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Lincoln Center Out of Doors – Free Shows

This July and August, Lincoln Center will begin their Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival. Come experience more than 100 FREE performances and shows. The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is, as its titled states, out doors! The festival will take place on the plazas of Lincoln Center.

Come experience great FREE shows in New York City. There is always something for everyone to enjoy and its open to all ages. Best of all they are ALL free performances! So there is no excuse to miss out on the fun. The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is the perfect thing to enjoy during this summer. So have come have fun in NYC with your loved ones. This is sure to be a fun and enjoyable festival.

Food will be available in addition to the performances, so do not worry about being hungry! The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is the perfect event to enjoy with friends, family, and our significant others!

Lincoln Center 2011 Schedule

Sun Jul 31 2:00
FAMILY DAY
RHYTHM AND ROOTS 360
DJONIBA DANCE & DRUM CENTRE, ABADÁ‑CAPOEIRA, KR3T’S, AND FULL CIRCLE SOULJAHS

Presented in association with Full Circle Productions

Family Day is sponsored by Disney

Hearst Plaza
Sun Jul 31 3:30
FAMILY DAY
STAX MUSIC ACADEMY

Presented in association with the Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Hearst Plaza
Sun Jul 31 5:00
FAMILY DAY
VY HIGGINSEN’S GOSPEL FOR TEENS
Hearst Plaza
Sun Jul 31 7:00
MAVIS STAPLES
THE RELATIVES (New York debut)
Damrosch Park Bandshell
Sun Jul 31 9:30
EIKO & KOMA: WATER (world premiere)
Conceived and performed by EIKO & KOMA
Music composed and performed by ROBERT MIRABAL
Paul Milstein Pool, Hearst Plaza
Tue Aug 2 7:30
FILM SCREENING: STAX/VOLT REVUE: LIVE IN NORWAY
David Rubenstein Atrium
Wed Aug 3 6:30
ASPHALT ORCHESTRA
Plazas throughout Lincoln Center
Wed Aug 3 7:30
TREY MCINTYRE PROJECT (TMP) &
PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND:
MA MAISON and THE SWEETER END (New York premiere)

Trey McIntyre Project (TMP) is presented with support from the
Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Damrosch Park Bandshell
Thu Aug 4 6:30
RAYA BRASS BAND
Broadway Plaza
Thu Aug 4 7:30
MALKIT SINGH
DENGUE FEVER
Damrosch Park Bandshell
Fri Aug 5 6:30
KID LUCKY feat. ALFONSO CID and ISABEL DEL DIA
Josie Robertson Plaza
Fri Aug 5 7:30
BASSAM SABA & THE NEW YORK ARABIC ORCHESTRA
ESPÍRITU GITANO AND FRIENDS
Damrosch Park Bandshell
Sat Aug 6 12:00
LA CASITA
Music and spoken word performances
Featuring ASH (Æ), BODOMA AND THE GARIFUNA CULTURE BAND, DOUGLAS KEARNEY, ENRIQUETA LUNEZ, FELIPE LUCIANO, FLYING WORDS PROJECT: PETER COOK AND KENNY LERNER, GOWRI K, JOAQUIN ZIHUATANEJO, JUSTIN LONG-MOTON, MAYDA DEL VALLE, MIKAEL MUTTI AND PERCUSSIVO MUNDO NOVO, OBA IRE, PHIL KAYE, SOFIA REI, and STACEYANN CHIN
MC: RICH VILLAR

La Casita is sponsored by PepsiCo.

Produced in cooperation with Claudia Norman, Claudia Norman Management

Enriqueta Lunez is presented with additional support from the
Mexican Cultural Institute.

