Fun Friday – GMA Concert Series

Last year's Concert SeriesYou know I love walking through Bryant Park, but it’s even more fun when it’s time for the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series! I get a kick out of seeing the crowds and stars, not to mention all the prep for these events. In years past, I’ve stopped to listen to the sound checks for Rascal Flats, The Beach Boys and Michelle Branch. The crowds last year for Miley Cyrus were huge, wrapping around the park at least twice. I suspect they’ll be as big this year for her and my daughter’s latest loves — The Jonas Brothers.

So if you’ll be in New York City on a Friday, or just have Friday free to come hang out, check out the GMA Concert Series, but be sure to arrive early! The crowds start lining up well before 7 a.m. when the concerts “officially” start. (Click here to check web cam images of the park which catch the concert series. The webcam updates every 10 minutes).

Here’s the upcoming schedule and you can click here to check on the dates as well!

Friday, May 16 — Josh Groban
Friday, May 23 — Counting Crows
Friday, May 30 — Usher
Friday, June 6 — Ashanti and guest
Friday, June 13 –Cyndi Lauper
Friday, June 20 — Boyz II Men
Friday, June 27 — Maroon 5
Friday, July 4 — Chaka Kahn
Friday, July 18 — Miley Cyrus
Friday, Aug 1 — Broadway cast of the hit musical “Rent”
Friday, Aug 8 — The Jonas Brothers

What else is fun for this Friday? Well, interleague play starts for Major League Baseball. I don’t know what that means in your city, but in NYC it means SUBWAY SERIES between the Mets and Yankees. You know who I’ll be rooting for, of course. GO METS!

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4 thoughts on “Fun Friday – GMA Concert Series”

  1. It is a lot of fun to catch them as they’re warming up. Unfortunately, I usually can’t hang out for long before I have to head to work.

    Have fun at your Festival!

  2. Cindi Lauper? Chaka Kahn? How fun is that! I’m jealous of you my friend. Tomorrow our chapter is heading to the Plaaaaahza for a Literary Festival which will probably be much less fun that what you have in store. gj

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