By John Friia
Summer time is in full swing and New Yorkers can head to one in every of these music festivals for a day of dancing and rest. Whether or not individuals take pleasure in EDM, soul or opera, there’s a live performance for anybody.
Dates: Now till October
Summertime in New York means free live shows occur all through the 5 boroughs. SummerStages has introduced numerous musical genres to individuals from Queens to the Bronx for over three many years. Sponsored by The Metropolis Parks Basis, the seasonal live performance collection hosts over one hundred exhibits in sixteen parks all through the 5 boroughs. From operas to R&B and Broadway hits, the lengthy listing of performances options The Metropolitan Opera, Judy Torres, Lisa Lisa and scenes from the favored Broadway musical, A Bronx Story. There isn’t a want to fret about shopping for tickets, as a result of each live performance is free.
Panorama Music Pageant
Randall’s Island Park
Dates: July 28-30
From the producers of the favored Coachella Music Pageant in California, Panorama Music Pageant takes over Randall’s Island Park on the weekend of July 28. Boasting a lineup with numerous genres, the pageant will function Frank Ocean, Solange, 9 Inch Nails and different indie pop performances.
Billboard Scorching one hundred Music Pageant
Northwell Well being at Jones Seashore Theater
895 Bay Parkway
Wantagh, NY 11793
Dates: August 19-20
A few of the at this time’s hottest artist will flock to the Northwell Well being at Jones Seashore Theater for the annual Billboard Scorching one hundred Music Pageant. The 2-day pageant boasts three levels with over forty artists performing all through the weekend, together with Demi Lovato, Zedd, Camila Cabello and DJ Khaled. For music followers to expertise the complete expertise they will buy Homebase tickets, which provides individuals the chance to have reserved seating and go to the totally different levels.
Commodore Barry Park
Dates: August 26-27
New Yorkers can get soulful on the Afropunk Pageant this summer time. Mixing collectively music and artwork specializing in black tradition, the weekend lengthy pageant is in Commodore Barry Park. In addition to sitting again and listening to a wide array of music types, together with punk and hip hop, individuals can take pleasure in bites from native meals truck distributors and reside artwork shows. New York isn’t the one spot to partake within the multicultural pageant and has unfold internationally to Paris, London, Atlanta and Johannesburg.
Electrical Zoo Pageant