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Summer is a wonderful time in New York City! The city is in bloom, the weather is wonderful and every week there's a new concert to attend, free of charge!

There are tons of things to do this summer in NYC, so a trip this way is a must! Take a tour of the city on foot, boat or bus, visit all the top attractions and museums, see a baseball game. All these NYC activities are top pastimes for tourists every summer, but they do cost money.

Save your dough each evening and entertain yourself and your friends at one of the free summer concerts in NYC! There's music in every genre, from classical to jazz to hip hop to rock. Here's the full NYC free summer concert series schedule for 2013. Enjoy!

New York City Free Summer Concerts 2013

May 24–August 30 Good Morning America Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
May 24–August 30 Today Concert Series at Rockefeller Center
June 5 Patty Griffin at Prospect Park Bandshell
June 6–August 8 BAM Rhythm & Blues Festival at MetroTech Commons
June 7, 14, 21 and 28 Seaport Music Festival at South Street Seaport
June 8 Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert with Wynton Marsalis at the Prospect Park Bandshell
June 11 Sinatra in the Park at Central Park
June 11–August 8 Madison Square Kids Concerts at Madison Square Park
June 15 Calexico at Prospect Park Bandshell
June 15–July 14 River to River Festival
June 15 The Zombies and Django Django at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
June 18 The Airborne Toxic Event at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
June 20 Big Boi at Prospect Park Bandshell
June 21 Amadou & Mariam at Prospect Park Bandshell
June 22 Punk Island at Pier 1, Staten Island
June 26 Comedy Central Stars Under the Stars at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
June 29 4Knots Festival at South Street Seaport
July 6 Theophilus London at Prospect Park Bandshell
July 10–11 Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival at Brookfield Place Plaza
July 11 Generationals at Pier 84, Hudson River Park
July 16–August 1 Met Opera Summer Recital Series
July 18–August 8 River and Blues at Wagner Park
July 26 Trampled by Turtles at Prospect Park Bandshell
August 2 Jamie Lidell and Dan Deacon at Prospect Park Bandshell
August 8 TTitus Andronicus at Pier 84, Hudson River Park
August 9 Shaggy at Prospect Park Bandshell
August 10 They Might Be Giants at Prospect Park Bandshell
August 11 Shuggie Otis at Central Park
August 20 Bobby McFerrin at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
August 21
August 23–25 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival at Marcus Garvey Park
Sat. September 21 20th Annual Upper Broadway Autumn Festival Broadway, 110-116 St. East side of Broadway 11AM-5PM


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