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2013 Central Park SummerStage Schedule: June 2013

Enjoy free performances and big name benefit shows at Central Park's SummerStage


Central Park SummerStage Visitors Guide
Central Park Visitors Guide | Where To Pack a Picnic for Central Park SummerStage

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 | 5:30 p.m.
Annual SummerStage Gala: Sinatra in the Park
On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, City Parks Foundation (CPF) will welcome guests to the SummerStage Gala, an annual fundraising benefit, to support CPF’s free year-round arts programming. Various sponsorships and packages are available as well as individual tickets.
Buy Tickets ($64.95)

Friday, June 14, 2013 | 8 p.m.
Ask Me Another from NPR and WNYC
NPR fans will have great fun at this dynamic show that combines brain teasers, trivia, comedy and music.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 | 3 p.m.
The Zombies / Django Django / Adam Green & Binki Shapiro / DJ sets by Modest P
From Legendary English Rock to New York born-and-bred DJs, this promises to be a Saturday afternoon full of great music. (This performance will be preceded by a Forwords Panel: "The British Invasion" at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $15 and include the panel discussion and a bleacher seat for the performance.)

Saturday, June 16, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Preta Gil / DJ sets by Just Marcelo / Screening: “Rio 2096: AStory of Love and Fury”
The Brazilian Film Festival of NY celebrates its closing night with this annual tradition of screening a film at SummerStage, preceded by a performance by Brazilian singer Preta Gil.

Monday, June 17, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Joan Baez / Indigo Girls
This is a SummerStage benefit concert and proceeds from ticket sales help make SummerStage's free programming possible.
(Buy Tickets from Ticketmaster)

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 7 p.m.
The Airborne Toxic Event featuring the Calder Quartet with Orchestra
Whether you want great lyrics, indie rock or orchestral arrangements, this sure will satisfy your musical desires.

Friday, June 21, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Fête De La Musique: IAM with special guest Rakim

Saturday, June 23, 2013 | 6 p.m.
Joshua Nelson, the Prince of Kosher Gospel and special guest Della Reese / Screening: “Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory”
Summerstage marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a tribute to Mahalia Jackson, a famous Gospel singer and activist.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 | 3 p.m.
Femi Kuti & The Positive Force / Sinkane / DJ sets by King Britt
In association with Okayafrica

Monday, June 24, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) and openers TBD
Part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival, this show brings a tremendously talented and versatile artist to SummerStage.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 8 p.m.
Adam DeVine / Anthony Jeselnik / Nick Kroll / Jeff Ross / Amy Schumer
“COMEDY CENTRAL Stars Under the Stars” hosted by Gabriel Iglesias

Saturday, June 29, 2013 | 6 p.m.
Joel Plaskett / Spirit of the West / Brasstronaut
Celebrate Canada's 146th birthday at this annual SummerStage tradition, a Canada Day tribute featuring Canadian artists.

Sunday, June 30, 2013 | 7 p.m.
Big Star’s Third: An Orchestrated Live Performance of the Legendary Album

SummerStage Visitors Guide

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