Artists including Rob Thomas, Carlos Santana and Barry Manilow have joined the lineup for New York City’s upcoming Homecoming Concert, taking place August 21 in Central Park.
The all-star event, officially dubbed We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert, is meant to celebrate the “rebirth” of the Big Apple amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Other newly added acts include Elvis Costello, Journey, Patti Smith, LL Cool J, Wyclef Jean, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Killers, Cynthia Erivo, Kane Brown, and Polo G. They join the previously announced Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Jennifer Hudson.
Since both Rob Thomas and Carlos Santana are on the bill, perhaps they’ll team up on stage for a rendition of their collaborative hit, “Smooth.”
Free tickets to The Homecoming Concert will be available starting next Monday, August 2, at 10 a.m. ET via NYC.gov/HomecomingWeek. Attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
The concert will also air on CNN.
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