Open Arts LES

FABnyc is programming free outdoor arts events from April to October at multiple sites in the Lower East Side.  Full calendar listings below.

Arts on Avenue B
2 – 5pm Saturdays
Avenue B between 8th and 9th Streets

East 4th Street Open Street 
5 – 7pm Thursdays
East 4th between Bowery and Second Ave

Family Art Workshops
12 – 2pm Saturdays
Rivington Street Playground in Sara D Roosevelt Park

+ pop up events at M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden, Pier 35, and other LES sites

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East 4th Thursday, June 30
5-7pm:
Erli Perez Jazz
live Jazz music performance

Ave B Saturday, July 2
No FAB programming 

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East 4th Thursday, July 7
5-7pm:
Hillai Govreen Quartet
live Jazz music performance

Ave B Saturday, July 9
2:30pm: Ballet Folklorico Nueva Juventud
Mexican Folkloric dance performance and workshop – performing Jalisco and Pueblo. Stick around to learn a section/portion of one our songs ‘El jarabe Tapatio’ a.k.a The Mexican Hat Dance.
4pm: Alon Nechushtan Trio
live Jazz music performance 

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East 4th Thursday, July 14
5-7pm:
Judette Elliston Quartet
live Jazz music performance featuring songs from the Great American Songbook and traditional Haitian music, along with original compositions. 

Ave B Saturday, July 16
2-5pm: Lower East Side Community Culture Day
hosted by the Lower East Side Community Culture Council 

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East 4th Thursday, July 21
5-7pm:
Sonido Costeño
live musical performance –  fusion of Latin music and Salsa together with other World music

Ave B Saturday, July 23
2:30pm: Tilted Axes: Music for Mobile Electric Guitars
an orchestra of guitarists and percussionists led by post-rock composer/performer Patrick Grant. They perform original music untethered via mini-amps strapped over their shoulders.

4pm: Lauren Lee Trio
live jazz performance featuring the music of Pat Metheney, Wayne Shorter, Lauren Lee, and others. Performance features virtuosic melodic improvisation on groove-based music and will celebrate 3 new singles that are being released throughout the summer.

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East 4th Thursday, July 28
5-7pm:
Errold Lanier Jr Trio 
live jazz performance 

Ave B Saturday, July 30
2:30pm:
BombaYo
Cultural Response to Community. Celebrating and highlighting the traditions of Bomba, through dance, music, and song! 

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