New York’s SummerStage Announces 2022 Season Lineup: George Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Waxahatchee, More

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City Parks Foundation has announced the 2022 season of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s outdoor performing arts festival, bringing nearly 90 free and benefit shows to Central Park and 12 neighborhood parks across the five boroughs. The full lineup appears below.

Citywide parks and venues hosting SummerStage this season include Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Von King Park and The Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, Crotona Park in the Bronx, Corporal Thompson Park in Staten Island, as well as the newly refurbished SummerStage flagship venue at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. All performances will be free and open to the public, except for benefit concerts, and select shows will also be live-streamed on SummerStageAnywhere.org.

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Opening the season on Saturday, June 11 in Central Park will be a free performance from legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock in association with the Blue Note Jazz Festival. Other highlights throughout the summer and fall include a K-Pop lineup of Brave Girls, Golden Child and AleXa in association with Korean Culture Center New York at Central Park on July 10; Brazilian Latin Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement Awardee Ney Matogrosso with Brazilian-Mexican folk-rock group Francisco El Hombre and queer duo Fado Bicha on July 17 in Central Park; benefit shows in Central Park to help support City Parks Foundation’s free performances with Modest Mouse; Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown with funk, hip-hop group Tank and the Bangas, rapper Big Freedia, percussionist Cyril Neville and others on June 13; funk legend George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic with rock band Dopapod and soul music band Pimps of Joytime on June 15; Scottish indie-rock band Belle & Sebastian with Los Bitchos on June 16; The Wild Hearts Tour with indie rock vocalist Sharon Van Etten, indie-folk, singer-songwriter Angel Olsen, and singer and multiinstrumentalist Julien Baker on August 20 and 21; a free outdoor screening of the Oscar and Grammy award-winning documentary “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)” for its second year on June 17, commemorating Juneteenth; and much more — details will be announced on www.SummerStage.org.

SummerStage will once again partner with Rooftop Films to feature international short films prior to Central Park shows this season; films will be announced at a later date.

Capital One is the festival’s multi-year title sponsor (Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage) and its official bank and credit card. Supporting sponsors include iStar, Subaru, Bloomberg Philanthropies, BABE, National Grid, Lewis Brisbois and United Airlines.

SummerStage 2022 Schedule

Date

Time

Artists

Park

Type of Show

Sat, Jun 4

7:00 PM

Aurora presents the Gods We Can Trust tour / Sub Urban

Central Park

Benefit

Wed, Jun 8

6:00 PM

Modest Mouse / The Cribs

Central Park

Benefit

Sat, Jun 11

7:00 PM

Herbie Hancock / Keyon Harrold in association with Blue Note Jazz Festival

Central Park

Free

Mon, Jun 13

6:00 PM

Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown / Tank & the Bangas / Big Freedia / Cyril Neville / George Porter Jr. & Dumpstaphunk / The Soul Rebels

Central Park

Benefit

Wed, Jun 15

6:00 PM

George Clinton & Parliment Funkadelic / Dopapod / Pimps of Joytime

Central Park

Benefit

Thu, Jun 16

6:00 PM

Belle & Sebastian / Los Bitchos

Central Park

Benefit

Fri, Jun 17

7:30 PM

Summer of Soul (….or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Sat, Jun 18

4:00 PM

THE AUSSIE BBQ: Baker Boy / Electric Fields / G Flip / Haiku Hands / Peking Duk / You Am I in association with Sounds Australia

Central Park

Free

Mon, Jun 20

8:00 PM

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER RECITAL featuring Brittany Renee, Ben Bliss and Justin Austin

Central Park

Free

Tue, Jun 21

7:00 PM

Fête de la Musique: MC Solaar / Bon Entendeur / Hyphen Hyphen in association with France Rocks and FIAF

Central Park

Free

Wed, Jun 22

6:00 PM

Waxahatchee / Swearin’ / Ohmme / Delphine Blue DJ Set

Central Park

Free

Wed, Jun 22

7:00 PM

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER RECITAL featuring Brittany Renee, Ben Bliss and Justin Austin

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Free

Thu, Jun 23

7:00 PM

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER RECITAL featuring Brittany Olivia Logan, Cierra Byrd and Vladyslav Buialskyi

Jackie Robinson Park

Free

Thu, Jun 23

6:00 PM

Lawrence & MisterWives Sounds of Summer Tour / Winetka Bowling League

Central Park

Benefit

Sat, Jun 25

4:00 PM

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER RECITAL featuring Brittany Olivia Logan, Cierra Byrd and Vladyslav Buialskyi

Williamsbridge Oval Park

Free

Sat, Jun 25

4:00 PM

Only in Queens: Queens Live!

