NYC Summer Musica: Summerstage 2010

1 Jun

Every year, us Melody‘s gear up for NYC’s musical bonanza, also known as Summerstage. These (usually) free concerts take place at parks throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Grab a blanket, a cold beer, some fresh fruit, a pair of binoculars and get ready for concert season!

City Parks Foundation Summer Stage

Check for a full schedule of all the parks after the jump…

Central Park, Manhattan
06/01 @ 7pm The New York Pops & @mgardot / Melody Gardot
06/05 @ 3pm @LivingColour, @MissEbonyBones, @PillowTheory, @CX_KiDTRONiK
06/06 @ 3pm Los Van Van, Jose Conde and more
06/06 @ 3pm DJ Tribute to Fania Records with DJ Bobbito, DJ Laylo, DJ SAKE-1 & more
06/12 @ 7pm Live Performances from Os Paralamas Do Sucesso and Maria Gadu
06/12 @ 7pm Film Screening: ‘Oscar Niemeyer – Life Is A Breath of Air’
06/12 @ 7pm The 8th Annual Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil
06/14 @ 7pm @BaabaMaal and @Playing4Change
06/19 @ 4pm NYCPride Rally w/ Vickie Shaw, Billie Myers, Bruce Vilanch
06/19 @ 4pm NYCPride Rally w/ Me’shell Ndegeocello, Martha Wash, NY Gay Men’s Chorus
06/20 @ 3pm @SalifKeita, Tabou Combo and Lo’Jo
06/23 @ 7pm The Stanley Clarke Band with Hiromi
06/23 @ 7pm George Wein’s Carefusion Jazz Festival
06/23 @ 7pm McCoy Tyner Quartet w/ Ravi Coltrane, Esperanza Spalding & Francisco Mela
06/26 @ 3pm Tinariwen, Omar Souleyman and @ToubabKrewe
06/27 @ 3pm Gil Scott-Heron
06/29 @ 7pm Daniel Bernard Roumain w/ Emeline Michel, Erol Josué, poets of Cave Canem
06/30 @ 7pm @NuyoricanPoets
07/03 @ 3pm Istanbulive II w/ Burhan Ocal and Tulug Tirpan, Sukriye Tutkun & DJ Salih Saka
07/03 @ 3pm Istanbulive II: Sounds of Turkey w/ Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions
07/03 @ 3pm Istanbulive II: The Sounds of Turkey with Kenan Dogulu, mor ve otesi
07/07 @ 7pm Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich and Fussible, El Guincho and @AnitaTijoux
07/10 @ 3pm Profitas, @MalditaVecindad and @ThePinkerTones
07/11 @ 3pm Jimmy Cliff, @TrevorHallMusic and Victor Démé
07/17 @ 3pm @rayraysaadiq / Raphael Saadiq
07/18 @ 3pm Family Day feat. Ralph’s World, Bethany & Rufus and Cirquetacular
07/31 @ 3pm @lorenzojova / Jovanotti, @AmgsInvisibles / Los Amigos Invisibles + Natalia @lafourcade
08/01 @ 3pm @St_Vincent, @tUnEyArDs and @BasiaBulat
08/07 @ 3pm The Clark Sisters and Kierra Kiki Sheard
08/08 @ 7pm The xx, Chairlift and @JackPenate
08/10 @ 8pm Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Dancin’ Downtown Concert Winners
08/14 @ 3pm Bachata Fest w/ Andy Andy, Luis Miguel de la Amargue, Elvis Martinez, Alexandria
08/15 @ 3pm Public Enemy with 7th Octave and Blitz the Ambassador
08/21 @ 3pm @epiphanygirl / Chrisette Michele, @mariosoultruth / Mario & @realTamiaworld/ Tamia
08/22 @ 3pm The Specials, Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears and $mall ¢hange
09/26 @ 3pm Mahala Rai Banda,Técsöi Banda,Selim Sesler,NY Gypsy All-Stars + Turi Yunakov Ensemble
09/26 @ 3pm The Black Sea Roma Festival featuring Mahala Rai Banda and more

