thursday, June 28, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge ~ Brooklyn
FREE
The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO comes alive with music, dance and art from diverse local artist. Groove to a...

Hudson Riverkids: Tim Kubart

Thursday, June 28, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Pier 25 ~ Soho & Tribeca
FREE
Grammy winner Tim Kubart performs fun family-friendly music along the Hudson River.

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