We’re now officially into the summer season, and it definitely feels like it in NYC today. Throughout the city, the sounds of summer will be wafting from public spaces and street corners. That’s because it’s Make Music New York 2016!
The free music festival includes hundreds of performances, including several on the Lower East Side. Here are some of the locations you might want to check out:
- Bowery/East Houston Mural Wall (through 7 p.m.)
- Children’s Magical Garden, 129 Stanton St. (3 p.m.)
- Le Petit Mort, 37 Orchard St. (3 p.m.-9 p.m.)
- Malt & Mold, 221 East Broadway (6-8 p.m.)
- Sara D. Roosevelt Park, East Houston Street (4-8 p.m.)
- Le Petit Versailles Garden, 346 East Houston St. (7-9 p.m.)
You can find more information here.
Make Music New York is celebrating it’s fourth year of taking over the streets on the first day of summer. Free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City will be taking place all day from 11am – 10p tonight. Visit their site here for an impressive list of live music happening throughout the Lower East Side. Highlights include music on the Allen Street Pedestrian Island beginning at 4p, and a free rooftop concert at the Educational Alliance with the eclectic Shul Band (which plays regularly at the The Shul at Angel Orensanz) followed by the JP Bowersock Quintet. (Bowersock is former Ryan Adams and the Cardinals’ guitarist; known at the Strokes “Guru.”) FREE // 6-8p // 6th floor rooftop – 197 E. Broadway.