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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Selena for Sanctuary

Selena for Sanctuary

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Friday, July 27, 2018

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Dance with Mark Morris Dance Group

Dance with Mark Morris Dance Group

11:00 am

Hearst Plaza

Marching Cobras

Marching Cobras

12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Soul Science Lab

Soul Science Lab

1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

To be announced

To be announced

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Jonathan Wilson & Lucy Dacus

Jonathan Wilson & Lucy Dacus

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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August 2018

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

9:00 am

Plazas of Lincoln Center

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Peter Wolf

Peter Wolf

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

La Casita

La Casita

12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Dance Theatre of Harlem, ALA.NI

Dance Theatre of Harlem, ALA.NI

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

Heritage Sunday Dance Party

Heritage Sunday Dance Party

5:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Yoruba Remixed!

Yoruba Remixed!

7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

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Friday, August 10, 2018

West Side Story Reimagined

West Side Story Reimagined

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

In the Name of the Earth

In the Name of the Earth

3:00 pm

Harlem Meer, Central Park

Americanafest NYC

Americanafest NYC

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Mavis Staples & Joe Henry

Mavis Staples & Joe Henry

7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA re-scores the Shaw Brothers’ 1978 martial arts classic. Learn More 

Free

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A night with an R&B icon and a pioneering composer. Learn More 

Free

Selena for Sanctuary

featuring Mon Laferte, Cuco, Gaby Moreno, Nina Diaz

featuring special guest appearance by

Chris Perez, Omar Apollo, and August Eve

under the musical direction of Adrian Quesada

Hosted by Felix Contreras of NPR’s Alt.Latino

Riobamba

Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A new generation of Latinx artists pay tribute to the queen of Tejano music. Learn More 

Free

Hal Willner’s Amarcord Nino Rota

(New York City premiere)

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The iconic music from the films of Federico Fellini radically reimagined. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 am

Hearst Plaza

Learn to dance with one of the world’s most celebrated contemporary dance companies. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

The 60-member drumline and dance team brings its high-energy artistry to Josie Robertson Plaza.  Learn More 

Free

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A funky hip-hop soul celebration of travel and cultural exploration. Learn More 

Free

Faramarz Aslani

accompanied by Babak Amini

KIOSK
Habibi

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

A vibrant, multigenerational night of Iranian music.  Learn More 

Free

Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Famed L.A. producer (Father John Misty), songwriter, and guitarist Jonathan Wilson shares the stage with another breakout indie artist, the poetic Lucy Dacus. Learn More 

Free

POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)

New York City debut

August 1–5

Plazas of Lincoln Center

Ephemeral glimpses of love and affection, from overt flirtation to secret passions, choreographed by Janis Claxton. Learn More 

Free

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live: 21st-Century Edition

Music and conversation with:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Jamila Woods
I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan)
and others to be announced
Moderated by Ann Powers

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A celebration of a new generation of pioneering women songwriters.  Learn More 

Free

OkayAfrica's Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats

Yemi Alade
DJ Maphorisa
DJ Tunez

Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A high-octane Afropop party courtesy of the online hub of the African New Wave. Learn More 

Free

Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The former J. Geils Band frontman leads an energetic set of blues, pop, funk, soul, bluegrass, country, and rock. Learn More 

Free

La Casita

Poetry: Timothy DuWhite, el-Walad, Amanda Gorman, Randall Horton, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Fred Moten, José Olivarez, Purvi Shah, Danez Smith, and Frank Waln
Music: Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A musical and spoken-word tribute to the everyday heroes working to uphold our rights.  Learn More 

Free

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A New York City dance instititution marks 50 years of incredible history.  Learn More 

Free

HERITAGE SUNDAY

Made in NYC: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance

featuring Andy Statman, Cherish the Ladies, Grupo Rebolu, and Sidiki Conde and Tokounou Dance Company

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A brilliant afternoon of performances celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.  Learn More 

Free

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

Poetry: Timothy DuWhite, el-Walad, Amanda Gorman, Randall Horton, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Fred Moten, José Olivarez, Purvi Shah, Danez Smith, and Frank Waln
Music: Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

An afternoon of music and spoken word in the Bronx. Learn More 

Free

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

A dance party around the Revson Fountain featuring the visionary DJ behind NYC's legendary Basement Bhangra parties. Learn More 

Free

Yoruba Remixed!

