Summer 2014 – Fun Free Stuff In The City!





Directions:  The Mainstage is in Central Park, located at Rumsey Playfield 5th Ave & 72nd (Enter 72nd & 5th and walk West)


Saturday, June 28, 2014 | 3 p.m. Club Classics Live! featuring  Sam Sparro, Ultra Naté, Kevin Aviance, Alfa Anderson, Luci Martin and Norma Jean Wright (Formerly of Chic), Company Freak Join a great dance party curated by Jason King, including a DJ Set by Andre Collins and live interpretations of disco, funk, soul and house classics.  Free!

Sunday, June 29, 2014 | 3 p.m. Jon Batiste and Stay Human / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble The Blue Note Jazz Festival brings a taste of New Orleans to SummerStage. Free!

Thursday, July 3, 2014 | 6-10 p.m. Herbert Holler / DJ Cosi / Marc Smooth The longest running weekly Friday-night party in NYC history visits SummerStage on a Thursday night.Free!

Saturday, July 5, 2014 | 3-7 p.m. Teddy Afro / Noura Mint Seymali / Hahu Dance Crew An afternoon of music and dance from Ethiopia and Mauritania. Free

Sunday, July 6, 2014 | 3-7 p.m. Global Family Day: Okee Dokee Brothers / Hybrid Movement Company / Shaun Parker & Company / Acrobuffos / National Dance Institute SummerStage Global Family Day is back for another raucous afternoon of whacky fun. Free!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 | 7-10 p.m. Andrew Bird & The Hands of Glory / Luke Temple A great evening of music at SummerStage. Free!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | 6-9 p.m. Beatnuts / Ana Tijoux / Bodega Bamz / DJ Tony Touch

Presented in association with (LAMC) Latin Alternative Music Conference. Free!


Saturday, July 12, 2014 | 3-7 p.m. Babasónicos / Juana Molina / La Santa Cecilia Presented in association with (LAMC) Latin Alternative Music Conference. Free!

Sunday, July 13, 2014 | 6-10 p.m. Bonobo / Cibo Matto in association with Okayfuture — Celebrating 15 years of Okayplayer A great night of electronic music at SummerStage. Free!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | 8-10 p.m. Ballet Hispanico / A Palo Seco Latino and Flamanco dance companies will take the stage. Free!

Saturday, July 19, 2014 | 7-10 p.m.Lenine & Martin Fondse Orchestra: The Bridge / Maíra Freitas / DJ Tutu Moraes in association with Brasil Summerfest An evening of music from Brazil.Free!

Sunday, July 20, 2013 | 3-7 p.m. Mishima / Txarango / DJ sets by Headbirds in association with the Institute e Ramon Llull Experience music from Barcelona and beyond during Catalan Sounds on Tour. Free!

*Monday, July 21, 2014 | 7-10 p.m.New Songs of Justice: An Evening Honoring Pete Seeger

An evening honoring Pete Seeger brings great music from Anti-Flag (acoustic), Toni Blackman, The Chapin Sisters, Rebel Diaz, Steve Earle, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, and James to SummerStage. Free!

Saturday, July 26, 2014 | 3-7 p.m. Chronixx & The Zincfence Redemption / Junior Reid / The Rice and Peas Crew in association with Large Up and Federation Sound Free

Sunday, July 27, 2014 | 3-7 p.m. Rock Steady Crew 37th Anniversary Concert Celebrate the 37th Anniversary of The Rock Steady Crew with their second performance at SummerStage. Free!

*Monday, July 28, 2014 | 8-10 p.m. John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown directed by Fisher Stevens in association with Westbeth Entertainment A one-man play by Emmy Award winner John Leguizamo. Free!

Sunday, August 3, 2014 | 7-10 p.m. Gregory Porter & Revive Big Band led by Igmar Thomas

Bluenote 75th Anniversary Celebration in association with Revive Music  Free

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | 8-10 p.m. Spectrum Dance Theater / Sidra Bell Dance NY

An evening of contemporary dance at SummerStage  Free

Saturday, August 9, 2013 | 3-7 p.m. Tasha Cobbs / Smokie Norful / Pastor Charles Jenkins / VaShawn Mitchell / Kierra Sheard / Micah Stampley / Brian Courtney Wilso  Motown Gospel music.Free!

Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 3-7 p.m.Passenger / Liam Bailey / DJ Natasha Diggs Presented in Association with Giant Step Free!

Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 7-10 p.m. Blood Orange with guests Moses Sumney / Sean Nicholas Savage

Produced in association with Okayplayer Free

Sunday, August 17, 2014 | 7-10 p.m. Musiq Soulchild  6th Annual WBLS R&B Fest Free!

Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 3-7 p.m.Alex Sensation La Mega 7th Annual Tropical Fest. Free!



Shakespeare in the Park

Delacorte Theatre in Central Park Located at 80th Street & mid-Park For information on free ticket distribution visit:  All Shows Begin at 8:30 PM. The running time is approx. 90-minutes with no intermission

*Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare  Directed by Jack O’Brien  Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe will play Beatrice and Benedick  Featuring Matt Bittner, Alex Breaux, Steel Burkhardt, Austin Durant, John Glover, Hamish Linklater, Paco Lozano, David Manis, Kathryn Meisle, Ismenia Mendes, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Pankow, Pedro Pascal, Lily Rabe, Matthew Russell, Eric Sheffer Stevens and Zoë Winters Dates: June 3 – July 6, 2014  No performances: June 9, 16, 17, 22, 23, 30, & July 4, 2014


*King Lear  By William Shakespeare Directed by Daniel Sullivan  John Lithgow will play King Lear Dates: July 22-August 17, 2014  No performances: July 28, August 4, 5 & 11, 2014

pastedGraphic.png New York City Summer On The Hudson or Summer on the Hudson is the Parks Department’s annual outdoor arts & culture festival that takes place in Riverside Park from 59th Street to 153rd Street. With a mix of music concerts, dance performances, movies under the stars, DJ dance parties, kids shows, special events, wellness activities, and more there is something for everyone! All programs and events are free to the public no registration required

Riverside Gallery – Art in the Park

Tour the Riverside Park open air gallery to see the 4th year presentations of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project. Sculptures by seven accomplished artists throughout South Park. Join us for an opening ceremony and tour with the artists. June 12 at 2pm. June 2014 – May 2015, viewable during park hours – 59th to 70th Sts.

FlyNYC 2014

Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Kite-making for children and live music aids your celebration of simple fun throughout the day  Saturday, August 16, 11am-4pm – Pier I @ 70th St.


Rashaad Newsome’s King of Arms Art Ball II

This edition takes the culture back to the piers and collects a judges panel of legends from the art, music, fashion, literary,activism and vogue world to deliberate over who will be the next “Legends.” Registration required – taken onsite at 5pm. Saturday, August 23, 6-10:30pm – Pier I @ 70th St


West Side County Fair

Enjoy county fair magic in Manhattan with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptileshows, greenmarket and more! Sunday, September 7, 1-6pm – 66th to 72nd Sts.

Let’s Dance! Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School and featuring DJ Ray Colon. Sundays, June 1-29, 6-9:30pm – Pier I @ 70th St.

GlobeSonic Sound System Dance Party

Join hundreds of all-ages revelers at the 10th year celebration of the GlobeSonic on the Hudson open-air summer dance party with the GlobeSonic Sound System DJs and drummers. Saturday, June 7, 2:30-10pm – Pier I @ 70th 

Amplified Sundays

Vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River!

Sundays in July, 7pm – Pier I @ 70th St.     July 6 Mary C & the Stellars / unique mix of Soul and Rock

July 13 Orquesta SSC/ 11-piece Salsa band entices the dancer and the non-dancer July 20 Zing Experience / Haitian Roots, Rock and Reggae July 27 The Defibulators / foot-stomping Country with Rock & Roll attitude

Sweet Spot

Musical Directions brings you Sweet Spot, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures & music lovers of all ages.This public cultural fete features Reggae, Soulful House, Disco and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America’s most renowned sound architects. Saturday, August 30, 2-9pm – Pier I @ 70th St.


Pier I Picture ShowThis year’s theme: Getting to Know You! Riverside Park’s staff favorites.

Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies. Open Captioned.

Wednesdays, July 9 – August 13, dusk (~8:30 pm) – Pier I @ 70th St.

July 9 Clueless Margaret Bracken, Landscape Architect July 16 Back to the Future Ben Kramer, Park Manager

July 23 Harold & Maude Zhen Heinemann, Director of Programming July 30 The Princess Bride Lynda Tower, Director of Volunteers August 6 Anchors Aweigh Paul Evans, Park Manager August 13 The Outsiders Marissa Birmingham, Park Supervisor, Level II

Films on the Green The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and NYC Parks & Recreation present the 7th annual outdoor Films on the Green Festival featuring classic and contemporary French films. This year theme: “Masculin / Masculin”. Visit for more details.

