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Queens Free Things To Do - Free Concerts In Queens 2017

Free Summer Concerts In Queens - Free Summer Concerts In The Park In Astoria, LIC, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Corona, Flushing, Jamaica

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE A FEW MORE CONCERTS TO ADD. STAY TUNED.

July 6, 2017 / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Concerts & Music Scene / Queens Things To Do / Queens Buzz NYC.

Summer is in full swing and a number of community groups in collaboration with the NYC Parks Department and frequently some measure of government funding, have put together a summer full of music with free concerts in the parks. The music and concerts listed below are designed for young and old alike and they're FREE.

Film / Movies in the Park Queens. Click here to view our report on free movies in the park - summer movies in Queens, Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Corona, Flushing & Jamaica.

Theater / Shakespeare in the Park Queens. Click here to view our report on free theater in the park - summer theater in Queens, Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing & Jamaica.

Current Queens Things To Do. Click here to view a listing of current Queens things to do or click here to view our member submitted Queens events calendar.


Queens Free Things To Do - Free Concerts In Queens 2017

Free Summer Concerts in Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside,

July 3, 2017 / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Concerts & Music Scene / Queens Things To Do / Queens Buzz NYC.

Click on the following links to go to each neighborhood.


ASTORIA

Astoria Park - Free Summer Concerts In Astoria 2017

Free Things To Do In Queens - Free Summer Concerts Compliments of The Central Astoria Local Development Corporation aka CALDC

Click here to view an Astoria Park map. The photo to your right was taken at a summer concert in Astoria Park. The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Astoria Park. Click here for the Astoria Neighborhood section of this site.free things to do in astoria free summer concerts astoria

  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 - beginning at 7.30 pm - A concert followed by a Grucci fireworks display [usually starts around dusk / 9 - 9.30 pm].
  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 - at 7.30 pm - Awaiting Band Name Announcements.
  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 - at 7.30 pm - Awaiting Band Name Announcements.
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 - at 7.30 pm - Awaiting Band Name Announcements.
  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 - at 7.30 pm - Awaiting Band Name Announcements.
  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 - at 7.30 pm - Awaiting Band Name Announcements.
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 - at 7.30 pm - Awaiting Band Name Announcements.
  • Coming September [unconfirmed] - ASTORIA MUSIC NOW ROCK CONCERT

Athens Square Park - Free Concerts In Astoria 2017

Free Things To Do In Queens - Compliments of The Federation Of Italian American Organizations of Queens aka FIAOathens park summer concerts free astoria

The following is a schedule of summer concerts at Athens Park at 30th Avenue & 30th Street. The photo to your right shows Athens Square Park in the fall in Astoria.

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - TBA.
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - TBA.
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.
  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 7.30 - 9 pm - Awaiting Performer Name Announcements.


CORONA

Louis Armstrong House: Corona Jazz Summer Concerts 2017

Summer Things To Do In Corona Queens

summer concerts free jazz hot jazz cool garden louis armstrong house concerts in the garden louis armstrong house corona queensClick here to view a Louis Armstrong House Corona Queens map. The following is a schedule of SOME of the summer concerts in Corona. Click here for the Jackson Heights Corona Neighborhood section of this site.

  • Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - from 2 - 4 pm - James Williams and the Swamp Donkeys. $20. Sold Out.
  • Saturday, July 22, 2017 - from 2 - 4 pm - The Anderson Brothers. $20. Sold Out.
  • Saturday, July 29, 2017 - from 2 - 5 pm - York College Summer Jazz Program showcases outstanding NYC high school musicians. Free.
  • Saturday, August 12, 2017 - from 2 - 4 pm - Brianna Thomas. $20. Sold Out.
  • [Awaiting confirmation] Thursday, August 24, 2017 - from 4 - 9 pm - Jazzmobile Block Party featuring TBA at 5 pm and TBA at 7 pm. Free.

***The concerts cost $20 in advance / rsvp at the www.louisarmstronghouse.org or call 718-478-8274.

The photo to your right was taken in the Garden of the Louis Armstrong House.


