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BCA’s Free Summer Salsa Concert

The Bronx Council on the Arts is excited to announce the return of our Free Summer Concert Series.

 

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BP Diaz Co-Hosts Element Of Hip-Hop Awards 2019

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Windows of Hip-Hop co-hosted their annual Element of Hip-Hop Awards at Pier 132 in Bronx....
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Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble To Host Holiday Dance Concert On December 16

The Lehman College and Community Latin Jazz Ensemble will celebrate the holiday season with a cabaret-concert program called "Que Pique el Invierno: Let the Winter be HOT!" along with a dance workshop on Sunday, December 16 in the Music Building on campus. Admission is free; donations are welcome....
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Lehman College, Lehman L.I.F.E. & Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Host 2018 Holiday Benefit Concert

The Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, Lehman College and the Lehman L.I.F.E. (Leaders Involved for Everyone) Program will close out the year with their 2018 Holiday Benefit Concert....
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Lehman College & Community Chorus To Present “A Winter Concert”

The Lehman College and Community Chorus, joined by the Lehman Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Diana Mittler-Battipaglia, will present “A Winter Concert” on Sunday, December 2 at the Lehman College Center for the Performing Arts....
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10th Annual Johnny Pacheco Latin Music & Jazz Festival

Guitarist (and former New York Yankees star) Bernie Williams, vibraphonist Mike Mainieri, and two Lehman College alums-singer-songwriter Enzo Taves and flutist Connie Grossman-will be among the special guests at the 10th annual Johnny Pacheco Latin Music and Jazz Festival, which Lehman College is presenting on Wednesday, November 14 through Friday, November 16....
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Lehman Chamber Players To Present Free Concert

The Lehman Chamber Players will present a concert featuring works by Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on Sunday, October 14 at 02:00 p.m. in the Music Building on the Lehman College campus. The concert is open to the public and admission is free; donations are welcome....
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Lehman College & Community Chamber Orchestra Present Free “Spring Concert”

The Lehman College and Community Chamber Orchestra will present “Pastorale—Masterworks for Orchestra Celebrating the Spring Season” on Wednesday, May 16, in the Music Building on the Lehman College campus. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and admission is free. (A donation is suggested.)...
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Lehman College Presents Spring Musical "When I Get To Where I’m Going ’18"

The Lehman College Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre and Dance presents its spring musical "When I Get to Where I’m Going ’18" on Thursday through Saturday, May 10-12. Admission to all five performances is free upon reservation....
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie To Perform At Chevy Court During The 2018 Great New York State Fair

Rising hip-hop star A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, will make his Great New York State Fair debut at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, September 2 on the Chevy Court stage, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner announced today....
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BP Diaz Hosts 2nd Annual Bronx Gospel Concert

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the second annual “Generation Fest…Bridging the Gap through Music” Bronx Gospel Concert at the Dreiser Loop Community Center in Co-op City....
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Summer Concerts At Lehman College

Summer’s coming!...
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Faculty Recital At Bronx House School For Performing Arts

Bronx House School for Performing Arts invites members, friends and community residents to its annual faculty recital on Saturday, March 3rd at 3:00 p.m. in the Bronx House auditorium....
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Celtic Nights - Oceans Of Hope

Just in time for the St. Patrick’s Day Season, "Celtic Nights", Ireland’s acclaimed showcase ensemble for music and dance, is returning to the US in 2018 for a coast-to-coast tour....
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Bronx Opera Announces Its 51st Season

The Bronx Opera has announced its 51st season....
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Cardi B Posted Her Location On Twitter, Invited Anyone Who Wanted To Fight Her

With fame comes a lot of pressure and unwarranted opinions, but Cardi B is not going to let the haters get her down....
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Celebrating The 100th Birthday Of Composer Leonard Bernstein

The Bronx Arts Ensemble (BAE) will celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Leonard Bernstein with a concert on Saturday, November 19th starting at 2 pm at Horace Mann Recital Hall, 231 West 246th Street in Bronx....
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie: Lovestruck Bronx Rapper Wants To Be Your Mirror

"Let's say you [are] going through something, and you tell me about it," says Bronx rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, sitting in a conference ...
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The Bronx: Fight For Your Rights

