Concert-goers in New York City will welcome a new beach-side summer venue as The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is set to open in June. The initial summer 2016 lineup has been announced, and its jam packed with a little something for everyone! Plenty of big names will make their boardwalk debut this summer including The Beach Boys, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Jane’s Addiction, and O.A.R.
The new Amphitheater at Coney Island will be the mainstay of the state-of-the-art Seaside Park and Community Arts Center that has been in the works for years. The Partially covered venue will have a capacity of 5,000, and will become the first open-air venue in NYC. “America’s Playground is getting ready to welcome its greatest attraction yet,” said Eric Adams, Brooklyn borough president. “From its very first performance this summer, the Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk will be a must-visit destination for fun-seekers in search of top-flight entertainment from near and far. I am excited that I will get to serve as host of the Seaside Summer Concert Series at this new and exciting venue, which will have a positive impact on the holistic growth of the Coney Island community for years to come.” Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk tickets to all shows are available now!
The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk 2016 Summer Concerts:
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 6 – O.A.R.
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 – The Dresden Dolls
September 3 – Freestyle Funhouse featuring TKA, George Lamond, Judy Torres & more
September 21 – Don Henley