Highlight: Harlem Meer Performance Festival


Harlem Meer Performance Festival

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

Presented by Chase

Sundays, June 21 through September 6, 2009
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Conservancy for the 2009 season of this popular concert series that features the best in local emerging and established Latin, Jazz, World, and Gospel artists.

Performances take place at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues, inside the Park). Please call 212-860-1370 for more information.

June 21 Féraba (African)

June 28 Jazz Museum in Harlem All Star Big Band (Jazz)
*Co-presented by the Jazz Museum in Harlem

July 5 Caracumbe (Afro-Peruvian)

July 12 Los Soneros de Oriente (Cuban Son)

July 19 Alex Blake (Jazz)
– Special Concert at Conservatory Garden

July 26 Orlando Marin (Mambo)
– Preceded by a Latin Dance workshop with Nydia Ocasio at 1:00 pm

August 2 Harlem Blues and Jazz Band (Jazz)
– Preceded by a Swing Dance workshop with Loretta Abbot at 1:00 pm

August 9 Osei (African)
Co-presented by the Museum for African Art
– Preceded by an African Dance workshop with Yao Ababio at 1:00 pm

August 16 New Amsterdam Musical Association (Jazz)
Co-presented by the Museum for African Art

August 23 ¡Retumba! (Afro-Caribbean)

August 30 I.S. 143 Performance Ensemble (Salsa)

September 6 ARC Gospel Choir (Gospel)