New York City
Uptown’s funky street fest is holding it’s “last dance” this Saturday. This roving street bazaar has got live music, food trucks galore, vintage market place, fitness expos, and a kids art workshop. Jump into Harlem’s diverse community with friends and family at this uniquely NYC festival.
A bizarre 100 minute intermissionless show that focuses on Hedwig, an East German transgender lead singer and her trials with growing up in a war-torn area. The story features great glam rock music sung by Hedwig onstage with her live band. With Hedwig breaking the fourth wall the whole show it allows you to truly connect with the show.
Date: Now – 11/23
Teen pop sensation Ariana Grande will be taking the Today Show stage at Rockefeller Plaza for their Summer concert series. The Florida native made her claim to fame starring in a Nickelodeon show and soon segued into her recording career. Though she is only 21 Ariana is already be compared to veteran pop stars like Mariah Carey.
Recently Paddleboarding has become of craze in the US. You now have a chance to see what the hubbub is all about. The basic gist is you’re standing on an extra large “surfboard” while using a paddle as a guiding rudder to coast from wave to wave. This water activity provides great workout for your core.
Date: 8/29 – 8/31
The Garage is uniquely a dance only theatre featuring performers on a weekly basis so you can always get your dance fix.. CODE, presented by LV Dance Collective, is a collection of new works about the search of truth and identity and how that is influenced by cultural expectations. The performances are part of RAW (resident artist workshop).
Date: 8/29 -8/30
The nations largest and hippest Jazz Fest in held right in the heart of Chicago’s Millennium Park. See 100’s of bands across 10 stages. This years headliners include Dave Holland w/ Kevin Eubanks, Tom Harrell, Gary Burton, Terence Blanchard w/ Ravi Coltrane, Cecile Mclorin Salvant, and Sun Ra Arkestra. This is the can’t miss fest of Chicago.
Date: 8/28 – 8/31
If you are looking for a more angsty music fest then North Coast Music festival is only second to Chicago’s Riot Fest. With DJ headliners like Bassnectar, STS9, Alesso, DADA Life and rappers like Kid Cudi and Snoop Dogg this 3 day festival promises to dominate your ear holes and headspace. Union Park plays host to you and thousands or your closest friends.
Date: 8/29 – 8/31
The music weekend in Chi-town continues with a Country music bash at Soldier Field. Luke Bryan brings his buds along for the “That’s my kind of night” tour. What country show would be complete without a full out tailgate party before the live music featuring food, games, and even more live music.