Lower Manhattan is home to plenty of venues, restaurants, and performance spaces, but New York is a bustling city with a cultural reach extending beyond the streets of our very own Downtown streets. Although there is plenty to do Downtown, once in a while something spectacular comes along that forces us to venture uptown and into the other boroughs.
This year, that ‘something spectacular’ is the citywide performance arts festival, SummerStage. The festival’s 2014 season launched on June 3rd and runs until August 24th, and features over 100 free performances that will tour fourteen parks located throughout the five boroughs. The diverse array of performers include musicians, theatrical groups, and comedians, to name a few. SummerStage began 29 years ago, and since has grown to become one of New York’s most anticipated festivals.
Since its conception, over six million people have enjoyed SummerStage performances; a cultural experience that can only occur in a city as unique, diverse, and lively as New York. Don’t miss out on your chance to experience one of New York’s most coveted experiences.
SummerStage Festival 2014 Schedule
Tuesday July 15. 6pm. Ismael Miranda / Rebel Tumbao / Joe Claussell. Queensbridge Park. Queens.
Wednesday July 16. 8pm. Ballet Hispanico / A Palo Seco. Central Park.
Wednesday July 16. 7pm. J Holiday presented in association with WBLS. Queensbridge Park.
Thursday July 17. 7pm. Mobb Deep in association with Lyricist Lounge. Queensbridge Park.
Friday July 18. 7pm. Harambee Dance Company. Queensbridge Park.
Saturday July 19. 7pm. Lenine & Martin Fondse Orchestra: The Bridge / Maira Freitas / DJ Tutu Moraes. Central Park
Sunday July 20. 3pm. Catalan Sounds On Tour: Mishima / Txarango / DJ sets by Headbird. Central Park.
Monday July 21. 6pm. New Songs of Justice: An Evening Honoring Pete Seeger featuring Amanda Palmer, Anti-Flag, Steve Earle. Central Park.
Saturday July 26. 3pm. Chronixx & The Zincfence Redemption / Junior Reid / The Rice and Peas Crew in association with Large Up and Federation Sound. Central Park.
Sunday July 27. 3pm. Rock Steady Crew 37th Anniversary Concert. Central Park.
Monday July 28. 8pm. John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown. Central Park.