Black Eyed Peas' Central Park Concert Is Back On
Now, the tens of thousands of fans who waited in vain in the rain can rejoice — sort of. They will have a second chance to see the Black Eyed Peas and hear their chant-heavy, electro-infused hip-hop on Sept. 30 in Central Park, the group and city officials announced on Wednesday.
Those who had free tickets to the June concert will be given first chance to claim a ticket for the Sept. 30 concert. Here’s the catch: anyone who went to the earlier concert to hear, in addition to Ms. Swift, any of the other performers scheduled that night — Tony Bennett, Carole King, and LL Cool J — might be disappointed.
“At this point it’s just a Black Eyed Peas concert,” said Katie Schroeder, a spokeswoman for the Robin Hood Foundation, the charity set to benefit from the sale of 6,000 V.I.P. tickets, which start at $250. “Obviously, if any special friends come about we will announce them.”
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Tickets to the show are free but mandatory: