FREE SCREENING OF 'THE CONCERT' FOR NEW YORK CITY'
AT BROOKLYN BOWL IN WILLIAMSBURG
In remembrance of 9/11, the famed Williamsburg venue Brooklyn Bowl will be screening 2001's "The Concert for New York City". Shot on October 20, 2001 at Madison Square Garden, in response to the attacks, the concert was an attempt to honor the first responders from the New York Fire Department and New York Police Department, their families, those lost in the attacks and those who had worked in the ongoing rescue and recovery efforts in the weeks since that time.
The show is free with doors opening at 6p, starting at 8. Click here for more information.
The concert was organized by Paul McCartney and included many of his legendary British contemporaries, including The Who, Rolling Stones bandmates Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, David Bowie, Elton John, and Eric Clapton. American artists included Bon Jovi, Jay-Z, Destiny's Child, Backstreet Boys, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Melissa Etheridge, Five For Fighting, Goo Goo Dolls, John Mellencamp with Kid Rock, and a humorous performance by Adam Sandler as "Operaman," singing a medley covering the events of 9/11, the greatness of New York City, and about Osama Bin Laden being a coward. Paul Shaffer acted as Musical Director for the show and various celebrities and political figures including Howard Stern and Rudy Giuliani appeared between the acts.