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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - July 19-July 21


Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend Photo: Paul Katcher/Flickr 


From jazz and blues to punk and rock to electronic and pop, every kind of live music venue exists in NYC. City Guide's roundup of weekend random live music shows in New York City will cover all the ground for you, making sure you don't miss out on a single show of other music.

Emma Charles opens for Tyler Hilton at Rockwood Music Hall, New York, NY. - Rockwood Music Hall
July 19, 2019 - New York City

Join singer-songwriter Emma Charles opening for Tyler Hilton at 7:00pm on Friday, July 19, 2019 performing live at Rockwood Music Hall, New York, NY.

En Route Tour: NYC - Triad Theatre
July 19, 2019 - New York

In their first-ever North American tour, Korinya takes their music En Route to New York, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Detroit and Toronto. An all-acoustic band, Korinya features vocals, violin, accordion, drum and upright bass. Korinya ("roots" in English), began as a family band in 2005. It has since developed into a young, contemporary folk band that presents Ukrainian village music with a fresh, grassroots sound. Hear the voices of the steppes, the cheerful melody of the sopilka, and the soulful fiddle-playing that tie this band to their roots.

Sunset on the Hudson - Pier 45 in Greenwich Village
July 19, 2019 - New York

Experience summer at its best—with free Friday concerts set against beautiful sunsets in Hudson River Park. These New York artists will help start the weekend off right. Our eclectic lineup offers music for everyone - bring your friends, a blanket and enjoy some great music in your west side backyard.

Friday: Lovefingers and Ron like Hell - Nowadays
July 19, 2019 - Ridgewood

Lovefingers is label boss of ESP Institute. Ron Like Hell is one half of WRECKED and a buyer at Academy Records. Each is in possession of very deep crates. It's gonna get weird in the best possible way.

Tusk: The World's Number One Tribute to Fleetwood Mac - Rockin' the River Music Cruises
July 19, 2019 - New York

Rockin The River - Tusk: The World's Number One Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Naked Soul - Garcia's at The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester
July 19, 2019 - Port Chester

Naked Soul is a world-class, ten-piece powerhouse. An all-star lineup of highly accomplished musicians who have performed and recorded with some of today's most celebrated artists such as Santana, The Roots, Lauryn Hill, Shakira, John Legend, Matchbox 20, Usher, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Lady Gaga, Prince, Rob Thomas, P!nk, Deborah Cox, Lalah Hathaway, David Sanborn, Chaka Kahn, Gloria Gaynor, Vicki Sue Robinson, Jose Feliciano, Ray Charles, Gladys Knight, Wynton Marsalis, Smokey Robinson, Tony Bennett, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, among many others. A unique combination of youthful energy, musical diversity, and years of experience has earned Naked Soul a reputation for being hands down, the area's most exciting party band. At the heart of the band is a tight rhythm section accented by two funky horns, an exciting percussionist and five dynamic vocalists. This distinctive line-up enables Naked Soul to deliver an incredibly diverse repertoire and sound, featuring some of the greatest music from the past half-century and artists such as Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Whitney Houston, Earth Wind & Fire, Journey, Bon Jovi, Toto, David Bowie, Blackstreet, A... (read more)

Bowlive Viii Featuring Soulive with Special Guest George Porter Jr. - Brooklyn Bowl
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

ARTIST INFO SOULIVE WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagram Soulive has never made any bones about what they do best; it's right there in their name. Since forming in 1999, the trio of guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Alan Evans and keyboardist Neal Evans has carried the torch for the soul-jazz organ trio—that venerable, funky institution pioneered by the likes of Jimmy Smith, Brother Jack McDuff and Groove Holmes in the late '60s. Rest assured, when the Evans brothers first brought Kraz by their Woodstock studio, there was plenty of old vinyl spread out on the floor. In their 13 years together, Soulive has followed the muse in the direction of hip-hop, R&B, blues and rock, collaborating with the likes of Chaka Khan, Dave Matthews, Talib Kweli, John Scofield, Derek Trucks, Maceo Parker, Susan Tedeschi, Robert Randolph, Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, Fred Wesley, The Roots, Ivan Neville and so many others, even going so far as to record a full album of covers by The Beatles (Rubber Soulive). But, no matter how they push the limits of the organ trio, they always come back to their bread and butter: blistering solos and grooves that don't quit.

Jenny Tolman/ 'There Goes the Neighborhood'/ Old SOL Records - Shorefire
July 19, 2019 - New York

Praised as having "the sass of Nikki Lane mixed with the clever wordplay of Brandy Clark" (Rolling Stone Country), newcomer Jenny Tolman announces her debut album.

The World's Number One Tribute to Fleetwood Mac - Rockin' the River Music Cruises
July 19, 2019 - New York

Tusk the World's #1 Fleetwood Mac tribute.. No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating.Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years.

