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Report: New York City Taps Clive Davis to Plan Central Park “Mega-Concert” This Summer

Fans at Central Park’s SummerStage, 2016 // Photo by Marc Millman

A “mega-concert” is in the works for this summer in New York City.

According to the New York Times, Mayor Bill de Blasio is “planning a large-scale performance by multiple acts and has called on Clive Davis, the 89-year-old producer and music-industry eminence, to pull it together.”

And while the lineup is still being determined, Davis is “aiming for eight ‘iconic’ stars to perform a three-hour show for 60,000 attendees and a worldwide television audience.”

“This concert is going to be a once in a lifetime opportunity,” Mr. de Blasio told the Times. “It’s going to be an amazing lineup. The whole [Homecoming] week is going to be like nothing you’ve ever seen before in New York City.”

Homecoming Week will align with NYC’s reopening and ongoing campaign to get its citizen’s vaccinated.

Read the full report here.

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