SummerStage has announced its 2019 lineup of over 100 free shows which happen at NYC parks in all five boroughs, including Japanese Breakfast, Big Freedia, FELA! The Concert, Young M.A, The Wailers, Parquet Courts, The Mountain Goats, Corinne Bailey Rae, Alvvays, and more.
Today's NYC-area shows include Afropunk Festival (with Solange, SZA, Sampha, Soul II Soul, Macy Gray & more), The Sonics (on a boat!), Jonathan Toubin (on rollerskates!), Trapped Under Ice, Showtime Goma, Deep Purple/Alice Cooper, Gogol Bordello, the last Summer Thunder of 2017, and more.
This year's free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival shows in Prospect Park also include Youssou N'Dour, Polica, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Weyes Blood, Moses Sumney, Esperanza Spalding, Lisa Loeb, The Soul Rebels with Talib Kweli, and more.
Record Store Day 2017 is Saturday (4/22) with music lovers, vinyl junkies (and dreaded flippers) lining up to get their hands on some of the this year's exclusive titles. Some stores make a whole day of it, with free live music, record signings...and even free refreshments.