NY1 VIDEO: NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city.
Ben Wolfe Quintet At Jazz At Lincoln Center
April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but you can get a head start this weekend at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola. Get in the groove as the Ben Wolfe Quintet, featuring the very talented Nicholas Payton, plays at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Tickets start at $35.
Jeremy Jordan At Town Hall
Thursday night, come out to Town Hall on West 43rd Street and celebrate the best of Broadway, Off-Broadway and more, as Jeremy Jordan from NBC's "Smash" and leading lady Rebecca Luker perform in honor of the theater's designation as a National Historic Landmark. The free event starts at 6 p.m. and NY1's own Roma Torre is the host.
Eric Clapton Tribute Band At BB King's
Celebrate Eric Clapton's 68th birthday in style Friday night, not with the guitar legend himself, but with Godfrey Townsend's tribute band and others at B.B. King's. Tickets are $20 in advance.
"100 Years of Flamenco In NYC"
Photographs, costumes, film and the sound of castanets help tell the story of flamenco dance in the city. It's all part of a new exhibition, "100 Years of Flamenco In New York City," which runs through August at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Audubon Bird Paintings At New-York Historical Society
With the arrival of spring, expect crowds to flock to the New-York Historical Society to view beautiful watercolors by John James Audubon. The exhibition, "Audubon's Aviary: The Complete Flock," features all of his original bird paintings.
Stray Kat Gallery In Chelsea Market
Head to Chelsea Market this weekend and and stop by the Stray Kat Gallery. This fun art gallery is run by dynamic duo of Stella Michaels and Zane Fix. She does abstract, he does pop art. While Fix is singing the blues because they are taking a hiatus after this weekend, you still have a few more days to enjoy the art in all its many colors and incarnations.
Ted Alexandro At Gotham Comedy Club
If you're in the mood for a joke, check out Ted Alexandro, who is consider one of the funniest comedians out there, at the Gotham Comedy Club. The performance will feature other comedians as well. Tickets start at $25.
Charlie Rosen At 54 Below
Come hear the classical and modern tunes of Broadway on Saturday with Charlie Rosen and his band at 54 Below. The cover charge starts at $20, with a $25 minimum for food and beverages.