penny box [cost-conscious living in NYC]

Penny Box is a blog that intends to help you make the most of your money! How? We believe that only the cheap will survive! Meaning.. if you decided to come to New York and don't have enough money, there are ways you still can enjoy your trip, or even life if your need to live on a budget. Everything that can help you get by goes. Feel free to send suggestions and experiences to pennybox {at} Let's save our pennies, one post at a time!

Sunday, May 28, 2006

Free to Cheap (up to $15) Summer Concerts in NYC

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Jun 1st @ Castle Clinton FREE
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Kentucky Thunder & Ricky Skaggs
+ Andy Statman Andy Statman
+ Carrie Rodriguez Carrie Rodriguez & Chip Taylor
+ Citigrass

Jun 2nd @ South Street Seaport FREE
Super Furry Animals Super Furry Animals

Jun 4th @ Winter Garden at World Financial Center FREE
Bang on a Can Marathon

Jun 4th @ Maxwell's (NJ) $15, advance $12
Wanda Jackson Wanda Jackson

Jun 4th @ Bowery Ballroom $15
Tapes 'N Tapes

Jun 6th @ Tonic $12, advance $10
The Ladybug Transistor The Ladybug Transistor
+Nick Garrie

Jun 7th @ Knitting Factory $10
Jun 8th @ Southpaw $10
Pink Mountaintops The Pink Mountaintops

Jun 8th @ Bowery Ballroom $15
Jun 9th @ Southpaw $15, advance $12
The Coup The Coup

Jun 8th @ Cake Shop $8
Residual Echoes Residual Echoes

+Mammatus Mammatus

Jun 10th @ Joe's Pub $20, advance$15
Stew Stew

Jun 11th, 12th @ Joe's Pub $15, advance $12
The BellRays The Bellrays

Jun 12th @ Tonic $15
CINC: Ken Vandermark, Paul Lytton and Phillip Wachsmann

Jun 12th @ Bowery Ballroom $15, advance $13
Starlight Mints Starlight Mints

+Dios (Malos) dios (malos)

Jun 13th @ World Financial Center Plaza FREE
Eels Eels

+Smoosh Smoosh

Jun 14th @ Nelson A. Rockefeller Park FREE
Ralph Stanley Ralph Stanley

+ Tres Chicas Tres Chicas

Jun 14th @ Bowery Ballroom $14
Tilly and the Wall Tilly and the Wall

Jun 15th @ Maxwell's (NJ) $12, advance $12
The Bottle Rockets The Bottle Rockets

+ Bobby Bare Jr. Bobby Bare Jr.

Jun 15th @ Prospect Park Bandshell $3
Maceo Parker Maceo Parker

Jun 16th @ Central Park Summer Stage FREE
Nu Jazz today with Groundtruther Groundtruther
& Elliot Sharp Elliot Sharp

+Matthew Shipp Matthew Shipp

+Nils Petter Molvaer Nils Petter Molvaer

+Sex Mob Sex Mob

Jun 16th @ Prospect Park Bandshell $3
Tiempo Libre Tiempo Libre

+Javier Garcia Javier GarcĂ­a

+Cuban Cowboys
Jun 17th @ Prospect Park Bandshell $3
Laurie Anderson Laurie Anderson


Jun 17th @ East River Park Amphitheater FREE
Human Television Human Television

+Meneguar Meneguar

Jun 17th @ Central Park Summer Stage FREE
Rhet Miller Rhett Miller

+Teddy Thompson Teddy Thompson

+Ollabelle Ollabelle

Jun 17th @ Bowery Ballroom $17, advance $15
Mr. Lif Mr. Lif

+Cage Cage

+El-P El-P

Jun 18th @ Warsaw $13
Band of Horses Band of Horses

Jun 18th @ Maxwell's (NJ) $15
Jun 23rd @ Northsix $15
Blue Cheer Blue Cheer

Jun 20th @ World Financial Center Plaza FREE
Son Volt Son Volt

June 21st @ Southpaw $10
June 23rd @ Mercury Lounge $12, advance $10
Brightblack Morning Light Brightblack Morning Light

+Espers Espers

Jun 21st @ Madison Square Park FREE
Me'Shell NdegeOcello Me'Shell Ndegéocello

Jun 22nd @ BAM R&B Festival at MetroTech FREE
Odetta Odetta
with Catherine Russell Catherine Russell

Jun 23rd @ Prospect Park Bandshell $3
Natalie MacMaster's Cape Breton with Natalie MacMaster

Donell Leahy,
Natalie Haas,
Susan McKeown
and Jimmy Rankin

Jun 24th @ Prospect Park Bandshell $3
Savion Glover and Friends Savion Glover

+Robert Glasper Robert Glasper

Jun 24th @ Warsaw $16, advance $15
Jun 26th @ Avalon $16, advance $15
Liars Liars

+The Apes The Apes

Jun 24th @ Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center) $15
Machito Orchestra Machito And His Afro-Cuban Orchestra

Jun 24th @ The Tobacco Warehouse FREE
The Second Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival with Big Daddy Kane Aphrodite & Big Daddy Kane

+Lupe Fiasco
+Rhymefest Rhymefest

+The Procussions The Procussions

Jun 25th @ Central Park Summer Stage FREE
Canada Day! with Feist Feist

+Buck 65 Buck 65

+Jason Collett Jason Collett

Jun 28th @ Bowery Ballroom $15
The Ark The Ark

Jun 28th @ Nelson A. Rockefeller FREE
Dr. John Dr. John

Jun 28th @ Madison Square Park FREE
Glen Phillips Glen Phillips

Jun 29 @ BAM R&B Festival at MetroTech FREE
Salif Keita Salif Keita

Jun 29 @ Central Park Summer Stage FREE
Audra McDonald Audra McDonald

Jun 30 @ South Street Seaport (Pier 17) FREE
Amy Rigby Amy Rigby

+Robbie Fulks Robbie Fulks

Schedule/Performances/Dates subject to change without notice.
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