Mayor announces free summer concert series ‘Rise Up NYC’

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Summer fun isn’t over just yet!

Mayor Eric Adams on Wednesday announced the launch of “Rise Up NYC” — a free summer concert series hitting the five boroughs through September.

There will be a total of 10 concerts held across the city, featuring artists from various genres, including gospel, hip-hop, reggae and more. Some headliners will be local artists while others will include well-known talents like gospel duo Mary Mary and the Caribbean hitmaker Mr. Vegas.

“The concert series will also amplify local artists, encourage New Yorkers to support local small businesses near the concert venues, and provide the opportunity for New Yorkers, especially young New Yorkers, to come together to support non-violent solutions to conflicts across the city,” the mayor’s office said in a statement.

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