Four years on from their last album, the punks are back with their most politically-minded, angry and galvanising record to date....
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How We Got From A South Bronx Birthday Party To A Global Force

Many, many people with an internet connection, including yours truly, spent a fair amount of time on 11 August 2017 entranced by a Google Doodle....
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The Bronx In Focus

It is hard to imagine The Bronx having any sort of downtime. This is, after all, the band responsible for living one of the most disparate double lives in contemporary music, going between the fervour of their big-swinging punk anthems and the triumphant Mexican folk fanfare of Mariachi El Bronx. Even with several years removed from each of their respective albums, the two continued to tour in tandem right up to last year....
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Universal Hip-Hop Museum Projected To Bring Recording Studio, Virtual Graffiti Wall To Bronx

The Bronx’s planned Universal Hip-Hop Museum is expected to boast a recording studio, virtual graffiti wall and dozens of photos and records highlighting the music genre’s growth, according to co-chairman Kurtis Blow....
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Best Of The Bronx: Choir Sings National Anthem At Yankee Stadium

The Bronx's Highbridge Voices choir sang the national anthem Tuesday for Game 4 of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium....
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Princess Nokia And The Art Оf Doing What You Want

The New York rapper is a mainstay of the New York underground. Now she looks to what is next....
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Jazz Notes: Donald Byrd Street, Lana and Wendell, Tain Watts

It is a big deal when the arranger, composer and trumpeter Donald Byrd, a native of Detroit, is so loved and respected in New York that a street is named in his honor....
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Bronx Rapper Maliibu Miitch Releases New Single “Gwapamole”

Cardi B is not the only rapper from the birthplace of hip hop to pick up buzz in 2017....
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A$AP Twelvyy’s "Last Year Being Broke" Will Never Be Forgotten

A$AP Mob’s A$AP Twelvyy is one patient man. He has been carefully masterminding his debut album for years while his crew was paving a way for themselves in the music and fashion worlds....
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Smooky Margielaa

If you listened to A$AP Mob‘s Cozy Tapes, Vol. 2: Too Cozy, the one question you’re probably asking yourself when looking at the credits is who is Smooky MarGielaa?...
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Dirty Ike

Just a few short weeks ago, New York City’s very own Writers League put on their second annual “Forever Dope festival.” The fest itself featured a pretty solid line up of unsigned hype, ranging from all corners of the 5 boroughs....
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Bronx Summer Concert Series At Orchard Beach

The event is presented by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and will take place on Sunday, July 16th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The location of the event is Orchard Beach, Main Stage at Section 9....
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Celebrate Memorial Day With A Free Outdoor Concert

The Bronx Arts Ensemble presents its annual free Memorial Day Weekend Concert at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 pm. The program features favorite tango songs and movie music....
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Nader Mara's Solid Gold - Doo Wop & Rock'n'Roll Event Invite

It is our pleasure to invite you to Lehman Center for The Performing Arts' music event - Nader Mara's Solid Gold - Doo Wop & Rock'n'Roll....
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For This Musical Community, The Tiny Desk Contest Was An Excuse To Reunite

This year NPR Music held its third annual Tiny Desk Contest. We invited unsigned musicians from across the United States to submit videos of themselves performing original songs, and our panel of judges — including All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton — selected one winner to play a Tiny Desk concert here at NPR's offices....
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Romeo Santos Performs At Popup Concert

Latin bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced a free popup concert Friday at Morris High School, where he once was a student....
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The Bronx Wanderers In Las Vegas

On my recent visit to Las Vegas, I learned The Bronx Wanderers were performing in town from a friend and decided to give it a try....
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You Are Invited: S!NG 2017

The Bronx High School of Science invites you to S!NG 2017....
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Quintet Of The Americas To Present "Music & Mimosas" In Bronx

Quintet of the Americas woodwind ensemble will present "Music and Mimosas - A Concert Celebrating Nature" on Saturday, February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m. at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY....
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Kurtis Blow To Chair The Universal Hip Hop Museum In Bronx

Kurtis Blow is the Chairman of Bronx....
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Performance: The Wiz Performed By New York Black Arts

You are invited to this one-time special presentation, which will take place on Saturday, February 11, 2017, 7:30 p.m. ...
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Carnegie Hall Bronx Concerts Featuring Brown Rice Family

