Despite the summer travel season being in full effect, several New Yorkers are opting to enjoy the warm weather right here in the city. With so much to do throughout Manhattan’s most popular boroughs, it’s easy to understand why. This week’s CORE Staycation provides a list of some of the most buzzed about musical attractions happening around town this weekend.
- Jazz legend Barbara Carroll takes the stage at Birdland NYC on Saturday July 19th. Doors open at 5:00pm.
- Paying homage to Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli, longtime impersonators Tommy Femia and Rick Skye perform at Hell’s Kitchen’s Don’t Tell Mama venue, in this entertaining performance on Saturday, July 19th.
- Boasting an all-star line-up of performers such as Judy Collins and Guy Davis, Lincoln Center will be hosting a night of celebration in remembrance of noted folk musicians and activists Pete and Toshi Seeger on Sunday, July 20th.
- Grammy-nominated songstress Sara Bareilles takes on New York City this Saturday at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
- Philadelphia-born singer-songwriter Amos Lee and the musical group Lake Street Dive join forces for this weekend’s installment of the summer series Celebrate Brooklyn! 2014 this Sunday at the Prospect Park Bandshell.