Press release from ABC News, May 9, 2017:
ABC News’ “Good Morning America” announced its 2017 Summer Concert Series lineup this morning, loaded with a wide array of award-winning, chart-topping artists. Every Friday morning beginning on May 19, New York City’s Central Park will be rocking with music’s hottest names such as Lady Antebellum, The Chainsmokers, Big Sean and Linkin Park; international pop sensations Zedd and Alessia Cara; country megastars Little Big Town, Eric Church, and Florida Georgia Line; R&B superstars Jason Derulo, Fifth Harmony and more. Whether it’s a multi-platinum group, Grammy® Award winner or nominee, Billboard® chart-topper or bestselling artist that’s rocking the stage, this summer on “GMA” will be sizzling. The 2017 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by King’s Hawaiian.
The series kicks off on May 19 with award-winning punk-rock band Green Day. They have been rocking the airwaves for decades and are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time with more than 75 million records sold worldwide. The group has won five Grammy® Awards and in 2015 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The trio, which is currently on its Revolution Radio World Tour, will perform songs from its most recent #1 album Revolution Radio live for the GMA Central Park audience and viewers.
This summer will be even hotter for one lucky “GMA” viewer. “Good Morning America” and King’s Hawaiian are giving viewers an opportunity to win a block party in their hometown featuring a performance by country superstar Dierks Bentley. For information on how to enter please visit: goodmorningamerica.com/blockparty
The 2017 Summer Concert Series returns for the ninth year to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, home of SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live on Fridays. All concerts are free to the public (note: the Chainsmokers concert will be a free, ticketed event) and will take place live during “Good Morning America,” from 7:00–9:00 a.m. EDT. Information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park can be found with the full line-up on gmaconcerts.com.
May 19 – Green Day (#GreenDayOnGMA)
May 26 – Florida Georgia Line & Nelly (#FGLonGMA and #NellyOnGMA)
June 2 – Fifth Harmony (#FifthHarmonyOnGMA)
June 9 – The Chainsmokers (#ChainsmokersOnGMA)
June 16 – The Lumineers (#LumineersOnGMA)
June 23 – Little Big Town (#LittleBigTownOnGMA)
June 30 – Bebe Rexha – in-studio (#BebeOnGMA)
July 7 – Big Sean (#BigSeanOnGMA)
July 14 – Lady Antebellum (#LadyAOnGMA)
July 21 – Zedd featuring Alessia Cara (#ZeddOnGMA and #AlessiaOnGMA)
July 28 – Imagine Dragons (#ImagineDragonsOnGMA)
August 4 – Linkin Park (#LinkinParkOnGMA)
August 11 – Bleachers (#BleachersOnGMA)
August 18 – Eric Church (#EricChurchOnGMA)
August 25 – Paramore (#ParamoreOnGMA)
September 1 – Jason Derulo (#DeruloOnGMA)