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Paterson Students Given Free Tickets to Concert Featuring Fetty Wap Aug. 27th

Bauerle's Field at 98 Oak St. in Paterson, site venue for the Back to School Concert, featuring Paterson native and acclaimed artist Fetty Wap. Credits: Javier Cabrera

UPDATE August 21, 2015

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson rapper Fetty Wap will be performing a free concert for local students on Thursday, August 27.

The 2015 Back to School Concert is being hosted by Mayor Jose 'joey' Torres, the Paterson City Recreation Department and the City's Municipal Council. The performance will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Bauerle's Field located at 98 Oak St. in Paterson. 

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In case of rain the concert will take place at John F. Kennedy High School, 61-127 Preakness Ave. in Paterson on the same date and time.

Admission is free to all Paterson High School students. However, since seating is limited, tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Tickets will be available at Pennington Park on Monday, August 24th starting at 7:30 am. All students must bring and show their school's ID in order to receive their free tickets.

Students can also pick up tickets at the following schools:

Eastside H. S. (250 tickets) from 7:30 am to 9:00 am

John F. Kennedy (250 tickets) from 9:00 am to 10:30 am

HARP Academy (100) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Panther Academy (100) from 11:30 to 12:30 pm

International H.S. (100) from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Garrett Morgan Academy (100) from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Passaic County Tech. (100) 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Alternative Ed (100) from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Rosa Parks (100) from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

The concert is promoted by RGF Production/300 Entertainment. Fetty Wap, a double platinum recording artist, is also the first male rapper with three songs on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart during the week of July 26, 2015 to August 1, 2015.

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