Get The 2016 Season Of SummerStage Schedule In Central Park

Big Daddy Kane

Big Daddy Kane

City Parks Foundation is proud to present the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks around the five boroughs!  Continue Reading →

King Sunny Adé At SummerStage In Central Park

king sunny adeThe World Music Institute (WMI) is thrilled to open its 2016-2017 season with a rare U.S. appearance by Nigerian superstar King Sunny Adé. Presented by City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in association with WMI, the concert also features fellow Nigerian Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz, and DJ Rich Medina. Continue Reading →

McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter and Roy Haynes At Summerstage At Central Park

McCoy TynerJoin McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter and Roy Haynes for Summerstage in Association with Blue Note Jazz Festivaln Central Park in manhattan, New York. Continue Reading →

SummerStage 2016, Full Season Schedule Is Here

central park summerstageCity Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 free performances to Central Park and 15 more neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Summer Stage 2015 Ends With The Roots

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Story and photographs by Udo Salters

On Thursday, October 8th, 2015, a beautiful Autumn evening, Capital One sponsored the final Summer Stage 2015 free concert with The Roots. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Roots And More At Central Park

roots in central parkJust when you thought the outdoor concert season was coming to an end, City Parks Foundation and Capital One Bank are happy to announce a free exclusive concert for Capital One Bank customers featuring The Roots on Thursday, October 8, at SummerStage in Central Park. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Rock Steady Crew Celebrates 38 Years

Whodini

Whodini

By Udo Salters

On Sunday, July 26th the City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage celebrated the Rock Steady Crew’s 38th year anniversary with a concert featuring Whodini and Big Daddy Kane. Continue Reading →

August Schedule 2015 Summerstage In Harlem

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It’s not too late to attend the Summerstage events in Harlem especially since they are every Thursday until August 27th, 2015.
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Hip Hop Legend Rakim Free At Summerstage In Central Park

Rakim_GOAT_In the history of Hip Hop, few artists have had as great an impact on the development and progression of the art forms lyrical style as Rakim. Continue Reading →

Stretch And Bobbito: 25th Anniversary At SummerStage

tumblr_inline_nl9gkoyCz11sb5qewDuring the 1990s, Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia introduced the world to an unsigned Nas, Biggie, Wu-Tang, and Big Pun as well as an unknown Jay-Z, Eminem, Fat Joe, and the Fugees through their eponymous radio show. Continue Reading →