Mad. Sq. Music: Oval Lawn Series

Photograph: Michael Kirby
Madison Square Park
Wednesday July 17 2013 19:00
You'll want to bring a picnic blanket to the 11th season of Madison Square Park's outdoor concert series—the Fatty Crew (that's restaurant trifecta Fatty Crab, Fatty Cue and Pig & Khao) will be dishing out some of their famous fare. Hosting a wide range of musical acts, the summer-long series kicks off with the folksy Suzanne Vega (June 19), followed by the clarinet-led Anat Cohen Quartet (June 26), bluegrass band the Grascals with eclectic collective Joy Kills Sorrow (July 3), jazz singer Rene Marie (July 10), cellist Ben Sollee (July 17), the Cuban-bred Dafnis Prieto Sextet with the Yosvany Terry Quintet (July 24), kooky folk star Erin McKeown with indie-poppers Lake Street Dive (July 31) and Big Easy natives Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk (Aug 7).
Venue name: Madison Square Park
Address: 23rd St to 26th St between Fifth and Madison Aves
New York
Opening hours: Daily 24hrs
Transport: Subway: N, R, 6 to 23rd St