Free, outdoor performances featuring some of the borough’s most celebrated entertainers, from Afro-Brazilian jazz musicians to Japanese punk rockers, with acts for audience members of all ages. Live at the Gantries’ nine nights will take place on Tuesdays at 7 o’clock at Gantry Plaza State Park, a 2.5-acre waterside oasis between 49th and 50th Avenues along the East River. The series will run from June 24th to August 26th. Performing Chinese Folk Music on July 8 is Blue Pipa. Along with her accompanying musicians, Min Xiao-Fen of Blue Pipa is renown for her exploration of traditional and modern music from all cultures. Famed for her virtuosity and fluid style on the pipa, she has recorded and performed with Björk.
Please contact Chris Henderson at [email protected] or visit, www.queenscouncilarts.org for additional information.
The series is sponsored by The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Queens Council on the Arts, Queens Theatre in the Park, New York Water Taxi. Live at the Gantries is funded in full by Rockrose Development.
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