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NYC: FREE Summer Show Listings



Hey kids, Live in NYC and you’re too broke to go out? But you still wanna see some great rock shows? Well here is Kingblind’s listing to all the free shows in NYC this summer. Enjoy.

July 2: The Frames with The Kennedys, South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

July 3: Bacilos, Cabas and Radio Mundial. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 4: Lyle Lovett, Battery Park, 4 p.m. (212) 528-4545 or Hudsonriverfestival.com

July 6: The Black Keys, World Financial Center Plaza, 7 p.m. (212) 528-4545 or Hudsonriverfestival.com

July 7: Nellie McKay, South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

July 8: The Stills, Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, 7 p.m. (212) 835-2789 or Hudsonriverfestival.com

July 8: I am Kloot, South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

July 9: Natalia Lafourcade and Control Machete. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 13: Fountains of Wayne, World Financial Center Plaza, 7 p.m. (212) 528-4545 or Hudsonriverfestival.com

July 14: Old 97s, Rockefeller Park, 7 p.m. (212) 528-4545 or Hudsonriverfestival.com

July 15: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, 7 p.m. (212) 835-2789 or Hudsonriverfestival.com

July 15: The General with Alloy Orchestra and Invert. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 15: The Unicorns with Erase Errata, Moving Units, Les Georges Lenningrad and Blood on the Wall. Insound/Connect party at Volume, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Not Free, but only $2. Insound.com

July 16: Van Hunt and Brazilian Girls. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 17: Siren Music Festival featuring Death Cab for Cutie, Blonde Redhead, Har Mar Superstar, TV On The Radio, Constantines, The Fiery Furnaces, The Fever, The Ponys, Your Enemies Friends, And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Mission of Burma, Electric Six, Vue, and The Thermals. Coney Island, 12-9 p.m.

July 18: Dan Zanes and Friends Musical Picnic. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 22: Roger Corman’s X-The Man With X-Ray Eyes with Pere Ubu and Clem Snide. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 22: Nike Run Hit Wonder featuring A Flock of Seagulls, Devo, General Public, Tone Loc, Tommy Tutone, and Kajagoogoo. For more information or to register visit www.nikerunhitwonder.com or call (877) 4-RUN HIT. You must participate in the race in order to attend the concert.

July 23: Les Yeux Noirs and Mercan Dede. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 23: Los Mocosos with Cordero, South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

July 24: Jay Farrar and Martha Wainwright. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 24: Ted Leo/Rx, The Natural History, Sea Ray, Tigers and Monkeys. East River Amphitheater, 2-6 p.m.

July 28: The Bad Plus with The Mosquitos. South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

July 29: Cecil Taylor, Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, 7 p.m. (212) 835-2789

July 29: Frankenstein with The BQE Project and One Ring Zero. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 30: They Might Be Giants and Corn Mo. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

July 30: RocknRollerskate featuring Dirty on Purpose. Office Ops, 57 Thame St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 9 p.m. $5 for skate rentals.

July 30: Beat Goes On: The Best of the British Invasion. South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

August 4: Steve Forbert with Ollabelle, South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

August 5: Beulah, Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, (212) 835-2789, 7 p.m.

August 6: Goldrush, South Street Seaport Pier 17, 6 p.m.

August 6: Andrea Echeverry and Volumen Cero. Prospect Park Bandshell, Park Slope, Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation.

August 7: Songs in the Key of Life: Revisiting Stevie Wonder’s Masterpiece with Black Rock Coalition Orchestra. Central Park Summerstage. 3 p.m.

August 15: Nas and special guests. Central Park Summerstage, 3 p.m. $10 suggested donation.

August 19: Guided by Voices, Ambulance LTD, Pier 54, 7 p.m.

August 20, Dan Bern with Citizen Cope