The River and Blues free concert series returns to Wagner Park in Battery Park City this year. Every Thursday from now until August 2nd catch a River and Blues concert from one of the talented bands. After, Strings-on-Hudson will go from August 9th until August 30th.
- July 12 // Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely – New York music scene staple Toshi Reagon crafts progressive, soulful blues and creates an intimate, uplifting spiritual connection to the audience with the help of her renowned band BIGLovely
- July 19 // John Hammond – A River & Blues favorite, legendary bluesman, Grammy winner and Blues Hall of Fame inductee John Hammond has shared the stage with a who’s who of blues greats, from Jimi Hendrix to Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters and more
- July 26 // Hurray for the Riff Raff – Born and raised in the Bronx, Alynda Lee Segarra ran away to New Orleans, emerging with the folk-inspired, bluesy Americana sound of Hurray for the Riff Raff
- August 2 // Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – This Seattle-based soul collective brings a jazzy, soulful blues sound to New York City.