Friday, June 1, 2007

free music / you never had it so good

here is a list of all the upcoming free (or nearly free) nyc concerts this summer that i would consider going to (the ones with * i would consider going to only because they're free), and links to the four organizations that sponsor them.

june 1: animal collective, south street seaport
june 2-3: bang on a can marathon, world financial center
june 13: booker t. & the mg's with guest sharon jones, rockefeller park
june 16: television w/ the apples in stereo, dragons of zynth, central park summerstage
june 20: poetic city with musical guest taylor mcferrin, rockefeller park*
june 22: ralph stanley & the clinch mountain boys, prospect park bandshell ($3)*
june 24: superchunk w/ oakley hall, dj todd-o phonic todd, mccarren pool*
june 24: sloan w/ apostle of hustle, duhks, central park summerstage*
june 26: the living room feat. martha wainwright, world financial center*
june 27: john pizzarelli and paula west, rockefeller park
june 30: ozomatli w/ babylon circus, dj joro boro, central park summerstage*
june 30: the stills w/ sam roberts band, malajube, prospect park bandshell ($3)
july 1: man man w/ illinois, dengue fever, mccarren pool
july 1: rodrigo y gabriela w/ vietnam, jdh and dave p, central park summerstage
july 4: the new pornographers w/ midlake, battery park (reserve tickets online june 20)*
july 5: shearwater, castle clinton*
july 6: fujiya & miyagi, south street seaport
july 7: cinematic orchestra w/ ramp, el michels affair, kevin michael, dj spinna, central park summerstage
july 8: dan deacon w/ erase errata, octopus project, mccarren pool
july 11: spoon, rockefeller park*
july 12: brooklyn philharmonic: 8 seasons, south street seaport
july 13: menomena w/ beat the devil, south street seaport pier 17
july 15: frank london's yiddish carnival, prospect park bandshell ($3)
july 17: marc ribot, world financial center*
july 19: drive by truckers, castle clinton*
july 20: neko case w/ eric bachman, central park summerstage*
july 20: bishop allen w/ rock plaza central, south street seaport pier 17
july 21: village voice siren festival feat. new york dolls, we are scientists, coney island
july 22: brazilian girls w/ cat empire, himalayas, central park summerstage*
july 26: sharon jones & the dap kings, castle clinton
august 3: krs-one w/ ladybug mecca, prospect park bandshell ($3)
august 5: blonde redhead w/ i'm from barcelona, mccarren pool
august 9: the hold steady w/ the big sleep, the teenage prayers, prospect park bandshell ($3)
august 10: au revoir simone w/ metronomy, south street seaport pier 17
august 12: ted leo and the pharmacists, the thermals, birds of avalon, mccarren pool
august 17: the national w/ the forms, takka takka, south street seaport pier 17*
august 19: ghostland observatory, mccarren pool*
august 24: camera obscura, south street seaport
august 31: battles, south street seaport pier 17

river to river nyc, central park summerstage, celebrate brooklyn!, the pool parties

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