Blog April 23, 2012
Summer Stage 2012 Dates Announced
As spring finally rolls around (or at least what's marked as spring on the calenders), it's time to start looking forward to summer. Summer, when the New York City's parks come alive with FREE CONCERTS. We love them. You love them. Summerstage is the best. Here are Afropop's picks for this season:
MIDNITE / DJ CARTER VAN PELT 6.6.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Betsy Head Park 
BUSHMAN / NIYORAH / DJ SOUL SELECTOR 6.12.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Herbert Von King Park SAFIRE / LISETTE MELENDEZ / DJ LUCHO 6.27.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CANO ESTREMERA 6.26.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Soundview Park OUR LATIN THING: A TRIBUTE TO THE FANIA ALL STARS / FELIX HERNANDEZ’S RHYTHM REVUE 6.28.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Soundview Park JOSE ALBERTO “EL CANARIO” 7.3.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Saint Mary's Park “A TRIBUTE TO TITO PUENTE ” 7.5.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Saint Mary's Park FRANKIE NEGRON 7.8.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Saint Mary's Park MALA RODRIQUEZ / PROFETAS / XIMENAS SARINANA 7.11.2012 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Central Park ANDES MANTA 7.13.2012 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Crotona Park KINKY / LOS AUTÉNTICOS DECADENTES / 3BALLMTY / DJ RAFF 7.14.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park  ANDES MANTA 7.16.2012 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Rochdale Park BEBEL GILBERTO / CRIOLO / FLÁVIO RENEGADO / BÉCO DRANOFF 7.21.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park ORCHESTRE POLY-RYTHMO / SMOD / BIBI TANGA & THE SELENITES / DJ CHIEF BOIMA 7.22.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park HÉCTOR ACOSTA “EL TORITO” / DJ LOBO / ALEX SENSATION 7.29.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park AMADOU & MARIAM / THEOPHILUS LONDON 8.4.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park  SIDI TOURÉ / THE PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP / WOUTER KELLERMAN 8.6.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Marcus Garvey Park HERITAGE OP 8.6.2012 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Slattery Playground KÙLÚ MÈLÉ AFRICAN DANCE & DRUM ENSEMBLE / MBDANCE Master Class by Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble 8.11.2012 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Marcus Garvey Park  GOAPELE / YOLANDA ZAMA / SCREENING: COME BACK AFRICA 8.14.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park TOBY LOVE 8.14.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Highbridge Park 24 HORAS / K ROSE 8.16.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Highbridge Park Jamaica's 50th Independence Day: INNER CIRCLE / ISRAEL VIBRATION / THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS / DJ CARTER VAN PELT 8.19.2012 | 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Central Park JOSÉ ALBERTO “EL CANARIO” / 8 Y MAS / DJ POLITO VEGA 8.21.2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | East River Park