SummerStage 2017 Performances Calendar in NYC

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SummerStage 2017 Listings for NYC Events

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Jul 20 all-day
Lisette Melendez @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Lisette Melendez July 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 6pm workshop / 7pm show East Harlem freestyle, latin, dance-pop singer of best known for 90s hit Together Forever. Featuring 6pm DJ
Joe Bataan / Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Joe Bataan / Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue July 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 6pm workshop / 7pm show Harlem-born latin boogaloo artist who combines his love of doo-wop and soul
Jul 22 all-day
The Budos Band @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) The Budos Band July 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Staten Island’s own eclectic crew of psychedelic funk and soul instrumentalists Free Visit as well the artists’ respective sites: The Budos
GZA in association with Lyricist Lounge 25th Anniversary Series @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) GZA in association with Lyricist Lounge 25th Anniversary Series July 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Staten Island’s own Wu-Tang Clan founding member dominates the mic with metaphors, science and word
The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit: Star-Crossed (Los Desdichados) @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Theater/Stage The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit: Star-Crossed (Los Desdichados) July 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Can falling in love be an act of revolution? That’s the question at the heart of a
Made in the Bronx presented by BAAD! @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Dance Performance Made in the Bronx presented by BAAD! July 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 7pm workshop / 8pm performance Modern, folk, flamenco and house dance from Bronx artists CURATED BY: BAAD!
Jul 27 all-day
Regina Spektor @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Regina Spektor July 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cost: $55 Visit as well the artists’ respective sites: Regina Spektor SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield Related Official Link Info courtesy of
Jul 28 all-day
La India @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) La India July 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 6pm workshop / 7pm performance Legendary South Bronx Princess of Salsa Featuring 6pm workshop with Joe Burgos Salsa Dance Free Visit as
Jul 29 all-day
Frankie Negrón @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Frankie Negrón July 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm 4pm workshop / 5pm performance Salsa’s next definitive voice effortlessly blends tradition with pop, rock and reggaeton Free St. Mary’s Park, St
Taiwanese Waves: Fire Ex / Dadado Huang + Berry j / Sangpuy @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Taiwanese Waves: Fire Ex / Dadado Huang + Berry j / Sangpuy July 29 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 6pm / Show 7pm A night of diverse music featuring folk
Jul 30 all-day
Lisa Lisa / Marlon B @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Lisa Lisa / Marlon B July 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 80s superstar who brought freestyle to the mainstream with hits like I Wonder if I Take You Home Free
Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary featuring MC Lyte @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary featuring MC Lyte July 30 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Doors 2pm / Show 3pm Celebrate four decades of the Bronx-conceived b-boy crew with this annual
All Time Low / SWMRS / Waterparks / The Wrecks @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) All Time Low / SWMRS / Waterparks / The Wrecks July 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 5pm / Show 6pm Cost: $39.50 – $45 Visit as well the artists’
Rennie Harris Puremovement and Philadanco Present – Straight Outta’ Philly @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Hip Hop / Dance Rennie Harris Puremovement and Philadanco Present – Straight Outta’ Philly August 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 7pm / Show 8pm Celebrated Philadelphia dance troupes, known for their
Ultimate Break and Beats Anniversary / BreakBeat Lou / SPECIAL ED / Camp Lo / hosted by Lord Finesse @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage DJ / Hip Hop Ultimate Break and Beats Anniversary / BreakBeat Lou / SPECIAL ED / Camp Lo / hosted by Lord Finesse August 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The brand that
Aug 3 all-day
A Bronx Tale @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Theater A Bronx Tale August 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Performance from the cast of Broadway’s new hit musical, based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the classic film Free Visit
Stevie B / Ted Smooth @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Stevie B / Ted Smooth August 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Freestyle hit maker best known for classics I Want to Be the One and Because I Love You Free
Elza Soares / Liniker e os Caramelows / Teleseen in association with Brasil Summerfest @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Elza Soares / Liniker e os Caramelows / Teleseen in association with Brasil Summerfest August 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 6pm / Show 7pm Brazil’s iconic samba singer, provocative
Kid Capri’s Block Party Live @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage DJ Party Kid Capri’s Block Party Live August 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Legendary Bronx-born hip-hop DJ turning tables since the ’70s with high-profile cred Featuring 4pm workshop with Scratch Academy Free
Basement Bhangra 20th Anniversary: Apache Indian / Panjabi MC / DJ Rekha / Madame Gandhi / Anik Khan / Horsepowar / Sikh Knowledge / DJ Petra / DJ Shilpa @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage DJ / Dance / Rapping Basement Bhangra 20th Anniversary: Apache Indian / Panjabi MC / DJ Rekha / Madame Gandhi / Anik Khan / Horsepowar / Sikh Knowledge / DJ Petra / DJ Shilpa
