Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, in partnership with the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA ), will present seven summer concerts beginning and ending in the Northwest Bronx. Venue hosts and co-presenters include the Amalgamated/Park Reservoir Housing Cooperatives, the Riverdale YM-YWHA and Henry Hudson Park. All shows will be free and open to the public. “I am pleased to provide funding to the Bronx Council on the Arts for this amazing free concert series,” says Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (District 81). “All of the performances are superb. I encourage my neighbors and constituents to attend and I know you will have a great time!”
Performers will include Ginetta’s Vendetta at the Amalgamated Train Park (, ), the Just Nuts Party Dance Band at Henry Hudson Park ( , ), John Benitez and his Salsa Band at Amalgamated Train Park ( , ), the Mystery Tour Beatles Tribute Band at Henry Hudson Park ( , ), The Gene DiNapoli Variety All-Star Show at Riverdale YM-YWHA ( , ), the New York Skyscrapers and Friends at Riverdale YM-YWHA ( , ) and River of Dreams at Riverdale YM-YWHA (Billy Joel Cover Band) on , .
“The summer concerts that Assemblyman Dinowitz makes possible are a great way for us to meet families and individuals from around the Bronx, in a way that’s different than our year-round Bronx Writers Center and Longwood Art Gallery programs,” says Bronx Council on the Arts Deputy Director Charlie Vázquez, who also directs Bronx Writers Center programs. “I began my creative journey as a young musician in the Bronx and that’s what summer’s for: to have fun and meet new people.”