Yo Yo Ma Kicks Off SummerStage Concert Series

By Ben Fractenberg on June 7, 2011 6:33pm | Updated on June 7, 2011 7:47pm

Yo Yo Ma is kicking off the 2011 SummerStage series with a show in Central Park on June 7.
Yo Yo Ma is kicking off the 2011 SummerStage series with a show in Central Park on June 7.
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By Ben Fractenberg

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

CENTRAL PARK — SummerStage kicks off Tuesday night with a performance by Yo Yo Ma on the Central Park main stage.

The "Night at the Caravanserai: Tales of Wonder" show starts at 6:30 p.m. and also features special guests including vocalist Bobby McFerrin. The main stage is located in the center of the park near 72nd Street.

Free form jazz/rock band Medeski Martin and Wood are set to perform on the main stage June 11 and indie rock instrumentalists Ratatat play the space on July 13th.

Hip-hop legends Rakim and Funkmaster Flex play the stage on August 21st.

Check out the Summer Stage website for a full listing of shows throughout the city.

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