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Updated April 9, 2016


Our up-and-down Spring weather makes us wonder - but Summer will come before you know it!. And with summer comes FREE CONCERTS. Time to start thinking about what we have to look forward to!

Here is what we have in store for the summer of 2016:
  • Celebrate Brooklyn has now announced their Opening Night Concert - Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, on June 8th. No news yet on the full schedule, nor about the Dance Parties down at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
  • Central Park Summerstage has already announced some of their busy schedule of music, dance, comedy and more, including the McCoy Tyner Quartet on June 4th, and the Blue Note Jazz Festival with Kamasi Washington on June 18th. The annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival on August 26th and 28th is also included in the lineup, that covers the entire city!
  • River to River has not yet announced their schedule. The Arts at Brookfield will host a tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe on May 8th at the Winter Garden.
  • Madison Square Park has not yet announced their summer music schedule.
  • Shakespeare in the Park opens May 24th with The Taming of the Shrew, followed by Troilus and Cressida opening on July 19th.
  • Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors -Will be great, as always! The only news so far is a day-long celebration of Lou Reed on July 30th.
  • Hudson River Park will have music, movies and much more including the great Blues BBQ (but no schedule yet).
  • BAM R & B at Metrotech in downtown Brooklyn will make Thursday lunchtimes amazing! Still waiting...
  • The Brooklyn Concerts was NOT at Coney Island last year due to construction, but we are waiting on word about the this year, as well as Martin Luther King, Jr. shows at Wingate Field. The new Coney Island Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is opening in July!
  • The 4 Knots Music Festival at South Street Seaport - will be on July 9th - artists not yet announced..
  • Coney Island's Mermaid Parade returns on June 18th. One of Brooklyn's biggest parties!
  • The Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival - July 11th & 12th, will be a tribute to the late B.B. King with Bonnie Raitt and many more
  • Long Islanders won't be left out, with great music from Town of Hempstead , Nassau County Oyster Bay, North Hempstead, Babylon and the Huntington Arts Council's shows at Heckscher Park - stay tuned!
  • And what else is still to come? The Lackawanna Music Festival and House of Vans and just about everything else will be back this summer!
  • Keep visiting FreeConcertsNYC for the news and updates and what will be the best shows this summer! Remember -
You can't go if you don't know!

Get out there and enjoy the nice weather!

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Your link to New York's best free concerts...

Because you can't go if you don't know!