• 7 Must-See Musical Shows For Fall 2016

    Don’t miss these highly anticipated musical shows happening this fall

    By Caroline Alkire
    Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards will be performing this October during The Great Gatsby Brunch at 48 Lounge. Photo via jazzyash.com.

    Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards will be performing this October during The Great Gatsby Brunch at 48 Lounge. Photo via jazzyash.com.

    Get ready, because NYC’s musical calendar is full of family-friendly programs! We’ve picked a variety of concerts happening all fall long, that you and your little ones are sure to love. Check them out:

    September 11

    September 11th: Fiftheenth Anniversary Memorial Concert
    Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
    Commemorate those lost on September 11th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. Teach your kids about the brave men and women who were involved in the attacks, and honor those who saved the lives of others. $30; 4pm. 2537 Broadway, 212-864-5400, symphonyspace.org

    October 1- November 19

    Just Kidding Event Series
    Symphony Space
    This concert series is a must-see family event your kids will love! With a variety of bands performing throughout October, your kids can learn all about the music culture of NYC. From concerts to interactive musicals, this series has it all. This season’s performers include Vered and the Babes, Steve Weeks, and Sonia De Los Santos with Elena Moon Park. All ages. $17; Saturdays at 11am or 2pm. 2537 Broadway, 212-864-5400, symphonyspace.org

    October 15

    Family Saturday
    Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater 
    If your little ones love ballet then Lincoln Center is the perfect place to spend your Saturday morning! This interactive show features works performed by New York City Ballet dancers and orchestra members. It’s educational fun for your budding dancers. Ages 5 and up. $22; 11am. West 63rd Street and Columbus Avenue 212-875-5000, family.lincolncenter.org

    October 22

     The Ages of Music: “Baroque”
    Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall
    Bring your youngest kids to Lincoln Center to enjoy a concert with works by J.S. Bach, Handel, Purcell and Vivaldi. Geffen Hall is sure to be packed with children eager to learn about classical music! Ages 3-6. Tickets start at $14; 2pm. 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-875-5656, nyphil.org

    October 23

    Great Gatsby Jazz Brunch, Featuring Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards
    48 Lounge
    Nothing beats brunch right? Wrong. Nothing beats brunch with a Great Gatsby themed musical performance by Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards. Transport the whole family back to the 1920’s! Ages 2-5. $500 per family, includes an introductory year-long LC Kids Membership, free for current members; 12pm. 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-875-5000, family.lincolncenter.org

    November 6

    Carnegie Kids: The Itty Biddies
    Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing
    Stop into Carnegie Hall with your little ones for a Carnegie Kids concert featuring The Itty Biddies! Your kids will love participating in an interactive, 45-minute show with this trio of songstresses. Ages 2-6. Free, 12pm. 881 Seventh Avenue, 212-247-7800, carnegiehall.org

    November 12-13

    Vivaldi: A Man for Four Seasons

    The Kanye Playhouse
    Families will be delighted by Little Orchestra Society’s first concert of the season, Vivaldi: A Man for Four Seasons. Unlike a typical orchestra performance, circus artists from the Big Apple Circus will be performing alongisde the orchestra to bring Vivaldi’s most famous work, The Four Seasons, to life.  Ages 3-7. Tickets start at $15, 10am and 11:30am. 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues, 212-772-4448, littleorchestra.org


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