Friday, July 11 & July 18, 8:30pm – Pier I @ 70th St. (* rain dates July 12 & 19)



 Restrooms are located @ 70th, 72nd, 79th, 83rd (Playground), 91st (Playground) 97th (Playground), 105th (Ballfields), 123rd & 148th (Playground).

Locomotive Lawn Live songs for seeds is a rockin’ music class that encourages kids to dance, play, and sing along with a live band. Thursdays, May 22 – June 26, 10:30-11am – Locomotive Lawn @ 61st St.

Children’s Performance Series Music, storytelling & theater for young audiences up to age 7. Wear sunscreen! Stroller parking in designated area is mandatory. Thursdays, July 10 – August 14, 10:30–11am – Pier I @ 70th St.

July 10 Zinghoppers July 17 *Shine & The Moonbeams July 24 Monkey Monkey Music July 31 Karen K

August 7 *The Pop Ups August 14 City Parks Found  presents Puppeteers from  Swedish Cottg Marionette Theatre

Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Tots Soccer 9:30– 10:30am / Pee Wee Basketball 10:30 – 11:30am Wednesdays, July 23 – Aug 27 – 71st St. Soccer Field & Basketball Courts

Kayaking on the Hudson Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required. Kayaks and life vests provided. All ages. Sundays, June 8 – September 28, 10am-5pm – 72nd St. & the Hudson River

Yoga – Evening Salute to the SunEnd your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat. Wednesdays, June 4 – September 24, 6:30pm – The Plaza @ 66th St. Pilates in the Park Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core and give you renewed energy! Tuesdays, June 3 – August 19, 6:30pm – The Plaza @ 66th St.



Tai ChiJoin Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.Sundays, Through  August 17, 8am – @ West 89th Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Plaza

Teen Beach Volleyball Teens 13-17 hit the Beach Volleyball Courts in Riverside Park for instructional clinics and open play. For more information please call 212.408.0296 Wednesdays, Through  – July 30, 5-7pm – 105th St. 

Nature Walks  West 91st Street. June 7’s walk will start at Riverside Drive and 116th Street and will explore the bird sanctuary. Saturdays, May 24 & June 7, 9:30-11am – 79th & 116th Sts.

Human ChessPlay as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes an embodied team sport. All levels welcome! Thursdays, September 4-25, 4-6pm – @ West 89th Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Plaza

Riverside Park Skate ClinicJohn Fudala provides skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13 years of age focusing on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and taking them to the next level: contest preparation. All enrolled are welcome to compete at the Riverside Skate Jam September 14th Registration required – 212.408.0219 Thursday & Friday, September 11 & 12, 4-7pm and Saturday, September 13, 11am-3pm – Riverside Skate Park @ 118th St For information on weather cancellations please visit 2 hours before the event. 


125th Harlem Miers : Play Dates! Come have a family play date with your children and bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainment, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!

Second Saturday of the month, 1-4pm – 125th & Marginal Sts.

June 14 Amelia Robinson of Mil’s Trills / interactive music for kids of all ages  July 12 AndyRoo / a musical journey to the AndyRooniverse

August 9 Music with Patrick / jam time! Harlem Dances

Dances for a Variable Population; multigenerational dance, our season’s spotlight company, presents workshops and Solstice Steps, a performance featuring special guests. Seniors especially welcome!

Workshops :May 16, July 18, August 15, 6-7pm – 125th & Marginal Sts.

Solstice Steps performance:

 June 20 @ 6pm & June 21 @ 5 & 7pm – 125th & Marginal Sts.

Lunchtime Listen Bring a bag of yummies and eat lunch while drinking in the reverberations.

Last Friday of the Month, 12-1pm – 130th & Marginal Sts.

June 27 Mr. Reed / a mix of Soul, R&B & Funk; as seen on TV!

July 25 Geo Wyeth / multi-instrumental singer/songwriter

August 29 Shivering Timbers / a whimsical, foot-stomping play land

Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

Shape Up NYC (a NYC Parks program in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Saturdays, May 3 – September 27, 11am – 125th & Marginal Sts

West Coast Swing OutdoorsWest Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin’, can be danced to R&B, Pop, Rock, Hip Hop, and Blues! Come dance from 6-9 pm and get a lesson at 7 pm! 

