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See Ghostface Killah, Earl Sweatshirt in SummerStage BK Shows

Although a majority of the shows will be in Manhattan's Central Park, there are plenty of Brooklyn shows to check out.

City Parks Foundation announced the 2024 season of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage lineup, which includes many free shows in Brooklyn.

Returning for its 38th year, the festival will showcase established and emerging artists, and will feature a multitude of genres including jazz, hip-hop, indie rock, salsa, reggae, Afrobeats, soul, pop, global and contemporary dance, according to a news release. 

Thee will be six free shows at The Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn. In addition to Andy Montañez in association with La Mega on June 15, shows include The Federation Sound 25th Anniversary featuring the first lady of dancehall Sister Nancy, Tanto Metro & Devonte, and friends on July 7; the Oldies is Back in Brooklyn show featuring The Platters former lead singer Frank Pizarro, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters with Jeff Hall and many others on July 14; Brooklyn rapper, Coney Island local, and viral internet sensation NEMS presenting GORILLAFEST featuring Ghostface Killah, DJ Tony Touch and more on August 4; and on August 11, NYC’s iconic R&B radio station WBLS will host its 50th Anniversary Celebration with Jon B, Vivian Green, Meli’sa Morgan, Horace Brown, Jeff Redd and Funk Flex.

Closing the Coney Island season will be The Chol Hamoed Spectacular: The Yeshiva Boys Choir presented in association with EG productions on October 20. 

Other Brooklyn shows include:

June 20, 7pm, The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital featuring Leah Hawkins, Mario Chang, Michael Sumuel, Brooklyn Bridge Park

June 24, 7pm, The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital featuring Brittany Olivia Logan, Hannah Jones, Matthew Cairns, Jackie Robinson Park 

July 11, 6pm, Works & Process: It's Showtime NYC! / Maimouna Keita African Dance Company / Kash Gaines’s Caged Birds, Herbert Von King Park

July 12, 6pm, Sounds of Detroit: Celebrating 50 years of J Dilla feat. The Pharcyde / Slum Village / Breakbeat Lou in association with Fusicology & Future x Sounds, Herbert Von King Park

July 13, 4pm, MIKE's Young World IV: Earl Sweatshirt / Myaap / Sideshow / Stahhr / Stacy Epps, Herbert Von King Park

"Enjoying live music while outside in a park is one of the most joyful and memorable opportunities we can offer to New Yorkers, bringing neighbors and communities together for what is always a very special, shared experience," said Heather Lubov, executive director of City Parks Foundation.

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