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Jul 20, 2015

Astoria Music & Arts Holding Variety, Burlesque, and Music Fundraising Event 7/25

Astoria Music & Arts is having a busy summer. On Saturday, August 29th , they’ll be throwing their 7th Annual New World Queens Fest, an Astoria Park extravaganza with live music, (…)

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Astoria Music & Arts is having a busy summer. On Saturday, August 29th , they’ll be throwing their 7th Annual New World Queens Fest, an Astoria Park extravaganza with live music, art displays, family dance parties, puppet shows, and a pie-eating contest. If you haven’t marked it in your calendar yet, save the date ASAP!

Before the main event, they’ll be holding a unique fundraising event this Saturday, July 25, at The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York. (22-51 29th Street) The night will feature an eclectic mix of entertainment, including burlesque comedy, punk rock, metal and hip-hop. All of those styles combined, in a Greek community hall? Only in Astoria, folks.

It's all going down on THIS stage, Saturday from 6-11.

It’s all going down on THIS stage, Saturday from 6-11.

To sweeten the deal, a $20 donation will get you two free drinks. If you’re not interested in getting your drink on, please donate what you can.  Performers include:

Lucifer Jones
Honey Badger Burlesque
Reboots
Billy Conahan
Kelly Dwyer
GIFTSHOP
Schaffer the Darklord

Let’s support arts in the neighborhood! To learn more about the work of Astoria Music & Arts, check out their website here.

 

About Lindsay Goyette

Lindsay has been eating and drinking her way through Queens since 2011. A casting director by day and Astoria explorer by night, you can usually find her checking out live music, theatre, or the newest neighborhood spot to enjoy a craft beer.

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