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Lobby Stage

April 2024

Join us for an ongoing series of free entertainment and family programming on the Vartan and Clare Gregorian Stage in the PAC NYC lobby. Check the schedule below for times and details. Performances on our Lobby Stage are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis with limited capacity.

Header Photo: Rogê / Annie O Presents at PAC NYC

Thu, Apr 4

Nightwork – 5:30pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Oscillate

Nightwork is a Miami-native, now NYC-based DJ. Their sound ranges from downtempo to classic deep house to heart-pumping trance, always delivering atmosphere and undeniable groove. In addition to DJing, Nightwork is also the showrunner behind Utopia Spa – a recently-launched party series showcasing lush and airy sounds from some of NYC’s finest selectors. When not DJing, Nightwork produces tracks under the same moniker.

Fri, Apr 5

Rebecca McCartney – 5:45pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Spotlight

Rebecca McCartney is a born and raised New Yorker who makes her life as an indie soul singer songwriter. Known for her reflective, endearing lyrics and magnetic live performances, McCartney has released two solo EPs that conjure the grit and warmth of a lifelong musician raised in the energy of an ever-changing city. She fuses genres from jazz to folk to indie rock to make music that bursts at the seams with soul, joy, and reflection.

Sat, Apr 6

Lauraliz and Horacio – 2:30pm
Family Programming Series

Lauraliz Morales and Horacio Martinez’s music is a tribute to the Andean Mountains, with melodies reflecting nature’s elements and food from the Andes Mountains. The guitar’s sway and percussion’s beat evoke rolling hills and raindrops, while traditional instruments like the kalimba, charango, zampoña, and quena add an organic touch, transporting listeners to the mountains and celebrating the human-nature connection.

Sat, Apr 6

Alici – 7:00pm
Annie O Presents at PAC NYC

Originally from Brazil, Alici is a New York-based artist trying to mix the classic Bossa Nova with a new modern sound. Having been raised on the vinyl of Gal Costa, Tim Maia, Evinha and then Sade, she is now creating a new sound.

Thu, Apr 11

Education Through Music – 4:30pm
Civic Alliances Series

Education Through Music (ETM) is a nonprofit organization that partners with under-resourced New York City schools to integrate music education into the core curriculum. For over 32 years, ETM has provided in-school music instruction to underserved K-12 students who would otherwise not receive comprehensive music education as a part of their school experience.

Thu, Apr 11

Wemi – 7:30pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Oscillate

Wemi is a NYC born and raised native with Nigerian heritage. She is an international model, DJ, and producer who has had many DJ installations in New York, Miami, LA, Dubai, Capetown, South Africa, and Accra, Ghana. In 2018, Wemi released her first single as a producer called “BitterSweet” ft. ADH. She is a regular in the New York City nightlife scene with a particular focus on global music spanning Afrobeats, Latin Music, Soca, Dancehall, Amapiano, Hip Hop, Afro House, and RnB.

Sat, Apr 13

Hila The Earth – 2:30pm
Family Programming Series

Hila the Earth is an Eco-Rapper, Comedian and Content Creator. She performs as Planet Earth and writes songs and makes videos about ecological topics such as; trees, vegetables, compost, soil health, water, mushrooms, reducing plastic waste, and the list keeps growing. Her hope is that by making Earth science accessible, musical and super fun, more people will take action to protect their environments and help life thrive on Earth.

Sat, Apr 13

Salieu Suso – 8:00pm
Annie O Presents at PAC NYC

Born into a family of traditional African jalis (musician-historians), Salieu Suso began training on the 21-stringed kora at the age of 8 and began his professional career by the age of fifteen. He has performed widely throughout the U.S., Africa, and Europe and is known for his diverse range of musical collaborations. In 2003 he ventured into an exciting exploration of African and Afro-Cuban rhythms with three master percussionists: Benny Arocho, Olympia Ward, and John Ward.

