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The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk Announces Initial Summer Lineup

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk Announces Initial Summer Lineup

Sting & Peter Gabriel Perform Grand Opening Weekend
Tickets on sale Friday, April 15 at 10am through www.ConeyIslandLive.com

BROOKLYN, NY  – The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk revealed the first wave of the 2016 inaugural summer lineup including a Grand Opening weekend performance on July 3rd with Sting & Peter Gabriel who have already sold out summer performances along their Rock Paper Scissors tour including Madison Square Garden and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater. Rounding out the venue’s Grand Opening will be the stars of truTV’s hit series Impractical Jokers on July 1st and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys performing on July 4th.

The Live Nation operated amphitheater will host a wildly diverse summer concert series and will bring some of the biggest names in music to Coney Island, including performances by ultimate rocker’s Jane’s Addiction, founding Eagles member Don Henley, R&B powerhouse Jill Scott, legendary rock band Boston and many more. Additional shows will be announced in the coming weeks. For up to date lineup information please visit www.ConeyIslandLive.com.

“We are so excited to help launch this state of the art venue on Coney Island” said Jason Miller, President, Live Nation New York. “We know you love Nathan’s, The Cyclone and even MCU Park, but when you get inside this incredible venue you are going to wonder where it’s been all your life.”

Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, April 15 at 10am through www.coneyislandlive.com.

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is a 5,000 seat covered open air venue, the first of its kind in the tri state area, and will host a variety of concerts, family, shows, sports, comedy & multicultural events and become the new permanent home of the free Seaside Summer Concert Series. The Amphitheater is being developed by iStar, in partnership with Coney Island USA and serves as a key part New York City’s larger commitment to investing in and revitalizing Coney Island community. Live Nation will operate the venue including booking and promoting a full summer concert season, Legends will provide hospitality services, and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment is selling the naming rights and sponsorships, and supporting the branding and programming.

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk 2016 Summer Concert Series
JUNE 25 – Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse, Maxi Priest, Ed Robinson
JULY 1 – The Impractical Jokers*
JULY 3 – Sting & Peter Gabriel
JULY 4 – The Beach Boys
JULY 10 – Hollywood Vampires – Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp
JULY 13 – Culture Club featuring Boy George
JULY 15 – Jane’s Addiction with Dinosaur Jr.
JULY 16 – 311 with Matisyahu*
JULY 17 – Kidz Bop Kids
JULY 23 – Slightly Stoopid with SOJA*
JULY 31 – Dark Star Orchestra – Tribute to the Grateful Dead
AUGUST 3 – Erykah Badu
AUGUST 5 – Deftones with Refused*
AUGUST 7 – The Carnival of Madness Tour featuring Shinedown, Black Stone Cherry & Whiskey Myers
AUGUST 10 – Boston – 40th Anniversary Tour
AUGUST 12 – Funk Fest featuring Kool & The Gang, Bootsy Collins, Morris Day and The Time, Doug E. Fresh
AUGUST 14 – Jill Scott
AUGUST 18 – Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics
AUGUST 19 – Flogging Molly and Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls
AUGUST 20 – The Disco Biscuits
AUGUST 27 – Dresden Dolls
SEPTEMBER – 3 Freestyle Funhouse featuring TKA, George Lamond, Judy Torres & more
SEPTEMBER 21 – Don Henley

*Tickets on sale now

Additional shows to be announced in the coming weeks. For up to the date show announcements please follow @ConeyIslandLive or visit www.ConeyIslandLive.com.