The Freedom Dance Party with Special Guest Cameo at SummerStage
Shut up and dance! For 10 years, this has been The Freedom Dance Party’s slogan, and they have certainly lived up to their name. This year at SummerStage, join DJ Cosi, DJ Herbert Holler, and DJ Marc Smooth as they celebrate a decade of remarkable success. The Freedom Dance Party is “the longest running, weekly, Friday-night party in NYC history.” The collaboration has been recognized around the country, and received Papermag’s 2010 “Best Party (People’s Choice)” prestigious award, and were runner up in URB Magazine’s 2010 “Best Party (nationwide).” Showcasing their talents with combinations of Rap, Disco, Rock, Electronica, Afrobeat and more, The Freedom Dance Party has taken over Friday nights at (le) Poisson Rouge, and now it’s your turn to join the Freedom movement in Central Park. For more information on these talented DJs. check out their website and follow them on Twitter at @freedompartynyc.
Not only will you see The Freedom Dance Party, your ears can indulge in the incredible funk/rock/soul sounds of music sensation, Cameo. After selling over 17 million albums across the globe, and nearly four decades later, Cameo is one of the most popular and unique funk bands of its time. Cameo has “permanently marked major turning points in music and set the standard that many have tried to duplicate and follow.” Breaking through musical barriers is something Cameo is not afraid to do, and you can be sure to hear classic songs, and witness extraordinary musicians at work all night long.
Both The Freedom Dance Party and Cameo will be featured at this year’s SummerStage in Central Park on Tuesday, July 2nd at 6pm. The performance is family friendly, and no tickets are needed for this event because…it’s free! For more information on this event and future performances, check out their website.