Coming Up at SummerStage, 6/23-7/7

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Coming Up at SummerStage, 6/23-7/7

City Parks Foundation has just recently launched the 2014 season of SummerStage, New York's largest free performing arts festival, bringing over 100 free performances to fourteen parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop, Latin and World music to dance, comedy and theater, SummerStage fills a vital niche in New York City's summer arts festival landscape.Since its inception twenty-nine years ago, more than six million people from New York City and around the world have enjoyed SummerStage. The festival runs from June 3rd until August 24th.

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Schedule for June 23-July 7

Doors for Central Park shows open one hour prior to listed show times.

Citywide shows do not have door times as they are in open air venues. Show starts promptly at time stated below.

Day - Date - Time - Artist - Park - Boro - Genre

Monday, June 23 - 8:00 PM - The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series - Central Park - MN - Music

Tuesday, June 24 - 6:00 PM - Our Latin Thing / New Swing Sextet - Crotona Park - BX - Music

Wednesday, June 25 - 7:00 PM - The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series - Brooklyn Bridge Park - BK - Music

Wednesday, June 25 - 7:00 PM - Chuck Chillout / DJ Hollywood / Brucie B / Chief Rocker Busy Bee / La Luv and 4th Quarter Boyz, Hosted by Mick Benzo - Crotona Park - BX - Music

Thursday, June 26 - 7:00 PM - D.I.T.C. - Crotona Park - BX - Music

Saturday, June 28 - 3:00 PM - Club Classics Live! Featuring Sam Sparro / Ultra Naté / Kevin Aviance / Company Freak - Central Park - MN - Music

Sunday, June 29 - 3:00 PM - Jon Batiste and Stay Human / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Central Park - MN - Music

Tuesday, July 1 - 7:00 PM - The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series - Crotona Park - BX - Music

Wednesday, July 2 - 8:00 PM - Urban Bush Women / Laurie M. Taylor / Soul Movement - Central Park - MN - Music / Dance

Thursday, July 3 - 6:00 PM - Freedom Dance Party: Herbert Holler / DJ Cosi / Marc Smooth - Central Park - MN - Music

Thursday, July 3 - 7:00 PM - The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series - Clove Lakes Park - SI - Music

Saturday, July 5 - 3:00 PM - Teddy Afro / Noura Mint Seymali / HaHu Dance Crew - Central Park - MN - Music / Dance

Sunday, July6 - 3:00 PM - Global Family Day: Okee Dokee Brothers / Hybrid Movement Company / Shaun Parker & Company / Acrobuffos / National Dance Institute - Central Park - MN - Music / Dance

Benefit Show Schedule

Day - Date - Time - Artist - Park - Boro - Genre

Wednesday, June 25 - 7:00 PM - MeanRed Presents: Schoolboy Q / Isaiah Rashad / Domo Genesis / Tinashe / BlackOutBoyz - Central Park - MN - Music

Monday, June 30 - 6:00 PM - Live Nation Presents: Counting Crows / Toad the Wet Sprocket / Daniel and the Lion - Central Park - MN - Music

Tuesday, July 1 - 7:00 PM - Live Nation Presents: Beck - Central Park - MN - Music

Monday, July 7 - 6:30 PM - Live Nation Presents: Neon Trees, Smallpools, Nightmare & the Cat - Central Park - MN - Music

About City Parks Foundation

City Parks Foundation (CPF) is the only independent, nonprofit organization to offer park programs throughout the five boroughs of New York City. We work in over 750 parks citywide, presenting a broad range of free arts, sports, and education programs, and empowering citizens to support their parks on a local level. Our programs and community building initiatives reach more than 600,000 people each year, contributing to the revitalization of neighborhoods throughout New York City.

The 2014 SummerStage festival is presented by:
Time Warner, Disney, Laganitas, Ommegang, Six Point, Peter Cooper Village, Bloomberg, Forest City Ratner, City Winery, and JWT are official SummerStage sponsors. Additional funding generously provided by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust; J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation; The Norman E. Alexander Family M Foundation; The Shubert Foundation; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts; National Endowment for the Arts, though the Access to Artistic Excellence Program; NYC Council Member Rosie Mendez; NYC Council Member Debi Rose.

Media sponsors include:
Time Out New York, WNET, Relix, Remezcla, El Especial & El Especialito, Zoom Media & Marketing, The Village Voice, WNET, WNYC, WFUV, WBGO, NBC New York, Big Screen Project, and Globe Star Media n Entertainment.

In all of its programming and activities, City Parks Foundation partners with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation to improve neighborhood parks and the communities they serve.

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