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Patti Smith, George Clinton, ‘Summer of Soul,’ Many More Headline New York’s SummerStage 2021 Season Lineup

New York’s City Parks Foundation returns to live, in-person performances this summer with the announcement of the shows planned for the 2021 season of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s largest free outdoor performing arts festival. SummerStage shows will be returning to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, and The Coney Island Amphitheater. Performances will be live-streamed on, artist approval and rights permitting.

SummerStage 2021 lineup (Patti Smith, Armand Hammer & The Alchemist, Questlove, more)

As mentioned, SummerStage is returning to NYC parks this summer and fall, and they've now announced their lineup of shows. In addition to Central Park and Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, there will be also be free shows at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, and The Coney Island Amphitheate in Brooklyn. Shows will be held at reduced capacities to abide by social distancing guidelines, at least at first, and you'll need to request free tickets through an online form that will be available three weeks before each date to attend.
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SummerStage Confirms Free 2021 Concert Series in NYC: Wynton Marsalis, Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul,’ Patti Smith and More

New York City’s SummerStage is back this summer, with a slew of free, performances and screenings in New York City’s scenic parks. Some of SummerStage’s free offerings include the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (June 17), Gloria Gaynor (July 11), Sun Ra Arkestra (July 24), a screening of Questlove’s lauded documentary Summer of Soul (…Or When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) on July 24, and Patti Smith on Sept. 19.
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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe Set for ‘World Environment Day’ Livestream

Patti Smith, Dave Matthews, and Michael Stipe are among the artists set to take part in the World Environment Day livestream concert happening on June 4th at 3 p.m. ET. The virtual concert was organized by Pathway to Paris,, and the United Nations Environment Program North America Region, and it will be available to watch on each organization’s Facebook page.