FUV Summer Music Guide 2022

FUV Summer Music Guide 2022
by WFUV Staff | 07/12/2022 | 6:14am

FUV Summer Music Guide 2022

There’s a ton of live music to enjoy this summer, and WFUV will help you make the most of it. Be sure to check websites for status changes or cancellations, health protocol requirements, and ticket availability. Then get out there and enjoy live music (safely!) with your friends from WFUV. We’re all in this together. Have a great summer!

Stone Pony Summer Stage

Where: Asbury Park, NJ
When: May 7 - September 3
FYI: The legendary Stone Pony’s Summer Stage rocks with outdoor shows all season long in Asbury Park. You can even hear the music from the beach.
Shows include:

  • 8/6 Counting Crows
  • 8/25 Interpol and Spoon
  • 9/3 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

The Rooftop at Pier 17

Where: Pier 17, South Street Seaport, NYC
When: May 8 - September 22
FYI: One of NYC’s newer outdoor venues at South St. Seaport, with dazzling downtown and Brooklyn views.
Shows include:

  • 8/11 Elvis Costello
  • 8/13 Franz Ferdinand
  • 8/17-18 Blondie with The Damned
  • 8/26 Local Natives
  • 9/1-2 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
  • 9/8-9 Mt. Joy

Forest Hills Stadium

Where: Forest Hills, Queens, NYC
When: May 14 - October 21
FYI: Forest Hills Stadium is conveniently located near the LIRR and E, F, M and R subway lines. Look for the WFUV Clubhouse between portals 3 & 4 and listen to 90.7 FM and wfuv.org for live broadcasts of Bon Iver with Bonny Light Horseman, Anaîs Mitchell on June 3.
Shows include:

  • 8/4 Norah Jones with Regina Spektor
  • 8/6 Rock the Bells with LL Cool J, Ice Cube and more
  • 8/13 Fleet Foxes
  • 8/18 Leon Bridges with Little Dragon
  • 8/19 Lord Huron with First Aid Kit
  • 8/26-27 Odesza with Sylvan Esso, San Holo, Gilligan Moss
  • 9/10 Van Morrison with Tom Jones
  • 9/23 Jamie xx, Four Tet, Floating Points with Avalon Emerson, Omar-S
  • 9/30 Death Cab for Cutie with Low
  • 10/1 Yeah Yeah Yeahs with Little Dragon
  • 10/21 King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Lincoln Center’s Summer for the City

Where: Lincoln Center’s buildings and outdoor spaces, NYC
When: May 14 - August 14
FYI: Summer for the City’s theme of “Rejoice, Reclaim, Remember” is represented on the outdoor campus. There are more than 300 artistic and civic events through music, dance, spoken word and more. Most events are free.

  • Shows include: globalFEST; Jazz at Lincoln Center performances including a second line procession; Mostly Mozart Young Artists; and “Songs Of The Living,” with Toshi Reagon leading a gathering inspired by Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower.

SummerStage, Central Park

Where: Rumsey Playfield Central Park, NYC
When: June 4 - September 22
Tickets: Entry on a first-come, first-served basis for free shows. Tickets required for the benefit concerts (*).
FYI: SummerStage’s closest park entrance is 69th Street and 5th Avenue. Street parking is tough on the east side.
Shows include:

  • *8/20-21 Wild Hearts Tour with Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten and Julien Baker with Spencer
  • *8/23 The Decemberists with Brigid Mae Power
  • *9/22 Rainbow Kitten Surprise with TWEN

SummerStage, Crotona Park

Where: Crotona Park, 1700 Crotona Avenue, The Bronx
When: August 11-14
Tickets: Entry on a first-come, first-served basis for free shows. Tickets required for the benefit concerts (*).

  • 8/11 Tony Vega, George Lamond, Uptown Vinyl Supreme
  • 8/12 Urban Bush Women, Cheri L. Stokes
  • 8/13 Shatta Wale, Wiyaala, DJ Freshyk
  • 8/14  Kid Capri's Block Party Live featuring Vina Love and The Hoodies

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, NYC
When: June 6 - August 6
Tickets: Most shows are free. Benefit concerts (*)
FYI: Parking is quite challenging around Prospect Park. Bring a blanket or a chair for maximum enjoyment.
Shows include:

  • *8/4 Khruangbin
  • *8/5 Erykah Badu

The Peach Music Festival

Where: Montage Mountain, Scranton PA
When: June 30 - July 3
FYI: At Montage Mountain in the Poconos, an easy trip. Vendors, camping and RV camping available. Hotels and motels nearby.

