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Dueling Performances [Dueling DJs]
Aug
10
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Dueling DJs]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Two artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is.

Meet your Dueling DJs: Tom Macari vs. B.Mills. Since the age of 14, Macari has been showcasing his talents around New York City, spinning for clubs, the Yankees and even Cameron Diaz, with impeccable live sets every time. Also an NYC native, Mills has built his name with his infectious DJing style and energetic performances. You may have heard his seamless transitions alongside top industry DJs including Lil Jon and Jesse Marco. Don't miss this live dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

 

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Dueling Performances [Peridance Contemporary Dance Company]
Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Peridance Contemporary Dance Company]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is.

New York City’s Peridance Contemporary Dance Company has been a powerhouse of energetic and evocative dance since 1984. Operating from its home at the renowned Peridance Capezio Center at Union Square, the Company’s domestic and international tours has brought contemporary dance to over 45,000 audience members around the globe. Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Dueling Performances [Gibney Dance]
Jul
27
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Gibney Dance]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is.

Join Gibney Dance Company's stunning professional artists for an afternoon of dynamic contemporary dance choreographed by Artistic Director Gina Gibney. Utilizing both the strength of rigorous physicality and the tenderness of intimate gestures, this full-time company of dancers is constantly re-imagining the impact that dance and movement can have in today's society —in the studio, on stage, and in the community. Watch the dueling performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Dueling Performances [Electric Violinists]
Jul
20
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Electric Violinists]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Two artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is.

Renown electric violinists Asher Laub and Joe D have performed their high-energy dueling performance for millions across four continents, and in some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Madison Square Garden, and Lincoln Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to see these rock stars in action. Watch the performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Dueling Performances [Tap Dancers]
Jul
13
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Tap Dancers]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion of their art. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is.

Celebrate Tap City in Union Square as four incredible tap dancers battle it out. We welcome to the stage Caleb Teicher & Company (CT&Co) vs. Sarah Reich's Tap Music Project. CT&Co presents new work the blends traditional American dance forms in a modern context, while the Tap Music Project focuses on tap as a percussive instrument. Prepare to be tapping your feet to this fantastic match up. Watch the performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Dueling Performances [Beatboxers]
Jul
6
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Beatboxers]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Two artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is. 

Based out of New York City, The Beatbox House is a collective of the most talented and diverse beatboxers in the United States. Hailing from all over the country, The Beatbox House looks to push the boundaries of what is possible with the human voice. Prepare for awe-inspiring performance as they battle it out on the main stage. Watch the performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

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Dueling Performances [Guitarists]
Jun
29
5:00 PM17:00

Dueling Performances [Guitarists]

Join us on the South Plaza’s main stage for a dueling performance. Two artists at the top of their trade will perform their best work to determine who is the ultimate champion. The judge? YOU. Each week experience a different performance – pianists, electric violinists, guitarists, beat boxers, DJs, dancers, artists and more – and decide who the dueling performance champion is.

New York Guitarist John Schmitt, one of New York City's best young storytellers, battles it out on the main stage with Guitarist Bryan Dunn. Join us to see Schmitt's folk-meets-soul style match up against Dunn's class roots rock. Watch the performance on Union Square’s South Plaza (near 14th Street).

 

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Peridance Performance
Aug
11
5:00 PM17:00

Peridance Performance

Enjoy a performance by Peridance at the stage on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Rooted in the Union Square area, Peridance Capezio Center offers adults dance classes including Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Body Conditioning, House, Salsa and African Based, in all levels including absolute beginner. 

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Peridance Presents Hip-Hop Lessons with Janelle Cambridge
Jul
28
5:00 PM17:00

Peridance Presents Hip-Hop Lessons with Janelle Cambridge

Peridance Presents Hip-Hop Lessons with Kim Holmes at the stage at Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Rooted in the Union Square area, Peridance Capezio Center offers adults dance classes including Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Body Conditioning, House, Salsa and African Based, in all levels including absolute beginner. 

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Peridance Presents Hip-Hop Lessons with Kim Holmes
Jul
14
5:00 PM17:00

Peridance Presents Hip-Hop Lessons with Kim Holmes

Peridance Presents Hip-Hop Lessons with Kim Holmes at the stage at Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Rooted in the Union Square area, Peridance Capezio Center offers adults dance classes including Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Body Conditioning, House, Salsa and African Based, in all levels including absolute beginner. 

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Third Street Music School Performance
Jul
7
5:00 PM17:00

Third Street Music School Performance

Enjoy the Third Street Music School performance at the stage on Union Square's South Plaza (near 14th Street). Third Street Music School Settlement is the nation's longest-running community music school, offering students of all ages and abilities the opportunity to become the best musicians, dancers, singers and composers that they can be. 

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