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At this event you can visit over 100 concerts & shows for free in many parks all over New York. It’s one of the most popular summer events in New York and a MUST DO for locals. If you’re in New York this summer, be sure to check out one of the shows!

Every year we eagerly await the schedule of events from SummerStage Festival in New York. If you don’t know about SummerStage Festival, it’s one of the most popular summer events in New York and a magnet for locals (and part of the Free Concerts in the Parks series). If you’re in New York this summer, be sure to check out one of the concerts!

The most famous park in New York – Central Park – will also be the park with the most events this year. There’s guaranteed to be something for everyone at SummerStage Festival, with a portfolio ranging from classical concerts at The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series to funk, jazz, soul, hip-hop and R’n’B.

Here you find the Summer Stage Festival schedule of 2023:

The line-up for 2024 is yet to be announced!

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up June 2023

  • Sat, June 3rd – 7:00 PM Hippo Campus & Gus Dapperton – Benefit Concert
  • Sun, June 4th – 6:30 PM Indigo Girls – Benefit Concert
  • Sat, June 10th – 6:00 PM Opening Night American Blues – FREE
  • Wed, June 14th – 7:00 PM NY Sings Yiddish! – FREE
  • Thur, June 15th – 7:00 PM Sammy Rae & The Friends – Benefit
  • Sat, June 17th – 4:00 PM The Aussie BBQ – FREE
  • Sun, June 18th – 6:00 PM Buddy Guy’s Damn Right Farewell Tour – Benefit Concert
  • Mon, June 19th – 4:00 PM PARK JAMS, a Juneteenth Celebration – Benefit Concert
  • Tues, June 20th – 8:00 PM The Met Opera Summer Recital – FREE
  • Sat, June 24th – 6:00 PM Stanley Clarke, Kenny Garrett, Brandee Younger – FREE
  • Sun, June 25 – 3:00 PM Dreamland – Pride in Central Park – Benefit Concert – Sold Out
  • Wed, June 28 – 7:00 PM Michael Franti & Spearhead – Benefit Concert

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up July 2023

  • Sat, July 1st – 6:00 PM Canada Day: Andy Shauf, Leith Ross, Yves Jarvis – FREE
  • Sun, July 2nd – 6:00 PM Brazil Day: Marisa Monte, Joana Amendoeira & Fred Martins, Music From the Sole and DJ Lara Gerin – FREE
  • Sat, July 8th – 6:00 PM Catalan Sounds on Tour – FREE
  • Mon, July 10 – 6:00 PM Noel Gallagher & High Flying Birds and Garbage – Benefit Concert
  • Wed, July 12th – 7:00 PM Juanes and Conexion Divina – FREE
  • Thurs, July 13th – 6:00 PM Bastille Day Celebration – FREE
  • Sat, July 15th – 6:00 PM Trueno, Villano Antillano, and Dawes X Damper – FREE
  • Wed, July 19th – 6:00 PM Julia Jacklin, Y La Bamba, and Black Belt Eagle Scout – FREE
  • Thurs, July 20th – 6:00 PM Horsegirl, Iceage, Water From Your Eyes, Lifeguard – FREE
  • Sat, July 22 – 6:00 PM Michael Brun Presents BAYO – Benefit Concert
  • Mon, July 24th – 7:00 PM Café Tacvba – Benefit Concert

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up August 2023

  • Thur, Aug 3rd – 6:00 PM Bittersweet Daze – Benefit Concert
  • Wed & Thurs, Aug 9th & 10th – 7:00 PM Mt. Joy – Benefit Concerts – Sold Out
  • Sun, Aug 13 – 6:00 PM Orgullo Dominicano – Benefit Concert
  • Sat, Aug 19th – 6:00 PM Cautious Clay, Wet, Christian Kuria, and Zindelphia – Benefit
  • Wed, Aug 23 – 4:30 PM Manchester Orchestra and Jimmy Eats World – Benefit Concert
  • Thurs, Aug 24 – 8:00 PM Regina Spektor – Benefit Concert
  • Wed, Aug 30th – 7:00 PM Vance Joy with Dan Sultan – Benefit Concert

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up September 2023

  • Sat, Sept 30th – 5:00 PM Carl Cox – Benefit Concert

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