  • Artists include: Trey Anastasio Band, G. Love & the Juice, The Black Crowes, Billy Strings, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Robert Randolph, Keller Williams and more plus a special set celebrating the legacy of The Allman Brothers Band.

Caramoor’s American Roots Music Festival and American Roots Evenings

Where: Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah, NY
When: June 25 - August 17
FYI: Festival has day and evening sessions available with performances in various locations around
the gorgeous grounds. Caramoor is family friendly — bring a blanket and chairs for the performances on the field. ARMF Festival is on June 25, day and evening. Roots Evenings, July 16 - August 17
American Roots Music Festival artists include:

  • Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, daytime: Kittel & Co., Kevin Burt, and Black Opry Revue

American Roots Evenings include:

  • 8/6 Angelique Kidjo
  • 8/17 Upstate

Battery Park City River & Blues Series

Where: Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, Battery Park City, NYC
When: July 7- 28
Tickets: Free
FYI: Bring blankets and snacks. Music starts around 7pm Thursday nights in July. Always a great lineup with a breathtaking backdrop.

DJ Susan Z. Anthony to open every show at 6pm.

Great South Bay Music Festival

Where: Patchogue, NY
When: July 7-10
FYI: The four-day festival returns to Shorepoint Park in Patchogue for its 14th year. It’s the longest-running four-day music, food and craft festival on Long Island.
Artists include:

  • Thursday: Grouplove, Manchester Orchestra
  • Friday: Rebulation, Steel Pulse
  • Saturday: Joe Russo's Almost Dead, moe., Galactic, The Weight Band
  • Sunday: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos

Newport Folk Festival

Where: Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI
When: July 22-24
Tickets: Tickets are all sold out for all three days.
FYI: If you’re at the festival, stop by the FUV booth, say hi, and pick up some swag!
Artists include:

  • Friday: Goose, John Moreland, Silk Road Ensemble, Taj Mahal, The Felice Brothers, The National
  • Saturday: Adia Victoria, Clairo, Durand Jones and the Indications, Neil Francis, beabadoobee
  • Sunday: Buffalo Nichols, Hermanos Gutiérrez, Joy Oladokun, Maren Morris, Mandy Moore, Valerie June, Trampled by Turtles

And many more to be announced.

Newport Jazz Festival

Where: Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI
When: July 29-31
FYI: The festival includes a special tribute to Festival visionary George Wein. Tickets are still available.

  • Artists include: Norah Jones, Esperanza Spalding, The Fearless Flyers, Angélique Kidjo’s “Remain In Light,” Terence Blanchard, Laufey, Benevento/Russo Duo (acoustic), Sampa the Great, Holly Bowling, Samara Joy

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Where: Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen CT
When: July 29-31
FYI: Back to Goshen CT where 2021’s festival happened, but this time with camping!

  • Artists include: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Nerissa & Katryna Nields

Beach Road Weekend

Where: Martha’s Vineyard, MA
When: August 26-28
FYI: A new festival on gorgeous Martha’s Vineyard, the lineup is full of FUV faves.

  • Artists include: Beck, Wilco, Avett Brothers, Aiofe O'Donovan, Billy Strings, Bahamas, Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, Brett Dennen, Dawes, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and many more

Sea.Hear.Now Festival

Where: Asbury Park, NJ
When: September 17-18
FYI: Stages on the Beach plus surfing competitions and great photo exhibits by our friend, photographer Danny Clinch. Visit the Transparent Clinch Gallery while you’re there!
Artists include:

  • Saturday: Stevie Nicks, My Morning Jacket, Billy Strings, Gary Clark, Jr.
  • Sunday: Green Day, Cage the Elephant, The Head and The Heart, Courtney Barnett, Michael Franti and Spearhead

Sound on Sound Festival

Where: Seaside Park, Bridgeport CT
When: September 24-25
FYI: A new festival in Bridgeport, where Gathering of the Vibes used to take place. No camping but music goes until 11pm.

  • Artists include: Dave Matthews Band, The Lumineers, Maggie Rogers, Brandi Carlile, The National, Father John Misty, Black Pumas, The Head and the Heart, Gary Clark, Jr.

See you out there!

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