2011 SummerStage Initial Lineup

Lee Fields
Lee Fields
Photo: Bart Babinski

Note: This lineup is now official as April 21, 2011.

SummerStage/Rumsey Playfield 2011 Initial Lineup
05/07/11 SELF Workout in the Park†
05/22/11 Japan Day at Central Park† (http://japandaynyc.org)
05/24/11 Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines† (Buy Tickets)
05/31/11 Ray Lamontagne, Brandi Carlile, The Secret Sisters† (Buy Tickets)
06/04/11 The Script† (Buy Tickets)
06/05/11 Israel Day Concert (FREE)
06/07/11 Night at the Caravanserai: Tales of Wonder w/ Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble
06/11/11 Medeski Martin & Wood (FREE 6:30PM)
06/17/11 ISTANBULIVE III: Sounds of Civilizations (FREE 7PM)
06/19/11 9th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil NY: ft. Mart’nalia live, screening “Elza”
06/21/11 Ben L’Oncle Soul live, screening “Gainsbourg And His Girls”
06/22/11 Reggie Watts, Natasha Leggero (FREE)
06/24/11 Florence and the Machine, Twin Shadow, Bubbles* (Buy Tickets)
06/25/11 Lee Fields & The Expressions, Fitz & The Tantrums, Andreya Triana (FREE 3pm)
06/26/11 Hugh Masekela. Freshylground, Somi (FREE 3PM)
06/28/11 The MOTH: Andy Borowitz, Pam Grier (FREE)
06/29/11 Jim Gaffigan, John Pinette (FREE 7PM)
07/02/11 Roy Ayers and The Jazz Mafia Symphony (FREE)
07/03/11 Ram, Group Doueh, Baloji,Globesonic Sound System
07/06/11 L.A.M.C. Pres.: Jarabe de Palo, Ely Guerra, Novalima (FREE)
07/09/11 L.A.M.C. Pres.: ChocQuibTown, Rita Indiana, Ursula 1000, Que Bajo?! (FREE)
07/10/11 The Verve Pipe?
07/11/11 Met Opera: Angela Meade, Dimitri Pittas, Jennifer Johnson Cano
07/13/11 Ratatat* (Buy Tickets)
07/15/11 Special Commission Dance & Music with Vijay Iyer (FREE)
07/17/11 Pink Martini (FREE)
07/18/11 Levon Helm Band, Emmylou Harris, Hayes Carll* (Buy Tickets)
07/23/11 Keigwin + Company w/ Creative Outlet Dance Theatre Of Brooklyn
07/24/11 Marcelo D2,Pitty, Dj Nuts
07/25/11 Wiz Khalifa* (Buy Tickets)
07/27/11 Wanda Jackson and Imelda May (FREE)
07/30/11 Forces Of Nature Dance Theatre w/ Cecilia Marta Dance Company
07/31/11 Yemen Blues, Watcha Clan, Shabate, Awesome Tapes From Africa
08/01/11 Lykke Li* (Buy Tickets)
08/06/11 SHELEBRATION! A Tribute To The Works Of Shel Silverstein
08/07/11 Friendly Fires, The Naked And Famous, Cults (FREE)
08/08/11 Guster, Jack’s Mannequin* (Buy Tickets)
08/10/11 Joe Bataan, Johnny Colon and DJ Turmix Screening: “We Like It Like That – The Story Of Latin Boogaloo” (FREE)
08/11/11 NAS and Damien Marley (Buy Tickets)
08/13/11 Henry Santos (FREE 3PM)
08/14/11 Donald Lawrence and special guests (FREE)
08/17/11 Sangre by Mando Alvardo (FREE)
08/20/11 Tiken Jah Fakoyl, Meta and the Cornerstones, Los Rakos (FREE)
08/21/11 Rakim, EPMD, Funkmaster Flex (FREE)
08/28/11 Jagged Edge, Avant, Melanie Fiona (FREE)
08/31/11 Sara Bareilles, Joshua Radin, Raining Jane† (Buy Tickets)
09/01/11 Panic! At The Disco, Neon Trees, Black Cards (Buy Tickets)
09/22/11 Wilco, Nick Lowe (Buy Tickets)
09/24/11 Grace Potter and the Nocturnals† (Buy Tickets)
09/26/11 Ray Lamontagne and the Pariah Dogs* (Buy Tickets)

* Official SummerStage benefit concert
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Check summerstage.org for a complete listing of shows in all five boroughs.