Carnegie Hall comes to Bronx! Join us for a special performance by the Brown Rice Family on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.....
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Bronx Emcee Cameron Jay Releases Visuals For “FWU”

[Breeding Ground] Cameron Jay released his first music video for single “FWU” featuring Philly’s own TruVocalz....
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Bronx Opera Company Celebrates 50 Years Of Bellowing Music

The Bronx Opera Company celebrates 50 years with some incredible music....
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Chamber Music Meets Jazz - Ted Rosenthal Trio & Bronx Arts Ensemble Join Forces

Ted Rosenthal, one of the leading Jazz Pianists of his generation, and the Bronx Arts Ensemble, the premier professional music organization in Bronx, join forces to create a unique musical experience featuring world class musicians, jazz, and classical selections....
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Announcing Bronx Salsa Fest 2016

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Protest To Honor The Anniversary Of Sandra Bland's Death

In solidarity with and continuation of the AAPF #SayHerName campaign, members of Girl Be Heard's performance collective will debut new work on the steps of City Hall this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 10: a.m., to commemorate Sandra Bland and the four other black women who lost their lives in police custody in July 2015....
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See Fat Joe Perform For Free In Bronx

Bronx native and hip-hop star Fat Joe will hold a free concert as part of this season’s lineup of Summer Stage shows....
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Legendary Jazz Pianist To Lead Concert Series At Riverdale Y

His creative arrangements make familiar tunes seem new, and he has taken jazz to a whole new level....
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Bronx Opera To Ring In The New Year With Albert Herring

The Bronx Opera - now in its 48th year - presents Benjamin Britten's comic opera about a town's discovery that their hunt for a virtuous soul amongst the masses provides only one name - the title character, Albert Herring....
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3BallMTY To Perform In Bronx

Mexico's famed three-man DJ collective, 3BallMTY (pronounced "Tribal Monterrey"), is bringing their Latin Grammy Award-winning sound to the Boogie Down on Friday, December 12, 2014....
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A Soprano Is Set To Sing Tenor At Manhattan College

A Soprano is going to sing tenor at Manhattan College. ...
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WILLS Unveils Debut Track

Based in Bronx, WILLS is a new artist specialising in murky but clear-headed synth pop, with soulful staples being rinsed with a maximalism-first approach....
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The 13-Year-Old Rapper From Bronx Who Is Better Than Most "Rappers"

The world is a horrible place. It's full of war, famine, destruction, poverty, and a new One Direction album....
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Maxine Ashley Inks Deal With Pharrell Williams' Record Label

A Clason Point native who is already a hit on YouTube has taken the next step on her rise to fame....
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Healthy Performance By Stitchie

Stitchie turned back the years at last Saturday's Big Bronx Bashment in New York City, treating fans to a full set of the hits that made him a dancehall force....
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Jennifer Lopez Takes Center Stage At 2014 World Cup Opening Ceremony

From Bronx in New York to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Jennifer Lopez has been taking international center stage coverage this past week. A Bronx, New York native; Lopez launched a premiere free concert for her hometown fans....
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The Living Legends Of Hip Hop Show

The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM), in collaboration with The South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO), Dancing in the Streets and The Mott Haven Merchants Association, are having THE SOUTH BRONX IGNITES, a major block party on June 14th, from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Lincoln Avenue between 134rd and Bruckner Boulevard. in Bronx, New York....
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TAYUTA Pilgrim To Perform At Bronx Art Exhibition

TAYUTA Pilgrim, a Japanese world music duo residing in Ghana are set to perform at the opening of “Tropic of Celebrants Installation” by famous mixed media sculptor and astrologer, Amir Bey, in Brook Park, Bronx, New York on June 14, 2014....
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J.Lo To Sing At World Cup After All

Not so fast: J.Lo is performing at the World Cup after all....
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JLo Returns To Bronx For State Farm Neighborhood Sessions

This summer, State Farm launches State Farm Neighborhood Sessions with the Bronx's own Jennifer Lopez, A.K.A. Jenny from the Block, who will perform for the first time ever in her hometown borough....
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Auditions For The Boys & Girls Choir Of Harlem

