Washington Square Music Festival

June 18 2024 – June 25 2024


Enjoy beautiful music in the great outdoors at the 66th Annual Season of the Washington Square Music Festival. Performers change each week, see below for a full schedule.

an orchestra performs at the Washington Square Music Festival


June 4th: Los Hacheros: Papote Jimenez sings along with Eddie Venegas – Violin/Trombone, Itai Kris – Flute, William Ash – Bass, Jacob Plasse – Tres, Carlos Padron  – Bongo, Marcos Torres – Conga.

June 11th: Women in Classical Music: Ahmed Alom conducting the Festival Chamber Orchestra. Featured work: Four Marys by Julia Wolfe + Beethoven, Stravinsky, Bacewicz, Wagner.

June 18th: Baroque to Latin: Ahmed Alom conducting the Festival Chamber Orchestra. Rubén Rengel, violin soloist. Featured work: Mozart’s Violin Concerto No.5 in A major +Bach, Romero

June 25th: New York Jazzharmonic: A Tribute to Count Basie: Ron Wasserman conductor.

The Washington Square Music Festival is made possible with public funding from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Councilmember Christopher Marte, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.  Generous grants from The Earle K. & Katherine F. Moore Foundation, The Washington Square Association, The Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust, New York University Community Affairs & NYU Community Fund, Salamon-Abrams Family Fund, the Washington Square Park Conservancy, and Con Edison are deeply appreciated as is invaluable help from NYC Parks and Recreation.