Calendar

January through June 2021 is New York Music Month Extended Play! If your organization has music related programs or events during the months from January to June 2021 and would like to have them listed on the official New York Music Month Extended Play 2021 calendar, please fill out this form.

The event calendar listings are provided for informational purposes only, and some listings are based on third-party submissions that have not been independently verified. The City of New York, including its Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, are not responsible for calendar listings provided by third parties. Any information or links to external websites are provided as a courtesy and should not be construed as an endorsement by the City of New York, including its Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

   
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  • 24Jan
    The Songbook Sessions with the Glenn Crytzer Quartet

    Join Glenn and his Quartet on a journey through the Great American Sonbook from 1920-1944, with songs from a different year each week!

    TIME START
    02:30 PM
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    03:30 PM
    FREE
  • 25Jan
    The Art of Podcasting: Podcasting 101

    Anyone can make a podcast but should you? What gear/software do you need to get started? How long should your podcast be? How often should it come out? What format works best? This workshop will cover all these questions and more. This workshop will be taught by Nina Pollock All

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
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    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 27Jan
    Antiracism & True Allyship with Women In Music

    Join us for an anti-racism workshop and roundtable conversation about true allyship in music as we learn about the formation of racist ideologies, how they affect our lives and our industry, and identify ways in which we can create change as individuals, and as a community. Featured Speakers: Dr. Raygine

    TIME START
    07:00 PM
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    08:00 PM
    FREE
  • 28Jan
    BMHC Palabreando, Spoken Word and Open Mic Series – Online Edition

    Bronx Music Heritage Center presents the January edition of its monthly spoken word and open mic series, Palabreando. Hosted by Bocafloja and Lyrical Bliss, the series features original work by artists from the Bronx and beyond. January special guest performer Anissa Boujdani. Spoken word artists and performers sign up at 

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    07:00 PM
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    09:00 PM
    FREE
  • 28Jan
    BMHC Palabreando Spoken Word and Open Mic – January Online Edition

    Bronx Music Heritage Center’s monthly series, Palabreando features original poetry, storytelling and other short format work by artists and writers from the Bronx and beyond.  Hosted by Bocafloja and Lyrical Bliss. January’s special guest performer, Anissa Boujdani. To present, sign up at emartinez@whedco.org.  Livestream from any device on our Facebook

    TIME START
    07:00 PM
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    09:00 PM
    FREE
  • 29Jan
    Making Money with Music, with Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan

    Musicians will learn how to: Take advantage of 45-plus revenue streams that do NOT require in-person performance; boost income and audience; and lower expenses to take home more money. The workshop is run by noted music business authors Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan (The Indie Band Survival Guide, Making Money with Music), whom Billboard

    TIME START
    11:30 AM
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    01:00 PM
    FREE
  • 01Feb
    Explore the Beat: Beat Making in the Cloud

    The internet is a boundless resource and there are an array of tools that can be used to start producing music TODAY with no software or downloads. This workshop will explore beat making using a variety of tools found on our Toolbox. This workshop will be taught by Vaughn Levi.

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
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    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 08Feb
    The Art of Podcasting: The Art of Interviewing

    This workshop will cover booking guests, choosing your questions & the art of listening. Walk away feeling prepared with tips and best practices for awesome interviews. This workshop will be taught by Jewels Dodson

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
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    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 11Feb
    Make it Live! A Practical Approach to Getting Gigs in NYC with Mehmet Dede of Drom

    Led by the talent buyer for one of NYC’s top live performance venues,  this online presentation is an essential primer for independent artists and performers who will be introduced to tools, tactics and insider tips on how the independent booking world operates. The presentation will cover an introduction to booking NYC

    TIME START
    05:00 PM
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    06:15 PM
    FREE
  • 11Feb
    SummerStage Anywhere Presents: “Rodney King” Film Conversation with Roger Guenveur Smith and Dr. Stephanie Leigh Batiste

