Senator Golden Announces 2012 Concert Series to Play in Our Local Parks This Summer

Martin J. Golden

June 26, 2012

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), with the South West Brooklyn Parks Task Force, is announcing plans to host a series of fourteen concerts and events throughout July and August in our local parks throughout Senator Golden’s district.

The concerts begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. as Bay Ridge’s Party Band, “Head Over Heels”, plays 79th Street and Shore Road. The next night, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, “Brooklyn Keys” will entertain the crowd in Marine Park with the greatest hits of old time.

Senator Golden stated, “This summer, I am proud to host another great line up of concerts and invite music lovers and neighbors to be a part of these great evenings of music. It’s time to grab a beach chair, or a blanket, and head to our local parks on most Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.”

Golden continued “The music of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, dance, classic rock, and more will be sure to get you dancing under the stars. Frankie Marra, Carl Thomas, Sound Affair, Plastic Soul and more acts will make our local park alive with the music that we have come to enjoy and love.”

The 2012 Summer Concerts complete schedule is as follows:

July 10 Head Over Heels (Bay Ridge Party Band) 79th St & Shore Road

July 11 Brooklyn Keys(Oldies thru 90’s) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.)

July 17 Out of the Blue(Classic Rock and Dance) 79th St & Shore Road

July 18 Generation Gap (60’s thru 90’s) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.)

July 24 Rave On (Buddy Holly & Oldies) Dyker Park (86th St. & 14th Ave.)

July 25 Carl Thomas (Sinatra, Darin, Dean) Avenue U & Van Sicklen St.

July 31 Frankie Marra (Classic Rock Party Band) 79th St & Shore Road

August 1 Sound Affair (60’s-90’s Dance) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.)

August 8 Plastic Soul (60’s, 70’s, Classic Rock) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.)

August 14 Risky Business (All your favorite oldies) 79th St & Shore Road

August 15 Out of the Blue(Classic Rock and Dance) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.)

August 17 City Sounds(Oldies, Dance and more) Parkville (65th above 8th Ave.)

August 21 On A Good Run Band (Classic Rock) 79th St & Shore Road

August 22 Family Day (Rides, Games, Karaoke, etc.) McKinley Park (75th St & FHP)

The events are supported by Tracey Real Estate, Flushing Bank, the Bay Ridge Manor, Approved Energy, Northfield Bank, Lifetime Vending and Amusements.

Concerts are free and open to the public and all concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Note the August 22nd Family Day event is scheduled from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In case of poor weather or for more information, please call Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.

For more information and for updates on the shows, visit Senator Golden’s website at or follow him on Twitter @senmartygolden, or on Facebook at Martin J. Golden.