Entries tagged with: Martin Luther King concert series
Public Enemy at ATP NJ in 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
In addition to the Seaside Summer Concert Series, Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz also presents the Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series, which takes place at Wingate Field (on Brooklyn Ave between Rutland Rd and Winthrop St) this summer with free shows every Monday from July 16 to August 20. All shows begin at 7:30 PM.
Among the shows announced for this year's series is Public Enemy and Salt-N-Pepa on July 30 (!) and New Edition members Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant (as 'Heads of State') on August 6. Full lineup below...
And like he does in Coney Island, Marty Markowitz also brings free concerts to Brooklyn's Wingate Field each summer. The 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series happens every Monday through August 22. The first one, on July 11th, will feature Maze with Frankie Beverly. The entire lineup, mystery guest included, and more info is below....
The 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series performances are held Monday nights 7:30 pm at Wingate Field, entrances on Brooklyn Avenue (Rutland Road and Winthrop Street.)
2008, Wingate Field, Brooklyn, NYThese FREE shows are in Brooklyn, NY (map below).
July 14 - sweet summer soul w/ The O'Jays and The Manhattans with Gerald Alston & Blue Lovett
July 21 - "mystery night" - "a legend performs in Brooklyn"
July 28 - annual gospel night w/ Mary Mary, Tye Tribbett and Greater Anointing, and Ricky Dillard & New Generation
Aug 04 - an evening w/ Erykah Badu
Aug 11 - Jill Scott & Estelle
Aug 18 - Caribbean night w/ Beres Hammond, The Mighty Sparrow, and Bunji Garlin & Asylum
Aug 25 - an evening with Patti LaBelle
Lauryn Hill played Wingate Field last summer.
Erykah Badu recently played Radio City Music Hall. All Erykah tour dates below.....