Wed, Apr 17

BMCC Live – 2:30pm
Civic Alliances Series

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is proud to present free performances from their music, speech, communication, and theater arts departments each month on our Lobby Stage. Performances will feature the college’s extraordinarily talented students showcasing a wide variety of contemporary and original material.

Thu, Apr 18

Annabelle Kline – 5:30pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Oscillate

Annabelle Kline is a music curator and founder of the platform “That Good Sh*t”. Whether she’s interviewing artists, producing live shows, or DJing, she focuses on highlighting emerging sounds & curating the perfect soundtrack to life.

Fri, Apr 19

Members of American Symphony Orchestra: The Glenwood Quartet – 5:45pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Spotlight

The Glenwood Quartet brings the spirit of American Symphony Orchestra (ASO) to this program by celebrating underperformed works alongside a well-loved masterpiece. ASO members Cyrus Beroukhim and Philip Payton, violins, William Frampton, viola, and Alberto Parrini, cello, began performing as a quartet in September 2020 at outdoor venues. The Glenwood Quartet’s debut album, Dvorak’s “American” Quartet, will be released by Epidemic Classics.

Sat, Apr 20

Gabriel I Meyer – 2:30pm
Family Programming Series

Gabriel Meyer leads an interactive, fun, and playful journey for the whole family, through song, movement, and story. He will be joined by guest musician, Horacio Martinez, for an afternoon of spontaneous community. A cross-cultural and polylingual experience, building bridges for peace, love for the Earth, and personal transformation. If you can breathe you are welcome.

Sat, Apr 20

Sol Liebeskind – 7:00pm
Annie O Presents at PAC NYC

Argentinean born artist Sol Liebeskind started her musical journey in 2009. She remains one of the most influential artists in the Jazz/ Soul scene in Buenos Aires and has participated multiple times in the Buenos Aires International Jazz Festival (2011, 2014, 2015). In 2015, she moved to New York City where she recorded her latest album and has performed at prestigious venues such as: Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Bowl, National Sawdust, Trinity Hip Hop Festival, Arthur’s Tavern to name a few.

Thu, Apr 25

Sharin – 5:30pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Oscillate

Sharin is a Berklee College of Music graduate, singer/songwriter/producer based in NYC born and raised in Tampa, FL. Sharin’s foundation is abounding with soul with a touch of indie pop. The multi-instrumentalist is a first generation Dominican American with heavy Caribbean musical influences. Sharin is also a member of the NYC based band Conclave with her brother Cesar Toribio. This past summer Conclave had the honor to perform for The MET Sonic Cloisters.

Fri, Apr 26

Monika Linkyte – 5:45pm
Park Avenue Artists’ Spotlight

Monika Linkyte is one of the most popular Lithuanian singers. Her hit “Po Dangum” and the album Walk with Me showcase her emotional and powerful music style. In May of this year, Monika captivated the audience at Eurovision with her enchanting song “Stay (ČIŪTO TŪTO)” and secured an impressive 11th place. Building on this success, she released a highly acclaimed EP, Healing, a collection of songs that evoke introspection, healing, and renewal. Monika is currently based in London where she is working on her new upcoming album.

Sat, Apr 27

Hopalong Andrew – 2:30pm
Family Programming Series

Catch the entertainer New York Magazine calls “The countrified king of our children’s entertainment circuit.” Hopalong Andrew’s high-spirited concerts incorporate cowboy songs celebrating city life, spinning lassos, and humorous hijinx. It’s fun for small and tall alike — Plus you’ll also learn about the incredible-but-true multicultural heritage of the cowpoke and the inspirational “can-do” spirit manifested by so many of our New York neighbors.

Sat, Apr 27

LMNE – 7:00pm
Annie O Presents at PAC NYC

Raised in Senegal, France, and the United States, LMNE developed a rare perspective on what life’s journey entails in different parts of the world. He also developed a rare set of musical ears, privy to the most magical sounds of each continent. LMNE’s first instrument was his voice, but it wasn’t long before the piano and guitar followed. He doesn’t classify himself as a singer but more so a storyteller, using his music to share poignant moments, feelings, and experiences.