Music On The Boardwalk

Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk

The Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is a new 5,000-seat venue kicking off its inaugural 2016 Summer Concert Series. Musical diversity is the key for this lineup and includes numerous genres including rock, hip-hop, country, gospel and dance music. Visit for up to date lineup information.

  • June 25 Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse, Maxi Priest, Ed Robinson
  • July 1 The Impractical Jokers
  • July 3 Sting & Peter Gabriel
  • July 4 The Beach Boys (See LIW’s feature on Brian Wilson) 
  • July 9 Maxwell with Ro James
  • July 10 Hollywood Vampires: Alice Cooper, Joe Perry, Johnny Depp
  • July 15 Jane’s Addiction with Dinosaur Jr.
  • July 16 311 with Matisyahu (See LIW’s feature on 311)
  • July 17 Praise By the Sea featuring Reverend Hezekiah Walker, Marvin Sapp, Kim Burrell, Tye Tribett
  • July 23 Slightly Stoopid with SOJA
  • July 29 Art of Rap featuring Public Enemy, Ice T, Grandmaster Melle Mel & Scorpio, Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep, Kurtis Blow, EPMD
  • July 30 Andrew Dice Clay
  • July 31 Dark Star Orchestra: Tribute to the Grateful Dead
  • Aug. 2 Fifth Harmony
  • Aug. 3 Erykah Badu
  • Aug. 5 Deftones with Refused
  • Aug. 6 O.A.R.
  • Aug. 7 The Carnival of Madness Tour featuring Shinedown, Black Stone Cherry and Whiskey Myers
  • Aug. 10 Boston: 40th Anniversary Tour
  • Aug. 12 Funk Fest featuring Kool & The Gang, Bootsy Collins, Morris Day and The Time, Doug E. Fresh
  • Aug. 13 The Avett Brothers
  • Aug. 14 Jill Scott
  • Aug. 16 Counting Crows & Rob Thomas
  • Aug. 17 98 Degrees with O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera
  • Aug. 18 Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics
  • Aug. 19 Flogging Molly and Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls
  • Aug. 20 The Disco Biscuits
  • Aug. 27 The Dresden Dolls
  • Sept. 3 Freestyle Funhouse featuring TKA, George Lamond, Judy Torres & more
  • Sept. 7 Bryan Adams
  • Sept. 8 Culture Club featuring Boy George
  • Sept. 9 & 10 Widespread Panic
  • Sept. 13 Willie Nelson & Family
  • Sept. 14 & 15 Phil Lesh & Friends
  • Sept. 21 Don Henley

Check out what major artists are playing shows on Long Island and in New York City this summer.

See the other Coney Island-centric articles from Long Island Weekly’s theme issue.


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In addition to being editor of Garden City Life and Syosset-Jericho Tribune, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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