SummerStage - NYC Festivals & Events
Since 1986, the nonprofit City Parks Foundation's SummerStage performing arts festival has been a sure bet for great live music, dance, theater, comedy and family programming in a picturesque alfresco setting—for free. The offerings of the annual outdoor series span all genres. The venues fill quickly, so arrive early. Rain or shine.
SummerStage in Central Park takes place at Rumsey Playfield, enter Central Park at 69th and 5th Ave. Events are also held in several select parks throughout the city. See website for details.