SummerStage

Central Park SummerStage

(Now Closed)
Central Park (at Rumsey Playfield), New York, NY 10021, United States
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SummerStage, a program of City Parks Foundation, presents performances of outstanding artistic quality, free of charge, to serve the diverse communities of NYC.

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  • People

    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.

    People · May 31, 2011
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  • Flavorpill

    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

    Flavorpill · February 27, 2012
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  • Comedy Central

    Follow @ComedyCentral and @UrbanOutfitters on Twitter for a chance to win free swag. Use #CCPark during your check- in and if it makes us laugh you could win. Read more

    Comedy Central · June 20, 2012
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  • 30 Minutes Or Less

    Be the first to raise your lighter – be a leader, not a follower. #DontBlowIt

    30 Minutes Or Less · July 1, 2011
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  • Sonar ..

    Rain or shine, you can always catch a great show here. Hit ‘more info’ to check out upcoming events. Read more

    Sonar .me · July 19, 2011
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  • David R.

    Always a great place for a show

    David Ritz · July 21, 2014
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  • The Corcoran Group

    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!

    The Corcoran Group · August 1, 2013
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  • Untapped Cities

    We interviewed Eric Cannata, guitarist of Young and the Giant, who played a sold-out show at SummerStage. Read more

    Untapped Cities · August 24, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – August 14th at 7 PM: Music from Goapele and Yolanda Zama with a movie screening of “Come Back Africa”!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • Jack's Mannequin On Tour

    Come back and see Jack's Mannequin and Guster Live on August 8th, 2011. More info here: http://jacksmannequin.com/tour

    Jack's Mannequin On Tour · April 21, 2011
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  • Rob

    Better get here early or you're gonna be on the outside lookin' in!

    Rob · August 21, 2010
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  • Dee Phunk

    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.

    Dee Phunk · August 11, 2013
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 22nd at 3 PM: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, SMOD, Bibi Tanga and the Selenites, and DJ Chief Boima!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 21st at 3 PM: Bebel Gilberto, Criolo, Flávio Renegado, and Béco Dranoff (DJ)!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • Nora .

    I waited over a year to see Pavement here-- totally worth it.

    Nora 👽 · September 22, 2010
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  • Rashida B.

    Bring your own drinks n food, wine pours r too short n pizza is expensive n soso

    Rashida B · July 21, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 17th at 6 PM: Blue Note Jazz Festival featuring Groove Theory, Soulive, Riq and Rah with Strings (Blackthought + Rahzel) and DJ ?uestlove!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 12th at 8 PM: The New York Pops with Ozomatli!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • Billboard

    Wear your rain boots and use the bathroom before you leave home!

    Billboard · April 4, 2012
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  • Tania T.

    Open air. Free concerts. Amazing atmosphere. Stay longer!

    Tania Torres · August 7, 2011
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  • OughtToBeShot.com

    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!

    OughtToBeShot.com · August 11, 2013
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  • New York Habitat

    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 :-)

    New York Habitat · July 19, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 20th at 8 PM: Comedy Central’s Indecision in the Park featuring “Daily Show’s” Wyatt Cenac, Al Madrigal, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, Rory Albanese, and Adam Lowitt!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 7th at 7 PM: Music from Bobby Womack and Willis Earl Beal!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    Wiz Kalifa rocked the stage last year in a SummerStage benefit concert!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • Fitzcarl R.

    Herc preaches

    Fitzcarl Reid · August 10, 2013
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 17th at 7:30 PM: The Upright Citizens Brigade presents the All-Stars of Improv!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 15th at 7 PM: Guthrie Family Reunion Celebrating Woody's 100th!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 14th at 3 PM: Music from Kinky, Los Auténticos Decadentes, 3Ball MTY, and DJ Raff!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 11th at 7 PM: Mala Rodríguez, Profetas, and Ximena Sariñana in concert!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 8th at 3 PM: SummerStage Kids Family Day with Justin Roberts and The Not So Ready for Naptime Players, Ill Style & Peace Productions and more!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – July 7th at 3 PM: CBGB Music Festival!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 30th and July 1st at 8 PM: Limón Dance Company with special musical guest Paquito D’Rivera!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 26th at 7 PM: Workmen’s Circle Yiddishfest 2012 - Singing for a Better World!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 24th at 3 PM: Alabama Shakes, Diamond Rugs, Robert Ellis in concert!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 16th at 7 PM: Music from Dawes and Kurt Vile and the Violators!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 15th at 8 PM: Joey Arias/concert, comedy, cabaret!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    #summerstage2012 – June 9th at 7 PM: 10th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil NY: Sandra de Sá Concert and a screening of RAUL!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    Florence Henderson's angelic voice moving the hearts of thousands at a benefit concert for SummerStage!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    Armitage Gone! Dance took control of the stage last year at SummerStage 2011!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    Imelda May and SummerStage! How can it get any better?

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • SummerStage

    The Keigwin Company demonstrated the intricacies of contemporary dancing at SummerStage 2011!

    SummerStage · April 27, 2012
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  • Urban Mack

    Great Summer concerts! Read more

    Urban Mack · August 4, 2011
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  • Tyler E.

    Line to get IN is insane!

    Tyler Englund · May 24, 2011
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  • Fitzcarl R.

    Toquino was awesomeǃǃ http://summerstage.donyc.com/events/2014/06/07/

    Fitzcarl Reid · June 8, 2014
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  • Fitzcarl R.

    Jeff Chang's autograph

    Fitzcarl Reid · August 10, 2013
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  • Fitzcarl R.

    Cindy Campbell's autograph

    Fitzcarl Reid · August 10, 2013
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  • Fitzcarl R.

    Jeff Chang's book, he and Cindy signed it for me, I was able to buy it on the spot with with my credit card, thanks a beautiful lady from the Strand

    Fitzcarl Reid · August 10, 2013
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  • Fitzcarl R.

    DJ Kool Herk's sister, Cindy Campbell, Jeff Chang, journalist, me, Fitzcarl

    Fitzcarl Reid · August 10, 2013
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  • Marcello L.

    Summerstage é um festival incrivel!!!! Mantenho a tradição de ver pelo menos um show aqui por ano!!!

    Marcello Lobatto · July 3, 2013
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