The 2014 series begins June 3 with rapper Ty Dolla $ign and closes on Aug. 24 with the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.
Ty Dolla $ign, Andrew Bird & the Hands of Glory, Passenger, Dr. John & the Night Trippers and Blood Orange are among the acts confirmed to play free shows as part of this year’s SummerStage, held throughout 14 parks in New York’s five boroughs between June and August.
The 2014 series begins June 3 with rapper Ty Dolla $ign at Red Hook Park in Brooklyn and closes Aug. 24 with the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Manhattan’s Tompkins Square Park.
This year’s series, organized by the City Parks Foundation, will boast more than 100 free performances. Other notable free shows during SummerStage 2014 include Ana Tijoux (July 9), Sisqó (June 11), Cibo Matto (July 13), Mobb Deep (July 17) and Joe (Aug. 12).