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Muse announce special SummerStage, Central Park concert to benefit Coalition for the Homeless


Mon, Jun 26th 2017 11:30 am
Muse (Photo courtesy of BB Gun Press)
Muse (Photo courtesy of BB Gun Press)
Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse announced it would perform a special concert on Monday, July 24, at City Parks Foundation's SummerStage in Central Park to benefit The Coalition for the Homeless. A ticket presale for the band's fan club will launch at 10 a.m. local time Wednesday, June 28, with a SummerStage presale at noon. The public on sale for the benefit will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, June 30.
Tickets are on sale via www.SummerStage.org and www.Ticketfly.com.
Muse recently played area sold-out shows at Barclay's Center and Newark's Prudential Center, and are playing Jones Beach on July 22. This show will be an opportunity for fans to see the band away from normal production and in the traditional summer New York City SummerStage venue.
The Coalition for the Homeless (http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org) is the nation's oldest advocacy and direct service organization helping homeless men, women and children. Every day, the Coalition for the Homeless helps more than 3,500 people who are suffering in extreme poverty. Its 11 frontline programs address immediate needs and help individuals and families overcome long-term barriers to employment and stability.
City Parks Foundation is dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers. Its programs - located in more than 350 parks, recreation centers and public schools across New York City - reach 425,000 people each year.
SummerStage, a program of City Parks Foundation, is New York's largest free outdoor performing arts festival. SummerStage annually presents more than 100 performances in 16 parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop to Latin, world music to dance and theater, SummerStage fills a vital in New York City's summer arts festival landscape. Since its inception 32 years ago, more than 6 million people from New York City and around the world have enjoyed SummerStage.
Muse is Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme. Their last album, "Drones," was released in June 2015 and debuted at No. 1 in 21 countries around the world, including their first No. 1 album in the U.S. The album went on to win the Grammy Award, the band's second, for Best Rock Album in February 2016.
Since forming in 1994, Muse has released seven studio albums selling in advance of 20 million albums worldwide. Recognized as one of the top live bands in the world, Muse have won numerous music awards, including an American Music Award, five MTV Europe Music Awards, two Brit Awards, six NME Awards and six Q Awards amongst others. The band recently released its latest single, "Dig Down," and is currently on tour in the U.S.

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