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Free

Sat, Jun 25

7:00 PM

Stephanie Mills / Keni Burke / Ted Smooth / DJ J-Ronin

Coney Island Amphitheater

Free

Sun, Jun 26

4:00 PM

Monobloco / Nailah Blackman / DJ Patricktor4

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Free

Mon, Jun 27

7:00 PM

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER RECITAL featuring Brittany Olivia Logan, Cierra Byrd and Vladyslav Buialskyi

Socrates Sculpture Park

Free

Wed, Jun 29

7:00 PM

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA SUMMER RECITAL featuring Brittany Olivia Logan, Cierra Byrd and Vladyslav Buialskyi

Cloves Lakes Park

Free

Sat, Jul 2

6:00 PM

Patrick Watson w/ Attacca Quartet / Elisapie / La Force in association with the Consulate General of Canada in New York

Central Park

Free

Sun, Jul 3

7:00 PM

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Central Park

Benefit

Wed, Jul 6

6:00 PM

Barenaked Ladies Last Summer On Earth Tour / Gin Blossoms / Toad the Wet Sprocket

Central Park

Benefit

Fri, Jul 8

7:00 PM

Universal Latino Presents: New Generation! in association with the LAMC

Coney Island Amphitheater

Free

Sat, Jul 9

3:00 PM

Carla Morrison / Love of Lesbian / Dannylux / Canyon Cody DJ Set in association with LAMC

Central Park

Free

Sun, Jul 10

7:00 PM

KOREA GAYOJE: Brave Girls / Golden Child / AleXa in association with the Korean Cultural Center New York

Central Park

Free

Sun, Jul 10

7:00 PM

Puerto Rican Power / Domingo Quinones / Lower East Salsa

Coney Island Amphitheater

Free

Wed, Jul 13

8:00 PM

Art Move Concept/ Passionfruit Dance Company

Central Park

Free

Fri, Jul 15

6:00 PM

Nai Ni Chen Dance Company/ ALL ARTS “Past, Present, Future” featuring Ayodele Casel and Les Ballet Afrik

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Free

Sat, Jul 16

7:00 PM

Revive Big Band feat. Thaïs Lona and friends / Melanie Charles / Erika the DJ

Central Park

Free

Sat, Jul 16

6:00 PM

ChocQuibTown / Nanpa Basico / Salt Cathedral DJ Set in association with New Latin Wave

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Free

Sun, Jul 17

6:00 PM

Ney Matogrosso / Francisco El Hombre / Fado Bicha / Surma DJ Set in association with Arte Institute

Central Park

Free

Wed, Jul 20

7:00 PM

Cory Henry / Rustam Ospanoff DJ Set

Central Park

Free

Thu, Jul 21

6:00 PM

MIKE’s Young World 2 with Special Guest Slick Rick

Von King Park

Free

Thu, Jul 21

6:00 PM

Lucy Dacus / Hop Along

Central Park

Benefit

Fri, Jul 22

6:00 PM

Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Von King Park

Free

Sat, Jul 23

3:00 PM

Everyday People feat. WurlD

Central Park

Free

Sat, Jul 23

6:00 PM

Sampa The Great / Pink Siifu / Alisa Ali DJ Set in association with meanred

Von King Park

Free

Sun, Jul 24

6:00 PM

Black Midi / Sal Valentinetti / Alisa Ali DJ Set hosted by Sarah Squirm

Central Park

Free

Sun, Jul 24

4:00 PM

A Party Called Rosie Perez

Von King Park

Free

Wed, Jul 27

7:00 PM

Parcels In Concert

Central Park

Benefit

Thu, Jul 28

7:00 PM

Caribou / Ela Minus / Toribio DJ Set in association with meanred

Central Park

Free

Sat, Jul 30

6:00 PM

Saba / Eryn Allen Kane / theMIND in association with moveforward music

Central Park

Free

Sun, Jul 31

6:00 PM

Sons of Kemet / Makaya McCraven / DJ Lindsey

Central Park

Free

Wed, Aug 3

6:00 PM

Doris Muñoz / Film Screening: Mija / Helado Negro / Silvana Estrada / Jacks Haupt in association with Rooftop films and Disney Original Documentary

