Last October, on Saturdays, it was KidFest on Roosevelt Island's Riverwalk Commons, this May it will be ROOSEVELT L!VE. According to a NY Press blog post, starting May 23rd, this new concert series will kick off and run through September 5th.
According to the post the confirmed acts include " trumpeter Steven Bernstein on July 11; Dance L!VE Brazil featuring Nation Beat (July 18), and Chicha Libre (pictured) of Barbes fame (Aug. 22). All of the concerts begin at 4 p.m. ".
The question is will the concert series do as well as KidFest did with no tram starting July 6th? The web link provided so far only allows the the reader to subscibe to email updates.