Get ready to Boogie! On May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016, the last Sundays of each month, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.
Boogie on the Boulevard is made possible by New York City Department of Transportation’s Weekend Walks program, and organized by The Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Bronx Neighorhood Health Action Center of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, BronxWorks, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx Health REACH, New York Road Runners, and Transportation Alternatives, in partnership with a volunteer committee of Bronx residents.
Art-making activities for all ages
Open mic – spoken word, poetry, storytelling
Open Studios at the Andrew Freedman Home
Performances by local artists
Tours of the Grand Concourse
Come inside to taste a selection of snack offerings from local food vendors including:
The Empanada Times (truck – not inside)
Andrew Freedman Home
Apryl Cadabra Entertainment Agency
Artist & Craftsman Supply - Bronx
Bronx Children’s Museum
Bronx Health Link
Bronx Museum teaching artists
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education
Fire Department, City of New York Office of Community Affairs and Recruitment and Diversity
Fit 4 Life
Gigi’s Life Fitness
Institute for Family Health/ Bronx Health REACH
Montefiore Medical Center
Mulally Bike Park
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
New York City Department of Transportation
Partners for Parks
St. Barnabas Health System
United Business Cooperative
12:00pm to 4:00pm, between performances
Mobile Mondays! NYC All 45's Vinyl with DJ's Misbehaviour & Joey Carvello - spinning disco & 80's
12:15pm Performance by Bombazo Dance Company performance and drum circle
1:00pm Tour of the Grand Concourse with Sam Goodman, Urban Planner with the office of the Bronx Borough President (starts at the Main Stage and moves down the Concourse)
1:30pm Performance by Lizzie No
2:00pm Open mic hosted by Bobby Gonzalez
3:00pm Performance by Bharati Dance Academy of the Vishnu Mandir
3:30pm Performance by New York Chinese Cultural Center
Mobile Mondays! is NYC's all 45's vinyl night every Monday at The Bowery Electric, to save the music, preserve dj culture & keep the vibe & soul of NYC alive. We are Funk & Soul, Disco, Rock & Roll, House, Pop, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, & anything else classic & danceable on 45 RPM singles. The MM All Stars include Operator Emz, Joey Carvello, Natasha Diggs, Just Blaze, Misbehaviour, $$$Mike Hosted by Brand Manager Rebecca Lynn.
Misbehaviour's career began in 1989 in London, where she made her mark at two MOBO Award-winning club nights at Hanover Grand and Sub Terrania. Moving to New York in 1999, she promoted her night, “Bubble and Squeak,” at APT. Misbehaviour has been DJ-ing for the world-famous Central Park Dance Skaters for 16 years and is a Mobile Mondays! resident.
Joey Carvello is a 1st Generation Disco Deejay starting in Boston in 1974. In 1978 he won a " Billboard Magazine Disco Deejay Of The Year Award ". Joey has opened for numerous acts including The O'Jays, The Trammps, The Village People and The Three Degrees. In 1979 Joey joined Warner / RFC as the Easy Coast Director of Dance Music where promoted, Change, Gino Soccio, Prince and many more. He has continued to execute and develop independent radio promotion campaigns via his Upstream Music Group.