Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Queens in February

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Queens in February

Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids in Queens this February.

First Friday: Jazz with Keith Jordan FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30-9pm
WHERE: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL), 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Jazz musician Keith Jordan puts on an unforgettable show.
WANT TO GO? 718-658-7400. jcal.org.

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations- Music from Santo Domingo with Berto Reyes and his Band! FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 7, 5-6pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Langston Hughes Branch, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Berto Reyes and his band will perform merengue típico and merenhouse.
WANT TO GO? 718-651-1100. queenslibrary.org.

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Bohio Music and Riva Nyri Precil Perform Haitian Fusion Music FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2-4pm
WHERE: Queens Library - South Hollis Branch, 204-01 Hollis Ave., South Hollis, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy Haitian fusion. Riva and Monvelyno, who was born and raised in Haiti, began collaborating musically five years ago, and together they created their band Bohio Music which fuses traditional Haitian tunes, jazz, and afro rhythms.
WANT TO GO? 718-465-6779. queenslibrary.org.

Thursday Night Jazz: Jasper Dutz
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 14, 8-9pm
WHERE: Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL), 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Multi-instrumentalist, gamer, and composer Jasper Dütz aims to project and promote creative sincerity not only in music, but in all mediums of art.
WANT TO GO? $10. 718-658-7400. jcal.org.

Kupferberg Presents: Victor Manuelle
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 15, 8pm
WHERE: Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 153-49 Reeves Ave., Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Expect complex, personal lyrics with sing-along choruses.
WANT TO GO? $49-$109. 718-793-8080. kupferbergcenter.org.

Noreum Machi
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 1, 8pm-10pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Noreum Machi, referring to a performer who is so skilled that no one would dare to follow on stage, specializes in the virtuosic Korean percussion music known as Samul-nori. Coming from Korea, Noreum Machi’s colorful program includes spectacular percussion dialogues, haunting shamanic chants, and entrancing acrobatic dances.


WANT TO GO? $16/$10 Members & Students/FREE for Teens . 7184637700. http://flushingtownhall.org/event/8a4144c85cc6bb8a6e9f24d4d711f37b.

Mwenso & The Shakes
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 2, 8pm-10pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Mwenso & the Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro-American music. Taking from the stylings of Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, James Brown and many other American musical legends, Michael Mwenso leads an electrifying show the New York Times calls, “intense, prowling, and ebullient.”


WANT TO GO? $16/$10 Members & Students/FREE for Teens. 7184637700. http://flushingtownhall.org/event/0402008a991a6ac0c8571af91ebb610d.

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