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Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC), in partnership with exclusive booking partner Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) announced today the full artist lineup for the inaugural Pier 17 Rooftop Concert Series in the Seaport District. In conjunction with previously announced headliners, Amy Schumer and Kings
of Leon, the full lineup features a diverse roster of A-list talent from various genres, including musical icons Diana Ross
and Gladys Knight; TIME 100 Honoree, comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah; EDM artist deadmau5; pop star Bebe Rexha; emerging country artist, Hunter Hayes; legendary singer-songwriter Paul Anka
and many more. The Rooftop Concert Series will introduce residents and tourists alike to the first-of-its-kind Pier 17 venue, which has New York City as its backdrop surrounded by the Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State
Building, Statue of Liberty
and One World Trade.
To kick off the concert series, the Seaport District will be hosting a free public concert featuring Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings on Saturday, July 28. The concert will serve as a thank you to the community for its unyielding support. Additional details regarding this show and other upcoming community events throughout the summer will be made available on http://www.pier17ny.com/.
"With an array of legendary and diverse talent including Diana Ross, Trevor Noah, Gladys Knight, and Bebe Rexha, we are so pleased to unveil the full lineup for the inaugural Pier 17 Rooftop Concert Series and bring the best of the entertainment and culture to the district," said Saul Scherl, President of the New York Tri-State Region, The Howard
Pier 17's highly anticipated 1.5-acre rooftop is a 3,400-standing, or 2,400-seated capacity open-air venue. Tickets for the Pier 17 Rooftop Concert Series can only be purchased through Seaport District NYC strategic partner, Ticketmaster. A 48-hour pre-sale will be offered to all Chase cardholders, starting May 14 at 10 a.m. EDT, with general on-sale starting May 18 at 10 a.m. EDT via Ticketmaster.com, and by calling 1-800-745-3000. In addition, Heineken will be elevating the live entertainment experience at Pier 17 by way of special ticket giveaways for those visiting the Seaport District and the Heineken Riverdeck throughout the summer.
"In planning the inaugural lineup, we knew it was important to put together a group of artists that accurately reflected the diverse musical landscape of this vibrant city. Pier 17 is truly a one-of-a-kind venue that has something for everyone to enjoy," said Stacie George, Senior Vice President, Live Nation, New York. "Live Nation is committed to bringing New Yorkers the very best in live entertainment, and we look forward to an amazing summer of rooftop events."
Due to overwhelming demand, a second show by the previously announced Kings
of Leon has been added to Pier 17's Rooftop Concert Series on August 3.
For more information on the Seaport District and the Pier 17 Rooftop Concert Series, please visit Pier17ny.com and follow @Pier17ny across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Full concert schedule below:
Saturday, July 28 - Jon Batiste with the Dap-Kings (General Admission) - FREE COMMUNITY EVENT
Wednesday, August 1 - Amy Schumer & Friends
Thursday, August 2 - Kings
of Leon (General Admission)
Friday, August 3 - Kings
of Leon (General Admission)
Thursday, August 9 - Bebe Rexha
Sunday, August 12 - Trevor Noah (Seated)
Sunday, August 19 - The Summer Ever After Tour featuring All Time Low
+ Dashboard Confessional
with gnash (General Admission)
Tuesday, August 21 - Michael McDonald
Friday, August 24 - Hunter Hayes
with Maggie Rose (General Admission)
Saturday, August 25 - Gladys Knight + The O'Jays
6 - Jeff Dunham (Seated)
7 - Rebellion Rises 2018 Tour featuring Ziggy Marley, Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds (General Admission)
8 - deadmau5 (General Admission)
21 - St. Lucia (General Admission)
28 - STS9 with Papadosio (General Admission)
29 - STS9 with Slow Magic (General Admission)
30 - Diana Ross
Friday, October 5 - Slash
featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators (General Admission)
Saturday, October 6 - Pink Martini
Sunday, October 7 - Paul Anka
Sings Frank Sinatra
- His Songs, My Songs, My Way (Seated)
Friday, October 12 - Thievery Corporation
*Chase Preferred seating will be made available on May 18 at 10 a.m. EDT for cardholders in lieu of a Chase pre-sale for All Time Low
+ Dashboard Confessional.