‘We Love NYC, The Homecoming Concert’ set for Great Lawn despite surging COVID cases and a hurricane strike tomorrow

AND THE BAND PLAYED ON!

New York City‘s concert to celebrate its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic despite surging cases and hospitalizations due to the delta variant, is set to take place Saturday, August 21 on the Great Lawn in Central Park.

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We Love NYC, The Homecoming Concert will feature a star-studded lineup including  Jennifer Hudson, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Andrea Bocelli, Carlos Santana, Jon Batiste, Andrea Bocelli, Kane Brown, LL Cool J, Elvis Costello, Earth, Wind & Fire, Lucky Day, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Cynthia Erivo, Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Hudson, Wyclef Jean, Journey, The Killers, Gayle King, Don Lemon, Barry Manilow, The NY Philharmonic, Polo G, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, and Rob Thomas.

Only those vaccinated will be allowed to attend. 

MEANWHILE..

Here is the latest COVID information of the surging Delta variant while the music plays into the night:

LocationCasesDeaths
New York City1.01M1,010,000+1,124+1,12433,69433,694+4+4
Kings County247K247,0009,7549,754
Suffolk County212K212,000+568+5683,4383,438+1+1
Nassau County194K194,000+504+5043,1993,199+1+1
Westchester County135K135,000+232+2322,301

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