Central Park Summerstage

Central Park SummerStage, a program of City Parks Foundation, presents performances of outstanding artistic quality, free of charge, to serve the diverse communities of New York City. (SummerStage)

CP’s SummerStage 2010 calendar is up, and I’m here to give you a gist of what’s coming this summer, if you want a full description on an event and contact info visit SummerStage.org.

Tuesday, JUNE 1st

MELODY GARDOT and The New York Pops
Central Park, Manhattan
7:00 – 10:00 pm

JAY ELECTRONICA
Red Hook Park, Brooklyn
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, JUNE 2nd

ROY AYERS with DJ JON QUICK
Betsy Head Park, Brooklyn
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Thursday, JUNE 3rd

DOUG E.FRESH AND DJ DEE WIZ
Von King Park, Brooklyn
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Friday, JUNE 4th

AKIM FUNK BUDDHA‟S FLYING BOOM BOX: An Urban Dance Theatrical and ORGANIC MAGNETICS
Von King Park, Brooklyn
7:00 pm – Open Afro Funk/ Hip Hop dance class with Akim Funk Buddha
8:00 pm – Magnetic Organics
8:50 pm – Akim Funk Buddha‘s Flying Boom Box/ An Urban Dance Theatrical

Saturday, JUNE 5th

LIVING COLOUR, EBONY BONES!, PILLOW THEORY and CX KiDTRONiK
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Black Rock Coalition
Central Park, Manhattan
3:00 – 7:00 pm

TAMBOULA and JULIO JEAN HAITIAN AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
present A Tribute to Haiti
In Collaboration with The Haiti Cultural Exchange
Von King Park, Brooklyn
7:00 pm – Open Yanvalou (Haitian Folkloric Dance) class with Peniel Guerrier of Tamboula
8:00 pm – Julio Jean Haitian American Dance Theater
8:50 pm – Tamboula

Sunday, JUNE 6th

JOSE CONDE and
A DJ Tribute to FANIA RECORDS with DJ BOBBITO GARCIA, DJ LAYLO and DJ SAKE-1
Central Park, Manhattan
3:00 – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, JUNE 8th

FRANKIE NEGRÓN
Red Hook Park, Brooklyn
7:00 – 9:00 pm

*Some days are skipped to make this post shorter*

Wednesday, JUNE 16th

BIG DADDY KANE with DJ JON QUICK
Von King Park, Brooklyn
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Saturday, JUNE 19th

NYC Pride Rally featuring
ME‟SHELL NDEGÉOCELLO, MARTHA WASH,
THE NEW YORK GAY MEN‟S CHORUS, VICKIE SHAW,

BILLIE MYERS, BRUCE VILANCH and more
Central Park, Manhattan
4:00 – 8:00 pm

Thursday, JUNE 24th

CONJUNTO CLÁSICO
St. Mary‟s Park, Bronx
Part of the NYC Revolutions series
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, JUNE 30th

NUYORICAN POETS CAFE
Central Park, Manhattan
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Part of the NYC Revolutions series

*Some days are skipped to make this post shorter*

Wednesday, JULY 14th

RYAN LESLIE
Presented in association with WBLS and Globe Star Media
Springfield Park, Queens
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Thursday, JULY 15th

EPMD and FUNKMASTER FLEX
Presented in association with Globe Star Media Part of the NYC Revolutions series
Queensbridge Park, Queens
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Saturday, JULY 17th

RAPHAEL SAADIQ and Aloe Blacc
A Celebration of Giant Step’s 20th Anniversary
Central Park, Manhattan
3:00 – 7:00 pm

Sunday, JULY 18th

Global Family Day presented in association with Parents® House of Kids
Featuring RALPH’S WORLD, BETHANY AND RUFUS and CIRQUE-TACULAR ENTERTAINMENT
Central Park, Manhattan
3:00 – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, JULY 20th

LISA LISA
Tappen Park, Staten Island
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, JULY 21st

Comedy Central Park THE DAILY SHOW AND FRIENDS – Hosted by LEWIS BLACK
Featuring JOHN OLIVER, ROB RIGGLE, WYATT CENAC,
ADAM LOWITT and RORY ALBANESE
Central Park, Manhattan
8:00 – 10:00 pm

Friday, JULY 23rd &
Saturday, JULY 24th

THE ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
Central Park, Manhattan
8:00 – 10:00 pm

Friday, JULY 23rd

THE MAIN INGREDIENT with CUBA GOODING SR.
Rochdale Park, Brooklyn
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Thursday, JULY 29th

JON B
Springfield Park, Queens
Presented in association with WBLS and Globe Star Media
7:00 – 9:00 pm

*Some days are skipped to make this post shorter*

Tuesday, AUGUST 10th

BACHATA HEIGHTZ
Highbridge Park, Manhattan
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Wednesday, AUGUST 11th

DOUG E. FRESH with DJ DEE WIZ
Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Sunday, AUGUST 15th

PUBLIC ENEMY, BLITZ THE AMBASSADOR and THE 7th OCTAVE
Part of the NYC Revolutions series
Central Park, Manhattan
3:00 – 7:00 pm

*For more information and complete details on the events above and many more not listed visit: Central Park SummerStage