SummerStage 2015 LineUp

SummerStage

 

Its that time again – time for SummerStage!  SummerStage is an outdoor festival of the arts held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park -which is right off the 5th Avenue and 69th Street entrance to Central Park. The festival runs during the months of June, July, and August, and mostly performances are free, with the exception of a few big name benefit concerts that help fund the free SummerStage programming. All SummerStage shows go on rain or shine and are only cancelled in the event of dangerous lightning during a performance.   Great performers are lined up for 2015 – take a look at the list below.

What you should know before you go:

-Enter the park on 69th Street and 5th Avenue
-Doors open 1 hr before (weekdays) / 1.5 hrs before (weekends)
-Depending on the show, bleacher seating may be available
-Tickets not required for free events but space is limited
-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.

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SummerStageSummerStage 2015 upcoming events are:

6/15 | 7:00 PM The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series Featuring Janai Brugger, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, and Pianist Dan Saunders

6/16 | 6:00 PM Yiddish Soul: A Concert of Cantorial and Chassidic Music

6/17 | 7:00 PM Lindsey Stirling: The Music Box Tour

6/20 | 5:00 PM The Big Quiet – A Meditation in Central Park

6/20 | 6:00 PM Jungle / Ibeyi

6/22 | 6:30 PM Save the Date: City Parks Foundation Gala

6/24 | 5:00 PM The Kooks / Atlas Genius with guest Joywave

6/27 | 2:00 PM VP Records 35th Anniversary: Maxi Priest / Gyptian / Bunji Garlin & Fay Ann Lyons / Massive B

6/28 | 2:00 PM Catalan Sounds on Tour: Oques Grasses / La iaia / Silvia Perez Cruz / DJ Guillamino

6/29 | 5:00 PM Ingrid Michaelson / Jukebox the Ghost / Secret Someones

SummerStage
Photo:David Gettens
7/2 | 7:00 PM Un Break a Mozart / The DASH Ensemble

7/5 | 2:00 PM Global Family Day: Shine and the Moonbeams with special guest The Noel Pointer Youth Orchestra / The Red Trouser Show / Batoto Yetu / Ziporah Roney and Collaborative Artists

7/8 | 5:00 PM Compass / System Solar / Helado Negro

7/11 | 2:00 PM Vicentico / Ximena Sarinana / No Te Va Gustar

7/12 | 2:00 PM Cesaria Evora Orchestra / Mayra Andrade / Dino D’Santiago

7/15 | 6:00 PM NPR and WNYC’s Ask Me Another: Celebrating 30 Years of SummerStage

7/18 | 6:00 PM Freedom Party NYC: Special SummerStage Anniversary Theme

7/19 | 6:00 PM Jorge Drexler / Diego Garcia / Danay Suarez

7/20 | 6:00 PM Guster / Kishi Bashi

7/22 | 6:00 PM Milky Chance / X Ambassadors

7/25 | 2:00 PM Bombino / Young Fathers / Fantastic Negrito

7/26 | 2:00 PM Rock Steady Crew 38th Anniversary Concert: Whodini / Big Daddy Kane & moreSummerStage

7/27 | 5:00 PM Dawes & First Aid Kit

7/28 | 5:00 PM Rise Against with Killswitch Engage & Letlive

7/29 | 7:00 PM PHILADANCO! / TU Dance

7/31 | 5:00 PM Smorgasburg

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

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

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