Plainfield, NJ - On Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 5PM Sponsored by: The City of Plainfield (including the Cultural & Heritage and Human Relations Commissions), Mayor Adrian Mapp and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders; along with CO-SPONSORS: New Outlook Pioneers, Mr. Plainfield (Robert Graham),TD+Partners -A Community Impact Development Firm, and Re/Max Select, Sandra L. Chambers, Owner of the Chambers Elite Group, as well as, CONTRIBUTORS:  McDonalds Plainfield, and Rackson Restaurants, will present “Music in the Park @ Milt Campbell Field” located at 1322 East 3rd Street, Plainfield, NJ.  This year’s concert will provide the audience with a range of music diversity featuring some old school classic R & B, reggae, and Latin. 

The Plainfield Idol Competition kicks off the concert at 5PM and provides a platform for non-professional youth singers between the ages of 8 – 18 years old to share their talent in a youth friendly, supportive environment.  All competitors receive a cash award. 

Headlining the list of guest artists is Blue Magic singing hit songs “Spell” and “Sideshow”.  Additionally, performances by Soul Generation, Eban Brown (former lead vocalist w/the Stylistics), Kevin Owens & Larry “Ice” Winfree of Ray, Goodman & Brown, King Banton, Ximena Ibarra and Retta Young & Company will keep the audience captivated all night.  CP Lacey “The Executioner an Apollo Legend” will MC the event.

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“This is the 18th year that this FREE event has been open to the public – all thanks to our sponsors, supporters and the audiences who keep coming back.  These events have tremendous costs associated with them - - and the sponsors provide all of it” says producer Pat Fields.      

Audience participants are reminded to arrive early, bring lawn chairs and support vendors who will be on site.