Central Park

Free

Thu, Aug 4

5:00 PM

Budos Band / Rogê / hosted by Tom Ferrie in association with Maker Park Radio

Corporal Thompson Park

Free

Thu, Aug 4

6:00 PM

Andy Grammar and Fitz & the Tantrums

Central Park

Benefit

Fri, Aug 5

6:00 PM

Maimouna Keita African Dance Company

Corporal Thompson Park

Free

Sat, Aug 6

3:00 PM

Basement Bhangra 25th Birthday Bash: DJ Rekha / Jasmine Sandlas / Red Baraat / Ganavya /Raaginder / David Sharma / Sikh Knowledge / DJ Ushka / ZEEMUFFIN / Ajna Dance / Rajuju Brown

Central Park

Free

Sat, Aug 6

5:00 PM

Ana Tijoux / Meridian Brothers / Bembona DJ Set

Corporal Thompson Park

Free

Sun, Aug 7

3:00 PM

“El Rey Supremo” Luis Vargas / El Gran Alcover / Grupo De Ahora / Telemundo

Central Park

Free

Sun, Aug 7

4:00 PM

Staten Island celebrates Jessie Lee Daniels with Force MDs & Friends DJ S1 and Fred “Bugsy” Buggs

Corporal Thompson Park

Free

Thu, Aug 11

7:00 PM

Tony Vega / George Lamond / Uptown Vinyl Supreme

Crotona Park

Free

Thu, Aug 11

7:00 PM

Spread Love Hip-Hop Jam Hosted by Ralph Mc Daniels and DJ Scratch

Coney Island Amphitheater

Free

Fri, Aug 12

6:00 PM

Urban Bush Women / Cheri L. Stokes

Crotona Park

Free

Sat, Aug 13

7:00 PM

VP Records presents Dancehall meets Hip Hop 90s style: Wayne Wonder hosted by Ralph McDaniels

Central Park

Free

Sat, Aug 13

7:00 PM

Shatta Wale / Wiyaala

Crotona Park

Free

Sun, Aug 14

6:00 PM

Patoranking / Flavour / Juls / Superhero DJ Jon Quick & friends with co-hosts Lisa Yaro & Osei The Dark Secret

Central Park

Free

Sun, Aug 14

4:00 PM

Kid Capri’s Block Party Live feat. Vina Love and The Hoodies

Crotona Park

Free

Thu, Aug 18

7:00 PM

The Last Poets / Impact Repertory Theatre & The Harlem Bomb Shelter / DJ Greg Caz in association with Jazzmobile

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Fri, Aug 19

6:00 PM

OMAR Edwards | Tap Master / LaTasha Barnes Dance in association with Jazzmobile

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Sat, Aug 20

6:00 PM

MAROONS & SUFFRAGETTES: A GREG TATE TRIBUTE CONCERT

CELEBRATING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF BURNT SUGAR/DANZ

A Tate Family program featuring Burnt Sugar/Danz, Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber,

Harriet Tubman, Resistance Revival Chorus, Bardo Steppers, and DJ Reborn

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Sat, Aug 20

6:00 PM

The Wild Hearts Tour with Sharon Van Etten / Angel Olsen / Julien Baker

Central Park

Benefit

Sun, Aug 21

6:00 PM

The Wild Hearts Tour with Sharon Van Etten / Angel Olsen / Julien Baker

Central Park

Benefit

Sun, Aug 21

4:00 PM

Red Alert & friends feat. Case and Wil Traxx

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Tue, Aug 23

6:00 PM

The Decemberists – Arise from the Bunkers / Brigid Mae Power

Central Park

Benefit

Fri, Aug 26

7:00 PM

CPJF – Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force / Calvin Booker On Tap & Friends in association with Jazzmobile

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Sat, Aug 27

3:00 PM

CPJF – Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective and Turtle Island Quartet / Buster Williams & Something More / NIKARA presents Black Wall Street / Vuyo Sotashe

Marcus Garvey Park

Free

Sun, Aug 28

8:00 PM

Hubbard St Dance Chicago

Central Park

Free

Sun, Aug 28

3:00 PM

CPJF – Archie Shepp & Jason Moran + Special Guest / Melissa Aldana / Bria Skonberg / Pasquale Grasso

Tompkins Square Park

Free

Wed, Aug 31

8:00 PM

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Central Park

Free

Thu, Sep 22

6:00 PM

Rainbow Kitten Surprise

Central Park

Benefit

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