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"In a city happily inundated with summertime cultural offerings, the SummerStage festival stands alone for its dizzying array of options, its local enthusiasm, and its general aura of awe." The New York Times


CATCH A FIRE TOUR 2015: Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley with Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Morgan Heritage & Tarrus Riley

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Damian Robert Nesta Marley, also known around the world as “Junior Gong” and more recently as “Gongzilla” was born in 1978 to parents Bob Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. As a young adult, he developed a passion and a gift to speak for those who cannot always speak for themselves. …

Lake Street Dive / Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

After a jaw-dropping performance at a concert event in late 2013 that celebrated the music of Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis, Lake Street Dive burst onto the music scene with the release of their critically-acclaimed album Bad Self Portraits (2014). …

Phil Lesh & Friends featuring Chris Robinson, Neal Casal, Eric Krasno, Adam MacDougall and Tony Leone

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Phil Lesh is a founding member of the Grateful Dead who are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2015. Phil Lesh is entering his 17th year of playing with a rotating mix of Friends, both old and new. Phil began playing under the moniker Phil Lesh and Friends in 1998, after he’d returned to performing following the death of his friend and bandmate Jerry Garcia in 1995. …

RL Grime / Young Thug / Mr. Carmack

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Seemingly out of nowhere, 22-year-old Henry Steinway aka RL Grime has risen the ranks to the forefront of what is a new generation of genre-fusing artists, setting eyes on exploring the uncharted, and reshaping modern music with every new track he makes. Releasing his debut EP Grapes in April of 2012 on LA’s WEDIDIT imprint, RL took little time in making a name for himself, garnering early support from some of the biggest DJs in the world, including Diplo, A-Trak, Skrillex, and Just Blaze. In 2013 he released his sophomore EP High Beams on Fools Gold Records, debuting at number 8 on Billboard’s electronic charts. RL Grime’s work as a remixer has also been met with great acclaim, clocking in official remixes for Benny Benassi, Chief Keef, Jamie Lidell, and Shlohmo – as well as a bootleg of “Mercy” by Kanye West, which has received over 3 million plays on SoundCloud. …


September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Smorgasburg is returning to Central Park! Eat and drink specialties from 25 of our favorite food vendors under the evening stars, grab a couple beers or sip a glass of wine, and enjoy some outdoor tunes in the greatest park in the world. …

Charli and Jack Do America: Charli XCX / Bleachers with guest Robert DeLong – CANCELLED

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Charli XCX and Bleachers are sorry to announce the cancellation of the second half of their US tour.   Tickets for the SummerStage in Central Park performance will be honored at the Shadow Of The City Festival at the Stone…