The fun continues at the Queens Theatre where festival goers can enjoy the indoor beer garden, live DJ sets, and other exhibits.
Join us at Pops’ Place at the Queens Theatre, where DJ Cochon de Lait, and DJ Pana Li will play Satchmo-inspired tunes, and we’ll serve refreshments at our indoor beer garden to help you cool down on a summer day.
“50 Years of What a Wonderful World”
Talks in the Cabaret room at 2:00PM and 4:00PM with Archivist Ricky Riccardi from the Louis Armstrong’s House Museum.
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the song that has become Louis Armstrong’s best-known recording, “What a Wonderful World.” Louis Armstrong House Museum Director of Research Collections Ricky Riccardi will explore how the song became such a hit after Armstrong’s passing and how Armstrong always viewed it as a tribute to his Corona, Queens neighborhood. Riccardi will show unique photos and screen rare footage of Armstrong performing his beloved hit in the last years of his life.
Our family area will provide a space to relax together and take part in some wonderful activities for children of all ages to enjoy. The activities will take place from 1:00PM – 5:00PM.
Activities will include:
Big Apple Circus
Queens College Athletics
“Bringing the Beat” with Talujon Percussion Ensemble Project
New York Hall of Science Tent
Join our Explainers and use your creativity to build sturdy structures using simple materials like dowels and rubber bands.
(The NYU Music Experience Design Lab lowers barriers to creative expression through development of playful apps and technologies that enable music making for all.)