Mayor Price brings free concert series to King-Lincoln Park

The Southeast Community Celebration is back and bringing joy to the residents of Newport News with free concerts featuring The Unifics and The Fuzz Band.

The Southeast Community Celebration has returned for another year, bringing free summer concerts to King-Lincoln Park on behalf of Mayor McKinley Price. This monthly, three-part series began on June 23rd with a performance from a cover band based out of Washington D.C. named Top 5. The energetic performance of R&B and hip-hop medleys had the crowd dancing during the entire show. The celebration will continue when The Unifics take the stage. This soul group with roots in Newport News has been performing for over 50 years and will bring their classic harmonies and smooth choreography to the King-Lincoln Park stage on July 28th. Finally, the celebration will end on August 25th with an opening performance from local singer and cellist, BJ Griffin. Headlining for the evening is the Hampton-Roads-based, urban and rock fusion group, The Fuzz Band.

Each concert is free and will be held from 6-8 PM at 600 Jefferson Avenue in Newport News. This series is presented by Mayor McKinley Price, Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, The City of Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, 3Sixty Management and Consulting, and The Marshall-Ridley Neighborhood. No pets permitted. No alcohol permitted. Blankets and chairs are welcome. For more information, please visit or call 757-926-1400