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Waterfront Dance Socials: Hustle

Waterfront Dance Socials: Hustle

Discover the joy of dance with free all-levels dance classes under the iconic Brooklyn Bridge at Emily Warren Roebling Plaza! These exciting events are led by expert instructors and local dance legends, showcasing various dance styles rooted in the vibrant culture of NYC.

Join the fun on Saturday, September 16th, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, for an energetic session of Hustle led by the renowned Jeff Selby. New Style Hustle, founded by Jeff Selby, is a modern interpretation of the classic partner dance, The Hustle, originating from the Bronx in the 1970s. This dance form is deeply influenced by Mambo and Salsa, allowing for creative footwork and rhythmic variations that sync perfectly with contemporary music genres like house, R&B, disco, and hip hop.

The evening kicks off with a 45-minute introductory class suitable for all skill levels, followed by a lively dance party. Everyone is welcome to join in the celebration of dance and culture under the Brooklyn Bridge.

These free dance events are made possible by the generous support of donors. Consider making a contribution to help the Conservancy continue its fantastic work in the community.

Location: Emily Warren Roebling Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Date: September 16th, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM GET THIS OFFER!

FREE All Ages Silent Disco at The Unisphere – Queens, NY

FREE All Ages Silent Disco at The Unisphere - Queens, NY

Mark your calendars for an incredible night of music and dancing at the FREE All Ages Silent Disco event! Join the excitement on Thursday, July 27, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT, at the iconic Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY.

This family-friendly silent disco will be an unforgettable experience for all attendees. With three talented DJs at the helm, you can expect a variety of musical genres, including Pop, EDM, Mashups, 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks, Hip Hop, R&B, and Latin. There’s something for everyone to groove to!

Your experience includes a pair of Quiet Events headphones, allowing you to adjust the volume and choose between the three DJs with a simple flip of a switch. The wireless headphones also come with glow-in-the-dark gear, adding to the magical ambiance of the night.

Please note that RSVP does not guarantee headphones, as they will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. So make sure to arrive early to secure your spot for this fantastic event.

All ages are welcome to participate in this casual and fun-filled evening. Just bring a valid ID and a credit or debit card for the check-in process. The headphones must be returned at the end of the event to avoid a $100 charge to your card.

NYC Blockchain Network Meetup – Free things to do

NYC Blockchain Network Meetup - Free things to do

New York City is buzzing with excitement as the regular 3rd Thursday monthly Blockchain networking events continue to gather momentum. These events are designed to foster idea generation, facilitate connections, and create a strong ecosystem for blockchain innovation in the city. Attendees can expect an average turnout of 150+ passionate individuals from the growing blockchain sector and those who are curious to explore the potential of this transformative technology.

The event takes place from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Yara, located at 319 E 53rd St, New York, NY 10022. The lower level lounge of Yara provides a comfortable and inviting setting for attendees to engage in conversations and networking. Situated in Midtown East, the venue is conveniently located just one block away from the Lexington Av/53 St Metro station, making it easily accessible for all.

The main objective of these monthly meetings is to support relationship building and create lasting connections within the blockchain community. By bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise, these events offer a platform for sharing ideas, fostering collaborations, and exploring new possibilities. The focus is on nurturing long-term relationships that can drive innovation and transformative change.

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have emerged as one of the most talked-about innovations with the potential to disrupt various industries and reshape the way we do business. These events aim to harness the power of blockchain technology and collaborate towards a more equitable future. By leveraging the collective knowledge and passion of the community, attendees can contribute to the growth and development of blockchain innovation in New York City.

Read more about this event in their official website

Harbor Jam Concert Weekend

Harbor Jam Concert Weekend

Harbor Jam is an upcoming music event that promises an exciting weekend filled with live performances. The lineup includes Forever Seger – The Silver Bullet Experience, a highly acclaimed tribute to the legendary Bob Seger, and Philadelphia Freedom, an authentic Elton John tribute act.

The event kicks off with DJ Ketchup at 6 p.m., followed by the headliner performances at 7:30 p.m. Attendees can look forward to a special firework show on Sunday, July 30. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for seating.

The event has no age restrictions, making it a great outing for all music enthusiasts. Harbor Jam will take place on Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater, 200 Harborside Dr Schenectady, NY 12305.

Free Event: NipperFest Music & Arts Festival

Free Event: NipperFest Music & Arts Festival

The highly anticipated NipperFest Music & Arts Festival is back for its second edition, promising an unforgettable day of music and entertainment. Taking place at Music Haven on Saturday, July 22, this one-day event will showcase over a dozen talented performers from the Capital Region.

Headlining the festival are Jocelyn & Chris, a Billboard AAA Top 40 duo known for their chart-topping hits and captivating live performances. The siblings, who are Harvard University graduates, have gained recognition for their unique sound and have appeared on national platforms like NBC’s Today Show.

Last year’s inaugural NipperFest was a massive success, drawing in more than 2500 local music enthusiasts. This year’s lineup aims to exceed expectations and highlight the incredible talent present in the region.