A Sonic Journey Through the Sounds & Vibes of the African Diaspora

featuring PALO!, Philbert Armenteros y Los Herederos, Yuba Iré, Something Positive Dance Company, DJ Carlos Mena, and DJ Bembona

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Caribbean music and dance inspired by West African Yoruba traditions. Learn More 

Free

Sun Ra Arkestra live score to Space Is the Place

Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

Samora Pinderhughes: The Transformations Suite

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The past becomes the future courtesy of (le) poisson rouge. Learn More 

Free

West Side Story Reimagined

Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Poetry by La Bruja and Rich Villar

Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Bernstein's timeless score exuberantly reinterpreted by a Latin big band.  Learn More 

Free

In the Name of the Earth

(World premiere)

North, South, East, and West choruses
Simon Halsey, conductor

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Harlem Meer, Central Park

A world premiere choral work honoring the Earth by composer John Luther Adams featuring hundreds singers at Central Park. Learn More 

Free

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

American music icon Mavis Staples brings us together with the power of her voice during this inspired evening of song, alongside the Grammy-winning producer and singer-songwriter Joe Henry. Learn More 

Free

Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

"One of the most compelling country talents to come out of Nashville in recent memory” (Vulture), Margo Price splits the night with singer-songwriter Lukas Nelson and his band. Learn More 

Free

Selena for Sanctuary

featuring Mon Laferte, Cuco, Gaby Moreno, Nina Diaz

featuring special guest appearance by

Chris Perez, Omar Apollo, and August Eve

under the musical direction of Adrian Quesada

Hosted by Felix Contreras of NPR’s Alt.Latino

Riobamba

Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Hal Willner’s Amarcord Nino Rota

(New York City premiere)

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Learn More 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Faramarz Aslani

accompanied by Babak Amini

KIOSK
Habibi

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live: 21st-Century Edition

Music and conversation with:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Jamila Woods
I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan)
and others to be announced
Moderated by Ann Powers

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

OkayAfrica's Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats

Yemi Alade
DJ Maphorisa
DJ Tunez

Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

La Casita

Poetry: Timothy DuWhite, el-Walad, Amanda Gorman, Randall Horton, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Fred Moten, José Olivarez, Purvi Shah, Danez Smith, and Frank Waln
Music: Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

HERITAGE SUNDAY

Made in NYC: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance

featuring Andy Statman, Cherish the Ladies, Grupo Rebolu, and Sidiki Conde and Tokounou Dance Company

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Learn More 

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

Poetry: Timothy DuWhite, el-Walad, Amanda Gorman, Randall Horton, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Fred Moten, José Olivarez, Purvi Shah, Danez Smith, and Frank Waln
Music: Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

Learn More 

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

Learn More 

Yoruba Remixed!

A Sonic Journey Through the Sounds & Vibes of the African Diaspora

featuring PALO!, Philbert Armenteros y Los Herederos, Yuba Iré, Something Positive Dance Company, DJ Carlos Mena, and DJ Bembona

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

Sun Ra Arkestra live score to Space Is the Place

Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

Samora Pinderhughes: The Transformations Suite

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

West Side Story Reimagined

Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Poetry by La Bruja and Rich Villar

Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Learn More 

In the Name of the Earth

(World premiere)

North, South, East, and West choruses
Simon Halsey, conductor

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Harlem Meer, Central Park

Learn More 

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA re-scores the Shaw Brothers’ 1978 martial arts classic. Learn More 

A night with an R&B icon and a pioneering composer. Learn More 

Selena for Sanctuary

featuring Mon Laferte, Cuco, Gaby Moreno, Nina Diaz

featuring special guest appearance by

Chris Perez, Omar Apollo, and August Eve

under the musical direction of Adrian Quesada

Hosted by Felix Contreras of NPR’s Alt.Latino

Riobamba

Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A new generation of Latinx artists pay tribute to the queen of Tejano music. Learn More 

