Grab a bite from your favorite local lunchtime eatery and enjoy special performances by The New School for Jazz. Let these incredible artists provide the soundtrack for your meal while enjoying the park's beauty.

[Every Thu - 12 PM in West Side Seating Area at 16th Street]

June 14: Drew Anderson on Trumpet, Bryce Collins on Drums, Finn Carroll on Bass

June 21: Hattie Simmon on Vocals

June 28: Sergio Tabanico on Saxophone, Kewku Sumbry on Drums, Daniel Winshall on Bass

July 5: Daniel Winshall on Bass 

July 12: Nick Semenykhin on Guitar, Amir Bar Akiva on Drums, Finn Carrol on Bass

July 19: New School Jazz Trio

July 26: New School Jazz Trio

Aug 2: Noah Becker on Saxophone and Clarinet

Aug 9: Warren Galea on Guitar, Harry Smith on Drums, Jonah Pomerantz on Bass



Join us on the South Plaza's main stage for a new Dueling Performance each week. Two artists at the top of their trade will perform - YOU will determine who is the ultimate champion. Each week experience a different act from beat boxers, to DJs, to dancers, to drummers, a cappella singers and more.

[Every Thu - 5 PM on South Plaza]

For details on each performance, check out our full summer line-up.

June 14: Dueling Dancers with NYC Dance Week

June 21: Dueling Drag Queens with Screaming Queens

June 28: Dueling Beatboxers with The Beatbox House

July 5: Dueling Dancers with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company  

July 12: Dueling Tap Dancers with Tap City

July 19: Dueling A Cappella with Backtrack Vocals

July 26: Dueling Dancers with Gibney Dance Company

Aug 2: Dueling Drummers with Brooklyn Express Drumline

Aug 9:  Dueling DJs with W New York - Union Square