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May 10, 2021, 12:46.06 pm ET

The Alliance for Downtown New York, in association with En Garde Arts and The Tank, will present “Downtown Live” a new free performing arts festival on May 15-16 and May 22-23. Performances will take place in unexpected places across Lower Manhattan, including a covered loading dock (4 New York Plaza), an arcade along the Stone Street Historic District (85 Broad Street) and a plaza with harbor views near The Battery (One Battery Park Plaza). 

Confirmed artists participating in “Downtown Live” include Eisa Davis, Meghan Finn, Kaaron Briscoe, David Greenspan, Baba Israel & Grace Galu; James & Jerome, Katie Madison, Kuhoo Verma, Justin Ramos and Ellen Winter directed by Machel Ross.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required. For more information, visit