Goodbye To The “Old” CF Outdoor Quasi-Mini-“Festival”

June 26 + 27, 2021

Outside The Future Former Factory Theater
5-49 49th Avenue, LIC

To celebrate the closing of our 49th Avenue space – home to The Chocolate Factory Theater since 2004 – we hosted an outdoor mini-“festival” as part of the NYC Open Culture Program.

Saturday June 26: Jon Kinzel + Patricia Hoffbauer, Anna Azrieli, Ayano Elson + Matt Evans, Abigail Levine, Laurie Berg + Jodi Bender, Madeline Best + Brian Rogers, Keely Garfield + guests, Sam Kim, Aaron Landsman, Melinda Ring + guests.

Sunday June 27: Justin Allen, Anna Sperber + Angie Pittman, Maria Bauman, Heather Kravas, Juliana May, Silas Riener, Marion Spencer, Melanie Maar + Anais Maviel, Yackez, Larissa Velez-Jackson DJ set.

On Sunday June 27, The Chocolate Factory’s Co-Founder / Executive Director Sheila Lewandowski led a farewell processional from the ‘old’ CF on 49th Avenue to ‘new’ CF on 24th Street, accompanied by LIC locals Liftoff Brass. Liftoff brass is: Satish Indigo (trumpet), Vin Sciala (drums), Martin Kelley (saxophone) and Harry Phillips (tuba).