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Bronx - Free Summer Concerts 2018


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August 1, 2018 / Bronx Neighborhoods / Music & Free Concerts in the Bronx / Bronx Things To Do / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Summer is in full swing. A number of community groups in collaboration with the NYC Parks Department and frequently some measure of government funding, have put together a summer full of films and free summer concerts in the parks. The free concerts listed below are designed for young and old alike and they're FREE.

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Directory of Free Summer Concerts in Bronx NYC

Organized by Bronx Neighborhoods & then by Month

1. South Bronx Free Summer Concerts NYC

 

2. Central Bronx Free Summer Concerts - none listed at this time / stay tuned

 

3. East Bronx Free Summer Concerts NYC - none listed at this time / stay tuned

 

4. North & West Bronx Free Summer Concerts - Bronx NYC

 

5. Near Bronx Free Summer Concerts NYC

 

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1. South Bronx Free Summer Concerts

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Bronx Music Heritage Center / aka BMHC - Free Summer Concerts in the Foxhurst Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

The Bronx Music Heritage Center is currently located 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst

In 2019 WHEDco, the Women's Housing & Economic Development Corp, will House BMHC in the Bronx Commons at Elton Avenue & 162nd Street in Morrisania.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm - Bronx Rising: Salute to Fania - A salsa musical performance. At 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst. Admission is $7 / $5 for students & seniors and Kids 12 & under free.
  • Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm - Bronx Rising: Talk to the Hand - Indian Classical dance by the Bharati Dance Academy. At 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst. Admission is $7 / $5 for students & seniors and Kids 12 & under free.
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm - Puerto Rico's Song Newspaper: The Plena - A story about traditional Puerto Rican music. At 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst. Admission free.
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm - Bronx Coquito Masters - Learn how to make a great coquito [a sweet Puerto Rican drink]. At 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst. Admission free.
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm - Papiel Maestro - A woman uses photos and storytelling to bring her father, Latin music legend Ray Santos, back to life. At 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst. Admission free.
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm - Bronx Rising: Poesia Negroide - A film and exhibit about the African legacy in the Caribbean, followed by poets and musicians recounting Nuyorican and Negroide history. At 1303 Louis Nine Blvd in Foxhurst. Admission is $7 / $5 for students & seniors and Kids 12 & under free.

 


Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square - Free Summer Concerts in Foxhurst near Hunts Point 2018

Free Things To Do in the Foxhurst Neighborhood in the Bronx NYC - Free Summer Concerts in Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square

Click here to view a Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square map [TBD]. Free summer concerts in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx.

Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square is located at 163rd Street between Southern and Bruckner Blvds.

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 beginning at 1 pm - Orlando Marin & Orchestra. At Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square is located at 163rd Street between Southern and Bruckner Blvds in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx. Free summer concerts in Foxhurst the Bronx.

St Mary's Park Mott Haven - Free Summer Concerts / SummerStage Concerts in St Mary's Park 2018

Free Things To Do in Mott Haven the Bronx NYC - Free Summer Concerts in St Mary's Park

Click here to view a St Mary's Park map [TBD]. The photo to your right was taken at St Mary's Park in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. The free summer concerts are organized by SummerStage.bronx free things to do mott haven st marys park free things to do south bronx free summer concerts in the bronx nyc

Enter St Mary's Park at the south and west end of the park along St Ann's Avenue between 143rd and 146th Streets in Mott Haven.

 

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 - Make Music New York at various times and locations in the Bronx. See MakeMusicNY.org website.
  • Thursday, July 26, 2018 - beginning at 7 pm - Judy Torres / TKA / Grand Wizzard Theodore. Free.
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 - beginning at 7 pm - Bombazo Dance Co / The Sabrosura Effect in association with Pepatian. Free.
  • Saturday, July 28, 2018 - beginning at 4 pm - Spanish Harlem Orchestra. Free.
  • Sunday, July 29, 2018 - beginning at 5 pm - Charlie Aponte. Free.

LINKS

Also see free summer movies in the Bronx and the Bronx things to do in the Bronx calendar.


Rev Lena Irons Unity Park - Free Summer Concerts Bronx

Free Things To Do in the Morrisania Neighborhood in the Bronx NYC - Free Summer Concerts in Rev Lena Irons Unity Park

Click here to view a Unity Park map in Morrisania [TBD]. The free summer concerts are organized by the Morrisania Band Project & Friends.

