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Times Square TSQ Live

80+ FREE Music, Dance, Art, Billboard Events Summer NYC

Every summer in Times Square, NYC, TSQ LIVE showcases hundreds of artists, performers and cultural producers and this summer they will have over 80 free, open-air events across two stages, including DJ sets, live concerts, dance workshops and more. In 2023, they will host over a dozen incredible New York-based institutions and collectives, including Pioneer Works, NEW INC, Children’s Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Ailey Extension, New York Live Arts, OTA Entertainment, Soul Summit, Rash Bar, and Elsewhere.

May 2-September 29, 2023.

DJ Sets – Tuesdays

NYC-based DJs spin their beats to music lovers. Curated by Rash Bar, Soul Summit, & Elsewhere. 5-6pm, Broadway & 43rd St

  • May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 27 – Soundtrack curated by Brooklyn-based Rash Bar
  • July 11, August 8, September 12: DJ collective Soul Summit house music
  • August 1, 15: Elsewhere

Concerts & Live Music – Wednesdays

Crossroads Concerts presented by NASDAQ

Live music from Times Square businesses, such as Swing 46, M Social, Russian Samovar, and Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine. 5pm, Broadway & 43rd St

  • May 3: Brickhouse NYC
  • May 10: Swing 46
  • May 17: M Social
  • May 24: Russian Samovar
  • May 31: Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine

The Commuter Series by Pioneer Works – Wednesdays

  • June 28: Fox, Frye & Associates
  • July 5: The Manhattan Review of Unnatural Acts or NYRoCS
  • July 12: Ciarra Black
  • July 19: Brent Arnold: Solo Cello & Electronics
  • July 26: Soless Dialtone
  • August 2: Issei Herr
  • August 9: Corrine Jasmin
  • August 16: The Chutneys
  • August 30: H x H (Lester St. Louis & Chris Williams)
  • September 13: Avola

Jazz in Times Square – Thursdsays | 5pm, Broadway & 46th

  • May 4: Curtis Brothers Quartet [part of the Tito Puente Centennial Celebration]
  • May 11: Chien Chien Lu and Richie Goods
  • May 25: Christopher McBride
  • June 1: Charenee Wade Thursday,
  • June 8: Miki Yamanaka
  • June 15: Dayramir Gonzalez
  • July 6: Winard Harper and Jeli Posse
  • July 13: Mariel Bildsten Septet
  • July 20: Naledi Masilo [in honor of Nelson Mandela’s Birthday Celebration]
  • July 27: Roxy Coss
  • August 3: Grace Fox Big Band
  • August 17: Simon Moullier Quartet
  • August 31: Endea Owens and the Cookout

Carnegie Hall Concerts

  • Friday, June 9: Singer, songwriter, and accordionist Gregorio Uribe, known for his eclectic Colombian rhythms
  • Friday, June 16: Trio Fadolín, a string ensemble composed of Sabina Torosjan on violin, Valeriya Sholokhova on cello, and Ljova on the fadolín

More Times Square Concert Series:

  • Summer Friday Concerts
  • Punk Show

Dance Workshops

  • Ailey Extension – Friday, May 5, 12, 26; June 2, 30; August 10 Hip-Hop Celebration | 5pm, Broadway & 46th St
  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company makes its Times Square debut with /Time: Study III; June 7
  • OTA Entertainment brings the art of voguing to Duffy Square with OTA Times Square; Aug 28

There’s tons more free summer programming at timessquarenyc.org

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