<em>Let Freedom Ring</em> feature on WFUV

Let Freedom Ring feature on WFUV

October 30, 2023

Leah Mallory of WFUV has produced a wonderful short feature (8 minutes) on Let Freedom Ring, the ideas behind it and the people who brought it to life.

Week Two in Photos

Week Two in Photos

October 2, 2023

View a slideshow of photographs from the The Village Trip Festival in 2023.

Week One in Photos

Week One in Photos

September 18, 2023

View a slideshow of photographs from the first week of The Village Trip Festival in 2023.

First Days in Photos

First Days in Photos

September 14, 2023

View a slideshow of photographs from the first days of The Village Trip Festival in 2023.

NEWS RELEASE: STATUESQUE

NEWS RELEASE: STATUESQUE

September 7, 2023

A drag celebration of BIPOC LGBTQ heroes, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and Stormé DeLarverie, at the Stonewall Inn, the place where it all began. The event is sponsored by The New School.

NEWS RELEASE: Join The Village Trip for a musical odyssey through a global village of composers and performers

NEWS RELEASE: Join The Village Trip for a musical odyssey through a global village of composers and performers

August 30, 2023

The Village Trip Classical Team, guitarist William Anderson and pianist Joan Forsyth, join forces with several powerful co-presenters, all with distinct musical passions, assembling over 100 groundbreaking composers and performers covering an incredible range from Missy Mazzoli to Elliott Carter, with Pulitzer Prize-winners Tania Leon and Mel Powell, presented at fun and colorful venues throughout Greenwich Village.

NEWS RELEASE: The Village Trip Announces its Fifth Annual Festival

NEWS RELEASE: The Village Trip Announces its Fifth Annual Festival

August 14, 2023

A 17-day celebration of the cultural legacy of Greenwich Village and the East Village, two of New York’s most celebrated neighborhoods. From September 8 through September 24, more than sixty events will energize Downtown Manhattan in a diverse family-friendly program that reflects and honors the free-spirited creativity that for more than a century has made the neighborhood a truly global village and the birthplace of so many shape-shifting movements in both the arts and civil society.

Call for Entries: Framing the Village Exhibition 2023

Call for Entries: Framing the Village Exhibition 2023

June 10, 2023

Call for entries for a group exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photography of portraits depicting persons past and present who are associated with, live in, or have lived in Greenwich Village/East Village. All mediums including photography are welcome. The exhibition is being curated by long-time Village artist Marc Kehoe. Deadline Sunday, August 6, 2023.

NEWS RELEASE: Full Program of Music, Arts & Activism Announced

NEWS RELEASE: Full Program of Music, Arts & Activism Announced

August 29, 2022

The Village Trip Festival is back! Please join us in 2022. We’re pleased to present a full schedule of music, culture, and the arts events, celebrating creative achievement and spirited activism in the vibrant, history-laden neighborhoods of downtown New York City – including the West Village, East Village and Greenwich Village.

Festival Unveils 2022 Program at Café Figaro

Festival Unveils 2022 Program at Café Figaro

July 11, 2022

On the corner of Bleecker and MacDougal Streets, the beating heart of Greenwich Village, in the newly reopened Café Figaro, The Village Trip unveiled highlights of the 2022 festival with an evening of music and delicious food generously provided by chef-restaurateur Mario Skaric.

NEWS RELEASE: Highlights of 2022 Festival Announced

NEWS RELEASE: Highlights of 2022 Festival Announced

June 29, 2022

The Klezmatics with Joshua Nelson, Kerouac at 100, and Suzanne Vega join the 2022 Celebration of Arts and Activism.
The Two-week Festival Expands Footprint and Scope Across Lower Manhattan, West Side to East Side,
Sept. 10 to Sept. 24, 2022

OPEN CALL: Framing the Village Exhibition 2022

OPEN CALL: Framing the Village Exhibition 2022

May 18, 2022

Open Call for a salon-style group exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photography depicting Greenwich Village and the East Village (or reflecting the artist’s impressions and feelings about the neighborhoods). The exhibition is being curated by long-time Village artist Marc Kehoe.

News from 2021

What they said about The Village Trip

What they said about The Village Trip

September 7, 2021

A selection of reactions to the Village Trip in 2019, from David Amram, The Village Trip Artist Emeritus | Arthur Levy, music historian, researcher and archivist | Andrew Berman, Executive Director, Village Preservation | Gianluca Tramontana, music journalist and broadcaster | Trevor Sumner, President, Washington Square Association

<em>West View News</em> Neighborhood Feature

West View News Neighborhood Feature

September 3, 2021

The Village Trip Festival 2021 09/03/2021 Neighborhood By Roger Paradiso The Village Trip Festival comes back for its third year on Saturday, September 18th, through Sunday, September 26th, with a … Read More

Music Legend David Amram to Kick Off The Village Trip 9-Day Arts Festival

Music Legend David Amram to Kick Off The Village Trip 9-Day Arts Festival

August 23, 2021

A free concert at the intersection of Eighth Street and MacDougal Street, 1pm to 6pm on Saturday, September 23, to launch this year’s Village Trip arts festival and inaugurate The Eighth Street Experience. David Amram will be joined by a lineup that spans eras and genres.