Golden Globe® and Emmy Award®-winning actress and singer Queen Latifah, and Emmy Award®-nominated actress and comedian Amy Schumer will perform at the Freedom Festival Fourth of July celebration that will benefit the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Also performing at the benefit are Grammy Award®-nominated singers Sara Evans and Will Hoge, current #1 adult contemporary artist of 2015 Rachel Platten, and American rock band The Alternate Routes. The benefit will take place on the Intrepid Museum’s Pier 86. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and performances will begin at 7 p.m.
Comedian Amy Schumer will perform a 30 minute stand-up routine, with Queen Latifah performing for an hour. Additional musical acts will each perform 30-45 minute sets. Additional special guests are expected to make appearances throughout the night. The event is produced by Dark Night Ventures.
Craig Carton, of WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” morning show will host the event. “What better way to celebrate the birth of our country than with a benefit concert for two very worthy organizations that honor and support our service members each and every day,” said Carton.
Tickets for the event will range from $150 to $1,000 and can be purchased HERE
Posted on June 30 2015 in News