NYC LIFE: Tomato Divas, FREE Outdoor Concerts, Jazz, and More
It’s the season for outdoor events and The Metropolitan Opera and the NY Philharmonic kick off their FREE outdoor summer recital/concert series. And head inside for Randie Levine Miller’s “Tomato Showstopper Divas” at The Triad. Jazz greats are appearing all around the city this month at the Blue Note Jazz Festival. And the Head Tomato has a special invite for an important event on the shocking realities of Sex Trafficking.
June 21. Randie Levine Miller’s Tomato Showstopper Divas
Our pal and 3T collaborator, Randie Levine Miller has put together a brilliant and entertaining show featuring several of the outstanding talented singers from our past five years of Tomatoes Got Talent shows. Special guest is the amazing Sidney Meyer. It’s a 7PM show at the Triad. And it will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Hurry and get tickets before it sells out. Get tickets now.
June 27. Shocking Realities: Sex Trafficking from Nepal to NYC
Please join head tomato Cheryl Benton and the New York City Leadership Council for Because I am a Girl for an eye-opening panel discussion about how trafficking affects all of us. A short film presentation and our knowledgeable experts will allow you to discover the real state of so many trafficked girls and young women today, and what we can do to change this. The event takes place on a beautiful rooftop and includes wine, snacks, and change to meet other women who care deeply about these issues. Tickers are just $25. Get the details.
June 1-20. The Blue Note Jazz Festival
With over 100 events in five venues Blue Note Jazz Festival features jazz greats including: Chris Botti, Art Garfunkel, Gregory Porter, Al Di Meola, Gordon Lightfoot, Lettuce, The Manhattan Transfer, Eddie Palmieri, Tab Benoit, Sergio Mendes, Robert Cray, Bilal, Southside Johnny & More. Get all the details.
Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series
The Met’s popular concert series in New York City parks in all five boroughs kicks off on Monday, June 11, at SummerStage in Central Park, with an evening of arias and duets from a variety of operas. The first two recitals feature rising stars Latonia Moore, Mario Chang, and Joshua Hopkins. The four subsequent recitals showcase three exciting young artists—Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, Gerard Schneider, and Adrian Timpau. Dan Saunders will be at the piano to accompany each performance. Recitals are free. Get the details.
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks
This iconic New York summer experience transform our parks throughout the city into a patchwork of picnickers and providing music lovers with an opportunity to hear the best classical music under the stars. And there there will be fireworks following the performances in the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn. All performances begin at 8:00 p.m. except the Free Indoor Concert in Staten Island, which begins at 3:00 p.m. Get the details.