Register for Outdoor Music Classes in the Bronx

  Music Together: Heart and Beat Music just started their outdoor music classes for their Spring semester. In order to safely hold in-person classes, they are hosting classes in Van Cortlandt Park, Seton Park, Henry Hudson Park, Isham Park, and Healy Field.  Spring Dates run from March 15th to June 6th (12 weeks) and April 11th to May 30th (8 weeks), with Zoom options also available. Classes include: One 30

Windows of Hip Hop Hosts 5th Annual Element of Hip Hop Awards

On Tuesday, January 14th, Windows of Hip Hop hosted its 5th annual Element of Hip Hop awards alongside the Bronx Borough President’s office. Each year, the non profit organization chooses to highlight Hip Hop luminaries and enthusiasts who have promoted the Bronx born phenomena known as Hip Hop and advanced the culture forward into the future by instilling in our youth civic mindedness and giving back to the community. This year’s awards were hosted

Band Director Creates GoFundMe to Raise Funds for Instrument Rental for School Band

Heather Barnes, a band director at PS 357 Young Voices Academy in the Bronx, has created a GoFundMe in order to help raise funds for instrument rentals for her students. On the GoFundMe page Heather shares that she has, “the opportunity to begin the first concert band  at Young Voices Academy, I am very excited for the students to experience music in a different way.  Unfortunately, many of the students

Bronx Salsa Fest 2016: Full Calendar

  In case you didn’t know, this year’s Bronx Salsa Fest kicked off this past Sunday. A month long calendar of Salsa related events and fun will take place for the month of August, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council. Performances, dance parties, movies, and more! Check out the full calendar below:  

Summerstage Schedule: Bronx

  Summertime in the city means Summerstage concerts throughout the 5 boroughs. We’ve got you covered with the Bronx schedule. Check it out and mark in your calendars:   SummerStage 2016 Schedule   Day Date Time Artist Park Boro Genre Tuesday Jul 5 7:00 PM George Lamond / DJ Lucho Crotona Park BX Music Wednesday Jul 6 7:00 PM Fat Joe / Tony Touch hosted by Lyricist Lounge Crotona Park

Hot Peas 'N Butter at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture

  What: Hot Peas ‘N Butter When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at 11 am Where: Repertory Theater at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture (450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451) Pricing: $5 Box Office: 718-518-4455 Website: Subway/Bus: IRT Trains 2, 4, 5 and Buses BX1, BX2, BX19 to 149th Street/Grand Concourse. Information: Winners of the 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2012 ”Parent’s Choice Award,” Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and

Special Offer for Bronxmama Readers from Heart and Beat Music Classes

Heart and Beat Music has shared a discount for all Bronxmama readers. Heart & Beat Music offers Music Together classes to the families of Kingsbridge, Riverdale and North Riverdale. Music Together is a early childhood music education program, been around almost 30 years and everything we do is based on research and how kids learn and process music best. Fall classes are just starting  at three different locations: –Riverdale Neighborhood House

Jazz at St. Rays

St. Raymond Elementary School will present Jazz at St. Ray’s, its first-ever jazz concert, featuring Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars, on Saturday, September 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. The quartet will perform jazz and Brazilian jazz. In addition to Morganelli on trumpet and flugelhorn, the Jazz Forum All-Stars includes Paul Meyers on guitar, Nilson Matta on bass, and Tony Jefferson on drums and vocals. Tickets are $25.00 per

First Friday at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

On Friday, September 4th, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Irish singer/songwriter Mary Courtney brings her musical talent back to Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (BPMM).   Courtney’s performances offer an engaging mix of traditional Irish music with a progressive social conscience born of a political education in the United States. Having grown up in a musical family in the parish of Castlegregory, near the sea in County Kerry, her bodhrán (Irish hand-held

Silent Disco at Woodlawn Cemetery

Lincoln Center’s Silent Disco, powered by Quiet Events, is coming to the Bronx! For one night only, the historic Woodlawn Cemetery will be transformed into an idyllic open-air dance floor. Practice your moves at a salsa lesson and then dance the evening away as our DJs deliver great dance tracks, including disco, salsa, blues, and swing, straight to your headphones. And it’s all free.   Headphones are also free, but you’ll