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Coney Island’s Ford Amphitheater Adds to Summer Lineup with More Great Concerts, with Wu-Tang Clan

By Jerry Del Priore 

Ford Amphitheater

With the summer around the corner, Coney Island will be pumping with beach-goers in no time, not to mention concert-goers as well who will be heading to Ford Amphitheater see a list of cool music acts, including Staten Island’s Wu-Tang Clan

On Sunday, June 16th, at 7:00 p.m., Wu-Tang Clan presents its 36 Chambers (Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) [Expanded Edition] [Explicit]) Anniversary Celebration Tour, featuring the group’s iconic rap members, such as Method Man, GZA, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon

Following that up, on Friday, August 9th (doors open at 5:00 p.m.), is the $uicideboy$: The Grey Day Tour, with special guests Turnstile, City Morgue, GERM, Night Lovell and Trash Talk.

On Thursday, August 22 (7PM Doors), old tried-and-true favorites, Boyz II Men, with En Vogue, will be hitting the Coney Island venue. 

The band has scribed and performed some of the most celebrated classics of the past two decades, including End of the Rainbow and On Bended Knee.

The group’s four Grammy Awards are part of its testament to success throughout its 25-year brilliant career.

Additionally, Boyz II Men has won a impressive nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards, and a 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.

Plus, star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame,  and a Casino Entertainment Award for their acclaimed residency at the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, which has been ongoing since 2013.

En Vogue are no strangers to success, as well, with big hits such as My Lovin’, Don’t Let Go, Free Your Mind and Hold On. 

On Saturday, August 31st, (5:30 p.m. Doors), the Ford Amphitheater will play host to The 4th Annual Freestyle Fun House Concert, hosted by Sal Abbatiello and featuring performances by TKA, Judy Torres, George Lamond, Rob Base, Sweet Sensation, Noel, Shannon, The Cover Girls, Cynthia, Johnny O, Nayobe, C Bank, Lisette Melendez, Tonasia, Sammy Zone and Linda Linn. 

To purchase tickets to any of the aforementioned shows, and transportation to the Coney Island Ford Amphitheater, go to  


Filed under: Concerts, Entertainment, Music

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Veteran print and digital Sports Writer-Blogger-Reporter-Author experienced in writing in-depth profile stories on a variety of high school, college and professional athletes and teams. I cover all of Brooklyn, among other areas in NYC, New Jersey and Long Island. Additionally, I have developed a presentation based on my book, Running Through Roadblocks, that encourages children to overcome obstacles and never give up…no matter what! Food Writer/Blogger experienced in venue write-ups and reviews. I also own and write for a blog called Book: Running Through Roadblocks: Inspirational Stories of Twenty Courageous Athletic Warroirs Presentation:!/2011/03/running-through-roadblocks-school.html In addition, I have ample experience working with medically fragile children, children with behavioral challenges and children with cognitively impairments.

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