Friends and partners of STEINWAY & SONS offer free, outdoor musical performances and family events throughout the 5 boroughs of New York City. We are delighted to share this list of upcoming concerts, and hope you get a chance to hear some music with friends and family.
Bryant Park presents its annual lineup of Picnic Performances: a host of in-person music, dance, and theater events produced in partnership with a diverse and storied lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions – each Friday and Saturday from now through September. Don’t miss performances produced in partnership with Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Joe’s Pub, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Limón Dance Company, EMERGE125, National Sawdust, New York Chinese Cultural Center, Music From the Sole, and more. All events are free to the public – picnics are encouraged.Learn More
Carnegie Hall partners with local community organizations to present free concerts that are sensational celebrations of sounds from across the country and around the globe. At a Carnegie Hall Citywide concert, you can revisit your favorite music or try something new, stay in your home borough or journey farther afield. Whatever you choose, you’ll experience everything that makes New York City so vibrant. Check by borough, check by date – these concerts sprawl across the city and present music from around the world.Learn more
For nearly 60 years, Steinway & Sons has supported Jazzmobile in its mission to present, preserve, promote and propagate America’s classical music, jazz. Founded by National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, Steinway Artist Dr. Billy Taylor, Jazzmobile was the first U.S. not-for-profit arts and cultural organization created just for jazz. This summer, free outdoor concerts will take place each Friday at 7PM in Marcus Garvey Park, with a special jazz & blues concert on Saturday August 7 in Central Park on the Great Hill. For a full calendar of events and additional details, visit www.jazzmobile.org.Learn more
We're thrilled to invite you to Restart Stages at Lincoln Center—an outdoor performing arts center with 10 outdoor performance and rehearsal spaces—to help kickstart the performing arts sector and New York City’s revival. Fostering a dynamic environment for artists, community organizations, and audiences, Restart Stages is a welcoming and safe place for live performances, family activities, and civic engagement. Check out the full calendar of events – including the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, film screenings, jazz, blues, and soul performances, chamber and world music, and events for the whole family at lincolncenter.org.
Free tickets are made available through the TodayTix Lottery, the Official Ticketing Partner of Restart Stages.Learn more
August 11 – September 5
4 weeks – 460 artists – 160 performances
Music, Dance, Poetry, Comedy, and more
NYC FREE celebrates the creativity of New York City’s artists and the resilient spirit of all its people with four weeks of all free live performances occurring throughout the park. Come and enjoy shows of innovative dance, experimental music, interactive poetry, late-night comedy, and more!
All events are free – but require reservation. Check out the entire schedule and get your tickets here: littleisland.org/nyc-free-2021Learn more