NYC Homecoming Week

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/16/2021 - 11:48

New York City Homecoming Week kicked off today and runs all the way until Saturday with the first of five outdoor concerts.

These NYC Homecoming Week concerts are taking place in the outer boroughs before the grand finale concert in Central Park. The goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. 

The festivities started in The Bronx where tonight’s show was held in Orchard Beach. The star-studded lineup of hip-hop legends includes KRS-One, Slick Rick, Remy Ma, Busy Bee, CL Smooth, DJ Hollywood, DJ Jazzy Joyce, DJ Kevie Kev, Fantastic Five, Furious 5 featuring Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio, Grand Wizard Theodore, Joeski Love, Kid Capri, Nice & Smooth, PopMaster Fabel, Soul Sonic Force, T La Rock, Ultra Magnetic MC’s.

Additional performances are scheduled on Tuesday at Midland Beach on Staten Island, on Thursday at Brooklyn Army Terminal in Brooklyn, and Friday at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens. Finally, on Saturday, there will be a mega concert on the Great Lawn at Central Park.

Proof of vaccination is required for entry. Tickets are free and can be found at NYC.gov/HomecomingWeek