SUMMER kicks off in Long Island City with a lot of live music outdoors this weekend. The ‘Queens New Music Festival’ runs today thru Sunday on the Plaxall parking lot. Tomorrow we get Queens Rising at The Gantries with a number of free shows beginning at 3pm.[Read more…] about Big Live Music Weekend In Long Island City
Live at The Gantries
‘Live At The Gantries’ Has Returned To LIC
The gentleman says
‘Live music is better’ bumper stickers
Should be issued
All in favor of what he said
Signify by sayin’ “ay” Ay!
IN yet another sign that things are getting back to normal, ‘Live At The Gantries’ musical performances have returned to LIC this summer. Every Tuesday at 7pm thru August 24 a different band and a different genre will take the stage under the Gantries by 49th Avenue and Center Boulevard. By my estimation two-thirds of the bands are really good, one-third so-so and one-third awesome. Like I said, that’s an estimate, no guarantees, but the price is right and the setting perfect.[Read more…] about ‘Live At The Gantries’ Has Returned To LIC
Basketball & Belmont In LIC This Weekend
There are many signs this week of summer’s imminent arrival in LIC. The PS78Q Spring Fair on Center Boulevard is this Saturday, as is the 3rd Annual LIC Hoops Men’s Basketball Tourney. The latter is hosted by Gantry Plaza State Park on their 48th Avenue courts and will be followed on Sunday with a kids basketball tournament for boys and girls in grades 1 – 12. The line-up for ‘Live at The Gantries’ was released and the Metropolitan Opera announced their summer recital at Socrates Sculpture Park will be on June 17.[Read more…] about Basketball & Belmont In LIC This Weekend
JULY 4, WERE YOU THERE?
Woodstock ’69, were you there? How about Gantry 2018 for July 4? If you were you were among the masses as seemingly [Read more…] about JULY 4, WERE YOU THERE?
MANHATTANHENGE AND MOMA PS1 LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENTS = SUMMER
Where the banshees live and they do live well
Stonehenge! Where a man’s a man
And the children dance to the Pipes of Pan