2011 ABC NBC Summer Concerts – New York Free Summer Concerts New York City
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ABC and NBC Summer Concerts 2011 in NYC, New York, USA
ABC NBC Summer Concerts
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NBC Summer Concerts 2011
Tuesday, May 4- Toni Braxton (in studio)
Friday, May 14- Sting (Plaza)
Friday, May 21 – The Script (Plaza)
Friday, May 28 – OneRepublic (Plaza)
Thursday, June 3 – ‘American Idol’ winner and runner-up (Plaza)
Friday, June 4 – Justin Bieber (Plaza)
Tuesday, June 8 – Christina Aguilera (Plaza)
Friday, June 11 – Rascal Flatts (Plaza)
Friday, June 18 – James Taylor & Carole King (Plaza)
Friday, June 25 – Maxwell (Plaza)
Friday, July 2- Maroon 5 (Plaza)
Friday, July 9 – Lady Gaga (Plaza)
Friday, July 16 – Enrique Iglesias (Plaza)
Friday, July 23 – John Mayer (Plaza)
Friday, July 30 – Carrie Underwood (Plaza)
Friday, August 6 – Train (Plaza)
Friday, August 13 – Ke$ha (Plaza)
Friday, August 20 – Keith Urban (Plaza)
Friday, August 27 – Katy Perry (Plaza)
Rockefeller Center & Plaza
About the plaza: Several of the most popular shows are taped at NBC Studios, including “Saturday Night Live,” and “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The popular “Today” show with hosts Meredith Viera and Matt Lauer, broadcasts live weekdays from 7am to 9am from its glass-walled studio on the corner of 49th Street and Rockefeller Plaza. The NBC summer concerts are usually held in front of this studio. Arrive early, at least by 6 AM to secure a good spot. The actual concert begins at 8:30 AM, but most celebs come before that and will perfrom a few songs just for testing.
Directions: 45 Rockefeller Plaza is located between East 49th and East 50th Streets, just west of Fifth Avenue. You may also enter the building at 630 Fifth Avenue, between East 49th and East 50th Streets.
How to get there: By subway, take the 6 train to 50th Street, exit at the rear of the station and walk 3 blocks west to Fifth Avenue. You can also take the B, D, F or Q trains to the 47th-50th Street/Rockefeller Center station and walk one block east on 49th or 50th Street to Rockefeller Plaza.
ABC GMA SUMMER CONCERTS 2011
All performances run from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m., and there are typically 3-4 songs performed during this time.
Friday, May 21 — Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato, Camp Rock 2
Friday, May 28 — Sugarland
Friday, June 4 — Diddy– Dirty Money
Friday, June 11 — Norah Jones and Sarah McLachlan
Friday, June 18 — Miley Cyrus
Friday, June 25 — Alicia Keys
Friday, July 2 — Mary J. Blige
Friday, July 9 – To Be Announced
Friday, July 16 – The GO-GO’S
Friday, July 23 — Sheryl Crow
Friday, July 30 — Black Eyed Peas
Friday, Aug. 6 — To Be Announced
Friday, Aug. 13 — Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato, Camp Rock 2
Friday, Aug. 20 — Rihanna
Friday, August 27 — Lady Antebellum
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park: Viewers interested in joining “GMA” in Central Park are encouraged to arrive at Summerstage Rumsey Playfield via the 72nd Street entrance on Fifth Avenue at 6 a.m., when the park opens to the public.
Directions: Rumsey Playfield is located right off the 5th Avenue and 69th Street entrance to Central Park in New York City. Enter the park at 69th Street and 5th Avenue on the east side or at 72nd Street and Central Park West on the west side.
How to get there: The closest subway stop is the “B” and “C” train stop at 72nd & Central Park West. You may also take the #1,2 or 3 train to 72nd & Broadway, the #6 train to 68th & Lexington Ave or N, R, W trains to 5th Avenue- 59th St.