7. SummerStage at Central Park
From 3 to 7 pm, enjoy the free SummerStage at Central Park concert, hosted by the City Parks Foundation. The July 3rd performance at Rumsey Playfield features famous Nigerian artist King Sunny Adé, whose musical career has spanned 35 years. Following SummerStage, Adé will be touring 30 cities in the United States and Canada for the first time since 2009. Other acts performing at the concert are Orlando Julius and the Afro Soundz, who popularized Afro-pop beginning in the ’60s, and Philadelphia-based DJ Rich Medina. Doors to the show open at 2 pm.