Matisyahu Concert on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

Remember Matisyahu?! Well on Sunday, December 17th, he’ll be performing at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, located at 7 West 83rd Street.

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Make Music Winter 2017

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Events, Music

Make Music Winter 2017 takes place on the shortest day of the year. The one-of-kind street festival transforms the cityscape into a musical wonderland every winter solstice. Thirteen parades are scheduled to take over NYC this year. Read on to get the full rundown on the ones that will be taking place right here on the Upper West Side!

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New Year’s Eve Concert For Peace

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

The New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace is an annual event at The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, originally founded by Leonard Bernstein in 1984. This will be just one of many great holiday events on the Upper West Side this year!

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Handel’s Messiah 2017

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

The New York Philharmonic brings us Handel’s Messiah 2017 this December. Performances will take place at David Geffen Hall between December 12th and 16th.

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2017 White Light Festival

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

The 2017 White Light Festival is dedicated to showcasing art from a multicultural standpoint. The arts help us explore ourselves and also get in touch with our innermost sensitivities. This year’s festival is centered around the theme of faith. More than 30 events across the city will remind us of the power of faith during these increasingly polarizing times. Read on to find out the top concerts and performances you won’t want to miss!

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Free Concerts in Verdi Square

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

Free concerts will be taking place this Sunday and next at Verdi Square.  Each performance will begin at 5pm. Seating is limited so all attendees are advised to show up early!

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Celebrities on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Celebrities, Movies, Music, Other, Theater

There are many celebrities on the Upper West Side, and it’s certainly not hard to understand! Living on the Upper West Side can be quite relaxing compared to the rest of the city. The neighborhood-like feel, many exceptional Upper West Side restaurants and bars, and not to mention it borders Central Park. So, it comes to no surprise that it is one of the most celebrity-populated neighborhoods in the city. From brownstones, to modern luxury high rises, to pre-war co-ops – the UWS has something for everyone. Here are several people you (most definitely) might recognize on the streets who call the Upper West Side home.

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ABRAHAM INC. & FRIENDS in a Concert to Benefit the NYCLU/ACLU

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

This concert will be taking place on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7pm, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre (Symphony Space).

Read on to find out who’s performing, and to see videos of the participating artists!

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Event: Free Chamber Music on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

This concert will take place on Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 7PM at Grace and St. Paul’s Church (123 West 71st Street).

Admission is free with a $10 suggested donation.

Wine and cheese will follow!

Continue for a list of performers (and videos from two of their live performances!).

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Generations in Jazz Festival 2017 

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Events, Music, Other

Generations in Jazz Festival 2017 

The Generations festival was created with the intention of introducing younger audiences to jazz music. The festival is set to return for an eighth time this September with over 20 scheduled performances. From big band to bebop and from up-and-coming artists to established ones, this year’s concerts feature everything that makes jazz such a special genre. Read on to learn about the Generations in Jazz Festival 2017 !

For jazz all year round, check out Smoke Jazz and Cleopatra’s Needle.

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