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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

Jul 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm

| Free

Accordions Around the World
5:00pm – 7:15pm | Throughout Park
Take a cross-cultural musical journey – from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more – with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Accordionists play throughout the park at 5pm, and at 6pm, a band with a different infectious, global beat performs each week on the Fountain Terrace.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana’s List.

Accordionists, 5-6pm
Art Now, Blues, pop and standards
Brooke Watkins, French musette and American jazz standards
George Saenz, Tex-Mex and soul groove
The Dolomites (Stevhen K. Iancu), tribal fusion from Japan and Romania
Kenny Margolis, zydeco and blues
Melinda Fields, Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian traditional music

Band, 6-7:15pm
Cumbiagra

Rafa Gomez, bass
Sebastian Lopez, accordion
Natalia Perez, voice/minor percussion
Jules Belmont, guitar
George Saenz, trombone/accordion

Largely inspired by cumbia, the Colombian dance style, this Brooklyn-based musician collective has been hosting legendary dance parties throughout New York, Mexico and beyond since 2008.

Details

Date:
Jul 22, 2014
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/calendar.html?date=2014-07-20

Organizer

Bryant Park

Venue

Bryant Park