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...

Southern Accents: Tom Petty Tribute

Wednesday, June 20, 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...

Summer in the Square: Astrograss

Thursday, June 21, 9:00 am–6:00 pm
Union Square ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
FREE
Union Square hosts a full days of kids programming featuring an 11 am bluegrass concert by Astrograss. Meet animals from Art Farm...

Make Music New York

Thursday, June 21, 10:00 am–10:00 pm
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FREE
This annual free musical celebration on the longest day of the year features over 1,200 diverse concerts (some participatory) on streets, sidewalks,...

Locomotive Lawn Live

Thursday, June 21, 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...

Hudson Riverkids: Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band

Thursday, June 21, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Pier 25 ~ Soho & Tribeca
FREE
See kiddie rockers Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band on the scenic Hudson River.

Summer Solstice Celebration in Socrates Sculpture Park

Thursday, June 21, 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park ~ Queens
FREE
Mark Summer Solstice with art-making workshops and activities from The Noguchi Museum, Free Style Arts Association, and The Blue Bus Project, and...

Friends of the Washington Market Park Concert Series: Astrograss

Thursday, June 21, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Washington Market Park ~ Tribeca/Soho
FREE
Catch a family-friendly concert in a pretty park. Bring a blanket and a picnic if you wish. The series ends with kid-friendly...

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: Unplugged

Thursday, June 21, 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.

Inka Chakana

Thursday, June 21–Saturday, June 23, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Celebrate the Summer Solstice with members of the Kichwa Nation community as they create an Inka Chakana, a symbol carrying great significance...

Live at the Archway

Thursday, June 21, 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...

Community Cowpokes with Hopalong Andrew: Tribeca

Friday, June 22, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Whole Foods Tribeca ~ Soho, Tribeca & LES
FREE
Sing along with Hopalong Andrew, an award-winning musician and former NYC Urban Park Ranger who adapts classic cowboy songs to reflect life...

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival: Unplugged

Friday, June 22, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Enjoy intimate, unplugged sets on a waterfront lawn with a view of the Manhattan skyline.

Rockstock And Barrels Festival

Saturday, June 23, 12:00 am
Beach 90 Boardwalk ~ Queens
FREE
Enjoy surf contests, a local arts and crafts shopping village, skateboard demos, and live music at an NYC beach reachable by ferry...

Shababa Saturday Mornings

Saturday, June 23, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
92Y ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Sing, dance and celebrate Shabbat as a community. Families with babies, toddlers and older children enjoy traditional and non-traditional music, creative prayer,...

Shop Harlem Live Harlem Artisanal Fair

Saturday, June 23, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
St. Nicholas Avenue ~ Harlem/Upper Manhattan
FREE
Over 50 local artisans and small businesses showcase Harlem's finest in locally made products, plus enjoy fun workshops, kids activities, face painting,...

The Let Go

Saturday, June 23, 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...

Mad. Sq. Park Hydrangea Hurrah

Saturday, June 23, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Madison Square Park ~ Gramercy & Flatiron
FREE
Celebrate Madison Square Park’s prized hydrangeas with activities for all ages including lawn games, live jazz music, a wall of hydrangeas and...

Inti Raymi Festival

Saturday, June 23, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
National Museum of the American Indian – New York ~ Lower Manhattan
FREE
Celebrate Inti Raymi (“Festival of the Sun”), one of the most important traditional celebrations in the Andean countries of Peru, Ecuador and...

SummerStage: The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series

Saturday, June 23–Wednesday, June 27, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Williamsbridge Oval ~ Bronx
FREE
An enchanting evening of favorite opera arias and duets al fresco features Metropolitan Opera rising stars Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, Gerard Schneider,...

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