NYC SummerStage, the annual series of FREE popular outdoor music concerts in New York City parks in all five boroughs begins June 3rd, with performances just about every day through Labor Day.
Top performers include R&B, Latin, hip hop and jazz, folk, the annual Metropolitan Opera Recital series, plus dance performances.
This year’s featured performers include gospel icon Mavis Staple, plus Elvis Costello, Denzel Curry and the Jimmy Heath Big Band, and folk music icon Buffy St. Marie.
Here’s the SummerStage 2017 calendar, so you can save the dates for your must-see performers and concert location, including the annual SummerStage Kids and SummerStage Famly Day.
Remember, SummerStage concerts are FREE, except for a few ticketed ticketed fund-raising events at Central Park SummerStage shows including Gov’t Mule, PJ Harvey, Elvis Costello and Regina Spektor.
SummerStage Schedule for June:
June 3 – Mavis Staples, Toshi Reagon – Central Park
June 11 – George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Main Source, DJ Marley Marl -Flushing-Meadows Corona Park
June 12 – The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series – Central Park
June 14 – Yiddish Soul featuring The Klezmatics / Zusha / The Maccabeats / Special Guest Cantors: Chaim David Berson and Yanky Lemmer / Emcee: Nachum Segal presented in association with The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene – Central Park
June 14 – The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series – Brooklyn Bridge Park
June 16 – The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series – Cloves Lakes Park
June 17 – Laura Mvula, Taylor McFerrin & Marcus Gilmore, Blue Lab Beats at Central Park
June 17 – The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series – Crotona Park
June 19 – City Parks Foundation Gala Concert & Dinner – Central Park (ticketed event)
June 21 – Fête de la Musique: Wax Tailor / Her / Ayo / Ala.Ni – Central Park
June 21 – Digable Planets – Coffey Park
June 22 – Margaret Glaspy, Alexander F – Coffey Park
June 23 – Just Blaze – Coffey Park
June 24 – Denzel Curry – Coffey Park
June 25 – Robert Glasper, Phony PPL, Tank and the Bangas – Central Park
June 25 – KRS-One, DJ Chuck Chillout – Coffey Park
June 28 – Rare Essence, DJ Kool, Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue – Betsy Head Park
June 30 – Ginuwine, Boogie Blind – Betsy Head Park
See next page for SummerStage schedule for July 2017