Rakim at West 147 in 2011 (more by Brook Bobbins)
In addition to the Seaside Summer Concert series, Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz also presents the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series at Wingate Field (Brooklyn Ave between Rutland Rd and Winthrop St), and that series is also returning this summer with free shows every Monday at 7:30 from July 15 to August 19.
Shows this year include Rakim, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, and Chubb Rock (7/22), Gladys Knight with the O'Jays (8/19), and more. Full lineup below...
Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series -- 2013 Lineup
July 15 - Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, Joe
July 22 - Rakim, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Chubb Rock
July 29 - Marvin Sapp, Israel Haughton and the New Breed, Christian Cultural Center Choir
August 5 - Morgan Heritage, The Kes Band, Mighty Sparrow
August 12 - Toni Braxton
August 19 - Gladys Knight, O'Jays