Free New York City Summertime Concerts

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Summer in New York City is the time to enjoy the great outdoors with so many free concerts happening almost daily.

  • Naumburg Orchestral Concerts 
    The oldest free outdoor concert series in the US, the Naumburg features symphonic and semi-classical music on select Mondays and Tuesdays in Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell.
  • Celebrate Brooklyn! 
    Celebrate Brooklyn has a wide variety of musical performances at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
  • NBC's Today Show Summer Concerts
    On Friday mornings from May - August catch some great performers at Rockefeller Center and a chance to be seen on TV!
  • Broadway in Bryant Park 
    See performances from popular Broadway shows live in Bryant Park on Thursdays.
  • Summergarden 
    Concerts presented in the MoMA Sculpture Garden on Sunday evenings in July.
  • 57th Annual Washington Square Music Festival
    Enjoy this free outdoor concert series on select Tuesdays in July.
  • Metropolitan Opera in the Parks
    The Metropolitan Opera perform concerts in various parks in the five boroughs in June.
  • New York Philharmonic in the Parks 
    Every June the New York Philharmonic performs in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.
  • River To River Festival
    The NYC River to River Festival features a variety of musical performances, as well as movies, readings and more.
  • River Rocks 
    Check out these free concerts on Pier 84 in Hudson River Park (at 14th Street).
  • Mad Sq Music: Oval Lawn Series 
    Free concerts on Wednesday nights.
  • Sunset on the Hudson 
    On Friday evenings hear great music from local NYC artists on Pier 45 in Hudson River Park.