Location - enter Rev Lena Irons Unity Park at East 168th Street and Washington Avenue in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx. Time - 3 to 6 pm. Participation - to participate contact morrisaniaband@gmail.com

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 3 - 6 pm - It's My Park Day w/ Klasiq Leader J & EZ Soul Band - free summer concerts in Morrisania in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 3 - 6 pm - Open Mic in the Park for Singers, Poets, Rappers & Spoken Word - free summer concerts in Morrisania in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 3 - 6 pm - 2nd Annual Summer Tribute Concert w/ Morrisania Band Project - free summer concerts in Morrisania in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 3 - 6 pm - 2nd Annual Sickle Cell Awareness Concert w/ Morrisania Band Project & Elissa Carmona - free summer concerts in Morrisania in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 3 - 6 pm - Battle of the Bands - All Genres Welcome - free summer concerts in Morrisania in the Bronx.

Also see free summer movies in the Bronx and the Bronx things to do in the Bronx calendar.




2. Central Bronx Free Summer Concerts

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Crotona Park - Free Summer Concerts Crotona Park 2018

Free Things To Do in the Claremont Neighborhood of the Bronx NYC - Free Summer Concerts Near Claremont Village, Concourse Village, Mount Eden, Tremont, Mount Hope, Morris Heights, Morrisania & Forest Houses

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Concert take place at the Crotona Park Bandshell. Crotona Park is located at Crotona Park North to South, Fulton Avenue to Southern Blvd and Crotona Park East.

The free summer concerts are organized by SummerStage.

  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - beginning at 6 pm - Tito Nieves / Bodoma & Garifuna Culture Band. Free.
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018 - beginning at 7 pm - The Movement: Messiah / Darell / Young Flow / El Sosa / Nelly Nelz. Free.
  • Friday, August 3, 2018 - beginning at 6 pm - Ultimate Break Beats: BreakBeat Lou, Special Ed, Lord Finesse. Free.
  • Saturday, August 4, 2018 - beginning at 4 pm - Sister Nancy & Shinehead with DJ Misbehaviour. Free.

Also see free summer theater in the Bronx, free summer movies in the Bronx and the Bronx things to do in the Bronx calendar.


Fordham University - Free Summer Concerts at Fordham University in the Fordham Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

free things to do in the bronx free things to do free summer concerts bronx morris park fordham van cortlandt park bronxTo your right is a Fordham University map to help you find the Bronx Arts Ensemble concerts at Fordham Unversity.

The photo to your right was taken at Fordham University in the Fordham - near the Belmont and Norwood neighborhoods - in the Bronx.

These free summer concerts are organized by the Bronx Arts Ensemble. The Bronx Arts Ensemble plays in three venues - two of which are listed in this section. The third is in the East section of the Bronx.

  • Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 2 - 3 pm - Beethoven Summer Serenades - At Fordham University in the McGinley Ballroom at 441 East Fordham Road. Free.

Lehman College CUNY - Free Summer Concerts in the Jerome Park Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

Not Free & Free Summer Concerts at Lehman College in the Bedford Park neighborhood in the Bronx

  • Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, July 11, 12 & 13, 2018 - Summer Jazz Arts Institute at Lehman College CUNY - In the Music Building at Lehman College at 250 Bedford Park Blvd in Bedford Park. I believe there's a tuition - see www.jazzpower.org for further details.
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 7 - 10 pm - Salsa Under the Stars w/ Edwin Gomez & Orquesta Jeryco - Outdoors in the Peace Grove at Lehman College at 250 Bedford Park Blvd in Bedford Park. These are organized by Lehman Stages.
  • Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 7 - 9 pm - Summer Serenade by a dozen talented musicians - Outdoors in the Peace Grove at Lehman College at 250 Bedford Park Blvd in Bedford Park. These are organized by Lehman Stages. Suggested Donation $10.

 


New York Botanical Gardens - Free Summer Concerts in the Norwood Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

The NY Botanical Gardens are located at 2900 Southern Blvd between East Fordham Road and Bedford Park Blvd in the Norwood / Belmont neighborhoods of the Bronx

Doors open at 5 pm, concerts start at 7 pm, gift shop opened until 9 pm and Haupt Conservatory open until 10.30 pm. Admission is $48 or $129 for all three concerts. Tickets may be purchased at www.nybg.org.

  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 7 - 8.30 pm - Catskill Jazz Factory & Absolutely Live Entertainment - On the Conservatory Lawn in the NY Botanical Gardens. NOT Free summer concerts in the neighborhoods of Norwood and Belmont in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 7 - 8.30 pm - Brianna Thomas, Nina Simone & Mahalia Jackson - On the Conservatory Lawn in the NY Botanical Gardens. NOT Free summer concerts in the neighborhoods of Norwood and Belmont in the Bronx.
  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 7 - 8.30 pm - Catskill Jazz Factory & Absolutely Live Entertainment - On the Conservatory Lawn in the NY Botanical Gardens. NOT Free summer concerts in the neighborhoods of Norwood and Belmont in the Bronx.

