Things to do in NYC This Week

June 17-23, 2019

Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban All-Stars play The Blue Note

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Live music Cuban jazz
Blue Note Jazz Festival
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ One of Dizzy’s legacy bands plays Gillespie’s Latin hits like ‘Manteca’ and ‘Tin Tin Deo’

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks Hot Jazz at Iguana

Mondays & Tuesdays
Live music italian jazz
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ New York’s specialist in early New Orleans Hot Jazz (Dixieland)

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango at The Django

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Live music Argentine tango dancing
TRIBECA, NYC ~ 2018 Latin Grammy “Best Tango Album”

Celebrate Juneteenth, the end of slavery in Texas and the United States

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Human Rights celebration
GALVESTON, Texas ~ A year and a half after the Emancipation Proclamation, and a month after the end of the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. Army announced the enforcement of the end of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865

Forro in the Dark Brazilian Forro at Nublu

Wednesdays
Live music Brazilian forro
EAST VILLAGE, NYC ~ It’s Brazil night at Nublu!

VolvoTango Argentine Tango Dancing on Pier 45

Wednesdays & Sundays, April-November
Argentine tango dancing
WEST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Dance on a pier with romantic Hudson river views

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional

Thursdays
Argentine tango dancing
CHELSEA, NYC ~ New York’s most traditional milonga (tango party) is also the center of NYC’s tango community

Celebrate the Summer Solstice 2019, the shortest night of the year

Friday, June 21, 2019
Celebrate Midsummer, the longest day and shortest night of the year in the northern hemisphere, with a little Fête de la Musique

Mermaid Parade 2019 at Coney Island

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Cosplay parade
CONEY ISLAND, BROOKLYN ~ Scantily clad mermaids and mermen let it all hang out (almost)

Do the Central Park Tango

Saturdays, June-September
Argentine tango dancing
CENTRAL PARK, NYC ~ Dance, take a free lesson or just watch. FREE

Paul Winter’s Summer Solstice at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Jazz live music concert
MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, NYC ~ Celebrate the dawn after the summer solstice

Corpus Christi Procession at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Catholic church celebration
MIDTOWN EAST, NYC ~ Celebrate the divinity in bread and wine, the Catholic Eucharist

Dance Argentine Tango at El Destino at Solas

Sundays
Argentine tango dancing
EAST VILLAGE, NYC ~ NYC’s best tango dancers embrace in an intimate room and dance to one of New York’s best tango DJs

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

Sundays
Live music Cuban jazz
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ Multi-Grammy winners carry on the Sunday tradition started by Chico O’Farrill in 1997

‘Hamilton’ Puerto Rican Broadway at the Richard Rodgers

Open run. Dark Mondays
Puerto Rican Broadway musical theatre
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ The Broadway hit of our generation was written by Puerto Rican New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights)

Women’s World Cup France 2019

June 7 – July 7, 2019
Women’s soccer
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Italian, Spanish, & USA teams play to be the best


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Go Dancing This Week

VolvoTango Argentine Tango Dancing on Pier 45

Wednesdays & Sundays, April-November
Argentine tango dancing
WEST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Dance on a pier with romantic Hudson river views

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional

Thursdays
Argentine tango dancing
CHELSEA, NYC ~ New York’s most traditional milonga (tango party) is also the center of NYC’s tango community


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