The Boys & Girls Choir of Harlem will be hosting auditions for a new generation of raw, untapped talent to cultivate and continue a musical legacy of greatness....
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Jose Feliciano To Perform At Lehman College

Known for timeless hits such as "Light My Fire" and "Feliz Navidad," Jose Feliciano will be in Bronx for a special performance this weekend. ...
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4th Annual Bronx Hip Hop Block Party

The Bronx Hip Hop Block Party is an annual hip hop festival that started May 2011 to pay homage to the birthplace of hip hop....
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Godz Chyld Drops Title Track Off Upcoming 'Forever' EP

Bronx up-and-comer Godz Chyld has recently a brand new EP, entitled Forever... and has released the title track single....
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HGR Compound Classic Bronx, NYC: Recap

Bronx was home for a Heineken Green Room two-part night of music and party with big-name DJ’s and music industry faces co-mingling with select HGR members....
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Romeo Santos Slots Yankee Stadium Gig

Born and raised in Bronx, Santos’ July 12 gig at the stadium will also make him the first Latin artist to perform on the New York Yankees’ home turf since the Fania All-Stars appeared at the original stadium more than 40 years ago....
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Singer Christopher Estrada

A Bronx native is working to make a name for himself as a performer, with a new single and a starring role in an independent film....
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People Of Note: Guitar Magic In Bronx

Those who have a passion for guitars will be in heaven on Sunday, February 9th at 3:00 p.m., when three exceptional guitarists bring their Guitar Passions to Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in Bronx. ...
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John Brackett Heats Up The Scene

Long time coming Bronx veteran, John Brackett has been making power moves for years. He has finally caught the attention of A&R Kanandez Epperson. Brackett, who was raised in the mean streets of New York embodies the fabric of his city within his music. Epperson was impressed by his eclectic style and delivery....
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Pusha T Announces North American & European Tour Dates

The Bronx MC will begin his tour in Canada before heading back to the U.S. and supporting 2 Chainz's '2 Good to Be T.R.U. Tour' on February 4, 2014....
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Stun Bronx Bus Riders

The Hollywood Reporter exclusively debuts a recent stunt by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, in which the Grammy-nominated duo boards a northbound Bronx bus to surprise its commuters....
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Jennifer Lopez Makes Return To Bronx

The 'Jenny from the Block' hitmaker will return to her roots in the visual for her new track, which was co-written by R&B singer Chris Brown....
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Migos Ft. French Montana – "Roll On"

"Versace" came and went, so now, it is time for Migos to show and prove with more material. With that, we receive a new, energetic track titled "Roll On," featuring French Montana....
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Pianist Valerie Capers In Bronx Concert

On Friday, October 4, 2013, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum and Bronx Music Heritage Center will present the incomparable pianist, composer, and educator Valerie Capers for First Friday! from 6:00-8:00 p.m....
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The Bronx Release New Video For Song “The Unholy Hand”

Los Angeles hardcore punks The Bronx dropped the video for “The Unholy Hand,” a single from their most recent album The Bronx IV, today....
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Legendary TV Host Celebrates Hip-Hop's 40th Anniversary

At the Universal Hip-Hop Parade for Social Justice in Brooklyn earlier this month, Ralph McDaniels, the television host known as "Uncle Ralph," was selected as "The Grand Marshall."...
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New Single Before Four Months In Jail

Fat Joe's new single "Love Me Long Time" could not come at a better time, as the rapper wants to make sure fans will be around after he does his four month jail time in a federal prison for tax invasion....
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One Of The Greatest 'Lost' Albums Of All Time Has Been Found

In the early '70s, the Ghetto Brothers brokered peace between Bronx gangs and then recorded Power - Fuerza, a record that testifies to the uplifting power of pop—and of The Beatles....
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LD & Jhoni: From Santiago De Los Caballeros To The Big Apple

Wanna get a glimpse of some of the new music you will hear in 2013? Check out LD & Jhoni, a couple of kids from Bronx just out of their teens who are creating fresh sounds that range from Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, Bachata, Merengue, Salsa and Reggaeton....
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Stephon Marbury's Love Liaison With New Leading Lady & Friend Monet Merchand

Love Secrets, Stalking, his Stormy Marriage & Airing out his Chinese Laundry....
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BET's Black Girls Rock! Awards Show

