Music Matters/La Música Importa

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Event Description

An open-air concert celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the Bronx!

Featuring ¡Retumba! and Luss Nigaglioni


Date: June 12, 2021  Time: 1:30 pm

Bronx Terminal Market - Rooftop

610 Exterior Street Bronx NY, 10451


Admission: Free! Pre-registration required.


  • Free Activity Goodie-Bag for every child!

  • COVID-Safe distancing. Masks required.

  • Performances in English and Spanish

  • Our first community event since COVID


Rain Date: June 19




Join Bronx Children’s Museum for a fun, COVID-safe afternoon of music and dance spread out for social distancing on the Bronx Terminal Market rooftop. Celebrate being out in the open, having fun in the sun and getting your groove on with your kids.


Listen, learn and dance along with ¡Retumba!, the Bronx’s exciting dance and music ensemble that celebrates the human spirit. Learn about the folklore of the Caribbean that is based in the African diaspora set to rhythmic music both ancient and contemporary. ¡Retumba! is sure to bring an exciting, educational and entertaining performance that is inspiring and engaging for all!


Then, join in with the electric sounds of Bronx singer-songwriter and Museum teaching artist Luss Nigaglioni!  Mixing historical and contemporary sounds and beats, Luss’s tunes are kid-friendly, upbeat and fun! Luss will get everyone moving and feeling good!

Tickets: Free! with Pre-registration. 

Limit 6 per order.





COVID Disclaimers
Related Waiver


All visitors will be assigned to a specific safely distanced location for the concert. Hand sanitizer stations and bathrooms will be available for use. Masks are required of all visitors ages 2 and up. (Does this need more explanation?)


Contact Tracing

Visitors will have an option to provide contact information so they can be logged and notified in the case that contact tracing is necessary. Providing Contact Tracing information is not required. 



Pre-registration required. Tickets will not be available at the door.


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For questions and more information, contact Natalie Wood, 646-359-5605


Support for this program is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Bronx Terminal Market and through a Cultural Immigrant Initiative grant from Council Member Diana Ayala.