Every year I wait in anticipation for the summer concert schedules. Central Park, Prospect Park, Coney Island, South Street Seaport, etc... NYC is full of kick-ass free outdoor shows all summer long. It's a bit too early for full schedules to be posted, but some shows are starting to leak out. Stars @ Summerstage is the big news here. (CORRECTION: Stars WITH Death Cab For Cutie & The Decemberists @ Summerstage is the big news here - thanks commenter!)

Here they all are:

June 4th: The Killers @ Central Park Summerstage
June 11th: They Might Be Giants @ South Street Seaport
June 15th: Arlo Guthrie @ Battery Park
June 25th: New Pornographers @ Prospect Park Bandshell
July 16th: Coney Island Siren Festival (check out this pic)
July 19th: Elvis Costello and Emmylou Harris @ Central Park Summerstage
July 4th: Stephen Malkmus & Yo La Tengo @ Battery Park
July 14th: Calexico @ Castle Clinton National Monument
July 15th: Shelby Lynne @ Central Park Summerstage
July 17th: Brazilian Girls, Femi Kuti & Timmy Regisford @ Central Park Summerstage
August 5th: Brad Mehldu & Jason Moran @ Central Park Summerstage
August 18th: Stars, Death Cab for Cutie, & The Decemberists @ Central Park Summerstage

The 2005 Rocks Off Boat Cruise show schedule was also posted

And the Warped Tour will be at Randall's Island on August 13th.

and here's another update: just because rumors are fun, a birdie told me there's a chance the Arcade Fire could play Siren.

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