Put on your dancing shoes! The Lincoln Square BID’s free annual concert series is finally back! Every Wednesday from July 11 through August 29, from noon until 2pm, musicians will play a wide array of music in Richard Tucker Park at Broadway and 66th Street. Lincoln Square BID “promises performances from talented and local NYC music groups, that will get your feet tapping and fill your afternoon with fun activity.”
What’s better than free live music outdoors? Don’t miss your opportunity to listen to New Orleans Jazz, Latin dance, brass pop, country bluegrass, and more. If you are looking for a mid-day stretch, the West Side YMCA will lead yoga sessions in the park in between performances! The free concert series is sponsored by TD Bank as well as a partnership with the MTA.
After the Lincoln Square BID concerts end, great music continues just across Columbus Avenue at 2pm in the American Folk Art Museum with Jazz + Wednesdays, free concerts by the Bill Wurtzel Trio!
The Lincoln Square BID Annual Free Concert Series Lineup:
July 11: Let’s dance-Latin, house & New Orleans
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Receta Secreta (Latin, house, dance)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Drew Anderson Trio (New Orleans)
July 18: R&B and trance
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. YAZ BAND (jazz quartet- classics, funk, R&B)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. SisterMonk (rhythm centric, female-powered trance)
July 25: Brass Bands
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Calliope Brass (brass ensemble, pop & classical)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The L Train Brass Band (brass band)
August 1: Bazaar and Middle East fusion
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Fahri E Kaya (Bazaar, Middle-Eastern)
1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m. Inti and the Moon (Latin Turkish fusion)
August 8: Beatles and Ladybugs
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. THE MEETLES (classic rock and Beatles tribute band)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Ladybugs (Latin Cowgirl Jazz)
August 15: Rocking harmony
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Felipe Pavani Band (rock standards)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Beautiful Distortion (dynamic, harmony heavy progressive rock)
August 22: Bluegrass Collusion & The Sheriff
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Bluegrass Collusion (bluegrass band)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sheriff & the Deputy (Country & bluegrass)
August 29: Finale- Opera for the people!
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Opera Collective
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