Jazz at Lincoln Center

Up-and-coming young stars play contemporary jazz

Join Jazz at Lincoln Center for a weekend of blues, swing, and improvisation! Jazz at Lincoln Center presents their Young Stars of Jazz featuring Isaiah J. Thompson, Endea Owens, Kyle Poole, Anthony Hervey, Alexa Tarantino, and Julian Lee, as well as Camille Thurman and the Darrell Green Trio.

In the Spirit of Swing. The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz though performance, education and advocacy.

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Friday, August 13: Young Stars of Jazz

Saturday, August 14: Camille Thurman and the Darrell Green Quartet: Burt Bacharach Reimagined

Livestream info + re-watch past performances

New this year: thanks to generous support from Bank of America, Picnic Performances will be livestreamed and available to watch at no cost. We invite you to grab a blanket, get comfortable, and enjoy the show, no matter where you are!

Watch on Bryant Park’s Website, as well as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube channels: @bryantparknyc*

Young Stars of Jazz

In-park attendance

Entry to Picnic Performances is open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis for all audience members. Advance ticket registration is no longer required. Please arrive no earlier than 5:30pm when doors open. There will be two seating areas:

1. Vaccinated and Tested: Attendees must present either digital or physical proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or an immediately recent negative COVID-19 test, along with government issued photo ID. In this area, attendees can bring a blanket or use a Bryant Park chair. Upon entry, attendees may distance and wear masks at their own discretion.

2. Distanced: In this area, audience may sit in pre-set, distanced chairs. Chairs may be moved only at staff discretion. Attendees may not enter the vaccinated and tested area.

Please visit the Picnic Performances page for more information.