FLUSHING & CORONA

Flushing Meadows Corona Park - Free Concerts

Free Things To Do In Flushing, Queens - Free Summer Concerts & Films in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Compliments of the Queens Museum

Click here to view a Flushing Meadows Corona Park map. The photo to your right was taken at a Passport performance by the Queens Museum Of Art. Click here for the Flushing Neighborhood section of this site. The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 7 - 10 pm - PHILIPPINES.
  • At 7 pm a Special Preview of performances by the Queensboro Dance Festival participants [20 minutes]. At 7.30 pm the group Kidning Sindaw dances traditional Philippine dances in order to preserve part of their indiginous culture.
  • At 8 pm Transit (Hannah Espia, 2013, 93min, Tagalog & Hebrew with English ST) about "when the Israeli government begins deporting the children of migrant workers in 2009, a woman on an expired visa struggles to hide her half-Israeli daughter, Yael—a rebellious teenager caught up in a juvenile romance, and Joshua, a four-year old boy left in her care ... the film examines what it means to be a family and what it means to be a stranger, within one’s home and in a foreign land."
  • Thursday, free things to do in queens free concerts fmcp flushing meadows corona park free summer concerts queens nycJuly 20, 2017 from 7 - 10 pm - ECUADOR.
  • At 7 pm a concert by Chota Madre fusing indigenous African music with that of Ecuadorian Metizos [Spanish / Indian descent].
  • At 8 pm a film entitled DreamTown / Cuidad de los sueños (Betty Bastidas, 2016, 75 min, Spanish with English ST) about soccer players striving to succeed - free summer concerts & movies in front of the Queens Museum.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING HAVE NOT BEEN UPDATED. WE ARE AWAITING UPDATED INFORMATION FOR DATES BELOW. NOTE THE DATE YEAR.

 

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - from 7 - 10 pm. ETHIOPIA. Ethiopian jazz band Arki Sound performs. Then a boy works to save his best friend and return home in the film Lamb - free movies & summer concerts at the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 7 - 10 pm. INDIA. Ajna Dance Company performs. Then the film Dhanak/Rainbow, where movie star power is put to the test in a coming of age story about orphaned siblings traveling through India to meet a Bollywood celebrity to restore one’s eyesight - free summer films & music in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 7 - 10 pm. TAIWAN. Yuhan Su Band performs traditional Taiwanese music. Go Grandriders! is about a group of senior citizens riding motorcycles on a 13 day tour of Taiwan - free summer concerts & film at the Queens Museum.

SEPARATELY - AT THE QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN - in Flushing

  • Friday, August 12, 2016 - from 10 am - 5 pm - Taiwan: A World of Orchids provides a display of orchids and a weekend of live music.

Queens Theatre In The Park & Lincoln Center 2017

Free Shakespeare, Opera, Classical & New World Music in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Click here to go to the free summer theater in Queens & scroll down to Queens Theatre in the Park for some free theater in the park in Queens this summer.



Flushing Town Hall - Free Summer Movies 2017

Free Things To Do In Flushing, Queens - Schedule of Free Concerts at Flushing Town Hall

free things to do in flushing free summer concertsClick here to view a Flushing Town Hall map. The photo to your right was taken looking out of one of the exhibit rooms at Flushing Town Hall. The following is a schedule of a couple of free summer concerts in Flushing. Click here for the Flushing Neighborhood section of this site.

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 begins at 8 pm. Asian International Film Fest. Free admission / first come first serve. Queens free summer movies.
  • Saturday, August 12, 2017 begins at 8 pm. Asian International Film Fest. Free admission / first come first serve. Queens free summer movies.


JACKSON HEIGHTS

Travers Park - Free Concerts in Jackson Heights 2017

Free Things To Do In Queens - Compliments of The Jackson Heights Beautification Group [JHBG] & Queens Council on the Arts [QCA]

Click here to view a Travers Park map. The photo to your right was taken at a Summer Sundays concert in Travers Park in a prior year. Click here for the Jackson Heights Neighborhood section of this site.

The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Travers Park in Jackson Heights.

  • Wednesday, summer sundays concerts travers park schedule summer free concerts queensJune 21, 2017 - from 3 - 6 pm - Make Music NY
  • Sunday, July 2, 2017 – begins 4 pm - Jackson Heights Orchestra (Classical).
  • Sunday, July 9, 2017 – begins 4 pm - King Solomon Hicks (Blues & Jazz).
  • Sunday, July 16, 2017 – begins 4 pm - Do The Needful (Classic Bollywood).
  • Sunday, July 23, 2017 – begins 4 pm - Soloist in America (Classical / Mexican).
  • Sunday, July 30, 2017 – begins 4 pm - Issa Cabrera Quartet (Latin Jazz).
  • Sunday, August 6, 2017 - beginning at 4 pm - Mountain County (Bluegrass).
  • Sunday, August 13, 2017 – beginning at 4 pm - Vinny’s Vintage Rockers & Density (Rock).
  • Sunday, August 20, 2017 – beginning at 4 pm - Piedmont Bluz (Blues).
  • *SATURDAY, August 26, 2017 – beginning at 2 pm - Theatre for a New City (Theater). This theater group has been providing free operetta-for-the-streets to communities throughout New York City since the early 1970s.
  • Sunday, August 27, 2017 - beginning at 11 am - PuppetMobile Cinderella Samba.