Summerstage at East River Park
08/19 dre.dance (co-founded by Taye Diggs)
08/20 Step Afrika! with Border Crossing Collective
08/23 Tito Rojas
08/24 Cold Crush Brothers
08/25 Wavves
08/27 Henry V by Wm. Shakespeare co-produced by Classical Theatre of Harlem
08/28 Henry V by Wm. Shakespeare co-produced by Classical Theatre of Harlem
08/30 Oedipus Rex By Sophocles co-produced by Faux-Real Theatre Company
08/31 Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus co-produced by Faux-Real Theatre Company
09/01 Oedipus Rex By Sophocles co-produced by The Faux-Real Theatre Company
09/32 Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus co-produced by Faux-Real Theatre Company

Summerstage at Tompkins Square Park
08/28 Madeleine Peyroux at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Summerstage at Marcus Garvey Park
08/05 Henry V by Wm. Shakespeare co-produced by Classical Theatre of Harlem
08/06 Henry V by Wm. Shakespeare co-produced by Classical Theatre of Harlem
08/07 Tunde’s Trumpet by Chisa Hutchinson
08/08 Tunde’s Trumpet by Chisa Hutchinson
08/09 Rob Base and Funkmaster Flex
08/10 Vashawn Mitchell
08/11 Ryan Leslie
08/12 Forces of Nature Dance Theatre w/ Dash Ensemble
08/13 Cecilia Marta Dance Company w/ Francine E. Ott/The Walk
08/27 Toots Thielemans at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Summerstage at Jackie Robinson Park
07/28 Met Opera Summer Recital Series

Summerstage at Herbert Von King Park (Brooklyn)
06/10 Passion of Tap
06/11 Shlank Squad, Elite Force and Ladies Of Hip-Hop with Mawu
06/14 Tye Tribbett
06/15 Nice and Smooth and The Awesome 2
06/16 Jon B, Olivia
06/17 Indomitable: James Brown
06/18 Indomitable: James Brown

Summerstage at Red Hook Park (Brooklyn)
06/21 Talib Kweli
06/22 Ozomatli
06/23 We Are Scientists, Milagres
06/24 Reggie Watts, DJ Stormin’ Norman
06/25 Dance Grand Moultrie w/ Malcolm Low/Formal Structure Inc.

Summerstage at Brooklyn Bridge Park (Brooklyn)
07/13 Met Opera Summer Recital Series

Summerstage at Betsy Head Park (Brooklyn)
06/07 EPMD, Funkmaster Flex
06/08 Special Ed
06/09 B.T. Express, Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue

Summerstage at Crotona Park (The Bronx)
07/12 Slick Rick w/ DJ Brucie B
07/13 Xcstacy
07/15 Sangre by Mando Alvardo
07/16 Sangre by Mando Alvardo
07/17 The Manhattans, Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue
07/19 Met Opera Summer Recital Series

Summerstage at Soundview Park (The Bronx)
06/28 Funkmaster Flex and Special Guests
06/29 Larry Harlow and The Latin Legends
06/30 Hector Tricoche, Chris Alfinez

Summerstage at Socrates Sculpture Park (Queens)
07/26 Met Opera Summer Recital Series

Summerstage at Springfield Park (Queens)
07/26 Donell Jones, Olivia
07/27 Hezekiah Walker
07/28 Chrisette Michelle
07/29 Tunde’s Trumpet by Chisa Hutchinson
07/30 Tunde’s Trumpet by Chisa Hutchinson

Summerstage at Queensbridge Park (Queens)
07/19 Kool Moe Dee
07/20 Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue
07/21 Funkmaster Flex and Special Guests
07/22 Creative Outlet Dance Theatre Of Brooklyn with Waheed Works

Summerstage at Tappen Park (Staten Island)
08/02 Sugarhill Gang
08/03 Budos Band
08/04 Andy Cooney

Summerstage at Cloves Lake Park (Staten Island)
07/21 Met Opera Summer Recital Series

* All shows are free unless otherwise noted.

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