2011 marks the 13th summer that free shows will be presented at Pier 54 (located at the intersection of West Street and 13th Street) by the Hudson River Park’s RiverRocks Series; this season’s concerts will be headlined by tUnE-yArDs (July 14), Metronomy (July 28), and Deer Tick (August 11). The Hudson River Park Trust, which presents the shows, will announce opening acts over the coming weeks. For now, in case you want to whet your summer appetite, videos are after the jump–and be sure to read Mike Powell’s Voice review of tUnE-yArDs’ latest album, the stunning w h o k i l l.
tUnE-yArDs (playing July 14), “Bizness”
Metronomy (playing July 28), “The Look”
Deer Tick (playing August 11), “Baltimore Blues No. 1 (live on Late Show With David Letterman)”