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Bruce Springsteen performs onstage during the 13th annual Stand Up for Heroes to benefit the Bob Woodruff Foundation at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 04, 2019 in New York City. Kenneth Brian Edmonds aka Babyface performs onstage at City National Grove of Anaheim on December 21, 2020 in Anaheim, California. Barry Manilow performs onstage during Celebrity Fight Night XXV on March 23, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.

The much-hyped Clive Davis-produced concert taking place on New York’s Great Lawn has just been officially announced. Live Nation wrote on their Instagram, “New York City… we’re BACK! It’s time to celebrate with a once in a lifetime concert event! We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert brings an all-star lineup of performers to the Great Lawn in Central Park on Saturday, August 21. Tickets available Monday, August 2 at 10am.”

Taking place from August 14-22, NYC Homecoming Week featuring live concerts, free movie screenings, cultural activities, public art and more. This five-borough week of events will drive support for the mom-and-pop businesses.

The confirmed full lineup is as follows:

Jon Batiste
Andrea Bocelli
Barry Manilow
Earth, Wind & Fire
Elvis Costello
Bruce Springsteen
Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds
Journey
Carlos Santana
Paul Simon
Lucky Dave
Cynthia Erivo
Kane Brown
Jimmy Fallon
Jennifer Hudson
Wyclef Jean
LL Cool J
The Killers
Gayle King
Don Lemon
The New York Philharmonic
Patti Smith
Rob Thomas
Polo G

As a celebration of New York City’s comeback, the concert will promote health, safety, and equity. Eighty percent of We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert tickets will be available for free. For ticketholders, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for entry. Given the outdoor setting and vaccination requirement, masks will be optional.

“This is going to be a historic, monumental moment for all New Yorkers and all Americans. I’ll put it plainly: You’re going to want to be here. This is truly once in a lifetime and we thank Clive Davis, Live Nation and Danny Meyer for all their efforts to help make this possible,” said Mayor de Blasio. “This is a celebration of our city, of every working family who faced incredible challenges last year and overcame. This is a celebration for you.”

“Live music has the unique ability to bring us together,” said Geoff Gordon, Regional President, Live Nation.

For more information head over to NYC.GOV/HOMECOMINGWEEK