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SummerStage adds 4 Coney Island shows (one with Slick Rick, EPMD & more)

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Slick Rick (photo by Isaac Brekken)

It was revealed earlier this month that the City Parks Foundation (the people behind SummerStage) and Globe Star Media-N-Entertainment saved the free concert series that happen in Coney Island and Wingate Park. The Wingate Park series wrapped up yesterday (8/22), and the Coney Island series was announced today.

The series includes four shows happening in September at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, and the shows are also part of the ongoing 2017 SummerStage season. All shows go from 7-10 PM and all are FREE. The schedule looks like this:

  • 9/8: Marsha Ambrosius, Ro James
  • 9/9: Freddie Jackson, Angie Stone
  • 9/15: Shirley Caesar, Damien Sneed
  • 9/17: EPMD, Slick Rick, Black Moon, Smif N Wessun

As for the rest of SummerStage’s remaining schedule, one major highlight is Valerie June in Central Park on August 27.

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