Before you is a list of various things to do in NYC this weekend, August 23-25. We have for you a BBQ Festival, huge music concert, musicals, movie premiere, and an important MLB series.
Without further ado here is our list of things to do this weekend.
Shawn Mendes - The Tour
Shawn Mendes only 20 years old has already established himself a spot as one of the greatest pop stars of all time. At the age of 18 Mendes’ 3 albums have reached the number 1 US Billboard 200. Mendes’ tour is going to be amazing with hits like: “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”, “Stitches”, “Treat You Better”, “Mercy”, “In My Blood”.
HUDSON RIVER BLUES BBQ FESTIVAL
This Saturday Hudson River Will be hosting the 20th Blues BBQ Festival anniversary.
Artist lineup includes Kevin Burt, The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir, AJ Ghent, Ruthie Foster, and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe.
In Addition, a lot of great food will be served from various restaurants such as Blue Smoke, Butcher Bar, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque.
New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves
This weekend The New York Mets will be facing Atlanta Braves in Citi Field for a 3 game series.
The Braves are ranked 1st in the NL East, as a tough series is expected for the Mets that are still in a race for a wild card when they trail St.Louis only by 1.5 games.
Expected Pitching Matchups by order: Jacob deGrom vs Mike, Zack Wheeler vs Max Fried and Steven Matz vs Dallas Keuchel.
WICKED - Broadway Play
Wicked is a successful Broadway play based on The Wizard of Oz but told from a different perspective. The plot is about the witches in the land of Oz, starting in the years before the arrival of Dorothy and continues after.
The main characters are two witches, Elphaba who possess a unique talent and was born with emerald-green skin, and Glinda the extremely popular blonde witch. In Spite of there differences a friendship evolves between the two until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked
Friday, Aug 23 at 8:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 24 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 24 at 8:00 PM
MOVIE PREMIERE - ANGEL HAS FALLEN
Angel Has Fallen is an action thriller film, directed by Ric Roman Waugh and starred by Gerard Butler, Piper Perabo, and Morgan Freeman.
The Plot focuses on Mike Banning a secret service agent who is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Broadway Musical - Bat Out of Hell
The London musical, Bat Out of Hell, arrivied to Broadway after a huge success worldwide.
The rock musical was written by Jim Steinman and named after the album of artists Meat Loaf, which many of the songs in the play are based on.
The plot is a romantic story about Join Start the young leader of rebllious gang “The Lost” that falls in love with beautiful Raven, the daughter of a cruel ruler.
Jersey Boy is a jukebox musical that presents in a documentary style the story of the 60’s rock ‘n’ roll group “The Four Seasons”. The story focuses on the group of four guys from Jersey who were inducted to the hall of fame and is narrated by all members of the band that gives differnt perspective on their history and music.
Which nyc event are you most excited to check out this weekend? Are there any interesting things to do in nyc this weekend that we missed? Leave your feedback in the comments below. We hope you enjoy your weekend!
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