Saturdays,  June 14, July 26, August 30, September 20, 6-9pm – 125th & Marginal Sts

RiverFish Celebration Join SOH and NYC Urban Parks Rangers to connect to the life living within the Hudson River. Come for the fishing, stay for the band and the river-related arts & crafts. Fishing equipment provided.Sunday, June 29, 11am-3pm – 125th & Marginal Sts.

Ten Mile Classic in Riverside ParkCome cheer basketball teams (ages 11-13 and 14-16) and join us for the championship games on the last day of the tournament. Want to register a team? Call 212.408.0219 Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays July 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26 – Ten Mile Playground @ 148th St

Game Days Calling all children 12 and under who want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon. Games such as giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope and more will be waiting for your arrival.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays in August, 10am-2pm – 125th & Marginal Sts.



Hudson Warehouse

Presents the Classics

For specific show information and times see

June 5-29, July 3-27, July 31 – August 24 – @ West 89th Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Plaza

Shakespeare Workout Covering the elements of Voice Production, Acting and Stage Combat. Open to all actors, ages 13 and up. All experience levels welcome. Online registration necessary.

Saturdays, June 21, July 19 & August 23, 3-5:30pm – @ West 89th Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Plaza

RCTA Summer Sunset Concert Series For specific listings visit or call 212.978.0277. Music includes Classical, Jazz, Flamenco, Samba, Rock, Bluegrass and Middle Eastern.

Saturdays, June 7 – August 16, 7pm – Lawn north of 96th St. clay courts



212-344-7220Event website:

Events all over the city all summer check the website for list of events  some high lights include :

BANG ON A CAN MARATHON  June 22, 2–10pm

Brookfield Place, Winter Garden Co-presented by Arts BrookfieldBang on a Can returns with its annual super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! This year features eight hours of rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time side-by-side with some of today’s most pioneering young artists including Roomful of Teeth, So Percussion, Jherek Bischoff and many more.Music by:Louis Andriessen, Armando Bayolo, Jherek Bischoff, Carlos Carrillo, Bryce Dessner, JuliusEastman & Jace Clayton, Michael Gordon, Judd Greenstein, Brooks Hendrickson, Molly Joyce, David Lang, Paula Matthusen, Marc Mellits, Meredith Monk, Andrew Norman, Caroline Shaw, JG Thirlwell, and Julia Wolfe.Performances by:Adrianna Mateo, Anonymous 4, Bang on a Can All-Stars & friends, Bearthoven, Contemporaneous, Dawn of Midi, Great Noise Ensemble, Jace Clayton

BÉLO & CURUPIRA FRONTERAS: NEW & OLD SOUNDS FROM LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN June 28, 5:30–9pm  The Uplands, South Street Seaport Co-presented by Isabel Soffer / Live SoundsHaiti’s outspoken groove innovator BélO has been hailed as the island’s musical ambassador to the world. The globally informed singer, songwriter and guitarist interweaves Afro-Caribbean Haitian traditions with jazz, rock and reggae alongside a progressive voice for social and political transformation.


Big Hit Wednesdays on Pier 63 Lawn At Pier 63 Cross at W22nd St and W24th St  (GROWN UPS ) Heroes and hustlers come together on the waterfront this summer in Hudson River Park! See the Stars, under the stars – watch all of your favorite blockbusters from last year on the big screen, again! This time around, they’re all FREE. Hudson River Park’s RiverFlicks has all of last year’ big screen hits!

*July 9 Iron Man 3 PG-13   July 16 American Hustle R   July 23 this is The End R   July 30 The Lego Movie PG

August 6 Lone Survivor R         August 13 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire PG13  August 20 Captain Phillips PG13


Family Fridays (KIDS) on Pier 46   Pier 46 is located at Charles Street and West Street. 

There’s something for everyone in the family on Friday nights in Hudson River Park… and one special Wednesday night too!

July 11 Despicable Me 2 PG   *July 18 Ghostbusters PG

July 25 Ghostbusters II  PG         August 1 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2  PG  *August 8 Groundhog Day PG

  August 15 Smurfs 2 PG        August 22 The Wizard of Oz PG



Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show @ 70th 

Clueless” Wed , July 9, 2014 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Films on the Green presents The Moustache by Emmanuel Carrère Friday, July 11, 2014  8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show presents “Back to the Future” Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Grand Illusion” by Jean Renoir  Friday, July 18, 2014 8:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m. he Cultural Services of the French Embassy and NYC Parks & Recreation present the 7th annual outdoor Films on the Green Festival featuring classic and contemporary French films. Please note: Rain date is July 19.

