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Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc

July 17, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc
When it comes to music, New York City is the king of the throne holding some of the most prestigious events worldwide. However, it is with no doubt that if you are simply looking for great music and nightlife, New York City also has it. Whether you are wanting to crowd-surf at the latest punk band concert, or desire a nightlife experience with up and coming DJs, this list will suffice your Summer concert needs. Who are you going to see this summer?
Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc

Fleet Foxes

If you are desiring some pop-folk styings along side a haunting voice that will ismply make you feel ‘good’, this is the concert for you.

Location – Prospect Park Bandshell, Windsor Terrace

Date – August 1st, 2017 and August 2nd, 2017

Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc

Kendrik Lamar + YG + D.R.A.M.

If you missed Kendrik’s July performance at the Barclay Center, here is your opportunity to catch him in concert. Known as one of the most consistent and compelling rappers of the modern era, Kendrik will be performing his fourth album, DAMN. With songs featuring U2 and Rihanna, he will be accompanied by YG and D.R.A.M 0 so expect a concert filled with lyrical insight and of course, phenomenal sounds from beginning to end.

Location – Barclays Center, Prospect Heights
Date – Friday August 25th, 2017

Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc


When it comes to a multicultural fest of unique music, unique food, and of course, New York City nightlife, Afropunk Festival is it. The annual event takes place in August at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park, where well-known artists give a summer music festival over a two-day span. While celebrating multicultural arts, there will be an array of music as well as food trucks and live artworks. In turn, this festival is geared towards unity culture and art!

Location – Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park

Date – August 26th, 2017 and August 27th, 2017

Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc

Lady Gaga

You cannot have a New York Summer concert lineup unless Lady Gaga is on your To-Go list. The queen of art pop will be performing her infamous country-inspired, Joanne and you can expect plenty of fireworks to accompany her performance. Expect ecstatic dancing, phenomenal singing, and a unique performance filled with excitement.

Location – Citi Field, Queens

Date - Monday August 28th, 2017 and Tuesday August 29th, 2017

Best Concerts To Catch This Summer in NYc

Mulatu Astatke + Emel Mathlouthy + Alsarah & the Nubatones + Dj Sirak

Known as Ethio-jazz, this modern American jazz classic artist with an Ethiopian twist is hitting SummerStage with a funky and deep style that will get your head and feet moving. With the likes of Kanye West bridging an interest in him Astake brings mid-60’s jazz vibes with the multi-instrumentalist and composer, Duke Ellington. This is a concert of jazzy proportions you cannot miss this summer.

Location – Central Park, Summer Stake

Date – Sunday August 20th, 2017

When it comes to summer concerts, might as well give up your weekends because they will be filled with good music, great food, and evenings to remember. Bring a friend or dance solo – New York is yours!

Check out the lineup of Summer August Concerts here - https://www.timeout.com/newyork/music/best-concerts-in-nyc-in-august?package_page=36165

From the NYC Rooftop Bar Crawl Team!

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