Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Boricua Legends

boricualegends.jpgSeptember 3, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Salsa Dura/Bailable

Boricua Legends, created by world-renowned percussionist and producer, Pedro “Pocholo” Segundo, is comprised of world-class musicians and singers that cater to an audience that enjoys dancing to the rhythms of salsa dura.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Anthony Morgan Gospel Ensemble

anthonymorgangospel.jpgAugust 27, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Gospel

Led by the former lead singer of the internationally known Harlem Gospel Choir, the Anthony Morgan Gospel Ensemble presents music that transcends and transforms the human spirit.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Dr. Mambo and the Experience Ensemble

drmamboexperienceAugust 20, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

African Cuban Caribbean Jazz

Dr. Mambo and the Experience Ensemble is a Caribbean jazz band with an international mindset. Expect to hear African-Caribbean jazz music featuring rhythms from around the world.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Chico Alvarez & The Palomonte Orchestra

chicoalvarezpalomonteorchestraAugust 13, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Salsa

Ernest “Chico” Alvarez Peraza is a Cuban-American vocalist and bandleader. Chico has actively been performing Afro-Cuban and Latin American music for the past 50 years, and has been awarded for his contributions to the musical art-form known as Latin Jazz.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Reuben Wilson Combo Quartet

reubenwilsonAugust 6, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Jazz

Reuben Wilson was one of few soul-jazz organists to emerge in the late 1960s. His records have been sampled by artists in the newly emerging acid jazz and jazz-rap genres.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: The Chris Black Experience

chrisblackexperienceJuly  30, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

R&B/Soul

The Chris Black Experience combines instrumental and vocal soul, jazz, and funk. They’ve worked with industry greats in every genre of music, from Regina Belle to Les McCann.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring the lakeside views. All ages are welcome.

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Ola Fresca

olafrescaJuly 16, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Tropical Latin Salsa

Ola Fresca brings a Latin sound directly from Brooklyn. The band weaves musical bridges connecting Cuban son, salsa, timba, and funk.

Sundays, June 18, 2017 – September 3, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues)

FREE