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NYC3 Is Set To Perform At The YMCA On August 12

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R-O-C-K at the Y-M-C-A

Wayne's Y Kicks off their Summer Concert Series

It’s time to rock out right in your own backyard! The Wayne YMCA is pulling out all of the stops for their 2023 summer concert series as it approaches its 50-year anniversary. With the perfect blend of theatrical music, classic rock, and today’s top hits, the seven featured shows on this year’s roster aim to impress attendees of all ages.

Ari Axelrod will kick off the 2023 concert series on July 6 with his show, “A Place For Us: A Celebration of Jewish Broadway.”

The 2023 lineup includes multiple established artists, including Donna Vivino and Marissa Mulder. Vivino has starred in multiple Broadway shows including Wicked, Les Miserables, and Hairspray. She has also worked alongside Martin Short in “Fame Becomes Me.” Mulder is a multi-award-winning artist who recreates the timeless material of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

For fans of today’s top hits, NYC3 is set to take the stage on August 12th for a special Saturday night show. The three-piece group will cover popular songs from artists such as Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, and Maroon 5. A Touch of Grey, another band on this year’s lineup, will take attendees right back to the good ol’ days with a tribute to The Grateful Dead.

This year’s star-studded lineup has been a work in progress for quite some time and it would not be the same without those working diligently to maintain its high standard.

Naomi Miller, who has been organizing the Wayne YMCA concert series for over 30 years, remains dedicated to keeping the series and its traditions alive while also embracing change.

“I call the summer concert series staff and attendees my summer family,” Miller explains. “There are subscribers who have been coming year after year and with that comes a certain feeling of camaraderie. It’s just this wonderful feeling that really makes the summer special.”

That staff includes Meryl Budnick, who has been working on the summer concert series alongside Miller for 10 years now. With the addition of new bands and the ultimate variety of music, Budnick is certain that there truly is something for people of all ages.

“The selections for this year appeal to everyone who loves music,” Budnick explains. “It’s the perfect opportunity to get dressed up and enjoy some live music after grabbing dinner or before having coffee. We have a professional performing arts center — that’s fully air-conditioned — right here at the YMCA in Wayne. No schlepping lawn chairs!”

It’s time to call your friends, grab those tickets, and set the date. The 2023 Wayne YMCA Concert Series is surely one you won’t want to miss.

  • NYC3 Is Set To Perform At The YMCA On August 12

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