Things to do in New York in July 2019

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WEEK 27 ~ July 1-7, 2019


Monday, July 1

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, July 2

It’s the Subway Series New York Mets vs New York Yankees at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 7:10pm. From $52 (varys)

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, July 3

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

It’s the Subway Series New York Mets vs New York Yankees at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 7:10pm. From $65 (varys)

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, July 4

Happy Fourth of July!

MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
The Bobby Valentín Orchestra plays Puerto Rican salsa for dancing in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm (dance lesson at 6:30pm). From $18

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, July 5

CLOSING
Cristina Camacho /ˈvʌlvə/, an exhibition of paintings by the Colombian-born artist closes at Praxis in Chelsea, NYC from 10am – 6pm. FREE

SUMMERSTAGE
Mighty Sparrow is joined by Casym Steel Orchestra for a round of Trinidadian Calpyso at Springfield Park in Springfield Gardens, Queens from 7-9pm. FREE

The New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies rivalry is at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 7:10pm. From $25 (varys)


Saturday, July 6

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6-9:15pm. $10 suggested donation

The New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies rivalry is at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 7:15pm. From $25 (varys)

I am Latino, Colombian comic Saul Garcia’s latest stand-up comedy show is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17


Sunday, July 7

The New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies rivalry is at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 1:10pm. From $25 (varys)

I am Latino, Colombian comic Saul Garcia’s latest stand-up comedy show is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3pm. From $17

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

SUMMERSTAGE ~ AFRO-LATINO FEST
Tabou Combo, Lakou Mizik, DJ Sabine Blaizin play konpa, the Haitian dance music at Springfield Park in Springfield Gardens, Queens from 6-9pm. FREE

SUMMERSTAGE
Efya is joined by Blinky Bill and DJ Mahogany for some music of Ghana and Kenya at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 6-10pm. FREE

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC at 8:30pm & 11pm. From $30


WEEK 28 ~ July 8-14, 2019


Monday, July 8

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, July 9

MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
Elba Ramalho plays Brazilian forró for dancing in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm (dance lesson at 6:30pm). From $18

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, July 10

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

SUMMERSTAGE ~ LAMC LATIN ALTERNATIVE MUSIC CONFERENCE
Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sariñana is joined by Puerto Rican bolero singer Ile of Calle 13, and Spanish-Argentine MC Nathy Peluso at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 6-10pm. The ladies rock. FREE

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, July 11

MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING
The Analía Goldberg Sextet plays Argentine tango for dancing in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm (dance lesson at 6:30pm). From $18

SUMMERSTAGE ~ LAMC LATIN ALTERNATIVE MUSIC CONFERENCE
Aterciopelados, Diamante Eléctrico and DJ Dayansita play Colombian rock at Queensbridge Park in Long Island City, Queens from 7-9pm. FREE

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango jazz at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens at 9pm. $10

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, July 12

The Afro-Latino Festival runs through Saturday.

SUMMERSTAGE ~ LAMC LATIN ALTERNATIVE MUSIC CONFERENCE
New York’s own A Palo Seco dances Spanish flamenco at Queensbridge Park in Long Island City, Queens from 7-9pm. FREE

Puerto Rican singer Jennifer Lopez brings her It’s My Party tour to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC at 8pm. From $99


Saturday, July 13

The Afro-Latino Festival closes today.

SUMMERSTAGE ~ LAMC LATIN ALTERNATIVE MUSIC CONFERENCE
20th Anniversary Latin Grammy’s Celebration comes to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 3-7pm. FREE

SUMMERSTAGE ~ LAMC LATIN ALTERNATIVE MUSIC CONFERENCE
The Cosquin Rock Festival brings Argentine folk rockers León Gieco, Kevin Johansen, El Mató a un Policía Motorizado, Silvina Moreno and Juan Ingaramo to Queensbridge Park in Long Island City, Queens from 5-9pm. FREE

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6-9:15pm. $10 suggested donation

Puerto Rican singer Jennifer Lopez brings her It’s My Party tour to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC at 8pm. From $99

