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SummerStage announces 2016 free show lineup: Feelies, Public Enemy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Indigo Girls & lots more

summerstage free show schedule

SummerStage has announced its 2016 lineup of free concerts that will happen in city parks all over the five boroughs. Highlights include:

Cymande, KING and more at Central Park on June 11
– Chairlift at Red Hook Park on June 14
– Just Blaze and friends at Red Hook Park on June 15
Blonde Redhead at Red Hook Park on June 16
Kamasi Washington at Central Park on June 18
Public Enemy on at Betsy Head Park on June 21
La Femme and more French acts in Central Park on June 21
Duck Down BBQ in Betsy Head Park on June 23
The Indigo Girls at Central Park on June 27
DJ Kool Herc, Little Shalimar and Rubble Kings screening in Crotona Park on July 10
The Feelies and Beach Fossils in Central Park on July 18
Black Moon and Smif-N-Wessun in Queensbridge Park on July 26
Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Empress Of at Central Park on July 30
Neon Indian in East River Park on August 9
– Mbongwana Star and more at Central Park on August 14

There are lots more free SummerStage shows, as well as dance, comedy, films and more. All free events are listed below. Head to their website for more details.

SummerStage – 2016 Free Show Schedule
Saturday Jun 4 – 6:00 PM – The Legends Honor McCoy: McCoy Tyner Quartet / Ron Carter / Roy Haynes – Central Park
Saturday – Jun 11 – 3:00 PM – Cymande / KING / Deva Mahal / DJ Parlerr – Central Park
Monday – Jun 13 – 7:00 PM – DJ Hard Hittin’ Harry / Screening: Afripedia- Saratoga Park
Tuesday – Jun 14 – 7:00 PM – Chairlift – Red Hook Park
Wednesday – Jun 15 – 7:00 PM – Just Blaze and Friends – Red Hook Park
Wednesday – Jun 15 – 7:00 PM – Yiddish Soul: A Concert of Cantorial and Chassidic Superstars – Central Park
Thursday – Jun 16 – 7:00 PM – Blonde Redhead – Red Hook Park
Friday – Jun 17 – 7:00 PM – Liza Jessie Peterson / LuQuantumleap – Red Hook Park
Theater – Saturday – Jun 18 – 7:00 PM – Dance on the Lawn / Master Class: Calvin Wiley – Red Hook Park
Saturday – Jun 18 – 6:00 PM – Kamasi Washington – Central Park
Sunday – Jun 19 – 4:00 PM – DJ Rich Medina / RAAA / Urban Word & Hi-Arts: Journal to Journey / Ziearre – Red Hook Park
Family – Monday – Jun 20 – 7:00 PM – Screening: In My Father’s House with Q&A with Rhymefest – Saratoga Park
Tuesday – Jun 21 – 6:00 PM – Fête de la Musique: CharlElie Couture / Yael Naim / General Elektriks / La Femme – Central Park
Tuesday – Jun 21 – 7:00 PM – Public Enemy / DJ Tedsmooth – Betsy Head Park
Wednesday – Jun 22 – 7:00 PM – Angie Stone / DJ Chuck Chillout – Betsy Head Park
Wednesday – Jun 22 – 8:00 PM – Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Angel Blue, Ben Bliss, Alexey Lavrov, and Dan Saunders – Central Park
Thursday – Jun 23 – 7:00 PM – Duck Down BBQ – Betsy Head Park
Friday – Jun 24 – 7:00 PM – Nuyorican Poets Cafe featuring Mahogany Browne’s Redbone and reg e gaines’ The Last Celebrity – Betsy Head Park
Theater – Friday – Jun 24 – 7:00 PM – Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Angel Blue, Ben Bliss, Alexey Lavrov, and Dan Saunders – Brooklyn Bridge Park
Saturday – Jun 25 – 7:00 PM – Brooklyn Dance Festival / Master Class: Mr. Kid – Betsy Head Park
Saturday – Jun 25 – 3:00 PM – Butler, Bernstein, and the Hot 9 / The Hot Sardines / Bria Skonberg and the New York Hot Jazz Festival All-Stars featuring Anat Cohen, Vince Giordano, Wycliffe Gordon, Joe Saylor and Dalton Ridenhour – Central Park
Sunday – Jun 26 – 4:00 PM – Christian Cultural Center C3 Choir / Mr. Reed / Boots Step Team / DJ Styff – Betsy Head Park
Family – Sunday – Jun 26 – 7:00 PM – DJ Gringo / Screening: Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess – Betsy Head Park
Sunday – Jun 26 – 5:00 PM – Only in Queens Summer Festival featuring Ginuwine / Mack Wilds / Kid ‘n Play – Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Sunday – Jun 26 – 8:00 PM – Comedy Central Presents: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Stand-Up in the Park – Central Park
