New York’s Pier 17 Announces 2019 Summer Rooftop Concert Schedule: Greensky Bluegrass, Ringo Starr, & More

first_imgThe Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City will reopen for its second year of live music when its Summer Concert Series returns on May 19th. The venue, which is operated in partnership with Live Nation, will kick off its season of concerts when Passion Pit delivers two nights of music as part of their Manners 10th Anniversary Tour on May 19th and 21st.Some of the other artists who were mentioned in Monday’s initial seasonal lineup announce also includes emerging indie-pop singer Billie Eilish (6/18); Steve Miller Band & Marty Stuart (7/24); The Struts (7/27); Ben Folds & Violent Femmes (8/1); Greensky Bluegrass (8/2); Rebelution (8/3); Papa Roach (8/11); Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band (8/18); a pair of shows from Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (8/26-8/27); and Thievery Corporation set to close the schedule out on Oct. 11th.Related: STS9 Wows New York With Gorgeous Performance At The Newly Opened Pier 17 More artists and events are expected to be announced as spring and summer months draw closer, so fans around the New York area should be on the lookout for more news from the relatively new venue.Pier 17 became New York City’s latest concert venue when it opened last August courtesy of a free show from Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings. The 3,400-capacity, 1.5-acre rooftop venue provides attendees with a panoramic view of some of the city’s most picturesque landmarks, including the Brooklyn Bridge and Empire State Building.Tickets to the 2019 Summer Concert Series will become available for purchase beginning this Friday, March 1st at 10 a.m. ET. Fans can head over to the Pier 17 website for more information on all of this year’s announced shows. Fans can also check out the full schedule of announced shows in the listing below.The Rooftop at Pier 17 2019 Concert ScheduleMay 19 + 21 – Passion PitMay 25 – Walk Off The EarthJune 11 – SiriusXM The Pulse Presents: The Mighty O.A.R. with American Authors and HuntertonesJune 15 – GRITS & BISCUITS BLOCK PARTYJune 18 – Billie EilishJune 21 – The Lonely IslandJune 22 – Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: SlushiiJuly 19 – Iration – Live From Paradise! with Pepper, Fortunate Youth and KatastroJuly 20 – OneRepublicJuly 24 – Steve Miller Band & Marty StuartJuly 27 – The StrutsAug. 1 – Ben Folds & Violent FemmesAugust 2 – Greensky BluegrassAug. 3 – RebelutionAug. 6 – Stray CatsAug. 11 – Papa RoachAug. 18 – Ringo Starr and His All-Starr BandAug. 24 – SqueezeAug. 26 + 27 – Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Trombone Shorty & Orleans AvenueSept. 14 + 15 – Shakey Graves & Dr. DogOct. 11 – Thievery CorporationView 2019 Pier 17 Concerts[H/T Billboard]last_img read more

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