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Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz

Blues by the Boardwalk

Enjoy foundational blues masters in intimate, weekly concerts throughout June.

Break up your week with the best of blues on the brand-new Pier 97!

About the Artist

Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band are one of Brooklyn’s most electrifying and long-running musical ensembles. Having performed at venues from the Apollo, BB King’s, the Cutting Room and the Essence Club, the Allstarz are perhaps best known for their work with the late, great vocalist Charles Bradley and his James Brown-impersonating alter-ego, Black Velvet. Jimmy Hill leads a special, condensed line-up for this winter warm-up performance.

About Blues by the Boardwalk

This debut series, in partnership with Jazz Foundation of America, will bring together blues and roots musicians from around the region to perform in Hudson River Park. Bring a blanket and get lost in the music every Thursday in June.

Blues by the Boardwalk is presented in partnership with Jazz Foundation of America. Don’t miss the Second Stage at Blues BBQ Festival on August 10 to see more brilliant blues programmed by JFA.

Schedule of Performances

  • June 6: Robert Kimbrough, Sr. Blues Connection
  • June 13: Jonathan Kalb
  • June 20: Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz
  • June 27: Seydurah Avecmoi
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Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz pose for a photo on stage
Thursday, Jun 20
6:30 PM
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