Reggae Concert “Groovin in the Park” NYC 2014
Reggae hit machine Beres Hammond will join Australian soft-pop duo Air Supply as headline acts at the annual Groovin’ In The Park Concert at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York, June 29. Hammond, who was sensational in his last appearance on Groovin’ at Roy Wilkins Park in 2012, promise to take the show to new hights. Music lovers especially the ladies can’t get enoug of “The Boss” as he’s affectionaly called when he belts out favourites like Rockaway, In Love With You, What One Dance Can Do, She Loves Me Now, Step Aside, Putting Up Resistance and so much more hits after hit songs.
Hammond’s stellar career was launched in the 1970s with the release of One Step Ahead, a blockbuster single which stayed at number one on the charts for 14 weeks. In the ’80s, he cemented his name with the smash Tempted to Touch, and subsequent albums Love Affair, Full Attention (1993), In Control (1994), Love From a Distance (1996), A Day In The Life (1998), Music is Life (2011), and One Love One Life (2012), which topped the Billboard reggae chart.
Whenever pop duo Air Supply is mentioned, it is always in superlative, A-list tones. In 2011, they mesmerised music fans at the annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, and left music lovers begging for more. “We are excited about signing the group to perform in Roy Wilkins Park for the very first time,” an elated Andrea Bullens, co-producer and executive of Groovin’ Inc said. “Air Supply is a powerful group. Their catalogue of hit songs is impressive. To have a group of their stature share the stage with reggae icon Beres Hammond will be a musical treat for fans. I am confident it will be a fantastic presentation,” she added. After being signed by music mogul Clive Davis to Arista Records in the mid-80s, Air Supply went on to score eight top-10 hits in the United States, including Making Love Out Of Nothing At All, Goodbye, It’s Never Too Late and Lost In Love, which was named Song Of The Year in 1980.
Hammond and Air Supply will be joined by Chronixx, Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths, John Holt, Judy Mowatt, and Bob Andy for Reggae Concert “Groovin in the Park” NYC 2014 Queens NYC. This annual show is attended by music fans around the world.