Cancelled - Dave Harrington Group - The Mercury Lounge
July 19, 2019 - New York

Mark Twain once quipped that reality can be beaten with enough imagination. And in the padded room lunacy that passes for modern existence, imagination is a quality in perpetual need. Wild flights of creativity arrive in myriad forms. There is, of course, the surrealist escapism often associated with those seeking catharsis, but leaps of inspiration can also come from the intensely present. This is where Dave Harrington's latest album, Pure Imagination, No Country lands; it's a work of tremendous strength and immense subtlety, an axis mundi oasis where all points intersect, a fearless synthesis of genres and psychic states. PINC further refines concepts that populate Harrington's slipstream of work. If post-genre fusion is a popular aspirational ideal for artists opting out of antiquated boxes, Harrington has long existed in those vortices of sound. He started as a jazz bassist steeped in the experimental New York world of Bill Frisell and John Zorn. Stints followed in psychedelic and noise bands, which led to the 2011 debut of Harrington's revered Darkside project with long-time collaborator, Nicolas Jaar. Switching instruments, Harrington became one of this century's most unlikel... (read more)

Grumby DJ Set (11 PM Free) Saddlemen the Red Herrings Rev Rev - Pianos
July 19, 2019 - New York

This event is 21 and over Saddlemen is a Brooklyn Trio formed in 2018 by Skitch, Paul and Mando Saddlemen.

Apollo Teen Takeover 2019 - Apollo Theater
July 19, 2019 - New York

The Apollo Theater has served as a stage for numerous artists who are well-known today. Through Apollo Teen Takeover, young artists are given the opportunity to showcase their talents at one of the world's most famous theaters. Curated by Apollo Theater Academy high school interns, Teen Takeover is an annual event that brings together young NYC artists seeking to share and celebrate creativity. This year's Teen Takeover: For The Culture, features performing and visual artists whose work represents New York's diversity and the cultures that reflect the artistry within New York's unique arts landscape.

Bard in the Park - Clinton Cove
July 19, 2019 - New York

Celebrate the solstice with free BARD IN THE PARK! Bringing Shakespeare to Clinton Cove for four performances this summer, join local artists for A Midsummer Night's Song.

Mekons - Music Hall of Williamsburg
July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Mekons

Dirty Thursday: Fembots - House of Yes
Through July 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Featuring all the classics, B-sides, remixes, and dubs. Plus pop jams from Robyn favorites and collaborators, just because. Music by DJ Dropkat and Dirtyfinger.

Drugdealer - Music Hall of Williamsburg
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Drugdealer

The K-Pop Party - The Mercury Lounge
July 20, 2019 - New Yor

Age Limit: 21 and Over

6 Night Pass - Bowlive Viii Featuring Soulive - Brooklyn Bowl
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Soulive has never made any bones about what they do best; it's right there in their name. Since forming in 1999, the trio of guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Alan Evans and keyboardist Neal Evans has carried the torch for the soul-jazz organ trio—that venerable, funky institution pioneered by the likes of Jimmy Smith, Brother Jack McDuff and Groove Holmes in the late '60s. Rest assured, when the Evans brothers first brought Kraz by their Woodstock studio, there was plenty of old vinyl spread out on the floor. In their 13 years together, Soulive has followed the muse in the direction of hip-hop, R&B, blues and rock, collaborating with the likes of Chaka Khan, Dave Matthews, Talib Kweli, John Scofield, Derek Trucks, Maceo Parker, Susan Tedeschi, Robert Randolph, Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, Fred Wesley, The Roots, Ivan Neville and so many others, even going so far as to record a full album of covers by The Beatles (Rubber Soulive). But, no matter how they push the limits of the organ trio, they always come back to their bread and butter: blistering solos and grooves that don't quit.

Bowlive Viii Featuring Soulive with Special Guest Sam Kininger - Brooklyn Bowl
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Soulive has never made any bones about what they do best; it's right there in their name. Since forming in 1999, the trio of guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Alan Evans and keyboardist Neal Evans has carried the torch for the soul-jazz organ trio—that venerable, funky institution pioneered by the likes of Jimmy Smith, Brother Jack McDuff and Groove Holmes in the late '60s. Rest assured, when the Evans brothers first brought Kraz by their Woodstock studio, there was plenty of old vinyl spread out on the floor. In their 13 years together, Soulive has followed the muse in the direction of hip-hop, R&B, blues and rock, collaborating with the likes of Chaka Khan, Dave Matthews, Talib Kweli, John Scofield, Derek Trucks, Maceo Parker, Susan Tedeschi, Robert Randolph, Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, Fred Wesley, The Roots, Ivan Neville and so many others, even going so far as to record a full album of covers by The Beatles (Rubber Soulive). But, no matter how they push the limits of the organ trio, they always come back to their bread and butter: blistering solos and grooves that don't quit. Their latest, a four-track EP entitled, SPARK, deserves a place on your record shelf right between Bo... (read more)

Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 Featuring Conrad Tao - New York Philharmonic
July 20, 2019 - New york

