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JUN
21

Make(r) Music New York

Thu, Jun 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

music summer reading

On June 21st, the summer solstice and longest day of the year, Make Music NY celebrates with free, public music performances all over NYC. Gather to make your own music using make(r) technology like makey makeys and littleBits, and end...

Make(r) Music New York

JUL
11

Plaza Swing Series: Swingtime Big Band

Wed, Jul 11   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

The Big Band sound is a uniquely American combination of reeds, brass, and rhythm that defined America's popular music for more than three decades. Swingtime Big Band vividly brings this classic music to life in three-dimensional sound,...

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Plaza Swing Series: Swingtime Big Band

JUL
18

Plaza Swing Series: StringsNskins

Wed, Jul 18   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

The traditional sound of the djembe along with the classical sound of the violin. The rhythms of Haiti combined with the exotic Afro sounds of Colombia with an urban twist from Brooklyn. StringsNskins takes you on a journey through the African...

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Plaza Swing Series: StringsNskins

JUL
25

Plaza Swing Series: Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King

Wed, Jul 25   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

A contemporary of Tito Puente, Machito, Tito Rodriguez, and other mambo-era icons, Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King, is the only orchestra leader from New York’s golden era of mambo who still performs regularly. Get ready to mambo!

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Plaza Swing Series: Orlando Marin, The Last Mambo King

AUG
1

Plaza Swing Series: Matt Munisteri

Wed, Aug 1   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

Matt Munisteri is a virtuosic and in-demand guitarist with a wide-ranging roster of notable artists across the jazz and American-roots spectrum including Cassandra Wilson, Madeline Peyroux, Loudon Wainwright and “Little” Jimmy Scott. He’ll lead...

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Plaza Swing Series: Matt Munisteri

AUG
8

Plaza Swing Series: Nation Beat

Wed, Aug 8   6:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

bpl presents Live Music music

Nation Beat is a NYC-Brazilian collision that parades with an infectious, audacious energy, seamlessly bridging folkloric Brazilian rhythms with classic American roots music in an altogether creative and original manner. NB’s 21st Century fusion...

Plaza Swing Series: Nation Beat

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