    This conversation will focus on the 2017 film “Rodney King” directed by Spike Lee, featuring the Bessie-Award winning solo performance shot at SummerStage in Manhattan’s East River Park, and will feature the writer and star of the film Roger Guenvuer Smith and academic, author, and performance artist Dr. Stephanie Leigh

    TIME START
    07:00 PM
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    07:45 PM
    FREE
  • 15Feb
    Explore the Beat: Find the Beat – An Exploration of Drum Sequencing

    Learn foundations of drum programming as we explore the functions of the step sequencer, available in most DAWs. Provided for your first class will be a link to download a FREE drumkit to use on your productions. This workshop will be taught by SammAyOnTheBeat

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
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    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 22Feb
    The Art of Podcasting: Getting Good Tape – Recording 101

    This workshop will cover everything that is Recording. How do you choose the right microphone & audio recorder? How do you watch your levels and record out in the field? How can you get the cleanest audio for your podcast? This workshop will be taught by Pierre Bienaimé

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
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    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 23Feb
    Digital Strategy: Stand Out from the Crowd with A2IM

    Artists will learn how to connect with their fans online. Presented by A2IM, the association that represents independent record labels.

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    05:00 PM
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    06:00 PM
    FREE
  • 25Feb
    SummerStage Anywhere Presents: Michael Mwenso: Hope, Resist & Heal, performance and conversation with Shannon Effinger

    Michael Mwenso: Hope, Resist & Heal, performance and conversation with Shannon Effinger, in association with New York Music Month Extended Play, an initiative of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Entertainment. Musician, artist and social commentator Michael Mwenso offers his unique and ancestral perspective on Black music and its power to

    TIME START
    07:00 PM
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    07:45 PM
    FREE
  • 27Feb
    The Priceless Band live

    The Priceless Band will have you on your feet non stop singing your favorite tunes

    TIME START
    08:00 PM
    TIME END
    10:30 PM
    FREE
  • 01Mar
    Explore the Beat: Creative Approaches to Sampling

    In this workshop, we will show methods of composing, sampling, & making edits in creative ways. We will explore different methods of chopping/editing/& arranging samples to create original productions & remixes within your DAW of choice. This workshop will be taught by Pozibelle

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
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    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 02Mar
    Distribution Derby with A2IM

    Learn what distributors do and which one is right for you. Presented by A2IM, the association that represents independent record labels.

    TIME START
    05:00 PM
    TIME END
    06:00 PM
    FREE
  • 06Mar
    Grow it Live! with Mehmet Dede of Drom

    A companion to the “Make it Live! A Practical Approach to Getting Gigs in NYC” workshop, this session will  cover marketing concerts, identifying your fanbase and grassroots promotion tools. Led by the talent buyer for one of NYC’s top live performance venues.

    TIME START
    01:00 PM
    TIME END
    02:15 PM
    FREE
  • 08Mar
    The Art of Podcasting: The Final Touches – Editing, Mixing & Making Your Podcast Sing

    What audio editing software should you use for your podcast? And what are the best practices for editing sound? In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics on how to edit, mix and export your audio and ultimately bring life to your podcast. This workshop will be taught by Jeremy S.

    TIME START
    06:00 PM
    TIME END
    07:00 PM
    FREE
  • 10Mar
    Creating Electronic Music with Everyday Sounds with Izzi Ramkissoon

    In this introductory hands-on workshop with  an instructor in the Electronic Music Program at the College of Staten Island, participants will learn how to create music using everyday sound in the musique concrete style. Attendees will learn about musique concrete, listen to examples, record sounds using a computer or phone, edit and process sounds using

    TIME START
    06:30 PM
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    07:30 PM
    FREE
  • 15Mar
    Explore the Beat: Music Composition & Arrangement

    Learn how to turn your sketches and ideas into full fledged songs in this workshop on music composition and arrangement. We will go over how to create movement in your music and effectively take your listener on a journey through your arrangement decisions. This workshop will be taught by Dale

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    04:00 PM
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    05:00 PM
    FREE
  • 17Mar
    Cross Cultural Collaboration: How Blending Cultures Leads to Innovation

    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions During the Cross-Cultural collaboration master class, students will learn how to use technology to seamlessly combine elements from different cultures into a commercially successful recording through the use of music production software (ProTools,

    TIME START
    01:00 PM
    TIME END
    02:00 PM
    FREE
  • 25Mar
    Music And Film: Who Gets To Score For Film And Why Are So Many Talented Voices Omitted From The Soundtracks Of Our Times?

