Battery Park City

Take in breathtaking sunset scenery of the New York Harbor at Battery Park and Battery Park City. Battery Park is a 25-acre park located at the southern tip of Manhattan, and Battery Park City is a community with office and residential buildings located northwest of the Park. Children, adults and pets come to explore Battery Park City – you can bike, run, jog, take great photos, rollerblade and see concerts outside of the World Financial Center Plaza. World Financial... Read More

Summerstage

Summerstage is a performing Arts Festival that’s free to the public held at the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. JAGGED EDGE / MELANIE FIONA / CHRIS WALKER / FORCE MDS When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 7:00PM For more details – Click Here! Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd st. From the West Side enter through 72nd St. and Central Park West... Read More

Train

The Train will be performing their popular hits outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 26, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Mad Decent Block Party

The fourth annual Mad Decent Block Party will be held on July 30, 2011, from 12PM until 9PM. Come join in on an afternoon and evening of music, fun, food, and games. The party is open for all ages and features a full lineup of musicians including the Gang Gang Dance, Zeds Dead, Maluca, Claude VonStroke, BAIO (Vampire Weekend) DJ Set, The Hood Internet, Bosco Delrey, PO PO and Trevor “Trouble” Andrew. For more details go to Mad Decent Block Party. Location:South Street... Read More

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on August 5th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule. Location: 49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Three Doors Down

Three Doors Down will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 27, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival starts from July 5th until August 14, 2011, includes Theater, Music, Dance, Opera and Visual Art. Click Here for more details. Located at Lincoln Center  Read More

Harlem Meer Festival

Harlem Meer Performance Festival will be held evey Sunday through the summer from 2PM to 4PM.  Come enjoy free live music by the lakeside in the beautiful northern part of Central Park. July 3, LOS SONEROS DE ORIENTE (CUBAN SALSA) July 10, STEW CUTLER (JAZZ AND BLUES GUITAR BAND) July 17. THE EBONY HILLBILLIES (STRING BAND) July 24 PUCCI AMANDA JHONES WITH THE J.B.E.R. QUARTET (JAZZ VOCALS) July 31, WILLIE VILLEGAS Y ENTRE AMIGOS (CLASSIC SALSA) August 7, THE STEVEN KROON SEXTET... Read More

South Seaport

The South Seaport and Pier 17 is full of history and culture. It’s located in Lower Manhattan by the waterfront and it’s filled with shops and restuarants. Click here for more details about upcoming events at the Seaport. Sound Bites Series with The Hairs July 3, 2011 – 2:00pm The Wake with Weekend July 8, 2011 – 7:00pm Sound Bites Series with Pow Wow! July 10, 2011 – 2:00pm The Radio Dept. with Asobi Seksu Jul 15 2011 – 7:00pm Sound Bites Series... Read More

Journey

Journey will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 29, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Cee Lo Green

Cee Lo Green will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 22, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Chris Brown

Chris Brown will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 15th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on July 8th, 2011.  Today Show concerts are free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on August 5th, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Debbie Gibson/Tiffany

Debbie Gibson/Tiffany will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 29, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 22, 2011 in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 8th in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.    Read More

Lincoln Center out of doors

The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is from July 27th thru August 14th, 2011.   The festival includes free concerts, dancing, music, and spoken word performances near the Lincoln Center. This Event is Free to the public. Click here for Schedule. Sammy enjoying water on the rocks on a hot summer day. Location: Check schedule for various locations.  Read More

Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center is the world’s leading performing arts center located on 16.3 acres in New York City. The Lincoln Center complex comprises 11 Resident Organizations, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of those 11. The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center The Film Society of Lincoln Center Jazz at Lincoln Center The Juilliard School Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Lincoln Center Theater The Metropolitan Opera New York City Ballet New York City Opera New... Read More

This Week June 20

There’s so much going on this week, so check out all the events. June 20th – June 26th Yoga in Times Square……Bruno Mars…………………Florence & the Machine…Pride March (Pride Parade) Arts > World Financial….River to River Festival……Naumburg Orchestral…….Madison Square Park Shakespeare in the Park…Summerstage………………HBO Bryant Park Summer..Central Park Top places to go in Central Park The Mall………………………Conservatory... Read More

