Central Park SummerStage

Performing Arts, Music Venue
Central Park (Rumsey Playfield)
New York, NY 10021
(212) 360-2789


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  • SummerStage spans all five boroughs, provides free, all-ages, rain or shine cultural stimuli, and is one of the reasons why we <3 NY. http://bit.ly/yHDHKm
  • This beloved outdoor venue hosts (mostly) free shows, from pop musicians to dance troupes. Tip: Don't want to battle crowds? Park yourself on the lawn bordering SummerStage to enjoy the music.
  • Always a great place for a show
  • Nothing beats seeing a summer concert on a nice night in Central Park. Most of the shows are free here, but even when tickets need to be purchased, it's totally worth it. Get here early!
  • We interviewed Eric Cannata, guitarist of Young and the Giant, who played a sold-out show at SummerStage.
  • #summerstage2012 August 14th at 7 PM: Music from Goapele and Yolanda Zama with a movie screening of Come Back Africa!
  • Come back and see Jack's Mannequin and Guster Live on August 8th, 2011. More info here: http://jacksmannequin.com/tour
  • Bring a blanket. Bring snacks. Bring sunblock. Bring cash (the vendors dont take credit cards and the ATM fee is criminal). Use expert level concealment tactics for your vices.
  • #summerstage2012 July 22nd at 3 PM: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, SMOD, Bibi Tanga and the Selenites, and DJ Chief Boima!
  • #summerstage2012 July 21st at 3 PM: Bebel Gilberto, Criolo, Flvio Renegado, and Bco Dranoff (DJ)!
  • Bring your own drinks n food, wine pours r too short n pizza is expensive n soso
  • Open air. Free concerts. Amazing atmosphere. Stay longer!
  • Be the first to raise your lighter be a leader, not a follower. #DontBlowIt
  • So security insisted they take the batteries so I couldn't use my camera.Everyone in here has a camera and some have monopods!!! Bastids!
  • Outstanding free concert in the park.
  • SummerStage is one of the best places to enjoy yourself outdoors with great music and see famous celebs for free! Come early to see different performers from Beyonce to Maroon 5 :-)
  • #summerstage2012 June 20th at 8 PM: Comedy Centrals Indecision in the Park featuring Daily Shows Wyatt Cenac, Al Madrigal, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, Rory Albanese, and Adam Lowitt!
  • #summerstage2012 June 17th at 6 PM: Blue Note Jazz Festival featuring Groove Theory, Soulive, Riq and Rah with Strings (Blackthought + Rahzel) and DJ ?uestlove!
  • #summerstage2012 June 12th at 8 PM: The New York Pops with Ozomatli!

Nearby places

59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West)
Central Park (at East & Terrace Dr)
Terrace Dr (Central Park)