Tag Archive for "music"


October 7, 2014

The Studio Series Recap: Dom Flemons & The Brain Cloud

Last Saturday was our fourth and final show of Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series 2014, and it could not have ended on a better note. The show kicked off with Western Swing act: The Brain Cloud. Their set featured dynamic vocals from Tamar Korn and a fantastic section of call and response interplay between Tamar’s… Read more


September 30, 2014

Studio Series Recap: Front Country • Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

The sun was out again, for what was a fantastic day to be in beautiful Madison Square Park. It seemed like the park goers agreed, because before the show started, hundreds of people were in the park to listen  to our performers’ soundcheck. Progressive Bluegrass band, Front Country, kicked off the show with an electrifying set of… Read more


September 23, 2014

Studio Series Recap: Aoife O’Donovan • Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day. A little bluegrass, a little folk rock, and a whole lot of sunshine made last Saturday a wonderful day outdoors in Madison Square Park. Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered in the south end of the park to watch Cahalen Morrison & Eli West kick off the show… Read more

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August 8, 2014

A Tim and The Space Cadets Adventure!

Tim and The Space Cadets closed out the Mad. Sq. Kids 2014 summer concert series yesterday morning with an awesome performance. Tim and The Space Cadets inspire kids to think about what they want to be and to go on an adventure in life. Their music is so much fun, filling their set with songs… Read more

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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds Rocked Out!

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds were rockin’ out last Wednesday for the final Oval Lawn Series concert of the summer season. The large crowd of eager fans were ready to kick back and dance the night away with their Calexico food and drinks in hand. Vocalist Arleigh Kincheloe (Sister Sparrow) was joined by her… Read more

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August 7, 2014

The Okee Dokee Brothers recap!

The Okee Dokee Brothers took the stage on the Oval Lawn today for our second to last Mad. Sq. Kids concert of the season. It was such a treat to have the Grammy Award winners perform Tuesday morning for all the kids in Mad. Sq. Park. The Okee Dokee Brothers are friends from Denver, Colorado,… Read more


August 4, 2014

Dom Flemons • The Brain Cloud

Dom Flemons Dom Flemons, called the “American Songster,” is not only a seasoned folk singer but a multi-instrumentalist (banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum and quills) who has played live for over one million people within the past three years alone. He has performed at a variety of festivals spanning countless musical… Read more


Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge • Front Country

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge Julian Lage is an American jazz musician, guitarist, composer and arranger who was the subject of an Academy Award nominated documentary, “Jules at Eight,” and was nominated for a Best Contemporary Jazz album Grammy in 2010. Chris Eldridge is a guitarist that has been at the frontline of the acoustic… Read more


Aoife O’Donovan • Morrison and West

Aoife O’Donovan Aoife O’Donovan is a versatile singer who has lent her voice to a range of genres from progressive neo-bluegrass to folk rock. Her work with the band Crooked Still “brings to traditional bluegrass a diversity of talent that is simply spectacular… Familiar tunes are suddenly brand-new, engaging, infused with intensity… ” (Bluegrass Unlimited)…. Read more


Suzy Bogguss • Miss Tess

Suzy Bogguss Suzy Bogguss, hailed one of country music’s most pristine and evocative vocalists, began her longstanding career in 1989 with a string of Top 10 singles with country radio staples such as “Outbound Plane,” “Drive South,” “Hey Cinderella,” “Letting Go” and “Aces.” Her career boasts not only more than a dozen albums (three of… Read more