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B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

Year Round

237 West 42nd Street, Manhattan
Times Square.
The Club features world-class musical entertainment and a full Southern style menu in both the Showcase Room and Lucille's Bar and Grill. In Lucille's, named for B.B. King's famous guitar, you can eat and listen to free live music every night at 8pm.   Saturdays at noon, come for Beatles Brunch featuring tribute band Strawberry Fields. Sundays, Gospel Brunch rocks the house at 1:30pm.

Tickets for the Showcase Room acts can be purchased online, through Ticketmaster and at the box office.  The Club has headlined some of the best musicians of the recent era: B.B. King, Gregg Allman and Friends, Brian Wilson, George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars, Etta James, Erykah Badu, Macy Gray, Peter Frampton, Better than Ezra, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Dr. John, Robert Cray, the Roots, Ozomatli, Taj Mahal, Junior Brown, Wilson Pickett, Sonny Rollins, James Brown, Little Richard, The Pharcyde, the Radiators, the Neville Brothers, the Wailers, Lyricist Lounge, Steel Pulse, Buddy Guy, the Beach Boys, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Maceo Parker.  Need more cred?
Ticket prices:Shows vary in price.
Ticket info:Call Ticketmaster at 212-307-7171 to buy tickets over the phone, purchase tickets online or at the box office at the Club.
Good for:All
Hours:Open daily from 11am-1am for lunch, dinner, & drinks. Concert times vary but most shows begin at 8pm and 10:30pm . Doors open at 6pm for most shows. Call the box office for information or check the website for specific times.
Phone:(212) 997-4144
Subway:N, Q, R, W stop at Times Square. 1,2,3, 7 stop at Times Square. The A, C and E stop at Port Authority. Take the 4,5,6 to Grand Central and then take the shuttle to Times Square.
Bus:M104, M27, M42, M6, M7 all stop in the Times Square area. M10, M16, M20 stop at Port Authority. Walk East on 42nd Street to club.
Parking on site:No
Park at 250 West 43rd street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) to get a reduced rate. Bring your parking lot ticket stub to the B.B. King Box Office for validation.
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Bargemusic Concerts at Fulton Ferry Landing


Year Round

Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn
This season listen to works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Dvorak and more Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday nights plus Sunday afternoon performances. 
Bargemusic Presents: “Music in Motion”
Every SATURDAY afternoon at 3 pm. Admission FREE
Neighborhood Family Concerts  every Saturday at 3pm are free.  Come for a one hour performance, including a Q & A session with the musicians (no intermission)
September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26

The concerts begin at 3 pm. Doors open at 2:30 pm. The program is announced at the performance. NO reserved seating.
If you are in town over Thanksgiving, you can hear a concert on Thanksgiving night as well as on Friday and Staurday nights and Sunday afternoon of Thanksgiving weekend.
November 24 • Thursday, 8 pm
Masterworks Series
Complete Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonatas, Part III
Beethoven Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer"
Beethoven Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96
Mark Peskanov, violin, Gerald Robbins, piano

November 25 • Friday, 8 pm
Here and Now Series
Program includes works by Dello Joio, and Ligeti
Bill Wolfram, piano

November 26 • Saturday, 8 pm and  November 27 • Sunday, 3 pm
Masterworks Series
Haydn Divertimento in D major (arr. for cello and piano by Piatigorsky)
Grieg Sonata in C minor, Op. 45, for violin and piano
Dvorak Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90 "Dumky"
Mark Peskanov, violin, Evan Drachman. cello, Doris Stevenson, piano

Seats are assigned in order of phone call or email. Get your reservations in early.
Ticket prices:Adults $35, Seniors $30, Full-time students with ID $15
Ticket info:For reservations, please call 718-624-2083 or 718-624-4061 with Visa or Mastercard or email Tickets at the door are cash or check only. Seats are assigned in the order that reservations are received.  Check the Concert Calendar for complete details.
Good for:All
Times:Evening performances begin at 8pm; Sunday afternoon performances start before sundown at 3pm.
Bargemusic offers year-round performances of chamber music in the unique setting of a refitted coffee barge anchored under the Brooklyn Bridge. The 1896 former coffee barge is a permanently anchored floating concert hall at Fulton Ferry Landing at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Founder and Director Olga Bloom has presented chamber music since 1977 in an incredibly beautiful spot. The wood paneled room provides first class acoustics and the views of Manhattan and the East River make this a wonderful holiday music destination.
Phone:(718) 624-4061
Subway:A to the High Street station. Use the Fulton Street Exit. Walk downhill on Cadman Plaza West to the East River, 3 blocks to the Fulton Ferry Landing. F train to the York Street station. Go right on Jay to Front Street. Go left on Front Street. Turn right at Old Fulton St. and walk downhill to the river and the Fulton Ferry Landing. #2 or 3 to Clark Street station. Walk west on Clark Street to Columbia Heights. Turn right and walk downhill to the end of the street. Bargemusic is on the left in the River.
Bus:B25 to Furman Street (last stop). Or transfer from B41 and B38 (and others) to B25 at Borough Hall and continue on the Furman Street. Walk towards Brooklyn Bridge to the Fulton Ferry Landing.
Other:By WaterTaxi: Schedule varies. Call 212.742.1969.
Parking on site:No
Bargemusic's parking lot is closed to accomodate construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Until further notice, use the free valet parking at Pete's Downtown (at the end of Old Fulton Street). There are also parking garages and metered street parking in the area.