The stars were out Saturday night in the Bronx as BET taped its Black Girls Rock! 2012 awards show. The event aimed to celebrate and empower Black girls brought out several celebrities, musical performances and honored woman and young girls of color....
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Charlotte & Jonathan, Britain's Stars

The biggest surprise of Britain's Got Talent 2012....
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Truly Amazing: Vazquez Sounds

Amidts the usual endless crime spree reporting, a ray of light upon this world......
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New Rap Songs From Bomb Baby

New Rap Songs from the latest E(dot) Milz album, is added to the Hip Hop world today. “When Animalz Attack” first single "Bikini Martini" is already creating attention in the hiphop community and at radio. The Bronx rapper is set to expand his own community, to the rest of the world....
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Plans For Bronx National Museum Of Hip-Hop

Afrika Bambaataa plans to create the National Museum of Hip-Hop at the Kingsbridge Armory in Bronx. With the legendary DJ and activist's history as a conduit of Hip-Hop culture, his plans to bring a museum to the very same Bronx streets from which the culture originated should come as no surprise....
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Fred The Godson Signs To eOne Music

Bronx emcee Fred The Godson has signed with eOne Music. An executive for the label confirmed the signing today to HipHopDX....
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Free Memoria Day Concert

The free BAE Memorial Day outdoor tent concert is scheduled rain or shine. Seating will be provided. Pedestrians can enter the park at Broadway and 246th Street. Limited free parking is also available at the Van Cortlandt Golf House....
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Orchestra Of The Bronx Celebrates 40

Join The Orchestra of The Bronx with conductor Michael Spierman on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. as they celebrate Forty Years of Playing the World’s Most Beautiful Music, featuring Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and Symphony No.9 in D Minor at The Lovinger Theatre, Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, in Bronx. ...
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Lil' Kim & Friends Perform At Bronx Paradise Theater

Lil' Kim performed over the weekend at the Paradise Theater in Bronx bringing on stage the likes of Fred Da Godson, Will Traxx, Eve, Missy Elliott, Juelz Santana and Takemoney....
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Brazilian Superstar Lili Rocha Releases New Spring Remix

Brazilian-born superstar Lili Rocha is known around the globe for her movement-heavy interpretations of American Folk music....
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BAKER: New York City's Newest Electro-Pop Sensation

BAKER, the electro-pop sensation who has taken Manhattan’s Lower East Side by storm, is quickly creating a buzz in the music industry’s vast space. ...
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Don Omar, Prince Royce Top Billboard Latin Awards

Puerto Rican native Don Omar and Bronx's Prince Royce have taken top honors at the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Each received eight awards. They are among a growing group of Latin artists who mix English and Spanish into their songs....
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Fat Joe To Be Inducted To Bronx Walk Of Fame

Hip-Hop star Fat Joe will be inducted to the Bronx Walk of Fame as one of the 2012 inductees....
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The New Queen Of Hip Hop

She was born and raised in Bronx. Now she is taking Harlem by storm....
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The Bronx Start Work On New Album

The Bronx have announced via Facebook that they are to start work on their fourth studio album....
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Jamar Rogers Singing On The Voice

Usually singing-competition shows aim for some milquetoast backstage drama with their contestants, like a lost relative or a handicap overcome. Breaking the mold is The Voice crooner Jamar Rogers, an HIV+ former meth addict who came clean with his story in his introductory bit above....
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Hip Hop’s Spotlight Comes Back To Bronx With Bandana Boogie

Bronx is the birthplace of hip hop. However there has not been a rap superstar to come out of the borough since Big Pun....
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La Excelencia To Storm Dartmouth

La Excelencia, a young Bronx-based band that’s widely acclaimed for reviving the boisterous, socially conscious and highly danceable salsa dura of the ‘70s, plays the Hop’s Spaulding Auditorium on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 07:00 p.m. ...
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The Enemy Bring In The Bronx Man For New Album

The band have revealed that Joby Ford from The Bronx band is producing their next album....
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French Montana Signs With Bad Boy

Bronx rapper French Montana has been tapped by Diddy to join his Bad Boy Records empire. The veteran hip-hop impresario made the announcement on BET’s ’106 & Park’ Thursday....
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Digable Planets Reunites With Ladybug Mecca, Featuring U.G.O. Crew

