Mariah Carey is playing a free show in Central Park!
The diva will join the NY Philharmonic for a Sandy relief benefit on July 13.
Mon Jun 24 2013
Illustration: Rob Kelly
Last time Mariah Carey sang in Central Park—about a month ago for a Good Morning America performance—her dress popped open. Not to be deterred by a wardrobe snafu, the "#Beautiful" songstress is coming back as a special guest of the New York Philharmonic. Alan Gilbert is at the helm, leading the premier orchestra in NYC- and baseball-themed offerings, and comeback queen Carey will join for a smattering of '90s-era classics and newbies off her upcoming record, The Art of Letting Go. Just cross your fingers that "Heartbreaker" is on the set list (and maybe Jay-Z shows up too? Are we asking for too much?).
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The free, ticketed concert, put on by MLB All-Star to benefit Sandy relief efforts, goes down on Central Park's Great Lawn on July 13. Set your alarm: Tickets will become available at 10am Wednesday morning here and here.
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