Lovers of diverse entertainment will fall head over heels for the 2014 SummerStage Festival, which runs from now through the end of August. It made its auspicious debut all the way back in 1986 with concerts held only in Central Park. Today, you can also catch quality acts almost every day until almost Labor Day at over a dozen parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and The Bronx. Most of the more than 100 music, dance and theater performances are free. There are a handful of benefits that charge an admission of anywhere from $30 to $50, including Conor Oberst and Dawes on July 29, Gavin DeGrawm + Matt Nathanson + Andrew McMahon on August 13 and The Fania All-Stars on August 24. All of these shows are being staged in Central Park. As for the free SummerStage Festival events, there are a ton of them. Hereâ€™s a taste of what you can expect to see (and hear) in July and August. Performing at Queensbridge Park in Queens is Ismael Miranda and Rebel Tumbao (July 15), J Holiday (July 16), Mobb Deep (July 17), Harambee Dance Company (July 18) and Queens Family Day: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra + Rashida Bumbray + Michael Mossman & Copland Jazz (July 20). Central Park will be hosting Chronixx & the Zincfence Redemption + Junior Reid + The Rice and Peas Crew (July 26), The Rock Steady Crew (July 27) and John Leguizamo's â€œGhetto Klownâ€ (July 28). And at Marcus Garvey Park in Manhattan, the lineup features Joe (August 12), Bobby Sanabria (August 13) and The Harlem Dance Caravan (August 15). Get the full Festival schedule, complete with times and locations at www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/concerts/summerstage-festival.html.