"Battery Park City and the Authority are not just about the buildings – it’s about the character of the community that has developed over time. Public space has had a new renaissance in New York City, but here in Battery Park City is where it started."

B.J. JONES

President & CEO
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“RIVER & BLUES” FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO BATTERY PARK CITY THIS JULY

For more than a generation River & Blues has presented incredible musical talent framed by summer sunsets on the Hudson. Join us on four Thursdays this July at 6PM in Wagner Park.

All shows are free and open to the public.

THURSDAY, JULY 8 – NICOLE ATKINS

The powerhouse New Jersey -via-Nashville soul singer and songwriter, Nicole Atkins, blends disco, folk, and country rock on her latest release, Italian Ice.

THURSDAY, JULY 15 – DEVON GILFILLIAN

Devon Gilfillian’s emotional vocals weave together with blues, rock, R&B, and hip-hop to form uniquely powerful modern soul music.

THURSDAY, JULY 22 – RANKY TANKY

Grammy Award™ winning South Carolina-based quintet celebrates Gullah culture from the southeastern Sea Islands, blending West African rhythms with jazz, gospel, and funk.

THURSDAY, JULY 29 – REV SEKOU & THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS

Dedicated to raising consciousness for social justice, activist, theologian, and musician Rev. Sekou brings passionate preaching to life through the language of Delta Blues.

Prior to each performance, DJ Susan Z. Anthony will spin an eclectic mix to set the scene for the show to come.

Help spread the word using hashtags #RiverandBlues and #LiveMusicThursday.

We can’t wait to see you in the park!

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