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Guide to the Seaport Summer Concert Series

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    Quick insights

    • The Summer Concert Series takes place on The Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City.
    • Each summer, the concert list spans the whole season and features a new performer roughly every week.
    • From individual acts to festivals, the Summer Concert Series usually has at least one event for every music fan.

    Pier 17 is a hub of activity, drawing crowds to its many restaurants, bars, seasonal events and concerts at The Rooftop venue. Plus, in recent years, the Summer Concert Series has become a staple event of this unique outdoor hotspot in lower Manhattan.

    What to know about the Seaport Summer Concert Series

    Since at least 2018, the concert series on The Rooftop at Pier 17 has attracted thousands of fans. The lineup changes every year, and events typically span May to October, rain or shine.

    Location

    Each event of the Summer Concert Series will take place on The Rooftop at Pier 17 in lower Manhattan. Use public transit, cabs or rideshares to go to 89 South Street, the main entrance to Pier 17. The access driveway is open to private and rideshare vehicles, and parking is available at nearby lots.

    Dates and times

    The Summer Concert Series kicks off with Social Distortion and Bad Religion on May 4. They play four days, and events continue throughout the summer until near the end of August. At the time of writing, Sublime with Rome is set to be the last show in the series on August 24.

    Premium access

    Premium spaces are set to be available for the 2024 concert series, including the Grey Goose Terrace and Heineken Silver Zone. Access to the Grey Goose Terrace on The Rooftop may be available as an add-on to your concert ticket when you purchase. You could also purchase this add-on experience at the box office before the event.

    The Heineken Silver Zone ticket is a premium ticket option and includes access to a reserved viewing area near the stage, plus a dedicated bar where you can buy your drinks.

    Performers at the Seaport Summer Concert Series

    Here’s the slate of the 2024 concert series—visit the official concerts page for the latest information.*

    Social Distortion and Bad Religion

    These shows from May 4-8 will feature both bands co-headlining with a special guest opener to be announced. Doors at 5 p.m.—show starts at 6 p.m.

    Freddie Gibbs and Madlib – 10 Year of Piñata

    On Saturday, May 11, this 10-year celebration of the album Piñata has been dubbed “Teñata.” Doors at 6 p.m.—show starts at 7 p.m.

    Electric Callboy – North America Tour 2024

    On Monday, May 13 , Electric Callboy visits The Rooftop as part of a massive North American tour. Doors at 6 p.m.—show starts at 7 p.m.

    NEEDTOBREATHE: The “Caves” World Tour

    This tour stops in New York City on Friday, May 31. The band is supporting its ninth studio album, “Caves.” Doors at 6:30 p.m.—show starts at 7:30 p.m.

    Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, with Neal Francis

    Have a Sunday-Funday on June 16 when Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue return to The Rooftop. Neal Francis joins this time. Doors at 6 p.m.—show starts at 7 p.m.

    Something Corporate

    Leave work behind and kick off the weekend with Something Corporate on Friday, June 21. This showing of the Out of Office tour starts at 7:30 p.m.—doors at 6:30 p.m.

    Billy Currington with Larry Fleet

    You’ll find Billy Currington at The Rooftop on Saturday, June 22. Doors at 6 p.m.—show starts at 7 p.m.

    Mother Mother and Cavetown

    This co-headlining summer tour has two stops at The Rooftop. Cavetown is set to headline July 9, while Mother Mother is set to close the show July 10. On both days, the doors are at 5 p.m.—the show starts at 6 p.m.

    moe. – Best.Summer.Ever

    On Thursday, July 11, moe. will have the support of Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country. Doors at 5:30 p.m.—show at 6:30 p.m.

    Old Crow Medicine Show

    Check out the Jubilee Tour, named after the band’s latest release, when Old Crow Medicine Show stops at The Rooftop on Wednesday, July 17. Doors at 6 p.m.—show starts at 7 p.m.

    Totally Tubular Festival

    Start off your night when this ‘80s-type festival takes The Rooftop stage Thursday, July 18. The lineup includes:

    • Thomas Dolby
    • Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey
    • Modern English
    • Men Without Hats
    • The Romantics
    • Bow Wow Wow
    • Tommy Tutone
    • The Plimsouls

    Doors at 4:30 p.m.—show starts at 5:30 p.m.

    Two Door Cinema Club

    After the show July 23 was announced, popular demand resulted in another show July 24. Two chances to catch Two Door Cinema Club—how fitting. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m.

    O.A.R. Summer Tour 24 with special guest Fitz and the Tantrums

    O.A.R. has had quite the ride since forming in 1996 and haven’t really slowed down. Supporting its 10th studio album, O.A.R. visits The Rooftop July 25th and 26th. Doors at 5 p.m.—show starts at 6 p.m.

    Sad Summer Festival

    Fans are in for a good time when this pop-punk sprint hits The Rooftop on the afternoon of Thursday, August 1:

    • Mayday Parade
    • The Maine
    • The Wonder Years
    • We the Kings
    • Real Friends
    • Knuckle Puck
    • Hot Milk
    • Daisy Grenade
    • Diva Bleach

    Doors at 1 p.m.—show starts at 2 p.m.

    Anjunabeats

    In a return to The Rooftop at Pier 17, Anjunabeats Outdoors is set to be the soundtrack of a Saturday party at 3 p.m. on August 3.

    Andrew Bird with Amadou and Mariam

    The doors for Andrew Bird open at 6 p.m. Support from Amadou and Mariam should kick off the show at 7 p.m. It’s sure to be a memorable Friday night for fans this summer.

    Taking Back Sunday

    Recently celebrating 20 years as a band, Taking Back Sunday has embarked on a North American tour with Citizen. The shows on August 17th and 18th start at 7 p.m. with doors at 6 p.m.

    Sublime with Rome

    This farewell tour will be bittersweet, and The Rooftop stop will be no exception. In addition to the 2023 EP, Sublime is leaving fans the parting gift of this show on August 24. Doors at 5 p.m.—show starts at 6 p.m.

    Past Seaport Summer Concert Series performers

    Many performers have taken the stage for the Seaport Summer Concert Series. Here are some noteworthy acts from recent years:

    • Billy Eilish
    • Passion Pit
    • The Lonely Island
    • The Maine
    • The Lumineers
    • Bob Moses
    • Avril Lavigne

    Lounge options at the Seaport Summer Concert Series

    The Grey Goose Terrace and Heineken Silver Zone will be two of the lounge options on the deck of The Rooftop for the 2024 Summer Concert Series. The Chase Sapphire Reserve® Lounge at The Bar at Lawn Club is another option available if you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card or J.P. Morgan Reserve® credit card. This venue offers seasonal cocktails, exclusive menu items, a dedicated seating area, games and phone chargers.

    Check out all the benefits and other Chase Sapphire experiences available to cardholders.

    *Events/artists are subject to change

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