Dates run through October 3 when R.E.M. are set to perform. Other artists filling in the blanks include Jewel, Mariah Carey, Train, Beyonce Knowles, Annie Lennox, Ashanti, Shania Twain, LL Cool J, Amy Grant, Alan Jackson, Michelle Branch, and Sting. Additional performers will be announced throughout the season.

The concerts are free to those willing to get up early enough and catch their favorite artist. The gigs are broadcast live during “Today,” which airs between 7-10 a.m., Eastern Time. Most of the performances will take place on Friday, although there are a couple of Thursday gigs on the books.