NYC Summer Music Festivals 2019
Summer is coming, and with our favorite season, comes a line up of fun festivities around the city. Be sure to include one (of all) of these Music Festivals in NYC when making your summer plans.
ROCKS OFF CONCERT CRUISES
What's better than music on the water? That's right, not much! From June 8th- September 7th, enjoy concerts while taking in the NYC aboard one of several ships. Line up includes THE PIETASTERS, RYLEY WALKER, THE MACHINE PERFORMS PINK FLOYD, and CAROLINE ROSE.
June 8-September 7
Hosted yearly on historic Governors Island, this years concert is headlined by The Strokes, Florence + The Machine and Tyler, the Creator. Enjoy acts from up and comers, along with your favorite hit makers like Blood Orange and Charlie XCX.
May 31-June 2
This is more than a music festival. Held in Central Park's Great lawn, this year's OZY Fest (not to be confused with OZZY FEST) will include musical acts by John Legend, Miguel, Jazzy Amra and ARIZONA along with political discussions with Stacey Abrams and Gov. John Kasich, Spike Lee, Malcolm Gladwell, and Deepak Chopra, and comedy by Trevor Noah, Dulcé Sloan and Ronny Chieng plus a whole lot more!
CITY FARM PRESENTS SUMMER SERIES
Industry city has become home to amazing shopping and food experiences from vendors around the city. The City Farm Presents Summer Series will host over 35 concerts and dance parties in the Band Shell. Enjoy a lineup of artists including
Summer at Industry City is home to so much live music, anchored by the City Farm Presents Summer Series, an incredible lineup of ticketed shows in Courtyard 1/2! From June through September, Courtyard 1/2 will host over 35 concerts and dance parties in the Band Shell. This Summer at IC, discover a diverse line-up of live music and music driven activities featuring rock, soul, electronic, jazz, world music and beyond.
June 1-Sept 28
Held in parks around all 5 boroughs, SummerStage hosts a countless lineup of musical acts from June 1- Sept 24th. The concert series' Iconic Mainstage in Central Park just received a major facelift, including summer furniture from West Elm!
June 1-Sept 24
BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN
This Prospect Park yearly Summer festival celebrates it's 41st season with 29 performances. Check out the lineup of free acts of all musical genres, celebrating Brooklyn's diversity.
June 4-August 10
LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS
This annual concert series celebrating it's 49th year has become a staple of NYC's free outdoor summer concerts. Celebrating NYC's diverse range of music, you will find acts from Wilco Frontman, Jeff Tweedy, to a screening of Disney/Pixar's Coco, to An Evening of Stand-Up Comedy: Roy Wood Jr. & Guests
July 24-August 12
Inspired by co founder James Spooner's documentary, Afropunlk is an annual arts festival that includes live music, film, fashion, and art produced by black artists. The festival made its first debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 2005, and has since expanded worldwide to Atlanta, London, Paris and Johannesburg.
MoMA PS1 WARM UP
Now in it's 22nd season, Warm Up is one of the longest running music programs housed within a museum. Running every Saturday in July and August at MoMA PS1, you'll dance the day away to today's coolest musical acts. Past performers include Solange, Cardi B, and Thom Yorke.
July 6-August 31
Love electronic music? You'll LOVE Electric Zoo, held anually over Labor Day weekend on Randall's Island. Dance the weekend away (while wearing your favorite neon and glitter), to acts including Diplo, Mastadon and Midnight Kids.
August 31-Sept 1
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