Latin things to do in NYC June 2017

Latin things to do in NYC in June include the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Portugal Day, Blue Note Jazz Festival, and concerts at SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn. June is Gay Pride month.

 


June Highlights

Central Park Tango is a romantic way to spend a Summer Saturday evening

Shakespeare Statue
June through September
Saturdays

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

Latin artists June 21 – August 25, 2017
Last Latin artist this season
Anat Cohen Tentet
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
Marcus Garvey Park Harlem
Friday, August 25, 2017

Midsummer Night Swing 2018 dance Salsa & Tango outdoors to big bands

Dancing to live orchestras outdoors
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Saturday
June 27 – July 15, 2017

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in American Ballet Theatre’s “Tchaikovsky Spectacular”

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday-Saturday, July 3-8
Misty Copeland & Herman Cornejo
Friday, July 7, 2017

Shakespeare in the Park

Free Public Theater
Delacorte Theater
Central Park
May 23 – June 18, 2017
Dark Wednesday, June 14
Support the Public Theater

The Museum Mile Festival is an open house into the diversity of New York City

Street party and free museum admission
Fifth Avenue
82nd Street to 105th Street
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Latin things to do on Father’s Day

Third Sunday in June
Sunday, June 18, 2017

2017 Tony Award for Santo Loquasto for “Hello Dolly”

Broadway awards
Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave, Midtown
Sunday, June 11, 2017

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 ¡Boricua!

Fifth Avenue Parade
43rd St to 79th St
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island
June 13-18, 2017

Celebrate Portugal Day on June 10

Parades and Street Fairs
Newark, NJ
Friday-Sunday, June 9-11, 2017
Mineola, NY
Sunday, June 11, 2017

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden

“The most popular Salsa group that ever existed”
Madison Square Garden
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 2017 Transforms a Wall into a Connector

Dominican, Nicaraguan, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Wednesday-Sunday
June 14-18, 2017

New York Salsa Festival fills an arena with Salsa legends

Willie Colón, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Tito Rojas, DLG, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron, and Domingo Quiñones, and more
Barclays Center, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2017

Contemporary Italian movies
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th St
Upper East Side
June 1-7, 2017

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2017

Brings great Latin artists to Subrosa in the Meatpacking District and the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, June 1-30, 2017




June Calendar

Thursday, June 1

Celebrate the end of the Jewish festival of Shavouth (Festival of Weeks).

RSVPs go live for River-To-River Festival events that require an RSVP.

The Philadelphia International Tango Festival is June 1-4, 2017.

The Blue Note Jazz Festival is at multiple venues June 1-30, 2017.

Rioult Dance NY, the Modern dance company of French choreographer Pascal Rioult, continues its Spring season at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea through June 4.

An exhibition of Mexican-born New York artist Alexis Portilla Poet in Space opens with a reception at Hollis Taggart Galleries in Chelsea at 6pm. Through June 30.

An exhibition of Mexican artist Francisco Ugarte Three Lines, One Square opens at Cristin Tierney in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through July 7.

An exhibition of Argentine artist Maria Maggiori #inbetween opens at Praxis International Art in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through July 8.

Dance Cuba Caliente Rumba! with Gerardo Contino at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District, 6-10pm.

The Open Roads: New Italian Cinema festival opens at Film Society at Lincoln Center with Indivisible at 6:30pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the Tango La Nacional milonga at La Nacional in Chelsea from 9:30pm-2am. Lessons start at 8pm. $15

Friday, June 2

Reducing Distance, a two-person show of works by Colombian artist Margarita Sánchez Urdaneta and German artist Roger Kausch opens with a reception at Slag Gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn from 7-9pm. Through July 2.

The New York Mets play the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Raga Cubana featuring Román Díaz and the Brooklyn Raga Massive All-Stars plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 7:30 & 9:30pm. $15-20

Saturday, June 3

Uruguayan-born New York artist Alejandro Cesarco’s Words Like Love: Alphaville, First Scenes opens at Sculpture Center in Long Island City . Through July 2.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against the Philadelphia Union at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1pm.

