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How to See Live Music in NYC

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If the streets of New York could sing, they would play a rock opera. Or maybe a Broadway musical – something grand enough and detailed enough to encompass the many layers and facets of the city’s rich musical history. As a hub for live music, New York City provides a vast variety of options for […]

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The Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals

top 5 must see broadway musicals

This list of ‘Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals’ will ensure you don’t end up at a bad show Seeing a musical on Broadway is a New York City experience that everyone should have in their lifetime. From the talented performers to the amazing sets, you’ll find it difficult not to be blown away by […]

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Alternative Times Square

alternative times square

Get the most out of your visit to New York with our guide to the Alternative Times Square From its brightly lit billboards to its jam-packed stores, Times Square is easily one of the most famous and recognisable places in New York City and possibly the world. Despite Times Square’s international reputation as the heart of […]

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Jazz Clubs in Harlem

Minton's Playhouse, NYC

Jazz was born in New Orleans, but it evolved and flourished in Harlem. Legendary artists like Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holliday, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis played Harlem. Jazz genres like Swing, Bebop, Latin and Cool Jazz were born there, and the neighborhood once teemed with renowned Jazz clubs. Now, after decades of decline, […]

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How to Hear Gospel in Harlem

Walks of New York runs group walking tours around the most interesting and iconic sites in NYC – If you’re planning a trip, come join us! Hearing Gospel in Harlem is one of the finest musical treats New York City has to offer. But unlike with other forms of music, New York has no commercial […]

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Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2013

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival

The third annual Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival returns May 6 – 11, 2013.  The Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage, and Jazzmobile once again partner to celebrate of “the prestige of the past…the pulse of the present” with concerts by renowned and emerging artists in famed Harlem music venues.  Columbia University collaborates with panel discussions and films […]

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