NEW YORK (EFE) .- Musical figures such as Patti Smith, Carlos Santana and The Killers group will join the mega-concert, with New York planning to reopen it next August, when the pandemic hits the metropolis Was. .
“This is going to be a historic and memorable moment for all New Yorkers and all Americans,” city Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a presentation to the event yesterday.
“It is a celebration of our city, of every working family that has faced incredible challenges in the last one year,” he said.
The concert, which will take place on August 21 with free tickets available starting next Monday, is being organized by renowned music producer Clive Davis, and features Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Jennifer Hudson, in addition to whose participation was announced . At the beginning of the month, 60 thousand viewers will also get to see a long list of entertainment figures.
Along with Patti Smith, Carlos Santana and The Killers, Andrea Bocelli, Kane Brown, LL Cool J, Elvis Costello, Earth, Wind & Fire, Wycliffe Jean, Journey, Polo G, Barry Manilow and the New Philharmonic Orchestra York will perform. , plus comedians and presenters such as Jimmy Fallon, Gayle King and Don Lemon.
The event, titled “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert,” will last three hours and take place in Central Park, but only vaccinated people will be able to participate, so the use of masks will not be required. Although 80% of tickets are free, Davis, some VIP areas will go on sale.