It has been 7 years since Ladybug Mecca (a.k.a. LadybugMek) performed with the original Digable Planets, and her upcoming special one-time NYC and LA appearances with the group as well as featured artist U.G.O. Crew are going to be memorable events marking a long overdue reunion for their worldwide following....
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Sacred Music In A Sacred Space

Hailed by The New York Times as “a technically nimble and dynamic organist,” Renée Anne Louprette has established a formidable international career as organ recitalist, accompanist and conductor. Ms. Louprette was recently appointed Organist and Associate Director of Music and the Arts of Trinity Wall Street in New York City, where she will collaborate with the renowned Trinity Choir under the directorship of Dr. Julian Wachner. ...
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Anthrax Day In Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is declaring Anthrax Day in the Bronx the same day the group take the stage for the Yankee Stadium Big 4 concert featuring Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax....
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Notorious PhD Raps Against Gentrification In Bronx

While the Notorious B.I.G.’s former neighborhood of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn has gone through a great deal of gentrification, the “Notorious PHd,” fights to make sure the Bronx doesn’t go the way of Clinton Hill too....
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Paul McCartney Set To Rock At Yankee Stadium In Bronx

Two years back he rocked the Mets’ Citi Field, and now, ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’ Paul McCartney is going to repeat history as he gears up to perform at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2011....
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Bronx's Emerging Music Talent

Next Friday, April 1, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., some of Bronx’s best emerging talent will compete in the Bronx round of WNYC’s Battle of the Boroughs. Here is a sample of the diverse contenders taking part:...
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The Baby-Boy From Biggie's Album Cover Is Finally Found

The cute baby from Biggie Smalls' iconic Ready to Die album cover has been located. Keithroy Yearwood, who grew up in Bronx, is now an 18-year-old high school senior. He was paid $150 for the two-hour modeling agency shoot in which he posed in diapers and an impressive Afro. And here all were, thinking the cover was an early picture of Big himself! ...
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Vin Keatin Releases Debut Ep Certified

Emerging R&B singer Vin Keatin is a break from the habitual hip-thrusting, pop-like music that passes for rhythm and blues today. ...
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Philharmonic Plays 5th-Grader's Work

Ten-year-old Nuha Dolby is heading to Lincoln Center for a performance by the New York Philharmonic of "Voices of Darkness" — her very own composition....
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Hip Hop Founder In Bad Health

Kool DJ Herc, the deejay many credit with founding hip hop music is very ill without health insurance to help him pay his medical bills. ...
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Bronx Opera Company Returns

The 44-year-old Bronx Opera Company will be bringing their production of Auber's Fra Diavolo to Hunter College's Kaye playhouse in Manhattan tonight. After last weekend's performances at Lehman college the show has travelled to the island of Manhattan. ...
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American Idol Hopeful Slams Bronx

Borough President Ruben Diaz blasted “American Idol” for the portrayal of the Bronx as a drug-infested kill zone of gang violence when showing a video of contestant Travis Orlando. Is Idol’s portrayal accurate or overblown? Check out the video for yourself. ...
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Jay-Z & Eminem Turn Yankee Stadium Upside Dow

On September 13 & 14, hip hop legends Jay-Z and Eminem hit the stage performing the first ever concerts at the new Yankee Stadium as part of their Home and Home tour. The rappers sold out Yankee Stadium for both nights, playing to crowds of around 80,000 fans....
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The Kora Player From The Bronx

Salieu Suso is one of the inconspicuous residents of the Bronx. His apartment on Hoe Avenue is nondescript as is his appearance. However, he is probably one of the residents who has made the Bronx very proud....
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Bronx's Own Sweet Cyanide

New York City’s favorite bastard sons gear up to hit the road to open for Hinder, Daughtry, and 3 Doors Down at this years Rock N Rev Festival. A festival that has been running in conjunction with notorious Sturgis Bike Week, now in it’s 70th year. ...
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Bervin Harris & Music With A Message

The band is comprised of 21 multi-talented kids ranging from the age of 7 to 21 years old. They recently performed at Madison Square Garden, Bronx Week, and last year’s U.S. Open....
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Mysonne – BXF (Bronx Forever)

