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Sep 08 2023

2023 Today Show Citi FREE Concert Series Calendar

Spring through Autumn

At the Rockefeller Center Plaza, by the Rink, between 49th and 50th Street and between 5th and 6th Avenues

If you love music and live in the Big Apple, you’re in luck! The Citi Concert Series on TODAY is back with a stellar line-up of amazing artists who will rock the TODAY Plaza in Rockefeller Center. You can enjoy these free concerts all summer long, from May to September 2023. Whether you’re into pop, rock, country, rap or anything in between, there’s something for everyone in this series. You can see the full list of performers at TODAY.com/Concerts and sign up for concert alerts to stay updated on any changes. You can also request Fan Passes to get closer to your favorite stars on the show. But don’t worry if you miss out on those, you can still join the General Admission line and have a blast. The Citi Concert Series on TODAY is part of TODAY’s commitment to bring you joy and entertainment every morning. So don’t miss this chance to see some of the hottest acts in music live on the TODAY Plaza!

As we’ve stated in past years, concerts usually begin very early in the morning and some folk will show up hours and hours ahead of time just for a chance at the experience.

Here’s a partial list of what’s in store. We say partial since there’ll be more additions to come.

Friday, May 12

Jonas Brothers

Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas known for their hit songs “S.O.S.”, “Burnin’ Up”, “Sucker” and “What a Man Gotta Do”
Nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2020

Friday, June 2 

Big Time Rush

A boy band that originated from a Nickelodeon TV series of the same name.
Composed of four members: Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos Pena Jr. and Logan Henderson.
Released three studio albums and had a worldwide tour in 2014.

Friday, June 9 

Niall Horan

A singer-songwriter and former member of One Direction.
Launched his solo career in 2016 with the single “This Town”.
Released two solo albums: “Flicker” in 2017 and “Heartbreak Weather” in 2020.

Thursday, June 15 

Chance the Rapper

A rapper, singer, songwriter and activist from Chicago.
Known for his mixtapes “Acid Rap”, “Coloring Book” and “The Big Day”.
Won three Grammy Awards in 2017, including Best Rap Album.

Friday, June 23 

Kim Petras

A German pop singer and songwriter.
Famous for her songs like “I Don’t Want It at All”, “Heart to Break” and “Malibu”.
Considered a trailblazer for transgender representation in music.

Friday, June 30 

Karol G

A Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter.
One of the leading female artists in Latin urban music.
Won a Latin Grammy Award in 2018 for Best New Artist.

Wednesday, July 5 


South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment through a reality show in 2015 consisting of nine members: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu.
Known for their catchy songs like “TT”, “Likey”, “Fancy” and “I Can’t Stop Me”.

Friday, July 14

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley is an American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has released twelve studio albums and won three Grammy Awards. He is known for his humorous and often patriotic songs, such as “Ticks”, “Online”, “Alcohol”, and “American Saturday Night.

Friday, July 21 

Dan + Shay

A country pop duo composed of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney.
Released four studio albums and won four Grammy Awards.
Collaborated with Justin Bieber on the song “10,000 Hours” in 2019.

Friday, July 28 

Renée Rapp

A Broadway actress and singer who played Regina George in “Mean Girls: The Musical”.
Won the 2018 Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress.
Released her debut single “Tatoos” in 2022.

Friday, August 11 

Kelsea Ballerini

A country pop singer and songwriter.
Debuted in 2015 with the album “The First Time” and had three consecutive number one singles on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.
Nominated for two Grammy Awards and won an ACM Award for New Female Vocalist of the Year in 2016.

Friday, August 18

Jon Batiste

Jon Batiste is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, bandleader, and television personality who is the leader of the band Stay Human and the former musical director of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He is also an Oscar-winning film composer for Pixar’s Soul and a Grammy-winning artist for his album We Are.

Friday, August 25

Becky G

Becky G is an American singer and actress who rose to fame in 2011 by posting cover videos of popular songs online. She is known for her Latin pop and reggaeton hits, such as “Mayores”, “Sin Pijama”, and “Arranca”

Friday, September 1

Darius Rucker

A country singer and former lead vocalist of Hootie & the Blowfish.
Released seven solo albums and had nine number one singles on the Billboard Country charts.
Won a Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance in 2014 for “Wagon Wheel”

Friday, September 8

Olivia Rodrigo


Friday, September 22

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson is an American singer and TV personality who won the first season of American Idol in 2002 and became one of the best-selling pop artists of the 2000s. She is known for her powerful vocals and hit songs, such as “Since U Been Gone”, “Stronger”, and “My Life Would Suck Without You”.

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