Tree Lighting Ceremony with Bettye LaVette and In Transit’s Justin Guarini


Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square, New York’s largest holiday festival, will kick off on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 5:30pm with the Upper West Side’s Tree Lighting Ceremony at Dante Park on Broadway between 63rd and 64th Streets. We are pleased to announce that three time Grammy nominee Bettye LaVette will join us to sing… View Article

Alicia Svigals – Klezmer Fiddle Express


Violinist/vocalist/composer Alicia Svigals is the world’s leading klezmer fiddler and a founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics.  She has worked with violinist Itzhak Perlman, the Kronos Quartet, playwrights Tony Kushner and Eve Ensler, poet Allen Ginsburg, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, singer-songerwriters Diane Birch, Debbie Friedman, Chava Albershteyn, Gary Lucas and Najma Akhtar,… View Article

Ikebe Shakedown


Ikebe Shakedown‘s (pronounced “ee-KAY-bay”) powerful instrumental soul takes “big unison horns, slinky bass lines, tight little guitar licks—and blends them with tasty grooves culled from ’70s-style horn-driven funk (WNYC Soundcheck).” The seven-piece band—named after a favorite Nigerian boogie record —formed in 2008 and has developed a mighty horn section anchored by tight, deep-pocketed grooves.   The… View Article