SummerStage at Soundview Park

SummerStage has been entertaining Bronxites all summer with concerts in Soundview Park. A couple of weeks back they hosted GrandWizzard Theodore, & Uptown Vinyl Supreme w/  DJ Perly, The B.O.O.M. (Bronx Organic Orchestra Melinated), and the Boogie Down All-Stars. Check out some photos from the show below:


NYC SummerStage - Grand Wizard Theodore - Soundview Park - NYC -

Photograph by Sean Jamar

NYC SummerStage - Grand Wizard Theodore - Soundview Park - NYC -

Photograph by Sean Jamar

DJ Sunny Cheeba - NYC SummerStage - Grand Wizard Theodore - Soun

Photograph by Sean Jamar


If you’re interested in checking out one of SummerStage’s free concerts in the city, click here.


Bronx SummerStage Schedule

I think one of the main reasons I look forward to summer in NYC is to take advantage of all of the awesome free things going on throughout the city. Case and point: SummerStage concerts! Check out the July 27-30 schedule below!

Thursday, July 27th from 7PM –9PM – Made in the Bronx presented by BAAD!

  • Modern, folk, flamenco and house dance from Bronx artists. Dance workshop 7pm for all ages and levels with Sekou McMiller, popular New York-based dancer and choreographer heating up the stage with his Contemporary Latin Fusion class that he has taught to students around the world.

Friday July 28th from 7PM – 9PM – La India

  • Legendary South Bronx Princess of Salsa, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter of salsa and house music. There will also be a all ages and levels salsa workshop at 6PM in St Mary’s Park / performance at 7PM

Saturday July 29th from 5PM – 7PM – Frankie Negrón

  • Salsa’s next definitive voice effortlessly blends tradition with pop, rock and reggaetón. There will also be percussion and dance workshops at 4PM in St Mary’s Park / performance at 5PM

Sunday, July 30th from 5PM –7PM – Lisa Lisa

  • 80s superstar who brought freestyle to the mainstream with hits like I Wonder if I Take You Home. 

Party all summer long to celebrate Fania Records’ 50th Anniversary!

There’s no excuse to be bored in NYC- especially in the summer. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Fania Records teamed up with Summerstage and Remezcla to put on free shows in all five boroughs this summer. Check out the line up for the Bronx and Washington Heights below:


SummerStage Events:

  • June 24 – The New Swing Sextet at Crotona Park
  • July 8– Tony Vega at Saint Mary’s
  • July 9 – Jose Alberto “El Canario” at Saint Mary’s
  • July 10 – Domingo Quinones at Saint Mary’s
  • July 11 – Ballet Hispanico’s second company, BHdos at Saint Mary’s Park


Armada Fania Events:

APT 78 (4447 Broadway, Washington Heights)

  • June 26: DJ Christian Mártir & Guest, Sucio Smash
  • June 28: Dura (Radio Buschwick), Bio Ritmo with DJs Christian Martir, E’s E, and Monk-One
  • July 10: Uptown Jazz Festival at Ft. Tryon park (5PM-8PM) Performance by Mobius Collective
  • July 10: Pa’lante NYC (Uptown Jazz Festival After party)
  • August 28: Pa’Lante NYC with guest DJ Christian Mártir  + Guest