Mysonne adds his own twist to Ricky Ross’s B.M.F. record by reppin his hood… ...
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El Bombero Rapero In NY

The New York City Fire Department Hispanic Society sponsored “El Bombero Rapero” directly from Puerto Rico to come to New York for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade....
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Ibiza Lounge Jazz Nights

Ibiza Lounge will present a sizzling night of jazz every Thursday evening beginning May 6th. The band features two world-renowned musicians, tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander and drummer Joe Farnsworth....
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Rapathon Theme Song Contest

The Rap Phenomenon is back and nearly 3 months away, are YOU ready to ROCK the MIC? Every May the Hip Hop Culture Center in Harlem (currently known as H2C2) hosts a non-stop cipher-showcase featuring 100+ emcees but this year it’s going down in June....
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The Demensions, White Doo Wop From Bronx

The Demensions are a Bronx doo wop group formed in 1960 by four members of The Melody Singers, the school choral group at Christopher Columbus High School....
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Lisa Lisa Freestyling In The Bronx

Lisa Velez of Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam has discovered the art of satisfaction. She has reached that place in her life where all the seeds she has sown are coming to fruition and budding in glorious hues. ...
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Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Forum Arts presents nine-time Grammy Award-Winner Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Ensemble. Eddie Palmieri is one of the foremost Latin jazz pianists of the last halfcentury, blessed with a technique that fuses such ubiquitous jazz influences as the styles of Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk and McCoy Tyner into a Latin context....
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Who Are The Bronx?

The Bronx are an American band from Southern California who began playing punk rock in 2002. Their original goal was to bring passionate, blood-and-sweat punk rock into the 21st Century....
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Salsa LeBron La Trompeta De Perico

Celebrating more than 40 years of the LeBron Brothers. Presented in Association with Frankie Morales Music and Ritmo Latino-NM....
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Highbridge Voices' 2009 Winter Concert

Highbridge Voices will be celebrating the 2009 holiday season with their annual Holiday Concert at Sacred Heart Church, 1253 Shakespeare Avenue in the Bronx, on December 18th at 6:30 p.m....
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Bronx Concert Singers' Holiday Concert

The Bronx Concert Singers will present a holiday concert entitled An English Christmas on Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 4:30 P.M. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 1892 McGraw Avenue in the Bronx. ...
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From Bronx To Jazz At Lincoln Center

The music of Tito Puente and Dizzy Gillespie will be performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, lead by Bronx native Carlos Henriquez on January 15 and 16, 2010....
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Mary J. Blige Is Heading Home Tonight

Mary J. Blige is heading home to The Bronx, New York to perform the U.S. National Anthem at the upcoming sixth game of baseball's World Series at Yankee Stadium....
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Hip Hop Culture Center In Harlem

2009 marks the 75th year that the New York City landmark, the world famous Apollo Theater, has served as the soul of American culture. In celebration of this diamond anniversary, on October 3rd and 4th, the not-for-profit Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc. opened the doors of the venue to give residents of New York City, and far beyond, a free opportunity to learn about the Apollos --and Harlemspast, present, and future....
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Pianist Valentina Lisitsa In Bronx

Bronx Art Ensemble's Chamber Music will feature “electrifying pianist” Valentina Lisista in a concert of Brahms, Strauss and Beethoven at 4673 Delafield Avenue in the historic neighborhood of Fieldston in the Bronx. The event will be held on Sunday, October 25 at 3pm....
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Icelandic Singer & Songwriter Mugison

Mugison returns to New York to play the five boroughs in one day and partners with Amnesty International to present free concerts in association with local art and music collectives. A limited edition event poster will be offered at the shows and proceeds will benefit Amnesty International....
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One Love - Playing For Change

Ever since he heard some street musicians outside a Subway station move some 200-odd passerbys to tears, Mark Johnson has been thinking up a way to shine more light on the transformative power of music....
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Händel Sweetens Your Bronx Summer

The Bronx Arts Ensemble will present Handel’s Sweet Aperitifs for the second weekend of the free “SummerMusic 2009” concert series on Sunday, July 19, featuring Handel’s Concerto in G Minor for Oboe, Strings and Continuo; Cantata: Mi palpita il cor for Soprano, Oboe and Continuo; Concerto for Harpsichord and Ensemble, Opus 4, No. 1 and Two Arias from “Apollo e Dafne”. ...
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Hydra Mgt. Signs Label Distribution Deal

