New York's Central Park SummerStage has several names on the bill to headline. The festival that will start June 8 has announced early lineup such as Common, The Decemberists, Television, Neko Case and Cassandra Wilson.
Rapper Common, soul singer Joss Stone and Ryan Shaw will perform June 8. Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson will be the opening act on June 15 night while Television plays the next day along with Dragons Of Zynth. The New Pornographer's Neko Case will get her slot on July 20.
Not all about music, the festival also features stand up comedy by Dave Attell on June 22 and a screening of film on July 29. The screening will present "Wild Style", a movie about hip-hop submergence in the South Bronx.
Entry to this event will be free except for June 8 and July 16 shows. Tickets to the two dates will benefit Summerstage other free dates. More complete lineups will be announced in mid-May.