Madison Square Park

Madison Square Park provides programs and events all year round! For more information go to the official website – Madison Square Park. Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Music Events: UPCOMING EVENTS Sep 17 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Sep 24 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Oct 1 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Oct 8 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Location:Between... Read More

Naumburg Orchestral Concerts

The Naumburg Orchestral Concerts presents free, outdoor classical music to New Yorkers and visitors in Central Park. The Naumburg Orchestral has been around for 106 years at the historic Naumburg Bandshell. For more details go the official website – Naumburg Orchestral Concerts. The Knights,August 22, 2011, 7:30 PM Location: The Naumburg Bandshell is located just south of the Bethesda Fountain and Terrace (mid-park 72nd Street). Past Events: The Knights, June 20, 2011,... Read More

Arts > World Financial Center

The Winter Garden at the World Financial Center is the main stage for the arts festival in the heart of Battery Park City. The festival includes art from established artists, music, dance, exhibition, film theater and much more. For more details go to the official website for upcoming events. Arts World Financial Center. Location: The Winter Garden in the World Financial Center at Battery Park City. click here for map    Read More

Beyonce

Beyonce will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on July 1st in Central Park. Checkout the Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

This Week June 13

Sammy’s top picks for this week… June 13th – June 19th Museum Mile Festival Tuesday, June 14th at 6PM Shakespeare in the Park “ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL” and “MEASURE FOR MEASURE” Selena Gomez June 17th Kenny Chesney June 17th Summerstage Friday, June 17, 2011 and Sunday, June 19th  Read More

The Knights

The Knights will be performing at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park on Monday, June 20th at 7:30PM. There will be about 700 seats on a first come first serve basis. There are also benches around the Concert Ground, and along the Mall area in Central Park. For more details click Naumburg Concerts. “The Knights are a fellowship of adventurous musicians who cultivate collaborative music making and who creatively engage audiences in the shared joy of musical performance”.... Read More

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 17th.  Kenny Chesney  is a country superstar and songwriter. Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center      Read More

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on June 17th in Central Park. Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

This week June 6

Sammy’s Top picks for this Week. June 6th – June 12 The 9th Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party on June 11th and 12th. SummerStage NIGHT AT THE CARAVANSERAI: TALES OF WONDER” FEATURING YO-YO MA/ THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE / THE SILK ROAD CONNECT STUDENTS AND FRIENDS. Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 6:30PM. 7 Premieres 7 Parties, for tickets go to Gen Art – Film Festival. Paid Event. Jennifer Hudson will be performing in Central Park on June 10th. The Script at Rockefeller... Read More

The Script

The Script will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 10th. The Script is an Irish pop rock band from Dublin, Ireland. Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson will be performing at the Rumsey Playfield on June 10th in Central Park. Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd street. From the West Side enter through 72nd Street and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.    Read More

New Kids on the Block & Back Street Boys

New Kids on the Block & Back Street Boys will be performing outside at the Today Show Plaza on June 3rd. Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center    Read More

American Idol Winner

Season 10 Winner, Scott McCreery and runner-up Lauren Alaina will be performing on June 2nd at Rockefeller Center.  Today Show concerts are Free and open to the public. Today Show Concert Series Schedule Location:49th Street and Rockefeller Center  Read More

Rumsey Playfield

Good Morning America and SummerStage have free concerts in Central Park at the Rumsey Playfield. Click on the Official Websites for Good Morning America Concert Series Schedule and SummerStage. Location: Entrance to the Rumsey Playfield – from the East Side on 5th Avenue either 69th or 72nd st. From the West Side enter through 72nd St. and Central Park West and walk towards the Mall.  Read More

Rihanna

Rihanna will be performing at Rockefeller Center on May 27th to kick off the Today Show summer concerts.  Today Show starts at 7AM, but I would get there a little bit early for a close up view. Rihanna will be performing around 8:20. photo taken on 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue Matt Lauer and Al Roker Location: NBC Studio, Rockefeller Plaza, 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue  Read More