BOROUGH PRESIDENT KATZ ANNOUNCES JULY-AUGUST SCHEDULE FOR THE “KATZ CONCERT SERIES” IN QUEENS

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QUEENS, NY – Borough President Melinda Katz today announced the slate of performers, dates, times and locations for the shows that will be held this July and August as part of the 2015 “Katz Concert Series”.

“The Concert Series got off to a great start this year with several amazing performances held all across Queens this June,” said Borough President KATZ.  “The concert lineup we have arranged for July and August features a wide array of talent that is sure to be enjoyed by Queens residents and visitors alike.”

“With the warmth of the summer finally here, the Kupferberg Center for the Arts moves outdoors to present performances in parks throughout the borough,” said Queens College President FÉLIX MATOS RODRÍGUEZ. “Our partnership with the Queens Borough President’s Office, the Queens Parks Department and the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will bring music and dance to parks from the Rockaways to Long Island City and everywhere in between. We are especially grateful for the support from Borough President Melinda Katz for sponsoring many of our outdoor concerts this summer.”

Please include in your Community Calendars. All concerts are free admission. Lawn chairs and/or blankets are recommended. The July and August schedule for the 2015 Katz Concert Series lineup is as follows:

 

THE TEE-TONES – Motown Concert                                                                                                                                     Sun July 12 at 5pm @ East Elmhurst Playground, 100th Street between 24th and 25th Avenues in East Elmhurst
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Councilmember Julissa Ferreras

YESTERDAY AND TODAY – Beatles Tribute Concert
Sun July 19 at 5pm @ Crocheron Park, 35th Avenue between Corbett Road and Cross Island Parkway in Bayside
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Councilmember Paul Vallone

YESTERDAY AND TODAY – Beatles Tribute Concert
Sun July 26 at 5pm @ Tudor Park, 133rd Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets in Ozone Park
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Councilmember Eric Ulrich

QUEENS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Sun August 9 at 6:30pm @ Forest Park (George Seuffert Bandshell), Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive in Woodhaven

THE TEE-TONES – Doo-Wop Concert
Sun August 9 at 5pm @ Little Bay Park, Totten Avenue at Cross Island Parkway in Bayside
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Councilmember Paul Vallone

BRITISH DEPENDENCY – Reggae Concert
Sat August 15 at 6pm @ Rockaway Beach Park, Seagirt Boulevard and Beach 17th Street in Far Rockaway
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Countilmember Donovan Richards, Jr.

SESSIONS THE BAND – R&B Concert
Sun August 23 at 5pm @ Springfield Park, Springfield Boulevard between 146th and 147th Avenues in Springfield Gardens
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Councilmember Donovan Richards, Jr.

DDENDYL from Season 6 of NBC’s The Voice – American Blues Concert
Thu August 27 at 6:30pm @ Tribute Park, Beach 116th Street at Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Park
In partnership with Friends of Tribute Park

MOTOR CITY REVUE – Motown Concert
Sun August 30 at 5pm @ Astoria Park (Great Lawn), 19th Street between Astoria Park South and Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria
In partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts and City Councilmember Costa Constantinides

Stay tuned to www.queensbp.org/katzconcerts or #katzconcerts for the latest information on the Katz Concert Series.

Follow Borough President Katz via @melindakatz or www.facebook.com/queensbpkatz

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