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AMERICANAFEST NYC

AMERICANAFEST NYC

8.10.2019 to 8.11.2019

Catch David Crosby & Friends, Patty Griffin, Anaïs Mitchell and Yola at AMERICANAFEST NYC 2019
August 10 & 11 | Damrosch Park | New York City, NY

 

In partnership with Lincoln Center's Out of Doors Festival, we're excited to bring you our complete lineup for the Roots of American Music Weekend, AMERICANAFEST NYC!

For the sixth year in a row, we're bringing the magic of AMERICANAFEST to New York City's Damrosch Park.

Who's performing? This year's lineup includes David Crosby & FriendsPatty GriffinAnaïs Mitchell and 2019 Americana Emerging Act of the Year and Album of the Year Nominee Yola.

See below for details on these amazing artists taking the stage at the Damrosch Park Bandshell and how you can attend this FREE event.

 

Saturday, August 10 at 7:30 pm (ET)
Patty Griffin
Yola

Fresh off a world tour, GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin is set to grace the AMERICANAFEST NYC stage. The quintessential American artist lends her seasoned wisdom to a new eponymous LP—whose lead track “River” was inspired by Leon Russell’s “A Song for You,” made famous by R&B singer Donny Hathaway. With her melancholy poise and pendulous jazz phrasing, she proves she is still one of folk music’s most genre-expanding artists. Opening the evening is arresting British singer Yola, whose thrilling debut album "Walk Through Fire" (produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach) has established her as the queen of country soul.

Sunday, August 11 at 7:30 pm (ET)
David Crosby & Friends
Anaïs Mitchell

Closing out this year’s festival is fearless folk-rock legend David Crosby. In his unparalleled six-decade career, the native Californian has created songs that resonate as indelible cultural touchstones for more than three generations, not only as a solo artist but as a founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Amid a nationwide tour, the two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and his Sky Trails band pay a visit to the Bandshell to share the music of a stunning creative renaissance. Opening the evening is singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, whose folk opera Hadestown—a retelling of the Orpheus tale set in the Depression era—opened on Broadway this April to critical acclaim (and 14 Tony nominations). Whether she is on a dark exploration of American manhood or mining old English and Scottish ballads, the charismatic performer has built a vast and personal mythology.

 
 

How can I attend? All events are FREE; no tickets required. Seating in Damrosch Park is first come, first served, and gates open one hour prior to the performance unless otherwise noted on Lincoln Center's website here.

AMERICANAFEST NYC and the rest of this year's Out of Doors Festival takes place on Lincoln Center’s campus between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue in New York City.

View a complete festival schedule here.