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The Hottest Chart Topping Acts in the Country Perform, Including No Doubt, Brad Paisley,

Counting Crows, Demi Lovato, The Wanted, Neon Trees and LMFAO


Live Performances Every Friday Morning from the Rumsey Playfield in New York City’s Central Park



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ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” in partnership with Pepsi, 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. There is something for everyone, from hit rock band No Doubt to multi-platinum singer Demi Lovato, to pop sensations The Wanted, to country superstar Brad Paisley, to all-time favorites such as Counting Crows and The Beach Boys – plus, the alternative rock band Neon Trees and the hip-hop band LMFAO with their “Party Rock Anthem” to get “everybody shuffling” this summer.


The 2012 Summer Concert Series returns for the fourth year to the Rumsey Playfield in Central Park, where music’s biggest names will perform live every Friday. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Pepsi. Pepsi’s partnership with “GMA” is an extension of the brand’s newly launched global campaign “Live for Now,” which invites and inspires consumers to live in the moment. Throughout the concert series, Pepsi will be creating exciting moments in music and entertainment, bringing consumers to the center of what is happening now.


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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. For more information on how to attend a summer concert in Central Park, click on the “GMA” web site at


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.


May 25 – Robin Thicke (#GMARobinThicke)

June 1 – Brad Paisley (#GMABrad)

June 8 – Counting Crows (#GMACountingCrows)

June 15 – Beach Boys (#GMABeachBoys)

June 22 – Mary J Blige (#GMAMaryJBlige)

June 29 – LMFAO (#GMAlmfao)

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)


About Good Morning America:

The Emmy Award-winning morning news program, featuring the anchor team of Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion, Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott, airs live Monday through Friday from 7:00-9:00 a.m., ET on the ABC Television Network. Tom Cibrowski is the senior executive producer of ABC’s “Good Morning America.”


About PepsiCo:

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo’s people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo’s promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit


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