Summer Stage Festival 2022

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At this event you can visit over 100 concerts & shows for free in many parks all over New York. It’s one of the most popular summer events in New York and a MUST DO for locals. If you’re in New York this summer, be sure to check out one of the shows!

Every year we eagerly await the schedule of events from SummerStage Festival in New York. If you don’t know about SummerStage Festival, it’s one of the most popular summer events in New York and a magnet for locals. If you’re in New York this summer, be sure to check out one of the concerts!

The most famous park in New York – Central Park – will also be the park with the most events this year. There’s guaranteed to be something for everyone at SummerStage Festival, with a portfolio ranging from classical concerts at The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series to funk, jazz, soul, hip-hop and R’n’B.

Here you find the Summer Stage Festival schedule for 2022.

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up June 2022

  • Saturday, June 4: Central Park, 7PM, BENEFIT $

    AURORA presents The Gods We Can Touch Tour with Sub Urban
  • Wednesday, June 8: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Modest Mouse with The Cribs
  • Saturday, June 11: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    Opening Night: Herbie Hancock / Keyon Harrold in association with Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Monday, June 13: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown / Tank and the Bangas / Big Freedia / Cyril Neville:The Uptown Ruler / George Porter Jr. and Dumpstaphunk perform the music of The Meters / The Soul Rebels
  • Wednesday, June 15: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic / Dopapod / The Pimps of Joytime
  • Thursday, June 16: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Belle & Sebastian with Los Bitchos
  • Friday, June 17: Marcus Garvey Park, 7PM, FREE

    Screening: Summer Of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  • Saturday, June 18: Central Park, 4PM, FREE

    THE AUSSIE BBQ: Baker Boy / Electric Fields / G Flip / Haiku Hands / Peking Duk / You Am
  • Wednesday, June 22: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Waxahatchee / Swearin’ / Ohmme / Delphine Blue (DJ Set)
  • Wednesday, June 22: Brooklyn Bridge, 7PM, FREE

    Met Opera Summer Recital
  • Thursday, June 23: Jackie Robinson Park• 7PM, FREE

    Met Opera Summer Recital
  • Thursday, June 23: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Lawrence and MisterWives – Sounds of Summer Tour with Winnetka Bowling League
  • Saturday, June 25: The Coney Island Amphitheater, 7PM •FREE

    Stephanie Mills / Keni Burke / Ted Smooth / DJ J-Ronin
  • Saturday, June 25: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 4PM, FREE

    Queens Live!
  • Saturday, June 25: Williamsbridge Oval, 4PM, FREE

    Met Opera Summer Recital
  • Sunday, June 26: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 4PM, FREE

    Monobloco / Nailah Blackman / DJ Patricktor4
  • Monday, June 27: Socrates Sculpture Park, 7PM, FREE

    Met Opera Summer Recital
  • Wednesday, June 29: Cloves Lake Park, 7PM, FREE

    Met Opera Summer Recital

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up July 2022

  • Saturday, July 2: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Patrick Watson w/ Attacca Quartet / Elisapie / La Force
  • Monday, June 20: Central Park, 8PM, FREE

    Met Opera Summer Recital
  • Tuesday, June 21: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    Fête de la Musique: Bon Entendeur / MC Solaar / Hyphen Hyphen
  • Sunday, July 3: Central Park, 7PM, BENEFIT $

    Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Wednesday, July 6: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Barenaked Ladies – Last Summer On Earth Tour with Gin Blossoms and Toad The Wet Sprocket
  • Friday, July 8: The Coney Island Amphitheater, 7PM, FREE

    Universal Latino Presents: New Generation! in association with LAMC
  • Saturday, July 9: Central Park, 3PM, FREE

    Carla Morrison / Love of Lesbian / Dannylux / Canyon Cody
  • Sunday, July 10: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    Korea Gayoje: Brave Girls / Golden Child / AleXa
  • Sunday, July 10: The Coney Island Amphitheater, 7PM, FREE

    Puerto Rican Power / Domingo Quinones / Lower East Salsa
  • Wednesday, July 13: Central Park, 8PM, FREE

    Art Move Concept / Passion Fruit Dance Company
  • Friday, July 15: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 7PM, FREE

    Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company / ALL ARTS “Past, Present, Future” featuring Ayodele Casel and Les Ballet Afrik
  • Saturday, July 16: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, 6PM, FREE

    ChocQuibTown / Nanpa Basico / Salt Cathedral DJ Set
  • Saturday, July 16: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    Revive Big Band feat. Thaïs Lona / Melanie Charles / Erika the DJ
  • Sunday, July 17: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Ney Matogrosso / Francisco El Hombre / Fado Bicha / Surma DJ Set
  • Wednesday, July 20: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    Cory Henry / Rustam Ospanoff DJ Set
  • Thursday, July 21: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Lucy Dacus with Hop Along
  • Thursday, July 21: Von King Park, 7PM, FREE

    MIKE’S Young World 2 with Special Guest Slick Rick
  • Friday, July 22: Von King Park, 6PM, FREE

    Dallas Black Dance Theatre
  • Saturday, July 23: Von King Park, 6PM, FREE

    Sampa the Great / Pink Siifu / Alisa Ali (DJ Set)
  • Saturday, July 23: Central Park, 3PM, FREE

