July 27, 2022

A series of concerts including Mary Mary, HoodCelebrity, Mase, Funk Flex and more to celebrate culture, music and unity

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the launch of the ‘Get up NYC’ concert series that will offer 10 free community concerts that will be presented in the five boroughs this summer. The concert series aims to encourage New Yorkers to explore the whole city and reconnect with each other as the city emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting tonight, New Yorkers can access safe, free concerts at a time when rising costs are straining many families. The series will feature performances from critically acclaimed artists including gospel singers Mary Mary, Caribbean hitmaker Mr. Vegas, famed Hot 97 Disc Jockey Funk Flex, and many more.

“We invite all New Yorkers to come together to celebrate culture, music and unity as New York City recovers from the pandemic. Our city has overcome many challenges over the past few years, but “Get Up NYC” will allow New Yorkers to enjoy each other and once again enjoy the city we call home,” said Mayor Adams. “Music and the arts have been a lifeline for all of us over the past two years, and I’m here to say that New York City stands behind its artists and local communities. the dial until 11 this summer. We invite all New Yorkers to join us for world-class entertainment in the city that never sleeps starting tonight.

From tonight until September 12, the Adams administration will present 10 concerts in the five boroughs:

Wingate Park, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Avenue between Winthrop Street and Rutland Road

  • Wednesday July 27
  • Thursday July 28
  • friday july 29

Roy Wilkins Park, Queens
Merrick Boulevard and Baisley Boulevard

  • Saturday August 13
  • Sunday August 14

St. Nicholas Park, Manhattan
135th Street and Saint-Nicolas Avenue

  • Saturday August 20
  • Sunday August 21

Midland Beach Parking Lot 8, Staten Island
Father Capodanno Boulevard and Hunter Avenue

Orchard Beach, Bronx
A road from Orchard Beach

Times Square, Manhattan
Broadway between 47th Street and 50th Street

The “Get Up NYC” a series of concerts will bring all residents together to savor the city that New Yorkers love. The concert series will also amplify local artists, encourage New Yorkers to support small local businesses near concert venues, and provide an opportunity for New Yorkers, especially young New Yorkers, to come together in support non-violent solutions to conflicts across the city.

For more information on the concert series, including a list of artists that will be updated closer to each event, visit the “Get Up NYC” website.