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Arts Al Fresco Series

Mark your calendars! Enjoy free outdoor arts experiences proudly supported by Con Edison across our service area.

About the Series

As a longstanding partner of the arts community in New York City and Westchester County, Con Edison is committed to making the arts accessible to all New Yorkers. Through our signature Arts Al Fresco series, we support free and accessible arts experiences across our service area.

We have provided over $1 million to more than 50 nonprofit partners through Arts Al Fresco. In 2021, the series included over 800 performances, events, and exhibits featuring more than 2,600 talented and diverse artists.

Check back here for updates and announcements about upcoming events in the 2022 Arts Al Fresco series, as well on Con Edison’s social media channels: FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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Ongoing Events

Uptown Arts Stroll/ Paseo de las Artes: Uptown Encantos

Organization: Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, June 1 - June 30, 2022
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Free Shakespeare in the Park - RICHARD III

Organization: The Public
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, June 17 - July 17, 2022
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Twelfth Night

Organization: The Classic Theater of Harlem
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, July 5-July 19, 2022
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Free Shakespeare in the Park - AS YOU LIKE IT

Organization: The Public
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, August 10 - September 11, 2022
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June

Los Grises at City Line Park

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 06-24-2022
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River To River Festival: BREATHE, Craig Harris

Organization: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 06-25-2022
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River To River Festival: a performance of keyon gaskin

Organization: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 06-25-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Beach 17th Street

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 06-25-2022
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Queens International Children's Festival

Organization: Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL)
Borough: Queens
Date: 06-25-2022
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River To River Festival: duet/duet, Heather Kravas

Organization: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 06-26-2022
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Feel Good Music Series feat. Reencuentro Andino

Organization: ArtsWestchester
Borough: Westchester
Date: 06-26-2022
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Family Concert Series: Seuffert Band Shell at Forest Park

Organization: Queens Symphony Orchestra
Borough: Queens
Date: 06-26-2022
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Queens International Children's Festival

Organization: Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL)
Borough: Queens
Date: 06-26-2022
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Los Grises at Soundview Park

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Bronx
Date: 06-29-2022
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Music in Abe Lebewohl Park: David Moreno

Organization: Third Street Music School
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 06-30-2022
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July

Patrick Watson w/ Attacca Quartet / Elisapie / La Force

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-02-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Fort Totten

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-02-2022
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Playscape Performs: Free public performance series featuring puppetry, dance, and music

Organization: The Battery Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-02-2022
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Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

Organization: Riverside Park Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-03-2022
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Playscape Performs: Free public performance series featuring puppetry, dance, and music

Organization: The Battery Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-03-2022
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Music in Abe Lebewohl Park: The Alexander Wu Quartet

Organization: Third Street Music School
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-07-2022
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Vic Mensa | aja monet

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-08-2022
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Crumb | Slauson Malone 1

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-09-2022
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LAMC: Carla Morrison / Love of Lesbian / Dannylux / Canyon Cody

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-09-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Culture Lab LIC

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-09-2022
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KOREA GAYOJE: Brave Girls / Golden Child / AleXa

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-10-2022
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Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

Organization: Riverside Park Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-10-2022
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Dance: Art Move Concept / Passion Fruit Dance Company

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-13-2022
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Free Marine Park Concert

Organization: Regina Opera
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-13-2022
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Kronos Quartet & Sam Green: A Thousand Thoughts | Roomful of Teeth

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-14-2022
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Music in Abe Lebewohl Park: The Third Street Summer Chamber Music Performers

Organization: Third Street Music School
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-14-2022
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Hip Hop Neo Soul: Day Kornegay

Organization: Yonkers BID @ Yonkers Downtown Waterfront
Borough: Westchester
Date: 07-15-2022
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Chicano Batman | Charlotte Dos Santos

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-16-2022
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Revive Big Band ft. Thais Lona and friends / Melanie Charles / Erika the DJ

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-16-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Corona Plaza

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-16-2022
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Ney Matogrosso / Francisco el Hombre / Fado Bicha / Surma DJ Set in association with Arte Institute, and with the support from the Consulate General of Brazil in New York and the Garcia Family

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-17-2022
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Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

