"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


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Rock Steady Crew 39th Anniversary with Doug E. Fresh / Nice & Smooth / Bahamadia and more

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nice & Smooth was an East Coast hip hop duo from New York that consists of Greg Nice (Greg Mays) and Smooth B (Daryl Barnes). The duo released four albums from the late 1980s to the mid 1990s. …

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Marc Cary: The Harlem Sessions / Joseph Webb: Dancing Buddhas / WBGO Kids Jazz featuring Brianna Thomas and The Jazz Travelers

July 31 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Jazz pianist, keyboardist, producer and composer Marc Cary holds tight to his roots in Washington, D.C.’s go-go music scene, but they represent only one element among the myriad. Cary’s interests run from Indian classical to Malian music to hip-hop….

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The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Macbeth

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The free, family-friendly production of Shakespeare’s classic, Macbeth, directed by Carl Cofield, and starring Classical Theatre of Harlem Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones, will run from July 10th through 31st with preview performances July 8th and 9th at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park….

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Garbage / Kristin Kontrol

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chart-topping rock group of the ’90s that blended slick, shimmering electronic pop with Shirley Manson’s emotive vocals….

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Jon B / Dee Wiz

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jon B is an accomplished musician, noted songwriter and producer who combined 1970s Soul with Hip-Hop influences in his debut album, Bonafide. A soulful album that highlighted his dulcet tenor, it earned him both critical and commercial success, especially with the GRAMMY nominated song “Someone to Love” featuring Babyface….

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Phillip Phillips / Matt Nathanson / A Great Big World

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

With his latest album, Matt Nathanson isn’t just saying Show Me Your Fangs — he wants to show you his fangs too. The acclaimed singer-songwriter’s most darkly honest work yet, Show Me Your Fangs finds Nathanson digging deeper than ever before and sharing a powerful and modern-sounding set of new songs that are easily his sharpest and most biting to date….