East River Park, Manhattan
08/04 @ 7pm @GeorgeLaMond, @JudyTorresmusic, DJ Lucho
08/12 @ 7pm White Rabbits
08/13 @ 7pm Paul Taylor II and Naganuma Dance
08/14 @ 7pm @Complexionsnyc / Complexions Contemporary Ballet + Wideman/Davis Dance
08/19 @ 7pm Our Latin Thing with DJ Lucho:A Tribute to The Fania All-Stars
08/20-22 @ 8pm Goodbar: a play by @Waterwell Theater Company
08/23-24 @ 8pm Five Days in March: a play by Toshiki Okada
08/25-27 @ 8pm Beowulf – 1,000 Years of Baggage: a play by Banana Bag and Bodice

Betsy Head Park
06/02 @ 7pm @TheRealRoyAyers w/ @superheroDJ Jon Quick
06/09 @ 7pm Nice and Smooth and The Awesome 2
06/17 @ 7pm The Felix Hernandez Rhythm Review
06/18-19 @ 8pm The Etymology of Bird: A play by Zakiyyah Alexander

Crotona Park
06/23 @ 7pm Brand Nubian
06/30 @ 7pm DJ Kool Herc
07/08 @ 7pm TKA, Corina and Noel : The 30th Anniversary of Fever Records
07/09 @ 8pm American Schemes: A play by Radah Blank
07/10 @ 10am Summer Shake Up! w/ The Public+ American Schemes: A play by Radah Blank

Highbridge Park, Manhattan
08/03 @ 7pm Elvis Martinez
08/10 @ 7pm Bachata Heightz
08/17 @ 7pm Alexandra and Daniel Monción

Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan
07/31 @ 7pm Earl Mosely’s Institute of Dance and Motion Theater Lab
08/11 @ 7pm Doug E. Fresh and DJ Dee Wiz
08/18 @ 7pm @TyeTribbett

Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan
08/05 @ 7pm Gil Scott-Heron
08/6-7 @ 8pm blood pudding: a play by Sharon Bridgforth
08/28 @ 3pm McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Scott, Jason Moran and the Bandwagon + Revive da Live
08/28 @ 3pm The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival featuring McCoy Tyner and more

Queensbridge Park, Queens
07/15 @ 7pm EPMD and @FunkmasterFlex
07/16 @ 7pm Seewe African Dance Company and Balafrohop
07/17 @ 7pm The Dance of Light, choreo. by Vernard Gilmore & Abdur-Rahim Jackson

Red Hook Park, Brooklyn
06/15 @ 7pm Dan Deacon
06/01 @ 7pm @JayElectronica
06/08 @ 7pm @FrankieNegron

Soundview Park, Bronx
06/22 @ 7pm Eddie Palmieri y La Perfecta II
06/29 @ 7pm @IAmPapaSan
07/06 @ 7pm The Felix Hernandez Rhythm Review

Springfield Park, Queens
07/14 @ 7pm @RyanLeslie

St. Mary’s Park, Bronx
06/24 @ 7pm Conjunto Clásico
06/25 @ 7pm DANCE w/Rennie Harris Rhaw & Le Soul Afrique with Akim Funk Buddha
06/26 @ 7pm @ABAKUAdance / Afro-Latin Dance Company and Areytos Performance Works
06/27 @ Noon Family Day w/ Jose Ortiz and Bombayo, @DanZanes and Baby Loves Salsa
07/01 @ 7pm La Orquesta De La Gente and 8 y Más: A Tribute to Héctor Lavoe
07/2-3 @ 8pm American Schemes:A play by Radah Blank
07/07 @ 7pm Hector Tricoche and Chris Alfinez

Tappen Park, Staten Island
07/13 @ 7pm Force M.D.’s
07/20 @ 7pm Lisa Lisa / @LisaLisaLL77

Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan
08/29 @ 3pm James Moody, Catherine Russell, Vijay Iyer and The JD Allen Trio
08/29 @ 3pm The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival featuring James Moody and more

Von King Park, Brooklyn
06/03 @ 7pm Doug E. Fresh and DJ Dee Wiz
06/04 @ 7pm DANCE: Akim Funk Buddha’s Flying Boom Box and Organic Magnetics
06/05 @ 7pm Tamboula and Julio Jean Haitian American Dance:A Tribute to Haiti
06/10 @ 7pm Hezekiah Walker
06/11-12 @ 8pm The Etymology of Bird: A play by Zakiyyah Alexander
06/16 @ 7pm @officialbdk / Big Daddy Kane with DJ Jon Quick


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