Antibalas on Governor’s Island Saturday | More Free Concerts In August

Antibalas @ Summerstage – July 1, 2006 (Photo via judester1213)
Antibalas @ Summerstage

Every Saturday this August, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council presents free New World Music concerts, featuring a diverse roster of international artists on historic Governors Island. Hop on the free ferry with a picnic and enjoy the sun.

All shows are free! Governor’s Island is a great way to see beautiful views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, and even New Jersey!

DATE: August 4, 2007
TIME: 1:00pm

Sweet Micky
DATE: August 11, 2007
TIME: 1:00pm

Si*Se with Toubab Krewe
DATE: August 18, 2007
TIME: 1:00pm

Bhangra vs. Reggae Inna Soundclash
feat. DJ Rekha w/percussionist Dave Sharma + Trojan Records w/DJ James
DATE: August 25, 2007
TIME: 1:00pm

HOP on the train or bus
4,5 to Wall Street, 9 to South Ferry, R to Whitehall, or buses, M6, M9, or M15 to South Ferry

SKIP over to the Battery Maritime Building
Slip 7, at Broad & Whitehall St., north of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
A free 7-minute ferry to Governors Island leaves on the hour starting at 10am. Access to the Governors Island Ferry will be on a first-come, first-served basis

JUMP off the ferry at Governors Island
Head to Colonels Row for In the Pocket and enjoy your day on the island. Bring a picnic!

Ferries will return from Governors Island every hour on the ½ hour with the last public ferry returning to Manhattan at 5:00 pm. [The Social Diva]