Amyra León is a dynamic and captivating artist known for her exceptional talent as a musician, poet, and visual storyteller.
She is thrilled to be the current Artist in Residence at the Louis Armstrong Museum. Amyra has carved a unique path in the music and literary worlds, enticing audiences with her soul-stirring performances, thought-provoking lyrics and improvisational skill. She studied Experimental Theatre at NYU and is an alumna of the renowned Nuyorican Slam Team. Author of critically acclaimed books Concrete Kids (Penguin) and Freedom We Sing (Nobrow), Amyra is currently working on her highly anticipated adult poetry collection and her third studio album. “SAGE,” the first single from her forthcoming album, is available on all listening platforms now! Immerse yourself in Amyra’s work at https://www.amyraleon.com/ or on Instagram @amyraleon.
The sounds of summer brought right to Hudson River Park — our free Sunset on the Hudson series passes the mic to established and emerging NYC-based artists across a wide range of genres.
There’s no better way to kick off the weekend than with an evening of spectacular live music and signature HRPK sunsets right on our West Village riverfront. Among the many exciting events offered this season, Sunset on the Hudson is surely one you won’t want to miss. From brass to choral, bass to alto and so much more, there is something special for everyone.
- June 2 – Resistance Revival Chorus
- June 9 – VIVA
- June 16 – Tin Pan Alley Presents a Night on the Pier
- June 23 – Red Baraat
- July 7 – Peter Collins
- July 14 – AMYRA
- July 21 – Queer Urban Orchestra
- July 28 – Linda Diaz
- August 4 – Rebolu
- August 11 – The Big Takeover
- August 18 – Sterling Strings
- August 25 – Queer Big Apple Corps
So, grab your friends, pack some snacks and join us in the Park every Friday night this season!
Our 25th Anniversary event season is presented by Hudson River Park Friends, the Park’s designated fundraising partner. HRPK Friends is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the completion, care and enhancement of the Park.
Hudson River Park is not part of NYC Parks, and we rely on private funds for our free programs, maintenance and operations. That means your donations are essential to ensuring our event season remains free for the public. Show your support today.