For this 50th birthday celebration, the Center for Traditional Music and Dance calls upon some of its favorite artists—many of whom got their start with CTMD—for an eclectic, energetic afternoon of music reflecting the diversity of New York City’s neighborhoods. Among the guests are klezmer pioneer Andy Statman, Irish-American supergroup Cherish the Ladies, the groundbreaking Afro-Colombian band Grupo Rebolu, and the miraculous Guinean dancer, drummer, and singer Sidiki Conde and his group Tokounou.
Saturday, August 5 at 5:00 pm
Josie Robertson Plaza
DJ Rekha—the visionary behind NYC's legendary Basement Bhangra parties—oversees the post-show dance party around the Revson Fountain.
“Andy’s music is not bound by denominations, but is a beautiful sound full of heat, heart and a love of God.”– Rolling Stone on Andy Statman
“Passionate, tender, and rambunctious.”– New York Times on Cherish the Ladies
For guests unable to stand in line due to a disability, please visit the accessible entrance policy.
Assistive listening devices available to borrow at the Information Tent.
For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.
Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm Hearst Plaza