    Everyday People ft. Wurld
  • Sunday, July 24: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Black Midi / Sal Valentinetti / hosted by Sarah Squirm / Alisa Ali (DJ Set)
  • Sunday, July 24: Von King Park, 4PM, FREE

    A Party Called Rosie Perez
  • Wednesday, July 27: Central Park, 7PM, BENEFIT $

    Parcels In Concert
  • Thursday, July 28: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    Caribou / Ela Minus / Toribio
  • Saturday, July 30: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Saba / Eryn Allen Kane / theMIND
  • Sunday, July 31: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Sons of Kemet / Makaya McCraven / DJ Lindsey

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up August 2022

  • Wednesday, August 3: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Doris Muñoz / Film Screening: Mija Silvana Estrada / Jacks Haupt in association with Rooftop films and Disney Original Documentary
  • Thursday, August 4: Corporal Thompson Park, 5PM, FREE

    Budos Band / Rogê / hosted by Tom Ferrie
  • Thursday, August 4: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    Fitz & The Tantrums and Andy Grammer with Breland
  • Friday, August 5: Corporal Thompson Park, 6PM, FREE

    Maimouna Keita African Dance Company
  • Saturday, August 6: Central Park, 3PM, FREE

    Basement Bhangra 25th Birthday Bash: DJ Rekha / Jasmine Sandlas / Red Baraat / Ganavya / Raaginder / David Sharma / Sikh Knowledge / DJ Ushka / ZEEMUFFIN / Ajna Dance / Rajuju Brown
  • Saturday, August 6

    Corporal Thompson Park, 5PM, FREE

    Ana Tijoux / Meridian Brothers / Bembona (DJ Set)
  • Sunday, August 7: Central Park, 3PM, FREE

    El Rey Supremo Luis Vargas / El Gran Alcover / Grupo De Ahora
  • Sunday, August 7: Corporal Thompson Park, 4PM, FREE

    Staten Island celebrates Jessie Lee Daniels with Force MDs & Friends DJ S1 and Fred “Bugsy” Buggs
  • Thursday, August 11: Crotona Park, 6PM, FREE

    Tony Vega / George Lamond / Uptown Vinyl Supreme
  • Thursday, August 11: The Coney Island Amphitheater, 7PM, FREE

    Spread Love HipHop Jam Hosted by Ralph McDaniels (Video Music Box) and DJ Scratch
  • Friday, August 12: Crotona Park, 6PM, FREE

    Urban Bush Women / Cheri L. Stokes
  • Saturday, August 13: Crotona Park, 6PM, FREE

    Shatta Wale / Wiyaala
  • Saturday, August 13: Central Park, 7PM, FREE

    VP Records Presents Dancehall Meets Hip-Hop 90s Style: Wayne Wonde / Hosted by Ralph McDaniels
  • Sunday, August 14: Central Park, 6PM, FREE

    Patoranking / Flavour / Juls / Superhero DJ Jon Quick (AfroFlava Radio) & friends with co-hosts Lisa Yaro & Osei The Dark Secret
  • Sunday, August 14: Crotona Park, 4PM, FREE

    Kid Capri’s Block Party Live feat. Vina Love and The Hoodies
  • Thursday, August 18: Marcus Garvey Park, 6PM, FREE

    The Last Poets / Impact Repertory Theatre & The Harlem Bomb Shelter / DJ Greg Caz
  • Friday, August 19: Marcus Garvey Park, 6PM, FREE

    OMAR Edwards | Tap Master /LaTasha Barnes: Excerpts from The Jazz Continuum (6PM Workshop)
  • Saturday, August 20: Marcus Garvey Park, 6PM, FREE

    Maroons and Suffragettes: A Greg Tate Tribute Concert Celebrating The 20th Anniversary Of Burnt Sugar/Danz A Tate Family program featuring Burnt Sugar/Danz, Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber, Harriet Tubman, Resistance Revival Chorus, Bardo Steppers, and DJ Reborn
  • Saturday, August 20: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $The Wild Hearts Tour: Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, and Julien Baker with Special Guest Spencer.
  • Sunday, August 21: Marcus Garvey Park, 4PM, FREE

    Red Alert & Friends feat. Case and Will Traxx
  • Sunday August 21: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    The Wild Hearts Tour: Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, and Julien Baker with Special Guest Spencer.
  • Tuesday, August 23: Central Park, 6PM, BENEFIT $

    The Decemberists – Arise From The Bunkers! 2022 Tour with Special Guest Brigid Mae Power
  • Friday, August 26: Marcus Garvey Park, 7PM, FREE

    CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL: Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force / Calvin Booker On Tap & Friends
  • Saturday, August 27: Marcus Garvey Park, 3PM, FREE

    CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL: Terence Blanchard ft. The E-Collective and Turtle Island Quartet / Buster Williams & Something More / NIKARA Presents Black Wall Street / Vuyo Sotashe
  • Sunday, August 28: Tompkins Square Park, 3PM, FREE

    CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL: Archie Shepp & Jason Moran + Special Guest / Melissa Aldana / Bria Skonberg / Pasquale Grasso
  • Sunday, August 28: Central Park, 8PM, FREE

    Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • Wednesday, August 31: Central Park, 8PM, FREE

    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Summer Stage Festival Line-Up September 2022

  • Thursday, September 22: Central Park, 6PM – BENEFIT $

    Rainbow Kitten Surprise with Twen

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