Summer Music Happenings

  Singer, songwriter and poet Dale Novella recently performed at City Love NYC on July 19th at Silvana in Harlem. Follow her for information on all of her upcoming events and performances on Instagram (@dalenovella) and Facebook (@LoveDaleNovella). Her single "Black Girl Magic" is available now on Spotify.     Photo credit: Danielle Carter

Singer, songwriter and poet Dale Novella recently performed at City Love NYC on July 19th at Silvana in Harlem. Follow her for information on all of her upcoming events and performances on Instagram (@dalenovella) and Facebook (@LoveDaleNovella). Her single "Black Girl Magic" is available now on Spotify. 

Photo credit: Danielle Carter

New York City has a lot to offer in the summer when it comes to music events. There are many things to do from concerts to museum visits that everyone will enjoy! These free events are a great way to spend the remaining days of summer while discovering new experiences. Check out these links for details on happenings in the city with live music at every turn!

 

Summer Thursdays at MOMA! 

Take a trip to the MOMA and experience diverse music artists from New York City. Every Thursday in August from 5:30 - 8:00, with live music beginning at 6:30 p.m. This event celebrates musicians who are living and working in New York City. The genres range from hip-hop to lo-fi baroque pop even, so get your girls and meet after work!

  Source: MoMA

Source: MoMA

 

Summerstage Is Still Going Strong!

If Central Park is on your radar, definitely plan to attend SummerStage for amazing concerts and performances. SummerStage is New York's largest free outdoor performing arts festival which utilizes neighborhood parks as gathering spaces to bring music from around the world to the boroughs.

 Source: Harlem World Magazine

Source: Harlem World Magazine

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Come and celebrate saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker in this free celebration of jazz music and the next generation of jazz artists. The festival, which is held every August in lower Manhattan and Harlem, helps brings together veteran players along with young jazz musicians who continue to revitalize jazz. Friend of Wit + Grace, Alicia Olatuja, participated in this annual jazz event last year!

  Source: World Street Photography

Source: World Street Photography

Outdoor Concerts at the Lincoln Center

The Outdoor Concerts at the Lincoln Center is the perfect way to enjoy music, film, and dance from all over the globe. There are multiple events throughout the summer that pique all interests.

 Source: Time Out 

Source: Time Out 

#HarlemWorld Concerts

For an international and cultural experience, the #HarlemWorld Concerts are the place to be. International music and dance performances are featured the entire summer. Indeed there is something for everyone. 

 

A Concert Celebrating Women

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live: 21st-Century Edition is the perfect place to appreciate women achievements in music. Artists like Carly Rae Jepsen and Jamila Woods will be in concert marking the occasion with their talent.

  Source: NPR

Source: NPR

 

City Love NYC!

City Love NYC is a free live music showcase held every 3rd Thursday of the month for independent artists wanting to share their talent with others. The artists are accompanied by a house band creating a quality music experience! View more artists here. 

 

City Love Picnic

The City Love Picnic on Labor Day at Central Park is a great way to relax under the sun and enjoy the present. Come to share and connect with others, stay to breathe and relax.

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