Things to do this week in NYC Sep 5-Sep 12: MusicSeptember 5, 2009 - by CG Directory Editor
Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae, or the classics ? New York City venues feature music from all cultures. Whether you're catching an aria at Lincoln Center, or checking out a band at Central Park Summerstage, NYC has a gig you won't want to miss.
Marco Antonio Solis and Pepe Aguilar - Madison Square Garden
With over 30 entries on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks and numerous Grammy nominations, Marco Antonio Solis returns to New York. He will share the stage with Pepe "The Voice" Aguilar.
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - Mohegan Sun
The '60s pop group, immortalized on Broadway in Jersey Boys, performs. 7pm.
Starlight Music Series: Beledo, Piano - Top of the Rock
This fall, Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center will host its first-ever live music program, the Starlight Music Series, on Wednesday evenings, September 9th-October 7th, from 6-8pm on the 67th floor observatory. Visitors can enjoy live music and a glass of wine or refreshing beverages provided by Rock Center Cafe as they take in the stunning, 360-degree panorama of New York City at sunset. Access to the musical event is free with a Top of the Rock ticket. Wine and refreshments will be available for purchase. Tonight's performer is accomplished musician Beledo on piano.
New York Philharmonic and Andrea Bocelli, Tenor - Carnegie Hall
An Evening with Trey Anastasio and the New York Philharmonic - Carnegie Hall
The Fab Faux, described by Rolling Stone as "the greatest Beatles cover band," performs.
Paul Zunno Solo Acoustic Concert - O'Neals' Lincoln Center
Following in the footsteps of Jimi Hendrix and Duane Allman, Paul Zunno played lead guitar for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Wilson Pickett. His performances are a combination of "stories behind the music" and a downright blow-the-roof-off-joint execution and technique as a guitarist. Zunno has truly earned his reputation as an outstanding live performer. His mix of soulful singing, guitar mastery and skillful songwriting have captivated and awed audiences for years. Paul Zunno's solo acoustic concert gives audiences an opportunity to see a world class talent in an intimate setting. - Pre-Fixe Menu, Full Menu and Drink Specials available - No Minimum - Seating begins 30 minutes before showtime more info www.zunno.com
The Collage Aesthetic of Louis Armstrong: 'In the Cause of Happiness' - Jazz at Lincoln Center
This exhibition features large-scale images of collages created by Armstrong from clips of photographs, news stories, postcards, letters, telegrams and other materials that Armstrong artfully affixed to the boxes of his vast private collection of audio tapes. Tues.-Sun., 10am-4pm & 6-11pm; Mon., 6-11pm. Free.
Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820–2009 - National Academy of Design Museum and School of Fine Arts
An exhibition that examines the critical role the human figure has played in the Nation's art for the past 189 years. Transcending chronological, stylistic, and generational boundaries the exhibition will present 160 works drawn from the National Academy's important and wide ranging collection of American art, as well as an intriguing selection of works by contemporary artists who are carrying on the figurative tradition in new and adventurous ways.
Midsummer Night's Dream Midnight Cruise - Paddle Wheel Queen
LAST BOAT PARTY OF THE SUMMER- BUY TIX NOW! LOWER DECK PRODUCTIONS Invites you to the "2ND ANNUAL MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM MIDNIGHT CRUISE" SATURDAY, AUGUST 1ST, 2009 Aboard the Multi-Leveled PADDLE WHEEL QUEEN Docking from the SkyPort Marina 23rd Street & FDR Drive East Side of Manhattan Boarding at 11:45pm Sharp / Returning at 4am Arrive on Time – Don’t Miss The Boat! 3 Levels to Party! 1st Floor: URBAN LATINO RADIO & LA NUEVA FIESTA 98.5FM/96.9FM’s WORLD FAMOUS DJ E.M. & HEAVY HITTER DJ PRECISE Hip-Hop : Reggaeton : R&B : Reggae : House 2nd Floor: DJ ISH Salsa : Merengue : Bachata : Classics 3rd Floor: OUTDOORS LOUNGE Smoking Allowed SPECIAL VIP BIRTHDAY BASH FOR NENA OF LOWER DECK PRODUCTIONS BLACKOUT PARTY GlowStix will be given away! All Tickets MUST Be Purchased In Advance TICKETS ARE $20 PER PERSON and are sold on a first come, first serve basis Everyone MUST have a Ticket to Board the Boat Copy & Paste the Link Below into your Browser to Purchase Tickets Online http://www.lowerdeckproductions.com To Purchase Tickets Via Cash, email firstname.lastname@example.org 21 & Over| ID a Must | STRICT Dress Code Jeans OK, in Good Taste Guys MUST Wear a Button Down Shirt No Hats, No Shorts, No Boots, No Athletic or Baggy Attire For Tickets or Info, Call: Lower Deck Productions: 646-210-8044 Email email@example.com Visit www.lowerdeckproductions.com VIP BIRTHDAY PACKAGES AVAILABLE VIP BIRTHDAY PACKAGE #1 (Minimum of 12 People MUST Buy Tickets in Advance) * Customized HTML Birthday Page * Birthday Person Receives Free Admission * Complimentary Birthday Cake * 1 Reserved Table * Shout Outs from the DJ * VIP Birthday Gift Bag Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Birthday Package #1 ---------------------------------------------- VIP BIRTHDAY PACKAGE #2 (Minimum of 20 People MUST Buy Tickets in Advance) * Customized HTML Birthday Page * Birthday Person Receives Free Admission * Complimentary Birthday Cake * 2 Reserved Tables * Disposable Camera * Complimentary Drink Tickets for the Birthday Person * Shout Outs from the DJ * VIP Birthday Gift Bag Email email@example.com for Birthday Package #2 ---------------------------------------------- VIP BIRTHDAY PACKAGE #3 (Minimum of 30 People MUST Buy Tickets in Advance) * Customized HTML Birthday Page * Birthday Person Receives Free Admission * 1 Complimentary Ticket for your Guest * Complimentary Birthday Cake * Complimentary Appetizers for your Tables * 3 Reserved Tables * Disposable Camera * Complimentary Drink Ticket for the Birthday Person * Shout Outs from the DJ * VIP Birthday Gift Bag Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Birthday Package #3