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Free Lunchtime Concerts are Back

Jun 21, 2017
Free Lunchtime Concerts are Back

Enjoy a taste of NYC's eclectic underground music scene!

Every Wednesday in July and August, the Lincoln Square BID hosts free lunchtime concerts in Richard Tucker Park, between 65th and 66th Streets at Broadway. These concerts bring an energizing mix of music, culture, and excitement to our wonderful neighborhood for some quality lunchtime entertainment.

This year's schedule is as follows:

July 5: 
Yaz BandAlex LoDico Ensemble

July 12: 
Baby Soda;The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn

July 19: 
Opera Collective

July 26: 
Oak & AshSlum Suit

Aug. 2: 
SisterMonkCalliope Brass

Aug. 9: 
Luca Bertaglia ProjectTipsy Oxcart

Aug. 16: 
Parranda Vallenatta!Recreta Secreta

Aug. 23: 
Underground HornsHigh & Mighty Brass Band

Aug. 30: 
KarikaturaThe Blue Dahlia

Each day-of, two musical groups perform between 12:00pm and 2:00pm, enlivening the district with music and merriment. 

This concert series is presented by the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District in partnership with the MTA Arts for Transit's Music Under New York Program (MUSIC) and with sponsorship support from TD Bank

Through these live performances at Richard Tucker Park, we celebrate New York City's diversity of music and cultures, and the great opera star, tenor Richard Tucker (1913-1975).

Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. Light refreshments from Hubert's Lemonade will be available, with intermission to include gentle restorative stretch yoga sessions by instructors from the West Side Y.