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AfroBeats Dance Party

Join us for an explosive AfroBeats Dance Party at City Hall Plaza. Note: This event was originally scheduled for Thursday, September 14.

September 21, 2023
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 1 City Hall Square
    Boston, MA 02201-2006
  • Contact:
    Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-09-21T17:00:00 - 2023-09-21T20:00:00

Calling all rhythm enthusiasts, join us on September 21 at 5 p.m. for a dance party at City Hall Plaza! Let DJ Prince take you on a musical journey with irresistible beats that'll make you move like never before!

Embrace the vibrant energy of AfroBeats! This event is free and open to the public. Let's celebrate unity through music and dance!

September 21, 2023
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 1 City Hall Square
    Boston, MA 02201-2006
  • Contact:
    Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-09-21T17:00:00 - 2023-09-21T20:00:00
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Country Dance Party

Join us on City Hall Plaza for an electrifying evening of country jams, country line dancing, and pure fun!

August 24, 2023
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 1 City Hall Square
    Boston, MA 02201-2006
  • Contact:
    Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-24T17:00:00 - 2023-08-24T20:00:00

Yeehaw, dance lovers! Get ready to kick up your boots at the ultimate Country Dance Party hosted by the amazing Brandon Clay from 101.7 The Bull!

Dust off your cowboy hats and get ready to groove! This event is free and open to the public, join us August 24, from 5 - 8  p.m. at City Hall Plaza. Don't miss out on the boot-scootin' good time!

August 24, 2023
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 1 City Hall Square
    Boston, MA 02201-2006
  • Contact:
    Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-24T17:00:00 - 2023-08-24T20:00:00
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Age Strong Bilingual Guitar Classes

Free bilingual guitar classes at BCYF Hyde Park Community Center

August 4, 2023
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from August 4, 2023, until November 5, 2023
  • 1179 River Street
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Hyde Park
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-04T13:00:00 - 2023-08-04T14:00:00

Join us for free bilingual music classes in English and Spanish.

Únase a nosotros para clases de música bilingües gratuitas en inglés y español.

August 4, 2023
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from August 4, 2023, until November 5, 2023
  • 1179 River Street
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Hyde Park
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-04T13:00:00 - 2023-08-04T14:00:00
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Age Strong Bilingual Singing Classes

Free bilingual singing classes at BCYF Hyde Park Community Center

August 4, 2023
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from August 4, 2023, until September 20, 2023
  • 1179 River Street
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Hyde Park
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-04T12:00:00 - 2023-08-04T13:00:00

Join us for free bilingual music classes in English and Spanish.

Únase a nosotros para clases de música bilingües gratuitas en inglés y español.

August 4, 2023
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from August 4, 2023, until September 20, 2023
  • 1179 River Street
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Hyde Park
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-04T12:00:00 - 2023-08-04T13:00:00
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Age Strong Movement + Mindfulness Workshop

Free movement & mindfulness classes at BCYF Vine Street Community Center

August 2, 2023
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Wednesday, starting from August 2, 2023, until September 18, 2023
  • 339 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-08-02T11:00:00 - 2023-08-02T12:00:00

Through a series of Embodied Voice & Yoga practices, including breathing techniques, seated postures, and standing poses, we’ll playfully explore the healing and joyful vibrations of the voice and movement.

August 2, 2023
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Wednesday, starting from August 2, 2023, until September 18, 2023
  • 339 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Posted:
2023-08-02T11:00:00 - 2023-08-02T12:00:00
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Age Strong Rhythm + Rhyme + Flow Songwriting Workshop

Free rhythm, rhyme and flow workshops at BCYF Vine Street Community Center

August 2, 2023
  • 10:00am - 11:00am
    Repeats weekly on Wednesday, starting from August 2, 2023, until September 19, 2023
  • 339 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-02T10:00:00 - 2023-08-02T11:00:00

Connect heart to voice through love notes, spoken words, and heart songs.

We’ll settle into a soulful practice beginning with our breath flowing into the written word, somatic movement, and then blossoming into an embodied

vocal performance.

August 2, 2023
  • 10:00am - 11:00am
    Repeats weekly on Wednesday, starting from August 2, 2023, until September 19, 2023
  • 339 Dudley Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119
  • Contact:
    Nuria Silva
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Roxbury
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-08-02T10:00:00 - 2023-08-02T11:00:00
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Friday Afternoon Concert Series

The Friday Afternoon Concert Series takes place from 12 - 2 p.m. at Sam Adams Park on Fridays in July and August.

