2008-07-31 / Arts & Entertainment

Free Summer Music Concerts In Brooklyn


Free Monday concerts enter their 26th summer at another exciting edition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series at Wingate Field.

This year, the star-studded lineup continues through August 25.

•August 4 — An evening with Erykah Badu

•August 11 — Jill Scott and Estelle.

•August 18 – Caribbean Night with Beres Hammond, Calypso King The Mighty Sparrow and Bunji Garlin & Asylum.

•August 25 — An Evening with Patti LaBelle.

Wingate Field is located on Winthrop Street, between Brooklyn and Kingston Avenues, opposite Kings County Hospital. The public is encouraged to bring chairs because seating is limited. Possible rain dates are Tuesday evenings.

The annual Seaside Summer Concert Series, at Asser Levy Seaside Park continues each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. through August 21..

•July 31 — Classic Rock Night with Peter Frampton. plus Starship featuring Mickey Thomas.

•August 7 — Back by Popular Demand: An Evening with Liza Minnelli.

•August 14 — Salsa by the Sea with performers to be announced.

•August 21 — Huey Lewis & The News with very special guest Paul Thorn.

Asser Levy Park is located at West 5th Street and Surf Avenue in Brighton Beach. For updates for both locations, call the concert hotline at 1-718-222-0600, or visit www.brooklynconcerts.com.

This series in Marine Park at Fillmore Avenue is presented by New York State Senator Marty Golden.

•August 6 - Carl Thomas (Songs of Darin, Sinatra, Martin) and Elvis Impersonator

•August 13 - Carribean Splash (Summer Dance Party Band)

•August 20 - Family Day (DJ/Face Paint/Rides/Games/Prizes)

Concerts begin at 7pm. Family days are 5-8 p.m. In case of poor weather, cancellations will be posted on the Concert Hotline by 5 p.m. at 718-236-7547.  


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