David Rubenstein Atrium

This Lincoln Center ticket office hosts free weekly performances on Thursdays and a few Fridays

Olga Cerpa y Mestisay play Canary Island folk music

November 20, 2018, Tuesday
World Music Institute at
David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center
One of the most popular bands in the Canary Islands visits our island

September 2018

Doctor Nativo plays Guatemalan Mayan rap on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

Puerto Rican Latin Grammy-winning trumpeter Charlie Sepulveda and The Turnaround play a ¡Vaya! 63 salsa dance party on September 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

October 2018

The Celebrate Mexico Now festival presents Mexican – American singer-songwriters Diana Gameros & Renee Goust on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

2018 Grammy nominee Doug Beavers plays a ¡Vaya! 63 dance party tribute to Titanes del Trombón on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

Kombilesa Mi plays traditional Colombian rhythms in Spanish and Palenquero, the Bantu-sounding language (African languages + Spanish + Portuguese) of San Basilio de Palenque, the first free Black town in the Americas on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

November 2018

Andre Veloz (Eta Que Ta’ Aquí) plays Dominican bachata for a ¡Vaya! 63 dance party on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

Olga Cerpa y Mestisay play Spanish Canary Island folk on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE

New York City-based Combo Chimbita plays Colombian cumbia-pop for the Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square street fair on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 7 pm. FREE

December 2018

Dominican – Puerto Rican New Yorker Miss YaYa plays tropical music (salsa, merengue and bachata) for a ¡Vaya! 63 dance party on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm. FREE


Concerts are Free. You don’t need a ticket, but seating is first-come, first-served, so arrive early.

There are free performances every Thursday at 7:30pm and some Fridays.

David Rubenstein Atrium

61 West 62nd St, New York, NY 10023
(at Broadway across the street from the main plaza)
Lincoln Square, Manhattan

(212) 875-5000

Monday-Friday: 8 am-10 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 9 am-10 pm


(1) to 66 St – Lincoln Center
(A) (C) or (B) (D) to 59th St – Columbus Circle

For more information, visit www.LincolnCenter.org

Olga Cerpa y Mestisay play Canary Island folk music

November 20, 2018, Tuesday
World Music Institute at
David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center
One of the most popular bands in the Canary Islands visits our island

March 2018

Puerto Rican Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri plays March 16, 2018.

António Zamujo plays March 29, 2018.

April 2018

Tunisian group Suite for Abu Sadiya featuring Yacine Boulares, Vincent Segal & Nasheet Waits plays April 29, 2018.

Eddie Montalvo y su Orquesta plays April 20.

May 2018

Algerian Tuareg band Imarhan plays May 3.

NYC’s best Cuban dance band, Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros plays May 24.

Forro in the Dark Brazilian Forro

NUBLU CLASSIC, EAST VILLAGE, Weds ~ Very danceable Brazilian party.

Pedrito Martinez Cuban Rumba at the Red Rooster

HARLEM, Thu, Jan 31, 2018 ~ The world’s best Cuban rumba party is in residency at the hottest joint in Harlem.
# cuban rumba live music

Eddie Palmieri “Mi Luz Mayor” Puerto Rican Jazz & Salsa

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Jan 15-20, 2019, Tue-Sun ~ Palmieri celebrates his new album “Mi Luz Mayor” at the Blue Note.
# puerto rican live music jazz

Gerardo Contino plays a FREE show at The Archway in DUMBO Brooklyn

NYC’s best Cuban dance band.
The Archway
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Bulla en el Barrio is Colombian Bullerengue of Palenque of San Basilio

With Moroccan singers Innov Gnawa
C’mon Everybody
325 Franklin Ave at Clifton Place
Bed-Stuy Brooklyn
Friday, November 3, 2017

Aurelio Martinez is a Honduran Garifuna star

The leading voice of the Garifuna people of Honduras, the last Indigenous Carib.
David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center
Thursday, January 19, 2017

January 2017

Honduran Garifuna singer-songwriter Aurelio Martinez plays Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:30pm

Brazilian club Forró band Forró in the Dark play Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:30pm

February 2017

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30pm.

March 2017

Multicultural 11-piece band Fulaso plays Boogaloo and Latin Soul from the ’60s and ’70s with an opening set by DJ Turmix, Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30pm

April 2017

Tribu Baharú, a Colombian champeta band from Bogotá, plays Caribbean Coast music, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30pm.

The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra plays its unique style of pop covers done Salsa Dura style, Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:30pm

May 2017

Cuban dance band Charanasalsa plays Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:30pm.

June 2017

The France Rocks Festival: Fishback is Thursday June 8, 2017 at 7:30pm. Free

Colombian native flute band Paíto y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava from Cartagena play at Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7:30pm. Free

France Rocks Festival: Chocolate Genius is Thursday, June 29 at 7:30pm. Free

July 2017

France Rocks Festival: Blick Bassy is Friday, July 14 at 7:30pm. Free

August 2017

Brasil Summerfest: O Terno is Thursday, August 10 at 7:30pm. Free

Colombian tambolero Emilsen Pacheco joins New York’s own bullerengue collective, Bulla en el Barrio, play Thursday, August 24 at 7:30pm. Free. Bullerengue is Colombia’s oldest African musical tradition. Mapalé anyone?