Monday, August 15, 2011

Meet the new

After a nice long run on blogger, we are now officially retiring this page and moving to our new website, hosted at The free show listings will go on, and the giveaways will be bigger and better than ever. Be sure to update your bookmarks.

We invite you to read our introductory blog posting on the new site about all of the new features.

Thanks for the continued support.

See you at a free concert soon,

--MyFreeConcert Team

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Free Concert: Hoover Dam Collective w/ numerous performers @ Station 171, 8/19

c/o the Facebook Event where you'll find complete information:
C'mon out to Greenpoint, Brooklyn on August 19th for "The Hoover Dam Collective Presents: Augustus," our big end-of-summer shebang!!

The show will begin at 5 pm with a rooftop BBQ and outdoor music performance by the talented Zach Orion. We will be selling dogs and burgers for cheap, or bring your own stuff to grill! The show will then move indoors, where we will present a full evening of dance, music, theater and comedy.

We will begin the evening with a solo performance by Isaiah Gage, followed by a dance improvisation by Hoover Dam Collective dancers.

Featuring 2 hour-long dance sets!!!

Friday, August 12, 2011

Free Concert: Deathrow Tull, FWWTW, more @ Brooklyn Bridge, 8/13

c/o NononsenseNYC:
Brooklyn Bridge Party

Tell somebody, but don't tell everybody. This one's for us. For those of us who love something different, something magical, something that will stay with you long after the sun rises and the season changes.

Featuring special acoustic sets by Deathrow Tull, a beatbox orchestra, FWWTW, and secret treats. Bring your own flask. Bring some balloons. Bring your best dance moves. Bring your magic tricks and imagination. Bring your favorite somebodys. After-party details will be disclosed as we march together.

Brooklyn Bridge
Meet on the Manhattan side around 11:30p; $free
losing of official/unofficial festivities.

Free Concerts: Rite of Summer w/ classical-contemporary performers @ Governor's Island, 8/13 + 9/4

The Rite of Summer website will give you more info, but here's a brief overview:

Rite of Summer. Near-riotous. Fun. Outdoors. Free. New Music as it should be heard, in the summer.

The first classical-contemporary music festival on NYC's Governors Island


Not Quite Free Concert: $5 donation, Numerous bands & free food @ Brooklyn Fireproof, 8/14

c/o the Facebook Event:

Ok, here's how it works: you bring a bag of clean, unwanted clothes to trade/donate and get to come eat our delicious, local, organic food for free! (5$ suggested donation).

Don't have any clothes to swap? $5 will get you in for food, music, dancing, and general merry-making.

Come hang out, enjoy the bounty of Garden of Eve farm and the Coop, learn about the Coop, get some new stuff, make new friends, and so on.

MUSIC Performances by:

FAIR LION (​ges/FAIR-LION/141477595929​477)
BABY ERECTION (​ges/Baby-Erection/14062524​2640439 )
HIGHWAY GIMPS (​ghwayGimps)


All proceeds benefit the Bushwick Food Coop. The Bushwick Food Coop is a member-owned cooperative that is currently operating as a buying club out of Brooklyn Fireproof and is working toward opening a grocery store. Every other week, members can pre-order organic, local and fair trade produce, dry goods, dairy, meat, and vegan products at great prices. Visit http://www.bushwickfoodcoo​ for more information or to join.

L to Morgan

Free Concert: Morgan O'Kane, Daddy Long Legs, barbecue @ Lady Jay's, 8/14

Head to the Facebook Event for more information.

Not Quite Free Concert: $10, Pat Mahoney, numerous performers, swimming pool + more @ The Palms, 8/12

This one will run you $10 but it is probably worth your money. This event will feature Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem, House of House, and swimming pools for the entire day. You'll find complete info on The Danger List. Sure to be a great way to spend yet another summer night for cheap.

Free Concert: New York Sweaty @ Le Poisson Rouge, 8/19

Head to the Facebook Event for more information.

Free Concert: Hooky Day Party w/ several DJs @ Hotel Chantelle, 8/12

An early party, for those of you that want to have a reason to start your Friday festivities early.

Free Concerts: Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon @ Coney Island, 8/13 + 8/27

c/o Coney Island Fun Guide:
For the 6th year in a row, Deno's Wonder Wheel has invited bands to perform on the Coney Island boardwalk as part of the Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon.
Join "Witches In Bikinis", "Alien Surfer Babes" and other rock, pop/rock and surf bands for some fun in the sun.
Sat. Aug. 13 - Rock Bands
2 pm Smalltown Scoundrels
3 pm Brittany Campbell
4 pm Sababa
5 pm Penguin Revolution
6 pm Hypaspace
7 pm Witches In Bikinis
Sat. Aug. 27 - Surf Bands
2 pm Commercial Interruption
3 pm Reverb Galaxy
4 pm Mighty Surf Lords
5 pm Alien Surfer Babes
6 pm TarantinosNYC
7 pm The Octomen
Starting in 2006, when Witches In Bikinis opened for the boardwalk fireworks as guests of Deno's, the event has grown to two weekends -one of surf bands (think "Pulp Fiction") and another with rock bands.
This year, the event will take place on Sat. Aug 13 and Sat. Aug. 27. Enjoy rock bands on the 13th along with "Witches In Bikinis" and surf bands on the 27th with "Alien Surfer Babes."
The music marathon is in front of Deno's Wonder Wheel on the Coney Island Boardwalk at West 12th St.