Concerts
Photo courtesy of Alyssa Bajek

This summer, a number of big name concerts will be coming to the city and broadcasted nationally on morning shows. This is your guide to NYC summer concert tours and how to attend them.

Good Morning America concerts:  All concerts take place at Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield. Enter at the 72nd Street entrance on Fifth Avenue. The park opens at 6 a.m. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. to end at 9 a.m. Concert is free.

NBC Today Show concerts: All concerts take place on 49th Street at Rockefeller Plaza.  Concerts can be viewed for free from the Today Show Windows on the World studio. It is recommended audiences arrive by 6 a.m. for the best spots.

Fox concerts: All concerts take place at 1211 Avenue of Americas on the corner of 48th Street and 6th Avenue. It is recommended that audiences arrive at 6 a.m. and concerts are scheduled from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. The concerts are free to attend. Attendees will also have a chance to receive food from Famous Dave’s Barbeque, for free.

CBS Early Show concerts: All concerts take place at CBS Plaza. Guests are required to reserve tickets ahead of time. Tickets are available at 1iota.com under the Early Show logo two to three weeks before each individual CBS Early Show concert date.

A list of this year’s summer concert schedule, with the host program listed is available below:

June 5

Lighthouse on Fox

Charli XCX on the Today Show

Florence + the Machine on Good Morning America

June 9

Christina Aguilera on the Early Show

June 12

Billy Currington on Fox

Fall Out Boy on the Today Show

Jason Derulo on Good Morning America

June 15

James Taylor on the Today Show

June 19

Artist TBD on Fox

Nate Ruess on the Today Show

Adam Lambert on Good Morning America

June 23

Janelle Monae and Wondaland on the Today Show

June 26

Dierks Bentley on Good Morning America

Imagine Dragons on the Today Show

Artist TBD on Fox

July 2

Alicia Keys on the Early Show

July 3

Mika on Good Morning America

Flo Rida on the Today Show

Lee Greenwood on Fox

July 10

Walk the Moon on Good Morning America

Carly Rae Jepsen on the Today Show

Brett Michaels on Fox

July 16

Sting on the Early Show

July 17

Artist TBD on Good Morning America

Alan Jackson on the Today Show

Kelsea Ballerini on Fox

July 23

Enrique Iglesias on the Early Show

July 24

Nicki Minaj on Good Morning America

Blues Traveler on Fox

July 30

Cyndi Lauper on the Early Show

July 31

Hozier on Good Morning America

Jason Aldean on the Today Show

Scotty McCreery on Fox

Date TBA in August

Jennifer Lopez on the Today Show

August 7

Luke Bryan on Good Morning America

KC & The Sunshine Band on Fox

August 12

Lunch Money Lewis on the Today Show

August 13

Train on the Early Show

August 14

Artist TBD on Good Morning America

Alice Cooper on Fox

August 20

David Gray on the Early Show

August 21

Night Ranger on Fox

5 Seconds of Summer on Good Morning America

August 26

Sheryl Crow on the Early Show

August 28

Artist TBD on Good Morning America

Blue Oyster Cult on Fox

September 3

Usher on the Early Show

September 4

Florida Georgia Line on Good Morning America

Brad Paisley on the Today Show