JAMAICA

King Manor Park - Free Concerts - also see Free Movies Weekly in Jamaica 2017

Free Things To Do In Jamaica - Free Summer Concerts in King Park Jamaica

summer concerts jamaica ny king manor museum king parkClick here to view a King Park map. These events are all free things to do on Saturdays at King Manor. The photo to your right shows King Manor in King Park on Jamaica Avenue at 153rd Street in Jamaica. Click here for the Jamaica Neighborhood section of this site.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 beginning at 12 noon / Free - King Manor Summer Festival - featuring things to do with the kids.
  • Concert - Friday, August 4, 2017 - there's one free concert associated with the opening of the huge JAMAICA JAMS street festival, on Friday evening August 4th beginning about 6 pm and running to about 10 pm at the north end of Rufus King Park.
  • [Unconfirmed] Films, Fridays, July & August 2017 - the past couple of years [2015 & 2016] classic films have been shown in the park on Friday evenings at sunset which begins at 8.30 pm in July and starting as early as 8.10 pm at the last one in August.


LONG ISLAND CITY / LIC

PS1 MoMA Warm Up Party Schedule 2017

Paid Summer Things To Do LIC Queens - Warm Up Party concert every Saturday

Concerts run from 12 noon - 9 pm from July 1 thru September 2, 2017 at 22-15 Jackson Avenue in LIC. $14 / $18 / $25.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Jackmaster / DJ EZ / Tiger & Woods / Shanti Celeste / VHVL

Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Asmara / Mixpak Sound System / DJ Young Chow / Ting & Ting / DADRAS

Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Jacques Greene / MikeQ / SOPHIE / Smerz / Bbymutha / Project Pablo

Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Roni Size / Evian Christ / Laurel Halo (DJ set) / Dark0

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - François K. b2b DJ SPINNA / DJ Spun vs. Jonah Sharp / Wrecked (Ron Like Hell + Ryan Smith) / András / DJ Voices

Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - ASAP Ferg / Venus X / Southside / Nef The Pharaoh / Dave / DJ Diamond Kuts

Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Total Freedom (with Ryan Trecartin) / Cardi B / Hitmakerchinx / Lotic / inc. no world + Ian Isiah / YATTA

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Daphni / John Maus / Delia Gonzalez / Moor Mother / Geng / DJ Haram

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Wiki / ACTRESS / Show Me the Body / RP Boo / Yves Tumor (DJ set) / UMFANG

Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 12 noon – 9 pm - Artists to be announced


LONG ISLAND CITY / LIC

Queensbridge Park - SummerStage Concerts 2017

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Click here to view a Queensbridge Park map. Click here for the Long Island City Neighborhood section of this site. The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Queensbridge Park.

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 7 - 9 pm / Free - Ladies of Hip Hop Festival with Special Guest Amirah Sackett - featuring "all-female talent showcase from around the globe uniting communities through dance."
  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 6 - 9 pm / Free - Judy Torres / Cynthia - featuring "New York’s revered ladies of freestyle known for their dance club hits."
  • Friday, July 14, 2017 - from 7 - 9 pm / Free - Mr. Cheeks / Large Professor - featuring "Queens MC, Grammy winner and Lost Boys member best known for his hit Lights, Camera, Action! with QB legend, producer MC and Nas mentor."
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017 - from 4 - 7 pm - The Legendary Ladies of SKYY / Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue - featuring "For four decades these Brooklyn-born soul disco divas have been pleasing their audiences."

Socrates Sculpture Park

Free Summer Concert LIC / Astoria 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 6.30 - 8 pm / Free - First Thursdays Summer Jazz - "Monthly concerts that take place each First Thursday on their summer events stage near the East River, featuring local food vendors and jazz musicians culminating on August 3, Louis Armstrong’s 116th birthday."

Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 1 - 4 pm / Free - Queens Hip Hop Festival - "An early summer Park Jam to celebrate hip hop music and culture created in Queens with the afternoon filled with music from Queens turntablist legend DJ Rob Swift, live dancers, educational activities for families, and food from local vendors."

Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 7 - 8.30 pm / Free - Met Opera Recital Series - "Featuring talented members of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program performing arias and duets from a variety of opera favorites like Carmen, Don Giovanni, and Rigoletto."

Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 6.30 - 8 pm / Free - First Thursdays Summer Jazz - "Monthly concerts that take place each First Thursday on their summer events stage near the East River, featuring local food vendors and jazz musicians culminating on August 3, Louis Armstrong’s 116th birthday."

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 4.30 - 6 pm / Free - Corona Youth Music Project (CYMP or Núcleo Corona) - "Young performers striving for artistic excellence is a tool to learn discipline and commitment; work in a safe and joyful environment engages deeper learning; music has to be accessible without any discrimination, and; participating in large ensembles such as symphony orchestras and choirs enables a stronger sense of community, pride and solidarity."

Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 6.30 - 8 pm / Free - First Thursdays Summer Jazz - "This monthly concert at their summer events stage near the East River, features local food vendors and jazz musicians and celebrates Louis Armstrong’s 116th birthday."


Gantry State Park

Free Summer Concerts in LIC 2017

Free Things To Do In Long Island City LIC - Free Concerts In Gantry Park Compliments of Government Official(s)

live at the gantriesClick here to view a Gantry Park map. The photo to your right shows the audience watching a Live at the Gantries performance in Long Island City. Click here for the Long Island City LIC Neighborhood section of this site.

The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Gantry State Park in Long Island City LIC. The concerts begin at 7 pm every Tuesday following the July 4th holiday in July and August.

  • July 11, 2017 - D.B. Reilly: Country, Zydeco, Blues music
  • July 18, 2017 - Alex Cummings Ensemble: Straight ahead jazz
  • July 25, 2017 - Conjunto Guantanamo: Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble
  • August 1, 2017 - Samba New York! Brazilian music and dance with a little capoeira to liven things up
  • August 8, 2017 - Valerie Green/Dance Entropy, a vibrant family dance program fun for all ages
  • August 15, 2017 - High and Mighty Brass Band: New Orleans style jazz
  • August 22, 2017 - Dan Martin Ensemble: Standards, jazz
  • August 29, 2017 - Inkarayku: Peruvian Folk Music

SPRINGFIELD - also near JAMAICA

Springfield Park in South Jamaica Queens 2017

free summerstage concerts queens summerstage concerts queens photosFree Things To Do In Queens - Free SummerStage / Summer Concerts in Springfield Park

Click here to view a Springfield Park map - TBD.

The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Springfield Park at 184th Street and 146th Terrace in Springfield Gardens & South Jamaica Queens.

  • July 5, 2017 from 7 - 9 pm / Free - Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company / Pretty BIG Movement - featuring "Spirited hip-hop dance crews inspire while defying stereotypes and starts with dance workshop."
  • July 6, 2017 from 7 - 9 pm / Free - Mobile Mondays! Funkin for Jamaica w. Tom Browne & The Blackman Family Tradition - featuring "Queens-born trumpeter glides through the decades with a funky soul rhythm."
  • July 7, 2017 from 6 - 9 pm / Free - Slick Rick The Ruler / GrandWizzard Theodore - featuring "Hip-hop’s most celebrated storyteller with a catalog of hits & the DJ credited with inventing the scratch."
  • July 8, 2017 from 5 - 7 pm / Free - The Jimmy Heath Big Band - featuring "Iconic jazz saxophonist and composer (aka Little Bird) brings his big band to his home borough."
  • July 9, 2017 from 5 - 7 pm / Free - Ohio Players / Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue - featuring "R&B music hall of famers blend of funk, soul, blues and disco".

SUNNYSIDE &

WOODSIDE

Queens Blvd & 46th Street - Free Concerts In Sunnyside 2017

Sunnyside Shines Summer Concerts including Bix Beiderbecke Concert In Sunnyside 2017

  • Thursday, July 6, 2017 begins at 5 pm / Free - Wishing on Stars - a classic jazz duo.
  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 begins at 5 pm / Free - Sunnyside Rockabilly - a classic rock band.
  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 begins at 5 pm / Free - McManus Irish Dance - a classic & modern Irish dance group.
  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 begins at 5 pm - Bix Biederbecke Memorial Jazz Concert - free jazz concert in memoriam of short-lived jazz musician Bix Beiderbecke who lived in Sunnyside only blocks away. At 48th Street on the south side of Queens Blvd.
  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 begins at 5 pm / Free - Music Group Ranqueles - who will be performing the beat, rhythm & sounds of South America.
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 begins at 5 pm / Free - Music Group TELAH - an experimental music ensemble.

Windmuller Park & Sargeant Collins Park - Concerts Discontinued?

Free Things To Do In Sunnyside & Woodside - Compliments of Government Officials & Local Businesses

free things to do jackson heightsClick here to view a Windmuller Park map where you must then grab the map and head due north to 58th & Broadway. The photo to your right shows a live concert by a big band group at Windmuller Park in Woodside many years ago, but these concerts appear to have been put on hiatus.

Click here for the Woodside Sunnyside Neighborhood section of this site.

There was a schedule of summer concerts in Sargeant Collins Park in Woodside in 2015, but I believe the organizers discontinued the concerts thereafter, and in 2016 began showing free summer movies in Woodside at Sargeant Collins Park.


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