50-50 Second Street
Long Island City, New York 11101

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 July 29 is the York College Summer Big Band. This student jazz ensemble performs annually at the CUNY Jazz Festival at City College and was featured in Weltreisen on the German television station ARD in April 2006. The members of the workshop perform regularly throughout the borough.

Please contact Chris Henderson at [email protected] or visit, http://queenscouncilarts.org/liveatthegantries/ 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 and New York Water Taxi. Live at the Gantries is funded in full by Rockrose Development Corporation with additional support from O’Connor Capital Partners.

Official Website: http://queenscouncilarts.org/liveatthegantries/

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