Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz hosts the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Free concert series.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series presents Free musical concerts that reflect the African-American contribution to our cultural heritage. During the summer, usually on a Monday Night in July and August, seven concerts are staged (weather permitting) at Brooklyn’s Wingate Field. The series began in 1982.
The public is encouraged to bring their own chairs because seating is limited.
The following is the MLK Jr 2012 concerts schedule of performances:
JULY 23rd – Caribbean Night Starring The Mighty Sparrow and a cast of artists yet to be announced, will present a special performance in “Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago”.
JULY 30th – Hip Hop Night featuring Public Enemy and Salt-n-Pepa
AUG 6th – R&B Night. Heads Of State Tour featuring: Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant
AUG 13th – Jazz/Soul Night featuring LEDISI
AUG 20th - Gospel Night – Featuring Vickie Winans and the legendary Cissy Houston, who will perform a Tribute to her daughter Whitney Houston.
Free Summer Concerts at Windgate Field
The change on Nostrand will make the one on Franklin look minor
I would have went to the Salt n' Pepa concert, but one of my clients said that he is going to be there. It would be Awkward to run into hima teaspoon of kisses and a drop of glee
Jazz performances tend to be a very chill, relaxing evening.
I'd be most interested in the one on Aug 13th.The change on Nostrand will make the one on Franklin look minor