By Jared Chausow
By Katie Toth
By Elizabeth Flock
By Albert Samaha
By Anna Merlan
By Jon Campbell
By Jon Campbell
By Albert Samaha
'LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS'
Damrosch Park Bandshell, 62nd Street near Amsterdam Avenue; Josie Robertson Plaza, Columbus Avenue and 64th Street; North Plaza, north of Metropolitan Opera House; 212.875.5766, lincolncenter.org
AUGUST 15 'Pacific Rim Festival': La Cumbiamba Eneyé+Kinding Sindaw (Josie Robertson Plaza)
AUGUST 15 'Pacific Rim Festival': Carlos Hayre and Mochi Parra Ensemble (North Plaza)
AUGUST 19 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': Clumsy Lovers+Les Tireux d'Roches (North Plaza)
AUGUST 19 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': Krakatau Ensemble (Josie Robertson Plaza)
AUGUST 19 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': Galitcha+Joaquin Diaz (Damrosch Park Bandshell)
AUGUST 20 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': Zeelia+A Crowd of Bold Sharemen+Starlight Drifters (North Plaza)
AUGUST 20 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': The Navigators+Lee Boys+Saw Doctors (Damrosch Park Bandshell)
AUGUST 21 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': Sheila's Brush Theatre Co.+Ian Bell+Evalyn Perry+Enoch Kent+Ronny Elliott+David Olney (North Plaza)
AUGUST 21 '21st Annual Roots of American Music Festival': Rosemary Woods+Arlo Guthrie (Damrosch Park Bandshell)
AUGUST 26 Haale (North Plaza)
AUGUST 27 'Celebration of Haiti' (Damrosch Park Bandshell)
AUGUST 29 'BrazilFest '04: The Rainforest Concert' (Damrosch Park Bandshell)
AUGUST 16-17: Perry Farrell's circus returns with its best lineup in nine years, although more diversity wouldn't hurt. But who's complaining, when the second day of this extravaganza features the mighty Pixies, roaring back to life after a decade-long slumber? The fest also includes Modest Mouse and Sonic Youth (best- and worst-album-of-the-year contenders, respectively), his/her majesties Morrissey and PJ Harvey, space cadets Flaming Lips and Polyphonic Spree, Brit-rock hype jobs Gomez and BRMC, as well as likely smoking buddies Le Tigre and String Cheese Incident. PHILLIPS
'MAD. SQ. MUSIC'
Madison Square Park, Fifth Avenue between 23rd and 26th streets, 212.538.5058, madisonsquarepark.org
JUNE 23 Ron Sexsmith
JULY 7 Hem
JULY 21 Lucy Kaplansky
JULY 28 Kenny & Amanda Smith
'MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING'
Josie Robertson Plaza, Broadway and 64th Street, 212.875.5766, lincolncenter.org
JUNE 11 Los Soneros de Oriente
JUNE 15 Dominic Kanza and the African Rhythm Machine
JUNE 24 Los Macondos de Colombia
JUNE 25 Rosie Flores
JUNE 26 Son Boricua
JUNE 30 Super Uba & El Bachatín
JULY 2 Grupo Saveiro
JULY 8 Hustle Party With DJ Bobby Morales and the Trammps
JULY 9 All-Star Irish Catskill Band
JULY 10 Holiday Band
JULY 14 Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners
PNC BANK ARTS CENTER
Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, New Jersey, 732.335.8698, 212.307.7171
MAY 29 Fleetwood Mac
JUNE 3-4 No Doubt+Blink-182+Living End
JUNE 5 David Bowie+Polyphonic Spree: See Jones Beach Theater.
JUNE 12 Kid Rock+Puddle of Mudd
JUNE 13 Moody Blues
JUNE 20 Aerosmith+Cheap Trick
JUNE 25 Chicago+Earth, Wind & Fire
JUNE 26 Dashboard Confessional+Thrice+Get Up Kids+Head Automatica
JUNE 28 The Lettermen
JUNE 29 Manhattan Transfer
JULY 2 Diana Krall
JULY 7 Sting+Annie Lenox+Dominic Miller
JULY 9 Hall & Oates+Michael McDonald+Average White Band
JULY 11 'Weird Al' Yankovic
JULY 13 Britney Spears
JULY 14 3 Doors Down+Nickelback
JULY 16 'Ozzfest 2004': See Jones Beach Theater.
JULY 17 Alanis Morissette+Barenaked Ladies
JULY 18 Uncle Kracker+Rascal Flatts+Kenny Chesney
JULY 20 Kiss+Poison
JULY 21 Rod Stewart
JULY 24 311+The Roots+Medeski, Martin & Wood
JULY 30 'Projekt Revolution': Linkin Park+Korn+Snoop Dogg+The Used+Less Than Jake
JULY 31 Josh Groban
AUGUST 4 Cyndi Lauper
AUGUST 6 Bryan Adams
AUGUST 9 Crosby, Stills & Nash
AUGUST 10 & 11 The Dead+Robert Hunter: See Jones Beach Theater.
AUGUST 14 Rush: For their 30th anniversary, the ballsy, castrato-voiced prog-metal trio proves its stadium-rock relevance yet again, bringing thunderous fantasy to more people than anyone but Peter Jackson. They may be a nostalgia act for some fans in America or their native Canada, but tell that to die-hards in places like São Paulo, where they attracted an audience of 60,000 just last year. CATUCCI
AUGUST 17 John Mayer+Maroon 5+DJ Logic
AUGUST 18 Deep Purple+Joe Satriani+Thin Lizzy
AUGUST 21 'KTU's Beatstock 2004'
AUGUST 25 Allman Brothers Band+Los Lonely Boys
SEPTEMBER 4 Toby Keith+Terri Clark
SEPTEMBER 5 Norah Jones
'RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL 2004'
Wagner Park and World Financial Center Plaza, West Street between Liberty and Vesey streets, rivertorivernyc.com
May 28 'Blue Moon': O+A
JUNE 3 'River to River Festival Kick-Off Concert 2004!'
JUNE 9 Bahia & Hector Tricoche
AUGUST 18 Ray Sepulveda
AUGUST 24 Larry Harlow and the Latin Legends Band
SEPTEMBER 9 Oro Solido
'SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL'
Main Stage, 10th Street and Surf Avenue, Brooklyn; Stillwell Stage, Stillwell Street and Surf Avenue, Brooklyn; villagevoice.com/siren
JULY 17: Bow down before us, o indie-rock faithful, for once again, the Voice brings you the crème de la underground in a festive freak-show setting, absolutely free. Among the anointed: starry-eyed, lovesick Seattleites Death Cab for Cutie; sleazy loverman Har Mar Superstar, deservedly hyped locals TV on the Radio; Canadian young'uns Constantines, brother-sister act Fiery Furnaces; Sheila E. fans the Fever; and many more. Also: Blonde Redhead, the Ponys, Your Enemies Friends. PHILLIPS
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT
JUNE 22-AUGUST 31 'Bloomberg Blues Jam'
JUNE 23-September 3 'Seaport Music Festival': Artists TBA
JUNE 25 'Seaport Music Festival': Ted Leo/Pharmacists
'SUMMER ENCHANTED EVENINGS'
Sinatra Park, Sinatra Drive between 4th and 5th streets, Hoboken, New Jersey; Shipyard Park, 13th Street and Constitution Way, Hoboken, New Jersey, 201.420.2207, hobokennj.com
JUNE 3 Kate Jacobs