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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


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 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 17, 2013

Studio Kickoff Success!

Last Saturday we kicked off the 2013 Studio Series with the incredibly talented duo Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. They warmed our hearts with perfect harmonies and stage chemistry. Audience members were treated to a beautiful autumn afternoon on the lawn, a rare occurrence for the Studio Series, as well as the rich and meaningful… 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


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

Blog Music

August 9, 2013

Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk

Last night we were joined in the park by none other than Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, and they brought some serious funk to the park. Hailing from New Orleans, this band stayed true to vintage funk roots while taking the music to new heights. Featuring  Ivan Neville on vocals, B3 and Clav, Tony Hall and Nick… Read more


Shine and the Moonbeams!

Yesterday morning Shine and the Moonbeams played our final kids show of the summer, and they were amazing as always. Shine and the Moonbeams have an incredible sound, something so grooving and soulful that the adults enjoyed the show as much as the kids did. Their combination of deep soul grooves, R&B and well written… Read more