Free Summer Concert Series at Richard Tucker Park

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June 9, 2011

Lincoln Square will heat up this summer with a series of free outdoor concerts at Richard Tucker Park. Grab your lunch and some friends and hit this lively oasis at Broadway and 66th Street every Wednesday in July and August from noon until 2:00pm to enjoy a taste of New York’s “underground” music scene.

This year’s free summer conert series will feature an eclectic mix of some of New York's most talented and creative performers, including:

July 6 – Americana
Roosevelt Dime | Tin Pan

July 13 – World Beat
Mecca Bodega | Underground Horns

July 20 – Classic Lunch
The Hopkins Entertainment Group | Opera Collective

July 27 - Mountainous Spirit
Agua Clara | Raices Group

August 3 - Brass, Wind And Buckets
Metro Brass Quintet | Drumadics

August 10 - Reeds, Oboes & Magnificats
Double Entendre Music Ensemble | Renaissance Street Singers

August 17 - Easterner Passage
Vongku Pak | EastRiver Ensemble

August 24 - Seven Sisters and Sugar Cane
The MetropoliTones | Afro Andes

August 31 - R&B at a Fish Fry
Yaz Band | The Hot Sardines

Plus, free yoga with YogaWorks and fresh lemonade from Atlantic Grill and P.J. Clarke's on select days!

The 2011 Summer Concert Series at Richard Tucker Park is presented by the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District in partnership with the MTA Arts for Transit’s Music Under New York Program. Through these live performances at Richard Tucker Park, we celebrate New York City’s diversity of music and cultures and remember the great opera star, tenor Richard Tucker (1913-1975), who worked as a cantor before joining the Metropolitan Opera for a long and distinguished thirty year career.

Support for flowers and shrubs in Richard Tucker Park is provided by the family of Richard Tucker.

For more information, please call 212.581.3774 or email info@lincolnsquarebid.org.

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