Summer Concert

NYBG Summer Concert Series:
An American Tribute

June 22, July 13 & 27

This year’s series pays tribute to a great American city, a great American humanitarian, and a great American composer. With the glass-domed Conservatory as the backdrop, this innovative series developed in collaboration with Catskill Jazz Factory and Absolutely Live Entertainment presents three themed evenings showcasing today’s dynamic jazz talent.

Bring your blankets and low-back chairs and enjoy the best seat in the house on the scenic Conservatory Lawn. Before and after each concert, stroll through the exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’i

Evening Schedule

5 p.m. | Doors Open
7–8:30 p.m. | Concert
8:30–10:30 p.m. | Exhibition Viewing

NYBG Shop open until 9 p.m.

Ticket Information

Non-Member $48 / Member $43
Summer Concert Series pass including all three concerts: Non-Member $129 / Member $114

Advance purchase recommended. Events are rain or shine.


Includes Corporate and Patrons

Summer Concert Series artist

Salute to the Crescent City: New Orleans at 300

June 22

Master New Orleanian clarinetist Evan Christopher celebrates the Crescent City’s tri-centennial year and unparalleled musical imprint.

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Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Song

July 13

Leading vocalist Brianna Thomas, joined by trombone legend Wycliffe Gordon, honors the life and legacy of Dr. King through the music of Mahalia Jackson, Nina Simone, and others.

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Old, New, & Blue: A Tribute to George Gershwin

July 27

A big band tribute to George Gershwin’s groundbreaking masterwork “Rhapsody in Blue,” featuring Dominick Farinacci.

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