Dan Dyer @ Terminal 5...the JFK one 5/22 (jetblueflickr)
JetBlue will be hosting a concert series, Live from T5, from inside JFK airport's new Terminal 5 building. The six-month, 12-date concert series will "feature hand-picked emerging artists from around the U.S. as well as bands chosen based on public votes in a national online competition hosted by OurStage.com." Which means you can apply to play at the airport.
The series kicked off with a show by Dan Dyer at the airport on May 22nd. Its upcoming schedule includes Nicole Atkins (June 26th/today), American Princes and Justin Townes Earle. Three dates are set aside for "contest winners," and three more will be booked by concert promoter Superfly Productions.
About that contest..
Based on votes, five artists will win a spot during 'Live from T5' by uploading original music to www.OurStage.com/go/jetblue; grand prize winner will also open for a headlining act at Bowery Presents' Terminal 5 or another New York City venue.As you can read, the other Terminal 5 (a Bowery Presents venue in Manhattan) is involved too, but only to possibly host the top contest winner. Confusing, I know.
Schedule of JFK concerts, and all Nicole Atkins tour dates, below...
shows @ Jet Blue's Terminal 5 @ JFK Airport (not Bowery Presents' Terminal 5) *
Jun 26 Nicole Atkins
Jul 03 American Princes
Jul 10 Alberta Cross
Jul 24 Justin Townes Earle
Jul 31 Juliette Commagere
Aug 14 Two contest winners
Aug 21 Two contest winners
Aug 28 Two contest winners
Sep 04 Superfly artist
Oct 30 Superfly artist
Nov 25 Superfly artist
* each artist will play two sets. Times are 5:00 - 5:45 and 6:15 - 7:00 pm
Nicole Atkins - 2009 Tour Dates
June 26 - Jet Blue's Terminal 5, JFK Airport
Jul 10 - Paramount Center for the Arts (Solo) Peekskill, New York
Jul 18 - Boarding House Park (Solo) Lowell, Massachusetts
Jul 23 - Community Theatre at Mayo Centre (Solo) Morristown, New Jersey
Jul 25 - Ramshead On Stage (Solo) Annapolis, Maryland
Aug 6 - The Bell House Brooklyn, New York
Aug 12 - Robert Norcross Memorial Dell Haddon Heights, New Jersey
Oct 18 - House of Blues Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 20 - Englert Theater Iowa City, Iowa
Oct 21 - The Barrymore Theater Madison, Wisconsin
Oct 23 - Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Oct 24 - The Canopy Club Urbana, Illinois
Oct 26 - Michigan Theater Ann Arbor, Michigan