This Monday! Free Public Enemy and Salt-n-Pepa show

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What time is it??? About 1989.

Bass for your face, Brooklyn! Just when you thought Brooklyn’s summer concert lineup couldn’t get any better, along comes word from Marty that PUBLIC ENEMY is doing a free concert in Wingate Park in East Flatbush on July 30. With Salt-n-Pepa. Yeaaah boyeeez! Who knows what shape these people are in — Flavor Flav must be rocking a grandfather clock by now and Salt-n-Pepa probably describes their hair — but how could it not be the concert of the summer for those old enough to have It Takes a Nation of Millions on cassette? (Guilty!) In other breaking Gen X music news, Squeeze is performing with The Romantics on July 20 in Coney Island, and there’s some kind of Foreigner / Styx night on August 2, so brace for big LIE traffic that night. Also, the Village People on July 12. After the jump, the full schedule of Martypalooza summer concerts in Coney Island and Wingate Park in East Flatbush.

Unless otherwise noted, shows are held Thursday nights at 7:30 at West 21st Street and Surf Island in Coney Island. Bring your own chair, or try to rent one for $5. (They’re limited.) More details on the Seaside Summer Concert site. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m.:

July 12
Disco Night/Last Dance: A Tribute to Donna Summer
Gloria Gaynor, The Village People, The Trammps and Rose Royce

July 20 (Note: this is a Friday night performance)
Squeeze, The Romantics

 July 26
Annual Latino Music by the Sea
Oscar DeLeon, Luis Enrique, N’Klabe

August 2
The Best of Classic Rock Night
Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styxx
Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner

August 9
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

August 16
Gladys Knight, The Commodores

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series performances are held Monday nights at
7:30 pm at Wingate Field, which is located on Brooklyn Avenue between Rutland Road and Winthrop Street opposite Kings County Hospital. Possible rain date on Tuesday night. Bring your own chair. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m.

July 16
Bootsy Collins, SOS Band

July 23
Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago
Annual Caribbean Night
The King of Calypso The Mighty Sparrow
Additional artists to be announced

July 30
Public Enemy, Salt-n-Pepa

August 6
Heads of State featuring Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant

August 13

August 20
Annual Gospel Night
Cissy Houston (featuring a tribute to her daughter, Whitney Houston)
Vickie Winans

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