Event Series

Made in NYC: Next Generation Traditions

A series of interactive community-based programs that blend performance, workshop, scholarship, and discussion throughout the five boroughs of NYC. Programming includes concerts and lecture demonstrations featuring local National Heritage Fellows and other master traditional artists with whom CTMD has had a storied relationship, panels & pop-up expos featuring intergenerational practitioners of various NYC traditions, neighborhood cultural tours, and workshop forums highlighting next generation practitioners gaining momentum within their communities and beyond.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

CTMD Concerts

Made in NYC: Sidiki Conde and Friends

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Veteran's House
Performance by NEA National Heritage Fellow and Guinean master drummer and dancer Sidiki Conde and his group Tokounou!
Special Event

May Sumak Reception

Friday, June 14, 2019

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

King Juan Carlos Center at NYU
 The 4th Annual May Sumak: Quichwa Film Showcase for a special Made In NYC sponsored reception!
Special Event

Made in NYC: Olas de Bomba y Plena Part II

Sunday, June 2, 2019

11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Pregones Theater
Again live from Pregones in the South Bronx, this dynamic program will be presented in partnership with Los Pleneros de la 21's En El Patio series, and include a full length concert following a special panel discussion with the musicians led by Dr. Cesar Colon Montijo. With a lineup that includes both Los Pleneros de la 21 and Redobles de Cultura, come experience four decades and three generations of bomba and plena in our City that never sleeps. 
Special Event

Fiesta "Patronal" Bronxmanta

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Bronx Music Heritage Center
After their Manhattan debut, we will head up to the Bronx and continue the party raymi style with a huayno and cumbia dance workshop, Kichwa Hatari Radio, and live musical performance!
CTMD Concerts

La Patronal Live in NYC

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Center for Traditional Music and Dance is proud to partner with Drom NYC and Odelia Music to present La Patronal, a unique brass band rooted in the traditions of the 'fiestas populares' and 'patronales' from the Andes in South America.
CTMD Concerts

Olas de Bomba y Plena

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Pregones Theater
An interactive performance and cultural conversation moderated by Dr. Cesar Colon Montijo will explore Nuyorican community history, diasporic sounds, transmission of tradition and next generation practitioners gaining momentum within the community and beyond.
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