    In 2019, 94% of scores for the top 250 box office films were written by men. There are no official stats about race and ethnicity. Get advice and perspectives from composers and filmmakers about what we can do to reduce barriers and increase opportunities for the many composers yet to

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    05:00 PM
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    06:00 PM
    FREE
  • 11Apr
    Interlude+

    INTERLUDE+ is a hands-on music & art three-part workshop series for and by the LGBTQ+ community, bringing together respected musicians, artists and industry leaders to inspire a new generation of creatives in nontraditional virtual environments. Disco Discourse: An in-depth conversation with the iconic Studio 54 tracing their influence on queer

    TIME START
    03:00 PM
    TIME END
    06:00 PM
    FREE
  • 21Apr
    A Master Class on Laptop Production: From Nothing to Something

    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions In this class with multi-platinum music producer Jerry Wonda, students will learn: How to produce a song by using a laptop with VSP and software programs including ProTools, Logic, Ableton, FL Studio, Akai

    TIME START
    12:00 PM
    TIME END
    01:00 PM
    FREE
  • 22Apr
    Amplifying Voices: Who’s Composing Orchestral Music Today And How Can We Make It More Inclusive?

    Hear from composers and representatives of the orchestral world about how we can support and promote symphonic music which better reflects the diverse communities of NYC. What are the barriers for composers and what can the leaders of major institutions do to transform the current and future landscape? Confirmed speakers:

    TIME START
    05:00 PM
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    06:00 PM
    FREE
  • 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

    TIME START
    12:00 PM
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    01:00 PM
    FREE
  • 09Jun
    Master Class on Self Management

    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions In this master class with Mastering Engineer and studio owner Dave Kutch, you will learn to divide your day into 3 parts: Hustling (the art of meeting new clients and keeping the ones

    TIME START
    12:00 PM
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    01:00 PM
    FREE
  • 16Jun
    Mixing Remotely Master Class

    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions Now more than ever with the advancement of remote technology, the dynamic of music creatives has changed. Today, more creatives are working in the confines of their home studios, making virtual collaboration key.

    TIME START
    12:00 PM
    TIME END
    01:00 PM
    FREE

Past Events

  • 15Jan
    SummerStage Anywhere Presents “Marching On: Celebrating The Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”

    Marching On: Celebrating The Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in association with Winter Jazzfest and Voices of a People’s History of the United States celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and commitment to equity, freedom & peace for Black Americans and all people of this

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    07:00 PM
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    07:45 PM
    FREE
  • 17Jan
    Remote Recording for the Modern Creative w/ Ebonie Smith

    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions During the Remote Recording for the Modern Creative, Audio Engineer and Producer Ebonie Smith will explore the different applications that allow creatives to collaborate remotely and analyze the problems and potential solutions that

    Event Link
    TIME START
    12:00 PM
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    01:00 PM
    FREE
  • 20Jan
    BMHC Percussion Discussion with Sammy Figueroa

    This monthly series features talks and lessons from noted Bronx percussionists.  In tonight’s episode, SAMMY FIGUEROA, son of the South Bronx and Puerto Rico, one of the world’s most sought after percussionists having worked with Bowie, Miles, Seis de Solar, George Benson, Mick Jagger, among others, is interviewed by co-artistic

    Event Link
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    08:00 PM
    TIME END
    09:30 PM
    FREE