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Whether it's cabaret, lounge, opera, mime, spoken word, Andes pan flute, string quartet, or rock, there's always a show going on and it's pretty guaranteed that if you ride the subway or walk a few blocks, you are sure to encounter one of these performances a la carte... here's a few planned and unplanned, rehearsed and impromptu, in the park, on the subway and in the club...
 
  Catherine Parsons on viola... You can reach Catherine for lessons, weddings, etc at catherine.viola@gmail.com
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  Jazzman Willie Gee at Triad on west 72nd street is always joined by virtuoso guests at his Steppin Up To The Plate performances.
   This is a pot pouri of summer entertainment on the streets... if you tire of one just scroll forward to the next... 5 performances...
Was lucky enough to catch one of Gil Scott-Heron's last New York performances when he played a free Summer show at Marcus Garvey Park on Aug 5th. It was a homecoming concert and the Harlem crowd showed him lots of love. Gallery posting this week...
 That's Dhani Harrison, Joe Arthur and Ben Harper. Fistful of Mercy at The Apollo, with Jessy Greene helping out on violin.
 
  String quartets are a Summer favorite with wide appeal to young and old alike for different reasons... Don't forget to tip!!!
COMING SOON ::: Nile Rogers had everyone up on their feet as he sailed thru a seemingly endless set of his hits from Chic to Bowie.
Watch this space for an extensive gallery and video of the event.... posting soon!!
Crowd control was in doubt when Iggy Pop topped the bill on Randall's Island....
 
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