The summer concert series sponsored by State Senator Marty Golden kicks off tomorrow, July 10, when the Head Over Heels band plays at the Shore Road Park at 79th Street, starting at 7pm. The concert series comes back to Shore Road Park four more times over the next two months, and also makes several visits to Marine Park and Dyker Park, before finishing the summer with a Family Day event on August 22 at McKinley Park in Dyker Heights.
The complete schedule is below. The Shore Road Park events are available on our events calendar.
This year’s concert series will be organized by the South West Brooklyn Parks Task Force and produced by Blu Buffalo Consultants. Emil “Chip” Cafiero, the prodigious community events organizer, is attached to both, as the head of the SWB Parks Task Force (according to City & State and The Home Reporter) and as a Special Events Coordinator for Blu Buffalo (LinkedIn). Cafiero was honored in 2010 for his event and foundation organizing efforts with a Brooklyn “Do-Gooder” award – one of two Bay Ridge recipients, and one of six recipients overall. However, he was also named by Chris Bragg of City & State in a January 2012 exposé of the patronage shell game between Senator Golden’s office and the non-profits that have received funds from Golden’s member item or campaign budgets.