Hearst Plaza
Sat Aug 6 6:30
NATURAL EXPRESSION RHYTHM BAND
Josie Robertson Plaza
Sat Aug 6 7:30
GRUPO FOLKLORICO Y EXPERIMENTAL NUEVAYORQUINO
FRANÇOIS LADREZO & ALKA OMEKA
Damrosch Park Bandshell
Sun Aug 7 1:00
HERITAGE SUNDAY:
EL OTRO LADO DEL COLOMBIA /
THE OTHER SIDE OF COLOMBIA
SEXTETO TABALÁ (U.S. debut)
DIEGO OBREGÓN Y GRUPO CHONTA
REBOLÚ

Presented in association with the Center for Traditional Music and Dance

Hearst Plaza Stage
Sun Aug 7 3:00–8:00
LA CASITA

See artist line-up for August 6

Teatro Pregones,
571–575 Walton Avenue, The Bronx
Sun Aug 7 7:30
LIVE FROM THE CONTINENT
BLITZ THE AMBASSADOR
SPOEK MATHAMBO
IYADEDE

Presented in association with the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and Society HAE

Damrosch Park Bandshell
Tue Aug 9 7:30
FILM SCREENING: WATTSTAX
David Rubenstein Atrium
Wed Aug 10 6:00
SPIKE’S SIDESHOW
ADAM CARDONE, AURORA NEALAND & THE ROYAL ROSES, CHRISTINE LAVIN, DATA THE ROBOT & HEATHER KNIGHT, JEFF GROW, JONATHAN NOSAN, MAGIC BRIAN, MISS SATURN, NANCY THE THUNDERBOLT QUEEN, OZ PEARLMAN, RINGMISTRESS PHILOMENA AND KINKO OF THE BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUSandWARD HALL
Plazas throughout Lincoln Center
Wed Aug 10 7:30
LAURIE ANDERSON with Rob Burger and Eyvind Kang
TODD REYNOLDS with Sxip Shirey, Adam Matta and Strings (debut)
with Caleb Burhans, Conrad Harris, Pauline Kim Harris, Yuki Numata, Courtney Orlando, and Ben Russell
Damrosch Park Bandshell
Thu Aug 11 6:00
MARCHFOURTH MARCHING BAND
Josie Robertson Plaza
Thu Aug 11 7:00
DAVID DORFMAN DANCE featuring THE FAMILY STONE:
PROPHETS OF FUNK
CONCERT EDITION (world premiere)*
DEBO BAND with special guests FENDIKA

* Funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Harkness Foundation for Dance.

Damrosch Park Bandshell
Fri Aug 12 6:30
CHINESE AMERICAN ARTS COUNCIL MARTIAL ARTS SOCIETY:FROM CHINATOWN WITH LOVE

Presented in association with the Chinese American Arts Council

Damrosch Park Bandshell
Fri Aug 12 7:30
TAN DUN conducting the METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE:
THE MARTIAL ARTS TRILOGY

Presented in association with the Re Foundation and the Chinese American Arts Council

Damrosch Park Bandshell
Sat Aug 13 2:00
28TH ANNUAL ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
ABIGAIL WASHBURN
SID SELVIDGE AND SONS OF MUD BOY
SUN RECORDS ORAL HISTORIES
Hearst Plaza
Sat Aug 13 5:00
28TH ANNUAL ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
EBONY HILLBILLIES
Josie Robertson Plaza
Sat Aug 13 6:00
28TH ANNUAL ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES
TRIBUTE TO SUN RECORDS
with SONNY BURGESS & THE LEGENDARY PACERS, COWBOY JACK CLEMENT, RUDY “TUTTI” GRAYZELL and HAYDEN THOMPSON
DAILEY AND VINCENT

The Roots of American Music Festival is sponsored by Toyota

Damrosch Park Bandshell
Sun Aug 14 2:00
28TH ANNUAL ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
SOUL TO SOUL: STAX’S AL BELL and MELVIN VAN PEEBLES
DIXIE FRIED—THE LIFE & MUSIC OF JIM DICKINSON
David Rubenstein Atrium
Sun Aug 14 5:00
28TH ANNUAL ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
STEVE CROPPER AND FRIENDS: TRIBUTE TO THE “5” ROYALES(New York debut)
with BETTYE LAVETTE, ELLIS HOOKS, and DYLAN LEBLANC
THE BAR-KAYS
NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS DUO
BIG SAM’S FUNKY NATION

The Roots of American Music Festival is sponsored by Toyota

Damrosch Park Bandshell