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We’re Back

Mayor Adams invites all New Yorkers to join together in support of peace, prosperity and a call to unify across New York City. Together we can overcome every challenge!

Five Boroughs | Eighteen Events

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Staten Island

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RISE UP NYC is proud to spotlight select events from City Parks Foundation SummerStage's array of free outdoor concerts.
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The Visionary of Rise Up NYC: Mayor Eric Adams

July 10, 2024 News and Announcements by riseupnyc Mayor Eric Adams has served the people of New York City as an NYPD officer, State Senator, Brooklyn Borough President, and now as the 110th Mayor of the City of New York. Read More About This Article Announcements

Legendary DJs: Bobby Kondors and Jabba Coming to Rise Up NYC

July 10, 2024 News and Announcements by riseupnyc Bobby Kondors and Jabba are two names that have left an indelible mark on reggae and dancehall music. Read More About This Article Announcements

Rise Up NYC 2024 Bigger and Better than Ever!

June 17, 2024 News and Announcements by riseupnyc Mayor Adams announces the 2024 return of the ‘Rise Up NYC’ summer concert series, featuring 18 world-class concerts across the five boroughs. The performances will showcase a diverse range of music genres and cultures, reflecting the sounds of the city we all love. Read More About This Article Announcements

FLASHBACK: Ja Rule Lights Up Rise Up NYC With Salute to Hip Hop Performance

June 17, 2024 News and Announcements by riseupnyc Ja Rule, a cornerstone of early 2000s hip hop, brought back the nostalgia at the 2023 Salute to Hip Hop held as part of the Rise Up NYC Concert Series. The energy crackled through the crowd as Ja Rule hit the stage, proving that even after all these years, he can still command the stage. Read More About This Article Announcements

Keith Sweat will be coming home to Harlem for a free Live Performance

June 16, 2024 News and Announcements by riseupnyc Get ready to groove to the soulful sounds of a true R&B legend! The Rise Up NYC Concert Series is thrilled to announce that Keith Sweat, the master of smooth vocals and timeless hits, will be performing on 125th Street in front of the world-famous Apollo Theater, which is celebrating its 90th Anniversary, across the... Read More About This Article Announcements

Staten Island’s Biggest Outdoor Dance Party Aug 14 & 15

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