Organization: Riverside Park Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-17-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Leavitts Park

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-19-2022
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Cory Henry / Rustman Ospanoff DJ Set in assoc. with Soho Radio

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-20-2022
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Scheduled performers are Major Attaway (Aladdin), Todd Buonopane (Chicago; Grease; Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Sara Jean Ford (The Phantom of the Opera; Cats; How To Succed in Business Without Really Trying; A Little Night Music and  Finians’s Rainbow), Kissy Simmons (Nala in The Lion King) and Teal Wicks (Elphaba in Wicked;  The Cher Show; Jekyll & Hyde; Finding Neverland. Musical Director/Accompanist will be Eugene Gwozdz.

Organization: Emelin Theatre @ Harbor Island Park
Borough: Westchester
Date: 07-20-2022
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Music in Abe Lebewohl Park: Arturo O’Farrill Latin-Jazz Group

Organization: Third Street Music School
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-21-2022
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Ragamala Dance Company: Sacred Earth

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-22-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Unisphere

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-22-2022
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John Cameron Mitchell & Amber Martin | Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments | Special Guests

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-23-2022
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Everyday People ft. WurlD

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-23-2022
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Performing Families feat. Ballet Folklórico Espíritu De Mexico

Organization: ArtsWestchester
Borough: Westchester
Date: 07-23-2022
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Black Midi / Sal Valentinetti / Alisa Ali (Dj Set - WFUV / hosted by Sarah Squirm

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-24-2022
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Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

Organization: Riverside Park Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-24-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Beach 17th Street

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-26-2022
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Caribou / Ela Minus / Toribio in assoc. with MeanRed

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-28-2022
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City of White Plains: Night in the Parks

Organization: ArtsWestchester
Borough: Westchester
Date: 07-28-2022
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Annual Great Lawn Concert

Organization: St. John's University
Borough: Queens
Date: 07-28-2022
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Music in Abe Lebewohl Park: Gipsy Jazz Caravan

Organization: Third Street Music School
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-28-2022
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The Beths | SASAMI | Charlotte Cornfield

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-29-2022
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Film Night: Fame | Sing Harlem

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 07-30-2022
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Saba / Eryn Allen Kane / theMIND / Zillion DJ Set in assoc. with Moveforward Music

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-30-2022
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Uptown Arts Stroll/ Paseo de las Artes: Uptown Encantos

Organization: Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, June 1 - June 30, 2022
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Sons of Kemet / Makaya McCraven / L'Rain / DJ Lindsey

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-31-2022
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Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays

Organization: Riverside Park Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 07-31-2022
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August

Doris Muñoz / Film Screening: Mija / Helado Negro / Silvana Estrada / Jacks Haupt in association with Rooftop films and Disney Original Documentary

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-03-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Forest Park Bandshell

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 08-04-2022
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First Saturdays

Organization: Brooklyn Museum
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 08-06-2022
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Closing Night: Yemi Alade | Amindi

Organization: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Borough: Brooklyn
Date: 08-06-2022
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Basement Bhangra 25th Birthday Bash: DJ Rekha / Jasmine Sandlas / Red Baraat / Ganavya /Raaginder / David Sharma / Sikh Knowledge / DJ Ushka / ZEEMUFFIN / Ajna Dance / Rajuju Brown

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-06-2022
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Braata Folk Singers

Organization: ArtsWestchester
Borough: Westchester
Date: 08-06-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Travers Park

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 08-06-2022
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Frida at Battery Conservancy

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-06-2022
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Playscape Performs: Free public performance series featuring puppetry, dance, and music

Organization: The Battery Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-06-2022
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El Rey Supreme Luis Vargas / El Gran Alcover / Grupo De Ahora

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-07-2022
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Frida at Battery Conservancy

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-07-2022
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Playscape Performs: Free public performance series featuring puppetry, dance, and music

Organization: The Battery Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-07-2022
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City of Mount Vernon: Summer Breeze

Organization: ArtsWestchester
Borough: Westchester
Date: 08-09-2022
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La Gloria - Arte Pa' Mi Gente, La Plaza

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-12-2022
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VP Records presents Dancehall meets Hip Hop 90s style: Wayne Wonder / Hosted by Ralph McDaniels

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-13-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Sunnyside Arch 46th Street

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 08-13-2022
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La Gloria - Arte Pa' Mi Gente, La Plaza

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-13-2022
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Patoranking / Flavour / Juls / Superhero DJ Jon Quick (AfroFlava Radio) & friends with co-hosts Lisa Yaro & Osei The Dark Secret

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-14-2022
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La Gloria - Arte Pa' Mi Gente, La Plaza

Organization: Teatro SEA
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-14-2022
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Hollis Brown with Special Guest Bruce T. Carroll. 

