The good news: Free concerts featuring a wide range of artists including the boy-band trifecta of New Kids on the Block/98 Degrees/Boys II Men, One Direction, Michael Buble, Maroon 5, Chris Brown,and many more.
The bad news: You have to get up really early. Shows start at 7:00 A.M.
The Today Show features morning concerts throughout the year, but the schedule really heats up in the summer. The 2013 Today Show Toyota Summer Concert Series will take place Friday mornings (and on some special additional dates as indicated in the schedule below) on the plaza at Rockefeller Center (between 49th and 50th St. near 5th Ave.). The Friday shows start at 7:00 A.M., but plan to arrive no later than 6:00 A.M. if you want a decent view. Viewing is on a first-come, first-served basis.
2013 NBC Today Show Free Summer Concert Schedule
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 7:00 A.M.– fun (special concert at the Jersey Shore)
FRIDAY, MAY 31, 7:00 A.M.– New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees, and Boys II Men
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 7:00 A.M.– Lionel Richie
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 7:00 A.M. – Maroon 5
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 7:00 A.M.– Hunter Hayes
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 7:00 A.M. – Philip Phillips
FRIDAY, JULY 5, 7:00 A.M. – John Mayer
FRIDAY, JULY 12, 7:00 A.M. – Ed Sheeran
FRIDAY, JULY 19, 7:00 A.M. – Fall Out Boy
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 7:00 A.M. – Train
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 7:00 A.M. – The Band Perry
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 7:00 A.M. – Michael Buble
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 7:00 A.M. – One Direction
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 7:00 A.M. – Chris Brown
You can RSVP for concerts and invite friends on Facebook.
See the 2013 Good Morning America Summer Concert Series schedule.