On June 19, 2022, The Court Square Civic Association and local restaurant M. Wells will host a block party filled with activities for all ages, including live music curated by Steve Shelley and Ernie Brooks, food, drinks, crafts, a pop-up playground, kiddie pools, puppet acts, comedy, vinyl vendors and more. Crescent Street in Long Island City N.Y. will be open and car-free, allowing local residents and visitors space to hang outside, relax and enjoy the day with the community. This event is presented by Sarah M. Wells, the Court Square Civic Association, The QPD Dentist, Kuei Luck Early Childhood Center in LIC, Bridges Eyecare and Insta Vet. Music from 12-7pm by:
- 75 Dollar Bill Little Big Band (5:30pm)
- Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber (4pm)
- L Train Brass Band (3pm)
- Smokey’s Round-Up featuring Smokey Hormel (Beck, Tom Waits) (2pm)
- Tape Hiss featuring Ernie Brooks (Modern Lovers), Peter Zummo (Lounge Lizards, Arthur Russell) Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Pete Galub + David Nagler. (1pm)
For public transportation via subway, take the 7, N, or W trains to Queensboro Plaza. You can also take the 7, E, G, or M to Court Square.