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Address: Fulton Ferry Landing at Old Fulton and Furman Sts, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 718/624-2083

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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Variety of interesting music

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 3, 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 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.

Thank golem67
Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 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 dlosea
Waterford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 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 August 9, 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 

Thank Sal L
Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 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 May 28, 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 May 23, 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
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2015

It's an easy subway ride on the F to the first stop in Brooklyn in a wonderful area known as Dumbo. Fabulous view of the Manhattan skyline in back of the stage while excellent chamber music is performed. Highly recommended. Details can be found on www.bargemusic.org Warning to people with motion issues, the barge rocks gently with the tide. There... More 

Thank Harold J
Dollar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015

We attended a solo piano recital on a Friday evening. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our seats. Beautiful music and a unique setting. We were staying in Manhattan but it was easy to get here and tickets can be purchased from the website in advance. A good programme of music for everyone. Highly recomended.

Thank ScottishStuart18
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

My family and were lucky enought to be in NY to attend a concert in Bargemusic. The music was great, as well as the view. It's a lovely experience.

Thank Valentina L

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