Happy First Day Of Summer! Celebrate Today With Make Music New York All Over The Nabe

Happy First Day Of Summer! Celebrate Today With Make Music New York All Over The Nabe
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Photo via Make Music New York

The weather certainly feels like the first day of summer, and the music will be playing in the streets to usher in warm temps and outdoor joys.

Make Music New York is taking place throughout the city today, where almost 1,200 concerts will happen on the sidewalks and in the parks. There’s a heavy concentration of performances all over our neighborhood. Here’s where you can find performances in our neighborhood.

Between 12pm-9pm, you’ll find music on 5th Avenue (between Dean and 18th Streets) anywhere you go. The list below gives you a breakdown of the where and when.

The Chocolate Room 5pm-8pm Molly Tigre & Super Hi-Fi
Bogota Latin Bistro 7.30-8:30pm Sonido Costeno
Miti Miti 5.30-6:30pm Lucas Rotman
Body Reserve 4:30-5:30pm Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
Greenspace @ President Street 6-8pm Opera and guitar duo with Opera on Tap & Mark Caserta
Private Picassos 5-6pm Mil’s Trills with Amelia Robinson
High Dive 7-8:30pm South Hope
Oyster Bar Brooklyn 6-7pm Aviva Jaye & Leah Shaw
Jonathan Blum 1pm-8pm Various bands
The Gate 7pm-9pm NGN Blues
MS51 (corner of 5th St) 4-5pm Triple A Old Time String band
L’albero dei Gelati 5pm-7pm Jody Kruskal
Pinots Palette 7-9pm Laurie Woods
The Monro Pub 6-8pm Girls go bands
Windsor Shoes II 4-6pm Lucy Kalantari
Please 6pm-8pm Ryan Parker
Freddy’s Bar and Backroom 12-9pm Various bands
Along 5th Avenue 6-8pm Paprika Marching Band

Look for more music in three Prospect Park spots:

11am-12pm, Lullwater Bridge
This site-specific piece invites audience members to help create a musical peformance by playing on the water with stones to create percussive sounds.

2:30–3:30pm, Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch, Grand Army Plaza
Guerrila Fanfare
From points in all directions, a group of percussionists and brass players will converge at the Plaza to create a unique wall of sound.

6-7 pm, Nethermead
This electro-acoustic percussion piece from Brooklyn’s Loop 2.4.3, will takeover the Nethermead for a special performance.

There’s even more music at Thomas Greene Playground, the Warren St. Marks Community Garden, and more all along Flatbush Avenue. A full map and schedule is available here.

Enjoy the music all day!


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