Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza


Sunnyside Shines and our partners Re-Create QNS are proud to present Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza, a monthly concert series that brings free performances to this neighborhood public space with a diverse lineup of performers.

Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza will bring a new performance to Bliss Plaza on the third Thursday of each month, from June – October, 2016.  Each performance will take place from 6:30pm-7:15pm.

Location: Bliss Plaza - Queens Boulevard and 46th Street under the elevated 7 train


Date Musicians Performance Details

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Shinbone Alley Stilt Band Master musicians on stilts: Dixieland, Swing, Jazz, Rock and International treats

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Latin Jazz Liaisons  An electroacoustic band rooted in Afro-Caribbean rhythms, infusing contemporary music with traditional Latin styles

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Connections Feel-good vintage R&B and Soul

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Man Forever Fiercely meditative percussion

Thursday, October 20, 2016

S. Kaner Oldies, Rock'n roll, Country, Blues, Jazz Classics and Neapolitan songs, with some unexpected multicultural twists!


Photo: Kamila Harris

Photo: Shinbone Alley Stilt Band, performing on June 16!



Thank you to our supporters!

Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.  Thank you to Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer for his ongoing support of our plaza programming.