Roy Brown, CEO of the Bronx based HyDra Management, LLC, and Real To Reel Film Productions, LLC has confirmed that HyDra Management has reached an agreement in principal with Select Records to distribute their newly formed Record Label HyDra Management Records world wide!...
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Jazzmobile Launches Summerfest

Jazzmobile, which presents New York’s oldest continuous summer Jazz festival reaching approximately 100,000 annually, will kick off its 2009 summer season with a three-borough concert tour, featuring jazz great Randy Weston, on Sunday, June 21....
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Janelle Kroll In New York

After graduating from Northwestern University, dynamic vocalist and songwriter Janelle Kroll will perform in concert at Arlenes Grocery on Saturday, July 18 at 7:00 PM, as part of her upcoming Summer tour. Tickets for the event are $10.00. A limited number of guest passes are available upon request....
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Rock Steady Crew 32nd Anniversary

The Rock Steady Crew was established in 1977 by Bronx b-boys Jimmy D and Jojo. When they started this crew in the streets of the Bronx, they had no idea that someday it would take them all around the world....
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Raising The Roof - King Billy In NYC

Red Roof Brand Ambassadors and the stars of GAC TV’s reality series Who Is KingBilly, Country Music band, KingBilly will hold a FREE acoustic concert at the Red Roof in Manhattan....
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Make Music New York Returns

Make Music New York, described by city officials as “one of the largest musical events in the city’s history,” is back for a second year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer....
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BCA’s Free Summer Salsa Concert

The Bronx Council on the Arts is excited to announce the return of our Free Summer Concert Series.
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BP Diaz Co-Hosts Element Of Hip-Hop Awards 2019

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Windows of Hip-Hop co-hosted their annual Element of Hip-Hop Awards at Pier 132 in Bronx.
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Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble To Host Holiday Dance Concert On December 16

The Lehman College and Community Latin Jazz Ensemble will celebrate the holiday season with a cabaret-concert program called "Que Pique el Invierno: Let the Winter be HOT!" along with a dance workshop on Sunday, December 16 in the Music Building on campus. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
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Lehman College, Lehman L.I.F.E. & Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Host 2018 Holiday Benefit Concert

The Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, Lehman College and the Lehman L.I.F.E. (Leaders Involved for Everyone) Program will close out the year with their 2018 Holiday Benefit Concert.
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Lehman College & Community Chorus To Present “A Winter Concert”

The Lehman College and Community Chorus, joined by the Lehman Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Diana Mittler-Battipaglia, will present “A Winter Concert” on Sunday, December 2 at the Lehman College Center for the Performing Arts.
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10th Annual Johnny Pacheco Latin Music & Jazz Festival

Guitarist (and former New York Yankees star) Bernie Williams, vibraphonist Mike Mainieri, and two Lehman College alums-singer-songwriter Enzo Taves and flutist Connie Grossman-will be among the special guests at the 10th annual Johnny Pacheco Latin Music and Jazz Festival, which Lehman College is presenting on Wednesday, November 14 through Friday, November 16.
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Lehman Chamber Players To Present Free Concert

The Lehman Chamber Players will present a concert featuring works by Johannes Brahms, Claude Debussy and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on Sunday, October 14 at 02:00 p.m. in the Music Building on the Lehman College campus. The concert is open to the public and admission is free; donations are welcome.
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Lehman College & Community Chamber Orchestra Present Free “Spring Concert”

The Lehman College and Community Chamber Orchestra will present “Pastorale—Masterworks for Orchestra Celebrating the Spring Season” on Wednesday, May 16, in the Music Building on the Lehman College campus. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and admission is free. (A donation is suggested.)
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Lehman College Presents Spring Musical "When I Get To Where I’m Going ’18"

The Lehman College Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre and Dance presents its spring musical "When I Get to Where I’m Going ’18" on Thursday through Saturday, May 10-12. Admission to all five performances is free upon reservation.
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie To Perform At Chevy Court During The 2018 Great New York State Fair

Rising hip-hop star A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, will make his Great New York State Fair debut at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, September 2 on the Chevy Court stage, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner announced today.

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