Volume 74, Number 31 | December 08 - 14, 2004
PERFORMANCE CONCERTS / MUSIC
FREE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE Composer Harold Seletsky will captivate the audience with the premiere of his new works to be performed by West End Klezmorim, a swinging sextet, and the Lavender Light Gospel Choir, which is a gay and lesbian chorus. Sun, Dec. 5 at 2pm. Great Hall, 3 Cooper Square. Tickets are first-come, first-served. 212-684-3191.
SACRED SERVICE FOR THE SABBATH EVE As part of the Splendor of Florence festival, the Riverside Choral Society will perform a concert by Florentine composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. This performance on Sun, Oct. 10 at 2:30pm will mark the first time Sacred Service has been presented in the U.S. in nearly 30 years. Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. Free, donations suggested. Call 646-437-4202 for reservations.
FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERTS The Third Street Music School Settlement presents the Faculty Artist Series 2004-2005 with 28 free Friday night concerts. Begins Oct. 1st with Sibylle Johner (cello), Lucas Aleman (violin), and Adam Kent (piano) playing Hispanic Music Everywhere. Ages 6 and up. 7:30pm. 235 E. 11th St. 212-777-3240.
Abc no rio, 156 Rivington St., 212-254-3697: Call about current music shows at ABC, $10 cover.
BAGGOT INN, 82 W. Third St., 473-6658: Live Music Nightly, call for schedule, free-$5; Wed.Bluegrass Session, 8 p.m., no cover.
THE CAJUN, 129 Eighth Ave., 691-6174: Sun.-Live Jazz Brunch, noon-4 p.m.; Mon.-John Gills Jazz Kings, 8-11 p.m.; Tue.-Stanleys Washboard Kings, 8-11 p.m.; Wed.-Eddie Davs & his New Orleans Jazz Band, 8-11 p.m.; Thu.-Stan Rubins Swing Era Band, 8-11 p.m.; Fri.-Canal Street Dixieland Jazz & Blues Band, 8-11:30 p.m.; Sat.-The Red Onion Jazz Band, 8:30 p.m.-Midnight; no cover for all shows.
Castle clinton national monument, Battery Park City, 212-835-2789: Annual series of free music at this local monument, tickets distributed starting at 5 p.m. on the day of the show, series runs through August.
Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 486 Hudson St., 212-414-9419: Call about weekly concerts at the church.
City hall park, Battery Park City, 212-238-9000: Aug. 26-29-J & R Jazzfest, four day festival of jazz music, 5 p.m. nightly, free.
Housing works used book cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334-3324: Aug. 27-Jazz & the Spoken Word, music & poetry, 7 p.m., donation of books encouraged; call for details about the next monthly benefit concert, 7:30 p.m., $20.
National arts club, 15 Gramercy Park South, 212-222-3569: Call about current Live Music.
Pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts; Concerts begin at 7 p.m., $5-$12.
River to river 2004, various locations: Go to rivertoriver NYC.com for information on numerous free shows throughout the Summer season.