Pier I Picture Show presents “Harold and MaudeWednesday, July 23, 2014 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show presents * “The Princess Bride “Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. (love this movie)

Pier I Picture Show presents “Anchors Aweigh “Wednesday, August 6, 2014 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show presents “The Outsiders “Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.




River Rocks  6PM Thursdays 7/10, 7/24 & 8/7     Pier 84 West 44th Street and 12th Avenue

Wild Beasts with Mutual Benefit and DJ Bill Pearis July 10 / 6:00PM at Pier 84 in Maritime Entertainment District

Teenage Fanclub with Honey Blood and Saint Rich July 24 / 6:00PM at Pier 84 In Maritime Entertainment District

Temples with Here We Go Magic and Spires August 7 / 6:00PM At Pier 84 In Maritime Entertainment District



HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival

Summer Film Festival Film Festival Hotline: 212-512-5700

Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues.Take the B, D, F, or M train to 42nd Street/Bryant ParkTake the 7 to 5th Avenue

No chairs, tables, dogs, plastic sheets, tarps, bags, or pads are permitted on the lawn.Free bike parking available in the park at the Pétanque Courts (6th Avenue and 41st Street). The gravel area surrounding the Lawn opens at 4:00pm. The Lawn opens at 5:00pm.

Monday, June 23, 2014  The Mark of Zorro 5:00pm | Lawn/Monday, June 30, 2014 A Soldier’s Story 5:00pm | Lawn/

Monday, July 7, 2014 Blazing Saddles 5:00pm | Lawn/ Monday, July 14, 2014 Suddenly Last Summer 5:00pm | Lawn Monday, July 21, 2014 National Lampoon’s Vacation 5:00pm | Lawn Monday, July 28, Key Largo 5:00pm | Lawn Monday, August 4, 2014 The Karate Kid 5:00pm | Lawn Monday, August 11, 2014 Lover Come Back 5:00pm | Lawn Monday, August 18, 2014 The Shining 5:00pm | Lawn


Other Free Activities in BRYANT PARK

Please see the website for a full list of activities, times and locations.

Daily activities include:•Fly Fishing•Language Classes•Yoga•Meet the Birds•Jogging•Fitness•Shakespeare•Piano in the Park •Tai Chi•Fencing•Dance Performances •Book Club• Tournaments AND SO MUCH MORE!

Check the website for activities its ALL subject to change




***LINCOLN CENTER OUT DOORS** the websites for more information

Just a few interesting samples:

A Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger Sunday, July 20, 2014 4:00 PM  Damrosch Park Bandshell

Family Day  A Batalha do Passinho Dance Class Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:00 PM Hearst Plaza

Roberta Flack Davell Crawford  Saturday, July 26, 2014 7:30 PM Damrosch Park Bandshell

Family Day Baby Loves Disco – A Family Dance Party Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:00 AM Saturday, July 26, 2014 2:00 PM 

Roslyn and Elliot Jaffe Drive

Family Day National Dance Day Saturday, July 26, 2014 4:00 PM Josie Robertson Plaza

Paul Taylor Dance CompanyPablo Ziegler’s New Tango EnsembleFriday, August 1, 2014 7:30 PM Damrosch Park Bandshell

NYC Emmylou Harris & Rodney CrowellRobert Ellis Wednesday, August 6, 2014 7:30 PM Damrosch Park Bandshell

Rosanne Cash The Lone Bellow Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale Saturday, August 9, 2014 6:00 PM Damrosch  Bandshell


This is just a sample Lincoln center has many more events check out the website

For complete listing of events.