Watch the UEFA Champions League Final, Juventus vs Real Madrid with Juventus Club NYC at the Football Factory at Legends or with the Peña Madridista NYC supporters club at the Playwright Irish Pub 35th in Chelsea, at 2:45pm.

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9:15pm. Free

The New York Mets play the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field in Queens at 7:15pm.

The New York Red Bulls play Major League Soccer at the Montreal Impact at 7:30pm.

Argentine comedy La Fiaca is at Repertorio Español at 8pm.

The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra plays pop hits Salsa style at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 8:30pm. $12-15

Dance Cuban Salsa with Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District, midnight-late.

Sunday, June 4

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Pentecost.

The New York Mets play the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

Argentine comedy La Fiaca is at Repertorio Español at 3pm.

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade Mass (in Spanish) is at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown East at 4pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

The 2017 Drama Desk Awards are at The Town Hall in Midtown at 8pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.



It’s Puerto Rico Week.

Monday, June 5

Puerto Rican Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri Quintet and special guest Alfredo De La Fé play Subrosa in the Meatpacking District,  with shows at 7 & 9pm. $35-65

Argentine Principal Herman Cornejo dances the lead pirate Conrad in American Ballet Theatre’s Le Corsaire at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $27

2017 CFDA Fashion Awards are at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom.

Tuesday, June 6

New York Yankees play the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

Colombian harpist Edmar Castaneda and Japanese pianist Hiromi play a duet at the Blue Note Jazz Club in Greenwich Village, Tuesday-Sunday, June 6-11 with shows at 8 & 10:30pm. $30-55

Wednesday, June 7

Celebrate the birthday of Merengue star Juan Luis Guerra in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1957.

Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa is at Repertorio Español at 11am.

Watch Spain vs Colombia, a friendly soccer game at 3:30pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

New York Yankees play the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

Thursday, June 8

Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa is at Repertorio Español at 11am.

Spanish artist Juan Garaizabal Build a Story. Urban Memory of the Lost Tuileries. opens at De Buck Gallery in Chelsea with a reception for the artist at 6pm. Through July 15.

The Dominican Day Parade hosts a reception for the 2017 Parade at 809 Restaurant in Washington Heights.

New York Yankees play the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

Argentine Principal Herman Cornejo dances the lead pirate Conrad in American Ballet Theatre’s Le Corsaire at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

The 2nd annual France Rocks Festival is at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. Free

Dance Argentine Tango at the Tango La Nacional milonga at La Nacional in Chelsea from 9:30pm-2am. Argentines Analía Centurión & Sergio Martin Almiron teach at 8:15pm and perform at 11:30pm. $15

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Tango Jazz at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst/Jackson Heights, Queens at 9:30pm.

Friday, June 9

Dominican drama En el nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español at 11am.

Watch Brazil vs Argentina, a friendly soccer exhibition at 5pm. ¡Eu sou brasileiro! ¡Vamos, Vamos, Argentina!

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade’s Gala Banquet is at the New York Hilton Midtown.

Cuban tres player Yuniel Jimenez “El Guajiro” plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 7:30pm. Doors at 6:30pm. $15

Legendary Spanish pop singer Camilo Sesto brings his “70” Tour to the United Palace Theatre in Washington Heights at 7pm.

New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium at 7:35pm. (Reggie Jackson Bobblehead Night)

Argentine Reggae band Los Cafres play the PlayStation Theater at 8pm.

Mexican Rumba Flamenco duo Rodrigo y Gabriela play Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen at 8pm.

The Soulfrito Urban Latin Music Fest is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 8pm.

Puerto Rican-American folk singer Jose Feliciano plays the Iridium in Midtown June 9-10 with shows at 8:30 & 10:30pm.

Argentine Folk group Los Nocheros play Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen at 9pm.

Saturday, June 10

Celebrate Portugal Day, the national day of Portugal.

Celebrate the birthday of Bossa Nova singer-songwriter João Gilberto in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil in 1931.

LAST CHANCE to see Paintings on Paper, an exhibition of renowned Cuban minimalist Carmen Herrera, at Lisson Gallery in Chelsea.

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9:15pm. Free

New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium at 7:15pm. (MLB Play Ball Weekend – Plastic Bat & Ball Set)

The New York Salsa Festival brings Willie Colón, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Tito Rojas, DLG, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron, and Domingo Quiñones to Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 8pm.

