Summertime in New York City is one of the hottest places in the world to catch some great live music. No matter the style of music you listen to, New York has some incredible venues. From the small intimate jazz clubs to the massive concert thrown in Madison Square Garden or outside in Central Park it promises to be a great summer of music throughout the city. Here are some of the best New York City concerts this summer, make sure you check them out.
Dave Matthews Band
The Dave Matthews Band was formed back in 1991 in Charlottesville, when lead singer Dave Matthews put some of his music on tape. He brought in some other musicians to give the songs more depth and little did he know what would follow. In the more than 20 years the Dave Matthews band has been around they have become one of the biggest selling touring artists. The live shows are incredible and with the release of the 9th studio album this tour promises to be the best one yet. Check out their live show.
New England Symphonic Ensemble
For a taste of some classical music head over to Carnegie Hall where the New England Symphonic Ensemble will play two nights at this incredible venue. The orchestra is directed by world renowned Canadian Violinist Dr Preston Hawes and it they have performed all over the globe. The orchestra provides a venue for the experienced and novice musicians alike and their performances are incredible. If you have never been to Carnegie Hall then you definitely want to add this to your must see summer concert experience.
One of the most incredible and iconic singers of her generation, Ms Franklin was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has an incredible catalogue of music. She paved the way for most of the female singers you listen to on the radio today. Hitting the stage for more than 60 years this diva still has it. Dubbed the “Queen of Soul” Aretha is one of the greatest singers you will ever have the pleasure of hearing. This is definitely a concert you don’t want to miss.
Come and check out one of the most successful artist in the history of Latin Music. Luis Miguel got his start in music at a very your age by winning his first Grammy at the age of 14. Since then he hasn’t looked back and has tried almost every musical style under the sun. This tour is to support his latest studio album !Mexico Por Siempre! The album has had 2 tracks hit #1 on the Billboard Mexican Album charts and this show is guaranteed to have you dancing in your seat.