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'Good Morning America' announces sizzling summer concert lineup

by jmaloni

Press release

Fri, Apr 26th 2013 05:10 pm

Mariah Carey kicks off 15 weeks of live concerts on "GMA" Friday, May 24

Live performances every Friday morning from the Rumsey Playfield in New York City's Central Park

ABC News' "Good Morning America" has announced its 2013 summer concert series lineup, featuring an eclectic mix of hot names in music. Fans of every kind of music will find a favorite performer in "GMA's" summer of concerts, with music from the worlds of pop, soul, country and hip-hop, plus all the chart-topping, biggest names in music - from mega-stars Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Alicia Keys, to pop sensations Demi Lovato, The Wanted, Selena Gomez, OneRepublic, Pitbull and Carly Rae Jepsen; from country superstar Kenny Chesney and R&B artist Ne-Yo, to famed soul artist John Legend; from hot breakout acts including the British girl band Little Mix and pop rock band Emblem3, to alternative rockers Imagine Dragons; plus Seattle hip-hop stars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

"GMA's Summer Concert Series" kicks off on May 24 with Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time. She will perform her new single from her upcoming album.

This first concert will be a free, ticketed event.

The concert series returns for the fifth year to the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, where music's biggest names will perform live every Friday. All concerts are free to the public and will take place live during "Good Morning America," Fridays from 7-9 a.m.. For information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park, click on the "GMA" website at www.gmaconcerts.com.

Concert schedule:

May 24 -- Mariah Carey -- #GMAMariah

May 31 -- Pitbull -- #GMAPitbull

June 7 -- Little Mix and Emblem3 -- #GMALittleMix / #GMAEmblem3

June 14 -- Carly Rae Jepsen -- #GMACarlyRae

June 21 -- John Legend -- #GMALegend

June 28 -- Demi Lovato -- #GMADemi

July 5 -- Imagine Dragons -- #GMADragons

July 12 -- OneRepublic -- #GMAOneRepublic

July 19 -- Jennifer Lopez -- #GMAJLo

July 26 -- Selena Gomez -- #GMASelena

Aug. 2 -- Ne-Yo -- #GMANeYo

Aug. 9 -- Kenny Chesney -- #GMAKenny

Aug. 16 -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- #GMAMacklemore

Aug. 23 -- The Wanted -- #GMATheWanted

Aug. 30 -- Alicia Keys -- #AliciaGMA

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