 


Poe Park - Free Summer Concerts in the Fordham Manor Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

Poe Park is located between the Grand Concourse and East Kingsbridge Road at 192nd Street Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx

Organized by the Bronx Borough President's Office.

  • Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 1 - 2.30 pm - Salsa in the Bronx: Ray Martinez Legacy Concert - At the Poe Park Bandshell at Grand Concourse and East 192nd Street. Free summer concerts in the Fordham Manor neighborhood of the Bronx.


Tremont Park - Free Summer Concerts Tremont Park Bronx 2018

Free Things To Do in the Bronx NYC - Free Summer Concerts In Tremont Park in the Tremont Neighborhood of the Bronx

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Concerts are held in Tremont Park which is located at East Tremont Avenue between 3rd Avenue & Arthur Avenue in the Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx.

The FREE summer concerts are organized by the NYC Parks Dept. None this summer of 2018. There was a free summer concert at Tremont Park last year in early August organized by SummerStage.

  • Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - from 8.30 to 10.30 pm - Despicable Me 3 Free / Film Cancelled - At Tremont Park which is located at East 175th Street to East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx.

LINKS

Also see free summer movies in the Bronx and the Bronx things to do in the Bronx calendar.


Williamsbridge Oval - Free Summer Concerts in the Norwood Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

The Williamsbridge Oval is located at Bainbridge Avenue and Van Cortlandt Avenue East in the Norwood neighborhood of Central Bronx

  • Friday, June 8, 2018 beginning at 6.30 pm - Oldies, Pop & R&B by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at Williamsbridge Oval in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • Friday, June 22, 2018 beginning at 6.30 pm - Latin Jazz by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at Williamsbridge Oval in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx.
  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 3 - 4.30 pm - Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series - At Williamsbridge Oval in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx. The NYC Parks Dept says, "Rising stars Gerard Schneider, Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, and Adrian Timpau perform a program of favorite opera arias and duets. This program is sponsored by the City Parks Foundation and is part of their SummerStage Series." Free summer concerts in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx.

 




3. East Bronx Free Summer Concerts

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Bartow Pell Mansion - Free Summer Concerts in the Pelham Bay Park Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

Free Summer Concerts at the Bartow Pell Mansion in the Bronx

  • Saturday, July xx, 2018 beginning at 2 pm / Free - Contemporary Jazz & Portguese Fusion - in Pelham Bay Park - Free summer concerts at the Bartow Pell Mansion in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx.

 


Coop City - Free Summer Concerts in the Coop City Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

Free Summer Concerts in Coop City Tuesdays & Wednesdays from July 10 - August 28, 2018

Time & Location. The concerts begin at 7 and run until 8.30 pm. Tunes on Tuesdays are held at Section 1 Greenway and Wicked Wednesdays are held at Section 5 Greenway between July 10 and August 28, 2018 at Coop City. The concerts are sponsored by the Riverbay Fund and with your tax dollars allocated by NYC Councilmember Andy L. King.

  • Every Tuesday, July 10 - August 28, 2018 from 7 - 8.30 pm - Free Musical Concert at Coop City - On the Section 1 Greenway in Coop City in the Bronx.
  • Every Wednesday, July 10 - August 28, 2018 from 7 - 8.30 pm - Free Musical Concert at Coop City - On the Section 5 Greenway in Coop City in the Bronx.

 


Orchard Beach - Free Summer Concerts in the Pelham Bay Park Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

Free summer concerts at Orchard Beach every Sunday in July & August except on July 1st, 2018

  • Every Sunday from July 8 to September 2, 2018 from 1 - 5 pm - Salsa at Orchard Beach - Performances will include salsa, free style, bachata, merengue, R&B and pop. On the Main Stage at Section 9. Free.

Pelham Bay Park - Free Summer Concerts in the Pelham Bay Park Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

These free summer concerts are organized by the Bronx Arts Ensemble. The Bronx Arts Ensemble will be performing at the southern end of Pelham Bay Park on the mainland side, on the northern boundary of the Country Club neighborhood in the Bronx.

  • Friday, August 17, 2018 from 6 - 8 pm / Jay Hoggard's AfriCarribean Vibes - At Pelham Bay Park at Middletown Road & Stadium Avenue.



4. North & West Bronx Free Summer Concerts

Click here to go to the North West Bronx Neighborhoods section of this site.


Van Cortlandt Park - Free Summer Concerts in North & West Bronx 2018 / Bronx Arts Ensemble

Free Things To Do Bronx NYC - Free Summer Concerts in Van Cortlandt Park

Click here to view a Van Cortlandt Park map [TBD].

  • Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 2 - 3 pm / Free - Memorial Day Concert by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at 74 Van Cortlandt Park South in the Van Cortlandt Park / near Fieldston neighborhood in the Bronx.
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5.30 pm / Free - BAE 2018 Annual Gala by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at 74 Van Cortlandt Park South in the Van Cortlandt Park / near Fieldston neighborhood in the Bronx.
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 2 - 3 pm / Free - A Salute to America & New Orleans Style Jazz by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at Rockwood Drive Circle / Van Cortlandt Park at Mosholu Avenue & Broadway in the Van Cortlandt Park / near Fieldston neighborhood in the Bronx.
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 2 - 3 pm / Free - Oldies, Pop & R&B by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at Rockwood Drive Circle / Van Cortlandt Park at Mosholu Avenue & Broadway in the Van Cortlandt Park / near Fieldston neighborhood in the Bronx.
  • Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 2 - 3 pm / Free - Contemporary Jazz & Portguese Folk Music by the Bronx Arts Ensemble - Free summer concerts at Rockwood Drive Circle / Van Cortlandt Park at Mosholu Avenue & Broadway in the Van Cortlandt Park / near Fieldston neighborhood in the Bronx.
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 6.30 - 8.30 pm / Free - Barefoot Dancing. There will be salsa dancing instructions given at the Van Cortlandt Park House Museum at West 246th & Broadway in the Van Cortlandt / Fieldston neighborhoods of the Bronx. Free summer concerts in the Fieldston and Van Cortlandt Park neighborhoods of the Bronx.

Also see free summer theater in the Bronx and the Bronx things to do in the Bronx calendar.


Wave Hill - Free Summer Concerts in the Riverdale Neighborhood of the Bronx 2018

Sunset Wednesdays / Summer Concerts at Wave Hill in Riverdale

The onsite parking lot closes at 4 pm. Admission is $12 adults / $8 for seniors & kids

  • Every Wedneday, June 20 - August 8, 2018 [except July 4th] - Sunset Wednesdays - access to the ground begins at 4 pm, the concert begins at 7 pm and the ground close at 8.30 pm - Summer Concerts at Wave Hill - On the grounds at Wave Hill in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. Admission is
  • Wedneday, August 8, 2018 - Sunset Wednesdays - Live on the Great Lawn: Aurora & Zon del Barrio - Access to the ground begins at 4 pm, the concert begins at 7 pm and the ground close at 8.30 pm - Summer Concerts at Wave Hill - On the grounds at Wave Hill in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx.

 




5. Northern Manhattan - Near Bronx Free Summer Concerts

Click here to go to the Harlem, Inwood & Washington Heights neighborhoods section on our sister site.


Marcus Garvey Park - Free Summer Concerts in Harlem

Click here to view a Marcus Garvey Park map on the west side of Harlem [TBD], not far from Washington Heights, the Upper West Side & Inwood. We'll post a photo at a later date.

The free SummerStage concerts are organized by the City Parks Foundation. All events in this section are free and will be performed in Marcus Garvey Park at Mount Morris Park West and West 122nd Street in Harlem.

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  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 beginning at 6 pm / Free - Alice Smith / Akala / DJ Stormin Norman. Free SummerStage concerts in Marcus Garvey Park in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.
  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 beginning at 7 pm / Free - Jeremy McQueen's Black Iris Project. Free SummerStage concerts in Marcus Garvey Park in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.
  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 beginning at 4 pm / Free - Pape Diouf & la Génération Consciénte. Free SummerStage concerts in Marcus Garvey Park in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018 beginning at 5 pm / Free - Rapsody. Free SummerStage concerts in Marcus Garvey Park in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival - The New School in the Village

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018 beginning at 7.30 pm / Free - The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. These free summer concerts / performances at The New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music in the Village in Manhattan.

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival - Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem

  • Friday, August 24, 2018 from 7 - 9 pm / Free - Charles Tolliver's 50 Year Anniversary of Paper Man featuring Gary Bartz, Jack DeJohnette, Buster Williams & Surprise Guest / Brianna Thomas. Free SummerStage concerts in Marcus Garvey Park in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018 beginning at 3 pm / Free - Monty Alexander - Harlem Kingston Express / Catherine Russell / Keyon Harrold / Matthew Whitaker Trio. Free SummerStage concerts in Marcus Garvey Park in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan NYC.

Free Summer Concerts In Bronx NYC

Free Things To Do In Bronx - Free Concerts in the North & West, Central, East and South Bronx in NYC

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