Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Free in NYC: Harlem Meer Performance Festival June 24 - Sept 2 2012


From a release:

Harlem Meer Performance Festival
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues)
Every Sunday, June 24 - September 2, 2012
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (weather permitting)


NEW YORK CITY - Join us each Sunday afternoon, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm from June 17 - September 2, 2012, for lakeside music on the plaza of the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park's beautiful northern end (on 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues).

The Central Park Conservancy's Harlem Meer Performance Festival, now in its 19th summer, features the best in local established and emerging artists in the genres of jazz, Latin, gospel, blues and world music. Some chairs are provided, or bring a blanket and picnic lunch to enjoy the music from one of the Park's nearby lawns. The concerts are free and there is no advance registration required. All ages are welcome. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be canceled (no rain dates). For more details, day-of weather-related changes or cancellations, and accessibility information, please call 212-860-1370.

Enjoy live lakeside music in the Park's beautiful northern end at the Central Park Conservancy's weekly Harlem Meer Performance Festival concert.

Schedule: 

6/24/12 - Bob Cunningham & Jazzy Friends (Jazz)
7/1/12 - New York Cuban All Stars (Afro Cuban)
7/8/12 - Susan Pereira & Sabor Brasil (Brazilian Jazz)
7/15/12 - Grupo Rebolú (Afro Columbian)
7/22/12 - Charansalsa (Salsa)
7/29/12 - Sean Smith Quartet (Jazz)
8/5/12 - Sumba Swing (Latin Jazz)
8/12/12 - Sonido Costeño (Latin World)
8/19/12 - Chembo Corniel Latin Jazz Quartet (Jazz)
8/26/12 - Cocomama (Latin World)
9/2/12 - Ballet Hispanico (Dance)

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