Raphael Saadiq, Aloe Blacc, TK Wonder, and Vikter Duplaix Bring the Magic to SummerStage

If you missed our annual SummerStage show this past Saturday or just want to relive it with us, check out what the digerati caught after the jump. Stay tuned for gorgeous pics, shot by our photographer, and thanks to everyone who came out to support and make it another memorable, jam-packed, at-capacity, sweaty and sexy SummerStage!

“It’s great to see a master at the top of his game and with a back catalogue as rich and deep as Raphael Saadiq’s, Giant Step struck gold with their SummerStage headline act yesterday… Saadiq’s standing as one of America’s best performers is secure.” -Shook Magazine

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Giant Step’s SummerStage Picks

SummerStage (NYC) is here with the season and as usual, tons of great artists are lined up to play in the park. We’ve selected some choice options for you, because alas we cannot all be everywhere at once. After the jump, check out the full line-up along with some videos of our favorites.

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Giant Step Resident 48: Summertime

6By Mawuse Ziegbe

Monday morning I woke up in a rumpled tank top with my cell phone plastered onto the side of my face, an ache in my thighs, and vodka sloshing through my veins. This level of abject foolishness means only one thing: summertime! It’s July but for a lot of New Yorkers making do with a pittance of sunshine, summer has just only begun. But even through a completely soaked June, some of us kept our dispositions on the sunny tip like singer Miz Metro. She premiered her bubbly video “Trashion” – a montage of her flouncing about the LES – at her recent SOB’s mixtape release party. While her fussy outfits and re-purposed Metro Card accessories evoke a street artist/trustafarian trying to “find herself,” her music is actually warm and effortless. Toasty soul from zany white chicks is usually pretty fun.

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