Throwback Thursday: Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli, Mama Zap at Giant Step SummerStage 2001

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With the madness of the holidays behind us and Mother Nature giving us some weather related blues, we thought it would be a nice vacation for the soul to take this Throwback Thursday to revisit a particularly hot and humid summer night with Erykah Badu at Central Park.

There’s something special about summertime in New York. The city slows down and everyone’s a bit more carefree. It’s late in the season, and the long, sweltering days make us hesitant to venture from our little slice of heaven we’ve found in the closest air conditioning. It was a show not to be missed though, and everyone knew the promise of the night would be worth the heaviness in the air. It was August 6, 2001 and those that faced the above and underground temperatures made it to one of the city’s favorite escapes for the SummerStage concert series.

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NYC: Emeli Sande w/ Rudimental @ Rumsey Playfield – Aug 28

 

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New Yorkers can catch the brilliant Emeli Sandé at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park next week as part of her Our Version Of Events tour! Her honest songwriting and powerful vocals make for a breathtaking show. Also joining her will be the much buzzed about British band Rudimental. Don’t miss this one!

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Event Details
Emeli Sande w/ Rudimental
Wednesday, August 28

Doors 6PM / Show 7PM

Tickets: $32 advance / $40 door
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Rumsey Playfield
Central Park
New York NY