India Week

Celebrate the beauty and vibrancy of Indian culture with a week-long extravaganza of events showcasing the country’s music, dance, art, cuisine, and more! The series immerses audiences in a range of festivities that highlight the depth of India’s cultural landscape. The week will offer silent discos curated by DJ Rekha, a performance by Ragamala Dance Company at Damrosch Park, a high-energy social dance party celebrating garba, comedy nights, a literary event presented by PEN America, and programming for families. There’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Upcoming India Week events

July 10 at 8:00 pm

Summer for the City
Comedy Underground | India Week

Comedy Underground

Lincoln Center Presents

July 10 at 8:00 pm

The Underground at Jaffe Drive

Comedy performing arts nonprofit NYLaughs produces a free stand-up comedy showcase featuring up-and-coming NYC comedians.

July 10 at 8:00 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

Avimukta: Where the Seeker Meets the Sacred

By Aparna and Ranee Ramaswamy for Ragamala Dance Company

Lincoln Center Presents

July 10 at 8:00 pm

Damrosch Park

Celebrating the beauty and vibrancy of Indian culture, India Week kicks off with Ragamala Dance Company’s Avimukta: Where the Seeker Meets the Sacred!

July 10 at 9:00 pm

Summer for the City
Silent Disco | India Week

Rajuju

Lincoln Center Presents

July 10 at 9:00 pm

The Dance Floor

As part of India Week, superstar DJ Rajuju Brown takes you on a sonic journey under the stars!

July 11 at 6:30 pm

Summer for the City
Social Dance | India Week

Garba360

Featuring Ujjval Vyas Musicals

Lincoln Center Presents

July 11 at 6:30 pm

The Dance Floor

Celebrate the beauty and vibrancy of Indian culture and folk dance traditions. All are welcome to learn the dances or simply enjoy the live music!

July 11 at 7:30 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

Sonny Singh

Lincoln Center Presents

July 11 at 7:30 pm

David Rubenstein Atrium

Simultaneously spiritual and rebellious, Singh's music reminds us that hope, love, and devotion are crucial to our struggles and collective survival.

July 11 at 7:30 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

Samsara

Lincoln Center Presents

July 11 at 7:30 pm

Rose Theater

Samsara draws from the heart of Buddhist philosophy to trace the steps we take, both forward and backward, in search of our higher selves.

July 11 at 8:30 pm

Summer for the City
The Outdoor Film Series | India Week

RRR

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with Film at Lincoln Center

July 11 at 8:30 pm

Damrosch Park

This Oscar-winning 1920-set action blockbuster charts an imaginary friendship between real-life anti-colonial revolutionaries in a comedic melodrama.

July 11 at 10:00 pm

Summer for the City
Silent Disco | India Week

Offering Rain

Lincoln Center Presents

July 11 at 10:00 pm

The Dance Floor

As part of India Week, follow your bliss and refresh yourself with vibrant, polycultural music spun by multi-talented DJ Offering Rain!

July 12 at 6:00 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

PEN Presents: A Celebration of Literature From the Indian Diaspora

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with PEN America

July 12 at 6:00 pm

The Garden at Damrosch Park

PEN America gathers distinguished NYC-based writers and creators Priya Krishna, Yashica Dutt, and Padma Lakshmi to discuss their work and experiences.

July 12 at 7:30 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

Parampara and SAZ ft. Sumitra Das Goswami

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with Jodhpur RIFF Festival

July 12 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Rajasthani folk group SAZ ft. Sumitra Das Goswami present Rang-e-Thar and celebrated Carnatic music family the Vinayakrams present Parampara.

July 12 at 7:30 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

Samsara

Lincoln Center Presents

July 12 at 7:30 pm

Rose Theater

Samsara draws from the heart of Buddhist philosophy to trace the steps we take, both forward and backward, in search of our higher selves.

July 12 at 9:00 pm

Summer for the City
Silent Disco | India Week

Ashu Rai

Lincoln Center Presents

July 12 at 9:00 pm

The Dance Floor

Experience the vibes of DJ Ashu Rai of long-running South Asian LGBTQIA+ dance party "Desilicious” as a nonstop outdoor silent disco at Lincoln Center.

July 13 at 10:00 am

Summer for the City
The Art of Wellbeing | India Week

Minila Shah

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian

July 13 at 10:00 am

Griffin Sidewalk Studio, David Geffen Hall

Join dancer and yogi Minila Shah and musicians Jay Gandhi and Ehren Hanson for mindfulness practices, breathwork, and gentle stretches.

July 13 at 11:30 am

Summer for the City
The Art of Wellbeing | India Week

Minila Shah

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian

July 13 at 11:30 am

Griffin Sidewalk Studio, David Geffen Hall

Join dancer and yogi Minila Shah and musicians Jay Gandhi and Ehren Hanson for mindfulness practices, breathwork, and gentle stretches.

July 13 at 12:00 pm

Summer for the City
Kids, Teens, and Families | India Week

Kiran Ahluwalia

Lincoln Center Presents

July 13 at 12:00 pm

LeFrak Lobby, David Geffen Hall

Kiran Ahluwalia and her band share their mixture of Indian music, West African blues, and jazz at this family-friendly concert as part of India Week.

July 13 at 7:30 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

Comedy Night

Aasif Mandvi, Hari Kondabolu, Aparna Nancherla, and Kiran Deol

Lincoln Center Presents

July 13 at 7:30 pm

Damrosch Park

Get ready for a night of humor all brought to you by a powerhouse lineup of comedians whose Indian heritage infuses into their comedic brilliance.

July 13 at 9:00 pm

Summer for the City
Silent Disco | India Week

DJ Rekha

Lincoln Center Presents

July 13 at 9:00 pm

The Dance Floor

The iconic DJ Rekha of “Basement Bhangra” fame transmits their groovy sounds to your ear at Lincoln Center’s Silent Disco this July!

July 14 at 5:00 am

Summer for the City
India Week

SAZ Sunrise Concert

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with Jodhpur RIFF Festival

July 14 at 5:00 am

Hearst Plaza

Welcome the day with music by Rajasthani folk group SAZ! The masterful artists of this celebrated group start your morning in an unforgettable way.

July 14 at 5:00 pm

Summer for the City
India Week

RHEOLOGY: In Concert

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with The Bushwick Starr, HERE Arts Center, and Ma-Yi Theatre Company

July 14 at 5:00 pm

Hearst Plaza

Writer/director Misha Chowdhury and his mother, physicist Bulbul Chakraborty, collaborate on a concert featuring Bangla music and the science of sand.

July 14 at 6:00 pm

Summer for the City
Jazz Underground | India Week

Priya Darshini

Lincoln Center Presents
In collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center

July 14 at 6:00 pm

The Underground at Jaffe Drive

The GRAMMY-nominated singer joins forces with her all-star band, blending Indian classical, electronica, ambient, and jazz into a captivating experience.

July 14 at 6:00 pm

Summer for the City
Silent Disco | India Week

Roshni Samlal (aka DJ Raat Ki Rani)

Lincoln Center Presents

July 14 at 6:00 pm

The Dance Floor

Wine your body to the sounds of Roshni Samlal, an Indo-Caribbean beatmaker spinning Asian Underground music, global club, soca and chutney.

 

 

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Check out the Silent Disco

Strut your stuff under the stars as our popular Silent Disco series returns to NYC’s largest outdoor dance floor with a ten-foot disco ball, where we’ll turn the heat up and the volume way down. Upcoming Silent Discos »

Full calendar of events

You're invited to hundreds of FREE events, representing a wide array of genres for all ages, from June 12–August 10. Explore the full calendar here »

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