Get Outta Town: Concerts That Your Pup Can Attend

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New York City is known for its outdoor concerts – particularly in the summer months. So grab your pooch and have a listen!


Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz
at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location
Thurs, Aug 6th -12:00 p.m. –1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Free!

Celebrate Brooklyn: Third World / Awa Sangho
at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location
Fri, Aug 7th – 7:30 p.m. –9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by iconic Reggae group Third World and Sangho, who carries the rich tradition of West African song in her heart and lungs.
Free!

Summer on the Hudson: Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park
at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location
Sat, Aug 8th – 1:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Music in the Park: The Tee-Tones
at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens
Sun, Aug 9th – 5:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy Motown and doo-wop music from the 50’s, 60’s, and the 70’s.
Free!

Summer Sounds: Orquesta Afinke
at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location
Thur, Aug 13th – 7:00 p.m. –8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy South American sounds such as salsa, merengue, cumbia, bolero, and more.
Free!

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night!
at Windmuller Playground (in Lawrence Virgilio Playground) , Queens  This is an Accessible location
Fri, Aug 14th – 6:00 p.m. –8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more.
Free

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Quimbombo
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location
Sun, Aug 16th – 2:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.
Join Quimbombo for a groove-oriented performance rooted in Cuban son!
Free!

Bargemusic Family Concert
at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn
Sat, Aug 22nd – 4:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family-friendly concert.
Free!

Sunset Summer Concerts
at Silver Lake Park , Staten Island
Thur, Aug 27th – 7:00 p.m. –9:00 p.m.
Enjoy performances by blues/folk band Rachel Isaacs Band, and Natalie Jean.
Free!

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Garifuna International
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location
Sun, Aug 30th – 2:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. Garifuna International brings an energetic performance of music and dance, rooted in African, Caribbean, and Central American traditions, to the Harlem Meer!
Free!

For more info, check out the NYC Parks concert page! 

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