SUMMERSTAGE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE RELEASED; CHECK OUT FREE CENTRAL PARK CONCERTS AND COMEDY

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City Parks Foundation announced the schedule for this year’s SummerStage festival, with concerts all over the city. We’ve listed the ones in Central Park below. Most concerts are held at Rumsey Playfield, at 71st street toward the East side of the park. See the full listings, with times and descriptions, here.

Free shows

June 4th Legends Honor McCoy: McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter, Roy Haynes (In association with Blue Note Jazz Festival)

June 11th Cymande, KING, Deva Mahal, DJ Parler (In association with Okayplayer)

June 15th Yiddish Soul: A Concert of Cantorial & Chassidic Superstars

June 18th Kamasi Washington

June 21st Fête de la Musique: CharlElie Couture, Yael Naim, General Elektriks, La Femme

June 22nd Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Angel Blue, Ben Bliss, Alexey Lavrov and Dan Saunders

June 25th Butler, Bernstein, & The Hot 9, The Hot Sardines, Bria Skonberg and The New York Hot Jazz Festival All-Stars with Anat Cohen, Vince Giordano, Wycliffe Gordon, Joe Saylor, Dalton Ridenhour (In association with the NY Hot Jazz Festival)

June 26th Comedy Central Presents: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park

June 27th Indigo Girls

June 29th Screening: A Ballerina’s Tale, Jeremy McQueen’s Black Iris Project

July 2nd Freedom Party 13th Anniversary

July 3rd King Sunny Adé, Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz, DJ Rich Medina (In association with WMI)

July 6th Mexrrissey, Los Cafres, La Dame Blanche (In association with Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC))

July 8th Leon Larregui, Rodrigo Amarante, Grenda (In association with Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC))

July 10th Justin Roberts & the Not Ready For Naptime Players, Mister G, Excerpts from Finding Neverland, Gizmo Guys

July 16th Taiwanese Waves: Anpu, Wonfu, Sunset Rollercoaster

July 17th Paulo Flores, Herencia de Timbiquí, Monsieur Periné, DJ Greg Caz, DJ Manny

July 18th The Feelies, Beach Fossils

July 27th Dance: Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Carolyn Dorfman

July 30th Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Empress Of (In association with Okayfuture)

July 31st Rock Steady Crew 39th Anniversary with Nice & Smooth, Bahamadia and more TBA

Aug 6th Monobloco, Cabruêra, Boogarins, DJ Luiz Santos (In association with Brasil Summerfest)

Aug 7th Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band present: A Journey Through the Legacy of Black Culture (Produced by Revive Music)

Aug 10th Dance: Tamar-kali with ASE Dance Theatre Collective, Nathan Trice Rituals

Aug 14th Mbongwana Star, Batida, Young Paris, Okayafrica Electrafique with DJ Underdog (In association with Okayafrica)

Aug 17th DJ KS 360 & Full Circle Souljahs Presents Behind The Groove, Soul Connected, Raphael Xavier

Aug 21st Sweet Micky, MHD, DJ Erick La Peau

Aug 28th Goldlink, Backyard Band, DJ Spicoli (In association with MeanRed)

Aug 31st Theater: Chicago The Musical: 20th Anniversary Concert

Ticketed Benefit Shows

May 16-17th The Bowery Presents: Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man, BRONCHO

May 18th The Bowery Presents: Rudimental, Gorgon City

June 13th Live Nation presents: Barenaked Ladies, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Howard Jones

July 20th Live Nation presents: Ryan Adams & The Shining

July 24th AEG presents: Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords

July 25th Mass Appeal: Live at the BBQ (Artist Lineup TBA)

Aug 3rd Live Nation presents: Phillip Phillips, Matt Nathanson, A Great Big World

Aug 8th Live Nation presents:Jerry Garcia Symphony featuring Warren Haynes

Aug 13th Live Nation presents: The Go-Go’s Farewell Tour

Sep 23rd The Bowery Presents: Lucius, JD McPherson, Big Thief

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