contestCity Parks Foundation is excited to announce the 2017 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. This year’s festival, presented by Capital One Bank, will showcase over 150 unique artists performing shows from a plethora of genres and disciplines, including indie-rock, hip-hop, Latin, jazz, R&B, salsa, bhangra, poetry, opera, contemporary dance, and theater. 

May 8 - June 12: LiteFM to support below shows 
■ OPENING NIGHT: Mavis Staples / Toshi Reagon 
■ The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series (all dates) 
■ They Might Be Giants: Kids, Science, and Beyond