Music in the Bronx

July First Friday! Music + Trolley at Bartow-Pell Mansion

Friday, July 3rd from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Night Owls will bring their funky, yet elegant, piano sound to the June First Friday! Music & Trolley at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (BPMM). The Night Owls are an instrumental piano trio in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi, Ramsey Lewis, and Horace Silver. Their sound mixes taste, funkiness, and elegance with popular appeal. From TV theme songs to New Orleans grooves, from West Coast jazz

NY Philharmonic Concert + Fireworks in Van Cortlandt Park

Alan Gilbert Conducts West Side Story June 23 Alan Gilbert returns in an all-American program featuring Bernstein’s West Side Story Concert Suite No. 1, performed by soprano Julia Bullockand tenor Ben Bliss. Plus: works by Barber, Gershwin, Copland, Anderson, Rodgers, and Sousa. FREE Share the Stage* performance by BombaYo, 6:30-7:00 PM Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx Enter the park from Broadway, near West 251st Street. Concert site is north of the

Arts in the Gardens: Screening of From Mambo to Hip Hop

ARTS IN THE GARDENS: SCREENING OF “FROM MAMBO TO HIP HOP” Thursday, June 18, 7:30pm to 10:00pm Join us for an outdoor screening of From Mambo To Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale at the Target Community Garden. Henry Chalfant’s energetic documentary shows how the South Bronx was a cauldron of musical creativity from the 1940s through the 1970s. Music preceding the film by DJ David Medina. Produced in collaboration

7th Annual Fair at the Square

Come to the Westchester Square section of the Bronx for a fun-filled day of free family activities: Live performances All-Day Concerts Kid’s Fair with Rides Carnival Games Sidewalk Sales Art and Craft Sales Art Exhibits and more! BCA has been a proud co-sponsor of this annual event since 2009. Visit the Westchester Square BID website for more. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about

Bronx County Fair

Mill Pond Park, East 149th Street & Exterior Street (Right before you cross the East 145th Street bridge) 3 day concert June 12, 13, 14 Hosted By WKTU, Wellcare, & Freddy Perez Presents Los Hermanos Colon Live, Friday June 12, 2015 7PM Main Stage (Salsa) Jerry Rivera Live Saturday June 13, 2015 7PM Main Stage (Salsa) Conjunto Imagen Sunday June 14, 2015 5PM Main stage (Salsa) General Admission $5.00 Rides, Food

Arts in the Gardens Event Calendar

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have partnered up again to present a season of free arts programming in three NYRP community gardens in the Tremont, Mott Haven and Highbridge neighborhoods of the Bronx. From June to August Bronxites can enjoy a calendar of performing arts in a natural, outdoor setting. The event series will feature a mixed line-up of family-friendly events, including movie night

School Art and Performance Expo at Mall at Bay Plaza

Since January, Bronx Children’s Museum’s teaching artists introduced second graders at P.S 49 to the history of Afro Latin Jazz and art.    The Dream Big Afterschool program encouraged students to express themselves through the visual arts and original poetry which they transformed into songs. The students learned about the musical roots of African, Cuban, and Latin Jazz and explored the sounds of percussion instruments like the congas “tumbadora,” bongos,

SummerStage Kids in the Bronx

City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2015 launch of SummerStage Kids, New York City’s unique, interactive family festival presenting more than 90 performing arts events at 34 locations citywide. This free festival will run from June 26th to August 14th in the Bronx, exposing audiences to the local, national and international world of arts and culture, through a diverse collection of engaging artists unparalleled by any other festival

Upcoming Shows at Carnegie Hall + Giveaways

We’ve got two fun giveaways and a discount code for Bronxmama readers from Carnegie Hall! Distinguished Concerts International New York has two upcoming shows later this month that we want to share! Check out the deets below and then enter to win a pair of tickets to each show. Also, check out the 50% off code for A High Lonesome Bluegrass Mass show below! A HIGH LONESOME BLUEGRASS MASS Friday,