GMA Concerts

GMA Summer Concert Series in Central Park

2016 marks the 8th year that ABC's Good Morning America hosts its Friday Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.

Doors open at 6AM. Concerts air live on the "Good Morning America" show from 7 - 9AM.  

All concerts are free and open to the public.

2016 Concert Schedule

May 20 – Ariana Grande (#ArianaOnGMA)

May 27 – Flo Rida (#FloRidaOnGMA)

June 3 – Pitbull (#PitbullOnGMA)

June 10 – Iggy Azalea (#IggyOnGMA)

June 17 – Demi Lovato (#DemiOnGMA)

June 24 – Brad Paisley (#PaisleyOnGMA)

July 1 – Blink 182 (#Blink182onGMA)

July 8 – Kenny Chesney (#ChesneyOnGMA)

**July 15 – Elle Kiing (#ElleKingOnGMA) *Will take place in Times Square

July 22 – Sia (#SiaOnGMA)

July 29 – James Bay (#JamesBayOnGMA)

August 5 – X Ambassadors (#XAmbassadorsOnGMA)

August 12 – Keith Urban (#KeithUrbanOnGMA)

August 19 – Kelsea Ballerini - Will be located in Times Square

August 26 – Jason Aldean (#AldeanOnGMA)

September 2 – Jason Derulo (#DeruloOnGMA)

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How to Attend a Summer Concert

Concerts will require tickets in advance for entry. Tickets will be available closer to the performance date and fans should check back for more information on how to obtain free tickets.

**The Elle King concert (6/15) will be held in their Times Square studio.

Concerts are free and open to the public and will take place live during "Good Morning America," Fridays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET.

Viewers interested in joining "GMA" in Central Park are encouraged to arrive at Rumsey Playfield via the 72nd street entrance on Fifth Avenue at 6:00 a.m. when the park opens to the public.

Due to limited capacity, these concerts are a free, ticketed event. You must show your printed Ticketmaster receipt to enter Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield. Maximum of four tickets allowed per request. Tickets are free of charge. 

Information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park can be found with the full line-up on

Check this site for tickets: Tickets usually become available approximately one week prior to the event. Your picture ID and the name on the ticket must match.

Backpacks and bags are not permitted in the venue.

See more at the GMA site here.

Helpful SummerStage Tips to Know Before You Go:

-Enter the park at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue - Please arrive at 6AM.

-Depending on the show, bleacher seating may be available

-Tickets not required for free events but space is limited

Not Permitted at SummerStage: Alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, cans, coolers, flash photography, SLR cameras, video cameras, tape recorders, professional camera gear, chairs, skateboards, bikes, rollerblades, pets, beach umbrellas.

All bags are subject to search.

The distribution or sale of unauthorized promotional materials is not permitted.

The telephone number for wheelchairs and accessibility is (212)-360-2789



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