Monday – Jun 27 – 7:00 PM – Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue / Screening: 20 Feet From Stardom – Saratoga Park
Monday – Jun 27 – 7:00 PM – Indigo Girls – Central Park
Tuesday – Jun 28 – 7:00 PM – Lisa Simone / Screening: What Happened Miss Simone? – Herbert Von King Park
Wednesday – Jun 29 – 8:00 PM – Screening: A Ballerina’s Tale / Jeremy McQueen’s Black Iris Project / Pre-Show Panel – Central Park
Wednesday – Jun 29 – 7:00 PM – Soul in the Horn featuring Theo Croker, Maurice Mobetta Brown, Marcus Machado / Kendra Foster / DJ Natasha Diggs. Hosted by DProsper. – Herbert Von King Park
Thursday – Jun 30 – 7:00 PM – Vivian Green / GrandWizzard Theodore – Herbert Von King Park
Friday – Jul 1 – 7:00 PM – Maimouna Keita Dance Company / Master Class – Herbert Von King Park
Saturday – Jul 2 – 7:00 PM – Freedom Party® 13th Anniversary – Central Park
Saturday – Jul 2 – 7:00 PM – Everyday People – Herbert Von King Park
Sunday – Jul 3 – 3:00 PM – King Sunny Adé / Orlando Julius and the Afro Soundz / DJ Rich Medina – Central Park
Sunday – Jul 3 – 7:00 PM – Trouble Funk / Operator Emz – Herbert Von King Park
Tuesday – Jul 5 – 7:00 PM – George Lamond / DJ Lucho – Crotona Park
Wednesday – Jul 6 – 6:00 PM – Mexrrissey / Los Cafres / La Dame Blanche – Central Park
Wednesday – Jul 6 – 7:00 PM – Fat Joe / Tony Touch hosted by Lyricist Lounge – Crotona Park
Thursday – Jul 7 – 7:00 PM – Tribute to Latin Jazz Great Dave Valentin – Crotona Park
Thursday – Jul 7 – 7:00 PM – Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Michelle Bradley, Kang Wang, Yunpeng Wang, and Dan Saunders – Clove Lakes Park
Friday – Jul 8 – 6:00 PM – Leon Larregui / Rodrigo Amarante / Grenda – Central Park
Friday – Jul 8 – 7:00 PM – Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Craig ‘muMs’ Grant’s “A Sucker Emcee” – Crotona Park
Jul 8 – Jul 31 – 8:00 PM – Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth – Marcus Garvey Park
Jul 9 – 7:00 PM – Acrobuffos / Rob & Miss Jane / Sxip’s Hour of Charm / It’s Showtime NYC – Crotona Park
Saturday – Jul 9 – 7:00 PM – Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Michelle Bradley, Kang Wang, Yunpeng Wang, and Dan Saunders – Jackie Robinson Park
Sunday – Jul 10 – 3:00 PM – Justin Roberts & the Not Ready For Naptime Players / Mister G / Excerpts from Finding Neverland / Gizmo Guys – Central Park
Sunday – Jul 10 – 7:00 PM – DJ Kool Herc / Little Shalimar / Screening: Rubble Kings – Crotona Park
Monday – Jul 11 – 7:00 PM – The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Michelle Bradley, Kang Wang, Yunpeng Wang, and Dan Saunders – Socrates Sculpture Park
Tuesday – Jul 12 – 7:00 PM – Johnny Rivera / Joan Català – St. Mary’s Park
Wednesday – Jul 13 – 7:00 PM – Joe Bataan Meets Setenta / Joan Català – St. Mary’s Park
Wednesday – Jul 13 – 7:00 PM – The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Michelle Bradley, Kang Wang, Yunpeng Wang, and Dan Saunders – Crotona Park
Thursday – Jul 14 – 7:00 PM – Tito Rojas – St. Mary’s Park
Friday – Jul 15 – 7:00 PM – Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue / Screening: We Like It Like That – St. Mary’s Park
Saturday – Jul 16 – 6:00 PM – Taiwanese Waves: Anpu / Wonfu / Sunset Rollercoaster – Central Park
Saturday – Jul 16 – 7:00 PM – Full Circle Souljahs Presents: – From The Streets To The Stage/Behind The Groove / Master Class: Kwikstep and Rokafella – St. Mary’s Park
Sunday – Jul 17 – 4:00 PM – Legacy Women / Recess Monkey / Music with a Message / Double Dutch Dreamz – St. Mary’s Park
Sunday – Jul 17 – 3:00 PM – Paulo Flores / Herencia de Timbiquí / Monsieur Periné / DJ Greg Caz / DJ Manny – Central Park
Monday – Jul 18 – 7:00 PM – The Feelies / Beach Fossils – Central Park
Tuesday – Jul 26 – 7:00 PM – Black Moon & Smif-N-Wessun, performing a tribute to Enta Da Stage & Dah Shinin’ – Queensbridge Park
Wednesday – Jul 27 – 8:00 PM – Complexions Contemporary Ballet / Carolyn Dorfman – Central Park
Wednesday – Jul 27 – 7:00 PM – Dianne Reeves / DJ Greg Caz – Queensbridge Park
Thursday – Jul 28 – 7:00 PM – Lyfe Jennings – Queensbridge Park