July 7, 2023
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from July 7, 2023, until August 25, 2023
  • Sam Adams Park
    Boston, MA 02109
  • Contact:
    Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-07-07T12:00:00 - 2023-07-07T14:00:00

Mayor Michelle Wu and The Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment are Happy to present the Friday Afternoon Concert Series for summer 2023.

This concert series, a partnership between Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston, showcases the best of Boston's local music talent.

On Fridays in July and August, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., an artist or band will set up in front of the statue of Sam Adams on the Congress Street side of Faneuil Hall. Bring your lunch and a friend or two and enjoy some great music and sunshine. It's completely free and open to the public.

July 7, 2023
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Repeats weekly on Friday, starting from July 7, 2023, until August 25, 2023
  • Sam Adams Park
    Boston, MA 02109
  • Contact:
    Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Event Type:
  • Posted:
2023-07-07T12:00:00 - 2023-07-07T14:00:00
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The Beantown Get Down

The Beantown Get Down Hip Hop Dance Event offers an intergenerational opportunity for Boston’s young people to learn from Hip Hop legends.

August 19, 2023
2023-08-19T12:00:00 - 2023-08-19T22:00:00

This project will bring together local residents and dancers of all backgrounds, knowledge, and artistic abilities to celebrate hip-hop dance styles developed since the 1980s.

Come down to Boston’s City Hall plaza for dance battles, a Hip Hop Cypher, and a Judges’ Showcase with artists Ramiro Vaughan “Purpose,” MegaTron, and Krucial.

More Info

Graphic with text: Beantown Get Down Free Hip Hop Event Saturday, August 19 Boston City Hall

City of Boston, Arts and Culture, WBUR, and WERS logos

 

August 19, 2023
2023-08-19T12:00:00 - 2023-08-19T22:00:00
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GLD FSTVL

GLD FSTVL is the ultimate festival where music, art, and good vibes collide in an unforgettable in-person celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop music and culture!

August 12, 2023
2023-08-12T12:00:00 - 2023-08-12T22:00:00

Presented by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture and Boston-based Hip Hop crew STL GLD, join us at City Hall Plaza for an unforgettable day of music, food, and culture. This day-long event will bring together the Boston community highlighting the rich history of Hip Hop music and culture.

EarthGang and Dead Prez will headline GLD FSTVL, and the day-long event will also feature local performances by STL GLD, Billy Dean Thomas, Van Buren Records, The Hip Hop Transformation, Latrell James, Kei, and Oompa, as well as local DJs, food trucks, and retail vendors.

With a vibrant atmosphere and amazing performances, GLD FSTVL promises to be an epic celebration of music and community.

Graphic with text “GLD FSTVL - EARTHGANG, DEAD PREZ, STL GLD, OOMPA, Van Buren Records, Latrell James, Billy Dean Thomas, KEI, THHT, DJ E DUBBLE, DJ WHY SHAM, DJ SLIPWAX, DJ BOBBY BANGERS, 08.12.2023, City Hall Plaza”

City of Boston, Arts and Culture, WBUR, and WERS logos

 

August 12, 2023
2023-08-12T12:00:00 - 2023-08-12T22:00:00

Schedule

Time Stage Artist
12 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Bobby Bangers
12:30 p.m. Main Stage Welcome with host Mr. P.S.A.
12:40 p.m. Main Stage The Hip Hop Transformation
1 p.m. Main Stage Donald Grunge
1:20 p.m. Main Stage kei
1:50 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Bobby Bangers
2:15 p.m. Main Stage Van Buren Records
2:45 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Why Sham
3:20 p.m. Main Stage Stiggity Stackz
3:35 p.m. Main Stage Billy Dean Thomas
4:05 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Why Sham
4:20 p.m. Main Stage Latrell James
4:50 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Slipwax
5:25 p.m. Main Stage Dead Prez
6 p.m. DJ Stage DJ Slipwax
6:20 p.m. Main Stage Oompa
6:50 p.m. DJ Stage DJ E Dubble
7:25 p.m. Main Stage STL GLD
8:25 p.m. DJ Stage DJ E Dubble
8:50 p.m. Main Stage EarthGang
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BCYF Perkins Fun Fest

Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family to a fun and free Neighborhood Fun Fest Party on August 17!

August 17, 2023
2023-08-17T17:00:00 - 2023-08-17T19:00:00

The BCYF Fun Fest will offer a variety of free activities including a cookout, music, ice cream, children's activities, center information and more. 

August 17, 2023
2023-08-17T17:00:00 - 2023-08-17T19:00:00
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