This bridge over troubled waters ends — with a concert in Central Park.
City Hall is teaming up with legendary producer Clive Davis to put on a massive music festival on Central Park’s Great Lawn to celebrate the Big Apple’s summertime revival following the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic.
“We decided to do something classic, iconic, a massive concert in Central Park” said Mayor Bill de Blasio during his Monday morning press briefing. “It will celebrate the summer of New York City, the comeback, and it will emphatically make the point there is no stopping New York.”
The festival could be as much as a week long and is set for sometime in August, although there are no set dates or acts yet — though Hizzoner promised a line-up full of big-name New York talent recruited by the Brooklyn-born Davis.
“I turned to Clive, I said, I need the biggest, most extraordinary
all-star lineup you can put together, heavy on New York artists. He
said, I’m on it,” de Blasio added. “Get ready for an unforgettable week,
a once in a lifetime concert and a moment that really says New York
The Blaz announced this after spending 40 minutes saying nothing about how to stop the daily gun violence. I bet more people would rather be able to go outside without the fear of a stray bullet hitting them than to see a lame ass concert festival featuring a record executive's artist portfolio.