Friday – Jul 29 – 7:00 PM – Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Paolo Javier and Maria Lisella host a night of Queens Poets – Queensbridge Park
– Theater – Saturday – Jul 30 – 7:00 PM – Stefanie Batten Bland with Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber / Master Class: Karisma Jay – Queensbridge Park
– Saturday – Jul 30 – 7:00 PM – Unknown Mortal Orchestra / Empress Of – Central Park
Sunday – Jul 31 – 4:00 PM – Marc Cary: The Harlem Jam Sessions / Joseph Webb: Dancing Buddhas / WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Featuring Brianna Thomas & The Jazz Travelers – Queensbridge Park
– Family – Sunday – Jul 31 – 7:00 PM – Rock Steady Crew 39th Anniversary with Nice & Smooth / Bahamadia and more – Central Park
Tuesday – Aug 2 – 7:00 PM – Jon B – Clove Lakes Park
Wednesday – Aug 3 – 7:00 PM – Screening: Kirikou and the Wild Beasts / Orisha’s Journey / DJ Djib Sayo – Clove Lakes Park
Thursday – Aug 4 – 7:00 PM – Jungle Brothers / G-Bo the Pro – Clove Lakes Park
Friday – Aug 5 – 7:00 PM – Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective – Clove Lakes Park
Saturday – Aug 6 – 6:00 PM – Monobloco / Cabruêra / Boogarins / DJ Luiz Santos – Central Park
Saturday – Aug 6 – 7:00 PM – Complexions Contemporary Ballet / Master Class: Jamel Gaines – Clove Lakes Park
Sunday – Aug 7 – 4:00 PM – Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Sierra Leone Dance Troupe / Wahoo Skiffle Crazies – Clove Lakes Park
Sunday – Aug 7 – 7:00 PM – Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band present: A Journey Through the Legacy of Black Culture, produced by Revive Music / Pre-Show Panel – Central Park
Tuesday – Aug 9 – 7:00 PM – Neon Indian – East River Park
Wednesday – Aug 10 – 7:00 PM – “We Play For You, Butch Morris” featuring Nublu Orchestra / DarkMatterHalo with Wadada Leo Smith / Screening: Black February – East River Park
Wednesday – Aug 10 – 8:00 PM – Tamar-kali with ASE Dance Theatre Collective / Nathan Trice Rituals – Central Park
Thursday – Aug 11 – 7:00 PM – Roberto Roena Y Su Apollo Sound – East River Park
Friday – Aug 12 – 7:00 PM – Roger Guenveur Smith “RODNEY KING” – East River Park
– Theater – Saturday – Aug 13 – 7:00 PM – Carolyn Dorfman / Master Class: Theresa Lavington – East River Park
Sunday – Aug 14 – 6:00 PM – Mbongwana Star / Batida / Young Paris / Okayafrica Electrafrique feat. DJ Underdog / Pre-Show Panel – Central Park
Sunday – Aug 14 – 4:00 PM – DJ Spinna celebrates Earth Wind & Fire / Shine & the Moonbeams – East River Park
Tuesday – Aug 16 – 7:00 PM – Alpha Blondy – Marcus Garvey Park
Wednesday – Aug 17 – 7:00 PM – Saul Williams / Kimberly Nichole – Marcus Garvey Park
Wednesday – Aug 17 – 8:00 PM – DJ KS 360 & Full Circle Souljahs Presents: Behind The Groove / Soul Connected / Raphael Xavier – Central Park
Thursday – Aug 18 – 7:00 PM – Tamar-kali with ASE Dance Collective / Master Class: Calvin Wiley – Marcus Garvey Park
Friday – Aug 19 – 7:00 – Nathan Trice Rituals / Harlem School of the Arts Young Dance Alliance / Master Class: Calvin Wiley – Marcus Garvey Park
Saturday & Sunday – Aug 20-21 – 7:00 PM – Kalabantè Circus / Iron Skulls & Quim Moya / Sxip’s Hour of Charm – Marcus Garvey Park
Sunday – Aug 21 – 3:00 PM – Sweet Micky / MHD / DJ Erick La Peau – Central Park
Friday – Aug 26 – 7:00 PM – Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: – Jason Lindner: Breeding Ground / DJ Greg Caz – Marcus Garvey Park
Saturday – Aug 27 – 3:00 PM – Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: – Randy Weston African Rhythms Sextet / Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles / The Artistry of Jazzmeia Horn / Charles Turner III / Master Class: Samuel Coleman – Marcus Garvey Park
Sunday – Aug 28 – 3:00 PM – Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: – DeJohnette – Moran – Holland / Allan Harris / Donnie McCaslin Group / Grace Kelly – Tompkins Square Park
Sunday – Aug 28 – 3:00 PM – GoldLink / Backyard Band / DJ Spicoli – Central Park
Wednesday – Aug 31 – 8:00 PM – Chicago The Musical: 20th Anniversary Concert – Central Park

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