NipperFest Music & Arts Festival

In addition to the impressive musical performances, festival attendees can explore The Barn at NipperFest, sponsored by the Electric City Barn and Albany Barn. This curated space will feature local artists and vendors, showcasing a diverse range of artistic works, from paintings to sculptures and crafts. The Arts Pavilion at NipperFest is a must-visit for art lovers, offering a glimpse into the thriving arts scene in the Capital Region.

NipperFest would not be possible without the support of its sponsors, including WEXT Radio, Music Haven, and many others. Their contributions and partnership ensure the success and growth of the festival, providing attendees with an enriching and memorable experience.

Capital Concert Series Featuring Spin Doctors and Cracker

Capital Concert Series Featuring Spin Doctors and Cracker

The Capital Concert Series presented by Miller Lite is back, bringing an exciting lineup of rock music to Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY. On July 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., attendees can enjoy a free concert featuring the iconic bands Spin Doctors and Cracker.

Spin Doctors, known for their chart-topping hits from the early 1990s, including “Two Princes” and “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong,” are sure to energize the crowd with their catchy tunes. With over 10 million album sales and a strong presence on the radio, Spin Doctors continue to captivate audiences after three decades in the music industry.

Joining them on stage is Cracker, a band that has defied genre categorization throughout their career. With a mix of alt-rock, Americana, and insurgent-country, Cracker has built a loyal fan base with their timeless songs like “Low” and “Euro-Trash Girl.”

Bites Camera Action: Free Outdoor Movies in Downtown Albany

Bites Camera Action: Free Outdoor Movies in Downtown Albany

The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) is thrilled to announce the return of the Bites Camera Action free outdoor movie series. Taking place on the lawn at the H. Carl McCall State University of New York Administration Building.

Movie enthusiasts and families are invited to bring their chairs and blankets to the Central Social District in downtown Albany for a memorable evening under the stars. Seating for the events will open at 7:30 PM, with the screenings starting at dusk, around 8:30 PM.

Mark your calendars for the upcoming movie on July 7: The Iron Giant (1999). This animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable follows the story of a giant alien robot that crash-lands in a small town in 1957. A local boy, Hogarth, forms an unlikely friendship with the robot and must defend it against a determined government agent

Free Outdoor Concert at Albany Institute of History & Art

Free Outdoor Concert at Albany Institute of History & Art

The Albany Institute of History & Art is set to host an exciting event this Thursday, June 29th, as they present a free outdoor concert on their museum lawn. The concert, featuring the talented Jon Leroy Duo, promises to be a delightful evening filled with live music and artistic ambiance.

From 5 pm to 7 pm, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the soulful melodies and captivating tunes performed by the Jon Leroy Duo. With a picturesque setting and a relaxed atmosphere, the museum lawn is the perfect backdrop for this summer concert.

In addition to the musical entertainment, visitors will also have the chance to explore the museum’s galleries, as free access will be provided during the event. It’s a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich history and diverse art collection of the Albany Institute.

To enhance the experience, a cash bar will be available, offering light fare and refreshments for attendees to enjoy. It’s an ideal opportunity to relax, savor the music, and connect with fellow art and music enthusiasts.

The concert is co-sponsored by the Music Performance Trust Fund and arranged by the Albany Musicians’ Association (AFM Local 14) of the American Federation of Musicians. Their support ensures the highest quality of musical performance for all attendees.

Free Event: Rockin’ On The River

Free Event: Rockin' On The River

Join the excitement at Riverfront Park, situated along the picturesque banks of the Hudson River, for an unforgettable music experience. Rockin’ On The River brings together the community and local vendors to celebrate the power of music and togetherness. Thanks to the support of Highmark Blue Shield Northeastern New York, this year’s concert series promises to be a resounding success.

Featuring an incredible lineup of talented musicians, Rockin’ On The River will showcase a variety of genres and captivating performances. Mark your calendars for the following dates:

  • Wednesday, June 28: Neon Ave with Kristian Montgomery & the Winterkill Band
  • Wednesday, July 12: Legacy with Sirsy
  • Wednesday, July 26: Conehead Buddha with Josh & Tracy
  • Wednesday, August 9: Skeeter Creek with Nick & Liam

Each concert will take place from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, offering a perfect opportunity to enjoy an outdoor music experience. Come and support local vendors while immersing yourself in the infectious energy of live performances. Let the music of Rockin’ On The River create lasting memories in Troy, NY.

Free Event: Movies Under the Stars! – Minions: Rise of Gru

Free Event: Movies Under the Stars! - Minions: Rise of Gru

Albany’s Sage College is hosting this incredible free event every Friday from May 12 to June 30. Start your evening with family activities and music starting at 7:30 pm, followed by the featured movie at 8:00 pm.

This week, on June 23, catch the hilarious adventure of “Minions: Rise of Gru.” Don’t forget to bring your blankets or lawn chairs and arrive early to secure the perfect spot! Movies Under the Stars is made possible through the collaboration of various community partners and sponsors, including Christ’s Church Albany, Albany City Schools, and many more.

Adress: Sage College Albany, 140 New Scotland Ave Albany, NY 12208