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico plays Puerto Rican Salsa at Madison Square Garden at 8pm. Tickets available now!

Argentine comedy La Fiaca is at Repertorio Español at 8pm.

Dance Argentine Tango with Carla Marano and Octavio Fernandez at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad from 10:15pm – 4am.

Sunday, June 11

LAST CHANCE to see Colombian artist Iván Argote La Venganza del Amor (The Vengeance of Love) at Galerie Perrotin in the Lower East Side, 10am-6pm.

The Portugal Day Parade in Mineola, Long Island is from 11am-1pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art in the Meatpacking District, 10:30am-6pm.

The Portugal Day Parade in Newark, New Jersey is at 2pm.

The Puerto Rican Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 11am-5pm.

New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm. (Bat Day)

Argentine comedy La Fiaca is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 3pm.

Legendary Spanish pop singer Camilo Sesto brings his “70” Tour to the United Palace Theatre in Washington Heights at 7pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

Watch the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall or on CBS from 8-11pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

Watch Mexico vs United States, a World Cup Qualifier at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City at 9:30pm.



Monday, June 12

2018 NEA Jazz Masters will be announced.

Tickets go on sale for the US Open (August 28 – September 10).

Celebrate the birthday of Chilean pop star Ana Tijoux in Lille, France in 1977.

The New York Mets play the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Brazilian Principal Marcelo Gomes dances Von Rothbart in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, June 13

NKAME: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón opens at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem at 10am. Through November 5.

Spanish comedy La Zapatera Prodigiosa is at Repertorio Español at 11am.

Watch Cameroon vs Colombia, a friendly soccer game at 2:30pm.

The Museum Mile Festival is on Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th Streets, from 6-9pm. Opening ceremony at El Museo del Barrio at 5:45pm.

The New York Mets play the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo are Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

The New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx at 8pm. Bronx drum collective BombaYo performs at 6:30pm. Free

Panamanian Jazz pianist Danilo Pérez leads Children of the Light at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8 and 10:30pm. Through Sunday, June 18.

Wednesday, June 14

French Principal Alexandre Hammoudi dances Prince Siegfried in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 2pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

The New York Mets play the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Brazilian Principal Marcelo Gomes dances Prince Siegfried in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

New York Red Bulls play a 4th round U.S. Open Cup soccer game against NYCFC (Hudson River Derby) at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 7:30pm.

The River to River Festival is June 14-25.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center June 14-18.

Angolan filmmaker Dom Pedro’s documentary Tango Negro: The African Roots of Tango is screening at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture from 6:30-9pm.  Free

The New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Central Park at 8pm. Opening acts start at 6pm. Free

Thursday, June 15

Celebrate the Christian Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of lost things.

APAP NYC 2018 registration opens June 15, 2017.

NYC Dance Week is ten days of free or discounted dance and fitness classes at studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn. June 15-24.

Spanish pop star Bebe plays Irving Plaza in Union Square at 7pm.

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Direct from Cartagena, Colombian native flute band Paíto y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava play the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. Free

The New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Cunningham Park in Queens at 8pm. Opening acts start at 6pm.Spanish gaita band Slum Suit plays at 6:30pm. Free

Dance Argentine Tango at the Tango La Nacional milonga at La Nacional in Chelsea from 9:30pm-2am. Lessons start at 8pm. $15

Friday, June 16

LAST CHANCE to see Landscapes, a photography exhibition of the work of Italian photojournalist Giuseppe Di Piazza at NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Brazilian Principal Marcelo Gomes dances Von Rothbart in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

The New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Prospect Park in Brooklyn at 8pm. Opening acts start at 6:30pm. Free

Saturday, June 17

The Paul Winter Summer Solstice Celebration is at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

The Jacob’s Pillow Dance festival is in Becket, Massachusetts  through August 27.

LAST CHANCE to see Disturbed Coastal Systems, an exhibition of Italian photographer Massimo Vitali at Benrubi Gallery in Chelsea.

LAST CHANCE to see an exhibition of Brazilian artist Lygia Clark at Luhring Augustine gallery in Chelsea.