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, July 14

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

The NY Red Bulls vs NYCFC New York Derby (cross-town soccer rivalry) is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 6:30pm. From $40

Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC at 8:30pm & 11pm. From $30


WEEK 29 ~ July 15-21, 2019


Monday, July 15

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, July 16

The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park opens ‘Coriolanus,’ a story of ancient Rome at 8pm. Mostly Monday-Saturday through August 11. FREE

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, July 17

SUMMERSTAGE
Italian-American modern dance company Stephen Petronio Company leads a celebration of Merce Cunningham choreographies with Melissa Toogood, Calvin Royal III, and A-Y Dancers at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 8-10pm. FREE

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, July 18

SUMMERSTAGE
Lisa Lisa & Cover Girls are joined by DJ Lucy Euclid and host Vinnie Medugno for some Latin Freestyle in Corporal Thompson Park in Port Richmond, Staten Island from 7-9pm. FREE

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, July 19

Louis Garrel’s French comedy, A Faithful Man (L’homme Fidèle) opens today. All is fair in love and war, and sometimes you win by letting go.


Saturday, July 20

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6-9:15pm. $10 suggested donation

SUMMERSTAGE ~ LA ISLA BONITA
French-Chilean pop singer is joined by L’Unicorns and DJ Shame  in Corporal Thompson Park in Port Richmond, Staten Island from 7-9pm. FREE

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango jazz at Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 8pm. $10 suggested donation


Sunday, July 21

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC at 8:30pm & 11pm. From $30


WEEK 30 ~ July 22-28, 2019


Monday, July 22

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, July 23

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, July 24

Simón Bolivar, the liberator of northern South America, was born in Caracas, Venezuela on July 24, 1783.

Watch Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid, an International Champions Cup exhibition, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Time TBD.

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, July 25

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Christopher, the popular patron saint of travelers and bachelors.

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, July 26

SUMMERSTAGE
Lalo Rodriguez is joined by Los Hermanos Moreno and DJ Lucho for some Puerto Rican salsa at Soundview Park in Soundview, The Bronx from 7-9pm. FREE

Watch Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid, an International Champions Cup exhibition game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey at 7:30pm. From $76


Saturday, July 27

Do the Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue on the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6-9:15pm. $10 suggested donation

SUMMERSTAGE ~ BRASIL SUMMERFEST
Alceu Valença is joined by Cordel do Fogo Encandtado, LaBaq and DJ Grace Kelly play music from Brazil’s Northeast at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 6-10pm. FREE

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, July 28

CLOSING
Lee Jaffe: Jean-Michel Basquiat, an exhibition of the musician’s (Bob Marley & the Wailers) world tour with the artist, closes at Eva Presenhuber in NoHo, Manhattan from 12-6pm. FREE

SUMMERSTAGE
Magic System bring out their Ivory Coast Afropop with Burkinabe rapper Smarty, Mozambican singer Selma Uamusse and Ivory Coast DJ Birane at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 3-7pm. FREE

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

SUMMERSTAGE
DJ TedSmooth leads a Latin Freestyle show with Cynthia, Lisette Melendez, George Lamond and DJs Eddie B Swifth, G-Bo The Pro and Breakbeat Lou at Soundview Park in Soundview, The Bronx from 6-9pm. FREE

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC at 8:30pm & 11pm. From $30


WEEK 31 ~ July 29 – August 4


Monday, July 29

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, July 30

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, July 31

SUMMERSTAGE
Fela! The Concert brings original cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fela! for some Nigerian Afrobeat inspired by Fela Kuti at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park from 11am – 12pm & from 8-10pm. FREE

Dance Argentine Tango at at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 5-8pm. $10 suggested donation

SUMMERSTAGE
Ray de la Paz and Edgar Joel are joined by DJ Kamala for some Puerto Rican salsa in Crotona Park, The Bronx from 7-9pm. FREE

SUMMERSTAGE
Fela! The Concert brings original cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fela! for some Nigerian Afrobeat inspired by Fela Kuti at the Ford Amphitheater in Coney Island, Brooklyn from 8-10pm. FREE

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


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