Tag Archive for "concert"


October 3, 2013

5 Questions with The Black Lillies

The Black Lillies, performing in Madison Square Park this Saturday, responded to some questions posed by the Mad. Sq. Park team. Their answers are unique and well composed  - just like the music that The Black Lillies Make band! The Black Lillies perform Saturday, October 5 at 3pm as part of Mad. Sq. Music: The… Read more


September 26, 2013

5 Questions with Brother Sun

Pat Wictor, Joe Jencks, and Greg Greenway – band-members of Brother Sun – recently chatted with Mad. Sq. Park about their upcoming performance in Mad. Sq. Park, their newest album and much more. Brother Sun performs Saturday, September 28 at 3pm as part of Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series. Can you share a brief history… Read more

Music Press Releases

August 12, 2013

Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series 2013!

MADISON SQUARE PARK HOSTS FREE FOLK, BLUES AND AMERICANA IN THE PARK 2013 MAD. SQ. MUSIC: THE STUDIO SERIES LINEUP ANNOUNCED Madison Square Park Conservancy announces the 2013 Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series. Mad. Sq. Music presents The Studio Series to promote and foster a legacy of American music through free, live music performances… Read more


Martha Redbone Roots Project • Pesky J. Nixon

Photo Courtesy of Fabrice Trombert MARTHA REDBONE ROOTS PROJECT Time Out New York says, “Martha Redbone is a charismatic indie-soul diva whose sound is a just-right mix of retro and modern.” Redbone’s music flows equally from her father’s North Carolina gospel legacy, proudly on display in her unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with… Read more


The Black Lillies I Carrie Elkin

Photo Courtesy of David McClister THE BLACK LILLIES The Black Lillies front man Cruz Contreras and band composed of harmony vocalist Trisha Gene Brady, multi-instrumentalist Tom Pryor, bass player Robert Richards and drummer Bowman Townsend bring Contreras’s strength into American instrumental virtuosity. With a new album, Runaway Freeway Blues, The Black Lillies have come a… Read more


Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams • The Stray Birds

Photo Courtesy of Linda McDonald *For this show only, The Studio Series will take place on the Oval Lawn of Madison Square Park. Please note, chairs are not allowed on the lawn. Enter the park on 24th Street and Fifth or Madison Avenues. LARRY CAMPBELL & TERESA WILLIAMS No stranger to Americana music and three-time… Read more


Luke Winslow-King • Brother Sun

LUKE WINSLOW-KING & HIS BAND Luke Winslow-King is a guitarist, singer, composer, and lyricist known for his slide guitar work, and interest in pre-war blues and traditional jazz. Winslow-King’s work consists of an eclectic mix, taking in delta-folk music, classical composition, ragtime, and rock and roll; juxtaposing original songs with those from a bygone era…. Read more


June 18, 2013

A Beautiful Morning with The Deedle Deedle Dees

The sun was beaming as we gathered on the Oval Lawn to see The Deedle Deedle Dees rock the Mad. Sq. Kids stage! The Deedles introduced us to fun and educational rock n’ roll sounds and had the kids moving and grooving to songs A Cool Swing Dancing Papa Bear and Joan Of Arc. It… Read more

Blog Press Releases

May 7, 2013

Mad. Sq. Music: Oval Lawn Series 2013

FREE, ECLECTIC, LIVE MUSIC ALL SUMMER IN THE PARK Free Outdoor Concerts on Wednesday Evenings from June 19 to August 7 Madison Square Park Conservancy announces the lineup for the eleventh season of Mad. Sq. Music: Oval Lawn Series, which presents award-winning performers in an eclectic range of genres, including folk, jazz, bluegrass, soul/R&B, and… Read more


May 6, 2013

Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk

Photo Courtesy of Michael Weintrob A decade evolved from their debut at 2003′s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Dumpstaphunk offers fans an unforgettable live experience steeped in the Big Easy tradition of a good time. The quintet features Ivan Neville on vocals, B3 and Clav, the double bass attack and soulful voices of Tony… Read more