ABC News 'Good Morning America' Kicks-Off 2018 Summer Concert Series with Liam Payne and J Balvin on Tuesday, May 15...

May 02, 2018

ABC News 'Good Morning America' Kicks-Off 2018 Summer Concert Series with Liam Payne and J Balvin on Tuesday, May 15...

The 16-Week Series Features Live Performances from SummerStage in the Iconic Central Park in New York City 

Full Summer Lineup Available at 

ABC News’ “Good Morning America” announced its 2018 Summer Concert Series lineup this morning packed with the hottest names in music.  This year the series kicks-off on Tuesday, May 15 with global superstars Liam Payne and J Balvin  taking the stage together for the first time to perform their new hit single “Familiar” and more of their own international hits.  

Each week “GMA” will be rocking New York City’s Central Park with the world’s most talented artists including Halsey, Pitbull, Bebe Rexha, G-Eazy; international sensations Camila Cabello, Luis Fonsi, Alesso; R&B superstar NE-YO, multi-platinum groups Backstreet Boys, The Chainsmokers, Florence + the Machine; top-selling rock band Fall Out Boy; chart-topping duo Sting and Shaggy; platinum-selling country star Kelsea Ballerini and an in-studio performance by soul singer Leon Bridges.  From Grammy® Award winners to Billboard® chart-toppers, “GMA” will be sizzling all summer. The 2018 Summer Concert Series is sponsored by King’s Hawaiian. 

Starting today, GMA fans don’t have to wait to hear their favorite artists. They can jam out to the GMA Summer Concert Series playlist available now on Spotify. The playlist features hits from all the artists in the 2018 Summer Concert Series lineup. Check it out.

The 2018 Summer Concert Series returns for the tenth year to Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, home of SummerStage, where music’s biggest names will perform live on Fridays. All concerts are free to the public and will take place live during "Good Morning America," from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. ET. Information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park can be found with the full line-up on

May 15 – Liam Payne and J Balvin – #LIAMonGMA and #JBALVINonGMA 

May 25 – Sting and Shaggy - #STINGonGMA and #SHAGGYonGMA 

June 1 – Halsey - #HALSEYonGMA 

June 8 – NE-YO - #NEYOonGMA 

June 15 – Pitbull- #PITBULLonGMA 

June 22 – Bebe Rexha - #BEBEREXHAonGMA 

June 29 – Florence + the Machine - #FLORENCEonGMA 

July 6 – G-Eazy - #GEAZYonGMA 

July 13 – Backstreet Boys - #BACKSTREETBOYSonGMA 

July 20 – Camila Cabello - #CAMILAonGMA 

July 27 – Fall Out Boy - #FALLOUTBOYonGMA 

August 3 – Kelsea Ballerini - #KELSEAonGMA 

August 10 – The Chainsmokers - #CHAINSMOKERSonGMA 

August 17 – Leon Bridges – IN STUDIO   - #LEONBRIDGESonGMA 

August 24 – Luis Fonsi - #LUISFONSIonGMA 

August 31 – Alesso - #ALESSOonGMA

About Good Morning America:

The Emmy Award-winning morning news program is anchored by Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Michael Strahan, Lara Spencer, Amy Robach and Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist. The morning news program airs live MONDAY-FRIDAY (7:00-9:00 a.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.

About King’s Hawaiian:

Founded more than 60 years ago in Hilo, Hawaii, by Robert R. Taira, KING'S HAWAIIAN is a family-owned business that for three generations has been dedicated to providing irresistible, original recipe Hawaiian foods made with Aloha Spirit. A priority for the company is sharing the Hawaiian Way – a uniquely Hawaiian approach to hospitality based on graciousness, generosity, and a commitment to making everyone feel a part of the KING'S HAWAIIAN 'ohana' (extended family). KING'S HAWAIIAN makes the #1 branded dinner roll in the United States, along with other great Hawaiian foods including barbecue sauce. The company operates baking facilities in Torrance, California, and Oakwood, Georgia. For more information visit the company's website at, "Like" KING'S HAWAIIAN on Facebook and Follow KING'S HAWAIIAN on Twitter.



Apr 27, 2018

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Apr 27, 2018

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