* GINA GIBNEY DANCE GALA BENEFITGINA GIBNEY DANCE GALA BENEFIT
Time: 4:30 pm
Eleanor & full band at the Gina Gibney Dance Spring Benefit! Monday, June 1 at Gibney Dance, Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (at Chambers St.). Celebrating 15 Years of Community Action, Honoring Gibney Dance Board Member and Social Justice Advocate Marcia Worthing. Event Co-Chairs: Chris Foster and Lynn Gitlitz. Funds raised will support Gibney Dance, a vanguard in the fight for social justice through self-expression and dance. 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception, 7:30 pm Program Begins. Gibney’s mission to bring the power of dance where it otherwise wouldn’t exist by providing life-changing artistic experiences to under-served individuals in shelters, schools and non-traditional performance spaces. Our mission is served by three interrelated fields of action: Company, our acclaimed resident dance company; Community Action, which locally and internationally provides domestic violence shelters with over 500 free movement workshops each year; and Center, our powerhouse of cultural support for artists, audiences, and our community at-large. For more information, please call 212 677 8560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click for direct link and to purchase tickets.
* THE BITTER END - NYCTHE BITTER END - NYC
Time: 6:45 pm
I'm playing this legendary Village venue with a killer band: Eleanor Dubinsky (vocals, cello, guitar), Bashiri Johnson (percussion), Frank Ponzio (keys), Mark Peterson (bass). 7 - 8 pm, . Click for the Bitter End website.
* SAMBRAZZ AT SILVANA - NYCSAMBRAZZ AT SILVANA - NYC
Time: 6:00 pm
At Silvana, 300 W. 116th Street, 6 - 8 pm. The name SAMBRAZZ descends from the mixture of samba, Brazilian music and jazz, bringing a sonorous journey to the stage. New York based FERNANDO SACI, Brazilian percussionist, has been in the spotlight for his unique and sensitive way of playing percussion. He unifies drum strength and the subtle reproduction of nature and animal sounds with his rare “percussion toys”. With Kel do Nascimento (vocals), André Vasconcelos (guitar/vocals), Eleanor Dubinsky (cello/vocals), Cesar Garabinni (7 string acoustic guitar). Click for more information.
* FEEL THE MUSIC NYPRES HOSPITALFEEL THE MUSIC NYPRES HOSPITAL
Time: 10:00 am
I am playing for patients and families in Feel The Music!'s program in the NY Presbyterian Pediatric Oncology unit. It is a joy and an honor to work with Feel The Music! and these families. To learn more about this important organization, click here.
* 7@SEVEN WTC SUMMER CONCERTS 7@SEVEN WTC SUMMER CONCERTS
Time: 11:30 am
We're playing a mid-day concert in the 7@seven Summer concert Series! It's a very fun, family friendly show. The stage is in the park in front of 7 World Trade Center. Presented by Silverstein Properties. 250 Greenwich Street, NYC, 11:30 AM -1:00 PM.
* ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL 3 - NYCROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL 3 - NYC
Time: 8:15 pm
Playing this gorgeous listening room with special guests Ndong Essinga (MC), Atlanta Amado (vocals), Sergio Krakowski (pandeiro) & Kalen (piano, vocals), followed by a set by (the same) Kalen Lister of Kalen & The Sky Thieves! Doors 8:15 pm, show 8:30 - 10:00 pm. . 185 Orchard Street, Lower East Side. Click for event info and advance tickets.