DMF Underground

Be sure not to miss our free event series, the DMF Underground that exposes our community to new artists and types of music, while simultaneously introducing DMF to new audiences.

Hosted throughout the year, a different keynote artist will perform a 30-40-minute set, followed by an open-mic session. Snackappella will be open for refreshments.

Due to space limitations, you MUST RSVP to attend this event directly to Juliana at or 212.289.8912. All guests must be 16 years or older to participate in this event.

There are a limited number of open mic slots available on a first-come first-served basis each month, so if you are interested in performing please contact Juliana ASAP.

Open Mic Performance Requirements:

  • Total performance time: 4-5 minutes

  • Individuals can bring their own music (acceptable file formats flash drive, iPhone/iPod, a YouTube link or you can choose a song from the DMF list.)

  • Acoustic and electric guitar, keyboard, drum, and small percussion instruments will be made available for your use or you can bring your own instrument.

If you would like to be considered as a key note artist for a DMF Underground, please complete the information below and we will be in touch with you shortly. Thank you for your interest.

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Dinner Dance Parties

The DMF community is built around music and our center reflects just that.  With a full calendar of music events, for individuals of all ages and abilities, there is something for everyone to enjoy. We invite you to visit the What's Happening page and look under Upcoming Events for specific dates and look forward to seeing you!  

On a regular basis, DMF hosts themed-dinner dance parties for adults, 18 and older, at our music center. Admission is $20.00 per person and includes food and beverage, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting our programs, so do some good and have fun doing it! Dance Parties are typically from 6PM to 9PM on selected Fridays.

Contact Nadine to register 212.289.8912 or Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. All guests must be 18 years or older to participate. Payment is due upon registration and is non-refundable.


Music Concerts

DMF also periodically hosts music concerts with professional artists and musicians, both at our center, as well as at outside venues, to benefit Daniel’s Music Foundation. If you are an artist interested in collaborating with DMF for a joint-concert or would like to host a benefit concert, on our behalf, please contact Carla Sullivan or 212.289.8912 to learn more.