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Random Live Music in New York City This Week - July 8-July 15

July 8, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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City Guide's complete music listings also have miscellaneous New York calendar items covering other genres of musical performances. Here you can find world music, global beats, DJ and electronic music shows, choirs and choruses, and even more concerts at top venues from Brooklyn to Manhattan to Queens and beyond.

Barrington Levy - Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
July 08, 2018 - Brooklyn

Barrington Levy, one of Jamaica's most distinctive and legendary voices, has been both a defier of and a staple a dancehalls since the 1970s. At this triumphant bash, Third World, one of the island's longest-running reggae bands, will bring their vibrant and cross-cultural sound to audiences, along with the the subversive, spiritualized MC Kabaka Pyramid, the versatile DJ duo, Federation Sound, and DJ Gravy.

Voss Event's Drag Brunch - Highline Ballroom
July 08, 2018 - New York

nleash your inner diva at our world famous Drag Brunch at Highline Ballroom with wild performances by NYC's top female impersonators and special guests from the hit television series RuPaul's Drag Race. The fun is fueled by bottomless cocktails from the bar.

Summer Concert Series: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Song - The New York Botanical Garden
July 13, 2018 - Bronx

An ongoing poetry walk showcases the work of acclaimed poet W.S. Merwin, organized in partnership with the Poetry Society of America. Merwin, a former U.S. Poet Laureate who has resided in Hawai'i since the 1970s, uses his in"The best young straight-ahead jazz singer of her generation" (The Wall Street Journal) Brianna Thomas explores the repertoire of the "Queen of Gospel" Mahalia Jackson and the legendary activist Nina Simone, two artists inextricably linked to the life and work of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mahalia Jackson was a friend and supporter of Dr. King, and her gospels and spirituals served as the soundtrack to the civil rights movement. Likewise, Nina Simone's iconic songs of soulful passion and protest honored and were inspired by King's philosophy and leadership. These uplifting musical narratives are expertly laced together in this world premiere by accomplished vocalist Brianna Thomas, who is joined by special guest trombone legend Wycliffe Gordon and an ensemble of powerhouse soloists, including Bruce Harris, James Hurt, and Marvin Sewell.terest in deep ecology to explore the relationship between nature and humans.

About Last Night - Cielo
July 14, 2018 - New York

Social Artistry In Action - United Palace Theatre
July 15, 2018 - New York

United Palace will host a workshop on the emerging field of Social Artistry on Sunday, July 15th, 2018 starting at 9AM. Social Artistry is a state-of-the-art personal training that calls people to become “Social Artists,” or leaders who utilize the dedication, skills, and understanding of an artist and apply them to people and societies around them. Jean Houston, the founder of Social Artistry and a Ph.D., scholar, philosopher and researcher in Human Capacities, will lead the workshop along with various other Social Artists who are masters in their own fields who wish to share their discoveries and discuss their personal findings and experiences. The workshop will provide attendees with the tools to engage in meaningful action through deep exploration of society and layers of the human psyche – mind, body, mythic, and spiritual.

Voss Event's Drag Brunch - Highline Ballroom
July 15, 2018 - New York

nleash your inner diva at our world famous Drag Brunch at Highline Ballroom with wild performances by NYC's top female impersonators and special guests from the hit television series RuPaul's Drag Race. The fun is fueled by bottomless cocktails from the bar.

Blacklight Slide - Aviator Sports and Events Center
Through July 15, 2018 - Brooklyn

Blacklight Slide™ is a unique night experience focused on UV Neon Glowing fun! Glowing sliders attend from all over with friends and family for the night of their lives sliding down the Blacklight Slide with neon glow in the dark water running down it. With the best after party in the world and the best music pumping from one of the top DJ's in the country you will have the time of your life.

Tri State Buick & Gmc Dealers Present the 2018 Country Megaticket - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Through August 03, 2018 - Bethel

Vinyl Nights Thursdays at Plaza 33 - Plaza 33
Through September 13, 2018 - NY

Join us on Thursday evenings for Vinyl Nights. We continue to spread the love of music & vinyl this Summer! FREE outdoor dance parties with The MM Crew & friends from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at Plaza33 (33rd St & 7th Avenue), a new pedestrian plaza right outside Madison Square Garden. For decades New York City has had one of the most creative, vibrant music and nightlife scenes in the world and Mobile Mondays! celebrates it all with DJs who expertly tell the story through vinyl 45s. Join us Thursday June 7th for the Season Opener! We are Funk & Soul, Disco, Pop, Boogie, House, Hip Hop, 80's, 90's, Salsa & so much more. Thursday June 7th Joey Carvello & Woof Thursday, June 14th Misbehaviour & Operator Emz Thursday, June 21st Operator Emz & Just Blaze Thursday June 28th Natasha Diggs & Operator Emz Thursday, July 12th Joey Carvello & Woof Thursday, July 19th Operator Emz & Joey Carvello Thursday, July 26th Misbehaviour & Boogie Blind Produced with Rebecca Lynn / Mobile Mondays! NYC 45's Mobile Mondays! is NYC all 45's vinyl night every Monday at The Bowery Electric to save the music, preserve DJ culture & keep the vibe & soul of NYC alive. #pr... (read more)

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