June 6: Demi Lovato (#DemiOnGMA) June 13 Paramore (#ParamoreOnGMA)June 20: Jennifer Lopez (#JLOonGMA)

June 27: Afrojack (#AfrojackOnGMA)July 4: Jason Derulo (#JasonDeruloOnGMA) July 11: Keith Urban (#KeithUrbanOnGMA) July 18: Zedd (#ZeddOnGMA) July 25: Kings of Leon (#KOLonGMA)August 1: Enrique Iglesias (#EnriqueOnGMA) August 8: Luke Bryan (#LukeBryanOnGMA)August 15: Florida Georgia Line (#FGLonGMA)

August 22: Robin Thicke (#ThickeOnGMA)August 29: Brad Paisley (#BradPaisleyOnGMA)

Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (East 69th)






 The TODAY plaza is located at Rockefeller Center on 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, right outside Studio 1A. Many subway lines have stops within several blocks of the plaza. We suggest trying to get a “fan Pass “ on line

JUNE 5 Pharrell Williams (#PharrellTODAY) *Thursday  6 Sara Bareilles (#SaraBareillesTODAY) 13 Train (#TrainTODAY)

17 Little Mix (#LittleMixTODAY) *Tuesday 20 Fall Out Boy (#FallOutBoyTODAY) 27 Phillip Phillips (#PhillipsTODAY)

JULY 4 Ed Sheeran (#EdSheeranTODAY) 11 Fifth Harmony (#5HTODAY) 18 Jason Mraz (#JasonMrazTODAY)

25 OneRepublic (#OneRepublicTODAY) 29 Jennifer Hudson (#JHudTODAY) *Tuesday AUGUST 1 Aloe Blacc (#AloeBlaccTODAY) 8 TBD 15 Neon Trees (#NeonTreesTODAY) 22 TBD 29 Ariana Grande (#ArianaTODAY)

SEPTEMBER 1 Maroon 5 (#Maroon5TODAY) 5 Usher (#UsherTODAY)



West 89th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, musicians playing classical, jazz, Brazilian and Argentinian music. The series starts June 8th, and follows along every Sunday evening at 6 pm. . Bring your picnic and come join us! ANNUAL TULIP FESTIVAL – 10,000 TULIPS AND MORE!  June 8 Michael Walz Brazilian Quartet /June 15 Sincopatto South American Music/June 22 Peter Zak Jazz trio /June 29 Guibbory classical String /July 13 Starin & Reit Classical Flute & Harp 




Blues BBQ  2pm Saturday August 23rd  At Pier 84 (44th street )

AUG 23rd Hudson River Park’s Blues BBQ Festival pairs America’s best blues and roots musicians with three of New York City’s best BBQ restaurants, Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque, Delaney Barbecue and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que for an unforgettable summer day on the Hudson River

7pm Fridays 6/6 – 8/22 Sunset on the Hudson music in Greenwich Village. Sunset on the Hudson 7pm Fridays 6/6 – 8/22

 At Pier 45 In Greenwich Village


Moondance 6:30pm Sundays 7/13 – 8/10 At Pier 84

Whether you dance like a pro, or want to learn to move with the best of them, Hudson River Park’s MoonDance is the place to be on Sunday nights! Featured styles include swing and salsa. Free dance lessons begin at 6:30pm on Pier 84 courtesy of Dance Manhattan. Live bands go on at 7pm.

STARS OF TOMORROW Jazz & Classical At Pier 45 In Greenwich Village  Students from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music perform on June 19 & July 17. Students from Mannes College The New School for Music play classical music on June 5, June 26 & July 31.

STORY PIRATES FOR KIDS Story Pirates 6:15PM Mondays 6/9, 7/14 & 8/11 At Pier 25

JULY /AUG Pop Up Maker Space

Presented by Google  Multiple Locations FREE! Thursdays, 5-7PM; 14th St. Park Sundays, 10AM-Noon; Pier 25 at N. Moore Sundays Thursdays 7/3 – 8/28 In Multiple Locations St. NEW! Guided maker workshops challenge participants to design and construct projects inspired by both innovative technologies and traditional crafts. Participants will learn from and collaborate with each other while working together to find solutions to real-world challenges. Projects will range in difficulty from low tech to high tech. Investigate WHY and HOW things work! Each workshop has two projects – an interactive guided lesson and a “larger than life” build which challenges participants to adapt newly learned skills to different resources and scale. Come build, tinker and create in an enriching environment filled with possibilities!

SALSA Tuesdays thru 8/19  At 14th Street Park In Meatpacking District Beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30-7:15, DJ’s start the party at 7:15pm


SCIENCE: Submerge NYC’s Marine Science Festival October 5 / 11:00AM at Pier 26 In Tribeca

“A splash of science in the city NYC’s Marine Science Festival, a day devoted to bringing awareness to NYC’s coastal waterways. This day-long festival is presented in partnership with the New York Hall of Science.