"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

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Indigo Girls / Lucy Wainwright Roche

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers and Amy Ray) released their sixteenth studio album, One Lost Day, on June 2nd. Vast in its reach, but unified by the traveler’s sense of wonder, gratitude, and empathy, One Lost Day moves like a centrifuge, pulling the listener close to linger in the small moment, then casting out onto sonic currents. This is music of the past, present, and future — a boundlessness earned and not bestowed….

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Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue / screening: 20 Feet From Stardom

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Felix Hernandez created and hosts Rhythm Revue, New York’s first and longest-running radio show dedicated to classic R&B and soul music. Now in its 30th year, Rhythm Revue has been broadcast by WBGO-FM, WBLS-FM, 98.7 KISS-FM, Sirius Satellite Radio and WTJM (Jammin 105). …

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Lisa Simone / Screening: What Happened Miss Simone

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lisa Simone Kelly, better known as Simone and Lisa Simone on Broadway and in entertainment circles, is a USAF veteran, singer, composer, Grammy award nominee, award winning actress, and only child of Dr. Nina Simone. …

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Pre-Show Panel: My Ballerina’s Tale, Where It Landed Me, and What I Learned

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

My Ballerina’s Tale, Where It Landed Me, and What I Learned Free, RSVP Required. RSVP to: RSVP@cityparksfoundation.org The pre-show panel discussion entitled “My Ballerina’s Tale, Where It Landed Me, and What I Learned” will be moderated by cultural historian and choreographer…

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Screening: A Ballerina’s Tale / Jeremy McQueen’s The Black Iris Project

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. …

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Soul in the Horn featuring Theo Croker, Maurice Mobetta Brown, Marcus Machado, Kendra Foster and DJ Natasha Diggs

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Theo Croker is a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, and bandleader whose powerful and eclectic take on modern jazz pays respect to the tradition of the music while moving the genre forward. A native of Leesburg, Florida, Croker is the grandson of the late great jazz trumpeter Doc Cheatham. Croker began playing trumpet at age 11 after hearing Cheatham play in New York City, and by his teens was studying music formally at the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville followed by the music conservatory at Oberlin College….

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