The Metropolitan Museum of Arts' Sun Sets Rooftop Electronic Music Series to Feature New Artists in August
The Mets's Sun Sets runs on Friday and Saturday evenings, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., through September 3 and is free with Museum admission; no reservations are required.
electronic music series Sun Sets will feature a new lineup of performers throughout August, including Jenifa Mayanja, Musclecars, Pablo Romero, and Analog Soul. The first music series to take over the Museum’s rooftop, these summer concerts began on July 1 and quickly became a popular Met experience that unites the creativity of electronic music culture with stunning views of the New York City skyline.
Sun Sets runs on Friday and Saturday evenings, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., through September 3 and is free with Museum admission; no reservations are required. Access to the Cantor Roof Garden is first come, first served, weather permitting, and subject to capacity restrictions. Refreshments including cocktails, wine, and light fare, are available at The Roof Garden Bar—open Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8:30 p.m. (last call is at 8:15). The Sun Sets music series takes place during the Museum’s popular “Date Night at The Met” evenings, featuring live music and drinks every Friday and Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m.
Friday, August 5: Journeyman
Tim “Journeyman” Fielding is a graduate of the Balearic school and one of the key figures behind two of London’s most storied 1990s clubs: The Brain and The End.
Saturday, August 6: Joy Presents Douglas Sherman, Nari, Yuji, and Takaya
This collective adheres to a time-honored ethos that stretches back to David Mancuso’s fabled downtown disco salon, The Loft.
Friday, August 12: MKL
Born in Belize and raised in New York City during the birth of hip-hop, MKL has a wide spectrum of influence embedded in his art and a performance career spanning three decades.
Saturday, August 13: Jenifa Mayanja
Mayanja has been contributing to the electronic music world for over 20 years as a performer, producer, and record label head with three imprints—Bumako Recordings, Sound Warrior, and EDJ Records.
Friday, August 19: Rambo Springsteen
A Brooklyn-based electronic music artist and co-founder of Plus Eight Equity Partners, a music tech-based venture capital firm.
Saturday, August 20: Elon
An Israeli native who came to New York City in 2001, Elon has released dozens of records and remixes. He is a member of the ReSolute team, has produced his own KOLEKTi event series, and founded his own label, Balagan.
Friday, August 26: Malik Hendricks
A rhythmically inclined aesthetic enthusiast born in the 1980s and raised in the 1990s whose raw house productions appear on his own Money Cat records.
Saturday, August 27: Pablo Romero
Queens-born owner of Archivio Record Shop and resident at Public Records.
Friday, September 2: Musclecars
Native to New York, Brandon Weems and Craig Handfield are musicians whose desire to share their admiration and passion for the art form drives their community-based approach. Since 2018, the duo has helmed their own monthly event, "Coloring Lessons."
Saturday, September 3: Analog Soul
Brooklyn-based twin sisters appreciated far and wide for their groove-based sets encompassing house, Detroit techno, acid, electro, and electronica.