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Blog Music

November 5, 2013

DAFNIS Documentary – Sneak Peek!

This summer, the Oval Lawn Series hosted the incomparable Cuban jazz drummer and composer Dafnis Prieto and his sextet during our July 24 show. While audiences were treated to a thrilling set by Prieto and his ensemble, NHC Group Media was also onsite capturing footage of our show for a new documentary based on the… Read more

Blog Kids

October 17, 2013

Fall Kids Fest – THIS SATURDAY!

Fall Kids Fest is this Saturday, October 19 and we invite you and especially your little ones to join us for our FREE fall festivities. Join us this Saturday in Madison Square Park with our partners Time Out Kids from 11am to 2pm for fun and excitement with live music, pumpkins, arts and crafts, games,… Read more


October 9, 2013

Out with a BANG!

Madison Square Park was treated to an incredibly lively performance this past Saturday for the final installment of The Studio Series. Coming from Knoxville, Tennessee, The Black Lillies played one of the most rocking Studio sets the park has ever hosted. Their strong guitar parts coupled with tight, driving drums and smooth bass lines highlighted the… Read more


October 3, 2013

A Conversation with Carrie Elkin

Carrie Elkin, renowned singer, songwriter and musician, has been actively performing since the mid-1990s. Her rich musical history and experience are woven into her responses in the Mad. Sq. Park Team’s conversation with Carrie Elkin. Carrie Elkin & Her Greats perform Saturday, October 5 at 3pm as part of Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series… Read more


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


October 1, 2013

The Kokomo Blues and Folk Tunes

In yet another gorgeous day on the gravel, Mad. Sq. Park was treated to enchanting music this past Saturday with ol’fashioned Louisiana blues by Luke Winslow-King & His Band and harmonic folk tunes with Brother Sun. Accompanied by Cassidy Holden on bass and Esther Rose on vocals and washboard, Winslow-King & His Band certainly delivered… 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


August 12, 2013

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