Latin, African and Klezmer Music on Summer On the Hudson’s "Acoustic Sundays" series

More than 40 free events with internationally acclaimed artists will be presented in July at the 9th annual Summer On the Hudson, one of New York City’s largest free summer festivals, The six-month series, which opened May 3 and runs through October 11, is an annual summer arts and cultural festival in Riverside Park South, West 59th St. to West 72nd Street at the Hudson River, presented by The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

There will be an enormous variety of other events in music, dance and theater, most running through August, as well as kayaking, yoga, pilates and kids’ soccer and basketball. performances Food and drink is for sale at the park’s Pier I Café. All events are free to the public and are programmed by Robin Schatell, Riverside Park Director of Programming.

Music Events


Saturday, July 11, 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Pier I, West 70th Street
4th Annual NYC Main Squeeze Accordion Festival

Sundays, July 12 (through August 16) 7:00 p.m.
Pier I, West 70th Street
Acoustic Sundays:
Enjoy spectacular sunsets over the Hudson as you listen to some of New York’s best jazz, R&B, and world music. Sponsored by Riverside South Properties

July 12 La_Cumbiamba_Eneyé / Colombian woodwind, brass and drums
July 19 Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All Stars
July 26 WAAW Band /Mbalax music from Senegal, West Africa
Aug 2 Jazz at Lincoln Center presents pianist Jonathan Batiste
Aug 9 Romashka /Gypsy dance party
Aug 16 Los Soneros de Oriente /Cuban son

For more information, please call 311 or
(212) 408-0219, or visit, or

Author: World Music Central News Department

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