• NEW YORK MUSIC MONTH EXTENDED PLAY
    JAN – JUNE 2021
    New York City’s official celebration of its music scene, offering free classes, workshops, performances, and talks to support artists, industry, and fans during the pandemic. Explore
  • Resources for Musicians New York Music Month Extended Play offers free resources to support musical artists during the pandemic. Hone your craft and sharpen your business skills with workshops and classes taught by industry leaders. Explore
  • Performances + Workshops Tune into NYC’s soundtrack from your home. Learn to create your own music or record a podcast. Hear from up-and-coming NYC artists and join in discussions with other fans – all for FREE. Explore
  • NYMM TALKS Just because you’re socially distant, doesn’t mean you have to be out of the loop. Join the conversation as experts delve into the challenges and opportunities facing the music industry. Explore

New York Music Month has now been extended to six months and is online and free in order to support our music community during the pandemic. New York Music Month Extended Play is a way for musicians, industry, and fans to tune into New York’s one-of-a-kind music scene safely from their homes. Learn to create your own music or record a podcast, hear from up-and-coming NYC artists, take a masterclass from industry experts, or join a workshop to hone your music business skills – all for free. 

This January through June, get tuned in with New York Music Month Extended Play!

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  • 18May
    Jason Kao Hwang Human Rites Trio

    Jason Kao Hwang, Ken Filiano, and Andrew Drury in Performance & Discussion. Arts for Art’s On_Line Salon series features live streaming FreeJazz performances and conversations every Tuesday and Thursday.

    Address: https://artsforart.eventbrite.com
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    08:00 PM
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    10:00 PM
  • 19May
    Immersive Audio Master Class with Emily Lazar, GRAMMY-Winning Mastering Engineer
    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions

    New immersive audio formats including Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 are the new frontier for both creators and consumers alike. They provide a new way to showcase what happens in the studio and allows the listener an incredible opportunity to really sit inside the music. The emotion of the performance, the dynamics, and all of the details of the mix can be heard in a noticeably different way.

    This panel discussion led by GRAMMY-winning mastering engineer, Emily Lazar, will feature special guests who will break down the options and possibilities of working both creatively and technically within these exciting new formats.

    Address: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nymmep-2021-immersive-audio-tickets-133787051673
    TIME START
    12:00 PM
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    01:00 PM
  • 19May
    BMHC May Percussion Discussion: El Tambor Árabe (Part 1)

    Bronx Music Heritage Center Percussion Discussion series May episode, El Tambor Árabe (Part I) — will look at the frame drum from its roots in North Africa to the Iberian Peninsula to the Caribbean. Featuring Nizzar Dahmani, Norka Hernández Nadal and Catarina dos Santos in a discussion moderated by BMHC co-artistic director, Bobby Sanabria.

    Address: www.facebook.com/bxmusic
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    08:00 PM
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    09:30 PM
  • 20May
    Old Stories & New Choreographies: Migration of Tales, People, & Dance

    Contemporary choreographers around the world reimagine oral traditions, which may or may not “belong” to them, as emotionally and politically-potent dance works. What types of transformation become possible in these physicalized reinterpretations? Join an international panel of dancemakers as they explore how the global movement of narrative, people, and dance has shaped personal and national identities as well as the dancemakers’ respective bodies of work.

    Address: https://www.1014.nyc/events/old-stories-new-choreographies
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    02:30 PM
  • 20May
    Mobetta Thursdays at Now & Then NYC May 20th 2021
    This Thursday, Grammy winning Trumpeter, Songwriter, Producer Maurice Brown aka MOBETTA is getting together with a few all-star friends and they’re taking over Brooklyn’s newest Music Venue “Now and Then!”
    Enjoy some new material along with covers and impromptu songs made up on the fly by MOBETTA and his super talented All Star friends. Expect to hear some Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, Soul and other “fusionified” joints!
     DJ Marc Smooth (NYC Dope) will be spinning some serious DJ sets when doors open, in between sets and at the end of the night!
    “Now and Then” is Brooklyn’s newest INDOOR/OUTDOOR venue with an amazing Sound System, an outdoor patio, delicious food and full bar. Every seat in the house is a perfect seat with a view of the bandstand.
    Last week shows were packed and left the people wanting more! Limited Advanced tickets available for $35 for the evening’s 8PM and 10PM shows. Seating is limited due to Covid capacity restrictions so get them now.
    Tickets Link:
    Where:
    Now & Then NYC
    290 Meserole St,
    Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    When:
    Thursday May 20, 2021
    2 Sets 8 & 10PM
    This week’s lineup:
    Maurice Mobetta Brown – Trumpet/Vocals
    Casey Benjamin – Alto Sax/Vocoder
    Joe Blaxx – Drums
    Parker McAllister – Bass
    Taka Izumikawa – Keys
                 DJ Sets by Marc Smooth
    Address: www.nowandthennyc.com
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    07:00 PM
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    11:30 PM