RIVER & BLUES

OVER 20 YEARS OF MUSIC AND SUMMER SUNSETS
WAGNER PARK, BATTERY PARK CITY
THURSDAYS IN JULY

2022 LINE UP

free and open to the public
DOORS @ 6PM

JULY 07

nicole-atkins

NICOLE ATKINS

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

6PM   DOORS OPEN

7PM   nicole atkins 

JULY 14

ELJURI
ELJURI

Touted as one of the top Latina guitar players in the world, Eljuri is a compulsive genre-fusing artist that blends the sounds and rhythms of her life experiences into her song-writing and guitar playing.

CHA-WA

CHA WA

The infectious music and dazzling stage show of grammy-nominated Cha Wa has been described as “funk with feathers” – a sound rooted in traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian music mixed with funk and soul, creating a non-stop groove machine.

6:00pm    Doors OPEN

6:30PM    ELJURI

7:30PM    CHA WA

JULY 21

Virginia-born singer/songwriter Nicole Wray has everything you’d want in a singer: an infectious flair, an incredible range and a church upbringing that’s brought a pure, healing texture to her voice.

6:00pm   DOORS OPEN

7:00pm   LADY WRAY

Lady-Wray
LADY WRAY

JULY 28

MAGGIE-ROSE

MAGGIE ROSE

After years of honing her chops and making her name as a force-of-nature vocalist, the Nashville-based singer/songwriter Maggie Rose has dreamed up her own unbridled collision of rock-and-roll, soul, folk, funk, and R&B.
CEDRIC-BURNSIDE
CEDRIC BURNSIDE
Cedric Burnside was born into a prominent family of North Mississippi Hill Country legends. These sensibilities are reflected across his work and impeccably showcased on his 2022 GRAMMY-winning release, “I Be Trying”.

6:00pm   DOORS OPEN

6:30PM   MAGGIE ROSE

7:30PM   CEDRIC BURNSIDE

JULY
07,14,21,28

DJ-Susan-Z.-anthony

DJ Susan Z. anthony

Third-generation DJ Susan Z. Anthony will warm up the River & Blues stage every Thursday this July at 6PM. Come early and check out her eclectic sets that slide from underground cuts to classic party knockers and back again.

The River & Blues Concert Series is BACK! This celebrated NYC summer tradition has featured Global and American folk, roots and blues music for over 20 years! This JULY, Battery Park City Authority presents four FREE concerts sure to delight music lovers of all ages. Set in picturesque Wagner Park, River & Blues is a perfect summer show experience with breathtaking views of Hudson River sunsets, picnic-friendly fairgrounds and refreshing waterfront breezes. “Wagner Park in Battery Park City is the place to be for nature-lovers and music-lovers alike!”

GETTING HERE

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park
16 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280.

BY TRAIN
4, 5 to Bowling Green
1 to South Ferry
R, W to Whitehall/South Ferry

PATH Trains Go to PATH site

BUS/FERRIES
M20, Free Downtown Connection
buses stop at Battery Place & West St.

Pier 11/Wall street, Brookfield Place

Go to nywaterway.com
Whitehall Ferry Terminal

BIKING

If biking to Wagner Park, a limited amount of bike racks are located at the location where you can secure your bicycle. Bikes are not allowed on the lawns during the show in the interest of keeping our space accessible to all visitors.

CITIBIKE

The closest Citibike stations to Wagner Park are at Broadway & Battery Pl and on LIttle West St & 1 Pl. Additional locations nearby.

SEATING

BYO-pic-nic blankets! Wagner Park is a terraced lawn and can accommodate blankets. If the venue gets crowded, patrons may be asked to make room to allow for more guests.

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