Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band at the Bronx Zoo

July 4-6 Latin Grammy Winner: Best Children’s Album — ¡Fantastico! Multiple Parents Choice Gold Awards Winner National Parenting Publication (NAPPA) Gold Awards #1 Song of the Year — ‘Thingamajig’ from Lishy Lou and Lucky Too #1 Cool Kid’s Album — People Magazine Best Live Kids Band — Cooper and Kid #1 Guest of the Year — Sprout TV (PBS) Chica Show   Join Latin Grammy Award-winning trio Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band

Bronx Summerstage Schedule

SUMMERSTAGE PRESENTS OUR LATIN THING / NEW SWING SEXTET Tue. 06/24 | 6:00PM – Tue. 06/24 | 9:00PM @ Crotona Park (map) This is a FREE show. On one August evening in the 1970’s New York gave birth to a sound that would change the face of Latin music forever. At the renown Cheetah Nightclub, there was an…more» SUMMERSTAGE PRESENTS CHUCK CHILLOUT / DJ HOLLYWOOD / BRUCIE B / CHIEF ROCKER BUSY BEE/ LA LUV

Bronx Arts Ensemble Presents: Composer/Pianist Gregg Kallor

On Sunday, November 17th there will be a performance by classical pianist and Aaron Copland Award-winning composer Gregg Kallor presented by The Bronx Arts Ensemble. The program will include works by Bach, Rachmaninoff, and Kallor’s own chamber composition “Undercurrent” which was originally presented at SubCulture in New York City this past September. Kallor’s new music video “Broken Sentences” features many of the Bronx’s beloved sites. The video follows Kallor on a journey to the Bronx

World-Renowned Jazz Pianist Valerie Capers Headlines Bronx Rising! Series at BMHC Lab

Event Details Music: World-renowned Jazz pianist and Bronx Living Legend Valerie Capers Thursday, October 17, 8:00pm Dr. Valerie Capers is a Bronx-born acclaimed jazz pianist and educator.  She obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard, and served on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and as chair of the Department of Music and Art at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York.  Dr. Capers has

First Fridays! AIM Artist screenings and performances

First Fridays! AIM Artist screenings and performances Friday, September 6, 2013 6pm to 10pm Location: 2nd Floor North Wing FREE ADMISSION!   CELEBRATE BRONX CALLING: The Second AIM Biennial with video screenings and performances by AIM artists. Bronx Calling features work by New York-area emerging artists who have participated in The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program in the last two years. Organized by Gabriel de

Bronx Salsa Fest

Friday, August 2, 6pm-11pm Salsa Fest KICK-OFF Screening of documentary followed by a Salsa Dance Party The biggest Fania All Stars show of all time took place far away from the epicenter of salsa- The Bronx. In 1974, the band was invited to participate in a huge music festival that took place in Kinshasa, Zaire. Fania All Stars Live in Africa gives Fania aficionados a unique opportunity to experience the salsa movement at

Pregones Summer Block Party

Pregones Theater and Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ La Casita, join forces once again for a fun summer afternoon of FREE outdoor performances, a live preview of Pregones’ upcoming season, and much more! Sunday, August 4 – 2:00 to 8:00pm 575 Walton Avenue, Bronx NY MC: poet David González Poetry & spoken word performances by: Carl Hancock Rux, David Alonso Rivera, Elizabeth Acevedo, Irma Pineda, Janet Rogers, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, John S. Blake, Lynn Hill,

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley Friday, July 5        5:30 – 8:30 p.m.   In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center, BPMM presents versatile pianist-singer-bandleader Mark Anthony Reid, who flows seamlessly from American Standards and jazz to classical, gospel, and tropical rhythms.   The trolley makes a continuous hourly loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island starting at 5:25 p.m.  

Coming up at Summerstage in the Bronx

SummerStage Bronx 2013 Schedule   Day Date Time Artist Park Boro Genre Tuesday Jun. 25 7:00 PM Tribute to Ismael Rivera with Moncho Rivera St. Mary’s Park BX Music Wednesday Jun. 26 7:00 PM Tribute to Hector Lavoe St. Mary’s Park BX Music Thursday Jun. 27 7:00 PM Sammy Garcia Y Sabor De Puerto Rico St. Mary’s Park BX Music Saturday Jun. 29 4:00 PM Bronx Family Day:  KR3TS Dance

Cocktail Evenings and Summer Concerts Series at The New York Botanical Garden

What: Enjoy a botanically inspired cocktail and experience an evening viewing of Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World, Featuring The Italian Renaissance Garden in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Wild Medicine includes magnificent displays of flowers such as foxgloves, poppies, and lavender, along with architectural elements evoking the Western world’s oldest botanical garden, founded in 1545 at the University of Padua in Italy. Relax in the Conservatory Tent for a live concert. Light picnic

Special Tour of Woodlawn Cemetary's Jazz Corner

On Sunday April 28, Woodlawn Cemetery will welcome jazz lovers to a celebration of the lives of the jazz greats—Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Jean Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet, and Celia Cruz, among many others—who are at rest at Woodlawn. Visitors will be taken on a special trolley tour of Woodlawn’s famed “Jazz Corner” led by prominent members of the New York Jazz community, such as Ray Carmen, President of the Duke