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CANCELLED: Blue Note Jazz Festival: YASIIN BEY (fka Mos Def) and openers TBD / Produced By Jill Newman Productions

Monday, June 24, 2013

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.

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The Blue Note Jazz Festival & Jill Newman Productions are very disappointed to announce, that due to scheduling conflicts beyond his control, Yasiin Bey will not be able to perform his June 24 SummerStage concert. 

There will not be a replacement act. The venue will be closed on June 24th.

One of the most versatile artists of his time, Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def) has become an international sensation in theater, film, television, and the music industry.  Bey began his professional music career as Mos Def in 1994.  Since that time, he has worked both as a solo artist and in collaboration with artists such as Talib Kweli, Kanye West, The Roots, The Black Keys, and many others.  He has received six GRAMMY nominations, including Best Rap Album in 2010 for his newest release, The Ecstatic, which debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200 chart.  Also, in 2012 The Source ranked Bey as number 23 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.  

Location

Rumsey Playfield in Central Park Accessible
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@summerstage.org

Categories

Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

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There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsEast 72nd St Playground

The East 72nd St Playground is closed for construction. It will reopen this summer. Central Park Conservancy is renovating the playground to improve its accessibility and connection to the park's landscape. Please visit the Central Park Conservancyfor more information.

ParkCentral Park

As of April 27, Central Park's Bow Bridge is closed to the public for structural work and a fresh coat of paint. The work is expected to last three to four months. Removing the old paint will require wrapping the bridge in a tent-like structure to prevent debris from falling into the water. Along with repainting, the work will include replacing the wooden decking, fixing several beams on the underside of the span, and reinforcing approaches at either end.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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