We have great events for the entire family. Check out our full schedule here!
In an unprecedented collaboration, we have partnered with the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans to present the exhibit - Satchmo: His Life in New Orleans. This exhibit tells the story of Louis Armstrong's complex relationship with his hometown to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of his first professional gig at Henry Ponce's in 1915. The exhibit opens at the Old US Mint in New Orleans on June 29, 2015 and runs through 2017. Details here!
Next up: Cynthia Sayer & Her Sparks Fly Quartet, Aug. 15th. There are a few advance tickets still available! Get them here...
Join us for the big band sound of the York College Summer Jazz Program on Saturday, Aug. 1st at 2:00pm. This free concert showcases outstanding NYC high school musicians! Details here...
Come celebrate the jazz heritage of Queens! This free concert features the swinging sounds of jazz pioneered by our borough's very own including: Clarence Williams, Fats Waller, Ella Fitzgerald, Bix Biederbecke, Bille Holiday, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane and, of course, Satchmo himself. Downbeat is 2pm.
April 1, 2015 - October 4, 2015
Red Beans and Ricely Yours: Louis Armstrong & Food will examine Satchmo's love affair with cuisines from around the world through fun photographs, Lucille's recipe cards, various menus and other souvenirs, and odes to his "birthmark:" red beans and rice.