Good Morning America Summer Concert Series 2012

Robin Thicke, No Doubt, Brad Paisley, Counting Crows, Demi Lovato, The Wanted, Neon Trees and LMFAO Among the Hot, Chart-Topping Acts to Perform

ABC News

“Good Morning America,” in partnership with Pepsi, today announced its sizzling 2012 Summer Concert Series lineup with an exciting mix of pop, rock, country and nostalgia acts, the biggest names in music around.

From the hit rock band No Doubt, to multi-platinum singer Demi Lovato, to pop sensations The Wanted, to country superstar Brad Paisley, all-time favorites such as Counting Crows and The Beach Boys, there is something for everyone. Plus, the alternative rock band Neon Trees and the hip-hop band LMFAO with their hit song, “Party Rock Anthem,” are sure to get everybody “shufflin’” this summer.

“GMA’s Summer Concert Series” kicks off with the Ultimate Party in the Park on May 25 with Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and “Duets” judge Robin Thicke.

Concert Schedule:

May 25: Robin Thicke and Ellie Goulding (#GMAParty)

June 1: Brad Paisley (#GMABrad)

June 8: Counting Crows (#GMACountingCrows)

June 15: Beach Boys (#GMABeachBoys)

June 22: Mary J. Blige (#GMAMaryJBlige)


July 6: Demi Lovato (#GMADemi)

July 13: Luke Bryan (#GMALukeBryan)

July 20: Karmin and Dragonette (#GMAParty)

July 27: No Doubt (#GMANoDoubt)

August 3: Ne-Yo (#GMANeYo)

August 10: OneRepublic (#GMAOneRepublic)

August 17: Neon Trees (#GMANeonTrees)

August 24: The Wanted (#GMATheWanted)

August 31: Backstreet Boys (#GMABackstreet)

Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park

The Summer Concert Series returns for the fourth year to the Rumsey Playfield in New York City's Central Park, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday.

The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Pepsi Co. Pepsi’s new global campaign captures a mindset and focuses on inspiring and inviting consumers to “Live For Now.”  In partnership with “GMA,” Pepsi will be bringing consumers exciting “Now Moments” in music and entertainment across the summer. The level of talent and excitement created by the concert series will put consumers in the center of what is happening in music now.

Viewers interested in joining "GMA" in Central Park are encouraged to arrive at Rumsey Playfield via the 72nd street entrance on Fifth Avenue at 6:00am when the park opens to the public.


All concerts are free and open to the public and will take place live during "Good Morning America," Fridays from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Dates and additional acts will be announced throughout the summer. 

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