Events at BAM

Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM

Year Round

30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
Peter J. Sharp Building.
BAM's mission is to be the preeminent progressive performing and cinema arts center of the twenty-first century. An ever changing roster of film, dance, opera, theater and mixed media performance welcome fansall season long.    BAMcafé Live weekend music performances, artist talks, visual art, and literary events. Avant-grade and progressive presentations are the hallmark of the century and a half old institution.
Ticket prices:Main Stage Shows - $20 -$85. BAMCinematek - $12. BAMCafe Live - Free.
Ticket info:Go to the BAM Calendar online and select a show.
Good for:All
Hours:Show times vary.
Phone:(718) 636-4100
Phone:(718) 636-4100
Subway:2, 3, 4, 5, B, Q to Atlantic Avenue. C to Lafayette Avenue. G to Fulton Street. N, R, D, M to Pacific Street.
Bus:B25, B26, B41, B45, B52, B63, B67 stop within a three block radius of BAM.
Train:LIRR to Flatbush Avenue train station.
Other:Take the BAM bus from mid-town Manhattan an hour before show time for a relaxing ride/show combination. RESERVATIONS: 718.636.4100
Parking on site:No
Public parking lot across the street on Lafayette Avenue.
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Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Year Round

Columbus Circle, Manhattan
The Frederick P. Rose Hall is the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle (60th and Broadway) .When you are attending an event, look for the JAZZ elevators on the ground floor of the Shops at Columbus Circle, located at the northern end of the Time Warner Center. Elevators are across from Hugo Boss.
There are three main music performance venues: the Rose Theater, with 1,233 seats, The Allen Room, with 483 seats, boasting a 50 by 90-foot window overlooking Central Park and Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, with 140 seats, an intimate jazz space named for Dizzy Gillespie.
Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, famed jazz musician, presents a variety of world-class jazz. For tickets go online to the Jazz at Lincoln Center tickets link.
Ticket prices:Rose Theater Tickets are: $30, $50, $75, $95 or $120
Ticket info:Box Office -Broadway at 60th Street (Ground Floor) Mon-Sat 10am-6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) Sun Noon-6pm (or 30 minutes past curtain) CenterCharge 212-721-6500
Good for:All
Phone:(212) 258-9800
Phone:(212) 258-9800
Subway:A, B, C, D, #1 to 59th Street/Columbus Circle.
Bus:M5, M7, M10, M11 and M104 bus lines stop within one block of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Parking on site:No
Public Parking garages are on West 60th Street.

Late Night with Jimmy Fallen

Rockefeller Center

Year Round

30 Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan
Between 49th and 50th Streets and between 5th Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas (aka Sixth Avenue).
NBC Studios inside 30 Rock.
Comedian Jimmy Fallen hosts the late, later show taped at Rockefeller Center's NBC Studios.  Special guests from the worlds of music, cinema, TV and pop culture join Jimmy weeknights.

The show is pre-taped on weeknights and airs later at 12:35am on NBC stations.

In addition to regular audience tickets, there is a special audience seating area called the "Band Benches" set aside for HUGE fans of musical guests appearing on the show. Fans sitting on the Band Benches will be given the exclusive chance to come down to the studio floor and surround the musical guest during their performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Visit to learn more.

And if you still can't get tickets, did you know that every day Jimmy runs through jokes with a rehearsal audience? Rehearsal tickets are handed out starting at 11:30 am at the Tour Desk inside the NBC Experience Store located at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City (49th St. between 5th and 6th Avenues). At 1:30 pm additional tickets are handed out by the Late Night show interns inside the NBC Experience Store. If you're unable to get tickets either of those times, you can check in at 3:20 pm on the Mezzanine level of 30 Rock to see if there are any additional seats available for the day's rehearsal.

Information about last minute ticket openings are on Late Night's Twitter updates. For standby tickets, arrive no later than 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the taping under "NBC Studios" marquee on the 49th Street side of 30 Rockefeller Plaza (GE Building). Only one ticket will be issued per person. A standby ticket does not guarantee admission.
Ticket info:Call 212-664-3056.  For complete information about tickets, stand-by tickets and "band benchers" click here.  Tickets are booked about one month in advance.  You can request up to four tickets, once every six months.
Good for:All
Must be 17 years old; bring photo ID.
Times:Shows are occasionally taped several days in advance, and in certain weeks the show is dark and re-runs will be airing. If you plan on trying to obtain a standby ticket, please call our ticket line the night before to confirm that a show is taping.
Phone:(212) 588-8600
Subway:B, D, F, V trains to 47th and 50th Street/Rockefeller Center station. N, R W to 49th Street station put you in the western end of the underground Rockefeller Center concourse. At the south end of the concourse, you can reach the subway station at 6th Avenue and 47th Street . From here emerge on 6th (near Radio City Music Hall) or continue underground eastward towards the skating rink at Rockefeller Plaza.
Bus:M1, M2, M3, M4 and M5 go right past Rockefeller Center. Get off at 49th or 50th Street. M6, M7, M27, M50, Q32 also intersect Rockefeller Center.
Parking on site:No
Public garages nearby.
On the underground concourse level, the same level as the ice rink. They are clean, with 20 stalls and are next to the restaurant called 'Witchcraft' and the Swarovski Crystal store.

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