Blondie, Donna Summer, Frankie Valli for Brooklyn free concert series

Hall & Oates, Pat Benatar, The O’Jays and more will also play

Blondie, Donna Summer and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons have all been confirmed for the 2009 Seaside Summer Concert Series and the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series in Brooklyn, NY.

Hall & Oates, Pat Benatar, The O’Jays, Robin Thicke, Keyshia Cole, Teena Marie, Sean Paul, Gladys Knight and Anita Baker will also perform throughout the series, which runs until August 27.

The seaside shows will be held every Thursday 7:30 pm at Asser Levy/Seaside Park at West 5th Street and Surf Avenue in Brighton Beach. Chair rentals will be available for $5 or concertgoers can bring their own chairs.


Martin Luther King Jr. concerts will be held Monday nights at 7:30 pm at Wingate Field on Brooklyn Avenue.

The lineup is:

July 16
Salute to 40th anniversary of Woodstock: Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Mountain, John Sebastian

July 23
Gladys Knight, The O’Jays

July 30
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Connie Francis, Stewie Stone

August 6
Daryl Hall & John Oates – Up Close & Personal Tour

August 13
Blondie, Pat Benatar, with special guest The Donnas


August 20
Salsa by the Sea (TBA)

August 27
Donna Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series Lineup

July 13
Keyshia Cole, Lyfe Jennings

July 20
Love Train The Sound of Philadelphia – The O’Jays, Russell Thompkins Jr. & the New Stylistics, Jerry Butler, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes

July 27
An Evening with Anita Baker, Charlie Wilson

August 3
Robin Thicke, Jazmine Sullivan

August 10
Teena Marie, Jeffrey Osborne, Special Guest Ruben Studdard

August 17
Gospel Night – Dedicated to the memory of Reverend Timothy Wright
Yolanda Adams, Israel Houghton and the New Breed

August 24
Caribbean Night – Sean Paul, “King of Calypso” The Mighty Sparrow

–By our New York staff.
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