Hal Willner’s Amarcord Nino Rota

(New York City premiere)

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The iconic music from the films of Federico Fellini radically reimagined. Learn More 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 am

Hearst Plaza

Learn to dance with one of the world’s most celebrated contemporary dance companies. Learn More 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

The 60-member drumline and dance team brings its high-energy artistry to Josie Robertson Plaza.  Learn More 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A funky hip-hop soul celebration of travel and cultural exploration. Learn More 

Faramarz Aslani

accompanied by Babak Amini

KIOSK
Habibi

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

A vibrant, multigenerational night of Iranian music.  Learn More 

Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Famed L.A. producer (Father John Misty), songwriter, and guitarist Jonathan Wilson shares the stage with another breakout indie artist, the poetic Lucy Dacus. Learn More 

Ephemeral glimpses of love and affection, from overt flirtation to secret passions, choreographed by Janis Claxton. Learn More 

NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live: 21st-Century Edition

Music and conversation with:
Carly Rae Jepsen
Jamila Woods
I’m With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan)
and others to be announced
Moderated by Ann Powers

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A celebration of a new generation of pioneering women songwriters.  Learn More 

OkayAfrica's Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats

Yemi Alade
DJ Maphorisa
DJ Tunez

Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A high-octane Afropop party courtesy of the online hub of the African New Wave. Learn More 

Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The former J. Geils Band frontman leads an energetic set of blues, pop, funk, soul, bluegrass, country, and rock. Learn More 

La Casita

Poetry: Timothy DuWhite, el-Walad, Amanda Gorman, Randall Horton, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Fred Moten, José Olivarez, Purvi Shah, Danez Smith, and Frank Waln
Music: Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A musical and spoken-word tribute to the everyday heroes working to uphold our rights.  Learn More 

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

A New York City dance instititution marks 50 years of incredible history.  Learn More 

HERITAGE SUNDAY

Made in NYC: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance

featuring Andy Statman, Cherish the Ladies, Grupo Rebolu, and Sidiki Conde and Tokounou Dance Company

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

A brilliant afternoon of performances celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.  Learn More 

La Casita at Teatro Pregones

Poetry: Timothy DuWhite, el-Walad, Amanda Gorman, Randall Horton, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Fred Moten, José Olivarez, Purvi Shah, Danez Smith, and Frank Waln
Music: Bohio Music, Los Pleneros de la 21, Madison McFerrin, Soul Inscribed, and Ulali Project
MC: Falú

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Teatro Pregones

An afternoon of music and spoken word in the Bronx. Learn More 

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Josie Robertson Plaza

A dance party around the Revson Fountain featuring the visionary DJ behind NYC's legendary Basement Bhangra parties. Learn More 

Yoruba Remixed!

A Sonic Journey Through the Sounds & Vibes of the African Diaspora

featuring PALO!, Philbert Armenteros y Los Herederos, Yuba Iré, Something Positive Dance Company, DJ Carlos Mena, and DJ Bembona

Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Caribbean music and dance inspired by West African Yoruba traditions. Learn More 

Sun Ra Arkestra live score to Space Is the Place

Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers

Samora Pinderhughes: The Transformations Suite

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Damrosch Park

The past becomes the future courtesy of (le) poisson rouge. Learn More 

West Side Story Reimagined

Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Poetry by La Bruja and Rich Villar

Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Bernstein's timeless score exuberantly reinterpreted by a Latin big band.  Learn More 

In the Name of the Earth

(World premiere)

North, South, East, and West choruses
Simon Halsey, conductor

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Harlem Meer, Central Park

A world premiere choral work honoring the Earth by composer John Luther Adams featuring hundreds singers at Central Park. Learn More 

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

American music icon Mavis Staples brings us together with the power of her voice during this inspired evening of song, alongside the Grammy-winning producer and singer-songwriter Joe Henry. Learn More 

"One of the most compelling country talents to come out of Nashville in recent memory” (Vulture), Margo Price splits the night with singer-songwriter Lukas Nelson and his band. Learn More