Organization: Emelin Theatre @ Harbor Island Park
Borough: Westchester
Date: 08-17-2022
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Dia De La Cultura Ecuatoriana / Day of Ecuadorian Culture

Organization: ArtsWestchester
Borough: Westchester
Date: 08-20-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Sutphin Playground

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 08-20-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Queensbridge Park

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 08-27-2022
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Uptown Arts Stroll/ Paseo de las Artes: Uptown Encantos

Organization: Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, June 1 - June 30, 2022
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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Organization: SummerStage: City Parks Foundation
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 08-30-2022
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September

Outdoor Performances and Classes: Diversity Plaza

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 09-10-2022
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Playscape Performs: Free public performance series featuring puppetry, dance, and music

Organization: The Battery Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 09-10-2022
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Playscape Performs: Free public performance series featuring puppetry, dance, and music

Organization: The Battery Conservancy
Borough: Manhattan
Date: 09-11-2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Gantry State Park

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 09-17-2022
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Uptown Arts Stroll/ Paseo de las Artes: Uptown Encantos

Organization: Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)
Borough: Manhattan
Date: Ongoing, June 1 - June 30, 2022
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Outdoor Performances and Classes: Season Finale at Queens Theatre

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 09-30-2022
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October

Outdoor Performances and Classes: Season Finale at Queens Theatre

Organization: Queensboro Dance Festival
Borough: Queens
Date: 10-01-2022
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Orange and Rockland

June  

Free public concert

Location: @ DeWint House - Tappan, NY
Organization: BridgeMusik
Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022
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Bob Samuels Summer Concerts

Location: @ Flywheel Park - Piermont, NY
Organization: Piermont Civic Assocation
Date: Thursday, June 30 / RAIN DATE August 5
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July

Free public concert

Location: @ DeWint House - Tappan, NY
Organization: BridgeMusik
Date: Sunday, July 1, 2022
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Free public concert

Location: @ DeWint House - Tappan, NY
Organization: BridgeMusik
Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022
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Bob Samuels Summer Concerts

Location: @ Flywheel Park - Piermont, NY
Organization: Piermont Civic Assocation
Date: Thursday, July 14 / RAIN DATE July 21
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Bob Samuels Summer Concerts

Location: @ Flywheel Park - Piermont, NY
Organization: Piermont Civic Assocation
Date: Thursday, July 28 / RAIN DATE August 4
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August 

Bob Samuels Summer Concerts

Location: @ Flywheel Park - Piermont, NY
Organization: Piermont Civic Assocation
Date: Thursday, July 28 / RAIN DATE August 4
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Bob Samuels Summer Concerts

Location: @ Flywheel Park - Piermont, NY
Organization: Piermont Civic Assocation
Date: Thursday, August 11 / RAIN DATE August 18
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Fall

Theatre, Music & Live Arts Events at Outdoor Festival in Nyack

Organization: Phoenix Theatre Ensemble
Date: Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18
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Theatre, Music & Live Arts Events at Outdoor Festival in Nyack

Organization: Phoenix Theatre Ensemble
Date: Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25
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Theatre, Music & Live Arts Events at Outdoor Festival in Nyack

Organization: Phoenix Theatre Ensemble
Date: Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2
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Theatre, Music & Live Arts Events at Outdoor Festival in Nyack

Organization: Phoenix Theatre Ensemble
Date: Friday, October 7 - Sunday, October 9
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Theatre, Music & Live Arts Events at Outdoor Festival in Nyack

Organization: Phoenix Theatre Ensemble
Date: Friday, October 14 - Sunday, October 16
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