Aug 6 all-day
Jadakiss @ New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Jadakiss August 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dynamic emcee dominates with potent prose and long-lasting beats Free Visit as well the artists’ respective sites: Jadakiss Crotona Park, Crotona Park North
Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Staceyann Chin / Ntozake Shange / Sarah Kay @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Poetry Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Staceyann Chin / Ntozake Shange / Sarah Kay August 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Famed poetry house presents performances by a trio of celebrated women wordsmiths Free Visit
Company SBB with Burnt Sugar Arkestra @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Company SBB with Burnt Sugar Arkestra August 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 7pm workshop / 8pm performance NYC-based dance company partners with futuristic jazz ensemble to perform the interdisciplinary work
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) The Revivalists / White Denim August 10 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 5pm / Show 6pm Cost: $39.50 – $45 Visit as well the artists’ respective sites: The Revivalists /
Aug 11 all-day
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Andy Montañez August 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 6pm workshop / 7pm performance Known as El Godfather de la Salsa, Puerto Rican bolero singer/songwriter legend Featuring 6pm dance workshop “Rhythm
Family Day: They Might Be Giants: Kids, Science, and Beyond / Bill Childs of Spare Rock, Spoil the Child Radio @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Family Day: They Might Be Giants: Kids, Science, and Beyond / Bill Childs of Spare Rock, Spoil the Child Radio August 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Doors 2pm / Show
Funkbox in the Park: Tony Touch / Danny Krivit / Jellybean Benitez / D-Train / honoring Evelyn Santos @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage DJ Party Funkbox in the Park: Tony Touch / Danny Krivit / Jellybean Benitez / D-Train / honoring Evelyn Santos August 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm A medley of the best DJs
Taj Mo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band / Jontavious Willis / Dante Ross @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Taj Mo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band / Jontavious Willis / Dante Ross August 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Doors 4pm / Show 5pm Collaboration between two generations
Lincoln Center at the Movies: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in association with Dance Films Association @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Film Lincoln Center at the Movies: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in association with Dance Films Association August 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Documentary featuring four audience favorites and behind the scenes
Aug 19 all-day
Jim Jones @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Jim Jones August 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Harlem-raised Dipset member and recent Roc Nation signee who’s best known for We Fly High and rockstar style Free Visit as well
Def Poets: A Reunion feat. Ursula Rucker, Jessica Care Moore, Mums, Steve Colman, Vanessa Hidary, Bonafide Rojas, Toni Blackman hosted by Asha Bandele in association with Manifesto @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Poetry Def Poets: A Reunion feat. Ursula Rucker, Jessica Care Moore, Mums, Steve Colman, Vanessa Hidary, Bonafide Rojas, Toni Blackman hosted by Asha Bandele in association with Manifesto August 20 @ 4:00 pm –
Mulatu Astatke / Emel Mathlouthi / Alsarah & the Nubatones / DJ Sirak @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Mulatu Astatke / Emel Mathlouthi / Alsarah & the Nubatones / DJ Sirak August 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 5pm / Show 6pm Father of Ethio-Jazz makes his SummerStage
Jason Samuels Smith’s Chasin’ The Bird Remixed @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Dance Jason Samuels Smith’s Chasin’ The Bird Remixed August 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm NYC-bred Emmy winning tap dance virtuoso & choreographer as part of The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Featuring: Jason
Aug 25 all-day
Anat Cohen Tentet @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Anat Cohen Tentet August 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm World-renowned clarinet player leads troupe of jazz artists through multiple sounds as a part of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Free
Lee Konitz Quartet / Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science / Louis Hayes / Charenee Wade @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Lee Konitz Quartet / Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science / Louis Hayes / Charenee Wade August 26 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Jazz veterans & rising stars pay tribute to
Valerie June / Aloysius 3 / Jalen N’Gonda / Boogie Blind @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Valerie June / Aloysius 3 / Jalen N’Gonda / Boogie Blind August 27 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 5pm / Show 6pm Singularly unique voice that blurs the lines between
Young the Giant with special guests Cold War Kids and Joywave @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) Young the Giant with special guests Cold War Kids and Joywave September 13 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 5pm / Show 6pm Cost: $42.50 – $45.00 Visit as well the
Sep 22 all-day
The War On Drugs @ New York | New York | United States
12:00 am
SummerStage Concert/Music Performance(s) The War On Drugs September 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Doors 6pm / Show 7pm Cost: $40.50 – $46 Visit as well the artists’ respective sites: The War On Drugs

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Those items taking place within Central Park’s Mainstage will be located at Rumsey Playfield
Arrived at through the entrance to the park at 69th Street and 5th Avenue on the east side or at 72nd Street and Central Park West on the west side.
NOTE How there are OTHER Items taking place elsewhere within NYC as well.