Tift Merritt in Madison Square Park 2012 (more by Chris La Putt)
Tift Merritt

The free 2012 Oval Lawn Series launches in NYC's Madison Square Park (between 5th and Madison Ave and 23rd and 26th St.) tonight (6/20) at 7PM with James Maddock and His Band and will continue every Wednesday through Aug. 8.

This year marks the tenth anniversary of free shows in Madison Square Park (where the Big Apple BBQ also happens). The full schedule with showtimes is listed below...

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Madison Square Park 2012 Show Schedule

June 20
James Maddock and Band I 7pm

June 27
Gretchen Parlato I 6:30pm
Gregory Porter

July 4
Noam Pikelny and Friends I 3pm
The Sweetback Sisters
Spuyten Duyvil

July 11
Nellie McKay I 7pm

July 18
Jeff "Tain" Watts Quartet I 7pm

July 25
Regina Carter's "Reverse Thread" I 7pm

August 1
An evening with Suzzy and Maggie Roche, Sloan Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche I 6:30pm

August 8
Bettye LaVette I 7pm

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