Concerts in Bensonhurst

Aquarius Gives Back at Santos Party House on Friday, February 13, at 5 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Aquarius Gives Back

Santos Party House

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Hip-hop pioneers from C+C Music Factory and Lords of the Underground join forces for a benefit for at-risk youth

$30 $15

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Broadway Revue, Concert, or Cabaret Performance at 54 Below Through February 28 (Up to 46% Off)

54 Below

54 Below

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Broadway and cabaret icons such as “queen of American caberet” Ann Hampton Callaway take the stage for solo shows and musical revues

$35 $19

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Music at the Institute Concert Series on December 6, January 18, February 7, March 7, or April 4 (Up to 40% Off)

Music at the Institute Concert Series

Ukrainian Institute of America

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Each show is preceded by a pre-concert talk

$30 $18

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Two or Four Draft Beers and Specialty Burgers at Wicked Willy's (Up to 55% Off)

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

$39 $18

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Dueling Pianos at Bar Nine Between December 31–February 28 (Up to 38% Off)

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Clinton

Returning from Vegas’s New York-New York Hotel & Casino, high-voltage pianists trade banter & dive into songs requested by the audience

$40 $25

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Festival Chamber Music Concert at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall (Up to 50% Off)

Festival Chamber Music

Carnegie Hall

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Five diverse programs for intimate groupings of strings, woodwinds, and keys, including a guest appearance from the Chicago Harp Quartet

$40 $20

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Brazilian Dinner and Dancing for Two or Four at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil) (Up to 65% Off)

S.O.B.'s ( Sounds of Brazil )

SoHo

Salsa on Friday evening and samba on Saturday evening at an intimate dinner club

$170 $65

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Shaggy with Maxi Priest and Sanchez at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 13 (Up to 50% Off)

Shaggy With Maxi Priest And Sanchez

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

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Trio of reggae royalty deliver swaying upbeat hits such as “Boombastic,” “Close to You,” and “Lady in Red”

$89.30 $45

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Billy Ocean at Count Basie Theatre on Friday, February 13, at 8 p.m. (Up to 49% Off)

Billy Ocean

Count Basie Theatre

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British R & B star shares his soulful pipes in “Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)” and “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car”

$49 $25

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Upscale Comfort Food for Two or Four at Love Nightclub and Supper Club (Up to 51% Off)

LOVE Nightclub and Supper Club

Carle Place

Chefs serve up everything from southern fried chicken sliders topped with chipotle gouda to short rib tacos drizzled in poblano pepper sauce

$50 $25

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Each day during the Story Improv workshop, students ages 5–8 will enact the adventures of a children's storybook. The On the Spot: Improvisation session, best for students 8–14, will have students acting without scripts in order to build their quick wit and confidence. During the intensive two-week Piece Makers class, budding actors, playwrights, and directors ages 8–14 will create and perform their own original piece of theater. After learning many of the exercises and games used by the Irondale Theater Company, the class will become its own acting troupe and debut their show. This workshop includes pizza dinner for the players followed by post-performance refreshments for all.

85 S Oxford St
Brooklyn,
NY
US

As a native of the Dominican Republic, Claudette Munné loves merengue beats—but as classical pianists, she and her husband Massimiliano Facchini also cherish traditional piano pieces by European composers. To celebrate these dual passions, the pair arranged a series of fresh, merengue takes on old classics, a project that resulted in a sold-out two-piano show at Carnegie Hall and an interview with NBC.

Revamping traditional piano music isn't the couple's only collaboration, however. They also worked together to found Belle Arti Center for the Arts, a music school that caters mainly to children. Their toddler classes focus on training young ears and building a sense of rhythm that moves beyond freestyle clapping. During private lessons, they train students on instruments from the guitar and violin to woodwinds. Their classes follow a semester schedule, with each semester session culminating in a recital for family and friends.

10810 72nd Ave
Forest Hills,
NY
US

In town for one performance only, The Fab Four—The Ultimate Beatles Tribute sends audiences on a time-bending trip to the 1960s soundtracked by the lads from Liverpool’s greatest hits and die-hard fan favorites. Emceed by an actor channeling Ed Sullivan, the multimedia production boasts a talented cast showing off their uncanny impersonations of John, Paul, George, and MacGyver. Live note-for-note re-creations of the group’s classic hits include renditions of “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day in the Life,” and “Hey Jude.” With three costume changes, the show covers the Beatles' developing style, from the early days through Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to their brief stint as country band Uncle Ringo and the Hungry Blues. The touring production plays the palatial St. George Theatre, where the baroque furnishings offer plenty of murals, tiled fountains, and sculpted figures to keep eyes entertained before the show.

35 Hyatt St.
Staten Island,
NY
US

An almost sixteen million dollar renovation in late 2008 restored the Beacon Theater, an Upper West Side vintage movie palace, to its former glory. Built in 1928 to feature both films and vaudeville acts managed by Samuel L. Rothafel (the impresario behind Radio City Music Hall) the Beacon Theater drips with neoclassical, rococo and Orientalist design elements. The freshly remodeled house now seats nearly 3,000 patrons across three different levels, each with great views of the action before them. What’s more, the acoustics at the Beacon Theater are excellent, making the sonic space a draw for traveling musicians. Some of the stage’s most famous performers have included Paul Simon, the Grateful Dead, the Pet Shop Boys and the Rolling Stones, though new acts arrive weekly, looking to fill the room with adoring fans.

2124 Broadway
New York,
NY
US

At the intersection of St. Marks Place and Second Avenue in the East Village, the 299-seat Orpheum Theatre has been staging performances and projecting films behind its red-brick, neo-classical façade for more than a century. What the interior lacks in old world grandness, it more than makes up in intimacy, thanks to its two narrow levels, which makes every seat in the house a good one. Achieving greater notoriety in the 1980s for premiering the musical Little Shop of Horrors, the theater went on to become the home of the percussive Stomp, which has lived here since 1994. Since then, the walls have gradually filled with a mélange of street-life ephemera related to the show; subway signs, motorcycle parts, chains and metal scaffolding all give the room a theatrically urban ambiance.

126 2nd Ave
New York,
NY
US

Before the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts was even built, the idea for its Chamber Music Society was born. American composer and Lincoln Center President William Schuman helped specially design a recital hall in which the chamber group could play more than three centuries worth of musical compositions. But the Chamber Music Society didn't stay contained within its venue. Throughout the following half century, its musicians collaborated with dance companies, jazz projects, and festivals, helping to spread awareness and appreciation of their craft throughout the city.

10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,
NY
US