Recent Events

David Del Tredici

David Del Tredici

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of David Del Tredici | St John’s in the Village | Friday, September 24, 2021 @ 8pm

Eve Beglarian

Eve Beglarian

July 23, 2021

Earth Requiem: A Choral Tapestry Honoring Our Earth | Judson Memorial Church | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 7.30pm

Calvin Wiersma

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Diana Wege

Diana Wege

July 23, 2021

Earth Requiem: A Choral Tapestry Honoring Our Earth | Judson Memorial Church | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 7.30pm

Consuelo Sherba

Consuelo Sherba

July 23, 2021

Earth Requiem: A Choral Tapestry Honoring Our Earth | Judson Memorial Church | Tuesday, September 21, 2021 @ 7.30pm

Marc Peloquin

Marc Peloquin

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of David Del Tredici | St John’s in the Village | Friday, September 24, 2021 @ 8pm

Harold Meltzer

Harold Meltzer

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Margaret Kampmeier

Margaret Kampmeier

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Joan Forsyth

Joan Forsyth

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Elizabeth Farnum

Elizabeth Farnum

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Oren Fader

Oren Fader

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Susannah Chapman

Susannah Chapman

July 23, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

William Anderson

William Anderson

July 18, 2021

A Celebration of the Music of Harold Meltzer | St John’s in the Village | Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 8pm

Meredith Marciano in conversation

Meredith Marciano in conversation

July 15, 2021

2020 EVENT Meredith Marciano discusses her art-making process and 30+ years roaming the streets of downtown and New York to find the perfect shot. In partnership with Village Preservation. Monday … Read More

2019 Archive

What they said 2019

What they said 2019

October 25, 2019

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

EVENT: Woody Guthrie vs Trump!

EVENT: Woody Guthrie vs Trump!

February 11, 2019

Come join us for an evening of good old American protest songs at St John’s in the Village on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 7pm Old Man Trump is the … Read More

2018 Archive

The Village Trip Full Festival Program: Autumn 2018

The Village Trip Full Festival Program: Autumn 2018

June 17, 2021

View the full program of Music, Poetry, Theater and Photography events over four days in late September 2018. Bringing It All Back Home to Washington Square was the headline free concert in Washington Square Park with Suzanne Vega, Martha Redbone and VickiKristrinaBarcelona.

Reflections on The Village Trip 2018

Reflections on The Village Trip 2018

November 14, 2018

“What a beautiful gift all your events were for NYC!”
Heartfelt thanks to all those who had faith in our vision and who made the journey with us – sponsors, partners and private donors, and those who gave so generously of their time and expertise. Please know how much you are appreciated. And thanks too, of course, to our wonderful performers, speakers, actors, musicians. It was an honor to have you.

What a Trip!

What a Trip!

October 11, 2018

Washington Square Park and the surrounding streets were a mecca for all those who appreciate the history and heritage of Greenwich Village and who want to celebrate and preserve it. From its Thursday evening launch at the historic Washington Square Hotel to Sunday’s closing folk festivities at the fabled Bitter End, The Village Trip honoured some of the many figures whose careers were born in the Village and who went on to leave an indelible mark on the world.

Suzanne Vega returns to her roots

Suzanne Vega returns to her roots

September 13, 2018

Suzanne Vega – whose career began in Greenwich Village in the new folk revival of the 1980s – is to headline Bringing It All Back Home to Washington Square, the free concert in Washington Square Park which is the focal point of The Village Trip. Also on the bill are Martha Redbone, and VickiKristrinaBarcelona.

The Village Trip: Press Release

The Village Trip: Press Release

September 12, 2018

September 27 – 30, 2018 Music | Poetry | Theater | Photography Suzanne Vega to headline concert in Washington Square Park Premiere of Greenwich Village Portraits for Saxophone and Piano … Read More

Steinway & Sons: another story of downtown immigrant success

Steinway & Sons: another story of downtown immigrant success

September 6, 2018

A loft is perhaps not the most obvious place to build pianos, but that’s where Steinway’s American history began in 1853, Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg having arrived in New York from Germany with his family three years earlier.

THE WAVERLY MURALS

THE WAVERLY MURALS

June 14, 2010

THE WAVERLY MURALS The Waverly Murals were commissioned from Edward Sorel by Graydon Carter for the Waverly Inn on Bank Street in the West Village. Carter bought the restaurant in … Read More

Memories and reflections of Greenwich Village

Memories and reflections of Greenwich Village

September 1, 2009

Artist Lori Loebelsohn has created an evocative poster for The Village Trip inspired by her longstanding connections with the Washington Square Hotel in Greenwich Village.