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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - December 7-December 9

December 3, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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From jazz and blues to punk and rock to electronic and pop, every kind of live music venue exists in NYC. City Guide's roundup of weekend random live music shows in New York City will cover all the ground for you, making sure you don't miss out on a single show of other music.

45th Annual Merry Tuba Christmas at Rockefeller Center - The Rink at Rockefeller Center
December 09, 2018 - Manhattan

Join hundreds of tenor and bass tuba players for a holiday sing along at Merry Tuba Christmas at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, located between 49th and 50th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, on Sunday, December 9th, from 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Tubists of all ages will line up under the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and fill the plaza with holiday classics. The musicians, hailing from across the country, will be led by Chris Wilhjelm, conductor of the famous Goldman band. Conceived by tuba virtuoso Harvey Phillips to honor his teacher, the late William J. Bell (Born Christmas Day, 1902), the first Tuba Christmas was presented at Rockefeller Center in 1974, and conducted by Paul LaValle of Band of America fame. This unusual Christmas tradition takes place in over 200 cities around the world.

2018 45th Annual Merry Tuba Christmas at Rockefeller Center - Rockefeller Center
December 09, 2018 - New York

Hundreds of tenor and bass tuba players will congregate on The Rink at Rockefeller Center, 49th and 50th streets between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:30pm to play Christmas carols and other crowd favorites. Tubists of all ages will line up under the famous Christmas tree and fill the plaza with the organ-line sound of low brass. Spectators are encouraged to sing along with the Christmas carols and holiday favorites. The musicians, hailing from across the country, will be conducted by Chris Wilhjelm, conductor of the famous Goldman band. Conceived by tuba virtuoso Harvey Phillips to honor his teacher, the late William J. Bell (Born Christmas Day, 1902), the first Tuba Christmas was presented at Rockefeller Center in 1974, conducted by Paul LaValle, of Band of America fame. This unusual Christmas tradition is firmly established in over 200 cities around the world.

The 35th Annual Music Box Christmas Double Feature & Sing-A-Long - Music Box Theatre
Through December 24, 2018 - New York

Who could have predicted on that snowy Christmas Eve in 1983, when the operator of a vintage movie theater in Chicago decided to show two old holiday movies and sing a few Christmas carols during the intermission, that over 30 years later the Music Box Christmas Show would become a 9-day extravaganza that grows more popular with each passing year? People from all around Chicagoland have made this terrific, old-fashioned event part of their family's holiday tradition. Friday, December 7th IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 6:30pm WHITE CHRISTMAS - 9:45pm Saturday, December 8th WHITE CHRISTMAS - 12:00pm, 6:30pm IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 3:15pm, 9:45pm Sunday, December 9th IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 12:00pm, 6:30pm WHITE CHRISTMAS - 3:15pm Friday, December 14th IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 6:30pm WHITE CHRISTMAS - 9:45pm Saturday, December 15th IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 12:00pm, 6:30pm WHITE CHRISTMAS - 3:15pm, 9:45pm Sunday, December 16th WHITE CHRISTMAS - 12:00pm, 6:30pm IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 3:15pm Friday, December 21st WHITE CHRISTMAS - 12:00pm, 6:30pm IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - 3:15pm, 9:45pm Saturday, December 22nd IT'S A WONDERFUL L... (read more)

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