All the concerts are at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, the same place where the free Friday concert series sponsored by Good Morning America are held.
SummerStage was founded in 1986 and now has expanded beyond Central Park to events in each of the five boroughs of New York City.
Be sure to check the NYC on the Cheap Summer Calendar for additional free summer events
August 2015 SUMMERSTAGE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
8/1 | 2:00 PM Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm
8/2 | 2:00 PM Nacao Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompeia
8/3 | 7:00 PM Beautiful – The Carol King Musical: Songs in Concert
8/5 | 5:00 PM Father John Misty with Angel Olsen & Summer Moon
8/8 | 5:00 PM 30th Anniversary DJ Celebration: Quantic / Gilles Peterson / Afrika Bambaataa
8/9 | 2:00 PM Glass Animals / Taylor McFerrin / BattleFest League Dancers
8/12 | 7:00 PM The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance and Music
8/15 | 6:00 PM Brazilian Film Festival of NY: Baby Do Brasil / screening: Samba & Jazz
8/16 | 5:00 PM Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito 25th Anniversary concert / screening: Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
8/19 | 7:00 PM ALT MODE: a collaboration between RYAT and Kate Watson-Wallace
8/23 | 6:00 PM RCA Summer Concert Celebration featuring: Jazmine Sullivan / Jordan Bratton & more
September 2015 SUMMERSTAGE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
9/2 | 5:00 PM Lake Street Dive / Kitty, Daisy & Lewis
9/16 | 5:00 PM Phil Lesh & Friends featuring Chris Robinson, Neal Casal, Eric Krasno, Adam MacDougall and Tony Leone
9/24 | 6:00 PM Walk the Moon
Helpful SummerStage Tips to Know Before You Go:
-Enter the park on 69th Street and 5th Avenue
-Doors open one hour before on weekdays and 90 minutes before on weekends
-Depending on the show, bleacher seating may be available
-Tickets not required for free events but space is limited
-Check out SummerStage Membership perks
-There are food and beverage stands inside with pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, ice cream, beer, wine, soda & water
-There is space to listen on the grass outside of SummerStage
Not Permitted at SummerStage:
Alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, cans, coolers, flash photography, SLR cameras, video cameras, tape recorders, professional camera gear, chairs, skateboards, bikes, rollerblades, pets, beach umbrellas.
All bags are subject to search. The distribution or sale of unauthorized promotional materials is not permitted.