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Jump for Joy: A Celebration of Freedom

Jump for Joy- A Celebration of Freedom

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lincoln Center
65th Street & Broadway
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

In honor of Juneteenth, journey through the continuum of Black Roots music with radical joy as a collective of today’s greatest voices uplift with song and triumphant community. This family-friendly performance features the music of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Mary Lou Williams, and more. Before the concert, join a hands-on creative movement class at The Oasis on Josie Robertson Plaza, led by Lincoln Center Teaching Artists, that is open to visitors of all ages and ability levels who are ready and curious to explore their own dance skills without limitations.

The workshop and performance are general admission, first-come first-served. Limited advance reservations will also be available for the performance at 12 pm on the Monday before.

See our guide to summer at Lincoln Center.

Social Dance at The Oasis

Rejoice in the healing power of movement with a free Social Dance series in the Lincoln Center Plaza. The summer-long celebration of reconnection and ecstatic motion is held on the city’s new largest outdoor dance floor, The Oasis. Try Merengue Tipico, Bachata, Salsa, Lindy hop, Western swing, Tango, The Hustle, Freestyle, Ballroom, and more. All…

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Free Ballet Hispánico Dance Classes

Take free dance classes with acclaimed local dance troupe  Ballet Hispánico in a lush three-acre green space by a new luxury apartment building.

On Saturday mornings, kids ages 3-10 can learn styles ranging from Rumba Flamenca to Afrobeats. On Thursday evenings, adults learn salsa, Afrobeats, hip-hop and more.

 

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Lincoln Center Family Workshops & Shows

Join all-ages music and dance workshops followed by performances by diverse, international musicians and dancers.

The workshop and performance are general admission, first-come first-served. Limited advance reservations will also be available for the performance at 12:00 pm on the Monday before.

Also check out the gorgeous installation GATHER throughout Lincoln Center.

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Columbus Ave Open Streets

Dine on fare from local restaurants and tables set up in car free streets. Enjoy activities for all ages including kids music, artmaking, live music, store discounts, food samples, sidewalk chalk, games and more.

Also look for art installations in storefronts.

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