Music: The 8th Bi-Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island

image jazzage jazz-age-lawn-party

This weekend, August 17 and 18, Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra invite you to the beloved Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island. Now in its eighth year, the event has become the quintessential outdoor celebration of the Jazz Age and its living legacy. The event is said to be a dream of the 1920s nestled right in the heart of New York Harbor. Authentic 20’s outfits recommended – think Boardwalk Empire and the Great Gatsby.

For more information, click ish.

Event: 3rd Ward’s 6th Annual Pig Roast


3rd Ward is hosting its 6th Annual Pig Roast. Join them and Fitzcarraldo, responsible for roasting the pig, as they entertain artists, students, supporters and friends in Bushwick. The event is taking place on Saturday, July 27, 2pm – 9pm.  Expect music, dancing, double dutch, workshops and more.

For more information, click ish.

Dance: Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at Lincoln Center


Midsummer Night Swing presents the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at Lincoln Center. Learn salsa and samba from world-renowned instructor, Eddie Torres, and dance the night away while listening to Grammy-winning pianist Arturo O’Farrill and his band. Dance lesson begins at 6:30pm and live music starts at 7:30pm. Amsterdam Ave. and W. 62 St. Tickets: $17.

For more information, click. ish.

Concert: Brazilian Girls at Highline Ballroom

Photo_Lazy Love_300RGB

The Brazilian Girls is an alternative band from NYC known for their eclectic blend of electronic dance music: tango, chanson, house, reggae and lounge. They will be performing tomorrow, Sunday, July 7, at the Highline Ballroom, located at 431 W. 16th Street. Concert starts at 9pm. Tickets start at $27.

Disclaimer:  None of the band members are actually Brazilian and 3 of them are boys.

For tickets, click ish.

Music & Dance: MoMa PS1 Presents Warm Up 2013 (Summer Saturdays)

PS1 Warm Up

MoMa PS1 presents Warm Up 2013, beginning June 29 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 7. Warm Up introduces audiences to quality experimental live music, sound and DJs, both local and international. The series of acts will be held in the PS1 courtyard, located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City. Advanced tickets are $15.

For advanced tickets, performance line-ups and more information, click ish.