LAST CHANCE to see Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer’s The Brazilian Suitcase  at Asya Geisberg Gallery in Chelsea.

The Confederations Cup world soccer tournament in Russia opens with Russia vs New Zealand at 11am.

Argentine guitarist Andres Laprida plays a tribute to Jobim and Piazzolla at the Highline Ballroom in Chelsea at 12:30pm. Doors 11am. $22-30.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against the Seattle Sounders at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1pm.

French Principal Alexandre Hammoudi dances Von Rothbart in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 2pm.

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Queens at 4:10pm.

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo are Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried in American Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

Colombian comic Saul García performs his Sin Wifi También se Vive at Repertorio Español at 8pm.

Cuban singer Daymé Arocena plays the Highline Ballroom in Chelsea at 8pm.

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9:15pm. Free

Sunday, June 18

Third Sunday in June is Father’s Day. Love you Dad!

Watch Portugal vs Mexico play a Confederations Cup Group stage soccer game at Kazan’ Arena in Russia at 11am.

The New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center Music Hall at 3pm. Free

Colombian comic Saul García performs his Sin Wifi También se Vive at Repertorio Español at 3pm.

The New York Red Bulls play Major League Soccer at the Philadelphia Union at 5pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

Spanish Rockers Jarabe De Palo play B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown at 8pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park performance of Julius Caesar.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.



Monday, June 19

Singer-songwriter Chico Buarque de Hollanda was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 19, 1944.

Blue Note Jazz Festival: The Afro Sambas Ensemble and Argentine guitarist Andres Laprida play a Brazilian Jazz tribute to Vinicius de Moraes and Baden Powell at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown at 8pm.

Tuesday, June 20

Night at the Museums in Lower Manhattan is from 4-8pm.

The New York Yankees play the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

Wednesday, June 21

Celebrate the Summer Solstice, the longest day/shortest night of the year.

Celebrate Laylat al-Qadr, the holiest night of the Muslim year which commemorates the revealing of the Quran.

Celebrate the Parisian tradition La Fête de la Musique, an all-night street party of live music on the shortest night in the northern hemisphere, with Wax Tailor, Her, Ayo, and Ali.Niat at Central Park SummerStage from 5-10pm. Free

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center in the Upper West Side is June 27-July 15.

The New York Yankees play the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm. (Cap Night)

Thursday, June 22

Celebrate Cuban-American Jazz great Arturo O’Farrill’s birthday in Mexico City in 1960.

The New York Yankees play the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm. (Mastercard Half-Price Games)

Dance Argentine Tango at the Tango La Nacional milonga at La Nacional in Chelsea from 9:30pm-2am. Lessons start at 8pm. $15

Grammy-winning Dominican Jazz pianist Michel Camilo plays the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Thursday – Sunday, June 22-25 at 8pm & 10:30pm.

Friday, June 23

Celebrate Gay Pride Weekend.

Dominican drama En el Nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español at 11am.

The New York Yankees play the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

Italian-American guitarist Al Di Meola plays the music of Di Meola, Piazzolla, and Lennon & McCartney at the Iridium in Midtown at 8:30 & 10:30pm. Through June 25.

Saturday, June 24

LAST CHANCE to see the Fritz Henle Mr Rollei photography exhibition with images of 1930s Mexico at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East, 11am-5pm.

The New York Yankees play the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm.

The New York Red Bulls play Major League Soccer against NYCFC (Hudson River Derby) at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 1:30pm.

Dig Portuguese sounds from Fado to Contemporary with The Gift, Dead Combo, and Sofia Ribeiro at Central Park SummerStage from 5-10pm. Free

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9:15pm. Free

Cuban R&B singer Danay Suarez plays the Highline Ballroom at 8pm.

Argentine comedy La Fiaca is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 8pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad from 10pm – 4am.

Sunday, June 25

Celebrate the feast of Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month.

Tottenham Hotspur plays Roma at Red Bull Arena in Harrison , New Jersey.

The Gay Pride Parade marches from Fifth Avenue at 36th Street to Christopher and Greenwich St from 12 noon to 3pm.

Portuguese-Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado headlines the closing day of the Pride Island music festival at Pier 26 in Tribeca from 2-10pm.