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Disney Sing-Along - Pine Box Rock Shop
July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Be Our Guest and relive the magic of the movies at the Disney Sing-Along debuting at Pine Box Rock Shop! We'll travel Under The Sea, paint with all the Colors of the Wind, and ask important questions like Can You Feel The Love Tonight? Watch classic Disney characters and iconic pop stars on the big screen and we'll provide all the Bare Necessities: lyrics projected right on the screen! Join your fellow Disney fanatics and sing out your emotions along with these unforgettable animated masterpieces. Come dressed as your favorite Disney character for a chance to win some sweet Disney-inspired prizes and free drinks

Kafka's Karnival with Kill Frenzy - House of Yes
Through July 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Shifting shapes. Glittering contours. Embrace your dark sparkle in vivid vibrations and musical splendor. This year, Kostume Kult projects our annual absurd circus through the dark lens of Franz Kafka, whose Metamormphosis inspires creative, colorful, and critter-ful transformation!

Raging Fyah - Brooklyn Bowl
July 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

As one of Jamaica's most phenomenal acts, Raging Fyah makes music that is bound to the much-emulated roots rock reggae tradition. The group is distinguished by an expansive vision that propels their intricate musicianship, harmonies, and musical journey. Delroy Hamilton (Pele), Demar Gayle (Demz), and Anthony Watson (Tonidrumz) met while studying music at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. They were under the tutelage of Ibo Cooper, former keyboardist with Third World. There they formed Raging Fyah, and it has been an everlasting journey from then on. Collectively they write their songs, conveying personal meaning while simultaneously addressing wider issues.

Bikini Sundae Pool Party - House of Yes
July 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

Wear your favorite bikini, speedo or caftan. Seersucker and summertime styles. Or whatever you feel hot in.

West African Drumming and Dance - Van Cortlandt House Museum
July 21, 2019 - Bronx, NY

Highlighting the incredible talent of the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s teachers of African dance, the July 21st concert offers the opportunity to enjoy a program of contemporary West African drumming and dance in beautiful Van Cortlandt Park. Come and enjoy the unique sounds of the balafon, djembe, and djun-djun. Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, KAMATE TRADERS Dance Company brings to life the ancient stories and legends of Africa’s Ivory Coast. Under the artistic direction of Yahaya Kamate, KAMATE TRADERS is rapidly establishing itself as one of the most exciting African troupes in the United States. Noteworthy past engagements include a tour in Greece, many festivals in the tri-state area and performances at private and public schools.

Oceana Galactica - House of Yes
Through July 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

Submerge your soul in the space of the beyond, the below, and everything in between. Tonight, The beings of the oceanic and the galactic become one and join energies on our outer-space inner world dance floor of love

Come Out & Play Family Day - Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge
Through July 25, 2019 - Dumbo

Live at the Archway is DUMBO's signature series featurING dynamic musical performances, pop-up galleries, and interactive art experiences in a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting. Always free, always all ages, and always rain or shine. New this year: Family Jam opens each night event at 5:30pm with puppets, hula hoopers, and more spectacle fun for kids and adults.

Unplugged - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3
Through July 26, 2019 - Brooklyn Heights,

Unplugged features intimate acoustic acts curated by Brooklyn Americana Music Series in June and DeGraw Sound in July.

Nunu Chocolates Sing A Long with Lloyd Miller - Nunu Chocolates
Through July 30, 2019 - Park Slope

Bring your little ones to this weekly singalong with Lloyd Miller. Call to confirm.

Music Makers (with Grown-Up) - Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab
Through July 30, 2019 - Park Slope

Share the joy of making music with your little one! This fun and exploratory music class will have you and your child singing, dancing, exploring instruments, and making new friends. We will play everything from classic favorites to original songs that you won't hear anywhere else. Some classes may also incorporate a musical story or craft.

From Global Groove to American Jazz, FREE Outdoor Lunchtime Summer Concert Series hosted by Lincoln Square Business improvement District - Richard Tucker Park
Through August 28, 2019 - New York, NY

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) is excited to announce its continued partnership with the MTA Arts & Design’s Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC), which will bring free lunchtime entertainment to the Lincoln Square area– a neighborhood filled with a rich cultural and musical scene. The wildly popular annual Lunchtime Concert Series, now in its 12th year, will take place every Wednesday, rain or shine, beginning July 3 through August 28, from noon until 2:00 p.m. in Richard Tucker Park at Broadway and 66th Street. No matter one’s musical preference–Jazz, Rock or Opera–locals and visitors of all ages can hear it free all summer long. In between performances, music lovers can stretch and relax with free and gentle restorative yoga sessions by instructors from the West Side Y—a great way to relax during lunch. Whole Foods Market will sponsor free product samples during each performance. Summer 2019 Lineup July 3: Jazz- America’s music 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NYC Jazz Underground (straight ahead jazz) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Robert Anderson Jazz Band, The Keepers of the BeBop Flame (jazz) July 10: Brass Bands 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dingonek Street Band 1:00 ... (read more)


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