More Free Outdoor Concerts in Queens 2010

Alg_bridge-concertThere are so many free concerts happening in Queens this summer I am surprised that our ears aren't ringing. With summer coming quickly to a close, be sure to check out some free tunes with your little ones or yourselves (yea date night!). Our picks for late summer are below.


The
Otherground Festival in Jackson Heights

Also called Summer Sundays in the past, the Otherground
Festival will perform weekly in August in

Travers Park with
a well rounded group of performers in a family friendly environment. We are

lookingforward to the
Indian bhangra meets classic funk group Red Baraat performing on August

15th.

Performances
are on Sundays at 5pm at

Travers Park

34th
Ave between 77th St and 78th St

Jackson
Heights

Schedule:

Aug 1– Pistolera
and Electric Kulintang

Aug 8- Amir Elsaffar’s
Salaam

Aug 15- Red
Baraat

 

Free Summer Concerts at the Poppen Husen
Institute

The last of the free concert series will be on Sunday
August 1st in the yard at the institute.  

August 1st at 4pm

BeschreibungThe "Something Special Band" will perform
the ever-popular sounds of the big bands – Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, and
more.

 

Concerts at the Louis
Armstrong House

August 12, 2010, 7:00 pm

In celebration of Louis Armstrong’s official birthday
(August 4th, 1901) this free, outdoor jazz concert and block party sponsored by
Jazzmobile kicks off every August in front of the Museum. Come hear world
famous musicians as they entertain neighbors and jazz fans. Bring your dancing
shoes!

August 28 at 1pm

Carol
Sudhalter's Astoria Jazz Band

Held
every summer in the museum's Japanese-styled garden, these free concerts
feature up-and-

coming traditional
jazz bands that play and promote the music of Louis Armstrong.   

Louis
Armstrong House Museum

34-56
107th Street

Corona,
NY 11368

718-478-8274

 

The 8th Annual NYC Musical Saw
Festival 

Not free but cheap enough not to matter ($10). There is a concert and art
exhibit revolving around this 300 year old art of playing the saw! Musical saw
solos and other performances will be featured by musical saw players from all
over the world. Also a band called Ameriklectric which features the saw as one
of its instruments will also perform.

August 7th, 2010
at 2pm.
Hellenic Cultural Center

27-09 Crescent Street (corner of Newtown Avenue)

Astoria, NY 11102-3142

 

Music in the Garden at the Noguchi Museum

The Nogouchi Museum hosts a free with admission concert
series on Sundays happening once in August and once in September. The Noguchi
has an amazing Japanese garden where listening to music is only one way to
enjoy this extraordinary space.

August 8th at 3pm – Evan Ziporyn 

September 12th at 3pm- Tristan Perich

901 33rd Rd

Long Island City

718-204-7088