Sting & Peter Gabriel to perform at Grand Opening Weekend of The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk...

April 07, 2016

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk revealed the first wave of the 2016 inaugural summer lineup including a Grand Opening weekend performance on July 3rd with Sting & Peter Gabriel who have already sold out summer performances along their Rock Paper Scissors tour including Madison Square Garden and Nikon at Jones Beach Theater. Rounding out the venue’s Grand Opening will be the stars of truTV’s hit series Impractical Jokers on July 1st and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys performing on July 4th.

Tickets for Rock Paper Scissors, July 3rd at the Amphitheatre at Coney Island Boardwalk go on sale Friday, April 15th at 10:00 am at The artists’ fans will have access to a pre-sale through their respective official websites, starting Monday, April 11th at 10:00 am. If you are not currently a member of click here to join and take part in the presales!

Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets for the Coney Island starting Tuesday, April 12th at 10AM local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visit

The Live Nation operated amphitheater will host a wildly diverse summer concert series and will bring some of the biggest names in music to Coney Island, including performances by ultimate rocker’s Jane’s Addiction, founding Eagles member Don Henley, R&B powerhouse Jill Scott, legendary rock band Boston and many more. Additional shows will be announced in the coming weeks. For up to date lineup information please visit

“We are so excited to be a part of launching this state of the art venue on Coney Island” said Jason Miller, President, Live Nation in New York. “We know you love Nathan’s and The Cyclone and even MCU Park, but when you get inside this incredible venue you are going to wonder where this has been all your life.”

A Citi® cardmember pre-sale runs Tuesday, April 12 through Thursday, April 14th Citi Private Pass®. For complete pre-sale details, visit Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, April 15 at 10am through

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is a 5,000 seat covered open air venue, the first of its kind in the tri state area, and will host a variety of concerts, family, shows, sports, comedy & multicultural events and become the new permanent home of the free Seaside Summer Concert Series. The Amphitheater is being developed by iStar, in partnership with Coney Island USA and serves as a key part New York City’s larger commitment to investing in and revitalizing Coney Island community. Live Nation will operate the venue in a partnership with Legends and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment.

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk 2016 Summer Concert Series

24-Jun Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse, Maxi Priest, Ed Robinson

1-Jul The Impractical Jokers*

3-Jul Sting & Peter Gabriel

4-Jul The Beach Boys

10-Jul Hollywood Vampires - Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp

13-Jul Culture Club featuring Boy George

15-Jul Jane's Addiction with Dinosaur Jr.

16-Jul 311 with Matisyahu*

17-Jul Kidz Bop Kids

23-Jul Slightly Stoopid with SOJA*

31-Jul Dark Star Orchestra - Tribute to the Grateful Dead

3-Aug Erykah Badu

5-Aug Deftones with Refused*

6-Aug OAR

7-Aug The Carnival of Madness Tour featuring Shinedown, Black Stone Cherry & Whiskey Myers

10-Aug Boston - 40th Anniversary Tour

12-Aug Funk Fest featuring Kool & The Gang, Bootsy Collins, Morris Day and The Time, Doug E. Fresh

14-Aug Jill Scott

18-Aug Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics

19-Aug Flogging Molly and Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls

20-Aug The Disco Biscuits

27-Aug Dresden Dolls

3-Sep Freestyle Funhouse featuring TKA, George Lamond, Judy Torres & more

21-Sep Don Henley *Tickets on sale now



Mar 31, 2016

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, plan to host a blockbuster concert April 29 featuring Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Sting, Herbie Hancock and many other established and up-and-coming musical artists. The show is to be televised by ABC the following day, on April 30 - the fifth anniversary of International Jazz Day...

Mar 29, 2016

Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation’s longest running community school is pleased to announce this year’s Spring Gala, “Legends & Leaders” will honor Sting, Grammy Award winning musician and renowned philanthropist and Brenda Harris, Third Street Preschool teacher of 22 years. The gala, being held on May 16, pays tribute to honorees for their philanthropic contributions and leadership in supporting the arts and music education...