The New York Yankees play the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium at 2:05pm. (Old-Timers’ Day)

Puerto Rican/Latin musical La Canción is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 3pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

French Jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty plays B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square at 8pm. $39.50 – $75

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.



The annual Medellín International Tango Festival is in Medellín, Colombia on the last week of June.

Monday, June 26

Musician Gilberto Gil was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 26, 1942.

Tuesday, June 27

June 27 is the Marion feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

Wednesday, June 28

Dance old-school Puerto Rican Salsa to Don Perignon y La Puertorriqueña and DJ Mar Y Soul at Midsummer Night Swing at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center 6-10pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening. Time varies with the weather. Pay-what-you-wish

Thursday, June 29

LAST CHANCE to see Le Gendarme Sur La Colline, an exhibition by Argentine-American photographer Alessandra Sanguinetti at Aperture Gallery in Chelsea.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against Minnesota United at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:30pm.

Mexican folk singer-songwriter Lila Downs and psychedelic cumbia, merengue and ranchera Orkesta Mendoz play a BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn concert at the Prospect Park Bandshell at 7:30pm. Free

The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo play the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey at 7:30pm.

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Tango Jazz at Barbes in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 8pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the Tango La Nacional milonga at La Nacional in Chelsea from 9:30pm-2am. Lessons start at 8pm. $15

Friday, June 30

LAST CHANCE to see Mexican New York artist Alexis Portilla’s Poet in Space  at Hollis Taggart Galleries in Chelsea.

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

The Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull Live! tour visits Madison Square Garden at 7:30pm.

July calendar



New York Mets vs Miami Marlins at Citi Field in Queens

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday – Sunday
August 18-20, 2017

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning views from river piers

Spring, Summer, & Fall
Pier 45 at Christopher St
West Village
Wednesdays and Sundays
LIC Landing
Long Island City, Queens
Thursdays

New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday-Sunday
August 25-27, 2017

New York Red Bulls vs New York City is a Hudson River Derby

Major League Soccer
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Saturday, August 25, 2017

NYCFC plays the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium

Major League Soccer
Sunday, August 20, 2017

“Hamilton” is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

Enrique Iglesias is the King of Latin Pop

The Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull LIVE! tour
Madison Square Garden
Friday, June 30, 2017

uptown: nasty women/bad hombres

Artists who live or work in El Barrio, Harlem, Washington Heights, or Inwood
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave, East Harlem
June 13 – November 5, 2017

“On Your Feet!” is leaving Broadway August 20 (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan story
Marquis Theatre
210 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

A Bronx Tale is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
Times Square Broadway
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

Los Cafres Free Show at SOB’s

Argentine Reggae
Free show for PlayStation cancellation
SOB’s
204 Varick St
Hudson Square (SoHo)
Monday, June 12, 2017

Repertorio Español is Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

138 East 27th St, Kips Bay
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
La Zapatera Prodigiosa (Spanish comedy)
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18
Sin Wifi También Se Vive (Colombian stand-up)

NYC Dance Week free dance classes

Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Capoeira, Flamenco, Parkour, Salsa, & Samba
Manhattan and Brooklyn
June 15-24, 2017

Gilberto Santa Rosa is the Grand Marshal of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Grand Marshal
National Puerto Rican Day Parade
Fifth Avenue
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Rodrigo y Gabriela “Tenth Anniversary Tour”

Mexican Rumba Flamenco
Terminal 5
Friday, June 9, 2017

2017 Drama Desk Awards for Danny DeVito and Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Cuban, Ecuadorian, Italian, Mexican, and Puerto Rican nominees
The Town Hall
123 West 43rd St, Midtown
Sunday, June 4, 2017

En el nombre de Salomé, women’s rights visionary

Dominican story
Repertorio Español
138 East 27th St, Kips Bay
Friday, June 9, 2017

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are Hot Jazz

NYC’s Dixieland
Iguana New York
240 W 54th St, Midtown
Mondays & Tuesdays
June 2017

Carol Rama: Antibodies

Italian artist
New Museum
235 Bowery, Lower East Side
April 26 – September 10, 2017

Titanosaur

This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
Through December 2017

July 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC


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