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Address: Fulton Ferry Landing at Old Fulton and Furman Sts, New York City, NY
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Classical music is hosted on a barge in the East River (near the Brooklyn...

Classical music is hosted on a barge in the East River (near the Brooklyn Bridge).

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A real trip for music lovers

One of the joys of NYC is to take a water taxi from the Upper East Side south to Brooklyn Bridge Park, eat an early dinner at one of the very good restaurants in or near the park... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

One of the joys of NYC is to take a water taxi from the Upper East Side south to Brooklyn Bridge Park, eat an early dinner at one of the very good restaurants in or near the park, attend a concert at the Barge, and if you are lucky have drinks afterwards with the musicians. The fellow who runs the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Visited end October with a lovely autumnal vibe in surrounding Brooklyn Bridge Park. Great location for River Cafe and Ice cream factory. Wonderful backdrop to hear the Manhattan Symphony play Beethoven amongst others. Just a little different to everything else on offer. Great experience.

Thank Ann F
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I took a friend visiting NYC, it's a nice change from all the touristy things, very local. Amazing musicians and music and gorgeous views of the city and Brooklyn.

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

On the Brooklyn waterfront, inside a barge which sways to the water currents, this is a venue which promises innovative musical efforts. Not for the close minded classical in heart.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Parked just under the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge, Bargemusic is, in fact, a barge that can accommodate an audience of about 60. It offers stunning views of Manhattan, exquisite music, and an atmosphere of quiet, unpretentious pleasure. Either before or after, you can stroll to any of 30 or more terrific restaurants. On a beautiful evening, nothing can... More 

Thank jaseaton
Waterford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Such a lovely setting for chamber music. The audience was friendly and the players really connected personally. The view is lovely. It is a bit disconcerting that the barge rocks and rolls on the water throughout the evening. If you are prone to dizziness or motion sickness this could be a problem. Another problem is that there is only a... More 

Thank Ann S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

It has been years since I last visited the Barge Music. The area has become a beautiful setting with plenty of restaurants. The music at the Barge is top class. The barge was an actual coffee barge that was converted into a classical music setting. Located right below the Brooklyn Bridge with a romantic view of the NYC skyline. Seating... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Sitting on a boat, enjoying the most beautiful classical music with 60 or 70 other people, gently swaying on the river is an unique experience. Visited a Barge concert for the second time (first time was five years ago), and it was another great pleasure. To walk outside during the break and watch the environment makes it even more beautiful.

Thank Thom S
Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

One of the few places to hear classical music on a Sunday evening, Bargemusic offers world-class musicians in an unusual place. While the views of Manhattan through the windows are nice, the lack of any terracing means that if you're in the back, you can't see the musicians. If you don't care about seeing them, then the setting is just... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Who would have thought that you could enjoy chamber music while floating on the East River overlooking the Manhattan skyline at dusk? This barge provides the ultimate view of New York City while giving you the chance to listen to some of the city's best performers play a great variety of repertoire. Don't miss this!

Thank Matt W

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