BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in Lower Manhattan, proudly announces A Musical History of the Lower East Side, performing on Friday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.
This special concert will present songs reflecting the ethnicity of the Irish, Italian, Jewish, Hispanic and African-American residents of New York City’s Lower East Side, including jazz and opera, as well as Irish, Latin, Italian and Yiddish music. It will also include historical narration and video by Charles R. Hale. This show premiered at Rockwood Music Hall in 2015 to a standing-room-only crowd.
The performers include Charles R. Hale, (Narrator, Producer); Ashley Bell (Opera Singer); Deni Bonet (Vocalist, Violinist); David S. Goldman (Vocalist, Guitarist, Co-Producer, Music Director); Noah Hoffeld (Cellist); Niamh Hyland (Vocalist); Yuri Juárez (Guitarist, Arranger, Composer); Jhair Sala (Percussionist); Basya Schechter (Vocalist, Guitar, Oud, Saz) and Mala Waldron (Vocalist, Pianist).
Tickets are $25. Call Ticketing Services at (212) 220-1460. Tickets can also be purchased by visiting the TPAC website, or stopping by the BMCC TPAC Box Office at 199 Chambers Street, Tuesday through Saturday, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
BMCC Tribeca PAC is Downtown Manhattan’s premier presenter of the arts, reaching audiences from the college community, downtown residential and business communities, local schools, families and audiences of all ages. BMCC Tribeca PAC strives to present a broad global perspective through the presentation of high-quality artistic work in music, theatre, dance, film and visual arts. BMCC Tribeca PAC is located on the Borough of Manhattan Community College campus, 199 Chambers Street (between Greenwich Avenue & West Street) and is convenient to the 2/3, A/C/E and R subway lines and the New Jersey Path Train. For more information visit www.tribecapac.org.