"In a city happily inundated with summertime cultural offerings, the SummerStage festival stands alone for its dizzying array of options, its local enthusiasm, and its general aura of awe." The New York Times


Maimouna Dance WEB

Maimouna Keita Dance Company / Master Class: Company Members

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marie Basse-Wiles and Olukose Wiles founded the Maimouna Keita School of African Dance, Inc. in 1983.The school is named in honor of Marie Basse-Wiles’ grandmother and is dedicated to preserving and sharing African culture and history with all whom embrace the culture….

Freedom Party WEB

Freedom Party® NYC 13 Year Anniversary

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Freedom Party® is the longest running, weekly, Friday-night party in NYC history. Winner of Papermag’s highly coveted award for “Best Party (People’s Choice)” and runner up in URB Mag’s “Best Party” (nationwide), Freedom was created in 2003 by Herbert Holler, DJ Cosi and Marc Smooth to provide a place for people from all walks of life to dance and be free. …

Everyday People WEB

Everyday People

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Everyday People is a rite of passage for anyone with discerning ears in New York City. Founded in 2012 by host Saada Ahmed, DJ mOma and chef Roblé Ali, Everyday People is a daytime affair that has since gone viral and was just voted Best Day Party 2015 by The Village Voice….

king sunny ade

King Sunny Adé / Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz / Rich Medina

July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

King Sunny Adé, a beloved Nigerian musician, is undisputedly the most popular artist in Nigeria and highly acclaimed as a world artist – appealing to music lovers across Africa and around the world….


Trouble Funk / Operator Emz

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Trouble Funk, a musical group born on the streets of Washington, D.C., is synonymous with the emergence of the non-stop, percussion driven, music called Go-Go. As the world wide ambassadors of this musical genre, Go-Go, a distant, but older cousin of Hip-Hop, Trouble Funk has taken their sound from the gritty streets of D.C. to the clubs of the nation and the festivals around the world for the past 30 plus years. …

George-Lamond WEB

George Lamond / DJ Lucho

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

George Lamond, in such short time, achieved global status and became the first Hispanic Freestyle solo artist to not only be fully recognized by the American music industry, but also crossed over to so many different markets ranging from adult contemporary, R&B, top 40, Dance, and Spanish….


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