Anyone who lives in NYC knows that Central Park is the place to go for amazing free concerts in the summer.  From SummerStage to GMA’s Summer Concert Series, there’s a plethora of options both day and night in Central Park.central park summer concerts

In July, the SummerStage will feature the highly anticipated performances The Metropolitan Opera: Summer Recital Series as well as the critically acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Company. The SummerStage also plays host to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show in July as world music like Istanbulive II.

GMA’s star-studded stage lives up to its reputation this month with performances from Mary J. Blige, The GO-GO’s, Sheryl Crow and the Black Eyed Peas. All these concerts are free and open to the public, but there is always a long, long wait, so plan to get there early… very early.